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  • Pussy Riot (Canceled)
    9:30 Club, D.C.
    Apr 04, 2020, 8:00 PM
    9:30 Club, D.C., 815 V St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
    Catch me dancing alongside the Russian protest punk group Pussy Riot, as part of their US tour!
  • Jonah Bokaer Choreography: Indecent Spaces (Canceled)
    CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, UNC
    Mar 26, 2020, 7:30 PM
    CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, UNC, 123 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    Indecent Spaces is a new performance work exploring connections between identity, gender, race, and space by Jonah Bokaer Choreography, in collaboration with architect Charles Renfro / DS+R and UNC sociologist Charlie Kurtzman.
  • Jonah Bokaer Choreography: RECESS
    Chez Bushwick
    Mar 02, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Chez Bushwick, 304 Boerum St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
    I will be performing with Jonah Bokaer Choreography as we present a preview of our new work, developed in collaboration with architect Charles Renfro, as part of UNC's DisTIL Fellowship.
  • Artists by Any Other Name: Sound of Arts Festival
    The Secret Theatre
    Nov 20, 2019, 7:00 PM
    The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    Artists by Any Other Name is highlighting collaborations between chamber music and dance that reflect upon our lines of artistic influence. I'm excited to be presenting two new pieces of choreography--set to the music of Bach and Yui Kitamura--as well as performing in work by Whitney Janis.
  • Jonah Bokaer Choreography: She Who Tells a Story
    Ackland Art Museum
    Nov 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Ackland Art Museum, 101 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    I'm excited to perform a new trio inside the Ackland Art Museum's exhibition 'She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,' as part of Jonah Bokaer Choreography's DisTIL residency.
  • Arts Administrators of Color Network Convening
    Eaton Hotel, DC
    Nov 10, 2019, 11:00 AM
    Eaton Hotel, DC, 1201 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    As a representative of Dance/NYC's Junior Committee, I will be co-moderating an open discussion on "Words We Use to Talk About Race," and the implications behind them. The AAC Convening is a two day event (November 9-10) featuring a variety of panels, discussions, and networking sessions.
  • ModArts: Move to Change
    University Settlement House
    Nov 08, 2019, 7:30 PM – Nov 09, 2019, 7:30 PM
    University Settlement House, 184 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Leila Mire and I are excited for the NYC premiere of our work "Arab-Fucking-Esque: Not Your Sexy Harem Girls," a reflection on orientalist misogyny in ballet and pop culture. ModArts Move to Change festival presents dance as activism through the lens of people of color.
  • Falls Kennedy: Socrates at the Baths
    Triskelion Arts
    Oct 17, 2019, 7:30 PM – Oct 19, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
    As part of the Triskelion Arts Split Bill program, I will be performing with Falls Kennedy and the Movement Accomplices in "Socrates at The Baths" a whimsical reflection on classicism and questions. Performances will be on October 17 and 19 at 7:30pm
  • eSKay Arts Collective: WAXworks
    Triskelion Arts
    Sep 22, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
    I'll be performing once again with eSKay Arts Collective in Jennifer Jackson's "Carrying Unchecked Baggage."
  • YallaPunk
    Crane Arts Center
    Sep 01, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Crane Arts Center, 1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    As part of the 4-day YallaPunk festival, I will be showing a new piece in collaboration with Leila Mire. "Arab-Fucking-esque: Not Your Sexy Harem Girls" is a parodic take on orientalist misogyny in dance from ballet to pop culture.
  • Gotham Dance Theater: Queens Pride
    Jackson Heights
    Jun 02, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Jackson Heights, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, USA
    GDT will be presenting a fun mix of choreography, including some of my own! Join us celebrating World Pride and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall!
  • Dixon Place: Crossing Boundaries
    Dixon Place
    May 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Crossing Boundaries showcases new work by choreographers who cross cultural, geographic & disciplinary boundaries. Eleanor Altholz and I will be showing our latest iteration of our dance/drag/comedy piece "No Homo."
  • Rebirth of Rabbit's Foot
    The PIT
    May 20, 2019, 8:00 PM
    The PIT, 123 E 24th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    A Traveling Off Broadway Vaudeville Hip Hop show touching upon racial identity, comedy and history. I'll be playing an intern, and dancing in the ensemble.
