Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Diavolo

COMING SPRING 2020
DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®

America’s Got Talent finalist DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion® uses daredevil dance to explore the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment.
ON SALE TBA

BOX OFFICE – Taylor Mac

TAYLOR MAC
A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist and Tony-nominated theater artist chronicles an unseen history of America through a hand-picked selection from his epic 24-Decade pop odyssey, ranging from murder ballads to disco and everything in between. Co-Presented by FirstWorks with the Brown Arts Initiative.
$29-69 (Ticket price incl. $4 restoration fee)

Taylor Mac

TAYLOR MAC
A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama finalist and Tony-nominated theater artist chronicles an unseen history of America through a hand-picked selection from his epic 24-decade pop odyssey, ranging from murder ballads to disco and everything in between. Co-Presented by FirstWorks with the Brown Arts Initiative.
ON SALE JUNE 14

DBR PVDFest 2019

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN
FirstWorks inaugural Artistic Ambassador

After a show-stopping collaboration with local musicians at PVDFest 2017, composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR) returns to launch a year long FirstWorks Artistic Ambassadorship reaching students across the state.

PVDFest Ideas Keynote Lars Jan

PVDFEST IDEAS KEYNOTE
Artist Lars Jan – (HOLOSCENES)

Director and media artist Lars Jan creates exciting installations that “weave the unraveling stories of water” by simulating floods in boxes while people perform everyday tasks inside them. He strives to create visceral beauty and discomfort with these “HOLOSCENES” disrupting public and private spaces with the collision of the human body in water.
Celebrating 15 years

FirstWorks @15

FIRSTWORKS CELEBRATES
15 YEARS

Over the past 15 years, FirstWorks festivals, performances and programs have attracted more than 500,000 participants. Find out more about how we build the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community in Providence, Rhode Island.

Leyla McCalla

LEYLA MCCALLA

Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, Leyla McCalla is at once earthy and elegant, her sound vibrating with three centuries of history yet strikingly fresh and distinctive.

Impacting the Community

IMPACTING OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH ARTS LEARNING

FirstWorks Arts Learning Program reaches over 4,000 K-12 students at more than 30 public, charter and private schools each year. Click here to learn more.

Parade Style Workshop

PARADE STYLE WORKSHOP
with Celebrity Costume Designer Machine Dazzle!

Famed costume designer Machine Dazzle will lead a workshop for budding designers in developing a glam look for the PVDFest Parade – Family Friendly! All materials provided.