Season Schedule

Dance Kaleidoscope: COLE!

Friday, 09.09.2016 – 7:30PM  

Dance Kaleidoscope, the Hoosier State’s longest dancing professional contemporary dance company, is marking its 45th season with a buoyant tribute to Indiana native Cole Porter. COLE! will bring the songwriter’s best-loved tunes to life in honor of the state’s Bicentennial celebration.

Adam Trent – Magician Reinvented
Adam Trent – Magician Reinvented

Thursday, 09.22.2016 – 7:30PM  

With a fresh take on magic that has been described as “Justin Timberlake meets David Copperfield,” Adam Trent is reinventing the art of illusion. Featured on the Today Show and the Disney Channel, his brand of magic is infused with dance, comedy, and charisma that has electrified audiences around the country.

Al Schmidt Concert Series: Chanticleer

Saturday, 10.22.2016 – 7:30PM  

Known around the world as “an orchestra of voices,” the Grammy award-winning Chanticleer seamlessly blends 12 male voices into a shimmering body of sound. Their original interpretations of vocal literature, as well as contemporary composition, make the gentlemen of Chanticleer the world’s premier male chorus.

Little Shop of Horrors

Friday, 10.28.2016 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 10.29.2016 – 7:30PM   Sunday, 10.30.2016 – 1:30PM   Friday, 11.04.2016 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 11.05.2016 – 7:30PM  

Who doesn’t love a good story about a man-eating plant? Little Shop of Horrors is a dark musical comedy set in a 1960s flower shop where the hapless Seymour has unknowingly acquired a flesh-eating flower that will soon begin its quest for world domination.

Rhonda Vincent and The Rage
Rhonda Vincent and The Rage

Thursday, 11.10.2016 – 7:30PM  

With lightning fast picking and powerhouse, soulful vocals, it’s no wonder that the Wall Street Journal called Rhonda Vincent the “queen of bluegrass.” Her musical court, The Rage, is comprised of some of the genre’s finest musicians. Together they marry traditional and contemporary influences into an unforgettable sound.

The Texas Tenors – Deep in the Heart of Christmas

Friday, 12.09.2016 – 7:30PM  

Since their debut six years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have generated a world-wide following and performed more than 1000 concerts around the globe. Now the trio will bring the holiday spirit to Hatfield Hall with their smooth, soaring vocals, and warm, engaging style.

Rose Holiday Concert
Rose Holiday Concert

Sunday, 12.11.2016 – 1:30PM  

Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway
Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway

Thursday, 01.19.2017 – 7:30PM  

An award-winning composer, lyricist and producer, Neil Berg brings impressive credentials and top Broadway talent together in a performance that brings some of the best show tunes of the past century to life. Peppered throughout are anecdotes and stories behind some of the best-loved musicals and performers to grace the stage. Sponsored By:

The Servant of Two Masters

Friday, 01.27.2017 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 01.28.2017 – 7:30PM   Sunday, 01.29.2017 – 1:30PM   Friday, 02.03.2017 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 02.04.2017 – 7:30PM  

Set in modern day Venice Beach, the story begins with Beatrice, a woman who has disguised herself as her dead brother in order to collect her dowry, and her quirky, gluttonous servant Truffaldina. Carlo Goldoni’s 18th century comedy twists and turns through comedic misunderstandings before coming to a satisfying conclusion.

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra

Friday, 02.17.2017 – 7:30PM  

They’ve been heard on movie soundtracks and television programs, and received accolades from coast to coast. As the world’s only year-round, professional ensemble re-creating the syncopated sounds of early musical theater and silent cinema, Paragon Ragtime Orchestra brings “America’s original music” to life.

Peking Acrobats
Peking Acrobats

Thursday, 03.09.2017 – 7:30PM  

The Peking Acrobats have wowed audiences around the world over with their amazing feats of physical strength and precision control in the great Chinese acrobatic tradition. Featured in the movie Ocean’s 11, the troupe has also performed on television, and numerous sold-out appearances with symphony orchestras in the U.S. and Canada.

Engineers in Concert
Rose Chorus

Sunday, 03.12.2017 – 1:30PM 

Join us at the White Chapel for this special presentation by the Rose Chorus, Canticles of Peace – Songs of Peace in Our World.  Anthems will include the very familiar setting of “Let There Be Peace on Earth” by Sy Miller and Jill Jackson, as well as two settings of “Dona Nobis Pacem” by Sally Albrecht and Sherri Porterfield.  Other selections include “Glorious Peace” a spiritual by John Parker and Patti Drennan, “A Peaceful Kyrie” by John Purifoy and “One >

Engineers in Concert
Engineers in Concert

Thursday, 03.16.2017 – 7:30PM  

A breadth of student, faculty and staff talent will be on display at the 37th annual Engineers in Concert on March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hatfield Hall Theater. This year’s show features dance routines; guitar, marimba and trombone pieces; vocal solos; a new jazz arrangement by Jazz Band director Norm Hanson; and even a Bollywood parody. Several student groups also will perform, including Rose-Hulman’s orchestra, jazz combo, jazz band and dance ensemble. Steve Newman, director of the Rose >

Rose Jazz Ensemble Concert
Rose-Hulman Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble Concert

Sunday, 03.19.2017 – 1:30PM  

The Concert Band will open their portion of the program with a concert standard, the First Suite in E-flat by Gustav Holst, which will highlight many fine soloists. This will be followed by Fantasia on an Alleluia Hymn which will use Rose-Hulman’s beautiful organ, played by Steve Newman, our Rose Choir director. For a popular piece, we will be performing Selections from Phantom of the Opera. Next will be the Tuba Tiger Rag, featuring members of our tuba section, and >

Home Free
Home Free

Saturday, 03.25.2017 – 7:30PM  

Home Free came crashing in the country world in 2013, after winning NBC’s The Sing-Off.  Since catapulting into the natural spotlight, Home Free has become a household name for peppering Nashville country standards with country-dipped pop hits (and having a great time doing so).  The 5-man band has become known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature no-instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor. VIP Ticket Special VIP experience tickets, which include exclusive access to the band, pre-show crowd-free >

Anything Goes

Friday, 04.21.2017 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 04.22.2017 – 7:30PM   Sunday, 04.23.2017 – 1:30PM   Friday, 04.28.2017 – 7:30PM   Saturday, 04.29.2017 – 7:30PM  

Set sail on the original love boat, the S.S. American, when Rose Drama club brings the music of Cole Porter to the stage in Anything Goes. The classic story features mistaken identities, star-crossed lovers, and finger-snapping tunes. Don’t miss this tale of shenanigans on the high seas.

Russian National Ballet: Don Quixote

Friday, 05.05.2017 – 7:30PM  

The Russian National Ballet will bring some of the world’s best classical dance talent to Hatfield Hall in our season finale show, telling the classic story of Don Quixote through dance. Founded in Moscow in the late 1980s, the Russian National Ballet is steeped in the country’s classical dance traditions, and its dancers are the epitome of elegance and grace in movement.

Rose Symphony Orchestra
Rose Symphony Orchestra Concert

Tuesday, 05.16.2017 – 7:30PM  

The Rose-Hulman Symphony Orchestra will play Romeo And Juliet by Tchaikovsky, Mars and Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Holst, and Symphony No. 9 From The New World by Antonin Dvorak.