DANCING WHILE BLACK: HEALING AND HOLDING OUR SELVES
SATURDAY, MAY 21 | 3PM-10PM
Join us for a day honoring the necessity of self-care in the midst of artistic practice crafted in collaboration with healers and visionaries whose movement making is rooted in Black aesthetics and informed by radical community connection.
ON THE VERGE! LEHMAN COLLEGE DANCE CONCERT & B! YOUTH
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 | 7PM
The youthful energy and vibe of the Lehman College Dance Program fills BAAD!'s for a fourth consecutive year with a program of short works. The dance concert is followed by B! YOUth, an event celebrating LGBTQ youth with an open mic, dance off (with two $25 prizes) and a party.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 29 & 30 | 8PM
A solo creation at the intersection of theater, dance and visual art installation, Bronx Gothic gives palpable force to the charged relationship between two girls on the verge of adolescence in 1980s Bronx, New York City.
MEET THE ARTISTS: OPEN CALL 2016
TUESDAY, MAY 31 | 8PM
An opportunity to meet the emerging artists chosen by a selection committee of other artists and curators to create full-evening length dance and performance works at BAAD! in Fall 2016 with access to free rehearsal space and mentorship support. A partnership project between Pepatian and BAAD!
BRONX DANCE MAGAZINE LAUNCH - THE BRONX DANCE DIASPORA ISSUE
THURSDAY, MAY 19 | 7PM
The Bronx Dance Coalition (BxDC) produces The Bronx Dance Magazine and will host a special reception to celebrate its latest issue which highlights dancers with Bronx origins who are dancing in companies around the world.
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Home of Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre and The Bronx Dance Coalition
DELICIOUSLY DARING MEN
SUNDAY, APRIL 24 | 5PM
Three dynamic choreographers on a shared afternoon bill. Romeo Bron Bi (Ivory Coast), Brother(hood) Dance!, and Lawrence Graham Brown.
BOOGIE DOWN DANCE SERIES
COMPILATION DANCE CONCERT
FRIDAY, MAY 6 | 8PM
BAAD!'s signature compilation dance concert bring together a bevy of dance styles and talents from the Bronx and beyond. This year's choreographers include Mor Mendel, Maxine Montilus, Melanie Greene, Alethea Pace, Isabella Diaz,
Joya Powell/Movement of the People Dance Company, Mary Sofianos, Gio Kusanagi, and Marsi Burns.
TEEKVISION PRESENTS: RAW & THE EMERGENT
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MAY 27 & 28 | 7PM
BAAD! supports emerging choreographers by providing subsidized space for full evening performances. James LaTeek, director of Teekvision, presents two evenings of choreographer by his company and others he has invited to be a part of his vision.
A LOOK INSIDE
THURSDAY, MAY 12 | 7PM
The cast of “A Look Inside” exposes myths about mental health through song, dance, and performance.