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CINARS - APAP Performance
January 12th , 2003 7:30pm

Cas Public
Laurence Kayaleh


IMG Artists - APAP Performance
January 13th , 2003 at 4:00pm

The Parsons Dance Company
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Trinity Irish Dance Company
Trisha Brown Dance Company
Urban Bush Women
Sean Curran Company


FEMA and Urban Hazards Forum
FEMA January 21st and 22nd, 2003
Urban Hazards Forum January 23rd and 24th, 2003


Israel Non-Stop: A Day of Music, Theater and Dance
Sunday, February 2nd, 2003 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
For tickets call the JCC box office at 646-505-5708. Tickets are $20 and $25.

Sample Israel's vibrant contemporary culture with over 30 Israeli artists who will show you the scene from Shimkin Street to Ashkelon in this non-stop, back-to-back all day marathon performance party.
Vertigo Dance Company
– perform Vertigo and The Power Of Balance.
Yossi Yungman & Esty Zakheim – a new piece about the search for hope.
East-West Ensemble – jazz, bebop, Arab rhythms and Jewish cantorial create a new groove.
Lea Avraham & Ensemble – music, poetry, and movement.
Maya Beiser – pushing the boundaries of her cello across cultures and genres.
Acco Theater Center – perform Prayer.
And Only This One Got No Cookie – by director Ruth Kanner.


Drug Enforcement Agency - Ecstasy and Predatory Drugs Seminar
February 11th, 2003 at 10:00am - 3:30pm


Architectural Lighting Master Class
February 20th and 21st, 2003 at 6:00pm

IALD members Jonathan Speirs, Paul Gregory and Sonny Sonnenfeld, designed this program to "get your creative lighting juices flowing." Tuition is $495. The seminar is sponsored by Lighting Dimensions and Lighting Dimensions on Architecture magazines. For registration and further information, call 212-769-2751, fax 212-769-4983, e-mail


Bach - Art of the Fugue
February 26th - March 1st, 2003 at 8:00pm
For tickets call Centercharge at 212-721-6500. Tickets $38.

Ballett Freiburg Pretty Ugly Dance Company
Members of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Amanda  Miller, choreography
Gottfried  von der Goltz, musical direction

U.S. Premiere. Choreographer Amanda Miller elegantly blends classical ballet into modern dance, creating striking variations to Bach's Art of the Fugue. A favorite for dance enthusiasts and Baroque music lovers alike, the Ballett Freiburg Pretty Ugly Dance Company performs with a quintet from the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. "It's intense...sophisticated, but tantalizingly human," praised The Guardian. One of the many joys of Johann Sebastian Bach's music is the astonishing variety of interpretations it continues to inspire--and this season's festival includes some of the finest. Moving back in time, enjoy both the Freiburg and Amsterdam Baroque Orchestras in concerts that capture the sound of original Baroque instruments.


Shades of Laughter - Sisters Doin' Comedy
March 14th, 2003 at 8:00pm.
For tickets or call 212-592-3909.

Presented by Sing Sing 2000, Shades of Laughter is a showcase featuring women of color stand-up comedians. Their ages range from twenties to fourties and backgrounds as diverse as the deep south, Puerto Rico and East India. The show is cerebral, political, and downright zany.


Live By Request with Hall and Oats
March 24th, 2003 at 9pm
For ticketing information: 212-376-3324 or email


Joffrey Ensemble Dancers
April 5th, 2003 at 8pm and April 6th, 2003 at 3pm
Tickets $30 and $25, 212-254-8520

Artistic Director Elie Lazar
The Joffrey Ensemble Dancers offer the nation’s audiences a refreshingly different approach to ballet. This performance is a compelling and intimate theatrical experience – you will see classical moves that resonate with contemporary meanings. The Dancers proudly share the heritage of the internationally recognized Joffrey Ballet School. Founded in 1952, the school today remains at the forefront of American dance education and classical ballet training. Joffrey Ensemble Dancers was conceived to propel young dancers at the brink of professional careers to successful performance and establish professionalism.


Mannes Orchestra
April 10th, 2003 at 8pm

Samuel Wong ~ Director
David Hayes ~ Associate Director
Free to the public. For information call 212-496-8524


Smith College - Mozart Requium
April 13th, 2003 at 2pm


Les Ballets Grandiva
April 18th-19th, 2003 at 8pm
Tickets are $25 advance or $30 day of the show
$16 Students and Seniors $20 day of show with a valid ID
For reservations call Smarttix at 212.868.4444, 212.206.0487 fax, or online at

Swan Lake
Pas de Deux tba
Dying Swan
Ballet School


NYU Choral Alumni
April 26th, 2003 at 7:30pm
For more information :

The NYU Choral Alumni will present their 130th Anniversary Concert, dedicated to Stanley Lesser, former second tenor and president of the NYU Alumni Association. The Choral Alumni will perform with the NYU Choral Arts Society - Women's Chorus and the NYU Jazz Choir at this very special concert, which will include one of Stan's favorite numbers, a "100 Years of Broadway" medley.


