Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Green River College has a vibrant Performing Arts program that includes the areas of Music, Drama, and Dance. Students can undertake studies in a variety of subjects related to the history, theory, and practice of performing arts. Our courses are part of the Associates in Arts (A.A.) Degree and meet distribution for Humanities/Fine Arts/English.

The coursework in performing arts has both a global and local focus with several of our courses meeting the Global Diversity requirement.

Performing Arts is part of the Fine Arts Division
Division Chair: Paul Metivier




Green River Music Program offers courses in music performance, music history, music theory, and music technology.




Green River Drama Program presents contemporary and classical dramatic works three times a year, once each academic quarter.




 Green River Dance program has a variety of applied dance classes for both new and experienced dancers.


The Bleha Center

Located on the Main Auburn Campus facing the Kennelly Commons. The Performing Arts Center houses the Music and Drama Departments. The building contains our black box theatre, dressing rooms, ensemble room, practice rooms, theatre storage, and Faculty Offices.

Building Manager: Grant Hayden

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RLC 146 Recording Studio

The recording studio in RLC146 was created in 2019 with the goal of all students on campus to have access to a professional recording space dedicated to music. Students in the computer music sequence have automatic access to this space, and all other students, staff, and faculty at GRC can request access by contacting Dr. Sam Krahn at

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View a list of Equipment.

Audio Interface: 

Universal Audio X8P Thunderbolt Interface



Focal 6.5” Shape Series (2)


Instruments/Control Surfaces: 

Ableton Push 2

Alesis Surge Drum Kit 

Antares MiniBrute 2

Behringer Control Surface

Cloudlifter CL1

Electric Guitar

Epiphone Acoustic Guitar

Maudio midi controller

Moog Theremini 

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 MK3

Roland JC-40 2x10 Guitar Amp

Zoom Handheld Recorders


Condenser Microphones: 

AT2020 large

AT2050 large (multi-pattern)

Rode M3 small

Sennheiser E614 small (2)


Dynamic Microphones: 

Shure SM57 (3)

Shure SM58

Shure Beta 52A with built-in Drum Mount


Ribbon Microphones: 

Royer R10 


Software and Plugins: 

Ableton Live

Autotune Pro


FL Studio

Izotope Ozone 8 Advanced 

Izotope RX Post Production Suite

Pro Tools



Universal Audio Plugins



Ticket Information:

Green River Students: FREE with current ID.

Other Students and Senior Citizens: $5.00

General Admission: $7.00.

Purchase online at: or call 253-833-9111 ext. 2400.
Student Life has a no refund or exchange policy.

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