Performing Arts








Music Ensembles

Muskegon Community College’s Music Department will help develop your interest in music, whether you are beginning your study as a music professional or studying for enrichment and fun. Our dedicated and experienced faculty will prepare you for a career in music or simply for the life-long enjoyment of music.

The award winning West Michigan Concert Winds is under the direction of Gail Brechting.  The Shoreline Symphony, founded in 2012 and directed by Annette Jurcevic , is a Muskegon Community College music ensemble for community members and offered through MCC Continuing Education. For more information, please contact Daniel M. Meyers, (231) 777-0278.

MCC Music Performance 2017-18 Schedule

October 18, 2017 Fall Jazz and Wind Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
October 22, 2017 Fall Choir Concert, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
November 18, 2017 Shoreline Symphony, “The Power of Destiny,” 7 p.m., Frauenthal Center
November 19, 2017 Muskegon Area Honors Orchestra, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 8, 2017 West Michigan Concert Winds, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 9, 2017 MCC Holiday Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
December 10, 2017 MCC Music Concert, 2 p.m., Loutit Library, Grand Haven, MI
February 24, 2018 MCC Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
March 18, 2018 Shoreline Symphony, 3 p.m., Frauenthal Center
April 9, 2018 Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
April 15, 2018 Muskegon Area Honors Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Frauenthal Center
April 22, 2018 West Michigan Concert Winds, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
June 7, 2018 Shoreline Symphony, 3 p.m. Frauenthal Center
Frauenthal Center

The Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon, will host MCC’s musical performances in 2017-18.










The Center for Theater

MCC Performance of Taming of the Shrew

A scene from MCC’s 2017 performance of “The Taming of the Shrew”

The Center, which operates within the Arts and Humanities Department, provides theater classes for MCC students as well as a diversified schedule of performances. These include a season of plays produced by the College, an annual concert by the Overbrook Dance Theater, and touring productions of various kinds.

2017-2018 Calendar of Events

Based on the Myths of Ovid
Written and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman
October 18-22, 2017

By Celeste Raspanti
With the Center for Holocaust and Gender Studies – Muskegon
November 4, 2017

BOILING POINT: Water, Politics and Power
By the Overbrook Players
Ripped from the headlines
November 29-December 2, 2017

By Jim Leonard, Jr.
February 21-25, 2018

April 13-14, 2018

April 26, 2018

For more information or tickets, call (231) 777-0324

Muskegon Dance Movement



MUSKEGON DANCE MOVEMENT is  the Muskegon Community College resident dance company under the artistic direction of MCC Dance Coordinator Melissa Brunsting.

“I strive to make dance a part of the culture in our city, and center my choreography around that goal as much as possible,” explained Brunsting, who grew up in Western New York before earning a bachelor’s degree in dance from Hope College.

Overbrook Dance Theater in Concert XXIX on April 13-14 at MCC

The Overbrook Dance Theater in Concert XXIX will be held in Muskegon Community College’s Overbrook Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14.

The concert will feature the works of Muskegon Dance Movement, MCC’s resident dance company under the artistic direction of MCC Dance Coordinator Melissa Brunsting. Also performing will be two guest artists – Striketime Dance Theatre from Hope College and Grand Rapids Dance Ensemble.

Ticket prices are $10 for the public and $5 for MCC students, faculty, and staff. For additional information, please contact the MCC Overbrook Box Office at (231) 777-0324 or stop by Room 166 on the MCC main campus.