Creative Hive @ Casa de Artes, Mexico City
Sep
23
to Jan 13

Creative Hive @ Casa de Artes, Mexico City

Almanac company members Nicole Burgio and Ben Grinberg share their process for creating full-length contemporary circus with an ensemble of mover/makers in Mexico City from September-December, 2018. 

Information about the program and registration is available here (page is in Spanish):

Additional intensive workshops in various aerial, handstand, and physical theatre disciplines will be offered in Mexico City at this time as well.

Final shows are open to the public December 8, 15, and 22.

http://www.artesycirco.com/colmena-creativa/

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Almanac at the Barnes
Jul
1
1:00 PM13:00

Almanac at the Barnes

Watch performers tumble, climb, fall, and fly as they create a new language of storytelling in action. Stick around between performances to unlock the acrobat inside yourself!

Performances at 1pm and 2:30pm; interactive workshop at 1:20pm.

FREE

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Test Flights
Jun
3
7:00 PM19:00

Test Flights

Circus scratch night! Come out to see works-in-progress from the region’s most skilled and expressive jugglers, acrobats, and aerialists. Join us as we celebrate risk-taking  cross-pollination of circus with other art forms. This special festival edition will feature performances from Kyle Driggs and Andrea Murillo, Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, Sasha Harrington and Andrew Adams, Nicole Burgio, and more. 

FREE

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The Fleecing
Feb
8
to Feb 17

The Fleecing

An audience immersive, interactive performance event inside a historic mansion in Germantown, featuring some of the region's best performers, as they push themselves to a fever pitch to win your solemn vote.

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Scrimmage
Feb
4
10:00 AM10:00

Scrimmage

Sport your Eagles green and kick off Super Bowl Sunday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Cheer for “Scrimmage!” as teams of acrobats from the Almanac face off and look for recruits in the audience for the match of the century.

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Harvest
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Harvest

A week long micro-residency with a guest artist, culminating in a mixed-bill showing of work created during the residency and short works in progress performances by community members. Warm cider, cookies, conversation, and performance- all ending in a group folk dance. 

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Fronteras: A Door in the Desert
Nov
23
8:00 PM20:00

Fronteras: A Door in the Desert

  • Teatro Alarife Martín Casillas (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The center piece of Almanac's 2017 Mexico tour, a reworked and reimagined Door in the Desert will be presented by the secretary of culture at Teatro Alarife Martín Casillas. Featuring four original cast members as well as newcomer Mexican artist Samuel Morales as well as original live music. 

http://sc.jalisco.gob.mx/agenda/danza/7307

Admission is free!

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AcroAction! Performance and Workshop
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

AcroAction! Performance and Workshop

In a plaza between two elementary schools, right as the final bell rings, the fun begins! We will present excerpts from AcroAction!, our acclaimed in-school assembly program, outside the Santa Cecilia Cultural Center in Guadalajara. After the performances, we will invite the students to come and build trust, take risks, play and move with us! Sponsored by the Santa Cecilia Cultural Center. Presentado en español. 

Free!

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