May 18 - 19, 2018
KST’s newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival shines a spotlight on contemporary dance and on new and established talent here and outside of the region. Launched in 2009, the festival plays a vital role in the local dance scene by fostering new works and connections and encouraging choreographers to take creative risks. Most of the works are new projects in development and/or are produced by early-career artists.
May 25 - 26, 2018
Mary’s Daughter: Memoirs of an Artivist is a one woman play about the life and times of Melanie Carter, artistically known as the Hip Hop Artivist, Blak Rapp Madusa. An autobiographical satire filled drama that seeks to contextualize black women's lives as a complex interaction of identities and illustrate the intersecting issues of race gender, religion, activism and mass incarceration with hip hop as a lens to view cultural climate in which they exist.
June 2, 2018
Put on your dancing shoes for Full Bloom, KST’s celebration of summer in the city. The annual benefit bash pulses with energy as visitors flock to East Liberty for live performances, food and drink from the best East End bars and restaurants, and a playlist of awesome dance music.