2020–2021 Performances & Events

May 27, 2020

The Cornell PMA Performance and Events Committee is proud to present the following list of PMA Performances and Events scheduled for 2020–21. At this time, any events listed below will be presented online. Event details are subject to change in accordance with Cornell University’s COVID-19 policies.

Updated 02/05/21

Spring 2021

Encore presentation of Off-Campus/On-Screen: Cornell Life in the Time of COVID-19

Directed by Rebekah Maggor


January 24



Produced by Arin Sheehan '22

February 13


The Good Victim

A reading of an original play by Gloria Oladipo ’21

February 26


spit fire, drink gasoline (repeat)

Directed by Levi Wilson ’21

March 25



An original play by Anna Evtushenko

Directed by Ross Haarstad

March 26–27


Locally Grown Dance

Directed by Jumay Chu and Byron Suber

April 1–3



By Sun Mee Chomet

Directed by Sara Pistono ’21 and Duoer Jia ’21

April 15–17


Centrally Isolated Film Festival (CIFF)

Coordinated by Sabine Haenni

April 22–30


Prison Re-Entry Project

Directed by Bruce Levitt 

April 23



Directed by Juan Manuel Aldape Muñoz

Preview May 3; performances May 21 & 23



Directed by Beth F. Milles

May 7–8


Fall 2020


Produced by Arin Sheehan '22

September 5


10-Minute Play Festival

Produced by Zhen Cheng and Arin Sheehan '22

October 8–10



A reading of a new play by Mahnoor Tiwana ’20

October 16


Critical Moves: Performance in Theory & Movement

Speaker series co-hosted by the Department of Performing and Media Arts, the Latina/o Studies Program, and the Asian American Studies Program

  • Rich Villar and Anacaona Rocio Peña, October 22
  • Jessica Hagedorn, October 29  
  • Regie Cabico, December 3


Virtual Vibrance

Presented by Cornell Ambassadors for Media and Performance (CAMP) and Graduate Researchers in Media and Performing Arts (GRMPA)

October 30–31


Mini Locally Grown Dance

Directed by Jumay Chu and Byron Suber

December 3–5


Off-Campus/On-Screen: Cornell Life in the Time of COVID-19

Directed by Rebekah Maggor


December 18–20

Klarman Hall at sunset