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La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival Continues! Plus a group show in the Galleria‏

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival Continues! Plus a group show in the Galleria‏


La MaMa Moves!


Ellen Stewart Theatre, NYC


Friday, May 16, 2014 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 4:00pm


Tickets starting at $10

La MaMa Moves!


Les Communs
La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

May 16 – May 18
Fri – Sat – 7:30 pm / Sun – 4pm
Ellen Stewart Theatre

"...this former Merce Cunningham dancer—a powerhouse and a truly electric stage presence—performs his new collaborative duet, “Les Communs,” at La MaMa. A collaboration about collaboration..."

- The New Yorker
Choreography By Cedric Andrieux & Christophe Ives
Here they are, on an island. In fact, they have to build this island from scratch.  They’ve known each other for a long time, they’ve never lost touch, but now something else is in play. They have to meet again, as if it was the first time. They need to show the other what sort of trace they leave behind, to erase it, to draw it one more time.  What is at stake for them is to find a common ground, to invent their own way of being together.

Tickets starting at $10

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part of DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas.  www.frenchculture.org/DANSE


Shared Evening:
Yoshiko Chuma and Rebecca Lazier

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival
May 15 – May 18
Thurs – Sun – 7:30pm
First Floor Theatre

How To Deliver An Afghan Hat
Π = 3.14…Endless Peripheral Border Cont…

Concept, Design, Direction By Yoshiko Chuma
The School Of Hard Knocks

Kit Fitzgerald (video paintings/animations), Christopher McIntyre (sound score composition), Miriam Parker (interviewer/dance) with Chris Chochrane, Rebeca Medina, and surprise guests.

Performers interact, but not directly – a parallel to incidents of our life experience and a metaphor for “endless, continuous circles of life and war.” Mountains of correspondence, a nightmare of miscommunications, frayed emotions, botched promises, excuses, and cultural challenges, pinpointing the most important experiences and emotions of how the audience perceives and understands the results of war and why.


There Might Be Others

Choreography By Rebecca Lazier in collaboration with the performers

There Might Be Others is loosely based on the aleatoric score and performer instructions for Terry Riley’s In C.  Dancers begin with 21 set movement modules and follow a set of rules to compose the piece in performance.  Performers include Sernaz Demirel, Pierre Guilbault, Cori Kresge, Vincent McCloskey, Christopher Ralph, Anna Schon and Tan Temal. No two performances will be the same.

Tickets starting at $10
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Particular Mysteries: A Dance Cabaret
La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

May 16 – May 18
Fri & Sat at 10pm & Sun – 5:30pm
The Club

Shared Program: Elena Demyanenko, Dai Jian, Emmanuelle Huynh, Ellen Fisher, Kia Labeija

A program of short works which particularly lend themselves to a cabaret setting.  The flowing, loose-limbed, technically rigorous movement vocabulary of Elena Demyanenko and Dai Jian, both distinguished alumni of the Trisha Brown Dance Company; the angular, mysterious, sensually delightful dance-theater of veteran choreographer Ellen Fisher; the physically arresting presence of Kia Labeija, who conjures the singular history of the House of Labeija and its iconic scenes of performance, nightlife, fantasy, and community; and the sly, mischievous evocation of cabaret performer Dalida, a popular icon of the 1960s, deliciously embodied by French-Vietnamese choreographer/performer Emmanuelle Huynh (Part of Danse: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas).

Tickets starting at $10

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La MaMa Galleria: Still Life With

May 9 - June 1, 2014
Wed - Sun 1:30pm to 7:30pm
Opening Reception: Friday May 9th, 6 - 9pm


La MaMa’s upcoming exhibition, Still Life With, explores the affinities and unique divergences in the artistic practices of three artists: Nicole Cherubini, Adriana Farmiga, and Erica Svec. The exhibition was initiated by this group of artist-friends, and further developed in conversation with curator Dean Daderko. Their works in ceramic, painting, drawing, and sculpture embrace hybrid forms for their oddity, fluidity, and humor.

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La MaMa Kids - Family Play Date

Saturday, May 17 at 11am
La MaMa

Hosted by Richard Ebihara & Perry Yung
Join the SLANT Performance Group as they weave their magical humor through La MaMa’s Family Playdate – a fun-filled cabaret performed with members of the Great Jones Repertory Company. Embracing dance, music and theatre, this is a unique event for the whole family.

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