Carolyn Dorfman Dance,
Sean Curran, and…
New York Live Arts
Rivka and Dorfman bring together Curran, Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch and Paul Dennis for the first time. Slated for the program is Ori by Ariel Grossman to original music by David Homan; two by Curran: Trio (world premiere) and Desert Dance (U.S. premiere); Carolyn Dorfman Dance will premiere Dorfman’s WAVES a real-time collaboration between live music and dance; and Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch (Martha Graham Dance Company) and Paul Dennis (formerly of Jose Limón Dance Company) will both dance solos. Find out more here
The annual BAAD! spring dance festival The Boogie Down Dance Series returns with a mix of home grown dance from the Bronx and around the city featuring works by Brother(hood) Dance!, Raja Feather Kelly, Niv Acosta, Antonio Ramos, Miguel Anaya, Maria Bauman, Jumatatu Poe and many more. Find out more here
La MaMa Moves!
Ellen Stewart Theatre, The Club, The First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, and La Galleria
May 21-June 21
La MaMa Moves! celebrates its 10th anniversary season, featuring work by Alexandra Beller, Yoshiko Chuma, Anya Cloud & Eric Geiger, Brandon Collwes, Jane Comfort and Company, Junk Ensemble, Jon Kinzel, Stanley Love Performance Group, John Scott, Ani Taj, Thierry Micouin and Gwen Welliver. Find out more here
The Joyce Theater
May 26 – 31
Former New York City Ballet prima ballerina Whelan brings her acclaimed Restless Creature, a suite of four duets created and performed with Kyle Abraham (The Serpent and the Smoke), Josh Beamish (Conditional Sentences), Brian Brook (First Fall) and Alejandro Cerrudo’s (Ego Et Tu). Find out more here
Tamara LaDonna Moving Spirits, Inc.
Heckscher Playground in Bushwick
LaDonna and her modern dance company “…dedicated to evolving social change through dance performances and community engagement,” join local artists, students, and neighbors for Dancing in the Parks:A Bushwick Community Festival. Find out more here