Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York University
Apr 1, 2014 *10* Skirball Celebrity Profiles

As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations, we are excited to profile *10* individuals from throughout Skirball's first decade who embody key aspects of Skirball's mission and vision. Read them here.

Apr 1, 2014 THE MICHAEL MORONES FOUNDATION PRESENTS BROADWAY BATTLES BULLYING

The Michael Morones Foundation announced a one-night only benefit concert entitled Broadway Battles Bullying to take place on Monday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The benefit and silent auction will raise money for the newly created Michael Morones Foundation, which works to educate communities about youth suicide prevention and the effects of bullying. The benefit concert is presented by an honorary host committee of Broadway, screen, and music veterans including Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Mary-Louise Parker, Paula Cole, Megan Hilty, Jonathan Groff, and Julia Murney, who have all generously donated their support to the Michael Morones Foundation. 

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Feb 28, 2014 Tan Dun's The Map Performed By NYU Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Andrew Cyr Featuring Cellist Wendy Sutter

The NYU Symphony Orchestra will perform Tan Dun’s masterpiece, The Map, in a one-night only concert performance. The renowned Chinese composer created the work as a response to his 1999 tour of the eastern part of Hunan Province. The field video recordings used in The Map capture passionate antiphonal singing, intriguing tongue singing, emphatic percussive dance and other images of ethnic musical life. The interaction of audio-video and live music connected generations and cultures across years and over continents.

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Feb 28, 2014 “The Piano In A Factory,” A Film By Zhang Meng at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts' Visions + Voices: China

“The Piano in a Factory,” a film by Zhang Meng, will be screened on Saturday, April 12 at 7PM at the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Set among the “lost generation” of workers in the heavy industrial area in northeastern China who were hit by the policies of reform and economic openness in the 1990s, we see them rekindle their skills and rediscover the joy of working.

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Feb 25, 2014 The New York Times calls TAO Dance "Magnetic"

"Mr. Tao has an ability to draw you inside his austere, meditative world; if you go willingly, you realize that the body is a sacred place." Read the rest of the review here.

Feb 7, 2014 TAO Dance Theater Opens Visions + Voices: China

TAO Dance Theater’s 4 and the U.S. Premiere of 5 will open the second annual Visions + Voices Global Performance Series at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts from February 20-23. This year’s Visions + Voices will focus on China and will run from February 20–May 12, 2014.

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Jan 24, 2014 29th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards to be hosted by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman May 4

Veteran theater producer Robyn Goodman to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lucille Lortel Awards beginning at 7PM at NYU Skirball.

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Jan 24, 2014 NYU Skirball Center announces Visions + Voices: China

The Visions + Voices Global Performance Series is an annual performing arts series held at the NYU Skirball Center that creates a unique opportunity to celebrate and closely examine a singular world culture through a wide ranging artistic lens. This year’s focus is China and highlights several artists who build upon cultural tradition while embracing modern perspectives.

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Dec 17, 2013 NYU Skirball Center Receives its 2nd NEA grant!

This prestigious grant was awarded to support NYU Skirball Center's presentation of the U.S. premiere of the National Theatre of China's production of William Shakespeare's "Richard III," presented in tandem with educational workshops and audience engagement activities. Led by Artistic Director Wang Xiaoying, the National Theatre of China will perform their Beijing opera-influenced adaptation of the classic tragedy in Mandarin with English supertitles. The piece takes the tale of a Machiavellian rise to power and infuses it with decidedly Chinese characteristics in a production that features elaborate costumes, decorative masks, Chinese percussive instruments, and traditional Chinese opera makeup.

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Oct 7, 2013 The New York City premiere of CIRKOPOLIS on December 18th

NYU Skirball will present the New York City premiere of CIRKOPOLIS, the critically acclaimed show by Montreal-based troupe Cirque Eloize for a strictly limited engagement beginning December, 18th.

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Aug 19, 2013 Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Announces 10th Anniversary Season!

Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Announces its 10th Anniversary Season, including theater, dialogues, screenings, live music, dance and more!

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