William & Mary

Arts Organizations

A cappella Council
Email: [[e|acappellacouncil]]
Purpose: Foster good relations between all the a capella groups on campus
Website: {{http://acappellacouncil.wix.com/williamandmary}}

Purpose: All female a cappella group that performs on campus and the greater Williamsburg area.
Website: {{https://wmaccidentals.org}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-WM-Accidentals/123823767041}}
Email: wmaccidentals@gmail.com

Email: [[e|afsana]]
Purpose: Purpose: A fusion dance team used to promote the promulgation of Indian culture through different styles of dance and the use of different types of music therein. This will be done by the team's attendance at collegiate competitions as well as performance exhibitions.

Bboy Club
Email: [[e|bboyclub]]
Purpose: To spread the hip hop culture through bboying, also known as breakdancing.
Website: http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/bboyclub/welcome

Email: [[e|beledi]]
Purpose: To promote understanding and acceptance of Middle Eastern culture through the study and performance of Middle Eastern Dance, otherwise known as Bellydance.
Website: {{http://wmbeledi.wordpress.com}}

Botetourt Chamber Singers
Email: [[e|botetourtsingers]]
Purpose: Provides an outlet for the highest quality of musicianship in the form of a select chamber ensemble.
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/botetourtsingers/home.html}}

Email: [[e|choir]]
Purpose: Enables students to further develop their musical ability and to represent the College through a series of choral presentations.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/choir}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-and-Mary-Choir/191261950900159}}

Christopher Wren Singers
Email: [[e|wrensingers]]
Purpose: A 14 member student-directed, student-run chamber and madrigal choir which performs both on campus and in the community. Membership is open by audition to all interested members of the College community.
Website: {{http://web.wm.edu/so/cws/CWS.html}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/ChristopherWrenSingers}}

Email: [[e|cleftomaniacs]]
Purpose: A co-ed a cappella group which will sing rock as a base, but can sing any song and genre they wish.
Website: {{http://www.wmcleftomaniacs.com}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-and-Mary-Cleftomaniacs/22847314267}}

Comedy Conservatory at William and Mary
Purpose: The Comedy Conservatory will seek to increase opportunities available to students to perform comedy in the form of open-mics for stand-up as well as other comedy events. This Conservatory seeks to provide a platform for students to develop their writing and performance skills.
Email: [[e|conservatory]]

Common Ground
Email: [[e|commonground]]
Purpose: A women's contemporary Christian a capella group which sings on and off campus.
Website: {{http://cgacappella.webs.com/}}

Composer's League
Email: [[e|composersleague]]
Purpose: To encourage and orchestrate performances of original works by student composers.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/composersleague}}

Dhamaal Bhangra Team at W&M
Email: [[e|bhangra]]
Purpose: A multicultural, co-ed dance group that seeks to represent the College by performing both on campus as well as intercollegiate competitions. The group also seeks to educate others about Bhangra and the culture of Punjab, India.

Email: [[e|doubletake]]
Website: {{http://doubletakeacappella.com/}}
Facebook: {{https://www.facebook.com/pages/doubletake/12787832143}}

Ebony Expressions
Email: [[e|ebony]]
Purpose: To provide ministry through contemporary gospel music to the campus and community.
Website: {{http://Www.wm.edu/SO/ebonyexpressions}}

Gentlemen of the College
Email: [[e|wmgentlemen]]
Purpose: An a capella singing group specializing in a wide variety of vocal harmony with an emphasis on a complete show including humor and a dynamic stage presence.
Website: {{http://www.gentlemenofthecollege.com/}}

Heritage Dancers
Email: [[e|heritagedancers]]
Purpose: Promotes the understanding, enjoyment, and dancing of historical and modern American and English country dances.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/heritagedancers}}

Improv Club
Purpose: The Improv Club is a club for anyone with an interest in comedic improvisation. There is no try-out process, all are welcome to come.
Email: [[e|improvclub]]

Improvisational Theatre (I.T.)
Email: [[e|improvtheatre]]
Purpose: Provides hilarious improvisational comedy performances not only for the College community, but also at benefits, with professional groups, and in improv comedy festivals all across the country. It is one of the College of William and Mary's oldest student run performance groups, founded over 16 years ago.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/improvtheatre/}}

International Performance Arts Exchange
Email: [[e|ipaxchange]]
Purpose: Provides an outlet for international expression through the study and production of various art mediums concerning people of different color, gender, sexuality and religion. Also helps in the campaign to recruit and retain students of all backgrounds interested in performance arts.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/ipax}}

Email: [[e|intonations]]
Purpose: A ten member women's a cappella ensemble performing a wide variety of music.
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/intonations}}

Nu Kappa Epsilon
Honor Society
Email: [[e|nukappaepsilon]]
Purpose: Promoting the growth and development of musical activities at the College as well as in the Williamsburg community.
Website: {{http://nukappaepsilonmusicsorority.blogs.wm.edu/}}

One Accord
Email: [[e|oneaccord01]]
Purpose: A men’s Christian a capella group whose goal is to give glory to God through song.
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/One-Accord/136562783509}}

Email: [[e|orchesis]]
Purpose: The dance company at the college which provides students with the opportunity to both perform and choreograph original modern dance works.
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/orchesis}}

Passing Notes
Email: [[e|passingnotes]]
Purpose: To promote appreciation for a wide variety of a capella music of the pop genre and provide an a capella option for women interested in singing this music.
Website: {{http://passingnoteswm.wix.com/wmpassingnotes}}

Pep Band
Email: [[e|pepband01]]
Website: {{http://www.wmpepband.org}}

Pointe Blank
Email: [[e|pointeblank]]
Purpose: This is a jazz and tap dance group focusing on performing.
Website: {{http://pointeblank.webs.com}}

Email: [[e|reveille]]
Website: {{http://reveillewm.wix.com/home}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/reveille}}
Twitter: {{http://twitter.com/#!/ReveilleWM}}

Rhythm and Taps
Email: [[e|rhythmandtaps]]
Purpose: To promote and expand all kinds of tap dancing and create opportunities for low cost tap dancing lessons on campus.

