Performing Arts Series

The indoor performances as part of this series on campus during the spring of 2022 are open to Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff. These events are free, and reservations are available through the box office.

Please visit the “Keep Wes Safe” website for more information about the University's COVID-19 safety guidelines.

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Upcoming Events

Ananya Dance Theatre: Dastakā€”I Wish You Me [CANCELED]
Friday, February 4, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

FREE!

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled.

Choreographed by Artistic Director Ananya Chatterjea and performed by the artists of Minneapolis’ Ananya Dance Theatre, Dastak: I Wish You Me (2021) is a meditation on borders, loss, belonging, home, and liberation.

Nobuntu
Friday, February 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

RESERVE NOW

The five members of the a cappella ensemble Nobuntu from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe celebrate their identity as African women through their songs and dance, which feature the traditional sounds of their country rooted in Afro-jazz and gospel music, in their Connecticut debut.
Jin Hi Kim: A Ritual for Covid-19
Friday, February 18, 2022 at 8:00pm
Crowell Concert Hall

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A Ritual for Covid-19 (2021) is a community purification performance in memory of over 5.5 million deaths worldwide during the pandemic, created by innovative komungo (Korean stringed instrument) virtuoso Jin Hi Kim, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Wesleyan’s Korean Drumming Ensemble.
Elevator Repair Service: Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge
Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

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Actors Greig Sargeant and Ben Jalosa Williams of the New York-based ensemble Elevator Repair Service perform the New England premiere of their verbatim staging of the incendiary and revealing confrontation between one of the most influential figures of the Civil Rights Movement and the father of modern American conservatism.
Elevator Repair Service: Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge
Friday, February 25, 2022 at 7:00pm
CFA Theater

RESERVE NOW

Actors Greig Sargeant and Ben Jalosa Williams of the New York-based ensemble Elevator Repair Service perform the New England premiere of their verbatim staging of the incendiary and revealing confrontation between one of the most influential figures of the Civil Rights Movement and the father of modern American conservatism.