Art through an Inclusive Lens to feature panel discussions of productions

Department of Performing Arts presenting a new panel series discussing Department of Performing Arts productions.

The Department of Performing Arts is pleased to present a new panel series titled Art through an Inclusive Lens, in which department based and guest artist-scholars discuss how our shows, dance concerts, play reading series, and guest artists investigate issues of Inclusivity. There are events scheduled for the next three months. 

In February, the first panel scheduled is "Once On This Island." Professor Kirby Wahl, director of "Once On This Island," Amy Johnson, director of the Elon Core Curriculum and associate professor of history, members of the cast, and Susanne Shawyer, moderator. Feb. 11, 5:30 to 6 p.m. Moseley 215.

The second panel is Contemporary Play Reading Series: Black Men Walking by TestamentScott Proudfit, Associate Professor of English Scott Proudfit, Associate Professor of Theatre Susanne Shawyer and Assistant Professor of Performing Arts Kim Shively. Monday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. Isabella Cannon Room, Center for the Arts

The third panel is BentJaclyn Kanter ‘19, director, Lumen Prize winner, and Theatrical Design and Technology Major, members of the cast, Kevin Bourque, assistant professor of English, Charles Johnson, assistant professor of performing arts, Kathy Lyday, professor of English, and Susanne Shawyer, moderator. February 22, 3:00 p.m. Black Box Theatre, Center  for the Arts

The final panel in February is Saga: Black History Month Dance ConcertAssistant Professor of Dance Jason Aryeh, director of Saga, cast members, and Susanne Shawyer, moderator. Feb. 26, following the show. McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts. 

Stay tuned for upcoming information about the March and April panels.