CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON

Christopher’s performance history with FirstWorks dates back to its first street festival in 2004. At this year’s festival he will assemble talent from across the Creative Capital to collaborate with aerial dance troupe BANDALOOP on #PVDPublicCanvas, a community-driven performance.
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BANDALOOP

BANDALOOP #PVDPublicCanvas

Raising the dance floor up to the sky! While artists and musicians transformed Kennedy Plaza into a world-class festival, BANDALOOP transformed the sky above it into an awe-inspiring aerial performance incorporating spoken word and vocals by local collaborators including poet Christopher Johnson.
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PVDFest.com

IT’S COMING! PVDFEST 2017

Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. FIND OUT MORE
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PROMO CODE

GOT A PROMO CODE?

For Artistic Icons Series phone sales call 401-421-ARTS and provide your promo code to the ticket agent.Addl. service charges may apply to online and phone orders.
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Paul Taylor: Creative Domain

FILM SCREENING
Paul Taylor: Creative Domain

Paul Taylor is one of the dance world’s most elusive and respected choreographers. This film is an unprecedented exploration of how Mr. Taylor creates a single dance, and between the guarded and unguarded moments, the viewer is witness to a mysterious work ethic that has created some of the most iconic modern dances of our time.
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Bike to Beer

BIKE TO BEER WITH CHRIS LASHUA OF CIRQUE MECHANICS

Grab a beer and a delicious homemade pretzel while chatting with Chris Lashua, Artistic Director of Cirque Mechanics. Find out about his biking background, which led to a stint with Cirque du Soleil. Hear about his troupe Cirque Mechanics, who will be kicking off our FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The Vets on October 29 with their performance Pedal Punk.
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FirstWorks Frontier Series

FIRSTWORKS FRONTIER SERIES
QYRQ QYZ • BETSAYDA MACHADO • MANUAL CINEMA

Discover “the voice of Venezuela,” multimedia stories of “girl power” from Central Asia, and cutting-edge theatrical magic in FirstWorks’ celebrated series exploring worldwide artists on the forefront of their genres.
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