Dude, I’m Getting An Award

Join BAX on May 5, 2011, 7:30 pm as they celebrate 20 years of arts and artists in progress at the Prospect Park Picnic House for the BAX 20th Birthday Celebration. (RESERVE HERE)

hosted by
George Emilio Sánchez & Christalyn Wright

performances by
Famous Accordion Orchestra
Mike Albo
Faye Driscoll
BAXco Youth Dance Company
(performing choreography by Nami Yamamoto)
Drew Petersen
and more…

BAX Arts and Artists in Progress Awards

Awardees have revealed and transformed our creative world. By instigating and enduring change they have deepened the definition of their field and paved the way for others.
The PASSING IT ON AWARD creates a complete cycle where a panel of peers chooses the awardees and the awardees choose someone who demonstrates some of the same qualities that they, themselves, were chosen for.

awards presented by
Marya Warshaw – Founder & Executive Director, BAX

artist award
Gus Solomons jr – choreographer and co-founder, PARADIGM
passing it on to Malcolm Jason Low

arts educator award
Terry Greiss – Co-Founder & Executive Director, Irondale Ensemble Project
passing it on to Leese Walker

arts manager award
Leslie Strongwater – Associate Artistic Director, Dixon Place
passing it on to Andy Horwitz

honorary award
Long standing theater/dance partnership between the Brooklyn New School (BNS)
and BAX, with José Joaquín García as lead teaching artist


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