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Suspending Time: Raja Feather Kelly|the feath3r theory

Pentacle Dance Series

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:00 PM–8:00 PM

We cannot stop time, but we can inhabit it. Experience site-specific dance in the Rubin galleries by some of New York’s most inspiring choreographers, presented in partnership with the arts organization Pentacle.

On Wednesday, April 11, attend a performance from choreographer Raja Feather Kelly of the Feath3r Theory.

Performances are at 6:00, 6:45, and 7:30 PM. Tickets for each performance are sold separately.

Pentacle is a not-for-profit management support organization whose mission is to provide hands-on support to project-based choreographers and small dance companies, to help them further their artistic vision and strengthen the arts field. For over 40 years, Pentacle has served as a model for nonprofit administration, allowing artists to do what they do best—create art and engage with audiences.


About the Artist

Raja Feather Kelly‘s choreography includes Another Fucking Warhol Production (The Kitchen), Andy Warhol’s Bleu Movie (BAM Fisher), Andy Warhol’s Tropico (Danspace Project), Andy Warhol’s Drella, I Love You Faye Driscoll (The Invisible Dog), and Andy Warhol’s 15: Color Me, Warhol; (Dixon Place). Off-Broadway credits include choreography for Brenden Jacobs-Jenkins’s Everybody, directed by Lila Neugabauer (Signature Theater), Susan-Lori Parks’s The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Signature Theater, nominated for the 2017 Lucille Lortel Award), Funnyhouse of a Negro, written by Adrienne Kennedy and directed by Lila Neugebauer (Signature Theater, nominated for the 2017 Lucille Lortel Award), Daaimah Mubashshir’s Everyday Afroplay (Jack), and Richard Allen and Taran Gray’s Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical (Acorn Theatre), directed by Whitney White.

Raja was born in Fort Hood, Texas, and is the first and only choreographer to dedicate the entirety of his company’s work to Andy Warhol and the development of popular culture over the last thirty years. Kelly can be seen in the work of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, Keely Garfield, and Kota Yamazaki. He has formerly been a company member with David Dorfman Dance, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, Christopher Williams Dance, Zoe | Juniper, Colleen Thomas and Dancers.


Image Credit
Photography by Arnuad Flachier

Please note the same performance is repeated in each of the three time slots. Tickets for each time slot are sold separately.


Tickets: $15.00

Member Tickets: $13.50

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