Dance

  • KST Presents

    August 26 - 27

    Choreography Project 2017

    Since Exhalations Dance Theatre was founded in 2009, we have always been focused on the power of interpretation. With dance, one can perceive the position of an individual; and allow that consciousness to make a universal statement beyond the boundaries of language. T

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    September 1

    Unblurred Dance Party – September

    On the first Friday of each month, people from all over the city come together on Penn Avenue for Unblurred meet artists and encounter works of photography, dance, painting, sculpture, music and spoken word.

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    September 27

    Thrival Innovation Festival Keynote

    In collaboration with XPrize, Thrival Innovation addresses, head on, the consequences of an artificial intelligence revolution—ranging from the effects on our day-to-day lives, to the impact on jobs and the economy, to the way government and lawmakers handle automation on a massive scale.

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    October 6

    Unblurred Dance Party – October

    On the first Friday of each month, people from all over the city come together on Penn Avenue for Unblurred meet artists and encounter works of photography, dance, painting, sculpture, music and spoken word.

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    October 13 - 14

    Ananya Dance Theatre – Shyamali: Sprouting Words

    Ananya Dance Theater’s newest work takes its name from the Bengali work for “dark green,” and draws inspiration from the force that springs trodden grass back to life. In Shyamali: Sprouting Words, choreographer Ananya Chatterjea recognizes proactive dissent as a fuel for growth, and celebrates the courage of women who refuse to be broken, women who speak up, talk back, embody dissent and sustain their communities against injustice.

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    October 24

    Bill Shannon – Residency Showing

    As KST’s current Penn Avenue Creative Artist-in-Residence, Bill Shannon offers an in-process showing and conversation about Touch Update, a multidisciplinary work that combines movement, wearable projection technology and video installation to explore the significant and often subtle implications of physical human contact in the digital era.

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    October 27 - 28

    Balafon West African Dance – Black River Dance Festival

    Led by revered dance artist Kadiatou Conte-Forte, Balafon West African Dance Ensemble is a Pittsburgh institution, one that combines intricate choreography and elaborate costumes with live music and song

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    October 28

    9th Annual Halloween Mayhem

    Zombies, a costume parade, puppets, games and more fill Kelly Strayhorn Theater for our ninth annual Halloween Mayhem.

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    November 3

    Unblurred Dance Party – November

    On the first Friday of each month, people from all over the city come together on Penn Avenue for Unblurred meet artists and encounter works of photography, dance, painting, sculpture, music and spoken word.

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    November 17 - 18

    9th Annual My People Series

    This year’s My People series explores the life of queer people of color through award-winning films, community conversations and performances to celebrate the rich contributions made by LGBTQIA people of color.

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    December 1

    Unblurred Dance Party – December

    On the first Friday of each month, people from all over the city come together on Penn Avenue for Unblurred meet artists and encounter works of photography, dance, painting, sculpture, music and spoken word.

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    December 9

    Let’s Move! Family Dance Party

    Warm up the holiday season with a mid-day dance party to get the whole family moving.

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    December 15 - 16

    slowdanger / MICHIYAYA Dance

    The culmination of a six-month, bi-city exchange, this evening of experimental and interdisciplinary dance performances explores our identities as constantly shifting states of being, of boundaries defined and refined by the spaces we inhabit.