Colgate's major theater productions are held at Brehmer, a proscenium theater with a capacity of 336. Each year Brehmer hosts up to 10 theater productions, as well as concerts and lecture events.
Performances are also given in the “Little Brehmer,” which provides a more intimate relationship between audience and performers as both are located on the main stage. SEE MORE Location:
Dana Arts Center
The chapel is a critical artistic venue. The University Orchestra
practices and performs in the chapel, as do numerous musical, singing, and a cappella
groups. Dancefest, the most popular student event on campus, is held here.
The chapel also hosts regular University Church services, convocations, and many visiting lecturers and performers, including regular appearances by the Manhattan String Quartet. SEE MORE Location:
Golden is a 150-seat lecture hall/theater with digital projection capabilities for computer, DVD, dual slide, 16 mm film, and dual 35 mm film projection — a rarity on college campuses. The auditorium is home to the popular Friday Night 35 mm Film Series. Location:
105 Little Hall
At a time when many small-town movie houses have gone dark, the Hamilton Movie Theater is thriving. A mainstay in the Hamilton village and Colgate community, the theater screens current Hollywood films, midnight films, matinees for children, live opera broadcasts, and indie films, and hosts a book-and-movie club. SEE MORE More about Hamilton Movie Theater Location:
Downtown Hamilton, 7 Lebanon St.
Love is a high-capacity lecture hall and theater. The student organization Take Two screens Hollywood movies in the auditorium for free on weekends. Location:
Olin Hall, the Quad