EMERGENYC 2015: Schedule of Events

(check this page regularly!)

The Requirements:

* The program requires active participation. Please let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know in advance if you will miss a session. * There will be a series of additional events outside of class/workshop time that will be required. * Please bring a journal and a pen to every session. * Dress in comfortable clothes that allow you to move freely. 

During the program we will read:

Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (click here to get PDF)


The Performance Studies Studio ("The Studio," as referenced below) is located at:Department of Performance StudiesTisch School of the Arts, NYU721 Broadway, 6th floor(corner of Waverly) — Need to show ID at the door. Wheelchair accessible.

The Hemispheric Institute is located at:20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor(at 5th Street)—  Need to show ID at the door. Wheelchair accessible.

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange (for May 2nd workshop) is located at:421 5th Avenue, Brooklyn NY (between 7th and 8th streets)

La MaMa Club (for June 29 performance) is located at:74 East 4th Street, NYC (between Bowery and 2nd Ave) —Not wheelchair accessible (stairs up to 3rd floor).

Week by Week Schedule of Events

Phase 1: Weekly 10-2pm 4/11-5/16, Saturdays (*check for Sunday exceptions and other changes!)

Saturday, 4/11m 10am-2pmWho We Are, Why We Are (Boal meets EMERGENYC)10am-2pm: Workshop led by George, at PS Studio*Hemi Staff will give a welcome at 10am

SUNDAY, 4/19* 10am-2pm Special Sunday session (changed due to scheduling)Who Are Our Communities?10am - 2pm: Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 4/25 10am-2pmActivating Art-Making, Where Art and Communities Meet Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

****Saturday, 5/2 1:00-4:00PM TIME CHANGE!Workshop led by George,** LOCATION CHANGE! at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange421 5th Ave, Brooklyn NY 11225 *****

Saturday, 5/9 10am-2pm10am-2pm Workshop led by George, at PS Studio 3pm-5pm Workshop led by Jeca Rodríguez-Colón (EMERGE'13)—Part 1

Saturday, 5/16 10am-2pm Workshop led by George, at PS Studio• 3pm-5pm Workshop led by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (EMERGE'08)

Phase 2: INTENSIVE WEEKEvery day from Monday May 18th to Saturday May 23rd, 10am to 5 or 6pm (see daily schedule)

Monday, 5/18 •10am-11am: Introduction to Hemi with Marlène Ramírez-Cancio, at PS Studio•11:30am-1:30pm: Performance Studies discussion led by Prof. Ann Pellegrini, at PS Studio•2:30pm-4:30pm: Part 1 of workshop on Street Performance led by Ed Woodham (Art in Odd Places), at PS StudioTuesday, 5/19  •10am-1pm: On affinity groups organizing (ACT UP) with Debra Levine, at PS Studio•2pm-6pm: Flash Collective with Avram Finkelstein, at PS StudioWednesday, 5/20  •10am-12pm: Workshop with Jeca Rodríguez-Colón—Part 2, at PS Studio•1pm-5pm: Movement workshop with Patrícia Hoffbauer, at PS Studio•5:30pm-on—EMERGE alumni get together at Scratcher Bar, at 5th Street and BoweryThursday, 5/21, 10am-5pmPart 2 of workshop and with Ed Woodham, and street performance - meet at PS StudioFriday, 5/22, 10am-5pmSatire and Parody workshop with Fulana, at PS Studio

Saturday, 5/23, 10am-5pmExperimental Theater Writing and Drag Performance workshop with Susana Cook, at PS Studio

Phase 3: Weekly, 10-2pm

Saturday, 5/30, 10am-2pmWorkshop led by George, at PS Studio 

Saturday 6/6, 10am-2pm Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 6/13, 10am-2pm Workshop led by George, at PS Studio

Saturday, 6/20, 10am-2pmWorkshop led by George, at PS Studio


Saturday, 7/4: JULY 4th HOLIDAY (no session) Saturday, 7/11:Final debrief session with George at PS Studio


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