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Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center

Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center

Photo: 2021-2022 Guest Artist Season, Brazilian All Stars, ©2021 Nalinee Darmrong Photography

 

The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center is the hub of cultural activity at the Montgomery College Rockville campus. For the 2022 – 2023 season, patrons can select from a wide variety of performances including music, drama, dance, and art-house films. Discover the Guest Artist Series, Children’s Series, College Performing Arts Series, Music Series and Film Series.

Montgomery College prioritizes the health and safety of its students and employees above all else. Montgomery College requires all individuals (employees, students, contractors, and guests) to wear a face covering (masks) at all times indoors, regardless of vaccination status (except when eating or drinking).

 

Baltimore symphony orchestra
Upcoming Event 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Montgomery College
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
The summer may be over but our Music for Maryland tour continues! Join the BSO at Parilla Performing Arts Center at the Montgomery College for an evening of complimentary music inspired by dance that will uplift your spirit. BSO Assistant Conductor Jonathan Rush leads the Orchestra. Learn more about this event

 

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Theatre Rental

If you are interested in renting our theatre for your event or have specific questions regarding rentals, please contact the theatre’s booking office at 240-567-7537 or email Jim Terry.

Photo: Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center stage, ©2021 Nalinee Darmrong Photography

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Guest Artists Series

The Parilla Performing Arts Center’s Guest Artist Series features high quality shows with multicultural appeal and artistic merit.

Photo: 2021-2022 Guest Artist Series, Tango Argentina, ©2021 Nalinee Darmrong Photography

Learn More About Our Guest Artists Series

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College Performing Arts Series

The College Performing Arts Series features the students of Montgomery College in wonderful productions that are an affordable introduction to live theatre and the performing arts.

Photo: 2021-2022 Guest Artist Series, Working, ©2021 Nalinee Darmrong Photography

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Saturday Morning Children's Series

The Saturday Morning Children’s series is designed for shorter attention spans and introducing children to the fun and magic of live theatre.

Photo by Jati Lindsey

Learn More About Our Childern's Series

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College Music Series

The Montgomery College Music Department presents a variety of free concerts performed by Montgomery College students, faculty, and guests.

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Our Sponsors

The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC)new window, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business and Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges, and universities for arts activities.
Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Artsnew window, a federal agency.