Friday, May 8, 2020 to Saturday, 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! Recently featured in both Kinfolk and O, The Oprah Magazine, 2018 Princess Grace Statue Award recipient and Lincoln Center Education Artist in Residence, Kyle Abraham is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and a 2016 Doris Duke Awardee who began his dance training in Pittsburgh,...Read more
Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, 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...Read more
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 to Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Jo Kreiter of Flyaway Productions in San Francisco , will be visiting New Orleans October 29-31 in preparation for a presentation of her newest aerial dance performance piece The Wait Room at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) next season. In addition to being an amazing aerial performer and choreographer, Jo is a woman with an incarcerated loved one. It is that personal experience that led her...Read more
Friday, August 23, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
A Choreographic Showcase Presented by KM Dance Project in Association with the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans KM Dance Project (KMDP) celebrates five years presenting an evening of dance featuring the works of five emerging New Orleans choreographers – Catherine Caldwell, Jeremy Guyton, Milli Brown, Kristal Jones and Kesha McKey. The bodies of work presented in this production will examine...Read more
Friday, April 20, 2018 to Saturday, April 21, 2018
Directed by Stephanie McKee and developed by dancers Kesha McKey, Kai Knight, Jeremy Guyton and poet Sunni Patterson, Gomela/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue takes us on a journey through time and space. Making evident the connection between Africa, Haiti, and New Orleans, Gomela highlights the vibrant and percussive movements and stories that breathe life into ancient African dance and...Read more
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The CAC is pleased to partner with Dancing Grounds to offer weekly afternoon classes, Monday through Wednesday. $12 Drop-ins $10 for CAC Members Free for Dancing Grounds Members Mondays Work It Out with Laura 5:45-7pm Tuesdays Hip Hop Heat with Justine 5:45-7pm Wednesdays Modern Mash-Up with Brieze 5:45-7pmRead more
Friday, November 17, 2017 to Saturday, November 18, 2017
Sidra Bell returns to the CAC for the world premiere of her new work, MÖNSTER OUTSIDE, created in collaboration with innovative Swedish composer Per Störby, his critically acclaimed chamber ensemble New Tide Orquesta, and set designer Amy Rubin to develop a voyeuristic discourse about the nature of outliers in contemporary society. Marrying dance, theater, chamber music, projection mapping, vocal...Read more
Friday, October 13, 2017 to Sunday, 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 the fervor of inter-disciplinary creativity that...Read more