Thundering taiko drumming meets traditional Japanese dance as nearly thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage. It is one of the top-ranking taiko groups in Japan coming out of Japan’s top performing arts university.
The Emerging Choreographer Series (ECS) is a participatory mentoring program providing new or aspiring choreographers with tools to create, develop and premiere a new finished work. Thanks to the partnership between LPAC and Mare Nostrum Elements (MNE) participating choreographers receive up to 60 hours of free rehearsal space, artistic feedback from established choreographers, production and logistic consultations as well as weekly meetings to exchange ideas with fellow choreographers. Participants also receive financial aid to remunerate themselves, their dancers, cover the cost of costumes, props and other production expenses. The Program culminates in 2 fully produced performances on Feb. 22 and 23, 2016.
Combinado Argentino de Danza USA tour with shows and free dance classes at #LPAContheMAP this week!
Thursday 22 (all levels) at 6-7:30 pm
And Friday, October 23 (Advanced) 6-7:30 pm
Both classes will be held in Laguardia Commnuity College
For dance classes and performance info visit http://goo.gl/2zE5Sv
God Lives in Glass premieres at #LPAContheMAP this week!
Don’t miss the rewarding musical that examines the different views of God across cultures and religions, while also discovering our common grounds in the search for a deeper meaning in life.
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity is an interview-based theatre production by Ping Chong + Company and LaGuardia Performing Arts Center exploring the diverse experiences of Muslim communities within New York City.
Beyond Sacred Livestream
The goal of Beyond Sacred is to use theater and personal testimony to foster greater understanding among Muslim and non-Muslim communities in New York.
Written by Ping Chong and Sara Zatz, with Ryan Conarro in collaboration with the performers: Tiffany Yasmin Abdelghani, Ferdous Dehqan, Kadin Herring,
Amir Khafagy and Maha Syed.
The New York Times calls Beyond Sacred “a lesson in human understanding, drawn from real lives” and a “probing and persuasive new work of interview-based theater” –
Beyond Sacred was commissioned as part of LPAC’s 2014-15 Beyond Sacred season with the generous support of APAP and the Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grant.
See more at Howlround.com
Can’t get here to see Beyond Sacred live? View it by live stream through CultureHub 1:00 p.m. EDT /10:00 a.m. PDT