Featured Artists

Tony Arnold

Soprano Tony Arnold, the 2015 recipient of the Brandeis Creative Arts Award, is a luminary in the world of chamber music and art song.

> "Moving Voice," directed by Tony and curated by her students, takes place 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, campuswide.

> Learn more about Tony Arnold

Tony Arnold

Susan Dibble 

Choreographer and dancer Susan Dibble is the Louis, Frances, and Jeffrey Sachar Professor of Creative Arts in the department of Theater Arts at Brandeis and a master teacher at Shakespeare & Co. 

> Appearing in “Shoes On, Shoes Off” April 15-17. Performances are on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Spingold Theater Center.

> Learn more about Susan Dibble

Susan Dibble


Knighthorse Theatre Company

Amy McLaughlin Lemerande and Tyrus Lemerande have a simple mission: Make Shakespeare cool. Their limitless energy and infectious enthusiasm has taken them around the world opening eyes to the magic of Shakespeare’s language. 

> Appearing on Sunday, April 17, at 3 p.m. in the Shapiro Campus Center Atrium.

> Learn more about Knighthorse Theatre Company

Knighthorse Theatre Company


Rick Lowe

A 2014 MacArthur Fellow, Rick Lowe is an artist whose innovative approach to community revitalization transformed a neglected Houston neighborhood into Project Row Houses, a visionary, still-evolving public art project.

> Rick Lowe will speak on Sunday, April 17, 3 p.m. in the Rose Art Museum.

> Learn more about Rick Lowe and Project Row Houses.

Rick Lowe


Guy Mendilow Ensemble

“An international tour de force” (Bethlehem Morning Call) from Israel, Palestine, Argentina, Japan and the United States, the Guy Mendilow Ensemble performs internationally at world and traditional music festivals, performing arts centers, progressive Jewish organizations and universities.

> Appearing at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, in the Shapiro Campus Center Theater.

> Learn more about the Guy Mendilow Ensemble.

Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Marcelo Ment

The art of Brazilian graffiti artist Marcelo Ment can be seen in major publications, exhibitions, logos and on the walls of Rio de Janeiro.

> Marcelo will give a public demonstration on Friday, April 15, 3 p.m., between the Science Complex and Chapels Field.

> Learn more about Marcelo Ment.

Marcelo Ment

JJ PEET

JJ PEET, the 2016 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist in Residence, is an accomplished painter, sculptor and video artist.  For the Festival of the Arts, he brings his project BARTER_STATION to the Rose Art Museum.

> "BARTER_STATION" takes place on Friday, April 15, 6 - 8 PM, outside the Rose Art Museum.

> Learn more about JJ PEET.

Tony Arnold