Performance History for the Vangeline Theater:

 

2016

 

-Petal Portrait: March 3rd, 2016- Free at Rabbbit Hole studios in Dumbo. Showcased selected works from photographer Tal Shpantzer’s Petal Portraits series. The event included a multimedia performance by Vangeline.

Vangeline at Petal Portraits - Photo by Tal Schpantzer

Vangeline at Petal Portraits - Photo by Tal Schpantzer

-I DREAM OF BUTOH: a Benefit for Vangeline Theater's DREAM A DREAM PROJECT, DANCE WORKSHOP FOR INCARCERATED MEN AND WOMEN March 17, OUT TO SEE FESTIVAL, featuring Vangeline Theater and musical guest Aerial East.

 

- Soundstage- Vangeline Theater provided choreography and dancers for Rob Roth's show at Here Arts Center, March 5 and 6, 2016 at 7pm

 

-Vangeline at IDENTIFY with Visual Artist Alana Aviel, Friday, March 25, 2016. Vangeline performed a Butoh Site Specific Installation at IDENTIFY, a video art installation by visual artist Alana Aviel (Dumbo).

Vangeline at Identify- Photo Alana Aviel

Vangeline at Identify- Photo Alana Aviel

-7643 - Vangeline and Jonathan Nosan at Split Bill at Triskelion Arts, Fri, April 1st, 2016 at 7:30pm and Sunday, Apr 3rd, 2016 at 9:00pm - part of Split Bill at Triskelion Arts - Butoh and contortion, NY Premiere - Critically Acclaimed

Jonathan Nosan and Vangeline in 7643

Jonathan Nosan and Vangeline in 7643

 

-NIGHT OF 1000 STEVIES 26: DARK DAUGHTERS: Vangeline Theater performed at the celebrated Night of Thousand Stevies at Irving Plaza, Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 10:00pm

Vangeline Theater at Night of Thousand Stevies 16- with Basil Twist

Vangeline Theater at Night of Thousand Stevies 16- with Basil Twist

-"The Future Can Wait" at CUNY- Lehman College (Bronx): Final Butoh presentation of Professor Vangeline's Spring Semester students at CUNY- Lehman College - Department of Journalism, Communication and Theatre, Monday, May 23, 2016 at 7:30pm – free and open to the public.

The Future Can Wait _ Watch more photos here

The Future Can Wait _ Watch more photos here

-Up a Road Slowly at the Lower East Side Festival For the Arts: Stacy Lynn Smith performed Up a Road Slowly, a Butoh solo choreographed and directed by Vangeline, on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7:00pm at Theater for the New City in New York

 

-DANCING WITH GHOSTS // Performances in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Berlin- INTERNATIONAL TOUR : Vangeline (USA/FR) and Yael Gaathon (DK/ISR) / Blue Cliff, Friday, June 3rd and 4th, Friday, June 10th, Saturday June 11th, 2016; Wed, Jun 15th, 2016at 8:00pm and Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at 8:00pm. Vangeline performed BUTOH BEETHOVEN.

Critically acclaimed.

 

-PROJECT GODIE: ALL SAINT'S CHURCH, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, 2016

Ensemble Butoh work choreographed/directed by Vangeline, produced by Surface Area Theatre, UK, performed Friday August 12, and Saturday August 13, 2016 at 8pm.

Critically acclaimed.

Project Godie-Photography by Aaron Guy.

Project Godie-Photography by Aaron Guy.

-9/11 Butoh Commemoration, in Times Square, NY - Choreographed and directed by Vangeline, with students of Vangeline Theater and the New York Butoh Institute, September 11, 2016 at 7pm. Special dedication to the 72 Heroic police officers, 373 firefighters and 8 emergency medical technicians who lost their lives on 9/11. More photos HERE.

9/11 performance in Times Square - photo by Chris Carlone - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute

9/11 performance in Times Square - photo by Chris Carlone - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute

9/11 Performance in Times Square- photo by Chris Carlone- Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute

9/11 Performance in Times Square- photo by Chris Carlone- Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute

 

-Live demonstration of Butoh featuring Vangeline and dancers from her company, Vangeline Theater, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University, Monday, September 12 at 1:30pm, free an open to the public.

