Events

Allison Orr and SERVED

Allison Orr and Served Dates TBA 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​...

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Silk Road Series

Silk Road Series Spring 2019   A series of ​multidisciplinary ​events​ revolving​ ​the WFU Silk Road Series (http://college.wfu.edu/silkroadsseries/​), including a Spring 2019 performance by the Silk Road Ensemble. ​Silk Roads Winston-Salem a​ims to advance​ our...

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Michel van der Aa Residency

Michel van der Aa Residency March 15th-17th, 2018   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...

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Anne Rasmussen Residency

Anne Rasmussen Residency March 2018   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...

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SITI Visit

SITI Visit January 2018   A member of the SITI company will come and teach Viewpoints and Suzuki technique.

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Alexandra Beller Laban Workshop

Alexandra Beller Laban Workshop May 29th-June 2nd, 2017   Certified Laban specialist Alexandra Beller hosted a 4-day Laban refresher course open to Theatre and Dance faculty at Wake Forest and UNCSA.

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Aging Reimagined 1.5

Aging Reimagined, 1.5 May 3rd, 2017   This cross-disciplinary symposium on aging capitalized on last year’s successful Aging Reimagined conference. It featured Jennie Smith Peers, Director of the National Center for Creative Aging, whose work focuses on the...

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Dr. Seuss Carnival

Dr. Seuss Carnival May 2nd, 2017   The Theatre in Education class planned an end-of-year carnival for their students at Ashley Elementary. The carnival incorporated elements of performance and interactive activities to engage the students in the material they’d...

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Reading of MYRMIDONS

Reading of Myrmidons April 22nd, 2017   In the summer of 2016, IPLACe provided funds for Cheyenne Zuck to study Ancient Greek at the Latin/Greek Institute (LGI) to go towards the translation and completion of a fragmented tragedy. She translated Myrmidons by...

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Chinese Music and Art Collaboration

Chinese Music and Art Collaboration April 15th-19th, 2017   Haiqiong Deng, a professional Chinese guzheng player, and Nan Liu, a classically-trained Chinese artist, held a residency at Wake that included workshops with the Chinese Ensemble students, several class...

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Tragedies of Character: Leadership Lessons from MACBETH

Tragedies of Character: Leadership Lessons from Macbeth April 7th, 2017   A discussion following a performance of Macbeth on leadership, ambition, power, war, and politics as seen in the play and today’s society, featuring the director Brook Davis, Lillie Burrow...

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Ben Whiting Residency

Ben Whiting Residency April 2nd-4th, 2017   Ben Whiting, Wake Theatre alum and acclaimed magician, visited Wake to perform a magic show and lecture a Neuroscience class.

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Soundseen: Cage/Braxton/Marclay

Soundseen: Cage/Braxton/Marclay February 6th-March 26th, 2017   SoundSeen presents the musical compositions of three artists - John Cage, Anthony Braxton, and Christian Marclay - in which drawings, diagrams and images take the place of standard musical notation....

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Women’s Leadership Symposium

Women's Leadership Symposium March 24th, 2017   Megan Hooper '04, founder of bsmartguide.com, and Melissa Jones Briggs '04, instructor in organizational behavior at Stanford University's Graduate Business School, offered complementary workshops rooted in the...

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SICK

Sick March 19th-21st, 2017   Sick was performed as part of the second Studio Series and explored gender and sexuality in a provocative way. The show partnered with Student Health services to promote their free STD testing services. It was performed in conjunction...

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Pop Stars Coaching

Pop Stars Coaching March 16th, 2017   Cindy Gendrich provided acting coaching to students in a class on Pop Music as they prepared to emulate several of the stars they studied in class for Music and Fashion Day....

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THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

The Vagina Monologues February 25th-26th, 2017   The Vagina Monologues was performed in the Hanes Art Gallery followed by a discussion of feminist activism and inclusion.

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Evan Mitchell Residency

Evan Mitchell Residency February 20th-22nd, 2017   Mask and movement expert Evan Mitchell held a residency at Wake that included a performance of his one-man mask performance Masked in English and Spanish and three workshops with various classes....

