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.
In Spring 2019, Tony Award-winning playwright and singer Stew comes to Duke with his new song cycle Notes of a Native Song — written for Harlem Stage’s James Baldwin centenary celebration and named after Baldwin’s 1955 collection of essays on being black in America, Notes of a Native Son. Through an infectious mix of rock, […]
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.
November 1, 2018
Duke Performances Announces Recipients of 2018/19 Curricular Awards
Duke Performances is pleased to announce the faculty recipients of its second annual curriculum enrichment awards: Ellen McLarney, Daniel Train, and Laura Florand.
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