This coming weekend is the first of three weekends that make up the 2023 Fall Festival at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park in Tivoli. From classical ballet to contemporary opera, the festival promises to captivate audiences with its diverse lineup and unforgettable experiences. Highlights of the festival include:
- On September 9 at 6:00 p.m. and September 10 at 1:00 p.m., the festival presents Kenneth MacMillan's Ballade (1972), Gemma Bond's Brain on Fire (excerpt), and Herman Cornejo's The Apartment, outdoors on the Mountain Stage.
- On September 22 and 23 at 6:00 p.m., the festival presents the world premiere of The Missing Fruit by Roderick George, founder and artistic director of kNoname Artist, on the Mountain Stage.
- On September 24 at 1:00, 3:00, and 5:30 p.m., the New York Theatre Ballet presents family friendly performances of The Firebird and Scramble in Black Box Theater.
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- On September 29 at 7:00 p.m., the collaborative baroque band Ruckus joins forces with acclaimed line dance caller Sargent Seedoo for a special program in the Black Box Theater.
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- On September 30 at 7:00 p.m. and October 1 at 1:00 p.m., Wu Man and the Attacca Quartet perform Tan Dun's Ghost Opera, a pioneering work that dramatically combines elements of Chinese and Western cultures.
|Photo: Timothy Teague|
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
The mission of Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is to provide an extraordinary environment for cultural innovation and excellence. As both an incubator for creativity and presenter for world-class artists in dance, theater, music, film, poetry, culinary and visual arts, Kaatsbaan provides artists with state-of-the-art dance studios, accommodations, an indoor theater, and two outdoor stages. Situated on 153 acres adjacent to the Hudson River, Kaatsbaan is free of the space and time constraints of urban facilities, allowing for exciting levels of artistic exploration, creative action, and achievement. Kaatsbaan Cultural Park is committed to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the arts as we aim to present, promote, and embrace programming that accurately reflects our society.