cropped-taps_logo.pngWelcome to the Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Performances & Events website.

Here you can find information about the broad range of work that the department produces each year from our mainstage performance season of classic and contemporary theatre, to historic and innovative new dance works, to a full calendar of visiting artist and academic talks and other events.


Everything listed on this website is open to the public. We look forward to seeing you soon.


For more information on the work of the department, visit www.brown.edu/taps.



october, 2015

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1oct - 118:00 pmoct 11- 2:00 pmThe SeagullWritten by Anton Chekhov. Directed by Laura Rikard.
2oct12:00 pm“Of Memory and History: Tadeusz Kantor’s Theatre of Minima Moralia”a lecture by Michal Kobialka
2oct5:30 pm“Materialism of the Encounter”a graduate colloquium talk by Michal Kobialka
3oct12:00 pm- 1:30 pmMaster Dance Class with Carolyn Adamsin conjunction with the film screening PAUL TAYLOR: CREATIVE DOMAIN
5oct - 7oct 54:00 pmoct 7Free Advice Workshopswith Farah Saleh, visiting choreographer
6oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmRalph Lemon Lecture-PerformanceCeremonies Out of the Air
8oct - 11oct 87:30 pmoct 11The TempestWritten by William Shakespeare. Directed by Kyle Vincent Terry '16
13oct5:30 pmDancing New Interculturalism: Akram Khan and the Politics of OtheringA lecture by Royona Mitra
16oct - 18oct 168:00 pmoct 18Family Weekend Dance Concert 2015Produced by Michelle Bach-Coulibaly
22oct - 25oct 227:30 pmoct 25Romeo & Juliet
27oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmUrban Bush WomenDance for Every Body movement workshop
28oct7:30 pmIt Doesn't Always Make Sensean illustrated lecture from Gob Squad
29oct10:30 am- 12:00 pmExploring the African Diaspora with Dancea conversation with Urban Bush Women
30oct4:00 pm- 6:00 pmPerforming Digital DigressivenessNick Salvato, graduate colloquium talk


november, 2015

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5nov - 15nov 58:00 pmnov 15The Road Weeps, The Well Runs DryWritten by Marcus Gardley. Directed by Kym Moore.
6nov5:00 pm- 8:00 pmGendered Gestures WorkshopAn Open Workshop with Farah Saleh
19nov - 22nov 198:00 pmnov 22Fall Dance Concert 2015Produced by Julie Adams Strandberg