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Performing Arts Season 2023–24

Experience the uniquely transformative power of live performance. Exploring Black American dance, healing, community, and a range of urgent topics seen through the lens of acclaimed global artists, the Walker’s Performing Arts season returns with a mix of genre-defying theater, music, and dance.

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Explore the work of genre-defining, revered Black jazz figures through essays and archival materials in Creative Black Music at the Walker: Selections from the Archives, the fourth volume of the Walker’s Living Collections Catalogue.


Presenting and commissioning innovative performances since 1940, the Performing Arts program offers a season that spans contemporary dance, experimental theater, new jazz, avant-folk, new global and alt-classical music, and the multiple hybrids of forms in between. Dive deeper at Fourth Wall, where you’ll find in-depth articles, interviews, and videos about the season.

About the Walker’s Performing Arts department.