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Bio:
Emily Johnson is a young actress and singer. She is fairly new in the theatre world, but looks forward to doing tons more shows. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Emily Johnson is a young actress and singer. She is fairly new in the theatre world, but looks forward to doing tons more shows. (read complete bio)
20 PORNOGRAPHIES Comes to Performance Space New York This October Photo 20 PORNOGRAPHIES Comes to Performance Space New York This October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2018

Performance Space New York continues its second themed season of performances and events-the Posthuman Series-with the U.S. Premiere of choreographer and dancer Mette Ingvartsen's 21 pornographies(October 3-5). The solo performance expands on Ingvartsen's body of work exploring an all-pervasive sexuality, here using physical action and narrative description to take audiences through pornographic history in associative tour de force that is equally stimulating, disturbing, cheerful, and sensuous. Ingvartsen also brings The Permeable Stage - Reimagining the Social, a new installment of her ongoing series of performative conferences, to Performance Space New York (October 7),engaging artists, thinkers, filmmakers, and activists in a dialogue drawing on various Posthuman ideas.

Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York Photo Annie Dorsen's THE SLOW ROOM to Play Performance Space New York
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2018

Performance Space New York kicks off its second themed season of performances and events-the Posthuman Series-with the world premiere of Annie Dorsen's The Slow Room (September 27-29). Dorsen has taken the idea of technological theater further than most artists.

Performance Space New York Announces THE POSTHUMAN SERIES Photo Performance Space New York Announces THE POSTHUMAN SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2018

Performance Space New York announces the Posthuman Series, its second themed season of performances and events, beginning Fall 2018. Following the conclusion of its East Village Series, which looked inward to contemplate the past, present and future of Performance Space New York and its immediate neighborhood, Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka now gathers artists who've taken an active approach to addressing nothing smaller than the morphing state of "humanity." Inspired by thinkers like Donna Haraway ("A Cyborg Manifesto") and Rosi Braidotti (The Posthuman), the Posthuman Series continues the legacy of Performance Space New York to defy categorization and broaden the meaning of "performance," through works that simultaneously seek to question and expand the very definition of "human."

Arkansas to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOES Photo Arkansas to Set Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by Julie Musbach - Jul 27, 2018

Beginning August 9, Central Arkansas' audiences will be treated to hilarity and hijinks aboard the SS American as Anything Goes begins its run at The Royal Theatre, and sponsored by W.W. & Anne Jones Trust. With songs and lyrics by Cole Porter, captivating choreography, and a stellar cast, Royal Players' production of Anything Goes delivers summertime fun.

Abrons Arts Center's 2018-19 Season Celebrates 125th Anniversary Of Henry Street Sett Photo Abrons Arts Center's 2018-19 Season Celebrates 125th Anniversary Of Henry Street Settlement
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2018

In 1893, social work and public health pioneer Lillian Wald (1867-1940) founded Henry Street Settlement on Manhattan's Lower East Side to serve New York City's most vulnerable people through social service, healthcare, and arts programs. Since that day, Henry Street Settlement has been a crucial force for progressive reform and a leading advocate for social change, serving 60,000 New Yorkers each year. 

Kiki Ball Closes Out Performance Space New York's East Village Series Photo Kiki Ball Closes Out Performance Space New York's East Village Series
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2018

Performance Space New York closes out its by-turns pensive, provocative, and radically festive East Village Series with The Independence Day Ball, a Kiki ball from the organization's neighbors at Alliance for Positive Change (June 29).

Ishmael Houston-Jones' THEM Returns To Performance Space New York, June 21-28 Photo Ishmael Houston-Jones' THEM Returns To Performance Space New York, June 21-28
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2018

Performance Space New York's East Village Series, the first themed series under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, has reexamined the audacious origins of the organization and the communities that formed around it. In 1986, choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones, composer/guitarist Chris Cochrane, writer Dennis Cooper, and an ensemble of dancers performed the first full version of THEM, an unblinking interdisciplinary work of scored improvisational dance, spoken text, and guitar, at what was then Performance Space 122.

BRUJAS Host Their Third Annual Anti-Prom to Open Training Facility As Part of Red Bul Photo BRUJAS Host Their Third Annual Anti-Prom to Open Training Facility As Part of Red Bull Music Festival 2018
by Macon Prickett - May 3, 2018

Performance Space New York continues its East Village Series' examination of the history, assessment of the present, and radical gaze into the future of the neighborhood in which it was founded and has boldly returned this season. Autonomous, anti-capitalist, gender self-determining collective BRUJAS-who build revolutionary political coalition through youth culture, and express community through skateboarding, art, and political organizing-will be in residence at Performance Space New York from May 25-June 9. With their project, Training Facility, they have enlisted industrial designer Jonathan Olivares to transform the organization's new theater into a skate park and intimate meet-up spot. On May 25, as part of Red Bull Music Festival, the collective will throw their third annual Anti-Prom in the space, kicking off their residency with the gender-queering party described by the New York Times as 'an effervescent celebration of people usually sidelined by traditional prom culture.' Or, as BRUJAS co-founder Arianna Gil herself has described it, 'the Met-Gala of the underground.'

BRUJAS Host TRAINING FACILITY And Anti-Prom At Performance Space New York Photo BRUJAS Host TRAINING FACILITY And Anti-Prom At Performance Space New York
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2018

Performance Space New York continues its East Village Series' examination of the history, assessment of the present, and radical gaze into the future of the neighborhood in which it was founded and has boldly returned this season. Autonomous, anti-capitalist, gender self-determining collective BRUJAS-who build revolutionary political coalition through youth culture, and express community through skateboarding, art, and political organizing-will be in residence at Performance Space New York from May 25-June 9.