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Ping Chong Residency and COLLIDESCOPE 3.0

Ping Chong Residency and Collidescope 3.0 Janunary 5th-February 16th, 2017   Ping Chong (http://www.pingchong.org/), recipient of the 2015 National Medal of Arts, joined the Wake Forest Theatre in January and February to direct a new iteration of his piece...

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The World of Overtone Singing

The World of Overtone Singing February 15th, 2017   Overtone/throat singing is a special technique of manipulating the vocal tract that has arisen independently throughout the world. Master khoomei (Tuvan throat singing) performer Narisu greeted visitors,...

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Allison Orr

Allison Orr Residency January 25th-28th, 2017   Allison Orr (alum and dance artist) held a residency at Wake that included guest teaching several dance classes, visiting with the WGS class “Women Artists”, screening her award-winning documentary Trash Dance, and...

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Capoeira Workshop

Capoeira Workshop December 6th, 2016   Dr. Ugo Edu, Anthropology professor and experienced instructor of Capoeira, and her collaborator Sergio Ferreira visited Wake to provide a social, political, and historical account of Capoeira to Dr. Harrington’s class on...

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Joel New Creative Residency

Joel New Residency November 28th-29th, 2016   New York-based songwriter Joel New held a two-day residency at Wake that included a songwriting workshop with aspiring musical theatre writers, and a visit to Michele Gillespie’s FYS on Thomas Jefferson to help...

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HONK! Performance

Honk! Performance and Gift for WSFC Public Schools November 10th, 2016   WFU Theatre’s Honk! was performed for WSFC first graders, who received copies of The Ugly Duckling, signed by the cast, rubber duckies, and content prompts to discuss the show in their home...

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Screening of EUGENE ONEGIN

Screening of Eugene Onegin November 9th, 2016   A screening of Stage Russia’s presentation of Eugene Onegin performed by the Vakhtangov Theatre, free and open to the public. Gallery

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Marathon Reading of DER GENIUS

Marathon Reading of Der Genius November 9th, 2016   A marathon reading of Der Genius read by student and faculty aloud over a ten-hour period in Campus Grounds.

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English Methods Class Visits

English Methods Class Visits November 8th-10th, 2016   Three WFU professors visited Alan Brown’s English Methods class to help future teachers with engaging their students in the performing arts and, specifically, Shakespeare....

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DADA 100!

DADA 100! November 4th, 2016   DADA 100! celebrated 100 years of DADA, discussing its historical context and embracing its legacy. The huge event took place in ZSR and involved a mixture of performances and interactive activities for participants....

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest October 30th, 2016   The Katzenjammer Allstars performed live German Music to the many attendees of the annual Oktoberfest celebration, where participants learn about the importance of folk music and folk art in German...

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Scott Anderson Creative Residency

Scott Anderson Residency October 24th-27th, 2016   Internationally-renowned novelist and journalist Scott Anderson visited Wake Forest to meet with students and speak on his article Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart. He addressed the Wake Forest...

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Mande Melody

Mande Melody October 16th-19th, 2016   The Cradle of Jazz Project brought 3 world-class musicians from Mali and two guest scholars to Wake. Their residency included a concert, three class visits to Music, Anthropology, and African Studies classes, and a lecture...

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MIDSUMMER Performance

William Jordan Talk and Midsummer Performance October 12th, 2016   Students Anne Peyton Brothers and Erin Farmer performed a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Shane Lutz to accompany a talk by William Jordan the III on sustainability....

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A Conversation with Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Christopher Lowell Residency October 3rd-4th, 2016   Critically-acclaimed performer, Christopher Lowell, portrayed Benjamin Franklin in a free, one-man show on Tuesday, October 4th, at 7pm. The performance took place in the Kulynych Auditorium...

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Rhyme of China

Traditional Chinese Music and Opera Ensemble September 24th, 2016   An evening of Traditional Chinese Music and Opera featuring members of the Chinese Instruments Symphony Orchestra of NC and the NC Peking Opera Society, followed by an opportunity for the...

