Performances

Spring Quarter

April 3rd - April 7th
Debt & Promise: Puerto Rican Performance in Times of Crisis Public Events
More Information: artscircle.northwestern.edu/humanities/guest-artist/debt-and-promise-puerto-rican-performance-times-crisis

Monday, April 3rd, 9:30am
Debt & Promise
Annie May Swift Hall, Room 109
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Las Nietas de Nonó
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance work of Las Nietas de Nonó.

Tuesday, April 4th, 9:30am
Debt & Promise
Wirtz Performing Arts Center, Room 235
Cafecito Round-table: Contemporary Puerto Rican Performance: Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué
A conversation and archive sharing session on the performance documentation and curation work of Arnaldo Rodríguez Bagué.

Tuesday, April 4th, 5pm
Debt & Promise
Wirtz Performing Arts Center, Ballroom
Performance Improvisation Workshop led by José Alvarez Colón
A workshop on improvisational performance techniques deployed to think about the concept and aesthetics of debt.

Wednesday, April 5th, Noon
Debt & Promise
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Hall
Roundtable Luncheon: On the Political Economy of Performance: Debt and Creativity in Puerto Rico
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó
Moderated by Ramón H. Rivera-Servers (Performance Studies)

Friday, April 7th, 5pm
Debt & Promise
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Building
Performance Showcase: Debt & Promise
An informal showing of performance material developed by our guest artists over the course of the week-long collaboration.
José Alvarez Colón, Arnaldo Rodriguez Bagué, Lydela Nonó, Michelle Nonó

Wednesday, April 5th, 5pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift HBall
‪Professional Development Session: On Research & Praxis @ 5pm

Friday, April 14th, Noon
Black Arts Initiative Brown Bag Lunch Series: Huey Copeland, 12 – 1:30pm

Wednesday, April 19, 5pm
Leon Forrest Lecture: Anna Deveare Smith @ 5pm

Thursday, April 20th, 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center, Ballroom
Improvisation and/in Performance Series: Lead by Jennifer Monson Professor of Dance at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and iLand NYC

Wednesday, April 26th, Noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Hall
Alumni Lecture Series: Jennifer Tyburczi

Thursday, May 4th, Noon
University Hall, Hagstrum Room
Professional Development Session: Journal Publications

May 5th & May 6th, 7:30pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Hall
Performance Hour directed by Maxwell Abner

Friday, May 12th, 7pm
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Hall
A Stage at the End of the World: A Performance Art Festival

Tuesday, May 16th, 5pm
Wirtz Performing Arts Center, Ballroom
Improvisation and/in Performance Studies: Lead by D. Soyini Madison, Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern

Wednesday May 17th, Noon
Alvina Krause Studio
Annie May Swift Hall
Alumni Lecture Series @ noon: Tamara Roberts

Monday, May 22nd, 5pm
Black Arts Initiative Lecture Series: Lisa Thompson, 5pm

‪Thursday, June 1st & Friday, June 2nd
‪Saidiya Hartman Symposium – African American Studies