Performance of "An Afternoon With Gin," a full production featuring the company's newest works including "The Teller," "UnChain," "The Core" and "Dear Mr. Cooper" as part of the Atlas Intersections Festival.
Camille A. Brown & Dancers present "Mr. Tol E. RAncE," a piece inspired by the Spike Lee film, "Bamboozled" that explores the sustained racial archetypes of black performers while celebrating their tenacity and perseverance.
Sound designer Frank van der Weij joins violinist, vocalist and punk-rock bassist Monica Germino in a concert that features "electroacoustic innovations" of compositions by Louis Andriessen, Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon and more. Part of Andriessen75. At the Lang Theatre.
A concert featuring works by some of Andriessen's American proteges, including David Lang and Julia Wolfe, as well as the D.C. premiere of "Life," a piece composed for the Bang on a Can All-Stars. At the Lang Theatre.
Abraham and his company "Abraham.in.Motion" perform "Live! The Realest MC," an investigation of gender roles in the black community and the quest for acceptance in the world of hip-hop celebrity inspired by Pinocchio's plight to be a "real boy."
"Live! The Realest MC," a new ensemble dance work inspired by the duality of Pinocchio's plight to be a "real boy," investigates gender roles in the black community and societal perspectives on the quest for acceptance in the world of hip hop celebrity.
Myers and Dancers introduce "Einstein's Happiest Thought," a multidisciplinary piece exploring sensations born of risk and anticipation and inspired by Myers' struggle with a fear of heights while attending New York Trapeze School.
The center includes a studio for Joy of Motion Dance Center and serves as the home of African Continuum Theatre, a professional black theater company. Atlas Arts Partners will offer classes in dance, acting, music and creative writing. Small-scale productions in the lab theaters are planned to complement major offerings in the larger theaters.
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