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Excitement Abounds at Dixon Place

Excitement Abounds at Dixon Place

Dates:

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 2:00pm

May 1-15th 2013

MAY 1-15, 2013 at DIXON PLACE
Dixon Place presents a World Premiere

No Need for Seduction

written & performed by
VICTORIA LIBERTORE
Victoria Libertore: No Need for Seduction
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS,
MAY 10 & 11, 17 & 18 and 24 & 25 at 7:30PM
 
Tickets: 5 (advance), 8 / 2 stu/sen & TDF (door)
Buy Tickets Online at Ovation  
PREVIEW ALERT: Check out Victoria's Q&A at nytheatre.com  

 

Our heroine has finally gotten her act together. She is on the romantic trip of a lifetime with the woman of her dreams... and she's on the verge of destroying it all. From Brooklyn to Bali, NNFS takes us to the edge of our darkest selves with audacity, humor and passion.  Directed & dramaturged by LEIGH FONDAKOWSKI. (more info) howlingvic.com and @VicLibertore and on Facebook.
estimated runtime: 75 minutes
The Lounge at Dixon Place: where friends meet!
The Lounge at Dixon Place is the only bar on the Lower East Side where every cocktail supports artists and their new work. As a non-profit theater with a liquor license, we serve the most imaginative drinks in the neighborhood! Give yourself time to hang out before a show-you can even take your drink into the theater! And since every drink you buy goes directly to support our artists, your intoxication is absolutely guilt-free!

So remember our lounge when you're out on the town. Celebrate your birthday or anniversary and support our cause. Drop in any night. You may catch free performances of music, comedy, poetry or burlesque. Our bartenders are the friendliest in town and will serve you right! Open evenings Monday thru Saturday.
 
Andrew Jordan Lounge, SPECIAL EVENT: Gallery Opening
Through MAY 6
ANDREW JORDAN
SEEKING STRANGERS (NYC)
Tickets: Free Admission

 

Taking a song about meeting strangers on the internet from Joseph Keckler's new piece, I am an Opera, as inspiration, Jordan sought to create a series of photographic portraits of real-life internet strangers quickly and collaboratively by stripping away the pressures and formalities of more normative social interactions. The exhibit runs through May 6 
 
Crossing Boundaries Dance
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 AT 7:30PM
PAMELA HERRON , ELENA DEMANYANKO, EINY AAM SPARKS, MOENO WAKAMATSU, AMOS PINHASI
CROSSING BOUNDARIES
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

Curator Marcia Monroe mixes different forms of expression and encourages artists to take risks and overcome limitations within their own art form. Pictured (from top): Moeno Wakamatsu and Einy Am.
 
Mark Dendy and Danielle Abrams Lounge, Music
TUESDAY, APRIL 30 AT 7:30PM
MARK DENDY & DANIELLE ABRAMS
EXPERIMENTS & DISORDERS
Tickets:

 

DP's long running literary series, curated by Christen Clifford and Tom Cole, presents a wide cultural and stylistic range of work, pairing boundary breaking established writers with emerging hotshots.

THIS MONTH: The OBIE and Bessie Award-winning Mark Dendy and Danielle Abrams, whose Jewish bubbies, tummlersand black Southern matriarchs reshuffle the bounds of class, race, gender and legacy. Get more on the E&D webpage
 
Performance, Music, Video, Visual Art
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 AT 7:30PM
NENE HUMPHREY
CIRCLING THE CENTER
Tickets: SOLD OUT 
 Nene Humphrey photo by Rudolf Costin
Neuroscience meets meditation in Circling the Center's visceral liturgy of sound, film, and live performance. circlingthecenter.com  
estimated runtime: 50 minutes
 
Hail to the V Lounge, Queer, Music, Comedy, Performance
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 AT 9:30PM
LILIANA VELASQUEZ, CHEWY MAY, & CAITLYN RODGERS
HAIL TO THE V, SOMETIMES NOT
Tickets: Free Admission

 

