HCC's Visual & Performing Arts Programs are designed to foster excellence in creative expression. Whether serving the student planning to transfer to a college or the student exploring new avenues of imagination, the purpose is the same: To place technique and discipline at the service of creative vision.
Visual & Performing Arts Programs
Explore your interests in printmaking, design and other disciplines with trained professional artists as your professors. Read more »
Acquire the technique, discipline and experience needed to develop your creative potential in dance. Read more »
Discover your creative potential as you take part in on-stage performances and on-screen productions. Read more »
Explore your creative side as you learn to read and play music. Read more »
Apr 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM, at Spring Branch Art Gallery
Juried art exhibition of Northwest Studio Arts students enrolled in their first section of a given art medium course of Design, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, or Digital Art.
Apr 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at Eastside Wedge Space
SE Art presents the Jorge Galvan and John PLuecker Art Exhibition
Apr 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at Northline Campus Art Gallery
The Northline Gallery will show art from students in Painting, Drawing, Two Dimensional Design and Three Dimensional Design.
Apr 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at Eastside Learning Hub Art Gallery
SE ART - Spring Student Exhibition
Apr 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Art Gallery
Exhibition features the artwork of HCC art studio students at West Loop and Stafford locations. Juried for awards in 11 categories: Drawing, Painting (Acrylic and Watercolor), 2-D design, 3-D design, Ceramics, Printmaking, Life Drawing, Metalsmithing, Digital Art and Photography.
Apr 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at Central Fine Arts Center Art Gallery
Central Art Spring Student Show
Apr 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Spring Branch Performing Arts Center
In Neil LaBute's Reasons to Be Pretty, Four friends are forced to confront a sea of deceit, infidelity, and betrayed trust in their journey to answer: How much is pretty worth? This performance may contain sensitive language and/or subject matter, for Mature Audiences only.
Apr 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
SW music presents a Music Faculty concert.
Apr 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM, at Central Fine Arts Center Art Gallery
Central Art Students Spring Show Opening Reception & Award Ceremony
Apr 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM, at Theatre One Mers Stage
Recital showcasing the students of the Central Campus Music Program.
Apr 27, 2017 at 2:30 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
The Kenari Quartet comes to the USA and will give a reading of student works. Open to the public.
Apr 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
The Kenari Quartet, winner of the Silver medal in the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition and winner of the winds division for the prestigious M-Prize, will give a recital of saxophone quartet literature.
Apr 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at West Loop Art Gallery
Exhibition features the digital photo collages of Daryl Thetford. The featured artwork depicts man’s struggle, pain and search for resolution. According to Thetford, man’s search is akin to poetry with bits and pieces woven together to create moments of wonder, insight, resolution and pain.
Apr 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM, at West Loop Art Gallery
SW ART - “The Struggle to Evolve Before the End of Time” Reception
Apr 26, 0207 at 8:00 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre
The play is a modern adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's comedy of the same name (The Servant of Two Masters) and will be performed in the Comedia' dell'arte tradition. It concerns a band of eighteenth-century traveling players arriving in a small Italian village to put on a show.This performance may contain sensitive language and/or subject matter.
May 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Spring Branch PAC Theatre One
Concert highlighting the work of the NW Music Monday Night Big Band.
May 2, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Heinen Theatre
Recital showcasing advanced students of the Central Campus Music Program selected by the faculty.
May 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
SW Music presentation of the Southwest Choir and Southwest Singers.
May 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
SW Music presents a concert by Loren Shen.
May 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at Spring Branch PAC Theatre One
Dance recital showcasing the NW Dance students/
May 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Black Box Theatre
The Gimme Five Showcase presents the winning plays of student playwriting contest. The 8th Annual Gimme Five Playwriting Contest is open to all HCC students. Students can submit 5-minute/2-character plays to the contest and the winning plays will be selected by produced playwrights from the Houston area. The Gimme Five Showcase features a staged production of each winning play.
May 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at Spring Branch PAC Theatre One
NW Music Spring Choir concert highlighting the work of the NW Choir students.
May 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM, at Spring Branch PAC Theatre One
NW Music concert highlighting the work of the Monday Night Jazz Ensemble.
May 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM, at Stafford Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
A recital of music given by students of Dr. Kathleen Ruhleder
Apr 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM, at Heinen Theatre
An evening of dance with the Central Dance Ensemble. This performance may contain sensitive language and/or subject matter. Late seating is not guaranteed. For more information please contact the Central Campus Box Office at 713.718.6570