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Caridad Svich Creative Residency

Caridad Svich Residency September 21st-24th, 2016   Caridad Svich, OBIE-Award winning, Latina playwright and playwright of WFU Theatre’s production Spark, came to campus for a four-day residency that included guest lecturing the playwriting class, hosting a...

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Alexandra Beller

Alexandra Beller Residency September 16th-18th, 2016   Alexandra Beller, NYC dance artist, hosted a three-day residency that involved guest classes geared to Dance and Theatre students, rehearsal work with Christina Soriano and Jessie Laurita-Spanglet, and a Q&A...

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Megan Cramer Paisley Playwriting Workshop

Paisley Magnet Drama School Playwriting Workshop September 9th-10th, 2016   Megan Cramer (‘99), led a two day playwriting workshop for Paisley’s Drama program, run by Tracy Wegner (‘18) and Stephanie Moore (‘18). It helped students with writing, acting, and...

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The Goldberg Project

The Goldberg Project September 9th, 2016   This intergenerational dance and music event feaured J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations, performed by WFU faculty pianist, Peter Kairoff. The piece featured Christina Soriano’s choreography, which united 31 child,...

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Thinktank 2016

Thinktank 2016 April 29th, 2016   Ping Chong joined Wake Forest faculty, staff, and students to watch Sharon Andrews’ Development & Performance class’s final performance, complete with reception and post performance discussion on how next year’s Collidescope can...

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Theatre for Youth Project

Theatre for Youth Course Enhancement April 27th-28th, 2016   The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet with Brook Davis’s Theatre for Youth class and Paisley Middle/High School. Directed by Heather Sullivan (‘16) and Alexa Erb (‘16). Final performances at Paisley...

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Student Exploration Series- Serena Cates

Student Exploration Series- Serena Cates The Student Exploration Series gives students the opportunity to navigate each part of the creative process with support and guidance. The Exploration Series culminates in an event appropriate for the project, such as a...

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A Staged Reading of Hispanic Plays

A Staged Reading of Hispanic Plays In Greene 145, professor Sanhueza’s Spanish 347 class explored Spanish theatre with staged readings of relevant works. Features professor Leah Roy as both guest teacher and an actor alongside students....

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Shadow Ballads Course Enhancement

Shadow Ballads Course Enhancement April 19 Combining the stylized visuals of American “crankies” and Indonesian shadow puppet theatre (wayang) with Kroncong and old-time instrumentation, the Shadow Ballad project celebrated various traditions in an April 19th...

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Student Exploration Series- Serena Daya

Student Exploration Series- Serena Daya April 17 The Student Exploration Series gives students the opportunity to navigate each part of the creative process with support and guidance. The Exploration Series culminates in an event appropriate for the project, such as a...

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Lakota Voices and Hand Games From the Great Plains

Lakota Voices and Hand Games From the Great Plains April 16 On Wednesday, April 16th four members of the Lakota Nation were on campus to perform alongside the Reynolda House’s exhibit George Catlin’s American Buffalo. The performers hosted an interactive night of...

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RED BIRD BLUE BIRD

Red Bird Blue Bird April 14, 2014 April 14, 2014 at 7:30pm. Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center An original play by Nina Foster, directed by Elizabeth Patterson and sponsored by IPLACe. With cast members from Can I Poet Jelani Ince, Leah Hart, Solomon Jordan,...

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Greek and Roman Comedy Course Enhancement

Greek and Roman Comedy Course Enhancement April 12th, 2016   Leah Roy directed/rehearsed a scene for Ted Gellar-Goad's Greek and Roman Comedy class. Eli Bradley, Eric Bray and Isabella Basco presented two contrasting interpretations of a scene from Pseudolus....

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Via Romen Performance

Via Romen Performance April 8 As part of the symposium “Global Governance, Democracy, and Equality: Roma/Gypsies in Contemporary Europe,” we brought in the musical group Via Romen. Via Romen, a Central and Eastern European group, is known for blending music based in...