Penny Arcade Returns To Performance Space New York Photo Penny Arcade Returns To Performance Space New York
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2018

Legendary Downtown New York artist Penny Arcade is now 50 years into a career in which she continues to turn a mirror back on society with highly original and entertaining investigations into the human condition that perhaps best described as cultural criticism you can dance to. She revives her international hit Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!: The Penny Arcade Sex and Censorship Show, May 11-19 at Performance Space New York, as part of the institution's East Village Series.

Sydney Theatre Company Presents BLACKIE BLACKIE BROWN: THE TRADITIONAL OWNER OF DEATH Photo Sydney Theatre Company Presents BLACKIE BLACKIE BROWN: THE TRADITIONAL OWNER OF DEATH By Nakkiah Lui
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2018

Following a sell-out premiere season of Black is the New White, playwright Nakkiah Lui is back at the Sydney Theatre Company this May with a brand new work - Blackie Blackie Brown: The Traditional Owner of Death.

Multicultural European Singer-Songwriter Emily Johnson Releases Her Debut EP OPEN YOU Photo Multicultural European Singer-Songwriter Emily Johnson Releases Her Debut EP OPEN YOUR HEART
by Macon Prickett - Apr 16, 2018

Sometimes known as ‚ÄúThe Lady of Heart,‚ÄĚ EMILY JOHNSON is a Bulgarian-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and composer. Having performed around the world for many years, she is releasing OPEN YOUR HEART, her debut EP, on May 11, 2018, with the help of Tarpan Records in the United States. This EP was produced by NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN and features 4 original songs.¬†

Performance Space Gala to Honor Eileen Miles and Award Anna Deavere Smith Photo Performance Space Gala to Honor Eileen Miles and Award Anna Deavere Smith
by Julie Musbach - Apr 13, 2018

Amidst Performance Space New York's exhilarating first series of interdisciplinary works under the new leadership of Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, the organization's 2018 gala will celebrate game-changing and iconic figures from the arts sector (April 14).

LIVE IDEAS 2018: Radical Vision Festival Looks Into Activism Photo LIVE IDEAS 2018: Radical Vision Festival Looks Into Activism
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2018

Day three of New York Live Arts' Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision festival, Saturday, April 21, looks at our electoral process through readings, a workshop, panel discussions, and a performance spectacle.  

Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision Festival Explores The Role Of The Press Today Photo Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision Festival Explores The Role Of The Press Today
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2018

Friday, April 20, day two of Live Ideas 2018: Radical Vision looks into the role of the press, what it means to be a journalist in an endangered liberal democracy, and what obligations the press has today. Opening the day will be visual artist Huiying B. Chan, who will read words by legendary activist Grace Lee Boggs, followed by author and journalist Moustafa Bayoumi's reading of works by Edward Said and a presentation of speeches by Muhammad Ali read by journalist Greg Tate. The readings will start at 4 pm. Admission is free.

Unbounded Lioness Creations Presents GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY: You Are Not Alone Photo Unbounded Lioness Creations Presents GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY: You Are Not Alone
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2018

Unbounded Lioness Creations presents 'GLOBAL CONNECTIVITY: You Are Not Alone' on the 9th of April at 7:30 PM at Clinton Cameo Studios, STUDIO B.

Performance Space New York's East Village Series Opens February 17 Photo Performance Space New York's East Village Series Opens February 17
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2018

Performance Space New York kicks off its East Village Series, contemplating the past, present, and future of the organization and its neighborhood, with Welcome to Lenapehoking (February 17, 4pm, Free), a partnership with the The Lenape Center, and Avant-Garde-Arama, the extravaganza of experimentation that's also the organization's longest-running program (February 18, 6pm, Free). Performance Space New York's Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka steps into her new curatorial role with these events honoring the neighborhood's original caretakers and the organization's own trailblazing roots, as springboards into an exhilarating new chapter.

Performance Space New York presents THE EAST VILLAGE SERIES Photo Performance Space New York presents THE EAST VILLAGE SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2018

Performance Space New York (formerly Performance Space 122) presents the East Village Series, its first semi-annual themed series, and the first program curated by the institution's new Executive Artistic Director, Jenny Schlenzka. This presentation of works from some of today's most radical performers and multidisciplinary artists resituates the institution in newly revamped spaces, designed by Deborah Berke Partners, in 122 Community Center (150 First Avenue, at East 9th Street), where Performance Space 122 was founded, and where it operated until it moved out in 2011 for the building renovation. The series contemplates the past, present, and future of the organization and its neighborhood.

Young Players Second Stage and Arvest Bank Present SWEENEY TODD Photo Young Players Second Stage and Arvest Bank Present SWEENEY TODD
by Julie Musbach - Jan 2, 2018

Dark comedy is served at the historic Royal Theatre as the Young Players Second Stage and Arvest Bank proudly present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 111 S. Market Street, in downtown Benton. Show times are January 4 6 and 11-13 at 7 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 pm on the 7th and 14th. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (60+), college age with a valid student ID, and military, and $6 for students (ages 3 high school).

PYT Launches Fairfield 2018 Program Photo PYT Launches Fairfield 2018 Program
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2017

After a critically acclaimed program in 2017 which saw PYT Fairfield win Western Sydney's first Helpmann Award (Best Presentation for Children, PYT and Force Majeure, JUMP FIRST, ASK LATER) the company announce their 2018 Program. Now considered one of the most exciting arts companies in the country, in 2018 their work will be presented in Carriageworks for Sydney Festival, Sydney Opera House, Museum of Contemporary Art and sites across Western Sydney including the local pool and a garden created by refugees to support the settlement of asylum seekers.

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