Do you want to express yourself and make life-long friends?
Rocky Mountain College students can play in a band, sing in a choir, participate in a theatre production (either on stage or behind the scenes), and represent RMC at debate competitions.
RMC performing groups are open to all students, regardless of major. You don’t need to be an expert, and there is no audition for most activities. Some groups operate within an academic class, while others are completely extracurricular. Come turn your talent into performance!
The RMC concert band is a large ensemble open to students of all majors - no audition required. The concert band rehearses and performs selected band literature. Three semesters of participation in concert band may fulfill a Fine Arts #2 core requirement. Students in concert band may also play in the pep band.
The RMC concert choir is a large mixed ensemble open to all students of all majors - no audition required. The choir rehearses daily and performs two choral concerts per semester. Three semesters of participation in concert choir may fulfill a Fine Arts #2 core requirement. Students in the concert choir may audition for RMC chamber singers, a small ensemble of select students who want to further their understanding of choral music.
The RMC debate program, open to students of all majors, creates future leaders through civic engagement with other cultures, nationalities and political perspectives. The debate team holds public debates and discussions about current issues at debate competitions in the U.S. and abroad.
The RMC jazz ensemble is a small ensemble open to all instruments - no prior jazz experience required. The jazz ensemble rehearses and performs a variety of styles, including swing, funk, rock, blues, and Latin jazz. Three semesters of participation in jazz ensemble may fulfill a Fine Arts #2 core requirement.
The RMC pep band supports the athletic functions of the College by performing at all home football games and all home conference basketball games. Participation in concert band is required to play in the pep band.
The RMC rock band is a small ensemble open to all students — no audition required. The rock band rehearses once or twice a week and performs one or two concerts per semester, both on campus and in the greater Billings community.
The RMC student theatre group provides opportunities for interested students from any major to gain theatre experience. The goals of the group are to foster creation and provide creative outlets for any form of performance.
Students of all majors may participate in RMC theatre. Students perform as many as three main stage shows per year, often using the 260-seat Billings Studio Theatre on campus. Billings Studio Theatre also has an eight-show season for which students are encouraged to audition. Losekamp Hall’s Taylor Auditorium provides a space for a variety of student-directed/created projects throughout the year. For students interested in working behind the scenes, the College has a full scene shop and computer design lab with opportunities to design props, costumes, sound, or an entire production.