  • Jordan Bean & Co: Hearts on The Wall
    Dixon Place
    Apr 26, 2019, 7:30 PM
    Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Catch me performing some new spoken word pieces and dance improvisation in this works-in-progress showcase in the Dixon Place Lounge!
  • Gotham Dance Theater: LAUNCH V
    The Tank
    Apr 24, 2019, 8:00 PM
    The Tank, 312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Launch V is the fifth annual variety showcase presented by urban contemporary dance company, Gotham Dance Theater. I will be performing with GDT in pieces by Marc Nuñez and Lyndsay Dru Corbett, as well as performing my own spoken word work.
  • Artists By Any Other Name: "Elements Of"
    CPR - Center for Performance Research
    Apr 12, 2019, 7:00 PM – Apr 13, 2019, 11:00 PM
    CPR - Center for Performance Research, 361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Blending modern dance and live music, Artists By Any Other Name’s “Elements Of” explores fragmented and latent emotions hidden within the seemingly mundane. I'll be performing choreography by Abby Marchesseault and Whitney Janis.
  • eSKay Arts Collective: Dance Educators Collective Concert
    92nd Street Y
    Mar 24, 2019, 3:00 PM
    92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA
    As part of EsKay Arts Collective, I will be performing in Jennifer Jackson's new work "Unchecked Baggage" in a concert featuring choreography by NYC Department of Education dance educators. Performances at 3 and 6pm.
  • Tina Croll and Company: From the Horse's Mouth
    The 14th Street Y
    Mar 22, 2019, 8:00 PM – Mar 23, 2019, 8:00 PM
    The 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dancers, choreographers, writers and fellow dance critics come together to honor Deborah Jowitt in four performances at the 14th St. Y. I will be dancing in the March 22 and 23 performances!
  • Current. Showcase
    Barnard Hall
    Mar 09, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, USA
    I will be presenting my dance and spoken word piece "Spora" once again, as part of an informal showing and discussion of new works. Entry is donation based!
  • Dancers Unlimited: reasonsLegacy 4
    The Actors Fund
    Mar 01, 2019, 7:30 PM
    The Actors Fund, 729 7th Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10019, USA
    I'm excited to present a new dance and spoken word piece, "Spora," as part of the Dancers Unlimited Reasons4Legacy series, focusing on themes of human migration. Performances on March 1 and 2, with a discussion after the March 2 show! Use discount code NKHAYRALLAH
  • eSKay Arts Collective: WAXworks
    Triskelion Arts
    Feb 24, 2019, 6:00 PM
    Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
    I'm excited to perform with eSKay Arts Collective in Em Colton's piece, "The Perfect Smile"
  • Dance/NYC Symposium: Words We Use to Talk About Race
    Hunter College
    Feb 23, 2019, 2:00 PM
    Hunter College, 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
    As part of Dance/NYC's two-day symposium, I am co-moderating a discussion on "Words We Use To Talk About Race" in the dance field, with guest speakers Charmian Wells, Shiyam Galyon, and J. Bouey.
  • Unruly Collective: Friday Night Feature
    Unruly Collective
    Dec 19, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Unruly Collective, 200 Cooper St, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA
    Come out for a chill and art-filled night at Unruly! I'll be trying out some spoken word pieces, and performing some dance improv!
  • Extras and Affiliates: Current. Artist Showcase
    CPR - Center for Performance Research
    Dec 15, 2018, 8:00 PM
    CPR - Center for Performance Research, 361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    Catch me performing in a new work by Lizzie Benzik as part of Extras and Affiliates! Current. is an informal, donation-based showcase of new choreography.
  • eSKay Arts Collective: ASBC Showcase
    American Swiss Ballet
    Dec 08, 2018, 6:00 PM
    American Swiss Ballet, 300 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    I will be performing with esKay Dance in the American Swiss Ballet Company Showcase, in a new piece by Em Colton, highlighting inequities in Dental Healthcare. Performances at 6pm and 8pm!
  • Artists by Any Other Name: Fertile Ground
    Green Space
    Dec 02, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Green Space, 37-24 24th St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    I'm excited to perform "Neoarchean" by Whitney Janis once again, as part of Green Space's Fertile Ground Series.
