The Floatones

May 1, 2015 - May 10, 2015

An experimental theater work in which four people form an “encounter support group” that sings about “post meaning” and living “content free.” On the cutting edge between entertainment and self-help, they inspire each other with idiosyncratic gestures and atonal harmonies. Written by the late downtown theater legend Jim Neu, The Floatones return to The Club at La MaMa after 25 years with a new generation of downtown performers.

La MaMa Cantata: Japan Tour 2015

20150616 - 20150620

The La MaMa Cantata: Japan Tour went to the Tamagawa University in Tokyo this week. The tour kicks off 4 days of lectures and workshops (June 16th – 19th) , followed by one performance of La MaMa Cantata on June 20th. Over 150 students and artists are participating! Lectures by Ozzie Rodriguez, Mia Yoo, Kaori Fujiyabu, and […]

My Heart is in the East

May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015

My Heart is in the East is a theatre piece that uses history as a model for present tense conflict transformation. The play is a duet performed by two actors who play many roles, with puppets, in present day conflict zones and 11th Century Cordoba.

The Mirror up to Nature: Reflecting the Environment in Designs, Maps, and Theater

October 26, 2014

How do different creative disciplines construct a narrative around ecology and environmentalism? This Long Table discussion will include theater director Karin Coonrod, composer Liz Swados, experts in data visualization from Vizzuality, and faculty from the Parsons Institute for Information Mapping. We invite you to join the discourse surrounding the role of art and design in […]

La MaMa Moves! 10th Anniversary Benefit

May 21, 2015

Honoring Ellen Robbins for her creative achievements in teaching dance. With tributes to The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Mertz Gilmore Foundation and The Jerome Robbins Foundation for supporting La MaMa Moves! since its inception. Proceeds from the benefit will greatly assist La MaMa in producing the 10th La MaMa Moves! dance festival this May 21 – June 21, 2015. The festival has showcased the work of approximately 400 emerging and seasoned choreographers since its beginnings.

DUSK AHEAD: Junk Ensemble

May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Exploring blindness and invisibility, Dusk Ahead shows the murky fading light of dusk when it is difficult to
discern what is real and what is imagined. Dusk is the hour between dog and wolf, from domestic to wild. This
high-caliber cast of international and Irish performers will also act as the band, playing live music throughout
the piece. Part of La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival 2015

PERSEPHONE POMEGRANATE SEEDS, HUNY: Stanley Love Performance Group

May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2014

CONCEPTION AND CHOREOGRAPHY BY STANLEY LOVE PERFORMED BY STANLEY LOVE PERFORMANCE GROUP Persephone Pomegranate seeds, huny will saturate the space with dance and fill it wall to wall with full-throttle movement, accompanied by an eclectic mix of songs. What these “classics” (ranging from Meredith Monk through Journey to Barry White and beyond) have in common is […]

ALTIPLANO (WORLD PREMIERE): Jane Comfort & Company

May 28, 2015 - May 31, 2015

“Jane Comfort is one of the most fertile minds in the theater of mixed forms.” – The New York Times CHOREOGRAPHY BY JANE COMFORT AND COMPANY LIGHTING DESIGN BY JOE LEVASSEUR SOUND AND MUSIC COMPOSITION BY BRANDON WOLCOTT Representing a radical shift from Jane Comfort’s history of text-driven works, Altiplano is an abstract dance that […]