• PS21_theatre2
    • July 10, 2017

    • 8:30 am

    Theater Arts & Playwriting Workshop with Emilia Teasdale

    NYS Certified Theater Arts Teacher Emilia Teasdale teaches theater and playwriting skills at Chatham Kids Club after school program for kids ages 5-12. July 10 - August 11, Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • Parsons-Dance_Workshop
    • July 12, 2017

    • 10:00 am

    Parsons Dance Workshops

    Modern Dance classes with the acclaimed Parsons Dance company are designed for students of all levels. For ages 12-18. Classes held July 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, and 28th.
  • Opening_night-new
    • July 15, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Opening Night Celebration with Alicia Svigals Klezmer Fiddle Express

    An evening celebrating the opening of PS21’s 12th summer season!
  • PS21_Christopher_Workshop
    • July 16, 2017

    • 11:00 am

    Stones and Stories Workshop

    Choreographer Christopher K. Morgan will share stories about the role of stones in traditional Hawaiian culture. Participants will gather and use stones as inspiration to create short pieces incorporating storytelling, movement, and chanting. Open to all ages and abilities.
  • PS21_Chopin
    • July 16, 2017

    • 2:00 pm

    Lincoln Mayorga: Chopin and Candlelight

    A musical and dramatic presentation, with pianist Lincoln Mayorga performing Chopin's Twenty-six Preludes and the correspondence and diaries of the composer and his lover, George Sand, read by actor Nancy Rothman.
  • Moscow-on-theHudson
    • July 18, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – Moscow on the Hudson

    When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale’s department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.
  • Just-for-fun-parsons-open-rehearsal
    • July 20, 2017

    • 6:30 pm

    Parsons Dance Open Rehearsal

    The public is invited to go behind the scenes and witness the creative process of the renowned Parsons Dance Company. July 20th & July 27th.
  • Skywoman
    • July 21, 2017

    • 1:00 pm

    Just for Fun: Stephanie Marie Fox tells Stories from the Longhouse

    Storyteller Stephanie Marie Fox shares the rich oral tradition of the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy) stories.
  • Dishwasher_new
    • July 21, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Staged Reading: Aladdin Ullah’s Dishwasher Dreams

    In his one-man show “Dishwasher Dreams,” actor and writer Aladdin Ullah tells the story of his father’s life as well as his own childhood with a deep sense of humor, drama, and empathy for the American immigrant experience.
  • PS21_PG12
    • July 22, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    12th Annual Paul Grunberg Memorial Bach Concert: Simone Dinnerstein performs the Goldberg Variations

    An utterly distinctive voice in the forest of Bach interpretation, Ms. Dinnerstein brings her own pianistic expressivity to the 'Goldberg' Variations, probing each variation as if it were something completely new.
  • theater-reading-new
    • July 23, 2017

    • 2:00 pm

    Staged Reading: Jim Farrell’s The Velocity of Geography

    James Farrell’s new play explores the complexities of experience behind the story of a father and daughter who emmigrate from Romania to New York City in 1988.
  • El_Norte
    • July 25, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – El Norte

    Two indigenous youths flee the persecution s of the Guatemalan Civil War in the early 1980s and make the arduous trip through Mexico to the US.
  • PS21_Mettawae
    • July 26, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Mettawee River Theatre

    Before the Sun and Moon is drawn from an ancient Korean folktale. It is a magical story, in which a husband and wife discover the power of love and devotion through many unexpected challenges and wild adventures.
  • PS21_Fun-Sheri
    • July 28, 2017

    • 1:00 pm

    Just for Fun: Songs and Sounds of Freedom

    Sheri Bauer Mayorga leads kids in a program of songs accompanied by pianist Lincoln Mayorga.
  • PS21_CampbellBrothers
    • July 28, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    The Rory Block GOSPEL & BLUES FEST Weekend: The Campbell Brothers

    The Campbell Brothers present a compelling, rich variety of material from the African-American Holiness-Pentecostal repertoire with a new twist
  • Rory-Block-Workshop
    • July 29, 2017

    • 10:00 am

    Slide Guitar Workshop with Rory Block

    Rory Block, a master of the blues slide technique, is offering an inspiring workshop on the use of the bottleneck to create the soulful steel slide guitar sound. Workshop takes places saturday, July 29th
  • PS21_Block_Cashdollar
    • July 29, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    The Rory Block GOSPEL & BLUES FEST Weekend: Sisters of Slide

