BARBAROUS NIGHTS

BARBAROUS NIGHTS {0}

JULY 5-13 / THEATER/ BARBAROUS NIGHTS by SAM CREELY /  Barbarous Nights: a drama in four shades and a prologue, grapefruit tumbleweed, and the great green moon; written and directed by Sam Creely, after the love letters of Lorca and Dalí. Buster Keaton falls out of his film and into a poetic world, a 1930s […]

THE PEOPLE TO COME

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JUNE 22 & JUNE 25- 29 – INSTALLATION – DANCE – THE PEOPLE TO COME by A CANARY TORSI / YANIRA CASTRO – a canary torsi’s new multimedia project, The People to Come, is a participatory performance installation that invites audience members to become part of the work unfolding before them. It is a multi-layered […]

ALTERNATE / SHELTER

ALTERNATE / SHELTER {0}

TUESDAY MAY 21 – ALTERNATE / SHELTER – MOVEMENT RESEARCH FESTIVAL SPRING 2013 Curated by Vanessa Anspaugh, Hilary Clark, Mina Nishimura and Antonio Ramos TWO EVENTS! 6 – 7PM: Precarious Homes: A Conversation on Precarity and Performance with Katherine Brewer Ball – FREE  Performance and the performing body have a unique relationship to life in […]

TUNDRA

TUNDRA {0}

JUNE 6-8 / 7.30PM – DANCE – TUNDRA by CHRISTIANA AXELSEN / Tundra is an evening-length performance piece with choreography by Christiana Axelsen, an original script by playwright Chana Porter, and original composition by Tito Ramsey.  The show was developed with the assistance of dramaturg Megan Smith.  Tundra features performers Andrew Champlin, Quinlan Corbett, Kevin […]

COMING TOGETHER / ATTICA

COMING TOGETHER / ATTICA {0}

JUNE 13-15 / hour varies / DANCE / COMING TOGETHER / ATTICA / Choreographer REBECCA LAZIER and indie-classical ensemble Newspeak join forces to present Coming Together/Attica, an immersive, site-specific dance work to a pulsating score by minimalist icon Frederic Rzewski. Composed after the 1971 prison riots in upstate New York, the companion scores Coming Together […]

PRUNE NOURRY @ VENICE BIENNALE

PRUNE NOURRY @ VENICE BIENNALE {0}

FRIDAY JUNE 14 – VENICE BIENNALE – 6 to 8PM –  The Alliance Francaise and The Invisible Dog Art Center  invite you to the historic Casino Venier in Venice, Italy to witness ID artist Prune Nourry’s Genesis for the first time. A culinary performance will also be offered throughout the evening. For her Genesis project, […]

ACTUA 1

ACTUA 1 {0}

MAY 16-18 / 8PM / PERFORMANCE / ACTUA 1 constructs an event that both happened and did not.  An exercise in futility and concentration, the piece is named after Actua One, a lost film from the May ’68 uprisings. Performers pace restlessly in the main gallery, as they spout slogans for a missing revolution. Actors […]

LAST DAYS / FIRST FIELD

LAST DAYS / FIRST FIELD {0}

MAY 7-8-9 / 7.30pm / LAST DAYS – FIRST FIELD by JILL SIGMAN / A movement ritual for our time, “last days/first field” kinesthetically distills the feeling of now– what it is to live in the face of climate change, extreme weather, economic instability, and political polarization. Eight dancers channel natural geological processes, ancient practices, […]

DUCHESSES

DUCHESSES {0}

APRIL 24-25 – 7.30PM – DANCE – DUCHESSES by & with FRANCOIS CHAIGNAUD  MARIE CAROLINE HOMINAL – Between arid ecstasy, radiant meditation and cruel hypnosis, Duchesses explores an unlikely dance, sovereign and prisoner from the most ancient game of humanity. The hula hoop, symbol of sexual liberation, becomes for the Duchess a choreographic device, instantaneous […]

PEN WORLD VOICE FESTIVAL

PEN WORLD VOICE FESTIVAL {0}

FRIDAY MAY 3 – 7-10PM – BUREAU OF APOLOGY: AN INTERACTIVE ART PROJECT by BRENT BIRNBAUM The Bureau of Apology is, at first glance, simply an office. Looks are deceiving and patterns can be quickly deciphered as a murky kind of bureaucratic hell begins to emerge. Visitors will be asked to participate in a progressive […]