Gearan Center for the Performing Arts


HWS Theatre Announces 2020-2021 Season

Fri, 21 Aug 2020

Campus Beauty 10_19_16-0315How do you plan a theatre season when gathering in an enclosed space is dangerous to artists and audiences? You take the show on the road, over the airwaves, or…

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A Celebration of Dance at Koshare 2019

Wed, 30 Oct 2019

KoshareKoshare, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Dance Collective, will showcase upwards of 150 dancers in more than twenty diverse pieces on the Smith Opera House stage on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday,…

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Kyle Marshall Choreography in Residence

Thu, 07 Nov 2019

Kyle MarshallThe HWS Dance Department was delighted to present Kyle Marshall Choreography, a New York City-based contemporary modern dance company on Nov. 4-6. KMC is a dance company that sees the dancing…

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Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

On January 23, 2016, Hobart and William Smith celebrated the grand opening of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts, an extraordinary 65,000-squarefoot facility that brings together music, dance, theatre and media and society in a unified academic space for the first time in HWS history. This incredible facility gives the performing arts a space designed to illuminate the remarkable academic and creative work taking place on campus.

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