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 →

Sidra Bell Dance New York: MÖNSTER OUTSIDE

November 17, 2017 to November 18, 2017

Sidra Bell returns to the CAC for the world premiere of her new work, MÖNSTER OUTSIDE, for which Sidra Bell Dance New York has joined forces with innovative Swedish composer Per Störby, his critically acclaimed chamber ensemble New Tide Orquesta and Sweden’s Visual Relief to develop a voyeuristic discourse about the... Read more →

Past Shows

Moving Through, KM Dance Project

August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017

KM Dance Project (KMDP) presents An Evening of Dance

Featuring the works of emerging New Orleans choreographers – Catherine Caldwell, Jeremy Guyton, Kehinde Ishangi, Kesha McKey and apprentice choreographer Ceylon Seiber.

These bodies of work encompass revealing the inner wounding and struggle to find humanity after war, the emotional connection/disparity ... 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

Southern Voices 9: Dance Out Loud

A Presentation of D’PROJECT
June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017

D’PROJECT once again showcases the Best of Dance with Southern Voices: Dance Out Loud. This 9th Annual Dance Festival, brings to the stage 10 companies, featuring over 50 performing artists. 

Learn more about the choreographers, their inspiration and work through unique video interviews that precede each performance. For one weekend only, Southern Voices ... Read more

Foreign to Myself

Goat in the Road Productions
May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017

“A fearless experimental theatre company.” —Culturebot

Foreign to Myself is the latest work from the critically-acclaimed New Orleans theater company, Goat in the Road Productions. Following research into the history and science of trauma, the company has created this richly-tapestried performance that explores the many ways veterans remember how to navigate the world, and the inherent difficulties of recovery. In ... Read more

An Evening with Shalita Grant

May 12, 2017

A live musical performance by the Juilliard-trained and Tony Award-nominated theater and television actress

This one-of-a-kind evening will benefit the CAC’s Performing Arts Season.
7pm         Hors d’oeuvres provided by Marcello's and cocktails
8pm         Performance by Shalita Grant 


Revoir: To See Again

Teen Exhibition Opening Reception

Organized by Teens@CAC, Revoir: To See Again presents work that examines the relationship between memory—individual and collective—and identity. 

An exhibition about personal and social histories and the ways they inform contemporary self-presentation, Revoir: To See Again asks Who am I? as a response to Where did I come from?. While some ... Read more