La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival ’16

April 29 - May 29, 2016

Curated by Nicky Paraiso From the world premiere of a new work by a lesbian, queer and transgender ballet company Ballez to the La MaMa premiere of a young Korean contemporary dance group, Project S, to shared evenings of both talented emerging and mid-career choreographers, La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival reflects La MaMa’s longstanding dedication to […]


Ballez | “Sleeping Beauty & the Beast”

April 29 - May 08, 2016

WORLD PREMIERE Choreographed by: Katy Pyle, with Jules Skloot and the Company Conceived and Directed by: Katy Pyle The Ballez returns to radically, queerly re-imagine another tale from the ballet canon. Celebrating the lives of lesbian, queer, and transgender people in the L.E.S., Sleeping Beauty & the Beast is a two-act Ballez spanning two theaters at […]


Shared Evening: Paula Josa-Jones/Performance Works, Amanda Loulaki, Yvonne Meier

April 30 - May 01, 2016

Mammal by Paula Josa-Jones WORLD PREMIERE Mammal is a “shape-shifting” dance, a cellular, poetic echolocation that viscerally connects male and female, human and non-human at the porous borderland where they intersect and blend.   by Paula Josa-Jones (Artistic Director of Paula Josa-Jones/Performance Works) Choreography and performance:  Paula Josa-Jones Music:  Fred Firth, Dakha Brakha   house of wind (a […]


Suk Soon Jung / Project S|< For Whom >

April 29

Suk Soon Jung / Project S|< For Whom > This piece is a story about our dreams – both what we are dream about, and what we used to dream about. We remember the dreams we had as children, wearing hero masks and pretending to be Hollywood superheroes. And now, we live in the present having […]


La Galleria: Advection By Eileen Lang

April 14 - May 08, 2016

For Eileen Lang’s second exhibition with La MaMa Galleria, the artist presents a series of new paintings in acrylic and ink. When these liquids are permitted to direct their own motion, the results are genuine and natural. In Advection, Lang explores this process by encouraging pigment and paper to mingle and direct their own paths. […]