September 26, 2015 @ 8PM
In homage to Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of butoh, Jordan Rosin (Producing Artistic Director, The Ume Group) resurrects the spirit of his grandfather James Bonneau. Drawing on clown, PopAction, dramatic acrobatics, and butoh dance, Jordan invites us on a journey into memory and the deeply disenfranchised condition of the modern human body.
October 31, 2015 @8PM
Butoh, dance, performances, games, drinks, and more! Come celebrate the holiday in style. Featuring performances by The Ume Group PLUS special guests!
November 21, 2015 @ 8PM
The Ume Group's Theatre for One is a unique series of performance experiences each of which are intended to be seen by only a single person on the planet. At the Launch Party, we'll be pilot-testing the process by surveying attendees. At the end of the night, 5 people will be selected to receive personal performances.
The event itself features other performances by The Ume Group, PLUS special guests, as well as dancing, games, raffles, and more!
February 26 - March 12, 2016
Acrobatics, clown, & butoh combine in this storytelling version of Aristophanes' classic anti-war sex comedy.
May 27 & 28, 2016 @ 8PM and 10:30PM
The Ume Group presents their inaugural 10/48 Festival in which 5 dance/physical theatre companies mix and match directors, choreographers, dancers, designers, and musicians to create 10 brand new physical theatre shorts in 48 hours!
Participating companies and artists will be announced in Spring 2016.
August 4 - 13, 2016
The Ume Group celebrates their 5 Year Anniversary with a 2-week residency at The Irondale Center in Brooklyn NY, smack dab in the heart of the BAM Cultural District. This will be The Ume Group's first return engagement at Irondale since Butoh Electra in 2012.
- Dream Dances
- Lysistrata Project (World Premiere)
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