newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival

Fri, May 18 2018 at 8:00 pm

newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival celebrates rising talent and established artists alike, and plays a vital role in Pittsburgh’s dance scene by encouraging artists to take creative risks. Audiences experience innovative new voices, as local contemporary dancers and choreographers share the stage with visiting guest artists. newMoves(9) is curated from a call to artists that attracted more than 80 applicants from across the country, reflecting the issues facing communities from Pittsburgh to Reno to Jerusalem. This two week celebration of visionary dance presents workshops and performances from artists whose works are rooted in themes of the moment.  Be ready to experience dance that tackles conversations around immigration, rights to privacy, gender identity, technoference, resistance, self-love, gun violence, and social justice.

Location 

Kelly Strayhorn Theater- 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Event Type 
Theater
Dance
Visual Art
Free 
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