Friday, December 20, 2019 to Sunday, December 22, 2019
A CAC Community Collaboration In keeping with the CAC’s commitment to collaborate with and support artists in the New Orleans community, New Orleans School of Ballet comes to the CAC this holiday season with its original production of The Nutcracker in New Orleans: everyone's favorite holiday classic but staged with a New Orleans twist! Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the localized production...Read more
Saturday, November 9, 2019
New Orleans Airlift Celebrates 10 Years A CAC Community Collaboration In keeping with the CAC’s commitment to collaborate and support artists in the New Orleans community, join us for a celebration of New Orleans Airlift's 10th anniversary at the CAC! New Orleans Airlift is an artist-run organization that creates and collaborates alongside the artists they support. Established in 2009, Airlift...Read more
Friday, September 14, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
Roger Guenveur Smith returns to CAC with a performance that the Washington Post called “a striking, idiosyncratic solo work,” Rodney King . Having enjoyed international acclaim from New York City’s Public Theater to London’s Tate Modern Museum, the film version, directed by Spike Lee, continues to stream on Netflix with subtitles in 42 languages. Smith’s New Orleans engagement is a rare...Read 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
Thursday, November 9, 2017 to Saturday, 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 analog projections, chanting and dance, the work animates a series of burial...Read more
Thursday, September 14, 2017 to Saturday, 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 Nick Slie bring humor and...Read more
Thursday, September 14, 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. September 14, 2017, 6-10 PM Meet the Maker – 6-8pm, Atrium Throughout the Fall season, join us as we highlight some of the best local breweries and distilleries! Meet the makers and sample a swig of their most desirable creations. 2017–18 Collectors Club...Read more