Vangeline Theater at Princeton University

Vangeline Theater at Princeton University

 

-El Jardin Del Paraiso, Butoh performance with Vangeline Theater, Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 2:00pm.Vangeline Theater performed a site-specific Butoh installation for LUNGS 2016 Harvest Festival, at El Jardin Del Paraiso in the East Village, as part of Howl!'s effort to save our gardens and green spaces.

Vangeline Theater at Lungs Festival- Photo by Doug Tressler- Azumi Oe Click HERE to see more photos of Vangeline Theater at LUNGS Festival

Vangeline Theater at Lungs Festival- Photo by Doug Tressler- Azumi Oe

Click HERE to see more photos of Vangeline Theater at LUNGS Festival

 

-Vangeline Theater performed at Creative Climate Awards September, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7pm at at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. This event was free and open to the public. Vangeline Theater was selected to compete for this award and presented a site specific adaptation of our Eco-Friendly Butoh piece WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE.

Vangeline Theater at Creative Climate Awards - Click HERE to see more photos.

Vangeline Theater at Creative Climate Awards - Click HERE to see more photos.

 

-BUTOH BEETHOVEN - Eclipse - with Vangeline. October 26-31, 2016, Producer's Club, Royal Theater, NY. New York Butoh dancer Vangeline conjured the ghosts of two passionate giants — Tatsumi Hijikata, founder of Butoh, and composer Ludwig van Beethoven in this hypnotic, electrifying and award-winning solo performance.

Critically Acclaimed.

Vangeline in Butoh Beethoven- Eclipse- Photo Michael Blase

Vangeline in Butoh Beethoven- Eclipse- Photo Michael Blase

 

-QUEER BUTOH - Transcending the Identity of Sex, At Howl! Happening, November 9 and 10, 2016 at 7pm.Howl! Happening in association with The New York Butoh Institute and Vangeline Theater was pleased to present an evening of Butoh performances and community discussion with five LGBTQ Butoh artists. The two evenings featured performances followed by a panel discussion. The artists talked about how Butoh has been instrumental in articulating or facing the unique challenges they face as LGBT artists. More photos here.

Mee Ae Caughey at Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Mee Ae Caughey at Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Panel Discussion- Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Panel Discussion- Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Davey Mitchell in Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Davey Mitchell in Queer Butoh - Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

 

-BUTOH STRINGS- An evening of Butoh with Live String Quartet, Saturday, November 19, 2016 at, 8:00pm at Cameo Studios, in New York, featuring Live Butoh Performances: From Kyoto, Japan, Butoh Master Katsura Kan, From China, Butoh company White Fox, and from New York, Butoh company Vangeline Theater, and String Quartet Aristo Strings NYC. More photos HERE.

White Fox Butoh at Butoh Strings- Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

White Fox Butoh at Butoh Strings- Vangeline Theater and New York Butoh Institute - Howl Arts

Katsura Kan in Butoh Strings- Photo By Michael Blase

Katsura Kan in Butoh Strings- Photo By Michael Blase

 

-The Story is the Body - Princeton University: The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Princeton Atelier presented a multimedia installation designed by filmmaker Josephine Decker and Butoh artist Vangeline with Princeton students. Held in the Lucas Gallery at 185 Nassau Street, this immersive installation incorporating film and live Butoh performances explored the concept of Time. The event began at 7:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, December 12 and 13, and was free and open to the public.

The Story is the Body - Princeton University

The Story is the Body - Princeton University

The Story is the Body - Princeton University

The Story is the Body - Princeton University

 

 

2015

Solo performance by Vangeline for Grammy-Award winning artist Skrillex, Million Dollar Theatre, LA, January 15

"An evening of Butoh with Vangeline Theater and Vanessa Skantze", Cameo Studios, Feb 27

"Tres Mort- Tremor", at Howl! Happening, April 29- May 2, Photo- video exhibit and performance in collaboration with Celeste Sloman

"Beauty and the Beast", Night of Thousand Stevies, Irving Plaza, May 2nd

"Wake Up and Smell the Coffee", Triskelion Presents, June 26, 27

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN", Magic/ New Town Theater, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland,   August 6-17

