Artists in Residence
Each year, Duke Performances partners with a range of campus and community organizations to coordinate over 100 distinct artist residency events. We bring world-class artists to Duke classrooms and public forums in ways that directly enrich the life of our vibrant city and community.
Over the course of three 2018/2019 visits, acclaimed choreographer Camille A. Brown and her company will participate in dance classes, public conversations, and visits to local high schools — providing Duke and Durham an opportunity to engage with an artist working at the vanguard of American dance.
JACK Quartet, whose members The Boston Globe hailed as “the superheroes of the new music world,” returns for the second year of its two-year residency at Duke, bookended by a pair of sensational performances — the first, at the Durham Fruit and Produce Company, featuring a new work by Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas, played […]
2018/19 Artists in Residence
Duke Performances Curriculum Enrichment Awards
Each year, Duke Performances partners with more than 30 faculty across a range of departments and academic units to coordinate 120 distinct residency events, reaching over 2,000 Duke students. We bring world-class artists to Duke classrooms and public forums in ways that directly enrich campus and community life. As an organization, we believe strongly that engagement with the arts, and the dynamics of live performance, creates context for learning and inquiry, facilitating collisions between ideas and animating course material. For the 2018/19 academic year, Duke Performances solicits proposals from Duke faculty and graduate instructors for three competitive grants. View the 2018/19 guidelines & application details.
Duke Performances is pleased to announce the 2017/18 faculty recipients of its inaugural curriculum enrichment awards: Marcia Rego (Thompson Writing Program), Chris Sims (Center for Documentary Studies), and Laurent Dubois (History, Romance Studies).
Spring 2019 Course!
Introduction to Performing Arts Management & Entrepreneurship
with instructor Eric Oberstein, Associate Director, Duke Performances | GRAMMY & Latin GRAMMY-winning Producer | Duke Alum
Are you considering a career in the performing arts, arts management, or arts entrepreneurship?
Are you interested in learning about the business and entrepreneurial aspects of the arts?
Are you thinking about producing and launching your own artistic project?
Talking Music & Dance
Learn more about Talking Music & Dance, a collaborative series from Duke Performances and Duke’s Forum for Scholars and Publics, featuring public conversations with visiting artists.
Press / Stories
January 25, 2017: The Arts Up Close (Duke Today)
March 7, 2016: Studying a Virtuoso Violinist's Brain with MRI (Duke Today)
August 4, 2016: Fazil Say Visits Duke (John Hope Franklin Center)
March 23, 2015: Left of Black with Ron K. Brown and Jason Moran
September 30, 2014: Artist Residencies Bring Art to Life (Duke Today)
February 11, 2014: Left of Black with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
October 8, 2013: World Premiere of "Enlightened Souls" by Billy Childs