    Two beloved masters of slide, five-time blues music award winner Rory Block and Texas Music Hall of Famer Cindy Cashdollar, offer an exceptional evening of the blues.
  • PS21_Gospel_Choir
    • July 30, 2017

    • 2:00 pm

    The Rory Block GOSPEL & BLUES FEST Weekend: A Gospel Choir Fest

    Four gospel choirs will gather from area churches to rejoice and share music of worship and celebration. Hosted by Chatham's own Payne AME church along with singer Rory Block.
  • The-Immigrant
    • August 1, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – The Immigrant

    Marion Cotillard plays a Polish woman trying to free her sister from Ellis Island’s infirmary and Joaquin Phoenix co-stars as a shady businessman.
  • Just-for-fun-parsons-greenfield
    • August 4, 2017

    • 1:00 pm

    Just for Fun: Parsons Dance

    For the first time in their 12 years performing at PS21, this internationally renowned dance company performs a special program just for kids!
  • PS21_OpeningNight
    • August 4, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Parsons Dance

    Parsons Dance returns for its 12th season performing at PS21 with its stunning ensemble work and virtuosic technique. Performances on August 4th and 5th.
  • Workshop-Intenstive
    • August 7, 2017

    • 8:30 am

    Theater Arts Intensive Workshop

    Actors Eddie Allen and Nancy Rothman teach a 4-day intensive for kids ages 8-13 in theater improvisation, mime, recitation, and other performance skills at the PS21 dance studio. Runs Aug 7th through Aug 10th.
  • Avalon
    • August 8, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – Avalon

    A Polish-Jewish family comes to the US at the beginning of the 20th Century to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.
  • PS21_contemp-tap
    • August 10, 2017

    • 10:00 am

    Contemporary Tap Dance Workshops

    Taught by the Caleb Teicher and Company dancers, for kids ages 12-18. Workshop runs August 10th, 11th and 12th.
  • Just-for-fun-caleb-dance
    • August 11, 2017

    • 1:00 pm

    Just for Fun: Caleb Teicher and Company

    Caleb Teicher and Company will show off and share their awesome tap skills in this special performance for kids.
  • PS21_Caleb-Company
    • August 11, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Caleb Teicher and Company

    Caleb Teicher and Company bring a radiant performance of tap, jazz, and modern dance to the PS21 stage. Performances on August 11 & August 12.
  • west-african-workshop-3-girls
    • August 14, 2017

    • 8:30 am

    West African Dance and Drum Workshop (Summer)

    A week-long workshop on West African traditional dance forms with Jamal Jackson Dance Company. Workshop runs from Aug 14 through Aug 18.
  • The Visitor movie poster
    • August 15, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – The Visitor

    A lonely, widowed college professor discovers a young couple living in his New York apartment. They are undocumented immigrants from Syria and Senegal and his ensuing relationship with them changes his life.
  • Just-for-fun-drum
    • August 18, 2017

    • 1:00 pm

    Just for Fun – West African Dance and Drum Performance

    Participants perform what they learned during the week's workshop in a high energy display of West African dance from Mali.
  • PS21_Monica-BillBarnes
    • August 18, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Monica Bill Barnes & Company

    This summer Monica Bill Barnes & Company will be presenting their new work “One Night Only,” in which Barnes finds the humor in awkward, everyday triumphs and failures. Performances on August 18th & 19th.
  • Herzog
    • August 22, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – Stroszek

    Bruno Stroszek, a luckless ex-con and street musician in Berlin, falls for a prostitute (Eva Mattes) and the two decide to emigrate to the U.S. to escape thugs who are after Eva.
  • PS21_Ephrat
    • August 25, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Ephrat Asherie Dance

    Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD) is an urban dance theater company that combines the rawness of underground styles with a contemporary dance aesthetic.. Performances on Aug 25th and 26th.
  • The Namesake movie poster
    • August 29, 2017

    • 8:30 pm

    Movie Tuesdays – The Namesake

    Based on the novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake is the story of a family caught between traditional Indian values and the values of the dominant American culture.
  • PS21_Christopher
    • September 2, 2017

    • 8:00 pm

    Christopher K. Morgan Pōhaku

    For Pōhaku, an evening-length solo dance, Morgan brings together storytelling, hula, modern dance, classical music, and projection design. Performances on Sept 2nd and 3rd.

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