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.
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.
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.
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
Shared Evening of new work from Gwen Welliver, Eric Geiger & Anya Cloud and Brandon Collwes
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 […]
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 originates in movement structures that range from spare images of the desert to highly physical and complex configurations, like a […]
by The Dance Cartel | Choreography by Ani Taj Known for delivering “boundary-stretching…haute-performance theory with a house party vibe” (The New York Times) Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel creates experiences that break the expectation of a “dance performance” in order to bring movement to a broad and diverse audience. Inspired by Hollywood cinema’s female heroes from […]
BY JOHN SCOTT / IRISH MODERN DANCE THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHY BY JOHN SCOTT MUSIC BY JAMES EVEREST CAST OF FOUR MALE DANCERS, INCLUDING : MARCUS BELLAMY, RYAN O’NEILL AND KEVIN COQUELARD PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH IRISH ARTS CENTER Photos by: JinYoul Lim Hyperactive, high energy human dance installation commissioned by Galway Arts Festival and performed […]
CHOREOGRAPHY BY JON KINZEL MUSIC BY JON KINZEL & JIM DAWSON PERFORMERD BY JON KINZEL & EDISA WEEKS Provision Provision is a duet that maintains a continuous engagement with improvisation, urban life, haptic interaction, and dance. The piece, part of a larger body of performance and visual art work, touches on a range of subjects […]