In Your Shoes

In Your Shoes is a collaborative project of the Laboratory for Global Performance, Georgetown University’s Democracy & Governance program, Patrick Henry College, and undergraduate students from Patrick Henry College and Georgetown University. Its mission is to bring students of diverse backgrounds into dialogue with one another to promote mutual understanding, empathy and respect. Moving beyond the political divide,MORE

In Your Shoes is a collaborative project of the Laboratory for Global Performance, Georgetown University’s Democracy & Governance program, Patrick Henry College, and undergraduate students from Patrick Henry College and Georgetown University. Its mission is to bring students of diverse backgrounds into dialogue with one another to promote mutual understanding, empathy and respect. Moving beyond the political divide,MORE

Lab PerForum

Join us for the Lab PerForum: a series of public discussions inspired by the World Stages’ production of The Last Supper by Ahmed el Attar.

Journey behind the scenes of the Arab Spring and Egyptian Revolution guided by the artist/activists who were at its heart.

Art of the Revolution in Egypt 

Friday,MORE

Join us for the Lab PerForum: a series of public discussions inspired by the World Stages’ production of The Last Supper by Ahmed el Attar.

Journey behind the scenes of the Arab Spring and Egyptian Revolution guided by the artist/activists who were at its heart.

Art of the Revolution in Egypt 

Friday,MORE

Somi in the Studio, Brooklyn, New York

CrossCurrents

The next
CrossCurrents
festival
will take place
March – May, 2021

 

CrossCurrents is a city-wide biennial performing arts festival that highlights innovative artists from around the world who are harnessing the power of performance to humanize global politics. The CrossCurrents festival features a wide range of work at different stages of development and engages conversations around critical topics with policymakers,MORE

The next
CrossCurrents
festival
will take place
March – May, 2021

 

CrossCurrents is a city-wide biennial performing arts festival that highlights innovative artists from around the world who are harnessing the power of performance to humanize global politics. The CrossCurrents festival features a wide range of work at different stages of development and engages conversations around critical topics with policymakers,MORE

The Lab TrailBlazers

The Lab TrailBlazers are creative, politically-engaged Georgetown students and alumni that contribute to The Lab’s programs through artistic and intellectual work, skill-sharing, and volunteerism. Through their pacesetting efforts, the Lab TrailBlazers find new approaches to today’s challenges by connecting their diverse interests and areas of study to the intersection of performance and politics.MORE

The Lab TrailBlazers are creative, politically-engaged Georgetown students and alumni that contribute to The Lab’s programs through artistic and intellectual work, skill-sharing, and volunteerism. Through their pacesetting efforts, the Lab TrailBlazers find new approaches to today’s challenges by connecting their diverse interests and areas of study to the intersection of performance and politics.MORE

The 272

The Lab has commissioned acclaimed African-American playwright Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm to write The 272, a play that explores the legacy of Georgetown University’s history around the sale of 272 slaves in 1838 in order to keep the college in operation.

The play centers on Jordan, a young, gifted freshman entering GU from Maringouin,MORE

The Lab has commissioned acclaimed African-American playwright Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm to write The 272, a play that explores the legacy of Georgetown University’s history around the sale of 272 slaves in 1838 in order to keep the college in operation.

The play centers on Jordan, a young, gifted freshman entering GU from Maringouin,MORE

Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski

Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night and Good LuckLincoln), stars in this powerful and timely play which explores the legacy of Jan Karski, Polish World War II hero, Holocaust witness, and longtime beloved Georgetown professor. Building on earlier versions of the play with Strathairn and a larger ensemble,MORE

Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night and Good LuckLincoln), stars in this powerful and timely play which explores the legacy of Jan Karski, Polish World War II hero, Holocaust witness, and longtime beloved Georgetown professor. Building on earlier versions of the play with Strathairn and a larger ensemble,MORE