Maura interviews Dorothée Munyaneza. Her “Unwanted” has its New York premiere at Baryshnikov Arts Center TONIGHT (September 21-22). Her “Samedi Détente” at Under the Radar Festival in early 2016 ripped open the wounds of the genocide in Rwanda. With “Unwanted,” she explores the physical and mental repercussions of rape used as an instrument of war.
Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance (Cumbe) returns to Brooklyn with a new home at RestorationART. Maura interviews Jimena Martinez, Cumbe’s Executive Director.
Maura talks to Maria about her upcoming premiere of “dying and dying and dying” at Gibney Dance Center this week.
An effective seduction, there is enough truth in the tall tales to keep us believing and bound to the ride.
In these perilous, challenging and unpredictable times in our country and in the world, we can look to the performing arts for some clues as to how we might respond and continue to live our lives with vigilance, and hopefully a modicum of wisdom, to
George Emilio Sanchez offers a rumination on Culturebot’s Maura Donohue’s recent work at La MaMa
Wily, genre-busting Will Rawls collaborates with poetic genius, Claudia Rankine, for their premire of “What Remains” at The Fisher Center for Performing Arts at Bard College.
Okwui Okpokwasili. Multiple Bessie Award-winning performer and maker. NYLA’s Stryker/Ranjelovic Resident Commissioned Artist. Mother. Human. Electromagnetic Force. She premieres her newest cross-disciplinary work “Poor People’s TV Room” this week.
3 shows from this past week: Edisa Weeks curates at 92nd St. Y Fridays at Noon, Stephen Petronio’s 3rd season of Bloodlines, and Gibney’s emerging artist program
Someday, if the Earth survives this oligarchy’s drive to suck the life out of her and us, historians, archivists, and survivors will share stories of the work being made in “this era.” 1 Panel & 2 shows.
Rupture This: Artists Co-Creating Real Equity, Create NYC, Eiko, The Bureau for the Future of Choreography
2 workshops, 2 shows – White Organizational Cultures, Equity, Eiko and the Senate
Aynsley premieres “And” at Abrons on 3/30. “And” is an evening-length solo performance/monologue using experimental literary devices to create a series of live essays that hold multiple truths.