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Visiting Artists, Performers, and Writers

Throughout the academic year, guests to campus bring new perspectives and ideas.
Performance artist on stage at the Palace Theater
While on campus, they also conduct master classes and workshops, and participate in critiques and informal discussions with students.

Check out some past visiting artists, artists-in-residence, and speakers below.

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Creative Writing – Music – Theater – Visual Arts and Film

Creative Writing

  • Amici Quartet 
  • Anonymous 4
  • Apollo’s Fire
  • Sergio and Odair Assad, guitarists
  • Baltimore Consort
  • Bill Charlap Trio
  • Blue Heron
  • The Cannonball-Coltrane Project
  • Cantus, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Carlos Chavez String Quartet
  • Claremont Piano Trio
  • Cuarteto Latinoamericano
  • Dover String Quartet
  • eighth blackbird
  • Emerson Quartet, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Empire Brass, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Esher String Quartet
  • Eroica Trio, Christian A Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Gamelan Galak Tika
  • Imani Winds
  • Juilliard Baroque
  • Juilliard String Quartet
  • Jupiter Symphony
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Lydian String Quartet
  • Manhattan String Quartet
  • Metropolitan Opera Ensemble
  • Music From China
  • Musica Antiqua
  • Musica Intima
  • Musicians from Aston Magna
  • New York Amati Trio
  • New York Baroque, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • New York Polyphony, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • New York Renaissance Band
  • The New World Consort
  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Quink Vocal Ensemble
  • Raphael Trio
  • Shanghai String Quartet
  • Tokyo String Quartet
  • Tom Rainer Trio
  • Voice of the Turtle
  • The Waverly Consort, voice ensemble
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Theater

  • Dao Anh Khanh, performance artist
  • Lucy Baily, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Jay Bolotin, Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Karin Coonrod, Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • David Epstein, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Grupo Krapp (Argentina), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artists-in-Residence
  • Thomas Irmer (Germany), Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artists-in-Residence
  • Jeff Janisheski, National Institute of Dramatic Art (Australia), Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artists-in-Residence
  • Margareth Kammerer (Italy/Germany) and Jay Scheib (USA), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artists-in-Residence
  • Yuri Kordonsky (Russia/USA), Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artists-in-Residence
  • Dmitry Krymov (Russia), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Ralph Lee, Mettawee River Theatre Company
  • Gina Leishman (UK/USA), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Living Theatre
  • Simona Maicanescu (Romania/France), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Vera Martinova (Russia), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Dianne Adams McDowell, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)
  • Oksana Mysina (Russia), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artist-in-Residence
  • Pig Iron Theatre Company, Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artists-in-Residence
  • David Pinner, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania), Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Eleanor Reissa, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Tony Roberts, actor
  • Melissa Smith, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Takoy Theater (Russia), Cathy MacNeil Hollinger ‘83 and Mark Hollinger ’81 Artists-in-Residence
  • Wakka Wakka, puppeteers
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Visual Arts and Film

  • Scott McDonald, film scholar
  • Trinh T. Minh-ha, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • William Moritz, film historian
  • Laura Mulvey, film Theorist/filmmaker
  • John Newman, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History
  • Yvonne Rainer, filmmaker
  • Jeff Sharp, filmmaker
  • Greg Sholette, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History
  • Gary Simmons, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • Lorna Simpson, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence
  • P. Adams Sitney, film historian
  • Marcia Tucker, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History
  • Steina Vasulka, co-founder of the Kitchen and electronic media artist
  • Kay Walking-Stick, artist
  • Carrie Mae Weems, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History
  • Stephan Westfall, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History
  • Peter Wollen, film critic