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MoCo Arts Unveils Exciting Fall Class and Performance Season

MoCo Arts is thrilled to announce its Fall Class and Show Season with a wide range of classes in dance, theatre, young arts and performances for students of all ages.
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MoCo Arts, the leading nonprofit arts education center in Keene, is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated Fall Class Lineup and Show Season for 2023/2024. With a wide range of classes in dance, theatre, young arts and performances, MoCo Arts is committed to providing accessible and exceptional arts education for students of all ages.

Fall Class Lineup: Expanding Horizons

MoCo Arts is excited to introduce several new classes this fall alongside its already jam-packed dance and theatre schedule, catering to diverse interests and ages. MoCo offers classes in hip hop, jazz, ballet, modern, tap, classes in musical theatre, straight plays, theatre workshops and for its youngest students, introductory dance and theatre classes.

MoCo Arts is continuing the beloved Babies Boogie Too class, specifically designed for its youngest dancers (ages 6 months to 18 months). This class is a delightful and engaging way to introduce young children to the joy of movement and music. For MoCo’s adult (18+) dancers, tap, hip hop/jazz and ballet are available for all skill levels.

Highlighting the Class Lineup is the new Theatre Games class and Adult Improv class, Theatre Games is tailored for Elementary-aged students and Adult Improv is for students ages 18 and older. Both classes are fun and interactive and will nurture creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving skills through theatrical games or improvisation.

As always, MoCo Arts remains dedicated to nurturing a lifelong love of the arts. Its classes range from the earliest age of 6 months to 18+ years, ensuring there is something for everyone to explore and enjoy.

Upcoming Fall Show Season: A Theatrical Feast

MoCo Arts’ 2023/2024 fall show season promises to be an unforgettable feast of talent and creativity. Each production showcases the hard work and dedication of our students, instructors, and staff, who pour their hearts and souls into bringing captivating performances to life.

The upcoming fall show season includes:

  • Winnie the Pooh Kids: An Elementary School Musical Theatre Production to be performed on December 3, 2023.
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: A Middle School Musical Theatre Production to grace the stage on December 10, 2023.
  • Moriarty’s Daughters: A Middle School Play Production, enthralling audiences on November 19, 2023.
  • The Nutcracker: A classic holiday tale performed by MoCo’s School of Dance on December 15, 16, 17
  • The Prom: School Edition: A High School Musical Theatre Production captivating the audience on January 20 & 21, 2024.
  • Radium Girls: A High School Play Production, taking the stage on January 7, 2024.
  • Curious George: Storytime Theatre, MoCo’s youngest performers take the stage on January 14, 2024

All shows are performed at MoCo’s black box, The Founder’s Theatre excluding MoCo’s biggest show of the season, The Nutcracker, taking place at Keene State College’s Redfern Arts Center. MoCo would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to its Season Sponsor @310 Marlboro Street.

The Nutcracker: A Timeless Classic

MoCo Arts School of Dance is thrilled to present its bi-annual performance of The Nutcracker, captivating audiences at the Redfern Arts Center on December 15, 16, and 17, 2023. This timeless classic will transport audiences to the magical world of Clara and her enchanting journey with the Nutcracker.

The Nutcracker School of Dance performance is the culmination of hard work, passion, and skill demonstrated by MoCo Arts’ talented dance students. Under the expert guidance of its instructors, young dancers have been working hard to learn their rolls and dances over the course of just a few months, infusing the performance with grace, elegance, and festive spirit.

“We are excited to bring back The Nutcracker again this year, showcasing the incredible talent and dedication of our students,” says Reagan Messer, Executive Director and Artistic Director of Dance at MoCo Arts. “This production is a true testament to the transformative power of the arts and the collective effort of our students and instructors.”

Registration Information and How to Get Involved

Registration for fall classes is now open, and MoCo encourages families to secure their spot as soon as possible. To sign up for classes or learn more about MoCo’s offerings, individuals can call (603) 357-2100, email, or visit MoCo Arts at 40 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH. To learn more online, visit

MoCo Arts remains committed to providing opportunities for all students, regardless of their families’ income. Tuition assistance is available to ensure that every child can experience the transformative power of the arts.

MoCo Arts will be hosting its Open House on Saturday, August 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. families are encouraged to come visit MoCo, tour its facility and take a short intro dance or theatre class. Snacks and drinks will be provided. You can view the Open House schedule on MoCo’s website at New families who register for fall classes during the open house will receive a 10% discount.

About MoCo Arts

Established in 1991, MoCo Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, multi-arts educational organization located in downtown Keene offering dance and theatre classes for children ages 6 months to 18+ years and multi-arts vacation and summer camps for students ages 4 through grade 12. As part of the educational process, MoCo Arts provides professional-quality performance experiences for students and family-friendly performances for audiences of all ages throughout the year. MoCo Arts is inclusive and welcoming to all, regardless of social, and current or past financial background, and provides up to $79,000 in tuition assistance per year. MoCo has never turned a child away because of a family’s lack of ability to pay. MoCo Arts is sponsored in part by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

To learn more about MoCo’s mission and ways you can support the organization’s work in arts education, please visit, contact (603) 357-2100, and/or MoCo Arts, 40 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH 03431


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