Performing Arts


November 19, 2020

Prof. Burford Wins Awards For Book on Mahalia Jackson

“Magisterial” study of gospel icon earns critical acclaim.

November 5, 2020

The Show Must Go On

With Rhinoceros, theatre department rethinks stagecraft in the era of social distancing.

September 11, 2020

Music and the Black Freedom Struggle

An interdisciplinary music course takes a close look at musical sound and performance from 1865–1945.

April 29, 2020

Theatre Students Defy Covid-19

For spring production, students will perform the most notorious radio play of all time.

April 9, 2020

Music Prof Wins Award For Opera Based on WWI

Project gives voice to women affected by the Great War.

February 4, 2020

Walk Run Cha-Cha All the Way

Will Laura Nix ’89 win an Oscar for her powerful new documentary?

March 22, 2019

Performing Arts Profs on Paper

Six performing arts faculty publish books.

March 1, 2019

David Schiff, Composer

Reed celebrates the musical legacy of Prof. David Schiff with three concerts.

February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

Prof. Minh Tran stages his first major performance in eight years.

December 6, 2018

The Power of the Spirit

Prof. Mark Burford examines the tension between devotion and emotion in a new book on gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.