Welcome 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

Tickets for selected events available online at: www.brown.edu/tickets



september, 2016

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7sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWelcome Back, Students!TAPS Orientation 2016
9sep12:00 pm- 1:00 pmGraduate Colloquiumwith Mel Chen, UC Berkeley
9sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmDance Orientation 2016
16sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmDoria Charlson, dance classFriday Community Dance Series
16sep5:30 pm- 7:00 pmTAPS Ice Cream Social
20sep5:00 pmResistance (Happening)written and directed by Ioana Jucan
20sep8:00 pmAntisocial: Manifest for DialogueLucian Blaga University of Sibiu
21sep5:00 pmAntisocial: Manifest for DialogueLucian Blaga University of Sibiu
21sep8:00 pmResistance (Happening)written and directed by Ioana Jucan
23sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmEphrat Asherie, jazz and street dancesFriday Community Dance Series
24sep10:00 am- 12:00 pmEphrat Asherie, jazz and street dances Community Dance Series
29sep - 9octsep 298:00 pmoct 9By The Way, Meet Vera StarkWritten by Lynn Nottage. Directed by Kym Moore.
30sep3:00 pm- 5:00 pmRehearsing Change Workshoppresented by Daniel Bryan
30sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmShura Baryshnikov, contact improviszationFriday Community Dance Series


october, 2016

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7oct12:00 pm- 1:00 pmSoyica Colbert: Graduate Colloquium TalkLorraine Hansberry Artist/Activist: Writing Freedom
19oct7:30 pm- 9:00 pmLA ESQUINITA, USAperformance at Leeds Theatre
21oct8:00 pm- 10:00 pmLA ESQUINITA, USAperformance and community platica at TEATRO ECAS
21oct - 23oct 218:00 pmoct 23Family Weekend Dance ConcertProduced by Sydney Skybetter
25oct - 28novAll DayMonique Mojica ResidencyFitt Artist-in-Residence
27oct8:00 am- 5:00 pmCultural Sector Debateswith UMD, USC, and MIT. Hosted by Sydney Skybetter