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Welcome to the Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts!  Since 2003, we have been supporting the curiosity, passion, and endeavors for the Arts on the Texas A&M University campus and in the Bryan-College Station area.  We host nationally and internationally renowned experimental artists, support innovative experiments by our faculty and students, but also engage our community in current dialogues about the Arts.  We hope you join us to make an impact on the Arts, our community, and society. 

News

  • Teaser image for Welcoming the new School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts

    Welcoming the new School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts

    On September 1, 2022, Texas A&M University officially launched the new School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts. The Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts is excited to partner with the new School to continue enhancing the arts in the Brazos Valley!

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  • Teaser image for DNAWORKS , The Secret Sharer

    DNAWORKS , The Secret Sharer

    DNAWORKS is adapting Joseph Conrad’s 1909 novella The Secret Sharer into a mixed-media performance work. Considered an early queer text, The Secret Sharer integrates dance/text/music/projections and will be performed in an open-concept space with audiences co-creating the environment and the narrative. 

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  • Teaser image for A Letter from the Director: Together Again

    A Letter from the Director: Together Again

    Several years ago, a playwright told me that “theatre exists for a community to learn itself and celebrate itself; whoever comes in that door, they become one in the theatre.” At the Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts we have taken this vision to heart, recognizing the profound role all the arts play in celebrating, challenging, and transforming our community.
     

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Events

  • VISION DUO
    Feb 02, 2023 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    VISION DUO

    Vision Duo, comprising violinist Ariel Horowitz and percussionist Britton-René Collins, performs classical works with a contemporary twist. Through an exploration of musical genres and sonic possibilities for violin and percussion, Vision Duo seeks to contribute to the ongoing redefinition of classical music programming and structures.
  • Bordr
    Mar 02, 2023 - 6:00 PM to 7:20 PM

    Bordr

    “Looking for now?”

    Boaz and George meet on Grindr.

    They are attracted to one another instantly and want to meet in person, before they realize each lives on the opposite side of a bloody border. One lives in Israel, the other- in Lebanon. As their relationship warms up, so does the tension at the border.