Saturday, June 19 - Saturday, September 25
Kelly Strayhorn Theater is delighted to partner with Women of Visions, Inc. in celebrating their 40th anniversary! Together, we mark the occasion with MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN!, an exhibition from WoV inspired by the revolutionary musical genre.
Friday - Saturday, October 1 & 2
The Freshworks artists' collaboration, Death Dream, explores the choreopoem form to delve into the power of spoken word and political performance art that is unapologetically Black and radical.
Thursday - Saturday, October 28 - 30
CIRCLES: going in is a full-length dance work celebrating #BlackGirlMagic. Layering dance, visual arts, and a live original score, the work presents snapshots of popular culture through Choreographer Staycee Pearl’s lens as a Black woman.
Friday - Saturday, November 5 & 6
40412 combines musical and audio-visual elements with unique stories about Pittsburgh from the varying perspectives of a native and a transplanted resident with a vested interest in the city.
Wednesday - Saturday, November 10 - 13
Created in honor of Out, Queer, and Black namesake Billy Strayhorn, My People is Kelly Strayhorn Theater’s annual festival featuring Queer and Trans Artists of Color that began as a film series and lives on as a multi-disciplinary, multi-event festival.
Saturday, November 20
Let’s Move! Family Dance Party presents a showcase of The Alloy School’s Fall 2021 students and classes.
Saturday, November 27
Join us for Suite Life, our annual benefit concert that honors our namesakes, 20th century entertainment and Pittsburgh legends Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn, while also looking forward to the future of the theater.
Friday - Saturday, December 3 & 4
Utilizing light sculptures and soundscapes with vocal arrangements, Aura: Reimagined is a personal testament by Clara Kent surrounding the experiences of Black artists in the city.