Past Events

Music Student Platforms

December 10 through December 20, 2014

Platforms are student-centered performances that showcase artistic progress and provide a space for creative reflection.

Joey Arias: Christmas with the Crawfords

December 10 through December 27, 2014

Joey Arias joins up with San Francisco’s Artfull Circle Theatre to make NYC’s Yuletide ever so gay in this all-singing, all-dancing, holiday extravaganza.

Radioballett: The Nature of Love

December 5 through December 6, 2014

Making their American debut, Radiobalett presents the nature of Love, a choreographed fictionalization of the private and shared experiences of the performers.

Les Freres Corbusier: Here’s Hoover! The Historic Herbert Hoover 2014 Comeback Special

December 5 through December 21, 2014

After stewing for 80 years in political disgrace (and presumed death), Herbert Hoover takes the stage one more time to reclaim his legacy and save America in the process. Elvis Presley’s iconic 1968 “Comeback Special” serves as direct inspiration for Hoover’s own interactive, bad ass concert resurrection. Herbert’s tanned, rested, and ready to rock your balls off!

biograph, last year was pretty/sh*tty

December 4 through December 7, 2014

It turns out that “the good old days” are not so good anymore. Our innocence is missing, and in looking back we try to find what we lost on the way. Is it possible to create a nostalgia for the present?

Now and Then: Ursula Eagly + Jaamil Olawale Kosoko

November 25, 2014 from 7:00 PM

Now and Then is a reading series featuring performance texts (and texts about performance) from the past in conversation with current writings. Curated and hosted by Sarah Maxfield, each event includes two writer/ readers sharing a recent work as well as an older piece.

Hodworks: Dawn

November 22 through November 23, 2014 from 7:30 PM

A daring piece of radical research, the work demands an exceptionally high level of consciousness, strength, and sensitivity from the performers — just as is to be expected from the Hungarian choreographer Adrienn Hód.

1, This Useless Tool [This Folded Flower]

November 20 through November 22, 2014 from 8:00 PM

This project is part of Wey’s ongoing research regarding the following: asian american, asian, american, aesthetic, white, neutrality, internalized phobias, yoke, shoulders, masculinity, portrayal, girdle, bidgood, narcissus, athletic model guild, stasis, genet …

Jaro Vinarský: Animalinside

November 13 through November 15, 2014 from 8:00 PM

2013 Bessie Award winner Jaro Vinarský returns to Abrons with his newest duet, ANIMALINSIDE, a suite of poem-like stories, inspired by Hungarian novelist László Krasznahorkai and German painter Max Neumann’s book of the same title.

INformances Series | Theater

November 12, 2014 from 6:30 PM

INformances are student-centered group performances and exhibitions that showcase artistic progress and provide a space for creative reflection. All INformances are free and open to the public.