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Past Atelier Events

Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Atelier Events

CAN ALTAYNew Works in Experimental Music Theater
November 28, 2012

Performance of new works by students and faculty from the Fall 2012 Atelier course, Zoetrope: Creating Experimental Music-Theater, co-taught by theater director Alec Duffy, playwright Sylvan Oswald, and set designer Mimi Lien.

Dance EOSATL498/DAN451 End of Semester Showing
December 13, 2012 at 5 PM

Performances from Movement Improvisation and the Choreographic Process, taught by Susan Marshall and Sharon Moore

My Own Private RiverScreening of MY OWN PRIVATE RIVER
March 27, 2013 at 1:30 PM

Screening of James Franco’s appropriated and recut film My Own Private River, in which he makes a parallel film out of the cutting room footage from the film My Own Private Idaho. Part of the Atelier course Appropriation: The Politics of Intertextuality in Word and Image, led by author Rick Moody and painter John O'Connor 

How to Write a SongHow to Write a Song
April 27, 2013 at 9 PM

Performance of original songs written by students in the Atelier course, How to Write a Song, co-taught by Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding) and Paul Muldoon

Sounding BoundariesSounding Boundaries
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5 PM
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2 PM

Performance of new original music theater works by students in Sounding Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Alchemy in Music Theater, co-taught by Steve Mackey and Mark DeChiazza along with guest artists Kristin Clotfelter (dancer, choreographer), Jason Treunting (percussionist) and Josh Higgasson (video projection designer)

HEAD HAS NAMEHead Has Name: The Politics of Intertextuality
May 8, 2013 at 3 PM

An exhibition of work created by students with faculty in Appropriation: The Politics of Intertextuality in Word and Image, co-taught by author Rick Moody and painter John O'Connor



Fall 2011 - Spring 2012 Atelier Events

Bodies and Guitars Bodies and Guitars
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 3 PM

Composer David Lang, electric guitarists James Moore and Taylor Levine of Dither, choreographer Susan Marshall and Atelier students for a brief performance and discussion of work produced in the current Princeton Atelier, Bodies and Guitars

Moved by Musics Moved by Music
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 8 PM

Inspired by works of Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Ravel, and Bartok, advanced student musicians explore the way sound may be illuminated by the motions of the body in a new Princeton Atelier performance.

CAN ALTAYTALK by Istanbul artist CAN ALTAY
February 20, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Can Altay (Asst.Prof.Dr. Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul Bilgi University, b. 1975) is a Turkish artist based in Istanbul.

Chip LordTALK by CHIP LORD of Ant Farm
March 5, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Chip Lord was trained as an architect and is a media artist who produces both single channel films and video installations.

Princeton One Act Opera ProjectPrinceton One-Act Opera Project
March 30 - 31, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Premiere of three new short operas.


Princeton Student ColonyF.O.O.D. - Farewell, Our Orange Dome
May 7, 2012 from 4 - 8 PM

A Choreographed Communal Meal in Three Parts


Serious [This is Serious]Very Serious [This is Serious]
May 10 - 11, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Based on the works of Nathalie Sarraute and on Ridley Scott's Alien



Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 Atelier Events

Flock Logic
December 5 - 6, 2010

The Princeton Atelier and the Program in Dance with the School of Engineering and Applied Science present Flock Logic developed by students in ATL 498/ DAN 451: Collective Motion/Site Specific Event.

When the Lights Went Outwhen the lights went out...
December 15, 2010

Students in "Dramatizing History: Playwriting, Music Theater," taught by award-winning playwright and hip hop theater artist Will Power and music director/composer and hip hop and R&B music producer Justin Ellington, will perform original music theatre pieces.

Words for Music Perhaps? Words for Music Perhaps?
January 6 - 7, 2011

An evening of hilarious (and hair-raising) new songs and music theater scenes featuring writers and composers who collaborated in Atelier 496 (Fall 2010).

Conversation with Jane Golden and Jan Cohen-CruzConversation with Jane Golden and
Jan Cohen-Cruz

Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 4:30 PM

A conversation with Jane Golden, the Executive Director of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and Jan Cohen-Cruz, Director of Imagining America and Professor at Syracuse University, facilitated by Erica Nagel, Artistic Programs Associate at McCarter Theater.

Trenton Mural Arts ProjectTrenton Mural Arts Project

Students will collaborate with Jane Golden, Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, along with muralists Shira Walinsky and David Guinn and with local community members on a new mural project in Trenton.

Community + Paint + Walls Community + Paint + Walls Exhibit
May 3 - 5, 2011

Exhibition of Mural Art by Princeton Atelier students led by Jane Golden, Founder and Director, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and Shira Walinsky, mural artist.

The Princeton Atelier was endowed in 2009 through the generosity of a donor who has chosen to remain anonymous. The Atelier is additionally supported through The Newhouse Foundation, The Erik C. Blachford '89 Fund, The Schare-Pfaffenroth Endowment Fund, The Jordan Roth '97 Performance Fund and The Peter T. Joseph Foundation.


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