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Open: 05/09/19- Close: 05/12/19 BLACK VELVET: ARCHITECTURES AND ARCHETYPES
A former company member of Batsheva Dance Company and the 2018 recipient of Princess Grace Award in Choreography Shamel Pitts returns home to Brooklyn with his recent work BLACK VELVET: Architectures and Archetypes. The piece, which played to sold-out houses in NYC and around the world in 2017, is the second installment of the Black Series and a follow-up to his autobiographical solo Black Box. Comprising vignette-like solos and duets immersed in intense music, evocative lighting and complemented by the spoken word, BLACK VELVET is a theatrical meditation on transcending the boundaries of gender, race, love, friendship, and identity.  This multimedia-infused work, choreographed by Pitts, is a product of a two-year collaboration with his performing partner Mirelle Martins and lighting designer

Venue:
Brooklyn Academy of Music - BAM Fisher : 321 Ashland Place
Open: / / - Close: Open Run LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y Announces 2018-2019 Fellows
LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture

at the 14th Street Y

Announces 2018-2019 Fellows

 

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2018-2019 Fellows: a group of thirteen culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, dancers, composers, film-and theater-makers, and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this year's theme is LIFE + DEATH.

 

The 2018-2019 Fellows are Dmitri Barcomi, Ari Brand, Maya Ciarrocchi, Jessica Tamar Deutch, Yochai Greenfeld, Jeanne Heifetz, Marques Hollie, Stav

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run MAGNUM OPUS: A RETROSPECTIVE
In 2018, The People Movers’ choreographer and artistic director Kate Ladenheim and performer–designer Cecilia Lynn-Jacobs devised a collaborative project titled OH, CELINE and its heroine, Celine (née De La Croix). This fictional Brooklyn-based avant-garde dancer was conceived as a hilarious yet sincere caricature of a downtown artist. Through a sequence of events – sometimes harrowing, sometimes funny – the clueless New Age-y diva evolved into a provocative, Borat-like figure through whom her creators set to unmask the power structures in the contemporary art scene and our society at large. Over the last few months, Celine’s experiences unveiled through a long series of disarmingly pretentious social media posts, a mystifying art film, and surprising live appearances

Venue:
Brooklyn Studios for Dance : 210 Lafayette Avenue
Open: 11/19/18- Close: 04/28/19 The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces the 2018-2019 Season LGBTQ+ Series
The Theater at the 14th Street Y

Announces the 2018-2019 Season

LGBTQ+ Series

 

NEW YORK - The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village for people of all ages with the 2018-2019 LGBTQ+ Series. The series kicked off on November 12, 2018 with #NastyWomen, A Night of Female Resistance Comedy and runs through April 2019.

 

"For our season of War & Peace, we knew that artists from the LGBTQ community would have a strong reaction to the theme.

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: 04/25/19- Close: 04/28/19 The Theater at the 14th Street Y co-presents the world premiere of /wē/ - MICHIYAYA Dance's newes
The Theater at the 14th Street Y co-presents the world premiere of /wē/

MICHIYAYA Dance's newest multimedia dance work

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 8:00pm

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7:30pm

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 4:00pm

 

The Theater at the 14th Street Y co-presents the world premiere of /wē/ featuring MICHIYAYA Dance on Thursday April 25, at 7:30 pm, Friday April 26, at 8:00 pm, Saturday April 27, at 7:30 pm, Sunday April 28, at 4:00 pm.

 

Venue:
14th Street Y Theater : 344 E 14th Street
Open: / / - Close: Open Run WORKS & PROCESS, THE PERFORMING ARTS SERIES AT THE GUGGENHEIM, ANNOUNCES SPRING 2019 SEASON
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Spring 2019 Season

 

Highlights:

  • New commissions by Caleb Teicher and Conrad Tao, and by Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung

  • Behind-the-scenes views of new commissions by Houston Ballet and Washington Ballet

  • First looks at theatrical productions Be More ChillDownstateGary: A Sequel to Titus AndronicusOctet,and The Secret Life of Bees

  • Previews of Glimmerglass Festival's Blue and Santa Fe Opera's The Thirteenth Child

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue