In fall 2020, the last thing we all needed was another Zoom call. Then, the Laboratory for Global Performance & Politics put out a call for proposals that was too intriguing to pass up. Students at the Lab launched the inaugural Student Lab Fellows program. They turned an obstacle into an opportunity by gathering students interested in the intersection between arts and politics. As an active participant, I would describe it as having the vibes of an interdisciplinary after school club with the rigor of a professional new play residency. As the program comes to an end, I am reflecting…

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics

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