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September 2021

30
September

Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge

Directed by John Collins | Conceived by Greig Sargent | Elevator Repair Service
September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

ONLINE PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 2021 Streaming and online are FREE 24/7 Captured at the Alexander Kasser Theater May 26 and 27, 2021 The play depicts one of the greatest debates in modern history. - Philadelphia Inquirer In 1965, James Baldwin and William F. Buckley, Jr., were invited to the Cambridge University Union to debate the resolution “The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro.” The result was a provocative and profoundly insightful confrontation between Baldwin, one of the…

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October 2021

14
October

The Eye is the First Circle

Conceived, Directed, and Performed by Simone Dinnerstein
October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm

“Dinnerstein is an artist of strikingly original ideas and irrefutable integrity. These attributes, combined with elegance and grace, lend her music-making its captivating beauty.” — The Washington Post

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November 2021

4
November

Look Who’s Coming to Dinner

by Stefanie Batten Bland | Company SBB
November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Stephanie Batten Bland creates performance at the intersection of dance-theater and installation, questioning contemporary and historical cultural symbolism and the complexities of human relationships.

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December 2021

16
December

Fractales

By Cie Libertivore | Written and Choreographed by Fanny Soriano
December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2021 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on December 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm

Circus and danced movement induce a slow metamorphosis of humans and organic matter, as performers confront nature, accompany it, dodge it, collide and merge with it. Like fractals, nothing here has a beginning or an end, but is part of a continuum.

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February 2022

10
February

Strange Fruit

by Donald Byrd | Spectrum Dance Theater
February 10, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - April 7, 2022 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 12, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Strange Fruit tracks choreographer Donald Byrd’s feelings as a response to lynching and plays out as a series of dance/theater vignettes.

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March 2022

17
March

MOVEMENT

by Netta Yerushalmy
March 17, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 20, 2022 at 3:00 pm

MOVEMENT follows Yerushalmy’s most recent major work, Paramodernities, a six-part series generated through reverently and violently dissecting iconic modern choreographies.

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April 2022

21
April

Smashed2

by Gandini Juggling
April 21, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 22, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 23, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on April 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm

In Gandini Juggling’s hit Smashed, which made its U.S. Premiere at PEAK Performances, the manipulation of forbidden fruit shrewdly explored the strained relations between seven men and two women—and kindly flayed traditions of juggling and circus.

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May 2022

5
May

Hotel Paradiso

by Familie Flöz
May 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 7, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on May 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Using clowning, acrobatics, magic, and improvisation, Familie Flöz makes its highly anticipated U.S. debut after delighting European audiences for more than 20 years with captivating theatrical experiences.

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June 2022

9
June

Curriculum II

Bill T. Jones
June 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 10, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 11, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

The genesis of the series of works entitled Curriculum, presented by Bill T. Jones, came from the Cameroonian philosopher Achille Mbembe’s ideas around archive and curriculum.

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