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Photo of Matt Chang by Elaine Romano

Thursday, April 13 & Friday, April 14, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio
185 Nassau Street

Free and open to the public.


The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance presents Performance Lab showcasing new work created by 13 Princeton students on April 13 and 14. Each performance will be followed by a talkback.

Students working in dance, writing, theater, music or visual art present new interdisciplinary work developed through collaboration with other artists and mentorship from dance faculty. This year’s Performance Lab includes experiments in film, sculpture, language, and movement.


Jessica Chambers and Anna Kimmel
Matt Chang and Elaine Romano
Josh Dolphin
Darja Filippova
William Keiser
Anna Kolstad and Rachel Schwartz
Jhor van der Horst
Sarah Varghese
Michelle R. Yeh
Esin Yunusoglu

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About Plab

Performance Lab provides an opportunity for students working in dance, writing, theater, or visual art to showcase their new interdisciplinary work developed through discussion with other artists and mentorship from dance faculty. Through one-on-one meetings over the past several months, students have looked at the ways that structure, intent, and theatrical elements can support their artistic creation. The independent student projects showcased at this event are the product of this mentored creative process.

Students were invited to submit recent new work for consideration by Dance Program faculty in the fall. Faculty member Aynsley Vandenbroucke has been mentoring the students in development of their pieces, which will be performed by other Princeton students.

The Program in Dance, led by award-winning choreographer Susan Marshall, offers Princeton undergraduates a wide range of opportunities in dance. Students can enroll in a single course, pursue a certificate in dance (similar to a minor), or participate in co-curricular classes. Studio-based courses taught by dance professionals range from include modern, contemporary, ballet, urban and African dance, and include the creation of original work, study of master repertory, and rigorous technical training. Frequent performance opportunities are provided including the annual Princeton Dance Festival, a senior thesis collaborative concert, and informal showings.

Event Information

Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio

Free & open to public

Event Times

  • Thu, Apr 13, 2017 · 8:00 pm Cal
  • Fri, Apr 14, 2017 · 8:00 pm Cal

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