The screening of this 1924 silent film by Austrian director H.K. Breslauer is accompanied with live original music composed and performed by world-renowned klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and celebrated silent film pianist Donald Sosin. Based on the dystopian book by Hugo Bettauer, it is a chilling premonition of the Holocaust.
Flamenco guitarist Maria Zemantauski kicks off the evening with a solo set followed by a screening of Flamenco Vivo's 6Hilos (6 Threads) which pays homage to the Golden Age of flamenco and features several artists who will be performing with the company on Saturday night.
With whirls of colorful dresses, explosions of clicking castanets, strumming guitars and stamping feet, America’s premier Spanish dance company builds bridges between cultures using the universal spirit of Flamenco.
Performing in relation to Well/Being: An Exhibition on Healing and Repair at the University Art Museum, the program will include Andrea Casarrubios’s Amid a Place of Stone (2020), Jessie Montgomery’s Rhapsody No. 1 (2014), Kaija Saariaho’s Nocturne (1995) and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in D minor (1718¬20).
The company that brought hip-hop to the theatre stage now takes audiences on a dramatic and abstract journey in their work Nuttin’ But A Word, an exhilarating evening of choreographed street dance that demonstrates the incredible skills of these extraordinary artists.
The designer and author are interviewed as a couple on stage by WAMC's Joe Donahue discussing their creative inspirations, individual crafts and careers. A question and answer session with the audience will follow.
This rebellious dance company tests the limits of human physicality to explore the beauty and the power of connected bodies. Celebrating its golden anniversary, they present “The Big Five-Oh!” – a program of classic and new works including Megawatt, Shizen, Empty Suitor, Transformation 2.0 and Day Two.
Created in dialogue with visual artist Michelle Young Lee and her neon work "I am the Signal; You Are the Wave," The Tip of the Tongue is a collaborative dance piece by movement artist Kris Seto that excavates the invisible forces and walls of assimilation we traverse.
Exhibiting artist Emily Daggett Smith will perform with members of The Knights, a New York-based collective of “adventurous musicians dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audience and music.”
For more than 30 years, this multi-award winning choreographer has been creating innovative, inclusive and movement-based performance that is radically humanistic. “A(Way) Out of My Body” explores where our minds and spirits travel when the weight of everyday life becomes an unbearable load to carry.
Exploring the nature of sight and blindness, light and dark…and what it means to truly see, this multi-disciplinary program features images created by the blind and visually impaired photographers of the Seeing with Photography Collective and original jazz music performed live by the Daniel Kelly Trio.
NYTB will perform the world premiere of a new work choreographed by Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer, renowned for their innovative integration of choreography and video technology that explodes into a magically populated stage where image and reality collide.
Mark Morris has been hailed as the most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical. His company members have received highest praise for their technical aplomb and sheer human authenticity. Accompanied by the MMDG Music Ensemble, they will perform “Words,” “Jenn & Spencer” and “Gloria.”
Evoking mythography and ancestry, this Minneapolis-based choreographer/dancer deconstructs and recontextualizes Bharatanatyam seamlessly infusing it into and pairing it with Afro-Caribbean, contemporary and Gaga movement.
Known around the world for his groundbreaking choreography in Broadway’s The Lion King, Garth Fagan is widely acknowledged as the architect of a distinct new movement style and one of the most dynamic and original artists working in the field today. The company will perform a retrospective program.
It's story time…for adults. Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on new life when they are performed by stars of stage, screen and television. Public Radio International’s wildly popular series and podcast comes back to town offering a unique evening of literature in performance.
A creative tour-de-force for over a quarter century, The Egg’s resident company of compelling, athletic and versatile dancers will perform a program of diverse, innovative and premiere works accompanied by live music performed by cellist Ashley Bathgate, guitarist Maria Zemantauski and percussionist Brian Melick.