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Alexander Kasser Theater

1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States
(973) 655-5112

February 2019

When Angels Fall Peak Performances
9
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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March 2019

28
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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29
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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30
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 29, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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31
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 29, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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April 2019

6
April
$30

With Haochen Zhang, piano

Shanghai Quartet

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Since his gold medal win at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009, 27-year-old Chinese pianist Haochen Zhang has captivated audiences with his deep musical sensitivity, fearless imagination, and spectacular virtuosity. In 2017, he received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and in 2018, he made his Carnegie Hall solo recital debut. Zhang joins the Shanghai Quartet for Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Bright Sheng’s Dance Capriccio and the Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34. Don’t miss this “fiery…

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11
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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12
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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20
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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21
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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May 2019

9
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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10
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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11
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 10, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

Find out more
12
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair,07043United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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