The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies sponsors a variety of performances and events throughout the year including more than 50 co-curricular and extra-curricular performances, talks, workshops, and discussions annually. These diverse offerings range from internationally-renowned artists discussing their work to play readings by up-and-coming writers and directors from the Brown community.
Please Note: Many of our performances are ticketed events. Please visit our performances and tickets page to see the performance schedule and to reserve your seats while you still can!
Every year the department is host to a number of festivals and performance series, including:
- Sock & Buskin Season
- Writing is Live Festival
- Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep
- Brown/Trinity MFA Performance Season
- American Dance Legacy Initiative (ADLI) Minifest
Additionally, the department hosts faculty and student sponsored academic events throughout the year that feature performances, conversations, workshops, film screenings and lectures around current research, ideas and issues in theatre, performance studies and dance. These include: