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INSIGHTS

Performance Enhancement Events

Showcasing our unique relationship with the University of Pennsylvania, INSIGHTS events feature Penn faculty, Penn student performing arts groups, area experts and, of course, the artists themselves! Occurring pre- and post-show, INSIGHTS events explore and illuminate the work onstage and are always free for ticket holders.

13/14 Season INSIGHTS Events

 

MOMIX

Stay after the performance for a talk back with MOMIX Artistic Director, Moses Pendleton.

 

Stay tuned as more information gets added for 13/14 season INSIGHTS events!

 

 

13/14 Season Past INSIGHTS Events

 

Shujaat Khan

Stay after the show for a talk with Allyn Miner, Senior Lecturer in the Department of South Asia Studies at Penn.

 

 

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze

October 1

Join us after the show for a Q & A with the artist.  This event will be moderated by Cheryl Grood, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Swarthmore College.

 

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze

October 2

Join us after the show for "Making Art with Science", a panel discussion on art and science.

Moderator: Pat Loeb, Journalist, KYW
Panelists:

Marcia Ferguson, Program Director and Lecturer, Penn Theatre Arts Department

Rachel Pastan, Editor-at-Large, Institute of Contemporary Art at Penn

Orkan Telhan, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Penn and MIT Alumnus

Laura Williams, Penn Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (PGWISE)

 

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze

October 3

Join us after the show for "Women in STEM, 2013", a panel discussion women in the sciences.

Moderator: Katherine Kuchenbecker, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Penn
Panelists:
Caitlin Beecham, Penn student and Math Society Officer
Naomi Fitter, Penn student and member of the Society of Women Engineers
Stephanie Weirich, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at Penn

Lucie Wilkens, Member, Delaware Valley MIT Club

 

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
October 4

Join us after the show for a Q & A with the artist. This event will be moderated by Dennis DeTurck, Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Penn.

 

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
October 5

Join us after the show for a Q & A with the artist. This event will be moderated by Patricia Cahn, Instructor of Mathematics at Penn.


The Pearlman Sisters

October 18

Join us for a post-show USO Canteen reception! Enjoy refreshments, swing standards and dancing as well as a performance by Penn's West Philly Swingers! Revisit the by-gone era of the WWII Canteen and connect with the cast and your fellow audience members.

 

The Pearlman Sisters

October 19, 2 PM Performance

Join us for a post-show panel discussion highlighting the importance of home-front support and veteran reintegration into American society today. This discussion will be moderated by Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Co-Artistic Director and Producer for The Pearlman Sisters. Panelists will include:
Dr. Thomas Childers, Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History at Penn
Samantha Joy Pearlman, Writer, Performer and Artistic Director, The Pearlman Sisters' Devotedly, Sincerely Yours
Rebecca Weidensaul, Ph.D., Board Member of the Greater Philadelphia Veteran’s Network and Associate Dean of Students, Student Affairs at Drexel

 

The Pearlman Sisters

October 19, 8 PM Performance

Join us for a post-show USO Canteen reception! Enjoy refreshments, swing standards and dancing as well as a performance by Penn's West Philly Swingers! Revisit the by-gone era of the WWII Canteen and connect with the cast and your fellow audience members.

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company

October 25

Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

 

KEIGWIN + COMPANY

November 22

Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

 

Brian Sanders' JUNK
December 7
Join us for a post-show talk with Brian Sanders following the evening performance.

 

Sweet Honey in the Rock
Join us at 7 PM for a performance by Penn a cappella group, The Inspiration.

 

BodyVox

December 13

Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

 

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal

January 17

Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

 

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Join us at 7 PM for a performance by Penn a cappella group, The Inspiration.

 

Soweto Gospel Choir

Join us at 6 PM for a pre-show performance by the New Spirit of Penn Gospel Choir.

 

Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance
February 21
Stay after the performance for a talk back with the company.

 

doug elkins choreography, etc.

March 8

Stay after the matinee performance for a talk back with the company.

 

Celtic Nights

March 15

Stay after the performance for a meet and greet with the artists.

 

Malavika Sarukkai

Stay after the show for a discussion with Malavika Sarukkai led by Hari Krishnan, Artistic Director of inDANCE and visiting professor at Wesleyan University, and choreographer Lisa Kraus, editor of thINKingDANCE and contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer and Dance Magazine.

 

 

*The Dance Celebration Series is presented by Dance Affiliates and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

 

 

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