The East Liberty Post

newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival

By
Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Bold new works from more than 16 choreographers.

May 10—12, 2012

Single Program Ticket | $15 advance, $20 door 
Festival Pass | $50 ($35 students & artists) 

16 choreographers, 42 dancers, 5 live musicians, 3 days, 1 festival. Tickets are now on sale for newMoves—the only dance festival of its kind in Pittsburgh. Some of the country’s most exciting choreographers and dancers fill the KST stage during newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival. Named one of the top ten dance events in 2011 by the Post Gazette, this year’s installment of the newMoves festival promises to be bigger and bolder than ever. Expect evocative new works from more than 15 choreographers showcase a variety of short works.

Kelly Strayhorn Theater announces selected choreographers for newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival 2012! New this year is a symposium on Friday and Saturday featuring leaders in the dance community from around the country. Don't miss BLOOM! Dance Collective performing their bold and fearless full-length dance/theater piece, CITY — "a political pamphlet entwined with movement." 

THURSDAY, MAY 10 

7 pm: Mixer (FREE)
8 pm: Emerging Choreographers Platform: Beth Ratas (PGH), Jamie Murphy & Renee Danielle Smith (PGH), Simone Sobers (NYC), Alan Obuzor (PGH), Jasmine Hearn (PGH), Shannon Murphy (PHL)

FRIDAY, MAY 11 

 

8 pm: Marjani Forte (NYC), idiosynCrazy Productions (NYC), anonymous bodies (PHL), August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble (PGH) 

9 pm: CITY by BLOOM! Dance Collective (HUNGARY) 

SATURDAY, MAY 12 

 

8 pm: Gia Cacalano (PGH), Jaamil Kosoko (PHL); STAYCEE PEARL dance project (PGH), Andre Koslowski (PA), Baker & Tarpaga Dance Project (OH)
9 pm: CITY by BLOOM! Dance Collective (HUNGARY) 
10 pm: After Party Dance Party @KST

 For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.kelly-strayhorn.org or call 412.363.3000.

Kelly Strayhorn Theater 

5941 Penn Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15206