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MOMIX

February 9-10

MOMIX's new piece, VIVA MOMIX, features everything this company is known for: illusion, beauty, magic and inventiveness. 

Recognized internationally for presenting work of exceptional innovation and physical artistry, MOMIX is a compny of dancer-illusionists under the direction of Moses Pendleton. 

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The Beauty of Ballet

February 24

Ever wonder how ballerinas dance on their toes? Or how do dancers spin and turn without getting dizzy?

 

 

Photos by Rosalie O'Connor

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Koresh Dance Company

March 16-17

For its Queens Theatre debut, the Koresh Dance Company performs Inner Sun, inspired by the parallel between the earth's core and that of the human body. 

The piece celebrates the human spirit's ability to create the warmth and power that drives our journeys. 

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November 9, 2018

$30K in 30 Days

This week, we are launching a new campaign: 30K in 30 Days. 

From now through Dec. 7, we are asking our friends to make a tax-deductible donation-in any amount- to support our current season, with a goal of raising $30,000.

Donor names and contributions will be displayed on a video screen in the Queens Theatre lobby throughout the campaign. 

To donate: Text QUEENS30 to 41444, you will receive a message to complete your donation. You can also click here to donate.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and we'll give you #30ReasonsToGive!

 

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Directions From Subway

From Manhattan/Long Island City: Take the Queens-bound E or F train and transfer at 74th Street-Broadway for the Flushing-bound 7 train to the Mets-Willets Point station. Turn left out of the turnstiles, following signs to LIRR/Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Free Shuttle Service

Proceed to street level at the Mets-Willets Point station and pick up our free Shuttle Bus, which makes stops right outside the station approximately every 10 minutes beginning one hour prior to curtain for all Queens Theatre shows. Note that unless specified, the shuttle does not run for other events at Queens Theatre. If you'd prefer to walk, take the boardwalk from the station past the USTA National Tennis Center. At the end of the boardwalk, follow the tree-lined path on your right to the Unisphere, then bear left toward the towers.

Directions By Car

From Midtown Manhattan: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway (I-495 E). Take Exit 22B, merge on Grand Central Parkway West. Take exit 9P and follow the signs to Queens Theatre.

From Brooklyn: take the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278 E) and exit 35E to Long Island Expressway East (I-495 E). Take exit 22B Grand Central Parkway West. Merge on Grand Central Parkway, take exit 9P and follow the signs to the theatre.

From Upper Manhattan and the Bronx: Take the RFK bridge to Grand Central Parkway East. Take Exit 9E, stay in the right lane after the exit and follow the signs to Queens Theatre.

From Long Island: Take Grand Central Parkway West. Take Exit 9P and follow the signs to the theatre.

Parking is always FREE.

Take a Cab

For a low price and great service to Queens Theatre from all areas of NY or NJ call Cibao car service at 718.478.3223. Mention Queens Theater and save 10%! Rates from Manhattan range from $32-45.


Box Office Hours:

Tuesday to Friday: 12pm - 6pm
Our Box Office opens 2 hours before every show.

Queens Theatre is located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, directly under the iconic towers of the New York State Pavilion. We are easily accessible by car, bus and subway.

Amazigh New Year Celebration

Join Lani Rabah and Kamal Igman for an Amazigh New Year Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 7pm.

Special guests include: Said Achinwi, Menad Harkat, Zin Airouche, Ahcene Kadi and plenty of other surpries. 

Tickets are $40/ $45 day of show. Children under 12 admitted free. 

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Stories of Jackson Heights

Dhaka Drama presents Stories of Jackson Heights, written and directed by Golam Sarwar Harun

Sunday, Dec. 23, at 4:30pm

Tickets are $10-$50 and available at eventbrite.com

Production History

30th Season/2018-2019

TheaterWorks USA's Charlotte's Web: Dec. 16   

Flamenco Vivo Carlotta Santana's Navidad Flamenca: Dec. 6-9

The Dan Zanes Trio  Holiday Sing Along: Nov. 25

Frida Libre: Nov. 8-18

L.A. Theatre Works' Steel Magnolias: Oct. 27 & 28

Light Wire Theater's The Ugly Duckling: Oct. 21

Queensboro Dance Festival: Oct. 13 & 14

Leaving Brooklyn: Oct. 5 -21

Nrityagram Dance Ensemble: Sept. 29 & 30

 

29th Season/2017-2018

Latin Dance Fiesta: April 28

Doktor Kaboom's Look Out! Science is Coming!: April 15

Broadway Valentine: April 14

BODYTRAFFIC: April 7 & 8

Broadway Kids: March 24 & 25

TheaterWorks USA's The Lightning Thief: March 18

L.A. Theatre Works' The Mountaintop: March 10 & 11

RIOULT Dance NY: March 3 & 4

School of American Ballet's The Beauty of Ballet: Feb. 25

Tango Fire: Feb. 3 & 4

Steve Solomon's My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, and I'm Home for the Holidays: Dec. 9 & 10

