Recent Events / Performances @ GK ARTS CENTER

W2! (Women Too!)/InnerActions: December 7 & 8

Click here for tickets Limited Engagement “ If your levees were to break How hard would our waters rage? No timid approach to things that are Not distant We are the same Even if you can only see Beauty personified “ (Parris Lewis) W2! (Women [...]

André – The Voice of Wine – Sunday, November 11

Exclusive New York Premiere of the film "André - The Voice of Wine" with Winemaker Panel and Tasting Sunday, November 11 at 1PM at GK ArtsCenter For more information and tickets: CLICK HERE From the website: andrethevoiceofwine.com André Tchelistcheff, the “Dean of [...]

DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL – Nov 2 2018

THE DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL will celebrate their 12th anniversary Opening Night at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center on Friday November 2 at 7pm. The Festival, which mentors new choreographic talent, will present 12 artists with nine works in premiere. Aiding artists wishing to establish a foothold in a [...]

2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL

WHITE WAVE presents The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD October 11 – 14, 2018 Gala Opening October 11, 2018 at 7pm Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company (WHITE WAVE) [...]

Let Me Try – September 14 & 15 2018

“Let Me Try” is the multicultural and multi-disciplinary project, winner of the Bando ScrabbleLab “Residenze artistico-creative in Sardegna” financed in the field of the POR FESR 2014-2020, lead by the company L'Effimero Meraviglioso directed by Maria Assunta Calvisi (Sinnai – Sardinia) with an international partnership [...]

NEW YORK OPEN DANCE CALL – WEST SIDE STORY

NEW YORK OPEN DANCE CALL 20TH CENTURY FOX WEST SIDE STORY DIRECTED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG ADAPTED BY TONY KUSHNER SEARCHING FOR THE SHARKS & THE JETS (MALE & FEMALE) THE SHARKS ARE LATINX, THE JETS ARE CAUCASIAN SHOULD BE BETWEEN 15 - 25 YEARS OLD [...]

The Force of Things – An Opera for Objects

New York Premiere at the Mostly Mozart Festival August 6–8, 2018 How do we bear witness to a thing our bodies seem built to ignore? In Ashley Fure’s immersive music-theater piece, created with her architect brother Adam Fure and the International Contemporary Ensemble, 24 subwoofer [...]

The Toy Museum of NY

Tuesday, July 24th & Thursday, July 26th, 2018 For more info: www.ToyMuseumNY.org

SYNTHESIS DANCE – SUBTLE ALCHEMY

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:30pm Artistic Director Tracie Stanfield Under the direction of Tracie Stanfield, SynthesisDANCE creates high-energy dance theater works that connect with audiences through their accessibility, wit, musicality, and human-scale drama. Rooted in the traditions of American jazz dance, with an affinity [...]

Yonder Window “NY Teen Shakespeare Intensive”

Registration Now Open! Yonder Window "NY Teen Shakespeare Intensive" Raise your theatrical talent and intuition to the next level... The New York Teen Shakespeare Intensive, a young actor training program of Yonder Window Theatre Company, delves deeply into Shakespeare’s works, characters, and language through a [...]

Young New Yorkers Chorus presents: Breathing Free

Tickets are now on sale Young New Yorkers Chorus (YNYC) "Breathing Free" A choral meditation on ecological and spiritual oases that lighten our lives in times of change. Cloudburst, Eric Whitacre Soneto de Noche, Morten Lauridsen Make Our Garden Grow, Leonard Bernstein Let My Love [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Academy’s 2018 Spring Showcase

Tickets are now on sale Gelsey Kirkland Academy's 2018 Spring Showcase Featuring GKA's Professional Training Program Students in La Bayadere, Le Corsaire, Raymonda, and more May 18 & 19, 2018 at GK ArtsCenter, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn Click here to purchase tickets

Passion Ministry Through The Arts presents: “I Believe!”

