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This Week In the Theater: Three Shows!

This Week In the Theater: Three Shows!


Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 4:30am

Dance New Amsterdam


UPDATE: DNA Must Raise 50,000 Before October 9



We have 0,000 so far. Your donation of .99 will help us reach the goal of 00,000! 


We've  raised 0,000, and Joffrey Ballet School has joined our team as a permanent renter! In addition, we have received substantial donations from corporations, including Guggenheim Partners.  This has helped push out timeline to October 9. By giving .99, you can contribute to DNA's sustainability. We have 00,000 more to raise and your donation of .99 will help DNA sustain its programs and services to the field, keeping faculty and artists dancing.


Donation Perks:

Remember, if you give (or have already given) 00 or more, you'll receive two FREE tickets to a DNA show of your choosing this season! Additionally, you can now give monthly: Sign up to give 0 a month or more and get a FREE DNA Membership! Email Mari Meade Montoya to claim your perks!        


The DNA community can survive. 


tough cookie

October 4 & 5

THURS & FRI at 7:30pm


Tickets: 7 general, 2 DNA members, 4 students/seniors, 2 advance


*There will be an opening reception at 6:30pm on October 4. There will be a post show discussion directly following the October 4 performance.



This season's RAW Material artists are:

Tough Cookie Dance/Michael Philip Richman and Josselyn Levinson-Dustin

Ashley Brown

Hadley Smith

Kellie Lynch and Tara Lee Burns

Anna Marie Shogren

Abby Zbikowski/the new utility


This season's artistic advisor is Yanira Castro.


photo by Roberto Araujo Photography


neal medlyn

curated by Neal Medlyn

October 5 & 6

FRI & SAT at 10:00pm


Tickets: 7 general, 2 DNA members, 4 students/seniors, 2 advance


*There will be receptions at 9:00pm on October 5 & 6. 


It's Like We Are Infiltrators Part II
Conceived by Neal Medlyn


Also featuring work by:

DJ Duo Team Company LLC
Farris Craddock
Carmine Covelli
Eleanor Hullihan


photo by Alan Ligarski



Double Feature Friday


Come to DNA this Friday for RAW Material AND LateNite curated by Neal Medlyn. Enjoy both shows for just 0! Tickets are available at the box office only, so make sure to come early to grab your tickets. We promise, wine will be served between shows!



curated by Michael Bodel

October 7

SUN at 7:00pm




FRAMEWORKS is an ongoing series providing a vital stage for excellent new works of choreography for the camera. Films are selected from down the street and across the ocean and submission is free.


This year's films are:

TransitJeffrey Curtis, Greg Catellier

Scout HutJennie MaryTai Liu

ChromaJeremy Moss

The Eye of the BeholderAzure Productions

ErrancesAudrey Bergeron and The Broke Lab

Bloodlines (WORLD PREMIERE); Charli Brissey / Maeko Project

KneadDisa (Malin Sandberg and Anton Wretling)


Photo by Justyna CaliAska from "InSide" by Anna Zuzanna BAaszczyk. American Premiere at FRAMEWORKS, Spring 2012



DNA is looking for ushers to help at DNA PRESENTS performances! Prepare programs, take tickets, and help people to their seats. Email Isabella Hreljanovic, Head House Manager, for more information. Compensation is one discounted class per hour worked OR stay and see the show for free! 

Also Happening at DNA:
BIG Music LOUD Dance: 

A Workshop with 

Kendra Portier and Kyle Olson
kendra portier
October 10
6:00 - 8:00pm
DNA Theater

Knock your own socks off via sweat flingin', soul soarin', inspiration havin', imagination tonin', dance time gettin' good-time workshop with Kendra Portier and musical accompanist Kyle Olson, who uses electronics and percussion to create soundscapes of clangs swoops and hums and tones; clings and bloops and drones.

This is gonna be a late night, live music dance class committed to luminous and voluminous movements designed to simply spark your joy and siphon your magic moves. All proceeds benefit DNA and the artists to further the creation and implementation of new and exciting work.


Pre-Register by October 8 and get a "Kendra Class Hitz Mixtape" (which is actually on a CD). Space is limited.


To register, contact the DNA Front Desk at 212.625.8369 x200.


You also see Kendra in DNA PRESENTS SPLICE, November 30 - December 8. More info and tickets here

Save the Date: Dance for DNA

October 20



Join us for Dance for DNA, a fundraising and visibility event for our amazing community. Enjoy pop-up performances, dance classes, a dance party, silent auctions, and snacks throughout the day. 


If there was ever a time to take a class at DNA, and bring all your friends with you, this is the day!


Interested in performing? Click hereStay tuned for more details. 


Don't forget about DNA's daily classes in:


Modern . Contemporary . Simonson Technique . Cunningham Technique . Gaga . Ballet . Floor Barre . Hip Hop 

Social Dance . Yoga . Pilates . Thai Massage and more!


For a full class schedule, click here

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