Welcome to the Department of Performing Arts
The Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts fosters artistic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, socially engaged performance, and the spirit of collaboration.Learn More About Us
Home to the College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate degree programs in American Musical Culture and Theater & Performance Studies as well as dozens of performing groups in music, theater, and dance, the Department features a renowned faculty and close partnerships with leading arts organizations from the D.C. region and beyond.
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With a deep emphasis on interdisciplinary learning, the Department of Performing Arts collaborates frequently across campus on courses, research, initiatives, festivals, and events.View Recent Collaborations
Opened in November 2005 as Georgetown University’s first building designed for the arts, the Davis Performing Arts Center is the research and teaching laboratory for the Theater & Performance Studies Program and houses the administrative office of the Department of Performing Arts.More About the Davis Center Learn About the Davis Center’s Impact and Diverse Community
Soyica Colbert, former interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in theatre arts and performance studies, which will support the development of her forthcoming book At Freedom’s Gate.
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