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Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts
at Texas A&M University



Summary: The Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts is giving away one 16GB iPad Mini in April 2017!  Complete a short survey after each performance for your chance to win!

To be eligible for this giveaway, you must attend all six performances (SEPT 22, OCT 6, FEB 4, MAR 1, MAR 31 & APR 15), complete a short survey after each performance and turn it in at the table in the lobby before your leave the performance.  The winner will be chosen at random, which we will announce via email, website and Facebook within two weeks after the last performance.  The iPad Mini Giveaway will run from September 22nd through April 15th, 2017.

Our Next Show:

Third Rail Projects

Described as “a sort of Terpsichorean perfect storm” by Los Angeles Downtown, Third Rail Projects is a dance-theatre company focused on re-envisioning ways to tr10allow audiences to engage with contemporary performance. By working nationally on site-specific projects, Third Rail Projects places collaboration as a top priority.

The performances are directed by Third Rail Artistic Directors, who were ranked among the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture by Brooklyn Magazine, and performed by TAMU PERF and Dance Students, integrate the creative process with the unique tr3site and culture of the performers. “Extraordinary” (Forbes) and “wickedly clever” (New York Times), Third Rail Projects creates unique and influential pieces that are sure to captivate audiences.

Saturday | February 4, 2017 | 7pm, Rudder Theatre


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For a calendar of upcoming events including guest artist residencies and shows, click here.

avpa listerv


The AVPA is starting it’s own listserv database to better inform you about upcoming events through a regular newsletter.  You will find information on the performers and lecturers, find out more about the different art forms, and learn more behind the scene information on what we offer the Texas A&M community and BCS area.  To join the AVPA Listserv, please send an email to listserv@listserv.tamu.edu and in the BODY put:  SUBSCRIBE avpa firstname lastname.