Robin Gilbert and Carlos Fittante in "Tigerlily and the Dragonfly". Photo: Julie Lemberger

2018 Calendar

Next Event
Th.-Sn., Dec. 13-16, The Christmas Show. 3 & 7 p.m. $15, $25, $45  
St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, New York

Grand Pas de Deux 

2018 Season in Chronological Order

Thursday, February 8 at 6 and 9 p.m. - Princeton Concerts
Bach and Beyond: Exploring Bach’s Chaconne and Its Legacy featuring violinist Jennifer Koh performing the Bach Chaconne in D Minor. Alexander Hall, Princeton University.BALAM's pre-concert family friendly Baroque dance class on the Chaconne precedes the performance.
Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Concert Tickets: $10 an $25. (Photo: Roey Yohai)

Monday - Wednesday, April 2-4. Balinese Dance Masterclasses, University of Vermont 
BALAM presents performances of the Terunajaya and offers lessons in Balinese dance, mask, and fan work for Professor Paula Higa's course on World Dance. Tuesday's lesson open to the community, FREE.

Thursday, April 5. 3-4:30 p.m. Balinese Dance Masterclass and Performance
BALAM returns for its eight consecutive season as a guest presenter for Professor Kathryn Posin's course on World Dance, featuring a performance of Terunajaya and lesson in Balinese dance and mask work. (Photo: Julie Lemberger)

Orfeo on Tour with Apollo's Fire
Friday, April 13. 8:00 p.m., 
Cleveland Institute of Music (Kulas Hall)

Saturday, April 14. 8:00 p.m.
Cleveland Institute of Music (Kulas Hall)

Sunday, April 15
University Musical Society (Univ. of Michigan)
Hill Auditorium

Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m
St. Raphael Catholic Church, Bay Village, OH

Friday, April 20
Cal Performances (U.C. Berkeley)
Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA

Sunday, April 22
Green Music Center (Weill Hall)
Rohnert Park. Sonoma, CA

Orfeo, circa 1607, Claudio Monteverdi sublime opera based on the beloved myth of Orfeo is presented in a semi-staged production by Apollo's Fire, Cleveland's Baroque orchestra. Featured singers include: Karim Sulayman as Orfeo, Erica Shuller as Euridice, and Amanada Powell as Proserpina, with stage direction  by Sophie Daneman, and choreography and dance by BALAM. 

NYC and New England

Thursday - Sunday, June 14-22.A Midsummer Night's Dream, with choreography by BALAM and guest choreographer, Kristin Jackson. Shakespeare Downtown

Tuesday. July 10, 12-1, Free
Ramayana-Abduction of Sita
Music Beyond Borders and The Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
Morristown Green, 10 North Park Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Thursday, July 26. $30 and $10 Dido and Aeneas, a semi-staged production
David’s Folly Farm, West Brooksville, Maine
Blue Hill Bach Festival 
Enjoy pre-show refreshments for purchase at the Baroque Café before the performance of Henry Purcell's opera, Dido and Aeneas
$30 admission, students $10, under 18 free

Saturday, August 18 at 4 p.m. FREE, Icarus
Dance at Socrates Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY

Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. $15
Music and Dance of the 17th and 18th Centuries,
presented by the Hudson River Consort in loving memory of Peg Gummere
Tivoli Artists' Gallery
60 Broadway, Tivoli, NY –
Limited Seating - Tickets $15 at the door – Includes Refreshments
Doors Open at 7pm 

Monday, September  17, 8:30-9:15 p.m. Balinese Dance and Culture Performance/Masterclass
NYU Open Arts at the Steinhardt Center, 24 Stuyvesant St. NYC. NYU students only

Friday, September 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Balinese Dance and Culture Performance/Masterclass
NYU Tisch School of the Arts, 111 Second Ave. NYC. NYU students only

Wednesday, October 3, 3:50-5:40 p.m. Baroque Dance Performance-Lecture.
Saint Louis to Saint Laurent: Fashion and France taught by Elizabeth Morano as part of the Masters in Fashion Studies Program, Parsons Art and Design History and Theory Department at the New School, NYC.

Wednesday, October 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE
The Dancing Fan: An Icon from Spanish, Japanese, and Balinese Courts
Enjoy a program of fan dances and songs highlighting the symbolic use of the fan, a fashion icon from the courts of Spain, Japan, and Bali.
Leonia Public Library
227 Fort Lee Rd, Leonia, NJ 07605
(201) 592-5770

Saturday, October 27. 4-6 p.m. for workshops and 7-8 p.m performance
Folk and Modern Workshop/Performance
BALAM presents the Balinese and Spanish escuela bolero dance solos, Terunajaya and El Vito,
Presented by the Putnam County Dance Project, which is sponsored by the Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition.  This project is made possible in part through Putnam Arts Councils Arts Links Grant Program with public funds provided through the NY state council on the arts with support from Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature. Photo Credit: Luke Servilio

Friday, November 2. 11 a.m. 1 12 p.m. FREE
Ramayana-Abduction of Sita
East Woods School, 31 Yellow Cote Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Monday, November 5, 6-7 p.m. FREE
Mythic Dances and Balinese Gods
Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
479 Broadway Monticello, NY 12701
Phone: (845)794-4660

Saturday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.
Mosaic Dance: Celebrating 15 Years of Mediterranean Magic
BALAM joins the eclectic artists of Mosaic Dance Theatre in a splendid anniversary dance celebration including a work inspired by the Commedia dell'Arte.
Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, 248 West 60th St., New York, NY 10023
Advance Tickets: $25-general admission, $20-seniors, $35 and $20 at the door.

Friday, November 30, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Baroque Dance Performance-Lecture, Embodying Grace offered by Carlos Fittante for the course, From Saint Louis to Saint Laurent: Fashion and France taught by Elizabeth Morano at New York University. (This is event is only for NYU students.)

Saturday, December 1 at 4 and 8 p.m. FREE
Mosaic Dance: Celebrating 15 Years of Mediterranean Magic
Mount St. Dominic Academy, 3 Ryerson Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006

Wd.-Sn., Dec. 12-16, The Christmas Show. $15, $25, and $45
St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St., Staten Island, New York
Grand Pas de Deux