Join us at Manhattan Beach to collect and catalogue trash. This important work helps our partner, The American Littoral Society, monitor the health of our shorelines. Gather a group of friends, neighbors, or co-workers and show some love to your home city, NYC. Register.
Visioning Bodies is featured as part of Summer Streets NYC. This annual celebration provides space for healthy recreation in public areas of NYC and encourages New Yorkers to use more sustainable forms of transportation. Free and Open to ALL.
June 15th is the GOWANUS VISIONS: A Festival of Art and Action, an exciting day of events that offers educational and participatory activities and performances at sites near and along the Gowanus Canal. During the GOWANUS FESTIVAL we will also celebrate Global Water Dances Day to raise awareness about canal superfund remediation and impending rezoning of the Gowanus neighborhood. Leading up to the festival, we’re hosting a series of free workshops.
Learn to make ready wearables from recycled plastics!! As part of GOWANUS FESTIVAL, Artichoke Dance Company will share how to make “trashion” (fashion made of trash). We will provide all the materials and guidance, but if you have plastic bags, straws, bottles, cups, caps, etc, feel free to bring them, we’ll put them to good use. Do not miss the opportunity to showcase your creation at the GOWANUS VISIONS festival on June 15.
FREE and Open to All ages.
FUN and INTERACTIVE FREE MOVEMENT WORKSHOP at which you'll learn a dance that reflects water elements. Join Artichoke Dance Company in performing the dance on June 15 in the Gowanus Visions Festival 2019 to raise awareness about the health of the Gowanus Canal and the surrounding environment.
Attend as many dance workshops as you like, but notice they are located in different places in Brooklyn.
COME CELEBRATE the EARTH & CLIMATE SOLUTIONS on May 11th.
At 12pm, Artichoke Dance will be dancing at EL SOL BRILLANTE COMMUNITY GARDEN (12th St. between Aves A & B) as part of Earth Celebration’s Ecological City Procession for Climate Solutions .
This Event is Free and Open to all Ages.
Car Free Earth Day returns Saturday, April 27th opening two miles of streets to pedestrians and cyclists, including Broadway from Union Square to Times Square. At 2pm, Artichoke Dance Company will be presenting Proteus and Visioning Bodies on E. 23rd Street & Broadway (Flatiron Public Plaza). The Event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC.
Come walk or bike Broadway and see some dance! For more details click on the link >> Activities Car Free Earth Day
On Friday, April 5, The Soraya will host Future Currents: LA River, a multidisciplinary festival and performance event culminating a year-long collaborative effort with our Director Lynn Neuman around the Los Angeles River with local artists, academic units at California State University Northridge and adjacent communities. Artichoke Dance will premiere Visioning Bodies, a contemporary folk dance for a resilient future.
The Dance and Sustainability Project is a collaborative work with Riders University. Dancers, film and media students, Eco-Reps, theater techs and many other interested students across campus will learn & work on Artichoke Dance Company’s repertoire piece ‘Overflow’. Performances take place 3/9
Celebrate rituals and practices related to courtship, marriage and weddings in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Film selections, live performances, interactive stagings, refreshments and conversation all included!
Spend an afternoon along the Los Angeles River exploring, creating and interacting with Director Lynn Neuman and Los Angeles sculptor Steve Appleton for the Future Currents: The LA River Project.
Learn choreography and improvisational structures from the water inspired Overflow onboard the IX514 ship docked at West 125th Street and the Hudson River. Then join in performing what you’ve learned. Workshop runs 1-2pm and space is limited, so reserve your spot. Performance is at 2pm.
Grab your sunscreen and a friend and head to Manhattan Beach to collect and catalogue trash and debris. Then collaborate with artist/ photographer Sina Basila to create TRASHION (fashion made from the trash), culminating in a photo shoot by the water.
Rain date is September 30, 10am-2pm
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this Culture Club focuses on culturally specific rituals and practices related to courtship, marriage proposals and wedding ceremonies...
Featuring Proteus, newly commissioned by the National Gallery of Art with costumes made from plastic bags, and Plastic People of the Universe, merging movement, dialogue and thousands of plastic six-pack holders, at the Association of Performing Arts Professional's 2018 conference.
Ailey Studio Theater (LLC - lower level)
Showcases are free, but space is limited, so reserve your seat.