View the Department of Performing Arts' music, theater, and dance performances for 2016-17!

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  • Celebrating Composer Margaret Bonds

    Celebrating Composer Margaret Bonds

    On September 23, the Friday Music Series celebrates Margaret Bonds, known for her collaborations with Langston Hughes, with a day of talks, exhibitions, and a concert featuring some unpublished and until now presumed lost works,

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  • Department of Performing Arts Chair Co-Edits New Book

    Department of Performing Arts Chair Co-Edits New Book

    Prof. Soyica Colbert's new book, The Psychic Hold of Slavery: Legacies in American Expressive Culture, co-edited with Prof. Robert Patterson, explores how the American legacy of slavery informs a present in which African-Americans experience ongoing and increasing racial inequity and violence.

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  • Fall Pre-registration

    Fall Pre-registration

    Many DANCE, MUSIC, and THEATER courses have spaces reserved for first-year students! Browse our New Student page for great introductory courses and interdisciplinary seminars, including some that fulfill the Univ. HALC requirement.

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Playwright and alumnus Seamus SullivanCongrats to Georgetown alumnus Seamus Sullivan (SFS '08), whose short play "Valkyrie in the Roller Disco" was selected out of more than 1500 submissions to be one of 30 finalists staged as part of the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival in August. From that pool of finalists, six plays will be chosen for representation and published in a collection by Samuel French, Inc. Sullivan's work was performed on Friday, August 12, at 6:30 p.m. at East 13th Street Theatre (Classic Stage Company) in New York City. Read more about Seamus Sullivan.