Art is a force for change. La MaMa was founded in 1961 to give marginalized artists a creative home and a place to be heard. Centuries of violence and discrimination against people—black, brown, native, and immigrant—and the systemic racism upon which our country was built will not stop without a unified resistance. La MaMa is committed to standing with black lives and to providing inclusive spaces for our local, national, and global ally communities.
Tune in to our upcoming programs below as we use our platform to highlight voices involved in the movement in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Please explore several important organizations and resources below and get involved.
La MaMa is exploring ways to respond creatively to a situation that is potentially changing how we gather as a community in our theatres. La MaMa is working with CultureHub to provide online streaming of select productions and events on Howlround Theatre Commons.
Thank you to our donors!
For their gifts from $5 - $500 from March 20 to May 20, 2020
Leidy Acosta Victoria Abrash & Bruce Allardice Judy Allen Tony Allicino Rosemary Jeanes Antze John Bacon & Owen Rambow Kim Barke Margaret Benczak Judd Blaise Walter Brett Vince Bruns Theresa Buchheister Valerie Burachinsky Marylouise Burke David Capps J. Chao Lori Cheatle A. Colby James Cone Jean Cook Kendall Cornell Orietta Crispino Christian De Gré Cárdenas Abner Delina Lessye DeMoss Joseph Di Mattia Elin Diamond Maud Dinand Curzon Dobell Maura Donohue Pamela Drexel Eliah Kevin Q. Ewing Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman Alan Feller
Robert Flynt Jesse Freedman Jered Friedland & Teddy Namauleg Friedrice Margaret Fulham D. Gonzalez Laraine Goodman Valerie Green Carle Groome Lorraine Grosslight Miguel Gutierrez Carlos Gutierrez-Solana Kevin Hale Kathy Halenda Jimmy Hamamoto Alexander Harrington Marie Hayes Mark Hurvitz Cheryl Ikemiya Joyce Isabelle Pippi Kessler Dieter Koenig Marianna Kokoreva Henryka Komanska Martin Kornbluh Griffin Leeds Andrea Lerner Roz Lichter Heather Litteer Lauren LoGiudice Joe Lombardi Abby London-Crawford Melissa Makhmaltchi Aran Maree H. May
Brendan McCall Stephen McGroarty J. Moore Michael Yemini-Morrison Grant Neale William Niederkorn Bree-Anna Obst & Nicole Stodard Kevin Ochs Lise Olney & Tim Fulham Claudia Orenstein Heather Paauwe Adam Parker John Pietaro & Laurie Towers Sally Plass Catherine Porter & Barry Rowell Anita Morreale Angela Roccasalvo Daphné Romy David Schwartz Lucy Sexton Evan Silver Nina Sobell Bill Stabile Eva Stephens Jaime Sunwoo Zisan Ugurlu Mark Uhl Andrew L. Vernacchia Storme Webber Cate Wiley Katryna Williams Shaun Witten Jeff Wright Steve Zehentner
CultureHub was founded in 2009 in partnership with the Seoul Institute of the Arts in Korea and La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City to serve the global arts and technology community by offering services such as livestreaming, telepresence, and video and projection design. We connect artists from diverse disciplines and cultures and provide them with environments in which to collaborate, experiment, explore and advance the work of artists experimenting with emerging technologies and fostering new artistic forms.
CultureHub is deeply committed to the use of open source and consumer-based technology to make electronic media art accessible to artists and audiences. In the past year, CultureHub collaborated with resident artist Olivia Jack to produce LiveLab, an open source video call software designed specifically for artists, educators, and cultural organizations. The LiveLab toolkit provides a flexible and artful environment for producing multi-location performances, workshops, and cultural exchanges. Built as an alternative to hardware video conferencing systems, LiveLab is customizable, free of cost, and as easy to use as Skype or Google Hangouts.