Apr 6, 2023
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Apr 23, 2023

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival '23

Curated by Nicky Paraiso

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La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival continues to support La MaMa’s commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience’s perception of dance by featuring performance/installations, experimental film screenings & public symposiums which address dance artists’ engagement with the current political climate, as well as honoring diasporic histories and legacy, ancestral inspirations and inter-generational dialogue.


Shadowland (April 6-8)
Choreography by Kari Hoaas (Norway)

Forced Beauty (April 7-8)
Choreography by Nela Kornetová and company T.I.T.S. (Norway)

Shared Evening with ArabDancers (April 14-16)
Nora Alami, Mona Tawil, in partnership with the New York Arab American Festival (Adham Hafez, Artistic Director). 

Shared Evening with emerging & Mid-Career local and international choreographers. (April 14-16)
Carlo Antonio Villanueva, Baye & Asa, Afshin Varjavandi/iNNProgress

Wendy Perron: The Daily Mirror; 1976/2022 (April 21-23)
Featuring the choreography of Wendy Perron and Morgan Griffin, with film and photography by Babette Mangolte 

Lunch with Sonia (April 12-16)
Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company 

Broken Theater (April 21-30)
Choreography by Bobbi Jene Smith

Put Away the Fire, dear (April 21-23)
Choreography by Kayla Farrish  

Special Event Panel:

Stop Calling Them Dangerous #5 (Saturday April 8th afternoon).
Organized by Yoshiko Chuma, participants to be announced. Off-site presentation with Movement Research

The show is produced under the following program(s):

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival

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La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival continues to support La MaMa’s commitment to presenting diverse performance styles that challenge audience’s perception of dance by featuring performance/installations, experimental film screenings & public symposiums which address dance artists’ engagement with the current political climate, as well as honoring diasporic histories and legacy, ancestral inspirations and inter-generational dialogue.

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