What is The Empty Space

To more fully explain the impact that The Empty Space has had on students, faculty, and the public, we have invited people familiar with the Space to tell their own stories.

Kristin Bervig Valentine, Professor Emerita, Arizona State University

Tickets

Admission for the 2016-2017 Season

Admission is free and open to the public at The Empty Space. Donations are accepted at some performances and are considered charitable contributions to performance studies in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.

We sincerely appreciate your support!

Directions

ASU Performing Arts BuildingThe Empty Space at Arizona State University Main is a performance venue that features scholarship developed by students and faculty in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.

Upcoming Performances

Storyscope

Spring 2018 Theme: What Does "Change" Mean to You?

April 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

The Empty Space

The Empty Space features creative scholarship developed by students and faculty in the Hugh Downs School, often in collaboration with other ASU departments and schools. Projects range from extended solo performances to group performances, including explorations in (auto)ethnography, literary-based texts, adapted scholarship, and trigger scripting. The Empty Space also hosts local and national artists and performance educators who offer lectures, workshops, and performances.

The Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence

Hugh Downs Award for Communication ExcellenceThe Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence seeks to honor individuals who have increased public awareness and understanding of the vital role of communication in the achievements of human beings as well as in the achievement of being human.

Tournament Invitations

2018 Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Invitational

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