Dancing Grounds youth present a multidisciplinary performance about their experience with gentrification and displacement in New Orleans. Their original work combines hip hop, contemporary bounce, and African diasporic dances with poetry and music.
The show is preceded by a visual installation by young artists from across New Orleans and opening performances by other local dance groups. Following each performance, youth will lead story circle discussions with audience members to reflect on their experiences.Read more →
Over a three-year period of traveling, deaths, and births, Aurora Nealand wrote and recorded the music for KindHumanKind as a solo project. This work has expanded into an intimate and theatrical extension under the unique design and direction of Goat in the Road, which debuted to great acclaim at the CAC in 2018. Now, by popular demand, Aurora, Goat in the Road, and the CAC are partnering once again to bring KindHumanKind back to the CAC's Blackbox Theater!Read more →
With captivating charisma and a radiant spirit, Daymé Arocena effortlessly blends traditional Santerian chant, jazz stylings, contemporary R&B influences, and Afro-Cuban rhythmic complexity for audiences worldwide. Her passion for the musical traditions of Cuba, her homeland, is boundless. At every performance, Dayme coaxes her audiences into lively call-and-response chants with an irrepressible smile. Dayme's impact upon the history of Cuban music is undeniable.Read more →
The CAC is thrilled to welcome highly-acclaimed dance company Kyle Abraham / A.I.M. (Abraham in Motion) to the CAC, May 8-9, 2020!Read more →