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The Center for Performance Studies represents a consortium of programs, faculty, and graduate students engaged in the study of performance culture across the disciplines.

The Center is an inter-disciplinary consortium of graduate programs at the University of Washington. Our collaborators are involved in scholarship that deals with any aspect of performance culture. It is comprised of a wide range of faculty and graduate students across the campus and across fields who have joined together to support the study of performance in a variety of forms and cultures. The Center is not a degree granting program, but rather a commons for the sharing and pooling of the diverse strengths and resources of the University of Washington community.

This website is designed to be a resource for the campus-wide study of performance. Here you will be able to access information about the faculty that comprise the Center, graduate courses that are focused on the study of performance, upcoming lectures, events and conferences, and opportunities for funding.