UMS

Community Programs

UMS offers the community exceptional learning experiences, workshops, Q&A events, and more. Come back in Fall 2016 for an updated listing, and check back often for updates.

You Can Dance

Join dancers from our visiting companies for an exploration of the company’s movement style. No dance training or experience necessary, and all levels, ages 13 and up, are welcome. Free, but first come, first served until studio reaches capacity.

You Can Dance: Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble

You Can Dance - Community Programs (FREE EVENT)

You Can Dance:
Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble

Saturday, January 21
You Can Dance: Kidd Pivot

You Can Dance - Community Programs (FREE EVENT)

You Can Dance:
Kidd Pivot

Saturday, March 18
 

Post-Show Q&As with Artists

After most opening night dance and theater performances, join us for a post-performance Q&A to get a glimpse into the lives and minds of the artists who bring creativity to the stage. You must have ticket to that evening’s performance to attend.

Please see individual performance pages for specific post-show Q&A dates and times.

On Behalf of Nature

Artist Q&As - Community Programs

On Behalf of Nature
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble

Friday, January 20
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity

Artist Q&As - Community Programs

Beyond Sacred:
Voices of Muslim Identity

Ping Chong + Company

Saturday, February 18
The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Artist Q&As - Community Programs

The Beauty Queen of Leenane
Druid

Thursday, March 9 - Saturday, March 11
Betroffenheit

Artist Q&As - Community Programs

Betroffenheit
Kidd Pivot and
Electric Company Theatre

Friday, March 17 - Saturday, March 18
The Encounter

Artist Q&As - Community Programs

The Encounter
Complicite / Simon McBurney

Thursday, March 30 - Saturday, April 1
 

Join UMS for a brief pre-performance talk before select performances. Just 15 minutes long, each talk offers interesting information and provocative questions for thinking about and watching the performance. Renegade celebrates artistic innovation, experimentation, and discovery.

Please see individual performance pages for specific pre-performance talk dates and times.

Pre-performance talks

On Behalf of Nature

Pre-performance Talks - Community Programs

On Behalf of Nature
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble

Friday, January 20
Takács Quartet 3 & 4

Pre-performance Talks - Community Programs

Beethoven Quartet Cycle
Takács Quartet
Concerts 3 & 4

Saturday, January 21 - Sunday, January 22
Steve Reich @ 80

Pre-performance Talks - Community Programs

Steve Reich @ 80
Music for 18 Musicians

Saturday, March 18
Takács Quartet 5 & 6

Pre-performance Talks - Community Programs

Beethoven Quartet Cycle
Takács Quartet
Concerts 5 & 6

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26