Monthly Archives: June 2005

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The Return of the Creative Producer

“So many of the shows that I was able to do would never have been done under the current system,” Mr. Prince said. “Because we weren’t taking the pulse of the audience, and we weren’t checking box-office demographics. We were doing ‘West Side Story.’ And

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DTW’s New Fresh Tracks Program

Committed to providing platforms in both creation and presentation, Dance Theater Workshop has revamped their longest running series of new dance and performance to create The Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program. This fall, DTW will hold auditions to select six choreographers for a year-long

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The HOT! Festival

HOT! Dixon Place’s 14th Annual NYC Celebration of Queer Culture Theatre, Dance, Music, Performance Art, Literature & Homoeroticism for the Whole Family runs form JUNE 29 – AUGUST 29, 2005(Eight Weeks, 48 Nights, 108 Artists & You!) HOT! is the popular annual summer festival that

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2005 Asunci�n Play Readings

Pregones Theater presents the 2005 Asunción Play Readings. Asunción showcases the work of Latino playwrights exploring issues of difference and transformation at the limits of queer identity. The project especially seeks works that challenge normative assumptions about gender and sexuality. With this initiative Pregones Theater

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Hey Kid, Wanna Be In Pictures?

Hey! Are You Asian? Wanna Be in Pictures? You could be in The Fast and The Furious III. Come on, I know you’re sick and tired of downtown theater – you wanna make it big on the silver screen and blow stuff up and drive

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Talking about Outside/Input

Culturebot contributor Katherine Steinberg is a writer based in New York. Among the promises of the Outside/Input program at the Ontological Hysterical Theater is a “stimulating laboratory environment.” My interest was piqued. I was lucky enough to get an inside look at the program by

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Copy Cats

Well, I guess it is not totally inconceivable that they came up with it on their own. The SF Chronicle Online started something called CultureBlog.

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Sarah Michelson sees Daylight

Sarah Michelson’s new work Daylight debuted on Wednesday at P.S. 122 and got a great review in the NY TIMES. The show continues until June 26th. More info available here.

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Falling Down

“That’s why performance art is invariably so lousy – it spits in the face of honest human reaction, all those trust fund frauds locking themselves in a bathroom and claiming it is in solidarity with actual prisoners who don’t have Guggenheim fellowships.“ So says columnist

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Sarah Michelson Returns

Sarah Michelson DAYLIGHT After postponing her January engagement at P.S. 122 due to injury, acclaimed choreographer Sarah Michelson returns to New York on Wednesday, June 15th to premiere her new piece DAYLIGHT, a quartet to live music in the upstairs room of P.S. 122. Read

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Dance Conversations Request for Proposals

Dance Conversations at The Flea The Flea Theater, NYC Curated by Nina Winthrop October 2005 through May 2006 Proposal Deadline: July 29, 2005 Proposals are now being accepted for Dance Conversations at The Flea, a free monthly series at The Flea Theater, curated by Nina

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MCC Finally Has His Way With Women

MCC (finally) Has His Way (with Women) An Evening of Comedy to benefit The Nicole duFresne Memorial Scholarship Fund Saturday, June 18th at 7 p.m. at Galapagos 70 n. 6th street in williamsburg On this night of comedy, MCC will be joined by some of