  • Artists By Any Other Name: Workshop Concert
    The Secret Theatre
    Nov 20, 2018, 8:00 PM
    The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
    I will be performing in "Elements Of," by Whitney Janis, as part of Artists by Any Other Name Workshop Concert, showcasing new works to live music.
  • Jennifer Muller/ The Works: HATCH Presenting Series
    Jennifer Muller/The Works Studios
    Nov 17, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Jennifer Muller/The Works Studios, 131 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
    I'm excited to present my solo work "Unscrewed!" Stay afterward for a Q & A session with the presenting artists.
  • Broadway Barkada: Lumipad
    Alvin Ailey Studios
    Oct 21, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Alvin Ailey Studios, 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    I'll be performing in a contemporary jazz piece by Marc Andrew Nunez as part of Broadway Barkada's Annual Lumipad Dance Concert!
  • Sacred Circle Theater Company: Word Made Flesh
    Mayday Space
    Oct 12, 2018, 8:00 PM – Oct 14, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Mayday Space, 176 St Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
    I'm excited to be co-creating and performing a new piece alongside Eleanor Altholz. "No Homo: The Duet" is a comedic piece of dance-theater about how we inevitably become what we’re trying too hard to avoid. Also about bromance.
  • Gotham Dance Theater: Queensborough Dance Festival
    Diversity Plaza
    Sep 08, 2018, 1:00 PM
    Diversity Plaza, 73-19 37th Rd, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
    As part of the Queensborough Dance Festival tour, I'll be performing with Gotham Dance Theater in "Social Monster," choreographed by Victoria Beale. Free with RSVP!
  • Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers: InHale Performance Series
    KYL/D’s CHI Movement Arts Center
    Aug 24, 2018, 7:30 PM
    KYL/D’s CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA
    I’ll be performing in “Evolving,” a quartet by Tingting Zhou, as part of this lineup of fresh movement artists
  • A Midsummer Night Rooftop Extravaganza
    Crown Heights
    Aug 11, 2018, 4:00 PM
    Crown Heights, 690 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA
    Join us on a rooftop in Brooklyn for an evening of music and art! Catch me improvising through the space throughout the event! It's free--just bring your own food and drink!
  • Gotham Dance Theater: Queensborough Dance Festival
    Lost Battalion Hall
    Aug 04, 2018, 12:30 PM
    Lost Battalion Hall , 1138, 93-29 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374, USA
    As part of the Queensborough Dance Festival tour, I'll be performing with Gotham Dance Theater in "Social Monster," choreographed by Victoria Beale. Free with RSVP!
  • Dear Strangers Unite
    The Peoples Improv Theater
    Jul 27, 2018, 9:30 PM
    The Peoples Improv Theater, 123 E 24th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    I'll be dancing as part of Bridget Barkan's all-improvised Neo-variety show, featuring Barkan's musical performance and guest improvisors sharing stories of love, loss and the power of community.
  • Her Majesty Farrokh Bulsara (Queen Performance Party)
    Gowanus
    Jun 16, 2018, 8:00 PM
    Gowanus, Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    I'm thrilled to be hosting my first Artery showcase! Catalyzed by the straightwashing and whitewashing of the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic, I'm hosting an unwashed Queen-inspired performance party, featuring music, dance, comedy, poetry, and pop history! RSVP for details!
  • The How: HOWL Series
    Montgomery Gardens
    May 24, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Montgomery Gardens, 104 Montgomery Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
    I will be performing my self-choreographed solo "Teenage Angst Survivor's Club," as well as an improv piece "Mixed Signals," set to the fiddling of a radio dial. I'm excited to share the evening with some talented musical performers! $10 suggested donation, with alcohol included.
  • Artists By Any Other Name: Her Favorite
    Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College
    May 05, 2018, 5:00 PM
    Lefrak Concert Hall, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard Queens, NY 11367
    "Her Favorite" a modern, woman-driven interpretation of Baroque court dance directed by Aimee Niemann, and choreographed by myself and Traci Finch, is presenting at the Queens College Arts Festival! Admission is free!
