EMPAC Presents the Premiere of “echo/archive”

Troy, NY — On Friday, March 2, the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will present the world premiere of echo/archive, a performance collaboration between choreographer Elena Demyanenko and filmmaker Erika Mijlin. Developed over the past year at EMPAC, echo/archive combines live dance with live and pre-recorded video to reflect the layers of memory and heritage that exist in each human body. Elena…

PS21 Announces 2018 Spring Schedule of Events And Opening of New State-of-the-Art Black Box Theater

[CHATHAM, NY] – PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century announces their Spring 2018 Program of dance and live theater. Marking the inauguration of the new state-of-the-art black box theater will be a festive opening and dance performance by Caleb Teicher and Nic Gareiss. Other season highlights include three live theater productions: a staged reading…

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…