Renowned for integrating Irish culture within its choreography, Darrah Carr Dance blends Irish music, step dance footwork, and spatial patterns to create high energy, rhythmically based work that is accessible to a broad audience.
DDD promotes the appreciation and critical understanding of dance by realizing the creation of new works by choreographer David Dorfman and his artistic collaborators. In advocating his mission “to get the whole world dancing,” Dorfman’s work has enjoyed broad and diverse audiences nationally and internationally.
Philip Johnson designed this 2,800-seat theater, which is home to the New York City Ballet.
Dixon Place, an incubator for performing and literary artists since 1986, is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of dance, theater, music, puppetry, literature, performance, and visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 700 artists each year, this local haven inspires and encourages diverse artists of all stripes and callings to take risks and push personal and professional limits.
In its commitment to bringing contemporary work to the public and to building appreciation for the performing and visual arts, the company adheres to high standards of innovation and collaboration, frequently working hand-in-hand with visual and theatrical artists and composers from the beginning of the creative process.
DAC is a non-profit organization and our mission is to promote public appreciation for historical, contemporary and progressive arts. Currently, DAC does this through its singular program, KHORIKOS, an a cappella ensemble that enlists musicians from the New York City area who are professionally and passionately dedicated to cultivating distinctive interpretations of musical works ranging from medieval polyphony to contemporary sound sculpture.
The company performs the work of Doug Varone and has its New York City season at the Joyce Theater.
Downtown Art works with teen artists to create original theater, music and performance events and to champion the capacities of young people.
In 2010, the inaugural Dream Up Festival offered 25 shows consisting of 23 World Premieres and 2 American Premieres. The festival had reviewers from NY Times, NY Press, Show business Weekly, the Advocate, NYTheatre.com and others. Theater for the New City will present a lineup of wide-ranging and original 24 theatrical visions embracing drama, poetry, music, and dance from August 17 2014-September 7, 2014.
Duo Multicultural Arts Center (DMAC), located in the heart of the East Village, has a rich and diverse history. Originally built in 1889, the space has hosted numerous endeavors by notable artists, including John Philip Sousa and Andy Warhol.