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THEY WOULDN’T BITE

They Wouldn't Bite April 5 For her Senior Honors Project, Sarah Fine brought together Wake students and members of the community for a devised theater piece about inclusion and rejection. Featuring a cast of actors of varying abilities, the crew pulled together a...

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IF Labs- Encounters with Creativity at WFU

IF Labs- Encounters with Creativity at WFU March 24th to March 27th. IF Labs [Inventing Futures]: Encounters with Creativity at WFU was a week-long series to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Program for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE)....

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Aging Symposium

Aging Symposium March 17-18 Designed to determine what we are doing as a society to improve aging and to highlight the multi-disciplinary research happening here at Wake Forest in this field, the March 17-18 Aging Symposium featured four speakers from outside Wake...

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Romantic Music- Do We Know What We’re Doing

Romantic Music- Do We Know What We're Doing February 2016 Will Crutchfield, the internationally acclaimed conductor, musicologist, author, journalist, and director of the Caramoor International Music Festival presented to Music and Journalism classes. Presentations...

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Carlos Perez and Poetry

Carlos Perez and Poetry   Guitarist Carlos Perez returned to Wake Forest University for a performance in the Byrum Welcome Center! In addition to Perez’s internationally acclaimed guitar work, the performance featured readings of Spanish poetry with English...

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Celebrating Maya Angelou

Celebrating Maya Angelou February 19 On Thursday, 2/19 at 6PM at SECCA, members of the Wake Forest and Winston-Salem communities honored the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou. The evening featured readings of Angelou’s poetry by Wake Forest University students and faculty as...

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WAITING FOR GODOT Collaborations

Waiting for Godot Collaborations February WFU Theatre’s production of Waiting for Godot runs from Friday, February 6th through Sunday, February 15th. During the run, IPLACe is sponsoring events for collaborators across campus to look at the show through the lenses of...

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The Looking Glass Self

The Looking Glass Self February 12 Student Kim Korzen combined slam poets from WFU’s Can-I-Poet? with dancers to craft personal poetic narratives. The dancers and poets employed mirrors in their performances to explore their own identities and how they feel others...

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Paige McGinley Book Talk

Paige McGinley Book Talk February 2 Scholar and author Paige A. McGinley was on campus to talk about her 2014 book Staging the Blues: From Tent Shows to Tourism in which she explores the “creatively vibrant” history of blues performance. McGinley is an Assistant...

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Black Mountain Summer of 1948

Black Mountain Summer of 1948 November 5 On Wednesday, November 5th from 5:00-6:30PM in the Hanes Art Gallery, there was a performance to showcase student and faculty work in the style of Black Mountain College artists. The performance honored artists John Cage, Merce...

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Kyle Abraham

Kyle Abraham October 25 We were thrilled to bring in dancer and choreographer Kyle Abraham to lead two masterclasses and panels in October 2014. Kyle’s work explores race, gender, sexuality, identity, and the human experience through movement. Saturday, October 25th:...

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BEING HERE – Todd Drake Photography Exhibition

Being Here - Todd Drake Photography Exhibition September 21 - October 9 Photographer Todd Drake combined stills of associate chaplain Imam Khalid Griggs and Muslim Wake Forest students with the self-portrait project “To Be Rather Than to Seem.” Featuring a photo...

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Think Tank 2015

Think Tank 2015 July 15, 2015 The annual IPLACe Think Tank serves to bring together voices from around campus. This year, we’re hosting performing artists and thought leaders to talk about how IPLACe can help solve problems and to celebrate what makes Wake Forest...

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CAPTURING GRACE – aperture Screening

Capturing Grace- aperture Screening May 3 This documentary tells the unlikely story of what happens when the world renowned Mark Morris Dance Group and people with Parkinson’s disease join forces to create a unique performance. Over the course of a year, the film...

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Venice – The Floating City

Venice - The Floating City We worked with Dr. Monique O’Connell’s FYS in the History Department to bring the performing arts to their study of early Venice. Check out these great photos from a class visit with student actors to bring the material to life! We worked...

