Posts Tagged ‘TAPS’

Stanford undergraduates perform an adaptation of the 17th-century Spanish play Life Is a Dream with a new ending

Under the guest direction of Tony Award-winner Dominique Serrand, Stanford cast and crew explore age-old themes from a 17th-century Spanish play while incorporating modern questions of gender and ambiguity.

When adapting a play about destiny, changing the ending might seem like tempting fate, especially when that play is considered one of the greatest of the Spanish Golden Age. But for guest director Dominique Serrand, reimagining the classic tale Life Is a Dream for an audience of today means not only exploring timeless themes, but also transforming…

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Guest artist series to expose Stanford students to innovative performance art

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies is cultivating a creative community that welcomes fresh ideas and artists at every stage of their careers.

Branislav Jakovljevic, associate professor and chair of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS), believes that artists of all levels – up-and-comers, mid-career and masters – all have something to teach Stanford students. Branislav Jakovljevic is chair of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies.(Image credit: L.A. Cicero) Enter Vital Signs, a guest performance artist series, curated by acclaimed…

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Performance Studies International Conference comes to Stanford University, June 26-30

PSi 19 features performances, workshops, installations and a late-night public event by Ron Athey on June 29.

From June 26-30, Stanford University’s Department of Theater and Performance Studies will host the nineteenth annual Performance Studies international conference (PSi 19). The conference, which has not been in the United States in six years and has never been on the West Coast, features over one hundred performances, praxis sessions, workshops and installations, and approximately…

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