Alumni/ae in the Arts

2020 Apr 30

POSTPONED 2020 Harvard Arts Medal: Rubén Blades ’85 HLS

5:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street

Harvard University to honor musician Rubén Blades LL.M. ’85 

Rubén Blades
Rubén Blades
THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2021. 

Musician, actor and politician Rubén Blades LL.M. ‘85 is the recipient of the 2020 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Larry Bacow at a ceremony on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 5:30 pm at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge.... Read more about POSTPONED 2020 Harvard Arts Medal: Rubén Blades ’85 HLS

The Showrunner

Headshot of David MandelDuring Wintersession, Veep’s David Mandel ’92 returns to his alma mater (where he learned his craft despite skipping classes) to share the craft of comedy writing and paths to Hollywood.

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2019 Oct 18

Behind the Broadway Baton: Young music directors on directing, composing and the creative life

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138

WaitressHow does the music of musical theater get made? What are the elements of a strong musical theater song? What does a music director do? Who better to ask than three recent alumni who are working professionals in the musical theater world of Broadway! Isaac Alter '16, Cynthia Meng '15 and Madeline Smith '14...

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2017 Dec 17

Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St.

A Study on Effort explores connections between sound, body, and duration. An hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith (formerly of Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company and subject of Bobbi Jene, the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2017 award winner for Best Documentary) and violinist Keir GoGwilt (soloist with the Chinese National Symphony, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago, and others; Harvard ’13), the piece transposes different physical and emotional tasks between music and...

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2017 Dec 15

Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden Street

A Study on Effort explores connections between sound, body, and duration. An hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith (formerly of Tel Aviv’s Batsheva Dance Company and subject of Bobbi Jene, the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2017 award winner for Best Documentary) and violinist Keir GoGwilt (soloist with the Chinese National Symphony, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago, and others; Harvard ’13), the piece transposes different physical and emotional tasks between music and movement, finding pleasure at the boundaries of the two artistic disciplines.

Presented by: A.R.T. as part of the Run AMOC! Festival... Read more about Run AMOC! Festival: A Study on Effort

2017 Dec 15

Run AMOC! Festival

Fri - Mon, Dec 15 to Dec 18, 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St.; OBERON, 2 Arrow St.; Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St.

A.R.T. presents the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). The festival features a collaboration between an internationally acclaimed dancer and award-winning violinist; duets staged as duels between three pairs of performers; and a musical meditation on the lives of black men and women lost as a result of police brutality over the past year. These newly developed pieces by AMOC artists will be performed at venues around Harvard Square.

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