ArtsPower's From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: Dec. 3

Light Wire Theater's A Very Electric Christmas: Nov. 26

Frida Libre: Nov. 16-19

Pilobolus: Nov. 4 & 5

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company's Dia de los Muertos: Oct. 29

Aquila Theatre's Sense and Sensibility: Oct. 20 & 21

Jimmy and Carolyn: Sept. 15-Oct. 1

 

28th Season/2016-2017

The Miracle Worker: May 12-21

Seussical: April 23

Latin Dance Fiesta: April 22

Rennie Harris Puremovement: April 1 & 2

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company's Boda Mexicana: March 18 & 19

Walnut Street Theatre's Last of the Red Hot Lovers: March 10-12

The Apothetae's Spirits of Another Sort: March 4 & 5

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: Feb. 11 & 12

Paul Taylor Dance Company: Dec. 17 & 18

Visuality: Dec. 3

Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School: Nov. 25

In the Car with Blossom and Len: Nov. 11-20

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company's Dia de los Muertes: Oct. 29 & 30

Keigwin + Company: Oct. 22 & 23

Pete the Cat: Oct. 2

 

27th Season/2015-2016

Che Malambo: May 14 & 15

TheaterWorks USA's Curious George: The Golden Meatball: May 8

TheaterWorks USA's Henry and Mudge: April 10

Aquila Theatre's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: April 1-3

Murder For Two: March 4-6

Light Wire Theater's Moon Mouse: Feb. 21

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Feb. 13-14

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence: Dec. 12 & 13

Treehouse Shaker's Under The Tangle: Dec. 5

TheaterWorks USA's The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe: Nov. 27

To Kill a Mockingbird: Nov. 13-22

Renee Taylor: My Life On a Diet: Oct. 31 & Nov. 1

To the Rising Sun: A Music Dialogue of Love, Struggle, Hope and Freedom: Oct. 18

Jessica Lang Dance: Oct. 17 & 18

ArtsPower's Madeline and the Bad Hat: Oct. 11

Leo Dan

Leo Dan

Friday, Feb. 22

Tickets available at www.LeoDanenQueens.com

Information: 917-972-7976

$30K in 30 Days

This week, we are launching a new campaign: 30K in 30 Days. 

From now through Dec. 7, we are asking our friends to make a tax-deductible donation-in any amount- to support our current season, with a goal of raising $30,000.

Donor names and contributions will be displayed on a video screen in the Queens Theatre lobby throughout the campaign. 

To donate: Text QUEENS30 to 41444, you will receive a message to complete your donation. You can also click here to donate.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and we'll give you #30ReasonsToGive!

  

This 70's Nutcracker

Come and experience Long Island City School of Ballet’s psychedelic take on the classic tale, The Nutcracker.

Set in the '70s, a young man is transported magically to the Land of Television by his strange relative Chick where he discovers ballet for the first time. Join the Hanly family’s Christmas party and see our twist on the classic tale!

Dec. 22nd showtimes are 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm.

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Theatre For All Offers Free Training to Actors With Disabilities

Call for applications. Scroll down for application information.

Queens Theatre is excited to announce its new free training program specifically for early-career Deaf and disabled actors with its Theatre For All Initiative. The two-week, free program runs Sept. 16 to Sept. 28, and will include workshops on Acting for the Camera, Acting for the Stage, Movement, Voice, Improv, Auditioning, and Commercials. The program will culminate with a showcase performance for an invited industry audience.

Queens Theatre has brought together an excellent team of instructors, including Vincent D'Onofrio (Netflix's "Daredevil," "Jurassic Word," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Full Metal Jacket"), Brigid Brady (Actor/Singer/Teacher, Broadway: The Phantom of the Opera, "Gossip Girl"), Christine Bruno (Actor/Teaching Artist/ Consultant, member The Actors Studio, "Law & Order"), Pat Shay (Improviser and faculty member, The PIT), Stephen DeAngelis (Producer/Casting Director) and Liz Eckert (Actor and Designated Linklater Voice Teacher). Additional instructors to be announced.

All workshops and events will take place at Queens Theatre, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The program is offered as part of Queens Theatre's Theatre For All Initiative to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in the performing arts, with support from New York Community Trust. 

"Our goal with this program is to support skill-building and to help actors cultivate relationships with their fellow students and with industry professionals," Queens Theatre Executive Director Taryn Sacramone said. "We are excited to spotlight these talented early-career actors and expand our own artistic family in the process."

