newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival

Friday, May 10 – Saturday, May 11
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Ave

12th Annual Festival
Now in it’s 12th iteration, KST’s annual newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival says bye-bye to fancy technology and gets back to the basics, back to the body! – Launched in 2009, newMoves serves as a platform for local and National contemporary dance makers by fostering new works and connections that encourage choreographers to take creative risks. Audiences get early previews of new projects and the opportunity to experience thought-provoking concepts while artists share their work with a rich peer networks. This week-long celebration of dance sees an assortment of conversations, performances, and community workshops designed to build meaningful connections and expand the minds of participants.

Past festivals have introduced new works by some of Pittsburgh’s favorite dance artists, including Sidra Bell (NYC), Kyle Abraham (NYC), Marjani Forté (NYC), STAYCEE PEARL dance project (Pittsburgh), Bill Shannon (Pittsburgh), and many more.