Mahaiwe December Events

 
Highlights include concerts by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Blind Boys of Alabama, John Pizzarelli Quartet, and more Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present an array of festive events in December, including concerts by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the Blind Boys of Alabama featuring Preservation Hall Legacy Horns, John Pizzarelli…

French Multimedia Artist Laure Prouvost Presents Work-in-Progress Performance of her New EMPAC Commission, “They Are Waiting for You”

Troy, NY — On Thursday, November 16, French artist Laure Prouvost will present a work-in-progress showing of her new stage performance at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. While Prouvost is primarily known for her visual art and film work, They Are Waiting for You is the Turner Prize-winning artist’s first major commission for the stage, currently under development…

BTG Announces 2018 Season at the Colonial

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) announces the 2018 presented season at The Colonial Theatre: canine cabaret, Mutts Gone Nuts (2/17, part of the 10×10 Upstreet Art Festival); Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience (3/8); acappella legends, Ladysmith Black Mambazo (3/9); best-selling American author and humorist, David Sedaris (4/13); and Argentinian dance sensation, Che Malambo (4/22). Upcoming events at the Colonial include, The Airplane Family & Friends with…

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater Presents Work-in-Progress Performance at EMPAC

Troy, NY — On Friday, October 27, at 5PM, Mary Armentrout Dance Theater will present a special work-in-progress performance of a new project commissioned by EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A promenading performance, Listening Creates an Opening will take the audience across the Rensselaer campus, from a turn-of-the-century classroom to the contemporary EMPAC building. Set to premiere in Fall…

Mahaiwe Presents Paul Taylor Dance Company – Engagement to Feature School Workshops

Great Barrington, Mass.— Over Columbus Day weekend, the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will celebrate its tenth consecutive season of presenting the Paul Taylor Dance Company on Saturday, October 7 at 8:00pm and Sunday, October 8 at 2:00pm. In conjunction with the engagement, the Mahaiwe’s education program will present workshops by Paul Taylor dancers for students from five Berkshire County schools on Thursday,…

Choreographer Elena Demyanenko and filmmaker Erika Mijlin offer a work-in-progress performance of their EMPAC commission Echo/Archive

Troy, NY — On Friday, October 6, choreographer-performer Elena Demyanenko and filmmaker Erika Mijlin will present a work-in-progress performance of their collaboration Echo/Archive at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The event begins at 7PM and is free and open to the public, however, capacity is limited so audience members are advised to arrive early. Elena Demyanenko is a Russian-born dancer and choreographer…