National Performance Network is a national organization supporting artists in the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts.
The 2012 Annual Meeting—taking place this year in Philadelphia—will livestream ten local and national performances and one panel discussion on #NEWPLAY TV.
For detailed information about the artists and performances that you will see on #NEWPLAY TV, download the performance playbill here. To join the conversation on Twitter, use hashtag #newplay which is a commons tag (i.e. non-proprietary tag) for aggregating global knowledge, information, and conversation related to new works, new performance, and new strategies.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
Live & On Stage Performance Showcases at Painted Bride Art Center 2:30pm-5:30pm EST (Philadelphia) / 1:30pm-4:30pm CST (Chicago) / 11:30am-2:30pm PST (San Francisco) / 19:30-22:30 GMT (London).
The Fabulous Shpielkes, Grandmom Plays the Drums, (Philadelphia)
Kariamu & Co, Raaaahmona Revisited, (Philadelphia)
Teo Castellanos D-Projects, Fat Boy, (Miami)
Da-Da Dance Project, Auroras, (Philadelphia)
Lucky Plush Productions, The Better Half, (Chicago)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
Community Engagement: Inside and Out 10:45am–12:30pm EST (Philadelphia) / 9:45am-11:30am CST (Chicago) / 15:45-17:30 GMT (London).
Maria Rosario-Jackson, Senior Advisor of the Kresge Foundation moderates this lively and interactive plenary session. Participants include:
Gayle Isa, Executive Director, Asian Arts Initiative Carol Bebelle, Executive Director, Ashe Cultural Arts Center Anula Shetty, Termite TV Risë Wilson, Founder of The Laundromat Project and Program Director of Leveraging Investments in Creativity.
Live & On Stage Performance Showcases at Painted Bride Art Center 7:30pm-10:30pm EST (Philadelphia) / 6:30pm-9:30pm CST (Chicago) / 4:30pm-7:30pm PST (San Francisco) / (00:30 GMT London, Sun, Dec 16) / (11:30am EDT Sydney, Sun, Dec 16).
Team Sunshine Performance Corporation, JapanAmerica Wonderwave (Philadelphia)
Jennifer Childs/1812 Productions, Why I’m Scared of Dance (Philadelphia)
Dennis Kim & The Living Word Project, Tree City Legends (San Francisco)
anonymous bodies || art collective, other.explicit.body (Philadelphia)
inkBoat, Crazy Cloud (San Francisco)
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