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Photos: First Look At THE WEAK AND THE STRONG At La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

Erik Ehn’s new play The Weak and The Strong opened at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village on December 8. See photos from the production.

La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Of Erik Ehn's New Play THE WEAK AND THE STRONG

An aging rodeo rider and his family grapple with life and faith in Erik Ehn's new play The Weak and The Strong. Mixing dance, theatre, puppetry, and visual effects, The Weak and The Strong will have its World Premiere at the iconic La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village with opening night slated for December 8.

Dance/NYC Announces 2021 Symposium Education Track Speakers, Sessions, and More

Dance/NYC announces Jody Gottfried Arnhold as the Lead Dance Advocate of the 2021 Symposium.

Dance/NYC Announces 2021 Symposium Justice Track Speakers, Sessions, And Thematic Guide Curators

Dance/NYC announces that registration for the Dance/NYC 2021 Symposium is now open, available at https://dancenyc.z2systems.com/np/clients/dancenyc/eventRegistration.jsp?event=553&. The Symposium will take place virtually from Wednesday, March 17 - Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Dance/NYC Announces 2021 Symposium Justice Track Sessions, Speakers and Thematic Guide Curators

Dance/NYC has announced that registration for the Dance/NYC 2021 Symposium is now open, available here. The Symposium will take place virtually from Wednesday, March 17 - Saturday, March 20, 2021.

La MaMa and CultureHub Announce LIVELAB: A Free Video Call Software for Performers by Performers

La MaMa E.T.C., in partnership with CultureHub, announced today the public launch of LiveLab, a free, open-source performance and video collaboration software built by artists for artists.

Spring 2020 Programs Announced at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Spring 2020 programs have been announced at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos from La MaMa's Revival of THE TROJAN WOMEN

La MaMa has announced The Trojan Women as part of its 58th season celebrating the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart. Directed by Andrei Serban and compoased by Elizabeth Swados, The Trojan Women will take place December 6, 2019 through December 15, 2019 at La MaMa ETC (66 East 4th Street).

La MaMa Announces Full Casting for THE TROJAN WOMEN

La MaMa announced today full casting for The Trojan Women, part of its 58th season celebrating the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart. Directed by Andrei Serban and composed by Elizabeth Swados, The Trojan Women will take place December 6, 2019 through December 15, 2019 at La MaMa ETC (66 East 4th Street).

La MaMa Will Present THE TROJAN WOMEN PROJECT FESTIVAL This December

On what would have been Ellen Stewart's 100th birthday, La MaMa has announced The Trojan Women Project Festival as part of its 58th season celebrating the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart. The Festival will take place December 5, 2019 through December 15, 2019 at La MaMa ETC (66 East 4th Street).

Host Justin Vivian Bond, Presenters, And Performers Announced For 35th Annual Bessie Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today that Obie and Bessie Award winner Justin Vivian Bond, hailed by The New Yorker as “the best cabaret artist of their generation,' will host the 2019 awards ceremony. The performers and award presenters were also revealed.

The Bessies Announce Honorees Of Lifetime Achievement And Service To The Field Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the recipients of two special awards.

Gabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a landmark 35th anniversary this year. Today, the nominees for the 2019 Bessie Awards, along with the recipients of the 2019 Juried Bessie Award and 2019 Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award, were announced and celebrated at the Bessies press conference. (The list of nominations follows.)

The Bessies Announces New Partnerships With Leading National Dance Institutions

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announces partnerships with Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) and the American Dance Festival (ADF), and renews partnerships with the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI) and the New York State DanceForce, creating new platforms of support and professional opportunities for Bessie artists.

The Bessies To Honor Yoko Shioya With 2019 Presenter Award For Outstanding Curating

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announced today that Yoko Shioya, Artistic Director of the Japan Society, is the recipient of the 2019 Bessies Presenter Award for Outstanding Curating. Ms. Shioya will receive the award at the Bessies Presenters Gathering on Sunday, January 6, 2019 (5:00-7:00pm), at La MaMa La Galleria, 47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10003

Bessie Winners Announced Tonight At NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts

The night remained forever young at this year's Bessies, what with live performances, videos, tearful and grinning thank you's, hugs and cheers for the new slew of winners, and a costume sashay thrown into wild mix of celebration that took place tonight, October 8, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.  As a prelude to the goings-on inside, impromptu dance performances, including Simone Forti's "Huddle," took place outside.  Ayodele Casel and Shernita Anderson hosted the evening.

Nominees Announced for 2018 Bessie Awards

Glasses clinked and cheers crowded the air as this year's 43 Bessie nominees were announced and celebrated today, July 11, at a cocktail party/press conference at Gibney 280, along with the winners of 2018 Juried Bessie Award and the 2018 NY Dance and Performance Award for Outstanding "Breakout" Choreographer.  (See attached for list of selected nominees)

24-Hour Performance BANG, BANG, GUN AMOK to Address Gun Culture at Abrons Arts Center

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Bang, Bang, Gun Amok, a 24-hour performance filibuster dedicated to U.S. gun culture.

24-Hour Performance BANG, BANG, GUN AMOK to Address Gun Culture at Abrons Arts Center

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of Bang, Bang, Gun Amok, a 24-hour performance filibuster dedicated to U.S. gun culture.

The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the complete list of the 2017 award recipients tonight at the 33rd annual Bessie Awards ceremony. Awards were presented in the categories of Outstanding Production, Outstanding Revival, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition/Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design, with additional awards presented for Lifetime Achievement in Dance and Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. The full list of 2017 Bessie Award recipients follows.

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