Arts On Site is a women-run nonprofit arts organization dedicated to providing artists with opportunities to create and perform new works. With a performance space in the East Village and a residency center in upstate NY, AOS is able to provide artists with an expanse of opportunities for artistic development.
Welcome to the first Performance Party Event in 2 years!
We are so happy you are here and so grateful for your support!
1. Garden II
Choreography by: Hadar Landan
Performers: Emily Dail, Mackenzie Simons, Madison Ostrach, Hadar Landan
Instagrams: @hadarlandan, dancers @emilycdail, @mackenzie_simons, @madiooo_
Hadar Landan is dancer, choreographer, and nonprofit programs manager based in New York City. She graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with honors with degrees in Performance Studies and Psychology. As a dancer and choreographer, some of her fondest artistic experiences include performing with the late and great Gregg Russell’s Tap Sounds Underground, being a part of Emily Greenwell’s contemporary collective,CloudE.nyc, earning a scholarship toward putting on her own show through DM Arts Fest, and curating and producing the NYC Studio Series, a community initiative at Arts on Site aiming to provide affordable dance classes and opportunities for artists to share their craft with their peers.
2. The body. The effect. The break. The city. The breath.
Performers: Lawrence Dreyfuss & Anna Genevieve Winham
Instagrams: @PoetLawrence @anna.genevieve.winham
Lawrence Dreyfuss (He/Him) is a performance artist and company member of Theater in Asylum and The Poetry Brothel. His work - a fusion of his years working off-broadway, performing slam poetry, and a love of ecstatic dance - is high energy and constantly blurring the line between audience and performer.
Anna Genevieve Winham is the Editor-in-Chief of Passengers Journal and the Journal Coordinator for Oxford Public Philosophy. She also performs with The Poetry Brothel and writes grants for the Poetry Society of New York. She writes at the crossroads of science and the sublime, cyborgs and the surreal.
3. WARHOL in action
Choreographer: Lauren Crosslin
Performers: Lauren Crosslin, Haili Fletcher
Lauren Crosslin (she/her) is a queer artist born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee where she grew up dancing and building a foundation of jazz, ballet, and modern technique. Her self-choreographed and produced full-length show "behind the gesture" has been presented in excerpts at Big River Dance Festival and RAD Fest Dance Festival. Lauren is excited to share work for her first time in NYC, and looks forward to making more art with this community.
15 min intermission
4. The Dating Pool
Choreographer: Erin McElhone
Performers: Kellsee Lynch, Maddie Barry, Brei Snyder
Instagrams: @kellseelynch, @brei_snyder, @maddiebarryy, @erin.mcel.hone
Kellsee Lynch (performer, she/her) is a senior at Adelphi University originally from Massachusetts. At Adelphi, she has performed works by Larry Keigwin, Takehiro Ueyama Paul Taylor, and Adelheid B. Strelick along with other faculty members. She is currently doing administrative work with Sidra Bell, Arts On Site, CreateART, and freeskewl.
Erin McElhone (choreographer, she/they) is a senior at Adelphi University originally from Dallas, Texas. Erin has been able to perform work by notable choreographers such as Manuel Vignoulle, Larry Keigwin, Takehiro Ueyama, Paul Taylor, Martha Graham, and Mark Morris. Erin is the director of operations for the non-profit Moving Forward Dallas and an intern with the training department at Gibney.
Maddie Barry (performer, she/her) is a sophomore at Adelphi University, originally from New Jersey. Maddie has worked with and performed pieces by Takehiro Ueyama, Adelheid B. Strelick, Juan Rodriguez, and Orion Duckstein. Maddie has also gotten certified in the beginner Pilates mat!
Brei Snyder (performer, she/her) is a junior at Adelphi University from Salt Lake City, UT. Brei has worked with choreographers such as Winston Dynamite Brown, Dante Puleio, Adelheid B. Strelick, and was part of Bethany Hansen’s thesis Shifting Perspectives. Brei worked with Doug Varone and Dancers as an administrative intern and is looking forward to working with SALT Contemporary Dance as an intern this summer.
5. Comedy for Grown Folks
Performer: Mindy Matijasevic (MA-TI-JA-SE-VIC)
Mindy Matijasevic writes memoir, poetry, and now comedy material.Years ago, she decided if she can survive childbirth, she can do stand-up comedy. Add a bad marriage, and there's the material.
6. Funnel of Love (excerpt)
Company: ChristinaNoel & The Creature
Performers: Alexandra Doyle, Madeline O'Donnell
Instagrams: @xtinanoelandthecreature, @alexandradoyle, @madeline_odonnell
ChristinaNoel & The Creature, led by founder and director ChristinaNoel Reaves, creates immersive dance theatre performances. The company has presented work at The Flamboyan, Judson Memorial Church, Gowanus Loft, GAP Series, ITE Festival, Irondale Center, Teatro LaTEA, Triskelion Arts, Dance Theatre of Ireland, Shawbrook School Ireland, the Bessie Workshop, Joe's Pub, La Mama, The Tank, Legros Women in Dance Studio Series, and Dixon Place. The Creature has independently produced eight seasons since its inaugural concert in 2013.
A special thank you to the incredible staff and volunteers who made this night possible!