Actors will be selected through an application process. Queens Theatre anticipates an inaugural cohort of 25 actors. TFA will offer both daytime and evening sessions. 

Gregg Mozgala, TFA Advisor, Actor and Founding Artistic Director of The Apothetae-a company dedicated to producing works that explore the disabled experience-believes such a program is long overdue. 

"If I could go back in time to the start of my career, I would want to be part of Theatre For All. Representation matters. Not only on the stage and screen, but in training environments like the one Queens Theatre has so painstakingly and passionately created," Mozgala said. "There is no other program like it in the country. Queens Theatre understands that truly inclusive theater is about reflecting the experience of ALL of us."

HOW TO APPLY 

Application deadline: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Identify as a person with a disability
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Recent graduate, and/or
  • Actively pursuing a career as a professional actor

To Apply, please submit the following:

·  Resume 

·  Headshot 

·  Cover letter (1 page only) that includes the following: 

·      Identify your disability (This information will be kept confidential and used only for classification purposes);

·      Describe your career path to date, including training history; and

·      How you hope to use this training to further your professional goals.

Submission process: 

DEADLINE: Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 by 5:00pm

Submit materials (resume, headshot, cover letter) via email to TFAapplication@queenstheatre.org 

In the subject line, write [YOUR NAME] - TFA Training Application

Students will be selected and notified of acceptance no later than Friday, Aug. 31. 

Once selected, students will be asked to pay a $100 deposit, which will be returned in full upon completion of the program. Queens Theatre is unable to provide housing or transportation. Queens Theatre is a wheelchair accessible venue.  

 

Please direct all questions to TFAapplication@queenstheatre.org

BIANCO: Heart on the Moon

 

 

Saturday, Aug. 18 at 9:00pm

Doors open at 8:30pm

BIANCO is a Latino singer passionate about Chinese culture and music, performing various songs in Cantonese and Mandarin. This performance is a tribute to Teresa Teng, Alan Tam, Danny Chan, Leslie Cheung, 

Beyond, Pricilla Chan, Eason Chan, Jay Chao, Leehom, Qu wanting, Michael Wong.

Chinese songs will have English subtitles. 

In this event, you will experience a Spanish/American singing in Chinese, as well as singing some of the popular Chinese songs in other languages. 

The sharing of different cultures will be displayed all over this passionate night. 

Also, it is a true honor to have the wonderful dance company AKF out of Flushing. This is on of the most popular hip hop groups in Queens. They will dance to different rhythms such as jazz, ballads and bachata, which is a popluar style of music from the Dominican Republic. 

This event is a wonderful experience for people of all ages. 

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This company was established in the year 2002.  It was created with the intended purpose to share lovely music to the general publics’ ears.  BM Entertainment is ready to produce, promote, present and represent upcoming artist with much to offer.  We are always looking for talent in our New York, tri-state area.  We provide vocal training, videos, music theory, instrument classes and more. BME would love to hear your wonderful musical creation.

“Music creates different sounds, feelings and atmospheres to all individuals around the world.”

AQUALIA


Artistry in Motion Group presents AQUALIA

Directed by Evelyn Christopher

Choreography by Adriana Fajardo

 

AQUALIA is a story inspired by the underwater world in which the entire family can watch the underwater life and the adventures they endure in saving a shipwreck. Finally the marine species attracts the attention of human beings, so that these in turn helps save the world. This show provides a level communication in solidarity, preservation of the environment and respect for the others in the underwater world.

After great success in Colombia and Europe, Aqualia arrives in New York for six performances (in both English and Spanish) on Sept. 15 and 16.

Watch a sneak peek of the show here

 

AQUALIA uhistoria, inspirada en el mundo submarino en la que publico de todas las edades podrá ver comó algunos peces se ven envueltos en la gran aventura de salvar a un naufrago. Finalmente la especie marina llama la atención de los seres humanos, para que estos a su vez los ayuden a salvar el mundo. Dándonos una lección de solidaridad, preservación del medio ambiente y respeto hacia el otro.

Después del gran éxito en Colombia y Europa, Aqualia llega por fin a Nueva York en una corta temporada de 6 funciones (3 en ingles y 3 en español) los días 15 y 16 de Septiembre.

Oprima aqui para ver el video. 

Schedule:

Saturday, Sept. 15 at 12:00pm in English

Saturday, Sept. 15 at 3:00pm in Spanish

Saturday, Sept. 15 at 5:00pm in English

Sunday, Sept. 16 at 12:00pm in Spanish

Sunday, Sept. 16 at 3:00pm in English

Sunday, Sept. 16 at 5:00pm in Spanish

 

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