Performing Arts Series

Performing Arts Series 2015-2016 Season: An Eclectic Mix of Disciplines and Cultures

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series announces an eclectic season of dance, music and theater. The five-program 2015-2016 season features two nights of performances from the Trisha Brown Dance Company, three nights of performances from Annie Wilson, and one-night only events from Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Ronald K. Brown, and Imani Winds. Performances are […]

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Tunisian Singer-Songwriter Emel Mathlouthi to Close Performing Arts Series Season, March 27, 2015, Goodhart Hall

                LET FREEDOM SPRING: Bryn Mawr Performing Arts Series presents Emel Mathlouthi, Voice of the Tunisian Revolution and Arab Spring The Bryn Mawr Performing Arts Series concludes its series this year with singer/songwriter Emel Mathlouthi for a one-night only performance on Friday, March 27th at 8:00 PM at […]

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The Jasper String Quartet to perform Friday, Feb 27, 8pm in Thomas Great Hall

GET IN CLOSE QUARTERS WITH THE JASPER STRING QUARTET Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Offers Intimate Classical Music Performance The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series welcomes Jasper String Quartet to Thomas Great Hall on February 27 at 8:00 p.m. for a performance of Gyorgy Ligeti’s Quartet No. 1, Beethoven’s Quartet in G Major […]

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Wintry Mix/Performance Festival – 2 nights of adventurous performance, Friday-Saturday, Jan 30-31

Season Continues with Adventurous Performance Festival The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series Wintry Mix/Performance Festival brings the heat to the black box Hepburn Teaching Theater on Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. with two different nights of mostly 12-minutes-max sets from edgy Philly and NYC artists. Superlative Cynthia Hopkins (Friday) […]

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Camille A. Brown and Dancers Perform on Friday, Dec. 5

Soul-stirring, show-stopping choreographer/dancer Camille A. Brown presents two works at the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series for one night only on Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m. at McPherson Auditorium in Goodhart Hall. Brown addresses the politics of pleasure and contemporary notions of beauty for black women in her newest work Black Girl, seen […]

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Shakespeare’s 450th: Scenes and Sonnets, Music and Dance with Members of Piffaro and Guests

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series plays, acts and dances a happy 450th birthday to William Shakespeare in a Bard’s Birthday Bash with Scenes, Sonnets, Music and Dance with Members of Piffaro and Guests on Saturday, October 4 at 8:30 p.m. at Thomas Great Hall. Piffaro, playing reconstructions of Renaissance instruments such as shawms, […]

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Violinist Jennifer Koh Performs “Bach and Beyond” on Sat., March 29

The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series closes its 2013-2014 season with Bach and Beyond by Jennifer Koh. Hailed for her intense, commanding and “deeply expressive” (The New York Times) performances, Koh offers the final part in her challenging and inventive set of three solo violin recitals that explores the connections that tie the solo […]

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Regional Premiere of Liz Gerring’s Critically Acclaimed Choreographic Work glacier

The 2013-14 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series continues in February with glacier from New York based Liz Gerring Dance Company. Alastair Macaulay of The New York Times included the work in his “Dance Favorites for 2013,” and describes the piece as “an enthralling and important new dance work,” that “proves not […]

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Performance Artist John Kelly Brings “The Escape Artist” to Bryn Mawr College

The 2013-14 season of the Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series continues in the New Year with The Escape Artist from Bessie and Obie Award-winning performance artist, musician and actor John Kelly. The New York Times said of the piece: “You realize what you’re watching isn’t so much an artist inventing himself as inevitably discovering […]

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Tibetan Monks Bring Sacred Music, Sacred Dance to Bryn Mawr’s Goodhart Hall

The Tibetan Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery share cultural traditions that date back 600 years in the performance Sacred Music, Sacred Dance on Friday, Nov. 22, at 8:30 p.m. in Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Hall. Sacred Music, Sacred Dance features the famed multiphonic singers in an inspiring performance of Tibetan Buddhist music and chants traditionally […]

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