Past Shows

Kaneza Schaal: Go Forth

November 9, 2017 to November 11, 2017

Kaneza Schaal is a New York City–based artist who has performed with many of the major downtown experimental theater companies. Her recent work, GO FORTH (2016), draws inspiration from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a text originally intended to provide the deceased with a blueprint to the afterlife. 

Incorporating ... Read more

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

November 9, 2017

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.

November 9, 2017, 6–10pm

Happy Hour 6–8 PM

Music: DJ Chinua

Food Truck: Afrodisiac Nola

Young Professionals Happy Hour – 6-7pm, Cafe

Meet members from CAC’s Audience ... Read more

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

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