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Director, choreographer, and performer. Founder of The Choreography Lab in residence at the New York Theatre Barn. Currently on the national tour of "A Christmas Story" the musical. (read complete bio)
Tuan Malinowski and Kristin Yancy Announced as Featured Choreographers in NYTB's Hybr Photo Tuan Malinowski and Kristin Yancy Announced as Featured Choreographers in NYTB's Hybrid Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will present its final Choreography Lab of 2020, New Technologies / Endless Possibilities, on Monday, October 26th, at 8PM EDT. Taking inspiration from theatrical television events, this lab will be streamed live from Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

Joshua Bergasse and Maria Torres To Serve as Mentors for New York Theatre Barn's Chor Photo Joshua Bergasse and Maria Torres To Serve as Mentors for New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will present its final Choreography Lab of 2020, New Technologies / Endless Possibilities, on Monday, October 26th, at 8PM EDT. Taking inspiration from theatrical television events, this lab will be streamed live from Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

New York Theatre Barn Seeks Submissions from Choreographers for the final Choreograph Photo New York Theatre Barn Seeks Submissions from Choreographers for the final Choreography Lab of 2020
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will present its final Choreography Lab of 2020, New Technologies / Endless Possibilities on Monday, October 26th, at 8PM EDT. Taking inspiration from theatrical television events, this lab will be streamed live from Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

A STRANGE LOOP's Raja Feather Kelly Headlines New York Theatre Barn's Choreography La Photo A STRANGE LOOP's Raja Feather Kelly Headlines New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its Choreography Lab on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 7PM EDT. A Quarantine Lab will explore creating new choreography in a virtual space, and will feature the work of choreographers Raja Feather Kelly (choreographer of A Strange Loop) and Tislarm Bouie (Gary a Sequel to Titus Andronicus).

Regional Spotlight: How NY Theatre Barn is Working Through The Global Health Crisis Photo Regional Spotlight: How NY Theatre Barn is Working Through The Global Health Crisis
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Today, we're checking in with NY Theatre Barn, with Artistic Director Joe Barros.

The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Concludes On December 9 Photo The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Concludes On December 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

The 6th season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab concludes on Monday, December 9th, 2019. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, the Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Continues October 14th Photo The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Continues October 14th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

The 6th season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab continues Monday, October 14th, 2019. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, the Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

BWW Review: World Premiere of THE FLOORSHOW at Theatre 71 by Combustion Collective Photo BWW Review: World Premiere of THE FLOORSHOW at Theatre 71 by Combustion Collective
by Derek McCracken - Oct 4, 2019

Written by Dann Berg and Avital Asuleen (Director/Choreographer), THE FLOORSHOW intersperses song-and-dance numbers into the dramatization of the personal and professional hurdles that an all-female performance troupe faces in 1951 New York City. Moving between onstage and backstage at The Gilded Palace, THE FLOORSHOW nests an emotionally rich female-sisterhood narrative within a framework of creative competition and sexism.

THE FLOORSHOW Comes to Theatre 71 Photo THE FLOORSHOW Comes to Theatre 71
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the World Premiere of the new play The Floorshow, running September 26th-29th at Theatre 71 (152 w. 71st Street).

Featuring Over 100 Talented Berkshire Youth, SHREK THE MUSICAL Begins 8/1 Photo Featuring Over 100 Talented Berkshire Youth, SHREK THE MUSICAL Begins 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Tony Award-Winning Shrek The Musical begins performances at The Colonial Theatre (111 South Street; Pittsfield) on August 1 and runs through August 17. Directed by Travis Daly (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast) and choreography by Avital Asuleen (BTG: The Music Man, Tarzan), this charming musical features over 100 talented Berkshire youth.

THE FLOORSHOW Is Coming To NYC Photo THE FLOORSHOW Is Coming To NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Combustion Collective and Rachel Lauren James are proud to present the world premiere production of The Floorshow, a new play with music and dance, at Theatre 71 from September 26th-29th, 2019.

The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches April 22nd Photo The 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches April 22nd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2019

The 6th season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab launches on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at 7pm at Pearl Studios. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, The Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Opens April 13 At Gallery Players Photo STEEL MAGNOLIAS Opens April 13 At Gallery Players
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

This April Gallery Players brings their production of STEEL MAGNOLIAS to the stage on the 30th anniversary of the release of the film of the same name.

Berkshire Theatre Group Seeks Performers for SHREK THE MUSICAL Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Seeks Performers for SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Berkshire Theatre Group seeks child and adult actors, musicians, backstage crew, technical support, usher staff and parent volunteers to participate in its upcoming non-equity production, Shrek The Musical. This production will be directed by Travis Daly, with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo and choreography by Avital Asuleen and will run August 1-August 17 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2019 Summer Season Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2019 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches April 22nd Photo 6th Season Of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches April 22nd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

The 6th season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab launches on Monday, April 22nd, 2019. The lab is currently seeking submissions for choreographers through February 18th. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, the Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

New Musicals By Debra Barsha, Sheilah Rae, & Brad Ross To Dance In New York Theatre B Photo New Musicals By Debra Barsha, Sheilah Rae, & Brad Ross To Dance In New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

The fifth season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab concludes on Monday, December 3rd, 2018 at 2pm at The Cell. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, The Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation. Director/Choreographer Shea Sullivan (R.R.R.E.D., Pageant!) will serve as the lab's guest moderator.

Musical Adaptation Of THE JUNGLE to Feature In New York Theatre Barn's Choreography L Photo Musical Adaptation Of THE JUNGLE to Feature In New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The fifth season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab continues on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7pm at Pearl Studios. Funded in part by a generous gift from the Amber Foundation, The Choreography Lab was created to elevate and expand the use of dance in musical theatre. It is also the only curated choreography platform where choreographers and writers collaborate to develop movement for new musicals during incubation.

STEPHANIE'S CHILD - New York's Premier Pop-Vocal Drag Trio Returns To Green Room 42 Photo STEPHANIE'S CHILD - New York's Premier Pop-Vocal Drag Trio Returns To Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - welcomes back Stephanie's Child, New York's premier pop-vocal drag trio, for their one-year anniversary concert on Friday, August 10 at 9:30 PM. Hailed as one of the "Best LGBT Events in New York" from Time Out New York, the Stephanie's Child residency features tight harmonies, pop hits, hilarious original parodies and surprise special guests.

Photo Coverage: First Look at TARZAN in the Berkshires Photo Photo Coverage: First Look at TARZAN in the Berkshires
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group, celebrating its 90th milestone season, presents the musical Tarzan with book by David Henry Hwang, and music & lyrics by Phil Collins, based on the story "Tarzan of the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Disney film, Tarzan.

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