2020-21 Performing Arts Series Events

James Allister Sprang: 'Aquifer of the Ducts'

Aquifer of the Ducts is a guided visual and sonic meditative experience, designed to be experienced from home.

Thursday-Friday | March 11-12 | 7:30 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom

The Porch: An After Session on the Resonance of Fred Moten

A conversation with a group of artists and curators as they reflected on Moten's critical influence on their practices.

Thursday | March 18 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom
(Postponed from Thursday | Nov. 19)

nia love: Research showing: g1(host), a new iteration, UnderCurrents 

A screening of performance research exploring embodied memory, Blackness, and healing, and a short documentary of love’s time at Bryn Mawr College.

Saturday | April 3, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom and in Goodhart Hall
Video available to Bi-Community Members and the Public through April 17

nia love Residency 2020-2021
love came to campus for a fall residency in the Dance Program with major support from the 360° Course Clusters and engaged with this year’s Flexner Lecturer, Fred Moten. In March 2021, love came to campus for a spring residency and shared the results of her research with the campus and Performing Arts Series' audiences.

Jenn Kidwell Studio Visit: The Blackening

Theater artist Kidwell discussed her Bryn Mawr College research residency, joined by collaborator Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, followed by Q&A.

Friday | April 16, 2021 | 1-2 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom

About the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series

Since 1984 the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series has presented great artists and performances to Philadelphia-area audiences, creating an environment in which the value of the arts is recognized and celebrated. Providing talks and workshops free to the public to develop arts awareness and literacy, the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series has partnered in recent seasons with such organizations as the Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania Ballet, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, and FringeArts. The Series has presented performances by such diverse luminaries as Trisha Brown Dance Company, Meredith Monk, John Waters, Jennifer Koh, the Khmer Arts Ensemble of Cambodia, and Urban Bush Women.

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. 

Contact the Arts Office at reservations@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-5300 for more information.