2015 Next Wave Festival

Sep 16—Dec 20, 2015

Next Wave Festival 2015
Sep 23—Sep 26, 2015
Choreographer Kenneth Kvarnström riffs on the baroque with dance, music, and monologue.
Oct 7—Oct 10, 2015
Seán Curran Company and Kyrgyz folk music ensemble Ustatshakirt Plus collaborate.
Oct 28—Oct 31, 2015
Japanese dance troupe Sankai Juku returns to BAM for the first time in nearly a decade.
Nov 3—Nov 8, 2015
Dance icons Wendy Whelan and Jock Soto reimagine a Noh theater classic.
Nov 19—Nov 21, 2015
Taiwan’s U-Theatre skirts material limits with contemporary dance, martial arts, and more.
Dec 2—Dec 5, 2015
Dancer Souleymane “Solo” Badolo explores the cost of maintaining familial roots.
Dec 4—Dec 5, 2015
Choreographer Sasha Waltz sets a maelstrom of torqued torsos to the music of Edgard Varèse.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Dec 9—Dec 12, 2015
Urban Bush Women perform a new work inspired by John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme.
Dec 12—Dec 20, 2015
Mark Morris Dance Group’s beloved reimagining of The Nutcracker returns for the holidays
Mon, Nov 2, 2015
BAM members at Level 3 and above are invited.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Sep 30—Oct 3, 2015
Thaddeus Phillips uses stories and simple props to explore our fragile right of passage.
Oct 7—Oct 10, 2015
Miranda July risks all in a unique experiment in collaboration and utopia.
Oct 14—Oct 17, 2015
Visual artist Stan Douglas and screenwriter Chris Haddock deliver a high-tech film noir.
Oct 15—Oct 17, 2015
Consummate clown and choreographer Martin Zimmermann maneuvers a shape-shifting landscape.
Oct 21—Oct 24, 2015
Visionary director Karin Coonrod dissects Queen Elizabeth I through her writings.
Oct 28—Oct 31, 2015
Carl Hancock Rux and Theo Bleckmann weave together stories of genealogy and genocide.
Nov 4—Nov 8, 2015
Australian troupe Circa and the Debussy String Quartet fuse acrobatics with Shostakovich.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Nov 11—Nov 14, 2015
Théâtre de l'Atelier stages revered French writer Marguerite Duras’s mesmerizing drama.
Dec 9—Dec 12, 2015
Theatrical auteur John Jahnke resuscitates the ancient Greek myth of Hylas.
Dec 16—Dec 20, 2015
Celebrated actor Paterson Joseph inhabits the curious life of Charles “Sancho” Ignatius.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Oct 9—Oct 10, 2015
Indie band Other Lives and director Terry Kinney marry cinematic sound and imagery.
Oct 14—Oct 17, 2015
Cellist Maya Beiser performs works by Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, Michael Gordon, and others.
Nov 4—Nov 7, 2015
The audience navigates a maze of video tunnels in this live music-filled ode to life.
Nov 18—Nov 22, 2015
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society probes America’s fascination with conspiracy theories.
Nov 19—Nov 21, 2015
An experiment in melody created by artist Eve Sussman, Jim White, and Claudia de Serpa Soares.
Dec 2—Dec 6, 2015
Composer Julia Wolfe and the Bang on a Can All-Stars deconstruct the ballad of John Henry.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Oct 22—Oct 25, 2015
Artist William Kentridge takes apart time in this phantasmagoric multimedia chamber opera.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Sun, Sep 20, 2015
A panel of scholars and artists examine the timeless truths of Sophokles’ ancient tragedy.
Tue, Sep 29, 2015
Juliette Binoche and members of the company discuss their staging of Sophokles’ play.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015
Bryan Doerries and Thaddeus Phillips lead this audience forum on borders and national identity.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015
Artist William Kentridge and physicist Peter Galison discuss their multimedia chamber opera.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015
A conversation between Kay Redfield Jamison, Andrew Solomon, and Simon Critchley.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015
Director Anne Bogart and composer Julia Wolfe discuss the rich narrative of John Henry.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015
Paterson Joseph joins Bryan Doerries for this expansive audience discussion.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Tue, Sep 15, 2015
Gain unique insight into the training rituals of the incomparable Taiwanese company.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015
Thaddeus Phillips leads this master class in theater creation and improvisation.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015
Thi Mai Nguyen leads this class in movement and mindfulness.
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
The co-artistic directors of Seán Curran Company lead this class in contemporary dance.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015
Sankai Juku founder and dancer Semimaru leads this class in the movement of Butoh.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015
Souleymane Badolo guides dancers through his multifaceted movement vocabulary.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015
Company members of Urban Bush Women lead this immersive master class.
Next Wave Festival 2015
Sat, Nov 14, 2015
Members of Mark Morris Dance Group teach excerpts from this season’s The Hard Nut.
Sep 26—Dec 5, 2015
Families learn excerpts from Mark Morris Dance Group’s The Hard Nut.