7:30 PM19:30


Dixon Place Performance Works-in-Progress

details here

curated by Katy Einerson

[original work by Lydia Mokdessi & Benjamin Wagner: Dixon Place’s Performance Works-in-Progress Series, april 14, 2015]

Performance Works-In-Progress is Dixon Place's signature program. This series highlights new theatre, performance art, music, burlesque, circus arts and interdisciplinary collaborations by emerging and established artists. The goal of the series is to foster a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and to encourage artistic risk-taking in a supportive, intimate and professional environment. The projects presented are in varying stages of development.

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to Mar 14

Triskelion Arts Presents SPLIT BILL

curated by Abby Bender

[original work by Lydia Mokdessi & Benjamin Wagner: Triskelion Arts’ Split Bill Series, march 13-14, 2015]

This program is aimed at emerging artists who are looking for a stepping-stone between a showcase format and full-on evening-length self-production. Curated by a panel of experienced dance artists, the Split Bill Series encourages 8 chosen choreographers to develop lengthier, fully realized works, carefully pairing them with those of complimentary artists.

[sharing the program with Aaron McGloin Dance on friday and LaneCoArts on saturday]

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to Feb 8

Emie Hughes' Prune

[performing in a work by Emie HughesFiveMyles Gallery, feb 7-8, 2015]

FiveMyles SpaceProgram offers our venue, free of charge, to emerging, young artists, musicians and performers for unfunded short-term events and exhibitions, in-between our scheduled exhibition programming and during the summer months, when the gallery would otherwise be empty. Events often take place on the wide sidewalk outside FiveMyles.
The on-going demand for the use of the FiveMyles gallery space through this program is indicative of the need young artists have to expose their work to the public, and of the difficulty of attaining it in New York. Making space available helps the arts retain the vitality and energy of a young generation of artists, and to encourage innovation and experimentation.
Proposals are reviewed by our artistic committee. We favor projects that are risk-taking, require minimal setup, and make effort to connect with the audience. 

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8:00 PM20:00

BAX Upstart Festival

curated by Marya Warshaw & Jillian Pena

[original work by Lydia Mokdessi & Benjamin Wagner: BAX, friday, feb 6 @ 8pm]

The Upstart Festival ushers in fresh talent with an intriguing festival of performances and roundtable discussions. We seek dance, theater and performance works by artists who have no more than three years of experience showing their work in New York City. Artists MUST BE New York City based. Work will be produced as part of a three-day showcase in the BAX theater, Friday , Saturday & Sunday February 6-9 2015, and curated by dance/video artist and former BAX Artist In Residence Jillian Peña and Founding and Executive Director, Marya Warshaw. Buy tickets!


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8:00 PM20:00


a collection of premiere movement-based works that features a strong collaboration with an artist of another medium such as, film, music, theater, etc.

a new experimental dance theater work by dancer / choreographer Lydia Mokdessi and actor Benjamin Wagner

Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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to Jul 20

what the heck is this, karate?

a collaborative dance performance by Urban Matter (artistic director Alexandra Pinel)

performed by Robert Eisenhart, Emie Hughes, Lydia Mokdessi, Leigh Schanfein, Jessica Smith, and Shannon Sollars 

staged at Spectrum, a LES site for multimedia art, music, performance

121 Ludlow Street

July 19th 9pm and July 20th 12pm

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6:00 PM18:00


an original site-specific dance by Brooklyn choreographer Emie Hughes.

performed by Stormy Budwig, Emie Hughes, Lydia Mokdessi, and Alexandra Pinel.

performance at 6pm at The Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford Pennsylvania.

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