Russian Music Ensemble
Email: [[e|russianmusic]]
Purpose: The Russian Music Ensemble serves to educate interested members of the W&M community about Russian folk music and how to perform it. The ensemble regularly rehearses folk songs from Russia and other eastern European countries with the intention of performing at various events during the year.

Sandbox Improvisation
Email: [[E|sandbox]]
Purpose: The purpose of Sandbox Improvisation is to provide laughter to the students of William & Mary and be an outlet for those who would like to participate in an improvisational troupe.

Schola Cantorum
Email: [[e|wmscholacantorum]]
Purpose: The William & Mary Schola Cantorum is an entirely student-directed chamber choir dedicated to renaissance and twentieth century composition. Modeled on the university chapel choirs of Oxford and Cambridge, the Schola sings from a broad and varied repertoire of sacred and secular music, spanning from Tallis and Gibbons to Duruflé and Lauridsen. For more infomation, please visit us online.
Website: {{http://wmscholacantorum.org/}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/wmscholacantorum}}

Shakespeare in the Dark
Email: [[e|shakespeare]]
Purpose: A student-run group dedicated to bringing Shakespeare in all forms to the campus.
Website: {{http://shakespearewm.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html}}

Sinfonicron Light Opera Company
Email: [[e|sinfonicron01]]
Purpose: Provides an alternative performance style to the one offered by the Theatre department. Students are given an opportunity to be involved in every aspect of doing a show, including directing, producing, and designing.
Website: {{http://www.sinfonicron.org/#!}}
Twitter: {{http://www.sinfonicron.org/#!}}

Spoken Word
Email: [[e|spokenword]]
Purpose: Spoken Word will promote creativity, communications, and friendship, and the performing arts by encouraging member participation in such activities as poetry, music, comedy, and dancing.

Spotlight Show Choir
Email: wmspotlightshowchoir@gmail.com
Purpose: To entertain with song and dance by preparing one public showcase per semester. It includes a variety of musical genres from contemporary pop to traditional show tunes.
Website: {{http://wmspotlightshowchoir.weebly.com/}}

Email: [[e|stairwells01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/stairwells}}

Students of Hip Hop Legacy (SOHHL)
Purpose: The organization's purpose is to network with the College of William and Mary's thriving hip-hop community and to utilize hip-hop as a tool for creating unity within this vibrant culture on campus. With this organization students are able to share and showcase their talents, love, and passion for the culture and music. First and foremost, this organization is a platform and great opportunity for students to excel in these majors. The SOHHL is heavily involved with the hip-hop scene whether it be through music, philanthropy, art, journalism, dance, fashion, or business.

Symphony Orchestra
Email: [[e|orchestra01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/so/orchestra}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-Symphony-Orchestra/473999550264}}

Syndicate Hip Hop Dance Team
Email: [[e|syndicate01]]
Purpose: A student run dance team that promotes hip hop dance in the William and Mary community through student choreographed hip hop dance performances.
Website: {{http://www.syndicatewm.com}}

Tribal Dancers
Email: [[e|tribaldancers]]
Website: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/tribaldancers/home}}

Email: [[e|tribetones]]
Purpose: The purpose of our organization is to add a new style of co-ed a cappella to the William and Mary community. In order to differentiate ourselves from other groups, we invite a cappella groups from other colleges to perform with us in concerts for the entrie campus. The group will incorporate a variety of genres rather than a primary focus on one; our group will focus on blues, indie-pop, and oldies.

W&M Symphony Orchestra
Purpose: The William & Mary Symphony Orchestra is comprised of undergraduate and graduate musicians of The College of William & Mary and community musicians of the Williamsburg area. Its mission is to grow through performances of great orchestral literature and to contribute to the artistic community of The College.
Email: [[e|wmorchestra]]

W&M Wind Ensemble
Purpose: The W&M Wind Ensemble has performed the finest wind ensemble literature for more than 80 years. In addition to traditional concert repertoire, the Wind Symphony presents diverse programs throughout the year including Pops, Homecoming, national tours, and for special events.
Email: [[e|windsymphony01]]
Website: {{http://www.wm.edu/windsymphony}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-William-Mary-Wind-Symphony/12067553703}}

Wham Bam Big Band
Email: [[e|whambam]]
Purpose: A student-led jazz ensemble that seeks to generate interest in live jazz performances.
Website: {{http://www.whambambigband.org}}

Women's Chorus
Email: [[e|womenschorus]]
Website:: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/womenschorus/home}}
Facebook: {{http://www.facebook.com/pages/William-and-Mary-Womens-Chorus/109513989115783}}