Look Who’s Coming to Dinner

October 03 - October 06, 2019

Co-presented as part of Crossing the Line Festival, produced by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Jerome Robbins Award–winning choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland makes her Crossing the Line Festival debut with the world premiere of Look Who’s Coming to Dinner. Inspired by the 1967 Stanley Kramer film in which a black fiancé meets his white soon-to-be wife’s family, […]

Somewhere at the Beginning

September 12 - October 12, 2019

Co-presented as part of Crossing the Line Festival, produced by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Presented in French with English Supertitles Germaine Acogny, the “Mother of Contemporary African Dance,” presents the US premiere of her powerhouse solo, SOMEWHERE AT THE BEGINNING. Co-created and directed by Mikaël Serre, this unflinching and brave work traces African […]

Make Art Happen

Dear Friend, As our 57th Season comes to a close, we are celebrating the 50+ productions presented at La MaMa in the last ten months. We couldn’t have done it without YOU. You support emerging artists as they develop their artistic practice and share new performance. You elevate the voices of those who need to […]

La MaMa Su Casa Program: Studies in Puppet Form Presentation

Workshop Leader: Federico Restrepo About the Program “Studies in Puppet Form,” conducted by Federico Restrepo, introduced seniors to the use of puppetry in dance. Participants learned how to use the body and puppetry to communicate character and action, and improve body control and body language. They collaboratively developed a short puppet and movement performance that highlights […]

Indigenous Initiative: National Day of Prayer for the Protection of Native American Sacred Places

June 20

Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective, La MaMa Indigenous Initiative and Spiderwoman Theater invite you to National Day of Prayer for the Protection of Native American Sacred Places in association with The Morningstar Institute. Thursday at 11:00AM on the East side of Washington Square near West 4th Street and University Place. Please join us as we honor […]

Summer Shares: Construction 2019

June 13

Construction is a collaboration between Susan Marshall and Sō Percussion. In it, music and dance are two separate systems that coexist in a symbiotic and, at times, conflicted relationship. The four percussionists’ instruments are unconventionally employed microphones and amplifiers that play according to a shifting visual score that determines both the music and the musicians’ trajectories through space.  Three dancers, driven by a different set of […]

CultureHub: Balls

June 14 - June 23, 2019

On a foggy night in a cemetery, the waves have washed away the land, claiming all the graves except for two. From these graves, two unlikely companions’ voices emerge amidst the sounds of a military march, a player piano, and the sea. They battle with their pasts and contend with what looms just beyond. The […]

Experiments 19: Mea Culpa

June 10

Written by Karen Cecilia Directed by Jeneffa Soldatic When the abuse of power becomes public, how does a family deal with it behind the closed doors? Who will be the one to admit their Mea Culpa in this family?   Playwright: Karen Cecilia Director: Jeneffa Soldatic CAST Cassandra: Kate T. Billingsley Gillian: Shareen Mitchell Arthur: […]

La Galleria: Every Woman Biennial

May 19 - May 29, 2019

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 19: La MaMa Galleria; 1pm-4pm continues at 222 Bowery 4-7pm There’s a new name for the even Bigger (600 artists!) Better Bi-Coastal Bad-Ass All Women Biennial: EVERY WOMAN BIENNIAL WHEN & WHERE New York City | May 19 – May 29, 2019 Hours: 1-7pm Two locations: La MaMa Galleria, 47 Great […]

La Galleria: Era of Good Feelings

June 07 - June 09, 2019

An opera by Dirty Churches Composed by Jesse Gelaznik Costumes and Art Direction by Rachel Blackwell Libretto by Heather Green (soprano), Daniel Garcia Choreography by Alexandra Jacob and Constantine Alexis La MaMa Galleria is proud to present ERA OF GOOD FEELINGS, a new opera from Dirty Churches. Pulling from the depths of their collective imaginations, […]