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Highlights: PICA’s TBA Festival Sept 10-20, 2015 (Portland, Or)

PICA’s annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) draws artists from across the country and around the globe for a convergence of contemporary performance and visual art. Installations and live performances fill out theaters, temporary galleries, and unexpected public spaces throughout Portland, activating the city with art and energy. From morning workshops to afternoon salons and talks, to evening shows and late-night happenings, TBA is an all-hours forum for new ideas and experiences. More information and tickets on the PICA Website. [divider] ALESSANDRO SCIARRONI FOLK-S, Will you still love me tomorrow? (US Premiere) Portland State University (PSU) Lincoln Performance Hall 1620 SW Park Portland, OR 97201Fri, Sept 11, 8:30 PM Sat, Sept 12, 8:30 PM Lauded Italian choreographer and theatre dire...

Highlights: Next Festival Nov 11-30, 2013 (12 cities in the Eurometropolis)

32 international dance and theatre productions 59 showings 36 free buses trough the region 2 exhibitions 3 debates 12 cities in the Eurometropolis Full Festival and Listings at http://www.nextfestival.eu   Marzo Dewey Dell, Kuro Tanino & Yuichi Yokoyama Italy / Japan March. The month of war. Winter is pining away and the violence of spring makes a grab for power. On a far planet there are people who live in an immense crater. Its walls are crumbling. Its dimensions are immeasurable. People look like microbes under the searching eye of a microscope. They live a tragedy full of hostility, which originated millions of years ago and has reached its full growth. From planet earth we are watching them. A vast space separates us. Time is swelling. If they could see us, we would seem noth...

Highlights: FI:AF’s Crossing The Line Festival (NYC)

Crossing the Line is the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s annual fall festival presenting interdisciplinary works and performances in New York. The festival explores the dialogue between artist and public, and examines how artists help re-imagine the world as critical thinkers and catalysts for social evolution. This year, over twenty-five days (September 19–October 13), the festival’s seventh edition, offers New Yorkers a chance to engage with the work and imagination of seventeen extraordinary international artists, several presenting their work and ideas in New York for the first time. (source – CTL Website) Nature Theater of Oklahoma  Life and Times: Episodes 4.5 & 5 Fri &Sat, Sept 20 & 21 at 8pm  FIAF, Florence Gould Hall Both episodes will be prese...

Highlights: Tanz im August 2013 (Berlin)

 Tanz im August celebrates its 25th anniversary this year from August 16th – 31st, 2013 . The festival presents the current state of affairs in the international contemporary dance scene with a focus on  contextual and aesthetic perspectives of the artists presented. At various venues in Berlin, the outstanding choreographers and companies are presented as well as exciting young unknowns with potential for further development. Below are a few of Contemporary Performances Networks highlights including one of our members Choy Ka Fai (SG). Trisha Brown Dance Company (US) Early Works Trisha Brown became a protagonist of postmodern dance with her dance miniatures. One goal of her minimalist works from the early 1970s onward was to create pure motion – neutral, free of associations, neithe...

HIghlights: MEIN HERZ drodesera XXXIII 26 July – 03 August 2013 (Centrale Fies, Dro, IT)

MEIN HERZ drodesera XXXIII 26 July – 03 August 2013 Centrale Fies, Dro, IT About Centrale Fies Centrale Fies is a center for the creation and production of contemporary art including performing art, exhibit, site specific, video and any form of live performance and of events such as festivals, exposition and, shows; but also a very unique location equipped to host corporate meetings, round-table conferences and workshops. All of this within a still functional hydroelectric center which never stops generating energy. Thus, Centrale Fies is both a physical location, capable of transforming itself as needed, and a concrete and ideal project for the development of artistic pursuits. Centrale Fies remains at the complete disposition of the productions and circulation of art, in agreed-upo...

Highlights: ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 (Vienna, Austria)

ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 11.7.2013 – 11.8.2013 Vienna, Austria What does an over-sized blue elephant and an Oscar winner have in common? How does a contemporary “Schuhplattler“ open new perspectives on folk dance? Who sings of nature, standing half naked in a chilly leafy forest? And to which beats does Harlem actually shake, why is Greenwhich Village not moved by this, and what’s that all got to do with Vienna, anyway!? This and a lot more is going to be explored by the 30th edition of ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival, in more than 50 productions, from July 11 until August 11, 2013. As of immediately, tickets can be bought online at www.impulstanz.com! ImPulsTanz #30 will be opened on July 9 at 9.15pm by Trajal Harrell & Friends ...

