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…

Mahaiwe Announces Fall and Winter Events


Highlights include John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special, and Thompson Square Duo Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Executive Director Beryl Jolly announces additions to the performing arts center’s fall and winter schedule, including John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special,…