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Arts, Humanities & Communications Division

MJC Arts, Humanities & Communication Alumni Survey

The MJC Arts Division serves the surrounding community by providing quality performing and visual arts experiences for audiences both young and experienced. The Art Gallery presents a variety of shows each year focused on student, faculty and community work.

An outstanding community orchestra and band provide free and low cost concerts for students and area music lovers. The Theatre and Dance Department produces seven events each year including comedies, dramas and modern, jazz and hip-hop dance concerts.

The Arts Division partners with on and off campus organizations to produce an annual calendar of special events including international music ensembles, guest lecturers, political commentators and solo artists.

Looking to transfer to a four-year university? MJC's Arts, Humanities and Communications programs are the gateway to a wide range of popular majors.

Programs

Art and Photography
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Art History
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Studio Arts
Associate in Arts:  Art
Associate in Arts:  Photography

Communication Studies
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Communication Studies
Associate in Arts:  Communication Studies
Skills Recognition Award:  Communication Studies

Associate in Arts:  Dance

Humanities
Associate in Arts:  General Studies – Emphasis in Humanities
Associate in Arts:  University Preparation – Emphasis in Humanities

Music
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Music
Associate in Arts:  Music
Skills Recognition Award:  Recording Arts

Theatre
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Theatre
Associate in Arts:  Theatre
Skills Recognition Award:  Design and Technical Theatre
Skills Recognition Award:  Theatre Performance

Location

Arts, Humanities, & Communications - Division Office
Performing and Media Arts Center Room 205 (PAC 205)
435 College Ave - Modesto, CA 95350

Michael Sundquist, Division Dean
Lori Sammis, Division Secretary
Jacquelin Wingett, Administrative Technician
Mandy Landis, Administrative Assistant
Clinton Leach,  Division Office Student Worker

 

Division Events Spring 2018

January 

Campus Opens
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Spring Classes Begin
Monday, January 8, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Monday, January 15, 2018
Campus Closed

Stanislaus County Music Educators Association Festival
January 26 & 27
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Church & State
Directed by Jim Johnson
January 25, 26, 27 and February 2, 3, at 7pm
February 4 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Room 222
$11 General / $9 Student
Tickets Available Online & At the Door 90 minutes before curtain

Guitar Faculty Concert
Tuesday, January 30 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
David Chapman / chapmand@mjc.edu

February

Off~Balance Dance Repertory Concert
February 7, 8, 9, 10 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Student
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Kim Davis / davisk@mjc.edu

Four Seasons: Louise and Rachel and other original short plays
Written & Directed by Michael Lynch
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
Auditions February 6 and 7, 2018 at 6pm
Rehearsals begin April 2018
Performances May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 
MJC, Cabaret West Theatre, West Campus

MJC Speech Night
Experience a presentation 
Tuesday, February 13
4:00pm/7:00pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$5 Pre-sale / $8 at the door
Ryan Guy / guyr@mjc.edu
Taure Shimp / shimpt@mjc.edu

Lincoln Holiday
Friday, February 16, 2018
Campus Closed

Washington Holiday
Monday, February 19, 2018
Campus Closed

MJC Faculty Music Concert
Friday, February 23 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
$12 General / $10 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@mjc.edu

March

41st Annual Celebration of the Humanities
Celebrating:
Art ~ Music ~ Theatre Monologues ~
Playwriting ~ Humanities ~ Literature ~ Photography
Rules & Entry Form

Hairspray  (Musical)
March 23 at 10am *special schools/groups performance, for information please call 209.575.6081
March 16,17, 22, 23, 24 at 7pm 
March 25 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$15 General / $12 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

Guit~Artist Series Concert
Tuesday, March 20 at 7pm
Tickets $12 General / $8 Students & Seniors
MJC, Recital Hall
David Chapman / chapmand@mjc.edu

Voice Recital
Monday, March 26 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Sandra Bengochea / rubalcavas@mjc.edu

Electronic Music Concert
Wednesday, March 28 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
David Dow / dowd@mjc.edu

April

Voice Recital
Tuesday, April 3 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@mjc.edu

String Concert
Friday, April 6 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Anne Martin / martinan@mjc.edu

Guitar End-Of Semester Concert
Tuesday, April 10 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
David Chapman / chapmand@mjc.edu

Jazz Band Concert
Monday, April 9 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Concert
Thursday, April 12 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

41st Annual New Music Concert
Friday, April 13 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
David Dow / dowd@mjc.edu

Symphonic Band Concert
Monday, April 16 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Community Orchestra Concert
The Great B's Bach, Beethoven, and the Beatles! 
Tuesday, April 17 at 7pm
Tickets: $5 General / $1 Students
Tickets available at the door
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Anne Martin / martinan@mjc.edu

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, April 19 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Free Concert
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@mjc.edu

Love and All that Jazz Choral Concert
Friday, April 20 at 7pm
Tickets: $6 General / $3 Students & Seniors
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@mjc.edu

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, April 20 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Free Concert
Janisse Foresti / forestij@mjc.edu

Finals Weeks
April 23 - April 28

Intermediate Acting Showcase
Tuesday, April 24 at 7pm
MJC, Little Theatre
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

2018 Commencement
Friday, April 27, 2018 at TBA

Summer Session Begin
Monday, May 1, 2018

Four Seasons: Louise and Rachel and other original short plays
Written & Directed by Michael Lynch
Performances May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 
Tickets: $11 General / $9 Students & Seniors

MJC, Cabaret West Theatre

Contact Us

(209) 575-6081

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