Passion Ministry Through The Arts presents: "I Believe!" April 21st, 2018 - 2:00pm & 6:30pm Location: 29 Jay St. Brooklyn NY 11201 Phone: 212-600-0047 Car/Taxi Directions: Via Brooklyn Bridge: Take Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza W in Brooklyn. Take the exit toward [...]

Treehouse Shakers Presents: Under The Tangle

Join Treehouse Shakers, an award-winning dance and theater company, with their newest dance-play, Under the Tangle. Under the Tangle takes family audiences on a theatrical journey that is filled with surprise, wonder and discovery. PURCHASE TICKETS Visually Vibrant, Under [...]

Nutcracker Sweets – December 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2017 – Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet.

Enjoy this Holiday Performance showcasing the Professional Training Program students of Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. The performance includes Act 2 of The Nutcracker and other classical ballet excerpts including Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire, Flames of Paris and many more! This is an exciting [...]

The 2017 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL

A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD October 5 - 8, 2017 October 5, 7PM GALA October 6-8, 2017 – Festival Performances October 8, 2017 – Family Friendly Program On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates the [...]

The Dance Gallery Festival 2017

The Dance Gallery Festival 2017 Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center 29 Jay St November 3, 2017 7PM Opening Night $25 General Admission Followed by a reception and meet & greet with Festival artists Twelve artists, selected by the Festival committee from more than 250 applications, will [...]

Acquanetta

World Premiere, Chamber Version: January 9-13 at 7:30pm and January 14 at 6pm At Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

Golden Boy by Clifford Odets

Nov. 9, 10, 11, 12 – 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 2017 - 8.00 PM - Weekend matinee 2.30 PM Saturday: 2 shows 2:30PM and 8PM - Sunday: 1 show at 2:30PM TICKETS AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE! Directed by Aaron Latham and Graydon Gund [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Academy’s 2017 Spring Showcase

May 20-21, 2017 Annual Performance showcasing Gelsey Kirkland Academy students in works including La Vivandiere, Fresci and excerpts from Les Sylphides, Sleeping Beauty, Faust, Persian Fantasy and More. Performed by the students of Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, May 20 & 21, 2017 [...]

Brooklyn Bridge Dance Festival

Featuring the Periapsis Open Series, GK ArtsCenter and Periapsis Music & Dance April 28, 29 & 30 Tickets now on sale! $24 advance; $30 door (regular) $15 advance; $20 door (student/artist) PURCHASE TICKETS HERE! 29 Jay Street, DUMBO Brooklyn close [...]

Periapsis Music and Dance presents: IMMINENCE

Featuring works by; Erin Dillon, Joshua Beamish, Katarzyna Skarpetowska Jonathan Howard Katz, Shawn Jaeger And guests from the Periapsis Open Series April 1 at 8pm April 2 at 3pm and 7pm Tickets now on sale! $24 advance; $30 door (regular) $15 advance; $20 door [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet presents Eternal Spring – The Arrows and Errors of Eros

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous Featuring 3 Yakobson Masterpieces and works by Galiezovski, Lavrosky & Petipa March 23-26, 2017 Tickets now on sale starting at $20 PURCHASE TICKETS HERE! Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov Artistic Directors 29 Jay Street, DUMBO [...]

Social Thinking: May 2 – 5, 2017

In New York City, use the Social Thinking Informal Dynamic Assessment to delve into a person's strengths and weaknesses and emerge with strategies tailored to the individual. Learn over 20 unique Social Thinking concepts and vocabulary for teaching self-regulation, executive functioning, emotional understanding and theory [...]

Under The Tangle: Hope, Discovery, Adventure in a Labyrinth – Feb. 13 & 14

Join Treehouse Shakers, an award-winning dance and theater company, with their newest dance-play, Under the Tangle. Under the Tangle takes family audiences on a theatrical journey that is filled with surprise, wonder and discovery. Visually Vibrant, Under the Tangle, is the original dance-play about an [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet presents: The Nutcracker

December 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 & 18 Gelsey Kirkland Ballet, performs at GK Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, DUMBO Brooklyn, NY "The Nutcracker is a Christmas story rich in symbolism. It is about the journey of a young girl, Marie, through darkness [...]

