La’Toya Princess Jackson, a master’s of liberal arts candidate in dramatic arts, takes a main role, and learns more than just her part.
“WARHOLCAPOTE” draws from 75 hours of conversations between Andy Warhol and Truman Capote recorded during the 1970s, when they discussed everything from the trials of fame to using their talks to create their own Broadway show.
Generations of Harvard alumni came together on campus last weekend to celebrate the arts as a dynamic part of the University’s curriculum.
Harvard sophomore Ashley LaLonde auditioned for a role in “Hamilton” and landed one in the American Repertory Theater production “Burn All Night.”
Harvard Film Archive has programmed films by Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and others for its “Night of the Vampire.”
Harvard neurologist Howard Weiner is winning praise as a film director for his feature “The Last Poker Game.”
As Harvard’s Theater, Dance & Media specialty turns 2 this spring, it graduates its first concentrators.
"Arrabal," a new American Repertory Theater show with a book by Harvard graduate John Weidman explores the brutal years of Argentina’s military dictatorship through tango and music.
Graduate student La’Toya Princess Jackson ’19 presents her original ballet, “Vanity Lane,” during DanceFest at Arts First.
Diane Paulus honors Harvard’s legacy of artists with an evening of entertainment.
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A photo gallery examines the Harvard Theatre Collection , which was founded in 1901, making it one of the oldest collections of its kind in the world.
Since 1992, Arts First has had a profound effect on more than just the students who go on to become professional artists.
Partnership between the University and the Allston-Brighton community has shaped a world of creativity and inspiration at the Harvard Ed Portal.
Performed entirely in silence, the modern dance piece "Catalogue (First Edition)" perfectly complemented the library and museum stages where noise is kept to a minimum.
William Forsythe dance work will be the first live performance at Harvard’s Widener Library.
In visit to Harvard, Ken Burns previews part of his film designed to "unpack" the Vietnam War.
Terence Davies, director of the new Emily Dickinson biopic "A Quiet Passion" talks with The Gazette about his challenges in making movies, his artistic kinship with Dickinson, and what drew him to her deeply internal, isolated life.
In the current political climate, using humor as a legitimate form of discourse is on par with scholarly essays and newspaper op-eds.
Viola Davis was honored by the Harvard Foundation as Artist of the Year during the 32nd annual Cultural Rhythms Festival.
Harvard scholars weigh in on the range of factors that have made “Casablanca” one of the most beloved movies in history.
Composer-pianist Nicholas Britell ’03 will celebrate with Harvard friends this weekend as his score for “Moonlight” competes for the Oscar for best original score.
Director Michael Wilson is bringing Tennessee Williams’ “Night of the Iguana” to the American Repertory Theater with an all-star cast.
“Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women,” now at the A.R.T., is drawn from more than 75 interviews conducted by writer-producer Paul Lucas.
The composer for “La La Land” met his Hollywood collaborator, Damien Chazelle, and charted his musical path while at Harvard.
New research by Derek Miller, an assistant professor of English, highlights the starring role of “decidedly average” in the history of art.
Lighting designer Jen Schriever talks about her vision for the A.R.T.’s adaptation of the Sarah Waters novel “Fingersmith.”
College seniors opt to have fun, be themselves, and leave comfort zones through their participation in the Expressions Dance Company.
Oberon’s presentation of “The Garden” is an intimate, inside-out theater experience for tiny audiences.
Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. looks ahead to welcoming actor-activist Pam Grier to Harvard as a Du Bois medalist.
Students will premiere “Calamus” at the Leverett Library Theater on Friday, with shows continuing through the weekend.
The Bok Center Players specialize in thought-provoking theater examining race, gender, and identity.
Filmmaker Oliver Stone tells a Kennedy School audience how he came to make a film about the fugitive former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Actor Alec Mapa’s most recent project, “Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy” will be shown on Sept. 14 at 114 Mt. Auburn St. as part of Harvard’s LGBTQ Film Series.
Anna Deavere Smith is back at the American Repertory Theater with a one-woman show aimed at failures in the U.S. education system.
Magdalene “Maggie” Zier turned her senior thesis about anti-lynching plays into a live performance at Harvard Law School.
Playwright and activist Eve Ensler returns to the A.R.T. with a one-woman show, exploring how her work with women brutalized by sexual violence in the Congo helped her fight uterine cancer.
The annual Arts First festival showcased many forms of imaginative expression and creativity across Harvard.
Michael Meo, who will graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in May, led 22 people of all ages and abilities on a grueling 1,000-mile bicycle trek through the Mexican desert, which became the subject of his master's thesis.
The American Repertory Theater’s new season takes aim at some important topics, including class, gender identity, turning points in Irish and Argentinian history, and the crisis facing American education.
An exhibit at Houghton Library marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death includes artifacts that recognize the acting and activism of black Shakespearean actors.
A large-scale, audio-video installation uses the Fukushima nuclear disaster as a starting point to examine the fragility of humanity. “Ah humanity!” was created by Harvard artists Ernst Karel, Véréna Paravel, and Lucien Castaing-Taylor.
Playwright and director Ifeoma Fafunwa brings the hopes and challenges of Nigerian women to Harvard with “Hear Word!,” making its U.S. premiere at the Harvard Dance Center this weekend.
The New York Times’ chief film critic, A.O. Scott, visits Harvard to discuss his new book, “Better Living Through Criticism,” on Thursday.
Conan O’Brien spoke with President Drew Faust about how his humanities education made him one of TV’s most successful comedians.
Sculptures and drawings are part of “Pneuma(tic) Bodies,” which opens today at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts with a 6 p.m. dance performance featuring Jill Johnson.
Actors Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal returned to Harvard to revisit the scene of their iconic movie "Love Story."
The documentary “Waking in Oak Creek” was the final installment of the Religion Refocused series, sponsored by the Pluralism Project at Harvard. The screening was aimed at bringing the conversation around the incident to Cambridge, as was a panel discussion afterward.
Amy Brenneman and Sabrina Peck, who connected over their love of theater while undergrads at Harvard, are longtime collaborators. Last week they came back to Harvard to teach a workshop on how to create original theater from personal experience.
Learning how to connect with your audience, young or old, is a key tenet at the A.R.T. Institute, where careers in acting, dramaturgy, and voice training take shape.
Peter Galison and Robb Moss’ documentary “Containment” is an unflinching look at the challenges of nuclear waste disposal.