PSE: Performance Studies Experience

PSE: Performance Studies Experience

PSE: Performance Studies Experience


This series is designed to address the unique needs of performance studies majors. These undergraduate information sessions help to ensure a smooth transition to and journey through the Performance Studies university experience. Presentations will provide a continued awareness of campus resources for new and continuing students, highlighting existing programs and campus resources. PSE features collaborations between faculty, school and university staff, and student leaders to provide support for study away planning, career development, engagement in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, academic research, academic resources, and more. 

Fall 2023

Applying to M.A. Programs | October 12th

WHEN: Thursday, October 12th,  11 am - 12 pm

Join us for a discussion with Professor Barbara Browning and Laura Fortes about applying to MA programs in Performance Studies and related fields. They  will go over the strengths of particular programs, the nuts and bolts of the application process, and what goes into a strong application.



Madrid Study Away/ Tisch Study Abroad Session | October 19th

WHERE: PS Studio, Room 612


Learn about PS's Global Site of Madrid from a Global Programs Rep and about the other programs Tisch Study Abroad has to offer around the world from a representative from Tisch Special Programs. A PS staff member will also share how a semester abroad can work with your PS degree progress! 

Applying to Academic Conferences | October 26th

WHEN: Thursday, October 26th  
WHERE: PS Studio, Room 612 & Zoom

Join us for a discussion with Misty de Berry about presenting at academic conferences. Professor de Berry will go over the main conferences in our field and share tips for submitting proposals and applying for travel grants. You will learn how to craft a strong presentation, how to approach Q & A sessions, and how to build connections with people who share your interests.

Tisch Office of Career Development Services | Nov. 2nd

When: Thursday, November 2nd @ 11 am

Where: PS Studio, Room 612

The Tisch Office of Career Development empowers artists and cultural innovators in their transition from classroom to career by facilitating the development of career skills and industry knowledge essential for success at all stages of their professional lives. Through educational programming, counseling, and career-related resources, TOCD takes a comprehensive approach in its support of students and alumni, understanding that a life in the arts is multi-faceted.

A representative from the TOCD will join us to discuss the ways PS students can work with their office to prep for things like:
-  grant/fellowship application
-  or prepare for internship/job interviews
-  how they help recent alumni in the transition from academics to a career in the arts


Spring 2024

Life After PS - Research and Arts Organizations | March 4th

Time: 1-3pm EST

Location:  Room 612 (RSVP)

Description: In this session, we will hear from PS alum Joshua Lubin-Levy (Ph.D '20, M.A. '10), a scholar, curator, dramaturg, and PS alum. Josh will share some of his experiences working with institutions like the Whitney Museum, the Abrons Arts Center, and Movement Research. He will discuss some of the different career paths that are available through local arts organizations, and answer questions about ways to get involved.

Life After PS - Performing Artist | March 11th

Time: 1-3pm EST

Location: Room 612 (RSVP)

Description: Join Professor Michelle Castañeda and PS alum Aliza Shvartz (PH.D. '20, M.A. '10) and discover ways to pursue a career as a performance based artist. 

Publishing in Academic Journals and Arts Magazines | April 1st

Time: 1-3pm EST

Location: Room 612 (RSVP)

Description: Join us for an info session with Professor Jeannine Tang to learn the nuts and bolts of publishing in academic journals and arts magazines. Jeannine will discuss some of the major journals in our field, how to find submission information, when to reach out to editors, and other tips.