La MaMa Kids: Family Play Date

June 09

Fun-filled Cabaret Performance Hosted by Slant Performance Group – Rick Ebihara & Perry Yung Hosts Richard Ebihara & Perry Yung, of Slant Performance Group weave their magical humor through their 7th Annual La MaMa’s Family Play Date – a fun-filled cabaret performance embracing dance, music, and theatre, this is a unique event for the whole […]

La MaMa Kids: La MaMa Moves! Dance Workshop

May 18

Led by Dan Safer In this workshop, we will explore some basics of contact improvisation and dancing with a partner. Moving up and down from the floor, rolling, maybe even picking each other up a little. Sharing weight, balancing, connecting to other people, connecting to the floor. Making sure what we do is focused, fun, […]

La MaMa Kids: While You Are Out

March 23 - March 24, 2019

By Sova Theater An interactive performance & workshop based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream While You Are Out lands audiences in the heart of Shakespeare’s imagination as woven into “Midsummer Night’s Dream” Act II where the fairies and sprites along with their king & queen play tricks on each other or anyone else who […]

Cancelled: La MaMa Kids – Workshop with Ping Chong + Company

February 03

Unfortunately due to mechanical problems with our building’s boiler, this performance has been cancelled. In this workshop, youth and teens (ages 12+) get active and build community! They learn some of the creative tools used by Ping Chong + Company to develop the show ‘Generation NYZ.’ Kirya Traber and Ryan Conarro of Ping Chong + […]

Julian Boal: Advanced Workshop

February 10

La MaMa and Theatre of Oppressed NYC present A Rare New York Event – World-renowned TO Teacher JULIAN BOAL leads an Advanced Workshop: Representing Social Contradictions Through Theatre of the Oppressed  This workshop will focus on a dramaturgy that tries to avoid moral dualism in favor of wading deeply into the contradictions that are the […]

In The Works 2019

January 06

Since 2013, In The Works has served as a forum by and for independent artists and arts workers to share work with presenters, funders and other colleagues during January conferences and festivals in a relaxed and artist-centered setting. This year, we are proud to host works by: Anna Sperber, BamBam Frost* , DELIRIOUS Dances / […]

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

May 31 - June 02, 2019

Curated by Cecilia Gentili, Charlene Incarnate and Mizz June Each year, La MaMa’s Squirts gathers the most exciting voices from New York City’s queer performance world, across the generations. This year, three trans women artists with deep community roots will each craft a night of the festival, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. […]

Stonewall 50 at La MaMa

May 23 - June 30, 2019

“Queer artists have been an integral part of shaping La MaMa and the global cultural landscape. Our legacy is deeply rooted in this community’s contributions. Stonewall 50 at La MaMa celebrates the transformative power of queer creative expression.” – Artistic Director, Mia Yoo We celebrate World Pride with exciting voices from around the globe and down […]

The Story of Xiaoyi

February 15 - February 16, 2019

By Shanghai Huidiji Public Psychological Care Center Directed by Sun Xinlan The Story of Xiaoyi is an interactive psychodrama composed of four sections: “Dramatic Presentation,” “Interactive Experiences,” “Volunteer Interpretation,” and “Hui Diji’s Heart Forum,” all based on real stories and psycho-social counseling cases. Shanghai Huidiji Public Psychological Care Center was launched in 2011 in Shanghai, […]

Two Dogs

February 10 - February 11, 2019

By Meng Theatre Studio Directed by Meng Jinghui Two Dogs is an exceptional example of contemporary Chinese avant-garde theater. Since its premiere in 2007, it has been performed more than 2000 times, both throughout China and at international venues and festivals. Directed by Meng Jinghui, China’s most influential and celebrated theatre director, the play combines the creative […]