2018 Spring Arts Season   

MESA, Arizona – Jan. 17, 2018 – Mesa Community College kicks off the new year with National Theatre film screenings, musicals, theatrical performances, bands, orchestra concerts and a dance showcase.

Performances and exhibitions feature up-and-coming student artists and renowned craft masters presented in acclaimed venues on MCC campuses.

MCC’s Southern and Dobson campus (1833 W. Southern Ave.) is home to the college’s Performing Arts Center, which is easily accessed via the Longmore Way entrance on the college’s eastern edge, and the MCC Theatre and the Art Gallery, accessible from the Solar Way entrance east of Dobson Road. The Rehearsal and Performance (RAP) Centre is located in the Saguaro building on the MCC Red Mountain Campus (7110 E. McKellips Rd.).

The Performing Arts Center delivers exceptional acoustics and visibility for musical, instrumental and dance performances. Boasting theatrical modernizations, MCC Theatre delivers an intimate experience to stage performances and the Valley-favorite Art Gallery embraces the dynamic and multidisciplinary nature of today’s visual culture. The Rehearsal and Performance (RAP) Centre has state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems.

Catch a glimpse behind the scenes during the creation of select performances on these social media sites: MesaCC Facebook, MesaCC Twitter  and MesaCC Instagram.

Visit MCC’s Arts website mesacc.edu/arts to reserve seats and view details on these upcoming shows. Additional performances are added throughout the semester, so check the site regularly.


Yerma - NT Live Screening -- Jan. 19 in the MCC Theatre


Young Marx - NT Live Screening -- Feb. 2 in the MCC Theatre

MPJE Jazz Concert -- Feb. 20 in the Performing Arts Center

Community, Concert Band & Orchestra Concert -- Feb. 27 in the Performing Arts Center

MCC Jazz Ensemble Concert ​Featuring the Latin Jazz Band -- Feb. 28 in the Performing Arts Center


Arizona Cantilena Chorale Concert -- March 2 in the Rehearsal and Performance (RAP) Center 

Desert Echoes Flute Project Concert -- March 2 in the Performing Arts Center

Hamlet - NT Live Screening -- March 2 in the MCC Theatre

A Choral Concert -- March 8 in the Performing Arts Center 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - NT Live Screening -- March 9 at MCC Theatre

7th Annual Festival of the Arts -- March 22 on the MCC Theatre lawn 

Follies - NT Live Screening -- March 22 & 23 in the MCC Theatre


The Annual Juried Art Student Show -- April 2-26 in the Art Gallery

Spring Dance Showcase -- April 12 and 13 in the Performing Arts Center

The MPJE Jazz Concert -- April 17 in the Performing Arts Center

Jazz Ensemble Concert -- April 18 in the Performing Arts Center

Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play -- April 20-28 in the MCC Theatre

Desert Echoes Flute Project Concert -- April 20 in the Performing Arts Center

Community, Concert Band and Orchestra Concert -- April 24 in the Performing Arts Center


Guitar and Percussion Concert -- May 2 in the Performing Arts Center

Chorale Concert -- May 3 in the Performing Arts Center

Arizona Cantilena Chorale Concert at MCC Red Mountain -- May 4 in the Rehearsal and Performance (RAP) Center

Julius Caesar - NT Live Screening -- May 18 in the MCC Theatre

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Media Contact: Dawn Zimmer, dawn.zimmer@mesacc.edu, 480-461-7892

Mesa Community College is nationally recognized for service-learning, career and technical programs, civic engagement and innovative approaches to higher education. The college serves as a resource for career readiness, transfer education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Host to more than 30,000 students annually, MCC offers more than 150 degree and certificate programs at its two campuses and additional locations. MCC is an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body that enriches the learning experience. Renowned faculty are dedicated to student success, providing the education and training that empowers MCC students to compete locally and nationally. MCC, located in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, is one of 10 colleges comprising the Maricopa County Community College District. For additional information, Visit mesacc.edu.

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) http://www.ncahlc.org

Maricopa Community Colleges is an EEO/AA institution.

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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018