Jane Comfort: 40th Anniversary Retrospective

April 5, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Choreographed by Jane Comfort Presented in association with Lumberyard  Jane Comfort and Company celebrates 40 years of making dance with an Anniversary Retrospective concert. Twenty-three former and current company members gather to recreate excerpts of works spanning from 1978 to 2018, including such favorites as the provocative take on the Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearings from S/He, scenes from […]

Love Trade

March 29, 2018 - April 8, 2018

By The Hess Collective Written & Directed by Elizabeth Hess A love tangle. A lonely girl. A lost god. One angry mother.  Love Trade is an exploration of gender and cultural assumptions in upheaval through music, myth, movement and embodied performance. The piece uncovers a love tangle between the Western goddess Demeter – frozen in eternal […]

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

May 10, 2018 - June 3, 2018

Curated by Nicky Paraiso Assistant Curator of La MaMa Moves: Gian Marco Lo Forte Now in its 13th season, La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival is presented at The Ellen Stewart Theatre and the Downstairs Theatre & Lounge. This season’s programming continues to support La MaMa’s commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience’s perception of dance, and […]

Distant Observer: Tokyo/New York Correspondence

March 16, 2018 - April 1, 2018

Written and Conceived by Takeshi Kawamura and John Jesurun Translation by Aya Ogawa Distant Observer: Tokyo/New York Correspondence is a collaboration between Japanese playwright/director Takeshi Kawamura and American playwright/director John Jesurun. The project is conceived as a play written and directed in collaborative partnership by both artists. Written in corresponding chapters by each playwright, it combines two established […]

Real Talk / Kip Talk: Season 3 – Postponed

Hosted by Kippy Winston Directed by Sarah Hughes Please Note: Due to scheduling issues, this performance has been postponed.  New date to be announced. REAL TALK / KIP TALK is a series of live talk shows about the state of contemporary performance, hosted by Kippy Winston, media mogul, internet sensation, and citizen of the world. […]

Extreme Whether

March 1, 2018 - March 18, 2018

By Theatre Three Collaborative Written and directed by Karen Malpede Heralded as “brilliant” and “important” in performances in French and English in Paris during COP21. Extreme Whether, in the new genre of cli-fi (climate fiction), is a fierce exposé of politically motivated censorship and a family divided by money, power and science. It is, equally, […]

Time No Line

February 22, 2018 - March 11, 2018

By John Kelly  time no line is a solo performance based on John Kelly’s 40 years of journal writing.  The work theatrically combines his deeply personal texts with movement, video, music, song, and live drawing into a ‘live memoir’.  His experiences within the East Village art scene of the 1980’s, gender performance, and the AIDS […]

Springtime in Nickyland

April 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Curated & Hosted by Nicky Paraiso In the spirit of rebirth, renewal, and the resurrection of the spirit, curator and host Nicky Paraiso addresses the current political and social climate in a serious attempt to investigate and celebrate the origins of cabaret.  A cabaret in the early 20th century was an informal salón or safe place, […]

Series of One: Finding Fellini

February 17, 2018 - February 23, 2018

Written and performed by Megan Metrikin Directed and Designed by Guy De Lancey Dramaturgy by Jack Feldstein Created in Workshop under Direction of Carol Kaplan Finding Fellini centers around a Jewish woman’s escape from the brutal realities of apartheid South Africa into a Fellini infused cinematic landscape. Projection images from the maestro’s films, as well as […]

Series of One: Mermaids Howl

February 15, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Written, Directed & Performed by Marina Celander Mermaid’s Howl by Marina Celander is a fantastical One-Woman piece, full of magic and dreams. The characters are WOMAN and DAUGHTER. They speak to each other through time and space, through ocean divers and earth creatures, through madness and memories, remembering their way back to their matriline in Korea. […]