Dance and Film 1960-80 Film Screenings

May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Film Screenings in partnership with POOL – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN / DOCK 11 (Berlin, Germany) At Douglas Dunn Studio, 541 Broadway, Third Floor Free Admission The screenings are dedicated to the film-choreographic experiments of the New York dance and film scene and follow the traces of the avantgarde movements from the early 60s to 80s. Each […]

Free Panel | Secret Journey: Stop Calling Them Dangerous

May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018

La MaMa in partnership with Movement Research  Location: Movement Research room G05 at Abrons Arts Center [ 466 Grand St, New York, NY 10002 ] A Panel Symposium with long-table discussions over two days. The Panel Symposium includes conversations between Deniz Atli (Ankara, Turkey), Yoshiko Chuma (New York/Berlin/Japan), Adham Hafez (NYC/Berlin/Cairo) with Gamar Markarian (Lebanon/ US), Mahinour Badrawy (Egypt/ US), […]

AUNTS @ La MaMa Moves!

June 3, 2018

A Dance and Performance Platform Curated by AUNTS An underground platform for dance, AUNTS creates events in unconventional spaces with multiple performers, overlapping performances, open dance parties, multi-disciplinary, body/non-body based, time oriented, finished/experimental/unfinished/process art. Guided by core principles of collectivity, cooperation, and sharing, AUNTS utilizes choreographic strategies to organize individual performances in a shared space […]

The Unarrival Experiments #4

June 1, 2018 - June 2, 2018

By Ni’Ja Whitson The Unarrival Experiments #4 is a ritual digging into the “vaporous body” via relationships between astronomy, cosmology, time, Blackness, and premature death.  As a solo iteration of the evening-length installation performance in process, Whitson engages the work of Heidegger’s On Time and Being with their forthcoming manuscript These Walking Glories. Photo by […]

No More Beautiful Dances

May 30, 2018 - May 31, 2018

World Premiere By Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama No More Beautiful Dances wrestles with the ideas of being an immigrant and the exploration, introspection and re-framing of a woman after becoming a mother. This dance theater piece uses drawing, spoken word and video projections to tell a personal vision of femininity, and what it means to be a […]

Time Don’t Stop For Nobody

May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018

By Ellen Fisher Time Don’t Stop for Nobody is a movement-based performance related to the perception of age. A small ensemble of four performers, each 25-30 years apart, collaborate to highlight their shared experiences on the progression of growing up.  A hundred people aged 5 – 96 years old answered a requested questionnaire. Fisher and her […]

Obeah

May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Concept and Design by Jonathan González Performed by Katrina Reid Sound Design by Rena Anakwe Obeah initiates from the residue of a work by a similar title, A Black Ritual (Obeah), conceived in 1940 by Agnes De Mille. In this capstone work to González’s research on grief, sound artist Rena Anakwe and performer Katrina Reid […]

To Catch A Terrorist

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Production of Adham Hafez Company and HaRaKa Platform (Egypt) Performed in English, Arabic, French, Latin ​To Catch A Terrorist is a cryptic work that looks at the formation of disciplined bodies, borders and the instrumentalist usage of fear as a sovereign act. Through data analysis, exorcist dances, demographic research, court hearing documents, visa applications, and […]

Les Choses Dernières

May 10, 2018 - May 11, 2018

New York Premiere Choreographed by Lucie Grégoire Inspired by Paul Auster’s novel In this solo, freely inspired by Paul Auster’s novel, In the Country of Last Things, a woman struggles for survival as she confronts disintegrating worlds. Based on an uncompromising approach to movement, the dance here is necessary, lucid, and immensely generous. The raw quality of […]

Poetry Electric: Sign Felt! (A Show About Nothingness) | Parts 1 & 2

April 24, 2018

BY ALEXANDRA TATARSKY An improvisational bildungsroman for an idiot exploring madness, despair, fugues states, word plays, the associative logic of the loony, language falling apart, quarter life crisis, the abyss, and the (de)construction of identity as told by a young Jewish girl who wants to be a theatre artist pretending to be a young German […]