We welcome you to perform with us. Each semester (fall, spring, and summer) the college academic departments in Dance, Music, and Theater offer classes you can enroll in to be part of the fun. See below for each department’s process and contact information.

Dance | Music | Theater


COD students enrolled in a class perform in a showcase, featuring the imagination of student choreographers, as well as faculty and guest choreographers. For more information, contact Donna Douglas

Choreography Auditions: Tuesday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Dancer Placement: Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Choreography Auditions: Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.
Dancer Placement: Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

All auditions take place in PE Room 145


Find a musical community and experience the joy of performing in one of COD’s many ensembles. Musicians of all ages are welcome to join. Select ensembles require an audition to join and/or for placement.

Daytime Ensembles

Concert Choir: meets Mon/Wed/Fri 11-11:50a

Small Group Jazz: meets Tues/Wed/Thurs 12-1:20p

  • Contact Director Deborah Zelman,
  • Placement auditions as needed

Chamber Singers: meets Tues/Thurs at 11a-12:15p

Percussion Ensemble: meets Tuesday/Thursday at 2-3:15p

Guitar Ensemble: meets Tuesday/Thursday at 2-3:15p

Evening Ensembles

Chamber Orchestra: meets Tuesday 7-9:50p

DuPage Chorale: meets Monday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Lee R. Kesselman,
  • No audition required
  • Fall repertoire: to be announced
  • Spring repertoire: to be announced

DuPage Community Concert Band: meets Monday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Terry Redford,
  • Placement audition as needed

DuPage Community Jazz Ensembles: meets Wednesday 7-9:50p

  • Contact Director Deborah Zelman,
  • Placement auditions as needed


How To Survive The Quarantine, as an Actor/Artist
Notice about Cast List

Firstly, thank you to everyone who auditioned, in our first ever virtual audition for our first ever virtual production!  It was great seeing all of your ideas. We have decided to put our energies into one production this summer, on …Quarantine…Connie Canaday Howard, director, will be emailing the cast with information.

This should be an adventure and great fun! Can’t wait to get started!

Connie C H