Todd Decker, a professor of musicology in Arts & Sciences, edited a special issue of American Music, marking the journal’s 40th anniversary.
Three WashU playwrights — Maddy Klass, Bela Marcus and Charlie Meyers — will present world-premiere staged readings as part of the 2023 A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival.
Ron Himes, in Arts & Sciences, will receive the Visionary Trailblazer Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education during the group’s 2023 national conference.
Ron Himes, the Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence in the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences, will receive the Black Theatre Network Lifetime Award during the organization’s 2023 national conference.
The Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis presents affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest classical musicians. The 2024 series will feature celebrated pianist Jeremy Denk, world music supergroup The Doos Trio, the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, pianist Joyce Yang and celebrated soprano Christine Goerke.
The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present “F***ing A,” Suzan-Lori Parks’ blistering riff on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter,” in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre April 20-23.
“Astaire by Numbers” looks at every second of dancing Fred Astaire committed to film in the studio era–all six hours, thirty-four minutes, and fifty seconds. Using a quantitative digital humanities approach, as well as previously untapped production records, author Todd Decker takes the reader onto the set and into the rehearsal halls and editing rooms […]
The Washington University Dance Collective, the resident dance company of the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences, will present “Genesis,” an evening of new and original choreography, April 7 and 8 in Edison Theatre.
Violinist Augustin Hadelich is a “technically dazzling” (New York Times) performer who revels “in the myriad ways of making a phrase come alive” (Washington Post). On April 16, Hadelich will present an intimate recital at Washington University as part of the 2023 Great Artists Series.
Two WashU a cappella student groups will perform at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Midwest Semifinals on Saturday, April 1. One leader shares her a cappella experience.