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One Flea SpareApr. 1

  • 8:00 pm
  • Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre


Calling all creatives!

Department of Performing Arts Summer Creative Research Awards

March 17, 2023

Georgetown’s Department of Performing Arts (DPA) offers grants to current undergraduate students to support research, scholarship, and professional development. The DPA Summer Creative Research Award covers costs for student-led interdisciplinary research, fieldwork, approved internships, workshops, conferences, festivals, and other projects related to thesis or capstone projects. The DPA Summer Creative Research Award helps students with basic living expenses, transportation, accommodation, travel, and other reasonable costs associated with their projects, making these experiences accessible to all students regardless of their financial situation. While preference is given to American Musical Culture and Theater and Performance Studies majors, the awards are open to all Georgetown undergraduate students.

Click on the link above for grant specifications and application process. Application deadline April 15.

Celebrating Pep Band’s 100-Year History

October 25th, 2022

Recently, Georgetown University showcased the incredible 100-year history of the Pep Band. “Since 1922, the band has played for U.S. presidents, in DC parades and at hundreds of Hoya games and…

Read more Department of Performing Arts Announcements.

Georgetown University is a vaccinated campus. Events scheduled at this time to be held live are subject to change. We encourage, but do not require, the use of masks indoors, in compliance with the University’s public health guidelines, which may include additional guest registration protocols in effect at the time of the event. The University may limit capacity in certain indoor venues at any time. Attendees should be fully vaccinated, and anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 needs to stay home.

All faculty and student artists working on DPA performances are taking every precaution to adhere to protocols and the latest public health guidelines, and to prioritize the safety and comfort of audience members and the wider community.

We are committed to the safety of our entire community, and will be monitoring the ongoing pandemic to make adjustments as needed. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to sharing this vibrant season of events with you!

NSO (New Student Orientation) Convocation: Choir and Orchestra  Performance Opportunities

New Student Orientation Academic Convocation is a formal gathering of faculty, staff, students and families initiating your college career in a momentous ceremony and celebration. It is required for all incoming Georgetown University students.

The Department of Performing Arts, in conjunction with the University, allows students to participate in the ceremony by singing in the NSO Choir or playing in the NSO Orchestra. Students who do so enjoy many benefits, including an introduction to the music program at Georgetown, the ability to meet current students, and the opportunity to move into your dorm before the rush of returning students.

For those interested in participating in the NSO Choir or Orchestra, please complete this Performing Arts Interest form (new window) by July 1st2022. (*Please make sure to complete the second section directly referring to NSO participation.*) Ensemble Directors will be in touch following this deadline to provide additional participation details.

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