Dance Co-Curricular Classes
Take advantage of our FREE drop-in classes in ballet, pilates, yoga, hip-hop, and more. Many classes open to all skill levels; no registration required. FREE and open to all Princeton students, faculty, and staff.
Capsule activates the hermetic space of the “white cube” as a physical simulation of the atemporal, disembodied conversations that often occur online. The exhibition builds upon conversations with nine new media artists/designers which were compiled into a magazine also called Capsule. Content from the magazine is also on display. FREE; open to University community.
What the heck is a stage manager? Who arranges those awesome lights at all those on-campus dance shows? What about that set? If you've asked yourself those questions or wondered how to get involved in the performing arts without stepping in the spotlight, then join Angelica Qin '23 to learn about design/production roles. FREE; open to all Princeton students.
A series of drop-in workshops led by translator-in-residence Jeremy Tiang, for theater in translation. Bring along pages from your play translations to hear them read out loud, or just show up to participate. Come explore what happens to theater when it moves across boundaries of language and culture. No experience in theater or translating required. Held on select Mondays throughout the semester. FREE; for Princeton students only. *3/28 class held in Godfrey Kerr Studio
Lia, an original play based loosely on Shakespeare's "Hamlet," tells Ophelia's untold story, drawing on and ultimately subverting many elements of the original play. Written by senior Meigan Clark '22 and directed by senior Ines Aitsahalia '22. FREE and open to University community; tickets required.
Fintan O'Toole, Princeton University's Visiting Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor in Irish Letters, delivers the annual Robert Fagles Memorial Lecture on "Open Secrets: Ulysses at 100." In his lecture, O'Toole asks why James Joyce's revolutionary novel "Ulysses" still matters today. Via Zoom Webinar; registration required. FREE
Sun Kim leads a class on Popping as part of the Program in Dance’s spring 2022 co-curricular dance offerings. Open to Princeton students, faculty, staff and alumni. Drop-in. FREE
Celebrate the new year by attending Trenton Arts at Princeton's Saturday Morning Arts winter showcase! Featuring performances from Trenton Youth Dancers, Orchestra, Singers, and Theater. FREE; open to University community. No advance tickets; registration onsite.
Filmmaker Khalik Allah screens his award-winning film, "Black Mother," an audio-visual love letter to Jamaica, followed by an in-person Q&A discussion with the filmmaker. Part of the Black Earth film series organized by Princeton's Deana Lawson and Tina Campt. Free and open to the public; advance tickets required through University Ticketing.
Chief Ayanda Clarke leads a lecture/workshop as part of Dyane Harvey-Salaam’s dance course, “The American Experience and Dance Practices of the African Diaspora.” FREE; open to Princeton students, faculty + staff.
First Nation Canadian writer, journalist, memoirist, and teacher Terese Marie Mailhot and several creative writing seniors read from their work as part of the C.K. Williams Reading Series. FREE and open to the public; tickets required.
Join the AMS Collaboratory, a pop-up interdisciplinary experiment devoted to the intersection of innovation, theory, and practice. Col(LAB) 3.0 turns to dance and documentation to find a different flow and shape for offering others a glimpse of ourselves. Dance artists Yin Mei and Dahlia Li will conduct a 2-day workshop using the materiality of bodies, paper, ink, and water. Open to University community. FREE; sign-up required due to limited space.
Television director Angela Barnes will screen her work as a professional director and discuss her approach to directing episodic television, her experience of a being a Black woman in the industry, and the benefits of inclusive hiring behind the camera. FREE and open to public; tickets required.
The Bittersweet Ballad of Blessed & Messiah. Girl meets boy. Or boy meets girl. Boy falls in and out of. And girl falls through. Blessed fell for somebody who spoke in her own language—metaphors and rhymes. However, she realizes words are just words sometimes. Nothing more. Nothing less. A new interdisciplinary work created by Silma Berrada '22. Open to University community; free tickets required. Art installation also on view in CoLab from 12-6 PM on 2/19.
The 41st annual tour of the Thomas Edison Film Festival kicks off virtually with a premiere screening of several top award-winning films and a live awards ceremony and audience Q&A with filmmakers and Festival Director Jane Steuerwald on February 19 on Zoom. Screen films on-demand from Feb. 12-26. FREE; open to all. No pre-registration required to join Feb. 19 premiere on Zoom.
Emily Pietruszka leads a class on House as part of the Program in Dance’s spring 2022 co-curricular dance offerings. Open to Princeton students, faculty, staff and alumni. Drop-in. FREE
Novelist and writer Gish Jen (Thank You, Mr. Nixon) and poet, memoirist, and editor Garrett Hongo (The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo) read from their work as part of the Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series presented by the Program in Creative Writing. FREE and open to public; tickets required.
A discussion with Princeton Belknap Fellow Soraya Nadia McDonald and Humanities Council Postdoc Research Fellow Dexter Thomas will explore finding purpose and passion in theater in a world where history keeps repeating itself with a look at 1921, 2021, and beyond. FREE and open to public; Zoom registration required.
Interested in summer internships in theater? Come and talk to Jane Cox, director of the theater program, as well as recent alumni and current students about summer internship opportunities in theater. FREE; open to all Princeton students.
Join a virtual poetry reading and dialogue with award-winning poet and creative writing lecturer Nicole Sealey. Via Zoom Webinar. FREE; open to University community.
The 6th Womxn in Design and Architecture (WDA) conference at the Princeton School of Architecture (SoA) honors the life and work of June Jordan, Jamaican-American activist and feminist. In-person attendance at Betts Auditorium limited to Princeton University ID holders and conference participants; live stream available for the public.
In a rare public performance, six of the top a cappella groups at Princeton University perform on the Matthews Stage for a celebration of the art form, rather than a competition. McCarter welcomes Old NasSoul, The Footnotes, The Nassoons, The Tigerlilies, The Tigertones, and The Wildcats for a showcase of harmonic bliss in an evening that reflects on both the history and future of a cappella singing. Talkback follows the show. Tickets required; open to the public. Free tickets available for Princeton students through Passport to the Arts.
stitching is a group show of 13 black student artists aiming to re-explore one of the art world's most central and controversial question — what constitutes the Black aesthetic? Open Feb. 25 at 9 PM through Feb. 27 at 8 PM. FREE; open to University community.
Join the young artists and producers of London-based film and theater production company Khameleon Productions. Enjoy some pizza with the Program in Theater and participate in an informal conversation about starting a theater and production company right out of college as well as decolonizing the classics. FREE; open to Princeton students.
Join a class on Locking led by Alain “Hurrikane” Lauture as part of the Program in Dance’s spring 2022 co-curricular dance offerings. Open to Princeton students, faculty, staff and alumni. Drop-in. FREE
Set in Rome during the Second Punic War, this new play by senior Lydia Gompper follows Opimia, a young, vow-breaking Vestal Virgin, who becomes convinced that her illegally-conceived child will someday save Rome. FREE and open to University community; tickets required.