New Original Works Festival 2022

New Original Works Festival 2022

“On the pulse of cutting-edge contemporary performance.”
Los Angeles Times

REDCAT’s New Original Works (NOW) Festival returns for its 19th edition with nine new works by artists Achinta S. McDanielLindsey Red-tail, X'ene SkyJay Carlon with Micaela TobinJoe DiebesStephanie Zaletel | szalt, Sarahjeen FrançoisSara Lyons, and The Rock Collection. 

Each year, the NOW Festival premieres new and innovative work in contemporary dance, theater, music, and multimedia performance by Los Angeles-based artists. All artistic teams—selected through an open application process by a committee of artists—receive production and technical support, along with artist fees to present their work. Since its first edition in 2004, the NOW Festival has supported and showcased over 200 LA-based artists, whose work continues to be presented on stages around the world.

The 19th edition of NOW will unfold over three weekends with a triple bill of performances each night. Each program is premiered on Thursday evening and repeated Friday and Saturday evenings, along with a live stream.

 

WEEK ONE 

August 18 - 20 at 8:30pm

Achinta S. McDaniel: Restless autumn. restless spring.

Lindsey Red-tailYou can vision with Them 

X'ene SkyVengeance 

 

WEEK TWO

August 25 - 27 at 8:30pm

Jay Carlon with Micaela Tobin: Novena

Joe Diebes: ENG

Stephanie Zaletel | szalt5 basic movements (vagus excerpt)

 

WEEK THREE

September 1 - 3 at 8:30pm

Sarahjeen FrançoisSister, Braid My Hair

Sara LyonsThis Emancipation Thing

The Rock CollectionFault | Lines

Associated Images: 

Date/TimeGM/STCA
THU 8/18
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
FRI 8/19
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
SAT 8/20
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
THU 8/25
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
FRI 8/26
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
SAT 8/27
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
THU 9/1
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
FRI 9/2
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
SAT 9/3
8:30 pm
$20$16$14
SAT VIRTUAL$15$12$8
IN-PERSON PASS$40$40$40
SAT VIRTUAL PASS$30$30$30

Approx. 105 minutes with an intermission

Ticket sales for virtual events end two hours before the event begins.

In keeping with CalArts policy and current Los Angeles County Public Health recommendations, and for the safety and comfort of our community, all patrons and guests must provide proof of full vaccination, including a booster if eligible.

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff