Brooklyn-bred dancer, choreographer and teacher, Shamel Pitts, brings his raw multimedia piece 'Black Box: Little Black Book of Red' to Gibney Dance Center May 31-June 2. In this short video, hear about his background and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at his creative process. Learn more at shamelpitts.com.
Since 1991, Gibney has used movement to transform and inspire the dance community via classes and performances. Learn more at gibneydance.org.
This video was directed by Lauren Phoenix Kay, and shot and edited by Nicholas Guldner.
TDF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone.
Meet New York Deaf Theatre, the longest-running company of its kind in New York City and the third oldest Deaf troupe in the U.S. Founded in 1979, NYDT provides an artistic home for actors, creators and designers who are Deaf or hard of hearing where they can see their own lives and experiences reflected onstage. NYDT's shows are accessible to both audiences who can hear and those who are Deaf or hard of hearing thanks to a combination of American Sign Language, spoken English and English captioning. Learn more at newyorkdeaftheatre.org.
Kinesis Project Dance Theatre is an organization that produces concerts, facilitates educational programs, and mounts site-specific performances, often outdoors, with diverse communities. The company produces work designed to make the soul dance and the feet fly, creating beautifully fierce, highly crafted, deliciously human dances.
Meet TACT (The Actors Company Theatre), where a longtime company of artists encourages each other to take risks (when they're not cracking jokes). This film features company members James Murtaugh, Cynthia Harris, Simon Jones, Jeremy Beck, and Jeff Talbott, as well as associate artistic director Nora Chester and executive artistic director Scott Alan Evans.