Programs


LA MAMA ARCHIVES

The Archives are made available to the public as an educational service to the performing arts community, the press, scholars, and students of theatre the world over.

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LA GALLERIA

A non-profit art gallery, founded in 1984, committed to nurturing artistic experimentation at 47 Great Jones Street. La Galleria encourages an active dialogue between the visual arts, new media, performance, curatorial and educational projects.

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Monthly Programs


COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES

A monthly panel and performance series presenting personal accounts of the history and development of the Experimental, International and Off-Off Broadway Theatre scene in NYC and at La MaMa. 

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EXPERIMENTS PLAY READING SERIES

A monthly reading series designed to provide emerging and established playwrights with the opportunity to test their work in front of audiences and receive constructive feedback. All readings are free and open to the public.

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LA MAMA KIDS

An ongoing series of creative workshops and performances for the young and young at heart. Master artists from La MaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning.

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POETRY ELECTRIC

A monthly poetry reading series which fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word. Poetry Electric features artists working in a wide range of styles including; beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. The series has presented over 200 emerging poets from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Festivals


HUMAN BEATBOX FESTIVAL

The American Human Beatbox Festival celebrates the uniquely American art of beatboxing, showcasing the full range of beatbox performance styles. The festival provides a platform for both new and established beatbox artists to share their art with each other and the New York community at large.

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LA MAMA MOVES! DANCE FESTIVAL

An annual dance festival in all three La MaMa venues. The Festival is devoted to presenting the full-range of contemporary dance forms and genres, reflecting La MaMa’s longstanding commitment to performance that transcends politics and unifies cultures.

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PUPPET FESTIVAL

A bi-annual festival showcasing new, contemporary puppet-theatre by American and International artists, in all three of La MaMa's theatres.

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LA MAMA'S SQUIRTS

An annual performance festival where the brashest new voices of the queer stage rally together to give audiences a peek into the future of underground, revolutionary queer art-making. Ranging from drag and cabaret to spoken word and theater.

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International Programs


CULTUREHUB

A non-profit organization founded in 2009 by La MaMa and the Seoul Institute of the Arts. CultureHub utilizes telepresence and other technologies to connect artists from diverse disciplines and cultures, encouraging them to collaborate, experiment and explore.

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INDIGENOUS INITIATIVE

The La MaMa Indigenous Initiative aims to provide a platform for Indigenous arts and culture, both nationally and worldwide. The Initiative curates original Indigenous programming, including workshops, markets, and theatrical productions, to elevate the voices and artistic works of Native communities both nationally and internationally.

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LA MAMA UMBRIA INTERNATIONAL

A non-profit cultural center and artists’ residence in Spoleto, Italy founded by Ellen Stewart in 1990. La MaMa Umbria hosts the Spoleto Open Festival and is home to annual retreats for playwrights, actors and directors.

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THE TROJAN WOMEN PROJECT

The Trojan Women Project sends artists from the Great Jones Rep to communities worldwide to work with actors, musicians and designers in re-creating the music and staging of LaMaMa's groundbreaking production of The Trojan Women, first produced by Ellen Stewart in 1974.

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Artist Programs


LA MAMA MEET-UPS

Talk one-on-one with a La MaMa program curator at one of our next Meet-Up events. 

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UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

Ongoing educational programs created in collaboration with local colleges including; Trinity College and Sarah-Lawrence College.

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