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New Orleans School of Ballet

THE NUTCRACKER IN NEW ORLEANS

December 20, 2019 to December 22, 2019

A CAC Community Collaboration Presented by New Orleans School of Ballet

In keeping with our commitment to collaborate with and support artists in the New Orleans community, New Orleans School of Ballet is bringing its original production of The Nutcracker in New Orleans to the CAC! Enjoy everyone's favorite holiday classic with a New Orleans twist. Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, this localized production includes a "Flight of the Pelicans," a Mardi Gras Strut, pom-pom-shaking Who Dats donned in black and gold, and more!

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The NOLA Project

HARRY AND THE THIEF

January 16, 2020 to January 26, 2020

The NOLA Project Presents

Harry and the Thief

by Sigrid Gilmer
Directed by Ensemble Member Khiry Armstead

Science Fiction, Historical Drama, and Comedic Farce are thrown into a genre blender in Sigrid Gilmer’s provocative and hilarious new play HARRY AND THE THIEF. Mimi’s cousin Jeremy has a PhD in physics, a brand-new time machine, and a plan: He’s sending Mimi, a professional thief, back to 1863 to alter history by providing Harriet Tubman with modern-day guns. Lots and lots of guns.

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Contemporary Arts Center

DAYMÉ AROCENA

May 2, 2020

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.

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Contemporary Arts Center

KYLE ABRAHAM / A.I.M.

May 8, 2020 to May 9, 2020

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!

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Past Events

AN ILIAD

September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014