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Waiting for Godot, text by Samuel Beckett, staging by Otomar Krejca. Avignon Festival, 1978. Rufus (Estragon) and Georges Wilson (Vladimir) / photographs by Fernand Michaud.
September 22, 2021
‘What If the Thing You’re Waiting for Never Arrives?’ Waiting for Godot is a classic that feels like it was written for the Delta era of the pandemic.  click here for full...
Britney Simpson and Tyler Fauntleroy, foreground, with, in the background, Kayla Coleman, left,  and Howard W. Overshown in Ryan Quinn’s production of “The Tempest.” photo by T. Charles Erickson
August 12, 2021
GARRISON, N.Y. — Prospero’s grievance has been gnawing at him a dozen years when at last he speaks of it to his teenage daughter, Miranda, explaining how they were forced...
March 15, 2021
Sunday, April 25th from 1-2:30 pm EST Join us to learn about the program and major in Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS). At the top of the session, we’ll tell you about...
March 3, 2021
Tavia Nyong’o, the newly appointed William Lampson Professor of Theater and Performance Studies, Professor of American Studies, and Professor of African American Studies, ...
February 9, 2021
Meet Siouxsie Easter and Jonathan Hope of the ASE Summer Theatre School in Bath, England to learn about ASE’s exceptional courses and faculty, as well as the cultural...
February 5, 2021
INSIGHT: Rebuilding a Backstage A second act for student productions through Zoom When the lights came up on “The Family Showcase” on Nov. 17, the virtual audience saw two...
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
December 22, 2020
Sunday, February 14th, 1-2:30 pm EST via Zoom Join us to learn about the program and major in Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS). At the top of the session, we’ll...
November 12, 2020
The Family Showcase examines the effects of migration and generational trauma in the Black family through the eyes of the Black child. It reckons with the more insidious...
Emily Jenda ’10 of the Hamilton National Tour
August 13, 2020
The Shen Curriculum turns fifteen this fall.  To celebrate this milestone – and to raise awareness of the unique breadth, depth and success of this Yale initiative,  we have...
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July 24, 2020
Congratulations to faculty member Gregory Wallace who has been named the Lloyd Richards Professor in the Practice of Acting. James Bundy, Dean and Artistic Director of the...
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July 1, 2020
Originally published June 16, 2020 Dear Theater and Performance Studies community, This spring and summer have brought cataclysmic national tragedy alongside extremely...
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July 1, 2020
Angela Davis, Freedom is A Constant Struggle James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (with study guide) Christina Sharpe, In The Wake: On Blackness and Being Keeanga-Yamahtta...