Highlights: American Realness January 10-20, 2013 (NYC)

Over the past three years American Realness has established itself as “a stronghold of forward-thinking, category-defying performance”. (The New York Times). tbspMGMT is thrilled to announce that the 2013 edition of this “spunky, smart” program will return to the Abrons Arts Center for its fourth consecutive year January 10-20, 2013 (The New York Times). The 2013 program features New York Premieres from BodyCartography Project with Zeena Parkins (co-presented with PS 122’s COIL Festival), Frankfurt based American dancer/choreographer Tony Rizzi, and New York’s own Jeanine Durning. In addition AR welcomes encore engagements from Trajal Harrell, Maria Hassabi, Keith Hennessy, Jack Ferver and Faye Driscoll. AR 2013 takes a closer look at the immediate relationship between music and dance with...

Highlights: PS122’s COIL13 Jan. 3-19, 2013 (NYC)

COIL is Performance Space 122’s annual winter performance festival full of contemporary, textured, global, local, contemplative, grounded, rigorous, and always very live performance. Below are ContemporaryPerformance.com’s highlights Seagull (Thinking of you) Half Straddle / Tina Satter (USA) New Ohio Theatre 154 Christopher St., Manhattan Jan 9, 11, 17, 19 8pm Jan 10, 12, 18 10pm Jan 15 5pm Jan 22, 23, 25 8pm Jan 26 2pm $20 / $15 students, seniors Tickets–> 75 minutes Writer/director Tina Satter draws on Chekhov’s letters, translations, and perverse sense of comedy to consider anew the darkness, beauty, and history of Chekhov’s iconic play The Seagull and its resonances with her Half Straddle ensemble. Seagull (Thinking of you) is a personal look at performance, failure, an...

Highlights: Under The Radar January 9 – 20, 2013 (NYC)

Under the Radar (UTR) is an annual theater festival that spotlights international artists ranging from emerging talents to masters in the field. The festival is a wild mix of works by ensembles, solo artists, writers, and creators. The ultimate goal of UTR is to offer a crash course in theater that is exciting, independent, and experimental, created by some of the most dynamic artists working today. In its eight year history, there have been 104 productions from over 17 countries and the U.S., including Australia, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Ireland, Mali, Mexico, The Netherlands, Russia and the UK. Some artists who have collaborated with UTR include SITI Company, Elevator Repair Service, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Superamas, Abbey Theatre, Mike Daisey, Reggie Watts, Teatro De Los A...

Highlights: Contact Festival Vienna 25-28.10.2012 (Vienna, Austria)

Contact Festival Vienna 25.10.2012 – 28.10.2012 Wuk Vienna, Austria   The organising team, Johannes Benker, Teresa Hunyadi, Sabine Müller, Sabine Parzer and healingarts.at, invites to the first Contact Festival Vienna, Austria. Over three days there will be 4 workshops, 4 labs, a performance evening and jams – with live musicians as well as in silence – and open spaces. There will be a delicious buffet by Viktoria Kraus, you can sleep on the premises and all of that will happen in the almost historical, but surely thoroughly danced-through spaces of WUK. Workshop teachers:Eszter Gal, Mokshia Frenzel, Irene Sposetti/ Johan Nilson and Christian Apschner/ maRia Probst Lab facilitators: Mela Maresch/Lella Heindl, Martin Toman/ Oliver Schrader, Sabine Müller/Katrin Oberrauner and Hel...

Highlights: PICA’s TBA Festival (Portland, OR, USA)

Since 1995, PICA has championed the practice of contemporary artists from around the world, driving vital conversations about the art and issues of today. PICA presents artists from visual and performing art backgrounds and embraces those individuals who exist at the borders of mediums and ideas. Through artist residencies and exhibitions, lectures and workshops, and the annual Time-Based Art Festival, PICA constructs a broad platform for contemporary art. (pica website) Below are Contemporary Performance’s Highlights for PICA’s TBA Festival. You can view the full program on PICA’s Website Big Art Group The People—Portland Blending real-time film, live actors, and a video “chorus” of interviews with a cross-section of Portlanders, Big Art Group pushes the formal boundarie...

Highlights: De Internationale Keuze (Netherlands)

De Internationale Keuze September 19 – 30, 2012 Rotterdam, Netherlands This international festival provides visitors with a chance to see a number of special international performances. Some of the productions chosen stand out for their failure to comply with the rules and widely-held opinions of the conventional world of theater. (from the Holland Visitors Site) Below are Contemporary Performance’s highlights. See the full program on De Internationale Keuze‘s website. Life and Times Episode 1,2,3&4 – Marathon Nature Theater of Oklahoma September 22 2012 Beware, the Nature Theater of Oklahoma is coming to town! Take heed, for this year the wayward New York Company will provide you with no less than 10 hours of theatre. Easy to handle when spread over two nights, or ‘h...

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