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Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Announces Fall Festival 2023: Roderick George’s “The Missing Fruit”
September 22 @ 6:00 PM - September 23 @ 7:30 PM$45 – $75
Kaatsbaan announces the lineup of their 2023 Fall Festival-three weekends of exceptional performances and artistic innovation at the enchanting Kaatsbaan Cultural Park. From classical ballet to contemporary opera, this festival promises to captivate audiences with its diverse lineup and unforgettable experiences.
“We are proud to announce our 2023 Fall Festival, a remarkable celebration of artistic expression and creativity,” said Adam Weinert, Artistic Associate. “This year’s lineup features an array of captivating performances that will inspire and delight audiences of all ages. From the long-awaited return of Kenneth MacMillan’s ‘Ballade’ to the world premiere of Roderick George’s thought-provoking piece, ‘The Missing Fruit,’ each performance offers a unique and memorable experience.”
Ticketing Link: https://kaatsbaan.org/performances-festivals
Roderick George’s “The Missing Fruit” (World Premiere)
Dates: September 22nd and 23rd, 6pm
Venue: Outdoors, Mountain Stage
The world premiere of the evening-length “The Missing Fruit” by Roderick George. Inspired by the recent Black Lives Matter protests, this groundbreaking performance explores the experiences of Black, indigenous, and people of color, shedding light on their struggles against oppression while celebrating the resilience and joy within their communities. Roderick George, the visionary founder and artistic director of kNoname Artist, presents a powerful performance that confronts issues of colorism, class, and social-economic differences, creating space for profound reflection and celebration.
About Kaatsbaan Cultural Park
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. Sitting on 153 Hudson River-adjacent acres, Kaatsbaan is free of urban facilities’ space and time constraints, allowing for exciting levels of artistic exploration, creative action, and achievement – just two hours north of New York City. 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. We encourage a broadly diverse group of individuals to participate in our programs and join our Board and Staff and insist on being inclusive of all peoples regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socio-economic background, physical or mental ability.