Mahaiwe Presents Pilobolus

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present acclaimed dance theater troupe Pilobolus on February 8 and 9, 2019. Tickets go on sale to Mahaiwe members on Thursday, October 25 at 12 noon and to the general public on Thursday, November 1 at 12 noon. “We can’t wait to welcome back one of the most…

Artist Wu Tsang wins 2018 MacArthur Fellowship in Advance of Premiere at EMPAC 10YEARS

Sudden Rise is an EMPAC-commissioned performance by the collaborative ensemble Moved by the Motion (Wu Tsang, boychild, Josh Johnson, Patrick Belaga, and Asma Maroof) TROY, NY—Artist Wu Tsang has been named a 2018 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. Working in residence at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute…

EMPAC Announces Full Lineup for 10YEARS Celebration October 11-13, 2018

Featuring premieres by Wu Tsang and boychild, Yara Travieso, Maria Hassabi, Isabelle Pauwels, and performances by Formosa Quartet, International Contemporary Ensemble, Trajal Harrell, and more TROY, NY—The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will celebrate a decade of adventurous programming at the intersection of art, science, and…

Request for Proposals: Eggtooth Productions Radical Interconnectedness Festival

Request for Proposals Eggtooth Productions Radical Interconnectedness Festival Turners Falls, MA April 26, 27, 2019 We are seeking proposals from artists to address the concerns of marginalized communities. We invite stories that engage issues of race, age, gender, religion, economic class, and those aspects of cultural identity that have been suppressed. We seek a wide…

Mary Armentrout Dance Theater opens EMPAC’s 10th-Anniversary Season with Listening Creates an Opening

The performance will take its audience to six different performance sites from the Rensselaer campus and EMPAC through downtown Troy to the Hudson River LISTENING CREATES AN OPENING Mary Armentrout Dance Theater September 12-15, 5:30PM Tickets: $18, $13 seniors and students, $6 RPI students TROY, NY—The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center…

Northeast Ballet Company Nutcracker Auditions 2018 

Northeast Ballet Company Nutcracker Auditions 2018 Auditions will be held on September 8, 2018. Auditions will be held at Proctors Theater CHILDREN MUST BE AGE 5 on September 8 to audition and be considered for a role. 12:00 – 1:00 pm Children Roles (ages 5-8) 1:00 – 2:30 pm Children Roles (ages 9-12) 2:30 – 3:30…

Northeast Ballet Company Seeking Performers for 2018 Nutcracker Season.

Northeast Ballet Company seeking performers for 2018 Nutcracker Season. Seeking: Performers play various roles: Act 1; Party Guests, Young soldiers, Small and Large mice, Act 2; Variations. *Ballet experience required Some paid positions available for advanced principal ballet performers. Performers of all ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend. Auditions: Saturday, September 8,…