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Dance and Art Airmail Course Enhancement Project

Dance and Art Airmail Course Enhancement Project The Airmail course enhancement project brought together Christina Soriano’s Improvisational Dance class, Amy Beasley’s Advanced Modern dance class, and Leigh Ann Hallberg’s Life Drawing class for a semester-long...

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(ID)entity

(ID)entity Friday, December 6, 2014 Under the direction of Professor Christina Soriano, Christopher Gonzalez La Corte created an original dance theatre piece about diversity, inclusion, hate, identity and the burden of having one. Performed in Scales D101 Dance...

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Office Warming Party

Office Warming Party November 18 On Thursday, November 18th from 4:30-6:00PM, members of the Wake Forest community dropped by our new office to help break in the new space with food, drink, and good conversation. We are now located in Tribble A106 (to the left of...

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Not in My Neighborhood- Racism and Real Estate

Not in My Neighborhood- Racism and Real Estate The Office of the Provost, the Wake Forest University Theatre, and IPLACe are proud to present “Not In My Neighborhood: Racism and Real Estate,” a series which seeks to establish a broader context for Wake Forest...

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Student Salon Series

Student Salon Series On the first Saturday of the month, IPLACe assistant Molly Dunn is in Campus Grounds from 2-3PM hosting a conversation on the arts on campus. She is joined by Wake Forest Campus Life Fellow Paige Horton. The event is open to all students, and all...

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THIS IS OUR YOUTH Talkback

This Is Our Youth Talkback October 10 On Friday, October 10th, there will be a post-show reception and talk-back featuring Dr. Terry Blumenthal, WFU Psychology professor. Come out and see This Is Our Youth in the Ring Theatre at 7:30, and stay to hear Dr. Blumenthal...

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Reading of A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Reading of A Man for All Seasons October 3 Dr. Cindy Gendrich in the Department of Theatre and Dance and James Otteson in The Center for the Study of Capitalism collaborated on a staged reading of the play A Man For All Seasons on Friday, October 3rd. 3:30PM in...

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Seis Miradas Por Latinoamerica

Seis Miradas Por Latinoamerica September 25 An interdisciplinary series honoring Chilean poet Pablo Neruda; events ran Monday, September 22nd through Thursday, September 25th. Interested in the talented artists pictured here? Click on the photos to learn more about...

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THESE SHINING LIVES Postshow Talkbacks

These Shining Lives Postshow Talkbacks September 2014 We sponsored a number of audience Q&A “talk-backs”  during the run of the Wake Forest University Theatre’s These Shining Lives in September 2014 in interrogate the connections between the show and contemporary...

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Theatre and Education Course Enhancement Project

Theatre and Education Course Enhancement Project Fall 2014 In the fall of 2014, the Theatre & Dance and Education departments continued their three-year collaboration to help pre-service education students develop strategies for teaching Shakespeare. Professors...

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Staged Reading of Original Play, BOSTON MARATHON

Staged Reading of Original Play, Boston Marathon September 15th, 2014 A staged reading of Boston Marathon, an original play, was performed on Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:30PM in the Ring Theatre. The play was written by Janos Degi in collaboration with Wake...

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Broadway’s Next H!t Musical- Student Improv

Broadway’s Next H!t Musical- Student Improv September 11th, 2014 The popular New York City improv group, Broadway’s Next Hit Musical visited campus on September 11th, 2014. Along with its performance as part of the Secrest Series, the group offered an improv...

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Contemporary Theatre in Spain Course Enhancement Project

Contemporary Theatre in Spain Course Enhancement Project Fall Semester 2014 In the Fall 2014 semester, Theatre professor Leah Roy brought students Jessi Wagner (’15) and Taylor Hagely (’15) to Dr. Sanhueza’s Spanish 342 class, “Contemporary Theater in Spain and...

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Traversing- Carolina Musical Festival 2014

Traversing- Carolina Musical Festival 2014 August 18, 2014 On August 18th, 2014, twelve dancers and choreographers, four musicians, and community volunteers came together to put on “Traversing,” a site-specific dance piece exploring West End Mill Works. Audience...

