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MUSIC / THEATER / DANCE / FILM

BAM Fisher Next Wave

 
 
Sep 5—Dec 23, 2012
 
 

A tsunami of sound.
A radical commune.
A lounge bar at 2:45am.
An audacious proposal.
Lasers and rocking chairs.

All seats $20

 
 
 
 
 
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At the 30th Next Wave Festival a new building means new possibilities. It means a new home for uncompromising artists, many of them Brooklyn-based.

Single tickets to BAM Fisher Next Wave events are on sale now.


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Talks
Ideas
Artist Talks
ECLIPSE
Fri, Sep 7 at 6pm (pre-show, 45min)
Miriam
Thu, Sep 13
The Channel
Fri, Sep 21
Paris Commune
Fri, Oct 5
ELSEWHERE
Fri, Oct 19
Ideas
Artist Talks
red, black and GREEN: a blues
Fri, Nov 2
DanceMotionUSA (sm)
Fri, Nov 16
Untrained
Fri, Nov 30
And lose the name of action
Thu, Dec 6
Timber
Fri, Dec 14
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PAST EVENTS
Film
The Shooting Gallery
 

The audience triggers videos with lasers in this interactive installation from Bill Morrison.

Nov 8—Nov 10, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Visual Art
The Channel
 

Derrick Adams deconstructs pop culture and kids’ TV in this lively multimedia work.

Sep 19—Sep 22, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Theater
Paris Commune
 

The Civilians revive 19th-century cabaret to tell the story of the 1871 Paris Commune.

Oct 3—Oct 7, 2012
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred: Dread Scott
 

Performance artist Dread Scott explores slavery in the US's founding documents.

Thu, Oct 11, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred: Jennifer Miller
 

Artist Jennifer Miller presents a show as part of the performance-art series Brooklyn Bred.

Fri, Oct 12, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Theater
Brooklyn Bred: Coco Fusco
 

Performance artist Coco Fusco explores the daunting act of fleeing Cuba for a new life. 

Sat, Oct 13, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Theater
red, black & GREEN: a blues
 

Marc Bamuthi Joseph offers a poetic theatrical vision of sustainability and social change.

Oct 31—Nov 4, 2012
 
 
Theater
All That Fall
 

The audience sits in rocking chairs for this stirring take on the Beckett radio play.

Dec 19—Dec 23, 2012
US PREMIERE
 
 
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Dance
ECLIPSE
 

Choreographer Jonah Bokaer and artist Anthony McCall present a gripping site-specific work.

Sep 5—Sep 9, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Dance
Miriam
 

Dancer-choreographer Nora Chipaumire pays tribute to singer-activist Miriam Makeba.

Sep 12—Sep 15, 2012
 
 
Dance
DanceMotion USA (sm)
 

Trey McIntyre Project returns from its DanceMotion USA (sm) tour with this collaborative work.

Nov 14—Nov 17, 2012
 
 
Free
Dance
Untrained
 

Choreographer Lucy Guerin explores the revealing movements of the untrained body.

Nov 27—Dec 1, 2012
US PREMIERE
 
 
Dance
And lose the name of action
 

Miguel Gutierrez explores the elusive logic of improvisation with dancers aged 33 to 62.

Dec 4—Dec 8, 2012
 
 
Music
Next Wave of Song: Ian and Chad
 

Songwriting duo Ian and Chad mix theatrical whimsy and heartfelt soul in song.

Fri, Sep 28, 2012
 
 
Music
Next Wave of Song: Tamar-kali: Pseudoacoustic
 

Grungy rock and torch songs come together in Tamar-kali’s Pseudoacoustic project.

Sat, Sep 29, 2012
 
 
Music
ELSEWHERE
 

Cellist Maya Beiser brings surreal music and dance to the biblical story of Lot’s wife.

Oct 17—Oct 20, 2012
 
 
Music
Out Cold / Zippo Songs
 

Singer Theo Bleckmann performs two dramatic song cycles by composer Phil Kline.

Oct 25—Oct 27, 2012
WORLD PREMIERE
 
 
Music
Timber
 

Michael Gordon presents this work for six wooden 2x4s, amplified to kaleidoscopic effect.

Dec 13—Dec 15, 2012