Past Events

Sister Sylvester: The Maids’ The Maids

October 31 - November 8, 2014 from 8:00 PM

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

INformance Series | Dance

October 30, 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.

Now and Then: Cynthia Carr and John Kelly

October 28, 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.

Content Clinic: Tarot

October 22, 2014 from 7:00 PM

Artists are continually inviting the influence of unexpected preoccupations into their practice. This two-session workshop beckons those with a curiosity, passion, and even obsession for tarot.

The Symptoms Discussion & Screening

October 21, 2014 from 7:00 PM

Learn more about The Symptoms at this special discussion and screening with Reka Szabo, the company’s artistic director.

Dead Centre: Lippy

October 15 - November 2, 2014

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!).

Hot Meet: Persian Goddesses and New AIRspace Residents

October 9, 2014 from 7:00 PM

Breaking down the wall between artist and viewer, Banayan will deliver the idea of food as gift and harmony via performance and celebration of her Persian heritage as it operates today.

Mark Dendy: Labyrinth

October 9, 2014

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.

Inspiration Exchange

October 5, 2014 from 4:30 PM

A playful, durational event bringing together artists from the UK and NYC to share things that have particularly inspired them. (Part of the Forest Fringe Festival, 2014.)