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.
Replete with dollhouse-scale buildings and painstaking miniatures, 887 combines ingenious storytelling with awe-inducing illusions through high-tech scenic transformations. Written, directed, and performed by Robert Lepage, this solo tour de force investigates universal questions of identity and self through bewitching tales of the things we can’t quite remember and the things we can’t forget. LEARN MORE
The best choreographers from around the world bring their compelling and challenging works to the Walker this spring. From the physical articulation of the machine to intersections between race, history, and self, these performances capture the mesmerizing capabilities—and ecstatic limits—of the human body. Learn more.
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