Helen Simoneau Danse presents: Land Bridge October 14/15

7:30pm Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY Land Bridge investigates heritage and identity, examined abstractly through the lens of caribou. This premiere by Helen Simoneau, a "choreographer on the rise" (Dance Magazine), features eight performers and an original score by Nathalie Joachim, known for her [...]

ABARUKAS presents: Bernadac October 28/29

(World Premiere) October 28, 2016 10/28 at 8pm & 10/29 at 3pm & 8pm ABARUKAS presents their newest work Bernadac and two repertoires The Master (NY Premiere) and No Man is an Island. Purchase Tickets - CLICK HERE More Info: www.abarukas.org

The 2016 DUMBO Dance Festival: September 29 – October 2

A Four-Day Marathon of Dance Innovation for New York. Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter 29 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY September 29, 7pm – GALA September 30 – October 2, 2016 – Festival Performances October 2 – Family Friendly Program All festival performances are FREE / Pay-What-You-Will [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Academy – 2016 Summer Program Showcase – August 12

August 12, 2016 7:00 PM GET TICKETS HERE Presenting the Summer Program Showcase of the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet. Founded in 2010 by Artistic Directors Gelsey Kirkland & Michael Chernov, the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet’s mission is to foster a rebirth [...]

American Liberty Ballet – Sylvia ou La Nymphe de Diane – August 27

August 27, 2016 3:30 PM 7:30 PM Set to the romantic score of Léo Delibes, Sylvia is a classical ballet set in an Arcadian forest, where a shepherd boy falls in love with a huntress nymph loyal to the goddess Diana. When arrows and hearts [...]

New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean!

In honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month, Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE will present its second annual, New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean! Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:30pm & Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 6pm. Through New Traditions, Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE is committed to presenting [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Academy – 2016 Winter Program Showcase

Join us on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 for the Annual Performance showcasing Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet's students. Works that will be performed - Giselle: Dance of Giselles Friends and Peasant Dance, Swan Lake: Neapolitan Dance, Paquita, Le Corsaire: Scarf Dance, [...]

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet: Mischief, Mischief and More Mischief

A Triple Bill Ballet: Walpurgis Night, The Wedding Procession and Harlequinade-Triple Trouble "It's good news to the dance world that the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet... (have) survived the move from Manhattan to Brooklyn's DUMBO and they are thriving there... They look good on stage; they're well [...]

GK Arts Center is the Venue of choice of a wide array of Events and Performances.

Corporate:

Event Farm
CBS News
IFP-Independant Filmmaker Project
Social Thinking
FitPro Domination
Fashion Inc
Anchor Light Productions
Tutu.com

Artists:

Gelsey Kirkland, Wendy Whelan, David Halberg, Misty Copeland

Dance Companies:

Gelsey Kirkland Ballet
Complexions Contemporary Dance
Parsons Dance
Shen Wei Dance
Gallium Dance
Black Iris Project
Dance Caribbean Project
Raja Kelly Dance
Periapsis Music & Dance
Rioult Dance
White Wave Rising Dance
Dumbo Dance Festival
Stephen Petronio
Helen Simoneau Dance
Gallium Dance
Vim Vigor Dance
Abarukas Dance

Education:

Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet
AbunDance
Youth America Grand Prix
American Dance Festival
Alexandra Beller
Liberty Ballet
Hoop Dance
Martinez Academy of Arms

Theater:

St. Annes Warehouse-Rehearsals for Streetcar Named Desire
Aquila Theater- Performances of Romeo & Juliet, Sophocles’ …… and Sherlock Holmes
American Opera Project
Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Random Access Theater – Play readings

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The Gelsey Kirkland Ballet is a Studio Company founded in 2013. Recent performances include The Nutcracker, the Premiere of Stealing Time, a new work by Michael Chernov and Mischief, Mischief & More Mischief.

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The mission of the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet is to foster a rebirth of dramatic storytelling in ballet through programs that provide specialized training for gifted students from around the world.

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