Alumni on Campus

Richardson Auditorium · Presented by: Program in Creative Writing

In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Program in Creative Writing kicks off the season with a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, Ojibwe novelist and non-fiction writer David Treuer '92, and National Book Award-winning writer Maxine Hong Kingston as part of the Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series.

Thu Oct 10, 2019 · 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm

The Art of Running Rehearsal for Musicals

Donald G. Drapkin Studio · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

Any creative who wishes to bring their vision to life on stage must know how to run a rehearsal. Rehearsal skills are the bread and butter of theatrical artistry, essential to successful creative work from directors, music directors, choreographers, and performers alike. Broadway Music Director, music supervisor and arranger Andrea Grody ’11 leads this first of four workshops focused on the music in music theater. 

Ellie’s Studio · Presented by: Program in Dance

As part of the Program in Dance's fall 2019 co-curricular dance offerings, Raven White '16 leads a Contemporary Practices class on "Improvisation." The Contemporary Practices class series explores varied techniques and approaches to contemporary dance. With a curriculum of rotating guest teachers, the course challenges students to widen their understanding of contemporary dance through physical exploration.

Lewis Arts complex · Presented by: Lewis Center for the ArtsCenter for Career Development

The Lewis Center for the Arts & the Center for Career Development host a masterclass on "Writing for Television" and dinner for Princeton students with TV writer and showrunner (Jane the Virgin and Charmed) Jennie Snyder Urman '99. For Princeton students only.

Wallace Theater · Presented by: Program in Music TheaterProgram in Theater

A student reading of Hildegard, a new musical in development. Hildegard spans the latter 40 years of the life of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th-century abbess and someday-saint who was a composer, philosopher, visionary, and pre-Reformation reformer. Written by Ethan Krupp and Davyd Reddyk, and directed by alumna Elizabeth Swanson '12; presented as part of the Theater Program's Alumni Connections New Works Series.

Richardson Auditorium · Presented by: Department of Music

Sō Percussion, Princeton University’s Edward T. Cone Artists-in-Residence, perform a free concert that features works by Pulitzer prize-winning composer Julia Wolfe *12 and the ensemble's own Jason Treuting. Wolfe’s "Forbidden Love," co-commissioned by the LA Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall, is written for the instruments of a string quartet to be performed percussively.