Actors in the Theatre production of Cinderella

Visual & Performing Arts

Barton has no shortage of events to offer the community. Each season brings a unique flavor of visual and performing arts. Live entertainment. Right in your back yard.

Next Show: 

Audition for the Holiday Play - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever"
Great Bend Community Theatre & Barton Community College Production
Audition form auditions.bartontheatre.com 

CKPTL Recital
October 24
Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel and Room F-111
Barton County Campus
2:30 p.m.

Halloween Event - "Haunting on the Hill"
Theatre Production - "BABA YAGA" by the Barton Bards
October 30
Fine Arts Building
2-5 p.m.
FREE Community event -  Patrons must reserve their tickets in advance through BookTix - check back soon for schedule of events and other details! 

Family-friendly community celebration includes games, costume contest, music, art-making, dance session and performances including "BABA YAGA! "
Hosted by the Barton Performing Arts Departments. 

COVID-19- Stop the Spread! Face coverings are recommended if you have not been vaccinated.

Instrumental Concert - "Night at the Movies2: Back with a Vengeance"
November 18
Fine Arts Auditorium/Livestream via Facebook
7:30 p.m.
Free event - Patrons are asked to reserve their tickets through BookTix

Spring Musical - MAMMA MIA!
March 4-6 & 10-12
Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.: Saturday & Sunday @ 2 p.m.
Fine Arts Auditorium

Tickets available through BookTix 

  • $12 - Adults - includes max 2 free children tickets (5 years or younger) per paid adult
  • $12 - Children 6 years and up through adult
  • No Livestream option!
  • No ticket sales at the door, patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance! 

 

Visit the calendar of events or see below for a full listing of events! 

Performing Arts Department 2021-2022 Schedule of Events

August
August

Barton Dance Theatre Scholarship Ceremony  
August 17 
L116
5 p.m.
 

Fall Play & Theatre Production Play Auditions -"Clue, On Stage," written by Sandy Rustin
August 25 - 27 
Fine Arts Auditorium
7-9 p.m.
**Performances are on October 1-3 & 7-9 - Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m., Saturday & Sunday @ 2 p.m. 

 

September
September

Labor Day - Drumline @ Labor Day Parade in Hoisington
September 6

Faculty Recital
September 16
Fine Arts Auditorium/Livestream
4 p.m. 

October
October

Fall Play - Clue, On Stage
October 1-3 & 7-9
Fine Arts Auditorium/Livestreaming on Sunday, October 3rd only
Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.: Saturday & Sunday @ 2 p.m. 

Hip Hop Master Class - Special guest, "SugEasy" Singleton
October 8
TBD
4 p.m. 

Auditions for the Holiday Play - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever "
Great Bend Community Theatre & Barton Community College Production
October 11-13
Fine Arts Auditorium
5 - 9 p.m. 
Check back for contact and sign-up details!

Autumn Arts Concert
October 14
Fine Arts Auditorium
7:30 p.m.

Tabor Voice Festival 
October 23
Tabor College

CKPTL Recital
October 24
Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel and Room F-111
Barton County Campus
2:30 p.m.

NATS Competition
October 28
Nebraska/Colorado

Halloween Event - "Haunting on the Hill"
October 30
Fine Arts Building
2-5 p.m.
FREE - Tickets through BookTix - check back soon for ticket details. 

Family-friendly community celebration includes games, costume contest, music, art-making, dance session and performances including "BABA YAGA! "
Hosted by the Barton Performing Arts Departments. 

November
November

ESSDAK Conference
November 3-4
Hutchinson

NATS Competition
November 5-6
K-State

Barton Dance Theatre: 1st Audition for Spring 2022
November 6
Studio 34
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Student Recital
November 10
Morrison Chapel/Livestream via Facebook
4 p.m.

Instrumental Concert - "Night at the Movies2: Back with a Vengeance"
November 18
Fine Arts Auditorium/Livestream via Facebook
7:30 p.m.
Free event - Patrons are asked to reserve their tickets through BookTix

Barton Dance Theatre: Kansas Dance Festival
November 18-20
Wichita State University

Dancing Around the World
November 30
Location TBD - Tentatively Studio 34
7 p.m. 

December
December

Holiday Concert: (Music/Dance/Theatre)
December 6
Fine Arts Auditorium
7:30 p.m. 

Student usher sign-up link ushers.bartontheatre.com

Spring Musical Auditions 
December 7-8
Fine Arts Auditorium

Fall Student/Community Production - The Best Christmas Pageant Ever  
December 10-12
The Crest 
For more information and to purchase tickets - The Crest website

January 2022
January 2022

Spring Musical Auditions
January 5-6
Fine Arts Auditorium

 

February 2022
February 2022

Performing Arts Scholarship Audition Day 1
February 12
Virtual

Animal Creative Camp for Kids (Barton Dance Theatre fund raising event)
February 13
Tentatively Kirkman
2 - 5 p.m.

Auditions for late Spring Play
February 21 & 23
Fine Arts Auditorium

Cougar College Dance Day (Dance department recruiting event)
February 24
9:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Kansas Music Educators Convention
February 24-26
Wichita

March 2022
March 2022

Spring Musical - MAMMA MIA!
March 4-6 & 10-12
Fine Arts Auditorium
No livestream option!
**Performances on Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 p.m., Saturday & Sunday @ 2 p.m. 

Parnassus Auditions
March 5
Morrison Chapel/F111
9:00 a.m.

Barton Music Department hosts CPL Central Prairie League Music Festival
March 8
Barton Campus - Fine Arts building
All day event

Performing Arts Scholarship Audition Day 2
March 12
Virtual

Barton Dance Theatre @ Regional American College Dance Festival
March 18-20
Norman, OK

Barton Masterclass
March 25
Fine Arts - F20
3-4 p.m.

Barton Dance Theatre: 1st Audition for Fall 2022
March 26
Studio 34 (one-on-one)
10 - 11:15 a.m.

April 2022
April 2022

Performing Arts Scholarship Audition Day 3
April 2
Virtual

Advisement Day Tour: Jazz Band/Hilltop Singers/Dance/Theatre Tours
April 5

KSHSAA Regional Music Festival
April 6
Barton Campus 
All day event

Student Recital
April 7
Morrison Chapel/Livestream
4 p.m.

Student Choreography Audition
April 10
Studio 34
4 p.m.

Instrumental Concert
April 22
Fine Arts Auditorium
7:30 p.m.

Barton Dance Theatre Spring Concert
April 27& 28
Fine Arts Auditorium
7 p.m.

May 2022
May 2022

Theatre Production
May 4-5
Fine Arts Auditorium

Student Recital
May 5
Morrison Chapel
4:00 p.m. 

Barton Dance Theatre: 2nd Audition for Fall 2022
May 7
Studio 34
6 - 7:15 p.m.

Music Endowment Concert
May 9
Fine Arts Auditorium/Livestream
7:30 p.m.