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Georgetown students and local musicians collaborated to put on eight performances of the musical Making the Go-Go Band from Nov. 8 through Nov. 18.

Making the Go-Go Band’ Brings Energy to Gonda Theatre

By Sophia Maiorino November 17, 2023

Georgetown students and local artists collaborated to tell the story of the development of go-go music, a funk music genre originating in D.C., and its cultural and political impact on the District in...

Georgetown Play Examines Racism of Suffragette Movement

Georgetown Play Examines Racism of Suffragette Movement

By Sydney Raymond November 18, 2022

Georgetown University’s Department of Performing Arts is performing Bitter Flower, a play that examines the racism of the white suffrage movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Written...

The Show Goes on After Over a Year of Zoom Performance

The Show Goes on After Over a Year of Zoom Performance

By Enzo Gorgulho Jordao Elia September 20, 2021

For a year and a half of concert choir rehearsal, Zoe Corrigan (MSB ’23) saw her fellow choir singers on Zoom — but she could not hear them sing. The limitations of Zoom meant the singers had to turn...

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PERFORMING ARTS | Before coming to Georgetown, Tauheed Rahim II, also known as rapper Marco Pavé served as a Memphis Music Initiative Teaching Fellow, bringing hip-hop music, culture and activism to middle and high school students.

Marco Pavé Announced as GU’s First Hip-Hop Artist-in-Residence

By Caroline Hecht October 4, 2019

Tauheed Rahim II, also known as rapper Marco Pavé, was named as Georgetown’s first hip-hop artist-in-residence this fall, working directly with students through the department of performing arts and...

FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

By Afua Nyantakyi March 5, 2019

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the...


GU’s Theater and Performance Studies Program Presents ‘Caesar’

By Rachel Linton November 6, 2017

“How many ages hence / shall this our lofty scene be acted over / in states unborn and accents yet unknown!” Cassius asks as he and his co-conspirators wash their hands in Caesar’s blood. The line...


Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

By Dani Guerrero March 24, 2017

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis,...

The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

By Dani Guerrero February 17, 2017

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory...

Theater Review: ‘As You Like It’

By Kathryn Baker February 10, 2017

Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, the Folger Theatre’s edgy rendition of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” draws the audience out of its seats and into the mysterious Forest of Arden — a place...

“The Phantom Tollbooth” appeals to young children as well as more mature audiences, which will appreciate the production’s thoughtful message and universal theme.

FEATURE: ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

By Dani Guerrero January 27, 2017

From Georgetown’s Theater and Performance Studies Program and the student-led Nomadic Theatre comes the imaginative play “The Phantom Tollbooth,” running from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4 in the Davis Performing...

Student Expression at Arts Week

By Quentin Auster April 10, 2015

After the success of its inaugural year in 2014, Georgetown University Arts Week is back. From April 11-18, students will be able to experience a diverse set of events and activities promoting the...

Superfood A Capella Hits High Note

By Deirdre Collins February 27, 2015

Georgetown Superfood placed second at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals last week, allowing them to move on to the ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal on March 28. Superfood...

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