An eclectic group of musicians, performance art, & stand up comedy. Liliana, Chewy & Caitlyn, all tired of the negative, degrading view in comedy on women and the vagina, a place we all came out of. We don't care what your into male /female/ male/male, female/female come have fun celebrate life and love or the lack there of.
estimated runtime: 90-120 minutes
Nina Morrison photo by Jennifer Berklich Theater, Dance
THURSDAY, MAY 2 AT 7:30PM; FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT 10PM; SATURDAY, MAY 4 AT 7:30PM
NINA MORRISON
ARROW IN
Tickets: 5 (advance), 8 / 2 stu/sen & TDF (door)

A woman wakes up to find a transitional object in her bed. A devised work that has been in development since November 2011. We began with an investigation into safety vs. magic, the writings of child psychologist D.W. Winnicott and the story of Cupid and Psyche. ninamorrison.com
estimated runtime: 65 minutes
Gina Mobilio photo by Ryan GeigerLounge, Performance, Music, LGBTQ
THURSDAY, MAY 2 AT 7:30PM
GINA MOBILIO
RAZOR BEHAVIOR
Tickets: Free Admission

Songs off Gina's debut album, Razor Behavior. Inspired by theatre, pop and folk alike, Gina captivates her audience with bitter honesty and offers a guided tour through her life's scrapes and scraps with absolutely no filter. ginamobilio.com
estimated runtime: 45 minutes
 
SEAN EDWARD LEWIS New Cinema
THURSDAY, MAY 2 AT 10:00PM
SEAN EDWARD LEWIS
LOVE IS BLACK WATER
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

Psycho-sexual-surf. A death dream. A young beautiful woman caught in limbo in old Brooklyn... lilacco.wordpress.com
 
Puppetry, Theater
FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT 7:30PM
ZVI SAHAR
PUPPET BLOK!: SALT OF THE EARTH
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

Zvi Sahar Photo by Tom McDonaghCurated by Leslie Strongwater, Puppet BloK! promotes innovative storytelling and features new works of puppetry, animation, music, and other innovative styles of performance by emerging and established artists from the NYC area.

Salt of the Earth: A puppet, 56 chalk sketches and 1000lbs of salt tell the story of a novelist fleeing military coup in dystopian Israel. PuppetCinema.com 
 
CATAHOULA CAJUN BAND Lounge, Music
FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT 7:30PM
CATAHOULA CAJUN BAND
Tickets: Free Admission

While all the band members hail from north of the Mason-Dixon line, their love of toe-tappin' dance and traditional music inspired them to tackle the two-steps, waltzes, and Cajun-French lyrics of Acadiana.
 
SARA COOPER Lounge, Theater Reading
SATURDAY, MAY 4 AT 7:30PM
SARA COOPER
THINGS I LEFT ON LONG ISLAND
Tickets: Free Admission

A demi-autobiographical play about identity, genetics, and why we tell stories. When Marny fails out of adulthood and moves back home to Long Island, she is determined to uncover the truth of her dysfunctional family's origins by learning the secret story behind the family name. saracooper.weebly.com and noahhimmelstein.com
estimated runtime: 45 minutes
 
DJ JESUS Lounge, Music
TUESDAY, MAY 7 AT 7:30PM
DJ JESUS
THE VOICES OF THE BRAZILIAN PIANO
Tickets: Free Admission

The pianos in Brazil have a unique rhythm and sonority, which I will demonstrate in this small presentation. Hope you all will enjoy! See him on Facebook and YouTube
estimated runtime: 45 minutes
 
Bindlestiff Family Circus photo by Jim R. Moore Circus Arts
MONDAY, MAY 6 AT 7:30PM
BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS
BINDLESTIFF OPEN STAGE VARIETY SHOW
Tickets: 0 suggested donation

A first look at NYC's finest emerging variety and circus talents. To sign up e-mail Keith with "Open Stage" in the subject line and include a description of your act and the date(s) you are interested in performing.
 
