A workshop on falling, rolling, stillness, connecting through focus, counterbalance, lifting using minimal effort, centering and integration of breath, and being attentive to our partner(s) and surroundings, with Urban Bush Women’s Founder, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and dancers from the company. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
This annual dance concert highlights dance classics, creative innovation, and collaborations with artists from around the world. This year, the festival celebrates dance as cultural legacy and embodied storytelling, and features pieces from alumni of the Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Showcasing striking, unexpected, and groundbreaking sounds, Bixiga is a brassy afrobeat orchestra bringing together an array of beats from Brazil’s musical palette to create a high-voltage live show that is not to be missed.
Legendary singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash hits the road with a full band and multimedia experience featuring music from her latest (and finest!) album. Part of FirstWorks’ Artistic Icons Series.
America’s greatest dancemaker is ever moving forward. Arguably the greatest living choreographer across the 20th and 21st centuries, he continues to create works that are vibrant, powerful, and thoroughly new.
TICKETS $28-150 (incl. $3 restoration fee)
Phone orders 401-421-ARTS
A haunting, immersive coming of age story spun from shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, multi-channel sound design and live music. Part of FirstWorks Frontier Series.
TICKETS: $30 advance / $35 at the door
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS – Big Band Holidays
December 4, 2015 at The Vets
Ring in the season with a night of swinging holiday favorites, New Orleans inflections and jazzy good cheer featuring the vocal stylings of special guests Denzal Sinclaire and Audrey Shakir. Part of FirstWorks’ Artistic Icons Series.
From the wind-swept steppes of Central Asia – to a sizzling dance party hot off the streets of Venezuela – to the festival circuit’s most innovative live cinematic puppet theatre – let FirstWorks take you there! Passport admits you to all three Frontier Series performances for the price of two tickets.