Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center at Wake Forest University.
Who We Are
When you imagine life on a college campus, you probably think of a place filled with smart, inventive people having inspiring conversations about every subject imaginable. IPLACe exists to foster just that.
Drawing together artists, scholars, students, faculty, and staff from every corner of our campus, IPLACe uses performance collaborations—with Chemistry, Religion, History, Politics, Math, Romance Languages, Neuroscience, Documentary Film, and really anything else you can think of—to give us all a place, a time, and a reason to talk to each other about the things we care about.
In January 2016, multiple NEA grant recipient Allison Orr came to Wake Forest to teach and share her work in both classes and a screening of the film Trash Dance. Over the next couple of years, IPLACe will continue a collaboration with her company, Forklift Danceworks…read more
A series of multidisciplinary events revolving the WFU Silk Road Series, including a Spring 2019 performance by the Silk Road Ensemble. Silk Roads Winston-Salem aims to advance our understanding of global cross-cultural exchange as it relates to the historic Silk Roads through a program of themed events at WFU…read more
Michel van der Aa is a truly multidisciplinary figure in contemporary music. A unique voice, he combines composition with film and stage direction, and script writing. Classical instruments, voices, electronic sound, actors, theatre and video…read more
Dr. Anne Rasmussen, a Professor and expert on gender, performance, and Islam in the Middle East and Indonesia, will hold a three-day residency at Wake Forest that includes students from her classes on Middle Eastern instruments to demonstrate and perform them…read more
A member of the SITI company will come and teach Viewpoints and Suzuki technique…read more