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Over-Under II

Over-Under II August 2014 Wake Forest dance professor Amy Beasley choreographed, directed, and edited this short film at Experimental Film Virginia in August 2014. It has since been screened at the Harbor for the Arts Festival in Cape Charles, VA and the Carolina...

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Abigail Child

Abigail Child April 2 & 3, 2014 Abigail Child, filmmaker, media artist, poet and theorist came to campus as part of  ‘Innovation Visionaries’ Series presented in collaboration with: Interdisciplinary PLACe Program for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship...

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THE LAST FIVE YEARS

The Last Five Years February 28, March 1 & 2, 2014 Hanes Gallery, Scales Fine Arts Center, WFU In The Last 5 Years by Jason Robert Brown, modern relationships are examined through a touching, raw lens as Jamie and Cathy struggle with balancing their relationships...

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Classroom Management Course Enhancement

Classroom Management Course Enhancement January 21, 2014 A Partners in Performance event between Alan Brown, Department of Education; Brook Davis, Department of Theatre and Dance; and Wake Forest students Secondary pre-service teachers (Education majors) got...

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Greek and Roman Comedy Course Enhancement Project

Greek and Roman Comedy Course Enhancement Project February 18, 2014 Theatre Professor Leah Roy worked with three student actors from the Theatre Department to prepare a reading from a scene of a comedy of Aristophanes.  The students did a reading at a class meeting of...

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EMBERS AND STARS

Embers and Stars Petr Ginz was a marvel. He wrote novels and poetry, made linocuts and watercolors, invented designs for spaceships and secret codes. And he was murdered by the Nazis when he was only 16. Embers and Stars, The Story of Petr Ginz is a story about...

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Ursonate

Ursonate Inspired by the Hanes Gallery exhibition Letterforming, Lynn Book performed a concert-style version of Kurt Schwitters’ sound poem Ursonate. Letterforming traces how pictures became letters that became text and are sometimes becoming pictures again. One of...

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HAIRSPRAY

Hairspray October 29 - November 10, 2013A film screening of the John Waters film Hairspray upon which the stage musical–and the subsequent movie musical–were based was held on October 29, in DeTamble Auditorium, with a lively discussion following. The film was...

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Spanish Ballads

Spanish Ballads October 17, 2013 Performance artist and ethnomusicologist Tomas Lozano played a variety of instruments (hurdy gurdy, guitar, traditional percussion instruments) and music styles from or linked to the Iberian Peninsula. He brings to life Iberian...

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Laramie – Inside Out

Laramie - Inside Out October 9, 2013 On October 9, 2013 IPLACe, along with Film Studies, Documentary Film, Department of Theatre and Dance, LGBTQ Center, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, hosted a film screening and discussion with Laramie Inside...

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Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis September 28, 2013 Music Professor and WFU Orchestra Director David Hagy accompanied Wake Alumni Natalie Cordone and Matt Mundy at Identity Crisis: A Night of Finding Yourself at the Theatre, a public recital of Broadway show tunes in Brendle Recital...

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Divinity School and Theatre Course Enhancement Project

Divinity School and Theatre Course Enhancement Project September 28, 2013 Professor Tom Frank invited Theatre Professors Sharon Andrews and Brook Davis to work with students in his Divinity School class, “Spirituality and Ministry in Theater, Film, and Visual Arts.”...

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Dancing with Parkinson’s

Dancing with Parkinson’s Theatre and Dance professor Christina Soriano continues to run the “Dancing with Parkinson’s” community class as part of a research project to see if regular participation in movement through dance can lessen some of the physical effects of...

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Kevin Kopelson ‘Hollywood Hasbeens’ Lecture

Kevin Kopelson 'Hollywood Hasbeens' Lecture September 13, 2013 This lecture, by renowned queer theorist and University of Iowa professor Kevin Kopelson, took place on September 13, 2013. After being introduced by WFU Reynolds Professor Herman Rapaport (English),...

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Matt Wolf Residency

Matt Wolf Residency September 6 - 8 While visiting Wake Forest on September 6-8, international theatre critic Matt Wolf engaged Journalism and Theatre students and faculty, and community members in a friendly conversation about his work as a London theatre critic...

