Transporting audiences from their everyday lives to a fantasy world through its trademark use of magical lighting and imagery, this athletic ensemble combines, riveting music, outrageous costumes, inventive props and pure talent to create an entertaining multimedia experience that will surprise, enchant and astonish.
Hmong story cloths depict history, traditional life in Laos, Hmong New Year, folk tales and neighboring people. The Hmong story cloths or flower cloths build upon one another to help provide a holistic understanding of the Hmong culture and history.
Celebrating its 25th year, UAlbany’s ensemble in residence presents a concert featuring The Other Way! by David Walther from their 2013 Albany Records recording as well as one of the most beloved trios in the repertory, Dvorak’s “Dumky” from 1891, written just before the composer’s famous visit to New York.
Directed by Elise Thoron, this Literature to Life verbatim stage adaptation of the book of the same name follows the author's journey from a quiet, reticent student struggling to speak English while facing racial discrimination to a self-empowered young woman claiming her voice to tell the untold story of her people.
On its debut tour in the United States, this independent contemporary dance company is based out of Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. Since their first production in 2001, they have created their own style of feeling and communicating with the world, creating an ensemble that is a convergence of movement and the aesthetic vision of the group’s members.
Widely recognized for its full-throttle partnering, athleticism, rigorous technique, emotional depth and numerous groundbreaking collaborations, this San-Francisco based company is celebrating 50+ years.
This is a film, a play, an experience, a concert dance, a work of art, a self-reflection, a protest. It is the result of human beings coming together -- diverse in age, sexuality, race and gender, talking with their bodies, minds and souls about Black lives.
NYTB performs 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.
Through the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Novak, Taylor’s company will perform a mix of classics as well as dances by choreographers who have been inspired Taylor’s signature choreographic style.
This triptych of live radio plays by Dan Froot and Company is based on the oral histories of working-class families living below the poverty level and hungering for change – from food insecurity to gun violence to foreclosure to anti-immigrant bias.
A true force of nature, Savion will create a cosmic village of sound translating the dance as truth through melodic perspective and move-meantz' – with the ORCHeST'DaNCE RA – his company of hoofers and musicians.
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 to town offering a unique evening of literature in performance.
Described by THE NEW YORK TIMES as “...triple-threat performers who dance, sing and act with a sometimes searing sense of truthfulness,” this Brooklyn-based performance ensemble is celebrating their 35+ anniversary with a Legacy + Lineage + Liberation program.
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage month, virtuoso guitarist Maria Zemantauski, one of the world’s few heralded female flamenco-style guitarists, performs from her rhythmically driven repertoire. She is joined by percussionist Brian Melick and dancer La Nina.