FALL DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE | “TO WAKE THE AIR: A FESTIVAL HONORING BIPOC LIFE”

Online via Zoom ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

OCTOBER 29-31, 2020* | A DIGITAL PERFORMANCE DIRECTED BY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AILEEN ROBINSON To Wake The Air is a co-production with Stanford’s Institute for Diversity in the Arts *This production premieres on Thursday October 29th at 8PM PT. It will be available for on-demand viewing through October 31 at 11:59pm PT. The Fall Developmental Stage, To […]

FALL MAIN STAGE | “BEYOND THE WOUND IS A PORTAL”

Online via Zoom ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

NOVEMBER 12-14 | 7PM PT | A DIGITAL PERFORMANCE DIRECTED BY MOHR VISITING ARTIST HARUNA LEE Beyond the Wound is a Portal is an immersive musical ritual that invites you to slow down and rest as we, the first line of curse breakers and spacewalkers, seed the magic and medicine of our imagination together. Singing bravely […]

WINTER MAIN STAGE | “STAGECAST: Experiments in Performance and Technology

Online ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

MARCH 04-06 | 7PM PST | A DIGITAL PERFORMANCE DIRECTED BY TAPS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR MICHAEL RAU FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC StageCast: Experiments in Performance and Technology is an experimental showcase of performances to discover new forms of live, theatrical storytelling over the internet. Utilizing new technologies developed by students and faculty members from the […]

FIRST FRIDAY | FROM DJ SCHOLARSHIP TO TURNTABLE EPISTEMOLOGY with DJ Lynnée Denise

Online via Zoom ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

FRI APR 02 @ 12PM-1PM PT | ONLINE VIA ZOOM Free + Open to the Stanford Community In this talk, DJ Lynnée Denise will discuss her journey from being an independent scholar based on the interdisciplinary cultural practices of DJ culture, to navigating academic institutions as a lecturer and teaching artist. The talk will explore her […]

SEMINAR | HOW TO PAY YOUR RENT WITH A BA IN THEATER

Online via Zoom ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

FRI APR 09 @ 3:30PM-5:30PM PT | ONLINE VIA ZOOM Free + Open to the Stanford Community Thinking about life after college is sometimes a daunting or overwhelming thing. Join TAPS Lecturers Becky Bodurtha and Tony Shayne for this seminar that will offer answers to your burning questions — and give you the tips and tricks […]

SPRING MAIN STAGE | “SPLICE: 5 Dance Films”

Online ONLINE 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

ON DEMAND MAY 27 at 7PM THROUGH MAY 29 at 11:59PM PDT FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Splice: 5 Dance Films — TAPS Spring Main Stage — will consist of five dance pieces for film, choreographed by TAPS Lecturers in Dance featuring Stanford Students. RSVP to have an access link sent to your inbox on […]

FALL MAIN STAGE | “As Soon as Impossible”

Harry J. Elam Jr., Theater, Roble Gym ROBLE GYMNASIUM 375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA

NOVEMBER 11-13 and 18-20 at 8PM PT HARRY J. ELAM, JR. THEATER TICKETS ON SALE NOW! As Soon As Impossible is a comedy that explores the relationship between two older men, Ramsey and Arthur, an Iraqi-American and a WASP. Their annual summer fishing trip is interrupted by the unexpected appearance of Ramsey's granddaughter, Layla, who claims […]

CAPSTONE PERFORMANCE | “Antigone: A New Trans Play” by TAPS Senior JJ Sutton

Nitery Theater NITERY THEATER 514 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA

THU-SAT FEB 03-05 @ 8PM AND SAT 05 AT 2:30PM | NITERY THEATER IN OLD UNION FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH RESERVATION  Antigone: A New Trans Play is TAPS Senior JJ Sutton’s adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone. The play explores the themes of life, death, rebirth, family, mourning, loyalty, and duty present in the original […]

PERFORMANCE | Fashion Fable ~ A Dance & Runway Event

Cantor Arts Museum 328 Lomita Dr, Stanford

FRI FEB 25 @ 7PM | CANTOR ARTS MUSEUM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH FREE TICKET RESERVATION   Fashion Fable ~ A Dance & Runway Event, marks the long-anticipated return of the Chocolate Heads to the Cantor Arts Center with live performance. The Chocolate Heads Movement Band (founded in 2009 by TAPS lecturer and Artistic Director, […]

STAGED READINGS | New Works Next Generation (in Collaboration with TheatreWorks)

Pigott Theater, Memorial Auditorium PIGOTT THEATER 551 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA

SUN FEB 27 at 2:30PM & 7PM + MON FEB 28 at 6PM PIGOTT THEATER | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH FREE TICKET RESERVATION New Works Next Generation — a play festival offering three dynamic new plays about race and identity, non-binary sexualities, and ethnic oppression in times of crisis — is a collaboration between TheatreWorks's […]