  • Gotham Dance Theater: LAUNCH IV
    The Tank
    Apr 26, 2018, 9:00 PM
    The Tank, 312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
    Catch me dancing with Gotham Dance Theater--performing work by Nicole Johnson and Lindsay Dru Corbett--in the annual variety showcase LAUNCH!
  • Artists By Any Other Name: Her Favorite
    Alliance of Resident Theatres
    Apr 21, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Alliance of Resident Theatres, 138 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
    Working with director Aimee Niemann, co-choreographer Traci Finch, and the artists of the dance and music collaborative Artists by Any Other Name, I am choreographing and performing in "Her Favorite" a modern, woman-driven interpretation of Baroque court dance. More info and tickets coming soon!
  • Dance/NYC Junior Committee: Labor of Love? A Long Table
    Gibney 280
    Apr 17, 2018, 6:30 PM
    Gibney 280, 280 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Join the Dance/NYC Junior Committee for a Long Table discussion around labor, artistic love, and monetary and social value in the dance field. I will be co-facilitating this long table discussion with Kim Savarino, featuring core participants Brinae Ali, Caroline Fermin, and Alexander Thomson.
  • Entertainment X Primary: Dance Industry Showcase
    Center for Performance Research
    Apr 07, 2018, 7:00 PM
    Center for Performance Research, 361 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
    I'll be dancing in "Lights" by Susan Toni, as part of EXP's Dance Industry Showcase, an evening dedicated to questioning the values and rules of our current entertainment industry.
  • Tina Croll and Company: From the Horse's Mouth
    The 14th Street Y
    Mar 15, 2018, 8:00 PM – Mar 19, 2018, 2:00 PM
    The 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    "From the Horse's Mouth" is a series combining dance and storytelling. This production's stories center around the legacy of Dr. Magda Saleh, Egyptian prima ballerina and dance scholar. I am excited to be dancing as a part of this production, alongside performers of many genres!
  • SHIFT Dance Collective: Uptown Rising Performance Series
    Bridge For Dance
    Mar 03, 2018, 7:30 PM
    Bridge For Dance, 2726 Broadway, New York, NY 10025, USA
    As part of the Uptown Rising Performance Series, hosted by Bridge for Dance, I will be performing with SHIFT Dance Collective in "Incrementum" a new work by Gabriella Bruno about growth and change.
  • NACHMO: Susan Toni
    Mark Morris Dance Group
    Feb 16, 2018, 7:30 PM
    Mark Morris Dance Group, 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
    NACHMO is an annual challenge that spurs artists to choreograph new work by providing a deadline, a community of peers, and opportunities to share their new work with the public. Come see me perform in a new piece choreographed by Susan Toni!
  • The Nutcracker NYC: A Contemporary Ballet
    Ailey Citigroup Theater
    Dec 08, 2017, 7:00 PM – Dec 09, 2017, 9:00 PM
    Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    On December 8th and 9th, I will be performing in Giada Ferrone's Nutcracker NYC at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. For more information and updates to come, see: https://www.facebook.com/thenutcrackernyc/
  • Broadway Barkada: Lumipad
    Alvin Ailey Studios
    Nov 12, 2017, 7:30 PM
    Alvin Ailey Studios, 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    I will be performing in a fierce and politically charged heels piece by Marc Andrew Nuñez, as part of Broadway Barkada's showcase of works by members of the New York Filipino dance community. Details and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/broadway-barkada-lumipad-dance-concert-2017-tickets-384079
  • Nutcracker NYC: Preview and Reception
    Tisch Dance, Studio 3
    Oct 29, 2017, 5:30 PM
    Tisch Dance, Studio 3, 111 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Giada Ferrone's Nutcracker NYC will present excerpts of the upcoming show at a free preview and reception. Details
  • JAPAN Collective: Masks Showcase
    733 Dekalb Ave
    Oct 28, 2017, 9:00 PM
    733 Dekalb Ave, 733 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA
    Catch me improvising in this Halloween showcase hosted by the JAPAN Collective and Artery! Also features fashion, music, and poetry. Details and RSVP: https://artery.is/showcases/japan_presents_masks
  • Gotham Dance Theater: This Feels Like Home
    Speyer Hall, University Settlement
    Oct 14, 2017, 8:00 PM – Oct 16, 2017, 7:00 PM
