Upcoming

Trisha Brown Dance Company: Trisha Brown, In Plain Site

October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017

Trisha Brown (1936–2017) was one of the most acclaimed and influential choreographers and dancers of our time; her groundbreaking work forever changed the landscape of art.

A student of Anna Halprin, Brown participated in the choreographic composition workshops taught by Robert Dunn—from which Judson Dance Theater was born—greatly contributing to... Read more →

Past Shows

Mondo Bizarro: The Way at Midnight

September 14, 2017 to September 23, 2017

The Way at Midnight explores confrontations with losing and being lost from the colonial period through the digital age and incorporates theatrical performance, visual installation and live and recorded music. Directed by Joanna Russo, Mondo’s latest work is inspired by contemporary questions of migration and (dis)orientation.

Two performers—Hannah Pepper-Cunningham and ... Read more

Second Thursday – August 10

Thursday, August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

Second Thursdays @ the CAC – Free & Open to all

6:00–9:00pm, Happy Hour 6:00-8:00pm

Join us every Second Thursday of the month for a free and open to all evening full of entertainment: artist talks, performances, live music, bar, food trucks and more! 

 

Talk – 7:30pm, Freeport Theatre
Join Laurie ... Read more

Nufonia Must Fall

Kid Koala
April 14, 2017 to April 15, 2017

“This live stageshow adaptation of Kid Koala’s first graphic novel proves that watching a miniature robot puppet navigate the perils of love can be much more emotional than you’d expect.” —CityMag.com 

 
Known primarily from his work with Gorillaz, DJ, musician, and graphic novelist Kid Koala captures the sounds of affection, loneliness, and hope in this tender love story about a tone-deaf ... Read more

SweetArts 2017

A Black Tie Birthday Party Celebrating the CAC's 40th Anniversary Season
February 4, 2017

A Black Tie Birthday Party Celebrating the CAC's 40th Anniversary Season

In this milestone year, we toast to the CAC’s four decades as a leading multidisciplinary contemporary arts center.

SweetArts is the CAC’s premier annual gala. Since 1984, the CAC has recognized the exceptional and diverse artists, performers, educators, and philanthropists whose ... Read more

Clear & Sweet

zoe | juniper
September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016

“...like a crazy dream you just can’t shake. At the center of it all, there’s a furious little heart that pumps equal parts vitriol and grace.” —The Boston Globe 

 
A haunting performance that fuses dance and live vocals, Clear & Sweet integrates Sacred Harp Singing—a living form of spiritual a capella choral singing that is passed down over many generations. Voices meld ... Read more

Soundtrack '63

January 16, 2016 to January 18, 2016

Soundtrack ‘63 is a multi-media, live music performance that takes the audience back in time with a cultural and artistic retrospective of the Civil Rights Movement from 1963 to the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Originally produced by 651 ARTS and developed by Creative Director Chen Lo, Soundtrack ’63 premiered in ... Read more

Conversation: Trees Talk

10 Years of Recovery Research in a Louisiana Bottomland Hardwood Forest 2005-2015
October 28, 2015

David Baker, Environmental Curator at A Studio in the Woods, tells the inspiring story of resilience and recovery of the Studio 8-acre forest with scientific research from pre- and post-Katrina.

A forest ecologist, Baker studies long term changes to Louisiana's bottomland hardwood forests with a particular emphasis on how hurricanes ... Read more

Conversation: Forest and Water in Dialogue

Artists and Scientists Contemplate the Gulf Coast
October 27, 2015

Panel discussion with How to Build a Forest artists and local environmental professionals and scientists Dave Baker, Alex Kokler, Monique Verdin about the current pressing environmental issues facing Louisiana.

This special conversation will take place within the installation in the CAC Warehouse.

David Baker

David Baker has a BS in ... Read more

How to Build a Forest

PearlDamour + Shawn Hall
October 23, 2015 to October 29, 2015

How to Build a Forest is a polysynthetic, interdisciplinary hybrid of a project. Part visual art installation and part theater performance, this durational event unfolds over eight hours.

Beginning in an empty space, visual artist Shawn Hall and theater/performance artists Katie Pearl and Lisa D’Amour—along with a four-person crew—work meticulously

... Read more