 "FIFTH OF BUTOH", Theater of Yugen, Noh Theater, San Francisco, Oct 23, 24

"LUMINOUS", Cameo Studios, NY,with Butoh Master Tetsuro Fukuhara and Vangeline, Nov 6

"SENRYU BUTOH", Kraine Theater, New York, November 24, 25- with Butoh Master Katsura Kan and Chisato Seino

 

2014

"FIFTH of BUTOH", at *Triskelion Arts*, February 7, 8, 9

PHANTOGRAM "FALL IN LOVE" music video, Choreography by Vangeline, dancer Azumi Oe

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN", at *Triskelion Arts*, April 5

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN", official selection of The ONE Festival,
*4th Street Theatre*, April 24 and 26

"Night of Thousand Stevies", Spellbound, *Irving PLaza*, May 9

Crimson Sun, butoh installation at Le Petit Versailles, NY, June 21

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN", Avignon Festival, France, *The Garage International*, July 12-26

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN", Women of Butoh, Asheville Butoh Festival, Sept 18-22

“Katsu Katsu Katsu” at Dumbo Dance Festival. White Wave, Sept 27, 28

“Quick Sand” Bowie Ball, le Poission Rouge, October 12

“GHOSTLIGHTS” Gene Frankel Theatre, October 31

Brooklyn Museum, November 1st

"FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN”, Chicago Butoh Festival, December 3-9

 

2013

"Modern Life", CIRQUE OFF at *Triskelion Arts*, January 19

SPECTRAL, presented by *Triskelion Art*, Feb 1st and 2nd

Kudzu, *Resobox*, April 6

Night of Thousand Stevies 23: Crystal, *Highline Ballroom*, May 3

Performance with Tetsuro Fukuhara, Idea New City Festival, May 4

"MOSAIC", Howl! Festival, *Tompkins Square Park*, June 1st

"NIBERLUNGEN", Low Life 7, *Tompkins Square Park*, June 2nd,

PS122 gala, *Museo Del Barrio*, June 10

"White Fencing", Dumbo Dance Festival, *White Wave*, Sept 27

Passage, *Ise Cultural Foundation*, November 7

Dance Macabre 2, Howl! Festival, *Theater 80*, October 30

 

2012

"BUTOH INSTALLATION", CAROLINE BERGONZI RETROSPECTIVE, at Angel Orensaz Foudation, October 8, 9

"BUTOH BLOSSOMS, Rise and Fall of a White Flower", Locating the Sacred Festival, at BAAD,
supported by the Japan Foundation and the Asian American Arts Alliance, September 21st

"HEREAFTER" the Wild Project, July 12, 13

"Comic Strip" -LOW LIFE 6- with Jackie Factory, June 3rd

" Raft of the Medusa", Howl! Festival, June 2nd

" BANZAI!", Red Lotus Room, May 26

" Night of Thousand Stevies", DREAMS UNWIND with Jonathan Nosan, May 11

"Many Strange Flowers" The Dance Complex, Boston, May 5

"Earth Moving", GREEN SPACE, April 13

"7642", with Jonathan Nosan, Dixon Place, with the Secret City, March 25

"Roses" at Dance Conversations at the Flea, March 22

Spectral, ORACLE AND ENIGMA, *CounterPulse*, San Francisco, February 24 and 25

VANITY FAIR ITALIA shoot, NY, February 18

EARTH MOVING, New York Cool Festival 2012, *White Wave*, January 26, 29

"7642" with Jonathan Nosan, Comedy in Dance Festival, *Triskelion Arts*, January 19, 20
 

2011

"La Chanteuse and the Devil's Muse", Directed by David J, Million Dollar Theater, Los Angeles, November 12

"Dance Macabre", Theater 80, NY, October 30

"La Chanteuse and the Devil's Muse", Directed by David J, Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, September 8-19

"Ritual", New Women in Butoh, the Headwaters, Portland, Oregon, July 8 and 9

"Hereafter", with Mizu Desierto, Wild Project, June 19

Howl Festival, Dancing across the Sky, Butoh offering in honor of Kazuo Ohno and Tatsumi Hijikata,
June 6

LOW LIFE 5 with Jackie Factory, Tribute to Klaus Nomi, June 7

"Au Dela", Lower East Side Festival for the Arts, Theater for the New City, May 28