    Speyer Hall, University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    On October 14 at 8pm and October 15 at 7pm, I will be a part of Gotham Dance Theater's evening-length work "This feels like home," developed in residency at the University Settlement in collaboration with English Language students. Details and Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3067150
  • Soviet Kitsch: A Regina Spektor Showcase
    Brooklyn
    Oct 02, 2017, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Catch me improvising at a showcase dedicated to Regina Spector covers! RSVP for location specifics and details: https://artery.is/showcases/soviet_kitsch_a_regina_spektor_showcase
  • Unruly Collective: The Fall Art Show
    Bushwick
    Sep 23, 2017, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bushwick, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    The Unruly Collective is hosting its Fall Art Showcase including over 15 international and local performers. I will be performing an improvised solo piece at 6:30pm! Pay what you wish and BYOB! RSVP for location specifics at: https://artery.is/showcases/unruly_presents_the_fall_art_show
  • Amalgamate Dance Company: Guest Artist Showcase
    New York City Center Studios
    Sep 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
    New York City Center Studios, 131 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    As part of ADC's Guest Artist Series, I will be performing in a new piece by Joe Monteleone. The performance, which also includes work by Douglas Gillespie, Tiffany Mills, and Joya Powell, will be September 17 at 6pm. Details: http://www.amalgamatedance.com/guest-artist-showcase-performance.html
  • Gotham Dance Theater: EMERGE Choreographer's Showcase
    The Tank
    Sep 07, 2017, 7:00 PM
    The Tank, 312 W 36th St
    I will be presenting and performing a new solo, "Teenage Angst Survivor's Club!" More info and tickets: http://thetanknyc.org/dance/791-emerge/
  • Artery Showcase: Sunset Session IX
    Brooklyn
    Aug 27, 2017, 7:00 PM
    Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Come out to this rooftop showcase and see me improvise alongside musicians, dancers, comedians, poets, and visual artists! Location specifics will be provided to registered attendees. For a full lineup and to RSVP: https://artery.is/showcases/sunset_session_ix_if_the_spirit_moves_you
  • Artery Showcase: Before the Eclipse
    Bushwick
    Aug 20, 2017, 7:30 PM
    Bushwick, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Catch me improvising on a rooftop in Bushwick alongside three other musicians and dancers! Location specifics will be sent to registered attendees. For lineup information and to RSVP: https://artery.is/showcases/before_the_eclipse
  • Trainor Dance: Battery Dance Festival
    Robert F Wagner Junior Park
    Aug 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
    Robert F Wagner Junior Park, 20 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10280, USA
    Come to Battery Dance Festival on August 18 and see me perform in Caitlin Trainor's audience-interactive piece "Group Soup!" Festival Schedule: https://batterydance.org/battery-dance-festival/
  • Merce Cunningham Trust: Changing Steps
    New York City Center
    Aug 11, 2017, 3:00 PM
    New York City Center, 131 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    I'm thrilled to be participating in a performance workshop with the Merce Cunningham Trust, restaging Cunningham's 1973 work "Changing Steps." Performances will be at City Center Studios, August 11, 3 and 4:30pm. www.mercecunningham.org
  • The Woolgatherers: Genesis 22
    Governors Island
    Jul 20, 2017, 7:00 PM – Jul 30, 2017, 11:00 PM
    Governors Island, Governors Island, New York, NY 11231, USA
    I am excited to be dancing in Genesis 22, a site-specific immersive production with the Woolgatherers Theatre Group! Performances will be on Governor's Island July 20-23 and 27-30, with times TBD. For more information about the project see: http://www.thewoolgatherers.com/genesis-22
  • JoAnna Mendl Shaw: Mandala
    Gantry Plaza State Park
    Jul 08, 2017, 9:00 AM – Jul 09, 2017, 4:00 PM
    Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd, Long Island City, NY 10007, USA
    As part of the INSITU site-specific dance festival, I will be performing in Mandala, a site-specific work by JoAnna Mendl Shaw set on the playing field of the Gantry Plaza State Park. For more on the festival schedule and line-up, see: http://www.insitudancefestival.com/

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