Festivals

newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival

newMoves13-festivalExperience new works from today’s most exciting local and visiting contemporary choreographers.

May 7–9, 2015

Kelly Strayhorn Theater presents three nights of exciting new work by young choreographers from Pittsburgh and around the country at the 2015 newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival. Each evening is a medley of four to five short works presented in one exciting program. Come enjoy dance and a vibrant audience that knows how to have fun! Performances run May 7–9, with special events beginning May 4.

Meet the Artists Join us for lunch with the festival artists and visits to local dance studios each day —both free with your Festival Pass. It’s your chance to go behind the scenes and meet the artists from Pittsburgh and beyond!

Featured choreography from past festivals have included anonymous bodies, August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble, Baker & Tarpaga Dance Project, BLOOM! Dance Collective, Gia T. Cacalano, Marjani Forte, Jasmine Hearn, idiosynCrazy Productions, Jaamil Kosoko, André Koslowski, Simone Sobers,  and STAYCEE PEARL dance project.

Photo by Nick Fancher | Courtesy of Abigail Zbikowski