Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Cranston Street Armory silkscreen by Walker Mettling

Armory Animated by Art

ARMORY ANIMATED BY ART

Cranston St. Armory: Animated by Art uses the arts as a focal point to engage community stakeholders around envisioning a bright future and multiple creative uses for this historic site, built in 1907 in the heart of Providence’s West End neighborhood.

PVDFest 2017 Party Box Office

PVDFEST OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Did you miss the Opening Night VIP Party for PVDFest last year? Are you interested in becoming a Champion for the Arts?
Be a part of the cultural event of the year by joining the host committee for the PVDFest Opening Night Party in downtown Providence.
TICKETS: $500 Creative Capital Visionaries / $100 Creative Capital Artists

ARTISTIC ICONS SERIES

FIRSTWORKS ARTISTIC ICONS AT THE VETS

Dazzle to the acrobatic steampunk spectacle of CIRQUE MECHANICS in Pedal Punk; experience the energy, humor and sheer beauty of PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY; and celebrate 25 years of the world’s premier hip-hop dance company, RENNIE TAYLOR PUREMOVEMENT — you’ll revel in every extraordinary FirstWorks moment.

16-17 SEASON

’16-17 ARTISTIC ICONS SERIES

Dazzle to the acrobatic steampunk spectacle of CIRQUE MECHANICS in Pedal Punk; experience the energy, humor and sheer beauty of PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY; and celebrate 25 years of the world’s premier hip-hop dance company, RENNIE HARRIS PUREMOVEMENT

BOX OFFICE: Paul Taylor Dance Company

PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY

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

Paul Taylor Dance Company

PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
World Premiere

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.

Morning-After Conversation with Paul Taylor Dancers

MORNING-AFTER CONVERSATION
WITH PAUL TAYLOR DANCERS

Get a behind-the-scenes perspective on the dancer’s role in co-creating a new work over coffee with Paul Taylor Dance Company principal dancers. Free with ticket stub from Feb. 3 Paul Taylor Dance Company performance at The Vets. Otherwise $10 at door / $5 student.

Rennie Harris PUREMOVEMENT

RENNIE HARRIS PUREMOVEMENT
American Street Dance Theater

The sensational, world-renowned choreographer Rennie Harris—believed by many to be the best living hip-hop dancer/artist on earth—takes the FirstWorks stage with his namesake company in a 25th anniversary program featuring the most exciting, compelling and acclaimed pieces from their repertoire.

Aurea Crossings

AUREA ENSEMBLE
World Premiere! Crossings

Featuring pipa player Yang Wei of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Rhode Island’s own performance ensemble with a superb string quartet at its heart.