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Art Students & Theatre Course Enhancement Project

Art Students & Theatre Course Enhancement Project Fall Semester 2013 Theatre Professor Leah Roy and Art Professor Morna O’Neill collaborated on a project bringing Period and Style movement into Art 273: Eighteenth-Century European Art class during the Fall 2013...

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Apartment House

Apartment House August 9, 2013. Apartment House: an Evening of Dance and Music involved professional musicians and dancers from UNCSA and WFU’s departments of music and dance.  A selection from John Cage’s 44 Harmonies from the work “Apartment House 1776”.  Produced...

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Art & Theatre Course Enhancement Project

Art & Theatre Course Enhancement Project May 2013 Funding for student Bentrice Jusu’s Senior Honors art installation, “Paradoxica Mimesis/Houses of Dignity”—design and execution of her central piece with Rob Eastman-Mullins (Theatre). May 2013, Hanes Art Gallery....

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Catherine Branch Residency

Catherine Branch Residency April 10, 2013 Music of Difference: Exploring the Beauty in Disability and Diversity with Catherine Branch, speaker/performer and Robert Bradshaw, speaker/composer.  The project draws attention to the need for people in all disciplines to...

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Tango and More!

Tango and More! April 7, 2013 A concert featuring Latin American music for string quartet, piano, and voice including tango song arrangements by Argentine composer Aljandro Rutty, Associate Professor of Music-Composition at University of North Carolina at Greensboro....

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Zenaida Romeu

Zenaida Romeu April & May 2013 Zenaida Romeu, Cuban musician and director of the internationally acclaimed, all-woman string orchestra, Camerata Romeu, collaborated with WFU Music Professor and Concert Choir Director Brian Gorelick; Conductor Matt Troy and the...

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Cole Porter revue, LET’S MISBEHAVE

Cole Porter revue, 'Let's Misbehave' March 7, 2013 Reynolda House/Music/Theatre\(Phil Archer/Cindy Gendrich/David Hagy/Leah Roy, multiple others) Edward Steichen and Cole Porter. A Cole Porter revue in conjunction with the Edward Steichen exhibit at Reynolda House,...

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Drury Master Class

Drury Master Class Zenaida Romeu, Cuban musician and director of the internationally acclaimed, all-woman string orchestra, Camerata Romeu, collaborated with WFU Music Professor and Concert Choir Director Brian Gorelick; Conductor Matt Troy and the Winston-Salem Youth...

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CageFest

CageFest September 28, 2012 Professor Louie Goldstein kicked off a semester long celebration of John Cage with a Musicircus event in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. September 28, 2012. Additionally, Stephen Drury hosted a master class open to...

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Stew Carter Music

Stew Carter Music September 26, 2012 Dr. Thomas Moore of Rollins College in Florida, one of the leading researchers in musical acoustics in the United States, is among a very few physicists for whom musical acoustics forms the basis of his research endeavors. Wake...

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MARISOL

Marisol IPLACe-supported intergenerational dance and music event, featuring J.S. Bach’s monumental Goldberg Variations performed by WFU faculty pianist Peter Kairoff. The choreography is by WFU faculty member and IPLACe executive committee member Christina Soriano,...

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Wake Up to Poetry

Wake Up to Poetry Inspired by the Hanes Gallery exhibition Letterforming, Lynn Book performed a concert-style version of Kurt Schwitters’ sound poem Ursonate. Letterforming traces how pictures became letters that became text and are sometimes becoming pictures again....

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Kyle Haden (WFU ’99)

Kyle Haden (WFU '99) September 11-13 Roosevelt University Chicago,Viewpoints Residency, September 11-13. (Dance/Theatre/Documentary Film Petr Ginz project). Three separate classes; multiple external meetings with students and faculty....

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Viva Voce! A World Voice Day Celebration

Viva Voce! A World Voice Day Celebration April 16, 2014 April 16, 2014, 7:00pm Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center, WFU In celebration of World Voice Day 2014, members of the Wake Forest University Departments of Music, Theatre and Dance, and the Wake Forest Baptist...

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