Body Collider Dance, Theater
TUESDAY, MAY 7 AT 7:30PM
BODY COLLIDER DANCE
BARE KNUCKLE HIGH FASHION
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

Bare Knuckle High Fashion present a combination of elaborate, avant garde costumes and intensely athletic modern dance. bodycollider.tumblr.com 
Holly Hughes Performance, Special Event
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 & THURSDAY, MAY 9 AT 7:30PM
HOLLY HUGHES
THE WELL OF HORNINESS
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

Holly brings her famous and infamous Well of Horniness back to NYC for a thirtieth year anniversary production! A broad and campy romp featuring broads who were run out of camps, this sapphic spectacle is the unholy love child of Radcliffe Hall on acid and Charles Ludlam on estrogen. The play, first performed at the WOW Cafe featuring Peggy Shaw, Deb Margolin, Carmelita Tropicana, Sharon Jane Smith, Moe Angelos, Lois Weaver and Holly Hughes has been had numerous productions every year since its premiere, some times to acclaim, like winning the People's Choice at the Orlando Fringe Festival - a distinction I've decided to interpret as an honor - and sometimes to outrage - as when it was banned in 2009 at the College of Staten Island.

On May 8, we'll have special guest appearances by Erin Markey, Joseph Keckler and Pat Oleszko.
MargOH Channing photo by Jeff Catlowshea Lounge, Music, Comedy, Queer
SATURDAY, MAY 11 AT 7:30PM
MARGOH CHANNING
MARGOH! SINGS THE BOOZE
Tickets: suggested donation

MargOH! Channing is back! Come, drink up as she sings the Booze margohchanning.blogspot.com
estimated runtime: 60 minutes
Spark Dance, Performance
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MAY 10 & 11 AT 10:00PM
SPARK MOVEMENT COLLECTIVE
EAVESDROPPED
Tickets: 5 (advance), 0 (door)

 

An evening-length dance performance that dives head first into the quirky things that people say when they think no one is paying attention. Artistic Director Chelsea Koenig and Spark partner up with graphic designer Bennett Beckenstein, composer Bryan Teoh, and musical artist RobertCop for a multi-faceted show.
Performance Art, Theater, Dance, Music, Media, Robotics
MONDAY, MAY 13 AT 7:30PM
LITTLE THEATRE
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)
Little Theatre
The OBIE-winning cutting-edge series (theater, dance, music, performance art, media, robotics, animals -- serious fun). Curated by Scott Adkins, Rob Erickson, Jeff Jones, Tina Satter & Normandy Sherwood. Featuring work by Joshua William Gelb, Young Jean Lee & Mogan Gould, Claire Moodey and Joseph Silovsky.
 
Dance 
TUESDAY, MAY 14 AT 7:30PM
NOOPUR SINGHA, TAMARA WILLIAMS, ESME BOYCE, AUSTIN SELDIN & SARAH KONNER
UNDER EXPOSED
Tickets: 2 (advance), 5 / 0 stu/sen & TDF (door)

 

NOOPUR SINGHACurated by Doug Post, this series provides an opportunity for choreographers who are either beginning or evolving in their careers. Under Exposed presents work by choreographers who are not often given the opportunity to show work in larger venues which demand more "finished" visions.

Featured this month: Noopur Singha (pictured), Tamara Williams, Esme Boyce, Austin Seldin & Sarah Konner.
 
Mariann Aalda Photo by Imani Lounge, Comedy, Performance, Art
TUESDAY, MAY 14 AT 7:30PM
MARIANN AALDA
OCCUPY YOUR VAGINA: THE SEXISTENTIAL COMEDY
Tickets: Free Admission

In this sex-istential comedy, audience members of all sexual persuasions are pseudo-participants in an orientation for a M.O.I.S.T. (Multiple Orgasm Institute for Sexual Transformation) training seminar conducted by Adult Sex-Ed Evangelist and Mojo Motivator, Ginger Peechee-Keane. OY-Va.com

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