Field Notes: London Globe

Field Notes: London Globe

Last summer, 18 WashU students traveled to London for an intensive three-week program at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Here, Claire Sommers, a lecturer in Arts & Sciences, describes the program’s aims and what it means to explore the places that shaped the Bard.
The art of lighting design

The art of lighting design

“Retina Burn” is an annual concert designed to showcase the skills that student lighting designers have learned during their studies in the Performing Arts Department. This year’s event will return April 25 to Edison Theatre.
Exploring the humanities at Tyson Research Center

Exploring the humanities at Tyson Research Center

The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences will present both a performance and a two-day gathering on artistic research at WashU’s Tyson Research Center. Organized by postdoctoral researcher Anya Yermakova, the events build on her scholarship, her creative work and her current seminar, “Topics in Embodied Communication: Listening.”
Grammy winner Christine Goerke April 28

Grammy winner Christine Goerke April 28

Internationally renowned soprano Christine Goerke, known for her “blazing tone” (New York Times) and “voice of molten gold” (Toronto Star), will present “A Celebration of the American Diva” April 28 as part of the Great Artists Series, sponsored by WashU’s Department of Music in Arts & Sciences.
MFA dance concert March 22 and 23

MFA dance concert March 22 and 23

New works by choreographers Carol Bertho, Emily Ehling and the late Amarnath Ghosh, who died Feb. 27, will debut in Edison Theatre March 22 and 23 as part of this year’s MFA Student Dance Concert, presented by the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences.
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