In this internationally acclaimed choreographic work, celebrated artist and choreographer Ligia Lewis, along with her incredible cast, Susanne Sachsse, Dani Brown and Titilayo Abedayo, use melodrama and an eerie tale by the Brothers Grimm as points of departure.
Inspired by the Client / Dealer relationship from Bernard Marie-Koltès’ play In the Solitude of The Cotton Fields, The WANT is a contemporary opera—with music by Ethan Braun and lighting design by Shahryar Nashal—that fuses vocal expression with a rich physicality.
Juan Pablo González’s Caballerango (Horse Wrangler) (2018, 62 min, Digital, Spanish / English subtitles) is an intimate portrait of rural Mexican life amidst the deepening presence of tragedy and loss.
In his prolific career, unfolding since the early 1970s, legendary filmmaker and artist James Benning has matched a passionate wanderlust to an exacting formal rigor, mapping out multivalent landscapes.
This exhibition presents a selection of films by Adelita Husni Bey (b. 1985, Milan, Italy), which includes the West-Coast premiere of a major new work, titled Chiron (2019) commissioned by the New Museum. The exhibition also includes Husni Bey’s seminal work Postcards from the Desert Island (2011) and 2265 (2015).
Nine New Contemporary Performance Projects Given Residency Support to Premiere at the 16th Annual New Original Works Festival
REDCAT's Annual New Original Works Festival transforms REDCAT into a summer laboratory premiering new contemporary dance, theater, music and multimedia performances. This year's festival launches nine new works by Los Angeles emerging and mid-career artists who are re-defining the boundaries of contemporary performance to invent hybrid artistic disciplines, re-imagine traditions and confront urgent issues. All artistic teams receive free rehearsal space, technical support, and artist fees.
Each of the three weekends features a triple bill of three premieres in a shared evening. Each program is premiered on Thursday evening and repeated Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 pm.