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Open: 09/19/19- Close: 09/22/19 ...it's time... by Freemove Dance
After a sold-out 2018 run, Freemove Dance returns to 14th Street Y with …it’s time…, a piece in which five dancers are literally racing against the clock, constrained and propelled by the presence of a large digital timer, inexorably counting down towards zero. The work, choreographed by Jenn Freeman – one long, cinematic take in which performers transition through changing ambiances, styles, and energies – is a meditation on the complex human relationship to time and a metaphor for a lifetime. The evocative live drum score composed by Dani Markham (Childish Gambino) serves as the soundtrack.
 

Venue:
14th St. Y Theater : 344 East 14th Street
Open: 09/09/19- Close: 09/29/19 Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance!
 

Ballet Hispánico Celebrates

Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance!

 

Ballet Hispánico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with free events and performances, a preview of the company's New York Season and more, with an Antojito, a Latinx Leadership Convening, Diálogos, and the 3rd Annual A La Calle Block party.

 

"We celebrate our Latinidad on a daily basis, but it is vital that we come together during this month to celebrate the strength of our voices and the impact of our cultural and artistic contributions on our nation," said Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico.

Venue:
BALLET HISPANICO : 167 W 89th St
Open: 09/26/19- Close: 09/26/19 BALLET HISPáNICO CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: LATINX DANCE LEADERSHIP CONVENING
Ballet Hispánico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with free events and performances, a preview of the company's New York Season and more, with an Antojito, a Latinx Leadership Convening, Diálogos, and the 3rd Annual A La Calle Block party.

 

"We celebrate our Latinidad on a daily basis, but it is vital that we come together during this month to celebrate the strength of our voices and the impact of our cultural and artistic contributions on our nation," said Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director & CEO of Ballet Hispánico.

 

  • The celebration begins with the School of Dance Open House from September 9-12, 2019 including an orientation to welcome new and returning students and free trial classes

Venue:
BALLET HISPANICO : 167 W 89th St
Open: 09/27/19- Close: 05/02/20 Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College Announces 2019/2020 Season
Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College

Announces 2019/2020 Season

 

Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College announces its 2019-20 Season of music, theatre, dance, opera and more, a season spanning genres and cultural influences, rich in imagination and ideas.

 

Season Highlights:

  • World Premieres by choreographers Abdul Latif and Amanda Selwyn, 

  • A collaboration by jazz greats Vijay Iyer (pianist) and Wadada Leo Smith (trumpeter),

Venue:
Baruch Performing Arts Center : 55 Lexington Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run Kinesis Project dance theatre presents Revealing Dances Open Rehearsal
Kinesis Project dance theatre

presents

Revealing Dances Open Rehearsal

an invitation into the creative dance process

at Riverside Park South

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

 

As part of Kinesis Project Dance's Revealing Dances series, audience members are invited to take part in the creation of a new work, Breathing with Strangers, in Riverside Park South. The Revealing Dances Open Rehearsal will begin at 6:30pm on Wednesday, July 24. Guests are welcome to join the company at Engine Park in Riverside South, entrance at 12 Avenue, Riverside Boulevard between W. 59th Street and W. 72nd Street, NYC. This event is free and open to the public. 

Venue:
13th Street Repertory : 50 W 13th Street
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: 09/19/19- Close: 05/09/20 NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON
NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY

ANNOUNCES 2019-20 SEASON

 

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2019-2020 season. The Company will continue to be in residence at the New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ with extensive community activities including dance curriculum planning, teaching, rehearsing, research, and choreography. The company is especially proud of its award winning program at the A. Harry Moore School for children with multiple disabilities where Nai-Ni Chen's dancers collaborate with therapists and teachers to create a uniquely creative dance curriculum for a population of 100 students from pre-K to 12th grade.

 

Venue:
See Listing for Multiple Locations : above
Open: 10/10/19- Close: 10/27/19 New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institu
New York Butoh Institute

in association with

Theater for the New City

present

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19

October 10-27, 2019

at Theater for the New City

 

New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh.

 

Venue:
Theater For The New City : 155 First Avenue
Open: / / - Close: Open Run The Talmud
Based on The Talmud and Kung-Fu films, Meta-Phys Ed.'s THE TALMUD is a genre-bending performance that draws from a century of Chinese martial arts cinema, and, a single chapter of The Talmud-a 5th century text of Rabbinic Judaism. Featuring innovative production design, live Kung-Fu movie cinematography and choreographed Talmudic debate, THE TALMUD is a confounding exploration of sacred wisdom and how ancient traditions survive the dangerous journey across generations.

Presented by TARGET MARGIN THEATER in association with META-PHYS ED, directed by Jesse Freedman. THE TALMUD will play a three- week limited engagement at THE DOXSEE @ Target Margin Theater (232 52nd Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn).

Venue:
Doxsee Theater at Target Margin Theater : 232 52nd Street
Open: 09/06/19- Close: 06/01/20 The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2019-2020 Season
The Theater at the 14th Street Y 

Announces 2019-2020 Season

 

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 2019-20 Season from September 6, 2019 through June 2020. All productions are chosen through a submission process and the curated season is co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. From a wide range of artists the season is a deliberate program of artistic discourse around the theme of Life and Death.

 

Highlights of the season include:

Venue:
14th Street Theater : 344 East 14th Street
Open: 09/19/19- Close: 09/29/19 THOUGHTS & PRAYERS
"Thoughts & Prayers" is a new dance-theatre work with a palpable activist heart. Through a gripping exploration of America’s relationship with tragedy, catastrophe, and loss, this thought-provoking world premiere aims to harness the power of hope, individual action, and a call for change. Following each show, audience members and community activists are invited to discuss the next steps to create change.

Through this new dance-theatre concerto of equal parts music, movement, and theatre, we take a journey with Dana and Felix, as the couple experiences five Disasters. In a dramatic mix of original, virtuosic music, partnering, dialogue, and unique staging, six musicians (woodwinds and strings) are active participants in the performance.

Venue:
TADA! Theater : 15 W 28th St, 2nd Fl
Open: 09/05/19- Close: 12/15/19 Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season
Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the

Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season

 

Highlights

New commissions by Machine Dazzle and Caroline ShawRotunda performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem, Roomful of Teeth, and Caleb Teicher and Ben FoldsTheatrical first looks at Joe Iconis, Theresa Rebeck, and Erica Schmidt featuring Peter DinklageDance previews featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet West, National Ballet of Canada, and Washington BalletBehind-the-scenes glimpses of the Metropolitan Opera's Akhnaten and Porgy and

Venue:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : 1071 Fifth Avenue
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