Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Syncopated Ladies

SYNCOPATED LADIES

Fierce Footwork. Female Force! The all-female tap squad sensation Syncopated Ladies’ have amassed over 50 million views worldwide since their video tap salute to megastar Beyonce went viral in 2014.

eVenti Verticali

EVENTI VERTICALI
Quadro

From Italy’s Vertical Theater – Look up! Born from a dream of dancing on a flying wall, “Quadro” is a stage suspended high in the air from a construction crane.
PVDFest logo over a photo of a diverse crowd of festivalgoers enjoying a performance

PVDFest 2019

ABOUT PVDFEST 2019

Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city for a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. Produced by the City of Providence with founding partner FirstWorks.

Master Class with Jillian Davis

DANCE MASTER CLASS
with Jillian Davis

FirstWorks and ASaP (Artists and Scientists as Partners) co-host a Master Class with Jillian Davis from Complexions Contemporary Ballet, in conjunction with the ASaP 2019 Symposium at Brown University.

Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams Shattuck

FILM SCREENING
Heather Henson presents Handmade Puppet Dreams

A screening of short films hand-picked by the daughter of puppetry legend, Jim Henson of Muppets fame. Panel discussion with local stop-motion animators and puppeteers to follow.

Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams JAC

FAMILY FILM SCREENING
Heather Henson presents Handmade Puppet Dreams

A screening of family-focused short films hand-picked by the daughter of puppetry legend, Jim Henson of Muppets fame. Plus, accompanying hands-on activities for children ages 7 and up.
Headshot of Heather Henson

Artist Up-Close Conversation Heather Henson

ARTIST UP-CLOSE CONVERSATION
with Heather Henson

Join FirstWorks for an Artist-Up Close conversation with Heather Henson, innovating contemporary puppeteer and daughter of puppet legend, Jim Henson.

BOX OFFICE: Ajijaak on Turtle Island

HEATHER HENSON PRESENTS
Ajijaak on Turtle Island

“An immersive environmental spectacle for the whole family” (Broadway World)
from the daughter of puppet legend Jim Henson.
TICKETS: $40 advance / $22.50 children under 12