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  • Contemporary Circus

    Monday, October 28 Segal Theatre All Day Screenings, 4:00pm Readings + 6:30pm Panel FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Join us as we exlpore the “act”, the tricks, the prowess, and the impossible physical feats of astonishing… [more]

    Contemporary Circus Contemporary Circus

    Virtual Reality, Cyborgs, and Neuroscience in Contemporary Performance

    Monday, November 4 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Artist Talk FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Join us for an international evening with emerging artist female Dominique Leclerc (Canada),  Dr. GoraParasit (in Contemporary Performance… [more]

    Virtual Reality, Cyborgs, and Neuroscience in Contemporary Performance Virtual Reality, Cyborgs, and Neuroscience in Contemporary Performance

    New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality?

      New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality? with Chao Chi-Yun, Lin Meng-Huan, and Liu Chien-Kuo Thursday, November 14 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Readings + Panel FREE + Open to public. First come, first served In… [more]

    New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality? New Plays from Taiwan: What's Next After Marriage Equality?

    Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?

      Monday, November 18 Segal Theatre 4:00pm Readings + 6:30pm Artist Talk FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Since the early 2000’s contemporary Africana choreographers and companies have been transforming… [more]

    Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent? Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 1

      Caribbean Theatre Project ACT (Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales) Monday, December 2 Segal Theatre 2:00pm Discussion + 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 8:00pm Readings  FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Actions Caribéennes… [more]

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 1 Caribbean Theatre Project Day 1

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 2

    Caribbean Theatre Project ACT (Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales) Tuesday, December 3 Segal Theatre 2:00pm Discussion + 4:00pm, 6:00pm+ 8:00pm Readings  FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales… [more]

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 2 Caribbean Theatre Project Day 2

    An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina)

      Monday, December 9 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Readings + Artist Talk FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Romina Paula is one of Argentina’s most celebrated emerging playwrights, winning critical acclaim both at… [more]

    An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina) An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina)

    Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like?

    Thursday, December 12 Segal Theatre All day lecture performances FREE + Open to public. First come, first served What can knowledge feel or look like? How might it move us? What might the emotional and aesthetic effects of knowledge… [more]

    Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like? Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like?

    Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China)

      Monday, December 16 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Performance Painting FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Qingqing Yang’s research focuses on creation through dreams. Her work uses the practice of subconscious painting… [more]

    Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China) Qingqing Yang's Four Dreams (China)

    Italian Playwrights Project

      Italian Playwrights Project Reading of Event Horizon by Elisa Casseri Wednesday, December 18 Segal Theatre 6:30pm Readings + Artist Talk FREE + Open to public. First come, first served Join us for an evening celebrating… [more]

    Italian Playwrights Project Italian Playwrights Project
  • Upcoming Events

  • October 28, 2019

    Contemporary Circus

  • November 4, 2019

    Virtual Reality, Cyborgs, and Neuroscience in Contemporary Performance

  • November 14, 2019

    New Plays from Taiwan: What's Next After Marriage Equality?

  • November 18, 2019

    Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?

  • December 2, 2019

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 1

  • December 3, 2019

    Caribbean Theatre Project Day 2

  • December 9, 2019

    An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina)

  • December 12, 2019

    Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like?

  • December 16, 2019

    Qingqing Yang's Four Dreams (China)

  • December 18, 2019

    Italian Playwrights Project

The Segal Center bridges the gap between the academic and performing arts communities through dynamic public programs and digital initiatives that are free and open to all.

Home to theatre artists, scholars, students, performing arts managers, and the local and international performance communities, the Segal Center provides a supportive environment for conversation, open exchange, and the development of new ideas and new work. Year round, the Center presents a wide variety of FREE public programs which feature leading national and international artists, scholars, and arts professionals in conversation about theatre and performance. Programs include staged readings to further the development of new and classic plays, festivals celebrating New York performance (PRELUDE) and international plays (PEN World Voices), screenings of performance works on film, artists in conversation, academic lecture series, televised seminars, symposia, and arts in education programs. In addition, the Center maintains its long-standing visiting-scholars-from-abroad program, publishes a series of highly regarded academic journals, as well as single volumes of importance (including plays in translation), all written and edited by renowned scholars.

We livestream many of our events with Howlround. You can find the video archive here.

IN MEMORIAM
Martin E. Segal (1916-2012)
Daniel Gerould (1928-2012)


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