Joffrey New School BFA in Dance
May 10th, 2003 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
The BFA undergraduate students of Joffrey New School present a dazzling evening of performance.


Behind the Scenes of
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

May 14th, 2003, Reception at 7:00pm Program at 8:00pm
ATAS members RSVP by e-mail:
For more information, call 818.754.2890

Panel scheduled to include:
Jon Stewart, Executive Producer and Host
Ben Karlin, Co-Executive Producer
Stewart Bailey, CO-Executive Producer
D.J. Javerbaum, Head Writer
Kahane Corn, Supervising Producer
Chuck O'Neil, Director
Mo Rocca, Correspondent
Moderated by Frank Rich, Associate Editor and Arts & Leisure, Columnist for “The New York Times”


Ballet Academy East
May 24th, 2003 at 7:00pm & May 25th at 2:00pm

For more information call Director Julia Dubno at 212-410-9140
BAE has emerged as a major force in dance education in New York City,
with an emphasis on classical ballet and an excellent selection of modern, jazz and tap.


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Ailey Junior Division Performances May 29th and May 30th, 2003 at 7:00pm, May 31st, 2003 at 4:30pm
For more information visit the company on line at the above address.


Steps on Broadway
June 7th, 2003 at 7:30pm, June 8th, 2003 at 1:30pm and 5:30pm
For more information visit the company on line at the above address.


Live By Request with B.B. King and Friends
June 20th, 2003 aired at 9:00pm ET/PT

The legendary blues master treats legions of fans to a live performance.
Viewers can phone in or e-mail their song requests as B.B. King and friends perform at
John Jay College Theater in New York City. TV G
For ticketing information: 212-376-3324 or email


Broadway Lighting and Sound Master Classes
The Eddy Awards
June 25th - June 29th, 2003

Focus yourself on Broadway. The Broadway Lighting Master Classes are back, along with the first-ever Broadway Sound Master Classes for a two-part season of professional-level training by the masters of Broadway design. Jules Fisher, Abe Jacob, and an incredible faculty of Broadway's leading lighting and sound designers invite you to take part.
The EDDY Awards are presented annually to honor excellence in entertainment design and technology as well as innovation in product development in the professional audio and lighting arenas.


Macbeth - Lincoln Center Summer Festival
July 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 2003 at 8:30pm
For tickets call Centercharge at 212-721-6500. Tickets $55.

“Sciarrino has managed to produce another theatrical success that secures his place as one of the significant composers of contemporary opera."--Sueddeutsche Zeitung. "Widely considered one of Europe's most original contemporary composers" (The New York Times), Salvatore Sciarrino returns to Lincoln Center Festival after his triumph of Luce mie traditrici in 2001 with the chilling, contemporary spectacle of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Exploring the play's themes of temptation and the seduction of power, Sciarrino plunges audiences into his "supremely poetic" sound world (Village Voice). For this production, Sciarrino collaborates with noted German director Achim Freyer and Oper Frankfurt to create an illusory experience that promises to captivate and astonish. Walls become floors and the ceiling, a wall, creating ever-changing perspectives on the ghostly world of this classic story. A former student of Bertolt Brecht, Freyer's bold visionary work hasn't been performed in New York City in over a decade. In the role of Lady Macbeth, German mezzo-soprano Annette Stricker returns to the Festival after her outstanding portrayal of the Duchess in Luci mei traditrici. The Frankfurt-based Ensemble Modern also returns under to baton of conductor Johannes Debus of the Oper Frankfurt. Co-production of Oper Frankfurt, Schwetzingen Festival, and Musica per Roma. Major support provided by The Alice Tully Foundation. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Shaman Ritual - Lincoln Center Summer Festival
July 15th, 2003 at 7:00pm
For tickets call Centercharge at 212-721-6500. Tickets $40.

"It's obvious why Kim is a national treasure when you see her perform. She invokes spirits with remarkable skill."--Los Angeles Times. Korean shaman Kim Keum-hwa and her 18 master artists and assistants bless New York City with their spectacular ritual performance. Transforming an elaborate, vibrang stage into a ceremonial space, Kim Keum-hwa summons and receives spirits via a series of ritualistic dances, songs, and acts. Dressed in colorful, sacred costumes, they perform these rituals--which include offerings of friut and food as well as unnerving acts of physical courage--to chanting and traditional drums and woodwind instruments played on-stage. Established long before Taoism, Buddhism, or Christianity, these ceremonies are central to Korean culture, embodying myriad aspects of the country's music and dance traditions. Born in 1931 in North Korea, Kim Keum-hwa is regarded as a "national living treasure" and one of the most masterful shamans in her country. Rarely seen outside Korea, this celebration promises to be one of the most extraordinary cultural experiences of the season.

