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Black Lives Matter: Our Solidarity Statement

As artists and scholars of different backgrounds comitted to making, researching, and teaching theatre, dance, and performance, we write to express our solidarity with all those protesting this country’s ongoing, centuries-long legacy of racism and anti-Black violence.

(Distributed June 5, 2020)

Lucas Baisch receives the Master’s Award for Professional Excellence.

Lucas BaischLucas Baisch Lucas Baisch, is graduating with a master of fine arts in Playwriting. He will receive the Master’s Award for Professional Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding contributions by a Brown University Master’s student which influence or contribute to the field or profession. Such professional development may be accomplished during fieldwork, internship, or capstone experiences, for example.


 

(Distributed May 22, 2020)

Your Corner of the World: Rebecca Schneider and Emilio Rojas

Your Corner of the World: Rebecca Schneider and Emilio RojasYour Corner of the World: Rebecca Schneider and Emilio RojasRebecca Schneider (Professor, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies) in conversation with multidisciplinary artist Emilio Rojas. Schneider and Rojas will share their practice and close the conversation with a discussion about what it means to be an artist creating work during the time of COVID-19.

 

(Distributed May 22, 2020)

Remembering Don B. Wilmeth

Don B. Wilmeth 2015 Lecture, courtesy of Brown University LibraryDon B. Wilmeth 2015 Lecture, courtesy of Brown University Library

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Emeritus Professor of Theatre Arts & Performance Studies, Don B. Wilmeth.


  

Don led the department for many of his 36 years at Brown until he retired in 2003. He was a tireless and important scholar of American popular culture and performance, a renowned teacher and editor and a sometime actor. Please see his full bio below. 

(Distributed February 26, 2020)
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