Duke Performances

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.



Featured Residencies

Oddisee


Acclaimed Sudanese-American emcee and producer Oddisee comes to Durham this October for a weeklong residency featuring visits to Duke and Hillside High School classes, a free public conversation, and a full-band performance at Motorco Music Hall.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers


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.

VIEW UPCOMING ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE EVENTS



Featured Series

Arts & Context

Building Bridges



2018/19 Artists in Residence


VIEW PAST 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.

August 12, 2017
Duke Performances Announces Recipients of 2017/18 Curricular Awards

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). 


New Course, Spring 2018!

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?

Learn more …


 

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.



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