Pansori - Lincoln Center Summer Festival
July 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 2003 at 7:00pm and July 20th, 2003 at 3:00pm
For tickets call Centercharge at 212-721-6500. Tickets $40.

Heungboga (Song of Heungbo) chronicles the tale of two brothers--the younger is virtuous, the other greedy and wicked. After the death of their parents the older brother hoards their inheritance for himself, sending his brother out into the world without any money. Eventually a reversal of fortune occurs.
Percussionists Lee Tae-baek, Kim Chung-man.


Mostly Mozart - Winterreise
July 29th, July 31st, and August 2nd, 2003 at 8:00pm
For tickets call Centercharge at 212-721-6500.Tickets $45.

Franz  Schubert composer
Simon  Keenlyside baritone
Trisha  Brown director
Pedja Muzijevic piano
Brandi  L. Norton dancer
Seth  Parker dancer
Lionel  Popkin dancer
Jennifer  Tipton lighting designer
Elizabeth  Cannon costume designer

Choreographer Trisha Brown exquisitely interprets a tale of unrequited love and loss, transforming this captivating Schubert work into a stunning production. Baritone Simon Keenlyside sings this tragic song cycle, which premiered in Lincoln Center's Great Performers series last year to sold-out audiences. "The most astounding performance," wrote the New York Observer. "Keenlyside sings beautifully." Brown, Keenlyside, and pianist Pedja Muzijevic all make their Mostly Mozart debuts. "A seamless and compelling fusion of song and movement which captured the music's emotional essence and eloquence."--The New York Times. Post-concert interview on Thursday, July 31 with Trisha Brown and Simon Keenlyside at John Jay College Theater Co-commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Lucerne Festival, Barbican Centre, Holland Festival, The Sage Gateshead, and La Monnaie.


Comedy Central's Premium Blend VII
August 2003

Premium Blend is a breeding ground for up and coming stars that features the best standup comedians and alternative comedy acts. Premium Blend has featured hosts Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier, Harland Williams, Kathy Griffin, Jim Breuer and Tommy Davidson. To be aired in Comedy Central's upcoming season.


Live By Request with Elvis Costello
September 25th, 2003

An evening of live music airing from New York City's John Jay College Theater. During the program, Elvis will take live song requests via phone and internet by logging into Fans will also be able to post messages, access on-demand discographies, biographical information and obtain lyrics. For ticketing information: 212-376-3324 or email


Tuscan Dance in Movement
5 Tuscan Contemporary Dance and Dance/Theater Companies
October 10th - 17th, 2003 at 7:30pm

Ticket Central Box Office 212-279-4200,
Tickets: orchestra $30.00, balcony $25.00, students $15.00(must have ID), groups (10 or more) $20.00,
Subscriptions (5 performances for the price of 3).

Presented by Regione Toscana – Office of Cultural Affairs
Sponsored by APET – Toscana Promozione

Friday, October 10th: Compagnia Virgilio Sieni Danza ~ Empty Space Requiem
Saturday, October 11th: Roberto Castello-Aldes ~ Il Migliore Dei Mondi Possibili
Tuesday, October 14th: L’Ensemble di Micha Van Hoecke ~ Maria Callas, La Voix Des Choses
Thursday, October 16th: Florence Dance Company & Shadows Ensemble ~ Awakening Dawn
Friday, October 17th
: Giorgio Rossi – Associazione Sosta Palmizi ~ Gli Scordàti


Randy James Dance Works 10th Anniversary Season
October 24th - 26th, 2003

October 24th at 8pm: Among The Stars That Have A Different Birth, Nenana, and View From The Hudson.
October 25th at 8pm: Endured Lull, Waves At My Back, Heaven's Dust, and Susie and Swoosie's Soiree.
October 26th at 3pm: With Alligators In The Bayou, Moonlight Sonata, Estuary, and Unknown Horizon.

Randy James Dance Works celebrates its 10th Anniversary Season with 3 performances and 3 exciting programs including premieres and repertory works, alumni dancers and live music.
RJDW, founded in 1992, has toured extensively throughout New Jersey, New York, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania, giving thousands of performances. Tickets $15. Reservations 212-924-0077.


Auntie Mame
A Staged Reading with Rosie O'Donnell and Charles Busch
November 26th, 2003 at 8pm