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.

Current Events

Allison Orr and Served

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…

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Silk Road Series

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 a​ims 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…

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Michel van der Aa Residency

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…

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Anne Rasmussen Residency

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…

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