Past Events

Niall Jones: Sis Minor, In Fall [World Premiere]

May 31 - June 3, 2018

Niall Jones assembles and lingers inside unreliably situated structures that engage [im]materiality, [in]visibility, and [dis]orientation. Sis Minor, In Fall stages an ongoing entanglement with the object of the body, hallucinatory presences, and the excess sustained in minor architectures.

Underground Theater | 7:30pm | $20

Alex Romania: KLUTZ [World Premiere]

May 9 - May 12, 2018

Led by choreographer and interdisciplinary artist Alex Romania, KLUTZ is an exploration of destabilizing nonsense on the sick state of the American psyche. Almost a basement-sci-fi-space-epic, this genre busting C-performance joins the pileup of hot consumer trash in the looming obsession with The End.

Abrons Playhouse | 8pm | $20

Mariangela Lopez: RAPHAEL [World Premiere]

May 2 - May 5, 2018 from 8:00pm

In an attempt to reveal the multilayered inner landscape of a performer, RAPHAEL presents the performance as an act of remembering, channeling, and invoking to produce the transcending instant of the “show.”

Experimental Theater | 8pm | $20

Best of LES Dance Showcase

April 21, 2018 from 6pm

For one night only, the Best of L.E.S. Dance Showcase brings people together to celebrate culture, community, and diversity through dance.

6pm | Abrons Playhouse | $5 suggested donation to benefit Henry Street’s Community Advisory Board

Open Call Audition

April 18, 2018

For Actors (age 9-15) of a new show created by Trusty Sidekick Theater Company

No experience necessary, just a desire to perform and learn!

The Festival of Japan: Drums + Dance

April 14, 2018 from 7 – 8:30pm

The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York presents The Festival of Japan: Drums + Dance, a collaborative dance performance between JFDINY’s own dance ensemble Minbuza, accompanied by world renowned traditional musicians from Japan including Sukeroku Taiko and Katsuhiro Chiba. Powerful taiko performances and vibrant Tsugaru Shamisen playing will be weaved throughout a full repertoire of a thousand years of folk dance, including the premieres of Onikenbai (demon masked sword dance from Iwate prefecture), Tsugaru Ohara Bushi and Tsugaru San Sagari (umbrella dances from Aomori prefecture).  The Festival of Japan: Drums + Dance celebrates the 25th anniversary of The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York. 

Abrons Playhouse | 7pm | $25

OpenICE: April 2018

April 12 - April 15, 2018 from 7:00pm

This spring, ICE continues its OpenICE program, an initiative focused on sharing the most essential elements of ICE’s working process – creation, collaboration, and performance – with a wider audience, through free concert and activity programming.

OpenICE: ICE and the Composers of NYU on April 12
OpenICE: ICE and the Composers of Columbia University on April 14
Not Art Records: Piano Music on April 15


NYC Podfest

April 6 - April 8, 2018

NYC Podfest’s official podcast selections feature some of the biggest names in popular culture, comedy, Broadway, film and television, along with spotlights on emerging artists that you won’t want to miss.

Eliza Bent: Aloha, Aloha, or When I Was Queen [World Premiere]

April 4 - April 21, 2018 from 8:00pm

Writer and performer Eliza Bent uses a home movie as a jumping off point to lead audiences on a journey that grapples with personal history, legacy, and cultural appropriation.

Experimental Theatre | 8pm | $20