After co-founding Sankofa Film and Video Collective in London in 1980, and directing the cult film Looking for Langston (1989), Isaac Julien has successfully tread a number of aesthetics and national boundaries.
REDCAT’s quarterly program of new works and works-in-progress highlights new forms of dance, theater, music, and multimedia performance in a wide-ranging evening that celebrates the vitality of L.A. artists making work for the stage.
In response to the "Stay at Home" order by the state and, similarly, by local officials, REDCAT is closed to the public. All performances, exhibitions and public events are postponed until further notice.
** POSTPONED **Cleverly pulling a deconstructed narrative from Hansel & Gretel and jumpscares from horror movies, Sugar Houses by celebrated choreographer Rosanna Gamson, continues her kinetic investigation of ferocious and virtuosic physicality.
The year 2021 marks the 50th Anniversary of California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and the 100th anniversary of its forebear institution, Chouinard. In preparation of this milestone, the Institute will launch 50+50: A Creative Century from Chouinard to CalArts, an unprecedented artist-led scholarship endowment initiative.
03.17.20- In response to the temporary closure of schools, restaurants, and bars by state and local officials, REDCAT will close to the public through August 15, 2020.
03.12.20- To comply with the overnight directive of the California Department of Public Health and a mandate from the County of Los Angeles, effective today, March 12, 2020, all REDCAT performances are being postponed through May 15, 2020.
02.25.20- California Institute of the Arts Appoints João Ribas as the Steven D. Lavine Executive Director of the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) and Vice President for Cultural Partnerships