Students Overview

Discover the Arts at Dartmouth

The Hop—a cornerstone of the Arts District on campus—is a place for experiencing the arts as a performer, audience member, movie lover, craftsperson or crew member.

Welcome to the Hop

Find out all about our 23/24 season of resident artist creations and moments of connection. Let Hop Film transport you to different worlds. Perform with your friends in Ensembles led by pros. Get crafty and hone your skills in our Student Workshops. Make money, build your resume and develop a career in the creative sector by Working at the Hop or through our Hop Fellows program.

If you're an artist, film buff or are looking for ways to get involved in the arts, we want to hear from you! Please fill out the following form with your interests so we can follow up with you about student opportunities at the Hop.

Watch the Art Hop Intro Videos

Choral Groups & Opera Lab
Wind Ensemble
Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra
Gospel and Pop Music Ensembles
Coast Jazz Orchestra
Dance Ensemble
Student Workshops
Hop Film & Dartmouth Film Society



Experience World-Class Artists

Discover artists from around the globe, catch your friends performing and watch great movies — you'll never spend more than $10 for a student ticket.

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Dartmouth Idol

Practice & Perform

If you sing, play an instrument or dance, look into participating in a Hop Ensemble! Work with outstanding professionals in choral music, jazz, gospel, pop, symphonic music, wind band music and contemporary dance.

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Hop Film

Watch Great Movies

Hop Film shows bold new movies and cinematic favorites and hosts live chats with inspiring filmmakers. And if you're a film fanatic, drop in on a Dartmouth Film Society meeting to talk about the latest movies.

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Student Workshops

Hone Your Craft

Sign up for the Workshops series and get your hands dirty with wood, jewelry and clay—no experience needed!

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Leslie Odom Jr with Dartmouth Students

Student Jobs in the Arts

Connect with other arts-lovers, get a quick job or launch a career in the creative sector while working alongside industry professionals and gaining valuable resume-building experience.

Considering a career in the arts? Become a Hop Fellow to explore the field of arts administration and grow as a leader.

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Dartmouth Opera Lab

Dartmouth Opera Lab

Developing student opera talent and presenting rare, fresh and engaging vocal music in informal settings.

Email Filippo Ciabatti to find out more.


Connect with the Arts District

The Hop sits alongside the newly renovated Hood Museum and the Black Family Visual Arts Center and is at the core of a burgeoning Arts District at Dartmouth's south end, that is devoted to the visual, media and performing arts.

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Just for Dartmouth Students

In the News

Katie McCabe

What Makes the Hop a Home?

I have two home bases at Dartmouth: Robinson Hall and the basement of the Hop. When campus was open, I often found myself in one or the other before I even realized I was heading somewhere; I would...

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Questions about Student Opportunities?

Daniel is the Manager of Fellowships and Student Initiatives, he's tasked with developing innovative curricula to inspire student agency in arts-based initiatives, contributing to The Hopkins Center's student programming needs, and advancing The Hop's interdisciplinary spirit in integrating the arts across campus.