Events

  1. Summer Send Off: Mid Michigan

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    Each summer Hope alumni, students and parents meet members of the incoming class and their families at a series of welcome events.

    Summer Send Off: Mid Michigan
    Date
    Location
    Patriarche Park
    Summer Send Off: Mid Michigan 6:00 pm - Patriarche Park
  2. HSRT: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

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    by Christopher Durang

    Performance Dates:
    July 8, 9, 12, 14, 16, 26
    August 4, 12

    HSRT: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
    Date
    Cost
    Adults: $23-$27; Senior, Faculty and Staff: $20-$25; Children under 18: $15
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike 8:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Theatre
  3. HSRT: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

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    When boredom strikes Sally and her brother while their mother is away, it seems as though there is nothing to be done to brighten up the rainy day.

    HSRT: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
    Date
    Cost
    $12 per person
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat 10:30 am - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Studio Theatre
  4. HSRT: Go, Dog. Go!

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    Written by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz, Music by Michael Korner

    Performances: 
    10:30 a.m. shows:
    ​​​​​​​July 13, 15, 25, 29
    August 3, 8, 11, 12

    2 p.m. shows:
    July 16, 23, 27
    August 1, 5, 10

    HSRT: Go, Dog. Go!
    Date
    Cost
    $12 per person
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Go, Dog. Go! 2:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Studio Theatre
  5. Stammtisch German Conversation Group

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    Open to German speakers of all levels who want to practice their German!

    Stammtisch German Conversation Group
    Date
    Location
    The Curragh
    Stammtisch German Conversation Group 4:30 pm - The Curragh
  6. HSRT: The Fantasticks

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    by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt

    Performance Dates, 8:00 p.m. shows: 
    ​July 22, 23, 25, 27, 30*
    August 1, 3, 5, 9, 11  
    (*denotes 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. shows)

    HSRT: The Fantasticks
    Date
    Cost
    Adults: $28-$33; Senior, Faculty and Staff: $25-$30; Children under 18: $15
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: The Fantasticks 8:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Theatre
  7. HSRT: Hairspray

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    by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan

    Performance Dates | 8:00 pm shows:
    June 17, 18, 23, 29, 30
    July 5, 7, 13, 15, 20, 28
    August 6*, 8, 13 (*denotes 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. shows)

    HSRT: Hairspray
    Date
    Cost
    Adults: $28-$33; Senior, Faculty & Staff: $25-$30; Children under 18: $15
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Hairspray 8:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Theatre
  8. HSRT: Oedipus

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    Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin

    Performance Dates, 8:00 p.m. shows:
    June 24, 25, 28
    July 6, 21, 29
    August 2, 10

    HSRT: Oedipus
    Date
    Cost
    Adults: $23-$27; Senior, Faculty and Staff: $20-$25; Children under 18: $15
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Oedipus 8:00 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center Theatre
  9. One Night Only: Monkey Business

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    A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth.

    One Night Only: Monkey Business
    Date
    Cost
    $5
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    One Night Only: Monkey Business 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  10. Special Spy Series- James Bond- Goldfinger

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    Special Spy Series- James Bond- Goldfinger
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Special Spy Series- James Bond- Goldfinger 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre *Knickerbocker Theatre
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News

  1. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show three James Bond films during its “Super Spy” series every Friday from August 5 to August 19 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, each film will be preceded with commentary and poetry from Bond aficionado Michelle Disler.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Three James Bond Films in August
  2. Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe

    The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show four films featuring Marilyn Monroe during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from August 1 through August 22 at 7:30 p.m.

    Knickerbocker Theatre to Show Four Films Featuring Marilyn Monroe
  3. H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August

    The H2 Dance Company of Hope College is journeying from the West Michigan stage to the global stage in August, as a participant in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world.

    H2 Dance Co. Participating in Festival Fringe in Scotland in August

Hope College by the Numbers

  • 1866Year of College Charter

    Hope College was founded by the Rev. A.C. Van Raalte and was officially chartered in 1866. During the 2015–2016 school year, Hope is celebrating 150 years of rigorous academics and faithful, Christian leadership.

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