Mark Dendy: Labyrinth

10/09/14 - 10/26/14

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy brings his signature wit, intense physicality, and searing social commentary to the Abrons in the premiere of Labyrinth, an autobiographically-inspired retelling of the Theseus myth. Dendy’s tragicomic dance-play explores a world of inner demons and redemption, by way of a midlife crisis.

DEAD CENTRE: LIPPY

10/15/14 - 11/02/14

Co-presented with the Irish Arts Centre. Playing with narrative form and discarding the whys and wherefores, Lippy was widely regarded as one of the most extraordinary works to come out of Ireland last year, from one of the country’s most exciting new companies, Dead Centre (Souvenir, (S)quark!).

NOW AND THEN: CYNTHIA CARR AND JOHN KELLY

10/28/14

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.

INFORMANCE SERIES | DANCE

10/28/14 - 10/30/14

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.

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

10/31/14 - 11/08/14

The Maids’ The Maids is a performance involving Jean Genet’s The Maids, two professional housekeepers, two professional actors, and a lot of Fritos.

Jaro Vinarský: ANIMALINSIDE

11/13/14 - 11/15/14

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.

Hodworks: Dawn

11/22/14 - 11/23/14

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.

biograph, last year was pretty/sh*tty

12/04/14 - 12/07/14

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?

Radio Ballet: The Nature of Love

12/05/14 - 12/06/14

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

Joey Arias: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/10/14 - 12/27/14

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.

AUNTS nieces nephews and grandparents

12/14/14

AUNTS nieces nephews and grandparents is about everybody dancing. This unique one-time performance party event will bring together seniors from the Lower East Side, teen dance students from Abrons Art Center, and the internationally-acclaimed artist group AUNTS.

The Civilians: Pretty Filthy

01/30/15 - 03/01/15

A story about trying to make a life and a living in an ever-changing world—a task that’s all the more complicated when your work is so intimately tied to customer “satisfaction.”

Mark Dendy: Labyrinth

10/09/14 - 10/26/14

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy brings his signature wit, intense physicality, and searing social commentary to the Abrons in the premiere of Labyrinth, an autobiographically-inspired retelling of the Theseus myth. Dendy’s tragicomic dance-play explores a world of inner demons and redemption, by way of a midlife crisis.

DEAD CENTRE: LIPPY

10/15/14 - 11/02/14

Co-presented with the Irish Arts Centre. Playing with narrative form and discarding the whys and wherefores, Lippy was widely regarded as one of the most extraordinary works to come out of Ireland last year, from one of the country’s most exciting new companies, Dead Centre (Souvenir, (S)quark!).

INFORMANCE SERIES | DANCE

10/28/14 - 10/30/14

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.

NOW AND THEN: CYNTHIA CARR AND JOHN KELLY

10/28/14

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.

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

10/31/14 - 11/08/14

The Maids’ The Maids is a performance involving Jean Genet’s The Maids, two professional housekeepers, two professional actors, and a lot of Fritos.

DEAD CENTRE: LIPPY

10/15/14 - 11/02/14

Co-presented with the Irish Arts Centre. Playing with narrative form and discarding the whys and wherefores, Lippy was widely regarded as one of the most extraordinary works to come out of Ireland last year, from one of the country’s most exciting new companies, Dead Centre (Souvenir, (S)quark!).

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

10/31/14 - 11/08/14

The Maids’ The Maids is a performance involving Jean Genet’s The Maids, two professional housekeepers, two professional actors, and a lot of Fritos.

Jaro Vinarský: ANIMALINSIDE

11/13/14 - 11/15/14

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.

Hodworks: Dawn

11/22/14 - 11/23/14

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.

biograph, last year was pretty/sh*tty

12/04/14 - 12/07/14

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?

Radio Ballet: The Nature of Love

12/05/14 - 12/06/14

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

Joey Arias: Christmas With the Crawfords

12/10/14 - 12/27/14

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.

AUNTS nieces nephews and grandparents

12/14/14

AUNTS nieces nephews and grandparents is about everybody dancing. This unique one-time performance party event will bring together seniors from the Lower East Side, teen dance students from Abrons Art Center, and the internationally-acclaimed artist group AUNTS.

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