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New Dance Alliance announces 36th annual Performance Mix Festival

ChristinaNoel and the Creature. Photo by Aeric Meredith Goujon.
ChristinaNoel and the Creature. Photo by Aeric Meredith Goujon.

New Dance Alliance (NDA) has announced the line up for the 36th annual Performance Mix Festival. This adventurous four-day festival brings together 30 artists with varied approaches to performance, inviting audiences to engage with the unexpected and to experience some of the newest voices in experimental dance. 

The 2022 festival is curated by New Dance Alliance Founder and Director Karen Bernard and artist panel Martita Abril, Leslie Cuyjet, Camilo Godoy, Johnnie Cruise Mercer and Marion Spencer. The festival will take place June 9−12, at Abrons Arts Center’s Experimental Theater and Amphitheater at 466 Grand Street (corner of Pitt Street) in Manhattan. Performance times vary.

Performance Mix 36 features works by Nick Alselmo/The Pocket Fuel Groovers, Daina Ashbee, binbinFactory/Sato Haga & Rie Fukuzawa, Bernard Brown/bbmoves, Xan Burley + Alex Springer, Mariam Dingilian, Bob Eisen, Blaze Ferrer, Ashley A. Friend, Hortense Gerardo, gorno (Glenn Potter-Takata), Kayla Hamilton, Jade Manns, Ma’at Works, Mia Martelli, Julio Medina, Johnnie Cruise Mercer, Indygo Afi Ngozi, ChristinaNoel & The Creature, Liz Oakley, Gabrielle Revlock & Sarah K Williams, Jill Rousseau, SHA Creative Outlet, David Sierra, Sarah Star Sterling, Anna Thérèse Witenberg, x and co, and Nate Yaffe.

Tickets for the 36th annual Performance Mix Festival range from $15−20 and can be purchased online here. Information about Abrons Arts Center’s Covid-19 safety policies can be found here

Schedule of Performances:

Thursday, June 9 (7pm and 8:30pm)
Experimental Theater

7:00pm: Shared Program — Bob Eisen, Mia Martelli, Liz Oakley
8:30pm: Shared Program — Hortense Gerardo, Julio Medina, Gabrielle Revlock and Sarah K Williams, Anna Thérèse Witenberg

Friday, June 10 (7pm and 8:30pm)
Experimental Theater 

7:00pm: Shared Program — Ashley A. Friend, Ma’at Works, Indygo Afi Ngozi, Nate Yaffe
8:30pm: Shared Program — Blaze Ferrer, Kayla Hamilton, David Sierra

Saturday, June 11 (12pm, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm)

12:00pm: Off-Site Event at Prospect Park — Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC
6:00pm: Abrons Amphitheater — binbinFactory/Satoshi Haga and Rie Fukuzawa
7:00pm: Experimental Theater — Daina Ashbee
8:00pm: Festival Reception in Amphitheater

Sunday, June 12 (12-8pm)

12:00pm: Amphitheater — ChristinaNoel and The Creature
1:00pm: Experimental Theater — Daina Ashbee
2:00pm: Experimental Theater – Shared Program: gorno (Glenn Potter-Takata), Jade Manns, SHA Creative Outlet
3:45pm: Experimental Theater – Shared Program: Mariam Dingilian, Jill Rousseau, Sarah Star Sterling
6:00pm: Experimental Theater – Shared Program: Bernard Brown/bbmoves, Xan Burley + Alex Springer
7:15pm: Experimental Theater – Shared Program: Nick Alselmo/The Pocket Fuel Groovers, x and co.

For more information about the festival, visit newdancealliance.org/performance-mix-festival.

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