“Slow Cook This” Panel

May 27, 2017

“If you were to sing a praise song for the people who have helped you who would those people be and why?’  “If you had to sing a song of struggle, what would that be?” Moderated by Ali Rosa-Salas Inter-Generational Dance Panel for Artists of Color with Maura Nguyen Donohue, Alexis Convento and Nicky Paraiso […]

Malini Srinivasan | Remembering Pandit Ramesh Misra Tejas-Luminous

May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Choreographed by Malini Srinivasan With Guest Choreographer Janaki Patrik This evening’s performance is a tribute to the music of sarangi maestro late Pandit Ramesh Misra, whose inspirational music is featured in many of these dances. Malini Srinivasan presents excerpts from Tejas – Luminous, a dance production exploring the connections between the spiritual, the corporeal, light […]

Shared Evening: Brendan Drake | Jasmine Hearn

May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Brendan Drake The Big Finish This work for 3 performers uses camp, humor, and the American Musical Theater Songbook to examine the paradox of depression and isolation amidst boisterous self-expression. Sanity requires a certain level of impersonation. What we project out into the world as our most authentic self is often nothing more than a […]

Shared Evening: Yoshiko Chuma | Rady Nget | Brother(hood) Dance!

May 25, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Yoshiko Chuma | π= 3.14…Dead End, Hey! All Women! A flowing resistance activity with a delicate, powerful monologue through dance. This project launched on President’s Day at La MaMa. Featuring Christine Bonansea, Ginger Dolden, Megumi Eda, Megan Kendzior, Jodi Melnick, Patricia Parker, Kathryn Ray, Sarah Skaggs & The Anna/Kate Band Yoshiko Chuma, conceptual artist, choreographer/artistic director […]

Maura Nguyen Donohue | Tides Project: Drowning Planet

May 25, 2017 - June 3, 2017

Performed, Choreographed and Installation by Maura Nguyen Donohue An immersive, interactive installation focused on the destructive presence of plastic pollution in our oceans. Developed, in part, in collaboration with CultureHub, “Drowning Planet” embeds video screens into an underwater garden of reclaimed plastics. The installation will include, “Disposable Bodies,” live performance activations of the entire lobby, […]

Shared Evenings Curated by Maura Nguyen Donohue

May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

All of the choreographers on this program were once students at the Hunter College Dance Program in the City University of New York. By gathering them into shared space and time, Maura hopes to celebrate the rich plurality their artistic voices offer our community as makers and movers. Saturday, May 27 at 9:30PM  Rina Espiritu […]

Patricia Noworol Dance Theater | Tremendous

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017

Directed and Choreographed by Patricia Noworol in Collaboration with the Performers Featuring: Kayla Farrish, Rebecca Margolick, Troy Ogilvie, Mei Yamanaka, Mika Yanagihara Original Composition and Live Performance: Lisa Maree Dowling Artistic Associate/Rehearsal Director: Hope T. Davis Designers: Liene Dobraja (costumes), Solomon Weisbard (lighting) Dramaturgy: Erik Abbott-Main Driven by the current political climate, “Tremendous,” connects individual stories of […]

Patricia Hoffbauer | Getting Away with Murder

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Conceived, Choreographed and Directed by Patricia Hoffbauer Set Design by Gordon Landenberger Sound Score by Eli Janney Costume Consultant Liz Prince Rehearsal Director/Dramaturgy Peggy Gould Special Interaction  Yvonne Rainer From Plato’s definition of the “wandering uterus” as an angry and desirous animal inside a woman’s body, to notorious legal defense of his actions, “Getting Away […]

Shared Evening: Regina Nejman | Ephrat Asherie

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Regina Nejman Beautiful Figure A new multimedia dance where two dancers explore various ideas of “beauty” ranging from the late Renaissance period until contemporary times when beauty is merely defined by our culture as “hot” and often distorted, exploiting and objectifying women. It includes text derived from real online conversations, which are all true, word […]

Shared Evenings Curated by Alexis Convento

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Alexis Convento of the CURRENT SESSIONS brings together emerging women performance artists and choreographers in two shared-evenings, connecting each story to social identity, cultural memory, and embodied history. Super-Ceremony Saturday, June 3rd at 9:30PM   BOSNIANBORN *SHE IS A REFUGEE STAR* by Mersiha Mesihovic A Coronation by Fana Fraser Ya no es canción (es grito) by […]