Duke Performances

Arts Administration Internship: 2021-22 Academic Year

Duke Performances Arts Administration Internship: Fall 2021 – Spring 2022Duke Performances is seeking ambitious, highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals at the undergraduate or graduate level with an interest in arts administration to assist the Duke Performances staff for an internship during the 2021-2022 academic year (mid-September 2021 through early May 2022). This position will begin […]

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Arts Administration Internship: Summer 2021

Duke PerformancesArts Administration Internship: Summer 2021Duke Performances is seeking ambitious, highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals at the undergraduate or graduate level with an interest in arts administration to assist the Duke Performances staff for an internship during the 2021 summer season (early June through early August). Internships are paid and provide a unique opportunity to […]

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Arts Administration Internship: Spring 2021

Duke Performances is seeking ambitious, highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals at the undergraduate or graduate level with an interest in arts administration to assist the Duke Performances staff for an internship during the 2021 Spring semester (mid-January through early May). This position will begin operating remotely. Internships are paid and provide a unique opportunity to […]

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Letter to Chamber Arts Society Members

Dear members and friends of the Chamber Arts Society of Durham – As you know, our entire Fall season of concerts – the first half of our 75th anniversary year – has had to be cancelled because of the continuing danger of COVID-19. No decision has yet been taken for the Spring concerts. Only a […]

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2020/2021 Season Update

Dear Friends, We hope you and your families are well as we collectively weather these difficult times. As you know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Duke Performances hasn’t been able to hold in-person performances since early March. In an effort to serve artists and our community, we quickly regrouped to offer a free Livestream series […]

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Black Lives Matter

We mourn and denounce the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and all victims of anti-Black white supremacist violence and police brutality. We denounce racism and white supremacy in any manifestation. We stand in support of and in solidarity with Black staff at Duke Performances; and Black performing artists; students, faculty, and staff […]

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Livestream Series: Q&A, Daughter of Swords

Duke Performances is partnering with Duke Arts and WXDU on a livestream series hosted by DP on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. This Wednesday, May 27, we’re rounding out the series with Alexandra Sauser-Monnig’s solo project Daughter of Swords. In advance of these performances, we ask participating artists to reflect on how the coronavirus crisis has impacted their work, and what they are finding reassuring […]

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Looking back at
Mountain Man’s Cosmic Prom

By Sibyl Kemp This week, Molly Sarlé is taking over our socials for our weekly livestream, and next, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig’s solo project, Daughter of Swords, will wrap up this livestream series that we’ve taken on in partnership with Duke Arts and WXDU. This series has allowed us to dip our toes into the world of […]

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Livestream Series: Q&A, Molly Sarlé

Duke Performances is partnering with Duke Arts and WXDU on a livestream series hosted by DP on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. This Wednesday, May 20, we’re continuing the series with songwriter Molly Sarlé. In advance of these performances, we ask participating artists to reflect on how the coronavirus crisis has impacted their work, and what they are finding reassuring through these uncertain times. We […]

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Livestream Series: Q&A, Gerald Clayton

Duke Performances is partnering with Duke Arts and WXDU on a livestream series hosted by DP on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. This Wednesday, May 6, we’re continuing the series with pianist and composer Gerald Clayton. In advance of these performances, we ask participating artists to reflect on how the coronavirus crisis has impacted their work, and what they are finding reassuring through these uncertain […]

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Livestream Series: Q&A, Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg

Duke Performances is partnering with Duke Arts and WXDU on a livestream series hosted by DP on Facebook Live and Instagram Live. This Wednesday, April 27, we’re continuing the series with singer Joan Shelley & guitarist Nathan Salsburg. In advance of these performances, we ask participating artists to reflect on how the coronavirus crisis has impacted their work, and what they are finding reassuring through these uncertain […]

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Important Announcement: Remainder of Duke Performances spring season cancelled

Due to precautionary measures related to COVID-19, the remainder of Duke Performances’ Spring 2020 season is cancelled.

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2018/2019 Duke Performances Camille A. Brown Internship in Community Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship

Duke Performances seeks ambitious, thoughtful, creative, organized, and detail-oriented individuals who are especially interested in community engagement programming within the context of a performing arts organization.

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$25 Tickets at Duke Performances

With the announcement of the 2018/19 season, Duke Performances is making an unprecedented move by introducing a new $25 ticket price for the vast majority of shows.

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American Ballet Theatre Makes Triumphant Return to North Carolina

With Giselle, the preeminent classical ballet company returns to the state for the first time in 50 years.

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Bobby Asher Appointed Duke Performances Director

“I believe that the arts have the power to enhance learning and transform communities,” says Asher, who starts September 1.

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Arts Administration Internships: Academic-Year & Summer

Duke Performances is always seeking ambitious, highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals …

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Duke Announces Partnership with American Ballet Theatre

Duke University announces an intensive three-year collaboration — running Fall 2018 through Spring 2021 — with the American Ballet Theatre.

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Introduction to Performing Arts Management & Entrepreneurship

A course for Spring 2020 taught by Duke Performances’ Interim Director Eric Oberstein.

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MONK@100:
Info to Know

MONK@100 will be staged at Durham Fruit & Produce, a 15,000 square foot warehouse space in downtown Durham, located at 305 S. Dillard St. (at Ramseur St.)

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Duke Performances Announces Recipients of 2017/18 Curricular Awards Copy

Inaugural curriculum enrichment awards to Marcia Rego (Thompson Writing Program), Chris Sims (Center for Documentary Studies), and Laurent Dubois (History, Romance Studies).

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Duke Performances Announces Recipients of 2017/18 Curricular Awards

Inaugural curriculum enrichment awards to Marcia Rego (Thompson Writing Program), Chris Sims (Center for Documentary Studies), and Laurent Dubois (History, Romance Studies).

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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.

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Director’s Note for Duke Performances’ 2017/18 Season

We live in anxious, uncertain times. Across our globe, in our country, our state, and even our city of Durham, there seem to be newly monumental consequences of our decisions, many of which feel beyond our control.

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