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Join us in celebrating Theatre Arts and Performance Studies students, faculty and alumni during Commencement 2015.


Check out the full schedule of events here.

Summer Season Hiatus

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies announces a hiatus for the Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre season in 2015.

(Distributed March 12, 2015)

Emeritus Professor Don Wilmeth wins 2015 Alumni Achievement Award from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Congratulations are in order for Emeritus Professor Don Wilmeth who has been awarded the 2015 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Alumni Acheivement Award. The honor is the highest conferred by the Alumni Association on behalf of the University. The award is presented to alumni who have attained outstanding success and national or international distinction in their chosen profession or life's work.

(Distributed May 7, 2015)

Professor Ybarra wins Graduate School Faculty Award for Advising and Mentoring

Huge congratulations to Professor Patricia Ybarra who has received the 2014-15 Graduate School Faculty Award for Advising and Mentoring.

The award is for a faculty member who has made a significant contribution as an advisor or mentor to graduate students. Any Brown faculty member who has served as graduate advisor, trainer, or dissertation chair, unofficial or official mentor is eligible for nomination.

(Distributed May 7, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE: You Are The Circus by Katie Pearl ’15 MFA

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University proudly presents You Are the Circus written and directed by final year M.F.A, Playwriting student, Katie Pearl ’15 MFA. Pearl’s thesis production will take place at the Pell Chafee Performance Center on May 14 – 17 as part of the extended Writing Is Live festival.

(Distributed April 21, 2015)

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