+ Add An Event

Advertise With Us

Make an impression — place an ad on The Dance Enthusiast and receive thousands of eyes on your work every week. Learn more

Contribute

Your support helps us cover dance in New York City and beyond! Donate now.

Raja Feather Kelly’s HYSTERIA Summer 2021 PINK AMBITION International Tour

Raja Feather Kelly’s HYSTERIA Summer 2021 PINK AMBITION International Tour

Company:

New York Live Arts and Raja Feather Kelly

Location:

Live Arts’ Ford Foundation Live Gallery

Dates:

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:00pm
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 8:30pm
Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 8:30pm

Tickets:

newyorklivearts.org

Company:
New York Live Arts and Raja Feather Kelly

THE PINK AMBITION TOUR

New York Live Arts and Raja Feather Kelly present Raja Feather Kelly’s HYSTERIA Summer 2021 PINK AMBITION International Tour, kicking off with a socially distanced live remount in Live Arts’ Ford Foundation Live Gallery April 8-10 2021.

Commissioned by Live Arts, Kelly’s solo dance, theater, visual performance and installation will reach 7 cities in 7 months. Co-presenters and tour locations include: On the Boards in Seattle, WA; Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH; Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, ME; ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival in Vienna, Austria (Live Performance); and The Time-Based Art Festival at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art in Portland, OR. 

In Raja Feather Kelly’s HYSTERIA, Kelly continues his study of pop culture and its displacement of queer Black subjectivity. Picking up where his 2018 performance, UGLY, left off, Kelly resituates himself as a glamourous, extraterrestrial entity—both alien to the world and wholly consuming its pop cultural byproducts. HYSTERIA marks the collapse of fiction into fact, tracking the subsequent inner turmoil, confusion, and mania that Kelly sets out to exorcise. 
 
Raja Feather Kelly’s HYSTERIA is choreographed, directed and performed by Raja Feather Kelly, with video by Laura Snow with Kelly, photography by Kate Enman, sound by Raja Feather Kelly and Remy Kurs, and cinematography by Laura Snow with CJ Ferroni. Set and prop design is by Kelly with Enman and lighting design is by Tuce Yusak. Corresponding interactive large scale installation created in December 2020 specifically for Live Arts’ lobby wall under the same title remains on view anytime from outside and will be open to the public for indoor viewing prior to the April performances starting at 2pm EDT. 

HYSTERIA was commissioned by and originally presented by New York Live Arts as part of the Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist Program with lead support from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on December 11, 2020.
 

Share Your Audience Review. Your Words Are Valuable to Dance.
Are you going to see this show, or have you seen it? Share "your" review here on The Dance Enthusiast. Your words are valuable. They help artists, educate audiences, and support the dance field in general. There is no need to be a professional critic. Just click through to our Audience Review Section and you will have the option to write free-form, or answer our helpful Enthusiast Review Questionnaire, or if you feel creative, even write a haiku review. So join the conversation.

Share Your Audience Review.


+ Add An Event