" Ritual" and Vangeline in Feature Film "The Stare" with James Franco, Winona Rider, Directed by Jay Anania, May 9-27

Night of Thousand Stevies 22, Highline Ballroom, May 6

Butoh offerings, Gaga Arts Center Festival, Garnersville NY, April 30

"Spectral" Performance at Cornell University, April 7

"Ritual", performance and demonstration, Salon Series with Sachiyo Ito, Tenri Institute, NY, March 27

Benefit Performance for Japan, CRS, NY, March 18

Oracle and Enigma, Directed by Katsura Kan, Centre Tenri Paris, France, March 8, 9, 10

Incantation, Cool New York Festival, February 4, 6

Ombres et Lumiere, Cool New York Festival, White Wave, January 28, 29

 

2010

"From Sydney to Sillitoe: an Unusual Cabaret", *Bowery Poetry Club*, Dec 4

"Butoh Blossoms", *Abrons Arts Center*, NY, Nov 5-6

"A Tale of Four Cities", *Wild Project* New York, October 23rd

"Space Dance in the Tube" with Butoh Master Tetsuro Fukuhara, October 20-21, *Wild Project*, New York

Dance in Collaboration Festival, "Spectral", *Triskelion Arts*, NY, September 24

LOW LIFE 4 with Jackie Factory September 12, Beat Girl, *Tompkins Square Park*, NY

"Mosaic", Howl Festival, September 11, *Tompkins Square Park*, New York

"Up a Road Slowly", *Theater 80*, Howl Arts Benefit, September 12

"Spectral", *Ahimsa*, Ithaca, NY, August 20th

Kazuo Ohno Memorial, June 6, 2010, *Bowery Poetry Club*

"Up So'lace", *Theater for the New City*, May 28, 2010

Night of Thousand Stevies, *Highline Ballroom*, May 24

"Spectral", *Bare Bones Butoh*, San Francisco, May 7, 8

Public Offering, *Gaga Art Center*, Garnersville, NY, May 2

"Butoh Blossoms", *Cherry Blossom Festival*, Washington DC, April 9

"Ritual", Re-Visions, *Forward Motion Theater*, NY, March 24

Cool New York Festival, *White Wave*, NY, February 4, 7

"Ritual", *Public Assembly*, NY, January 10

 

2009

" Down and Dirty Dance Festival", *Dance Mission Theater*, San Francisco, November 20, 21, 22

Dumbo Dance Festival, White Wave, September 26

" LOW LIFE 3" with Jackie Factory, *Tompkins Square Park*, September 6

"Figment Festival", *Governor's Island*, NYC, June 14

" Avant Garde Festival", *Judson Church*, NY, June 12, 13

"Lower East Side Festival for the Arts" at *Theater for the New City*, NYC, May 24

" Hinterland Benefit", NYC, May 18

"Butoh Beckett Notations 09", with Katsura Kan, *Abrons Arts Center*, NYC, May 1st, 2

"Global Descent", with Katsura Kan, *Highways Performance Space*, Los Angeles, April 24, 25

" Juice up the apple", NYC, April 24

" Field Resident showcase, *The Kitchen*, NYC", April 6

"Tropic of Cancer", *Theater for the New City*, NYC, Feb 27, 28

" Cool New York Festival", at *White Wave*, February 6 and 8th

 

2008

"Screen Test", *Abrons Arts Center*, October 30, 31, November 1 and 2

"Nuit Blanche", *Triskelion Arts Center*, October 4

"Dumbo Dance festival", *White Wave*, September 28

"LOW LIFE 2 with Jackie Factory, *Tompkins Square Park*, September 6, 2009

"Ekua Itsi: behind the Mirror", with Diego Pinon, *Theater for the New City*, August 8 and 9

“Mesmerized”, the *New Museum* presents, June 13

“Curious Fish” with Katsura Kan, *Chashama*, May 24, 25

Lower East Side Festival for the Arts at *Theater for the New City*, May 23, 25

Jamie Lidell Music Video Directed by Timothy Saccenti

Cool New York Festival, *White Wave*, February 1 and 2

“Screen test,” *Grand Henry Street Settlement*, January 12 and 13

"Atomic Sunshine", *The Puffin Room*, January 18

 

