Arts Drop-In

College Park Arts Exchange is bringing their classic Arts Drop-In series to MilkBoy ArtHouse! Every second Sunday of the month, adults and kids alike are welcome to take part in fun arts projects facilitated by arts specialist Aaron Springer.

Bring the family, take a seat, order brunch and get started on your project. You'll leave MilkBoy ArtHouse will a full stomach – and an artistic memento from your experience.

Seating and capacity are limited. Project supplies are provided at no cost, but we encourage you to purchase brunch and support MilkBoy ArtHouse!

Second Season

The Breaking Point

By Jennifer Kasnadi

The Breaking Point explores how relationships between people devolve due to the current political climate of the US. The piece features interviews with students from the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance studies that comment on how politics affect an "epicenter of apathy."


By Almost Human

City of College Park Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City's annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will feature a keynote address by business strategist, writer and speaker, Jennifer B. Jones. Past and new participants will gather to honor Dr. King's legacy and remind us that We Must Live Together. Stay for a brief reception and an opportunity to meet the performers.

Town Hall

In a small town, somewhere in America, a community gathers to ask their senator questions about the politics of the day, and the proceedings are live-streamed on social media by a young intern. But the conversation turns into a heated debate with mortal stakes when a retired librarian takes the event hostage. 

Maryland Opera Studio students premiere an opera by the winner of the annual Opera Composition Contest. Launched in 2017, the contest is a joint initiative of the Maryland Opera Studio and Artist Partner Program to support the cultivation and performance of new work. 

New Dances

New Dances is a great opportunity for students to present their creative work on stage, no matter how developed it is. New Dances is a fun, supportive and fulfilling experience for everyone!

Maryland Masti 12

Maryland Masti is an annual intercollegiate Garba/Raas competition held by the students at the University of Maryland, College Park. Our goals include spreading awareness of the traditional folk dance cultures of the West Indian State of Gujarat, providing an outlet for current students to express their passion for such dance, entertaining the guests at our show, and having a great weekend -- staff, teams, and audience alike!

Maryland Gospel Choir Concert

College Park's very own gospel choir is committed to encouraging Christian growth, fellowship, leadership and community service. The group brings gospel music favorites to the UMD campus and surrounding areas.  Founded in 1975, the Maryland Gospel Choir strives, through the ministry of song, to reach people's hearts in the hope that they will commit their lives to the Lord.  

2018 Black Theatre & Dance Symposium

The 2018 Black Theatre & Dance Symposium continues to champion efforts towards inclusion and diversity in American theatre, dance, and performance. The goals of this year’s symposium are to emphasize the necessity for dialogue to address diversity and identity, to explore the unique power of theatre, dance, and performance studies to explore potentially explosive issues, and to encourage artist-scholars to be leaders who promote the evolution of civility and society.


Subscribe to The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center RSS