2007

“Papillon” New York Butoh Festival, *Cave*, November 15 and 18,

Halloween Festival, *Theater for the New City*, October 31

"Hanamichi Flower Road", Radical Vaudeville, *Mo Pitkins*, October 19

"Entre Deux Mondes", * Joyce SoHo*, October 5, 6, 7

"Mirror Moon", Dumbo *White Wave Dance Festival*, September 30

"LOW LIFE with Jackie Factory, *Tompkins Square Park*, September 8

The American Living Room Festival, VOOM, August 14, 15, *Here Arts Center*

Lower East Side Festival for the Arts, Theater for the New City*, May 27

JUMP! A Bohemian benefit, May 16, *Galapagos Art Space*

"Girl with Pearl Earring", La MaMa Moves Festival, La MaMa ETC, April 26

“La Porte étroite: (Apothéose Mystique)”, April 27, at the *Puffin Room*

"Girl with Pearl Earring", *Zebulon*, March 29

"Girl with Pearl Earring", Radical Vaudeville, *Mo Pitkins*, March 27

Loft 9 Show, The *Puffin Room*, January 20
 

2006

Hanamichi, Flower Road, December 14, *Galapagos Art Space*

Screentest, *PS122 Performance Space*, December 9, 10, 11

Radical Vaudeville, *Mo Pitkins*, November 28

Halloween Ball, *Theater for the New City*, October 31st

"100", October 21 at the *Puffin Room*

Nivôse, (all names are transformed), Oct 7, *Galapagos Art Space*

“MOSAIC”, at the *East River Park*, New York, Art in Odd Places Festival, September 10, 17, 24,

Chashama Oasis Festival, July 24

Lower East Side Festival for the Arts, *Theater for the New City*, May 28

Night of Thousand Stevies, *Knitting Factory*, NY, May 19

THE BODY BREAKS; BUTOH, BREAK DANCING, AND BEYOND,
*LINKS HALL*, CHICAGO, March 23, 24, 24

ANOTHER SIDE OF IN, resonant Butoh piece, *Firehouse*, Burlington, Vermont, March 10

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA *Galapagos Art Space*, February 22

 

2005

TOKYO SCOPE, *Galapagos Art Space*, October 15

HOWL Festival, *East Village Meets Butoh*, August 28

BLEU BLANC ROUGE, Bastille Day Celebration, *Galapagos Art Space*,
July 14

Lower East Side Festival for the Arts, *Theater For The New City*, June 29
C.A.R.O.U.S.E/L , *PS122 Performance Space*, New Stuff, May 5.6.7.8

Walk with me, *the Gates, Central Park*, February 26

Hanae Mori: a Paris-Tokyo love affair, *Galapagos Art Space*, March 22



2004

Cello Danse Mania, *Galapagos Art Space*, December 28

Busker's banquet , *PS 122 Performance Space*, November 27

Vangeline Theater Retrospective, *Galapagos Art Space*, November 13

Histoire D'eau, *Galapagos Art Space*, September 30

Ritual Offering on the Water, *Galapagos Art Space*, September 1st

Dragons Fly: From Flesh to the Future , Schoolhouse Roxx!

*PS122 Performance Space*, June 31st

Fire and Ice, *Galapagos Art Space*, June 12

May the Giant, *Galapagos Art Space*, May 8

Big in Japan, Schoolhouse Roxx! *PS122 Performance Space*, April 10

Fleurs Mahjong, *Galapagos Art Space*, April 8

Fundraiser, *Galapagos Art Space*, March 24

Lucky's guest, *SIN_E* , NY, March 24

Valentine's day S.H.O.W , *Galapagos Art Space*, February 14

Lucky's guest, *Galapagos Art Space*, January 27


2003

Kagemis, *Avalon NY*, December 5, 2003

D.R.E.A.M.S, *Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center*, December 9,10,11

Annual Fundraiser ,*Galapagos Art Space*, November 15

D.R.E.A.M.S ,*Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center*, July 1

D.R.E.A.M.S, *Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center*, April 21, 22

Annual September 11 memorial, *Fireboat.org*, September 11

Love? 22 , *Patio* , New York, December 22