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She’s wise, candid and the world’s foremost authority on sex. Experience the insight of Dr. Ruth Westheimer as she kicked off the Kravis Center’s 2017 Lunch & Learn series. This intimate talk is led by Steven Caras, former New York City Ballet member, acclaimed dance photographer, guest speaker and the subject of the PBS Documentary, STEVEN CARAS: SEE THEM DANCE. Westheimer, who has inspired millions to become more comfortable talking about sex, shares her well-known humor and charm, as well as her incredible life, which began with escaping the Holocaust and losing both her parents at the age of ten. Mature content.
Relive Gold Medalist Haochen Zhang’s final round recital in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A featured performer in the Kravis Center’s 2016 Young Artists Series, Zhang performs Brahms Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, op. 24 and RAVEL Gaspard de la nuit in this stellar recital.
World renowned American professional ballet company based in Harlem, New York, DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM, who performed as part of the Kravis Center’s PEAK series during our 2018-2019 season, invites you to dance with them! Whether you’re an avid dancer, dancing for fun or to get fit, this series of instructional videos and classes taught by company artists will have you kicking off your shoes and pirouetting in your living room!
Experience the majesty and remarkable talent of the students of South Florida’s Paris Ballet and Dance Conservatory. This performance of excerpts from the ballet SLEEPING BEAUTY, recorded live at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse, is one of the many that the dance conservatory has presented over the years at the Center. Founded and directed by Jean Hugues-Feray, a former principal dancer for numerous international dance companies, Paris Ballet and Conservatory offers classical ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz and Contemporary dance classes.
Organ virtuoso Cameron Carpenter, one of the Kravis Center’s most revered performers, hits the road in a series of concerts for the disabled and elderly who are confined to their homes during the pandemic. Performing Bach’s Goldberg Variations as well as the Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major, Carpenter is delighted to entertain his audiences and you in this special virtual concert.
Join renowned soprano and arts & health advocate Renée Fleming, a featured artist in the Kravis Center’s 2020-2021 Regional Arts Classical Concert Series, for MUSIC AND MIND LIVE WITH RENÉE FLEMING. This unique discussion will feature Fleming speaking with scientists and practitioners working at the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Experts in fields such as childhood development, healthy aging, pain and anxiety management, and rehabilitation will share their findings, and episodes and will include live Q&A from viewers.
Revered as one of America’s most eclectic and diverse dance companies, Alvin Ailey has performed for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries. In 2017, Kravis Center guests were treated to an exhilarating performance and now you can experience their incredible talent at home. AILEY ON STAGE features a collection of performances on video.
Wynton Marsalis, a part of the Kravis Center’s spectacular 2017 line-up, is joined by some very special guests for WORLDWIDE CONCERT FOR OUR CULTURE: JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER’S 2020 VIRTUAL GALA. This incredible concert features culture-defining artists from across the globe performing songs that initially made them fall in love with jazz. An unforgettable event, this one-of-a-kind performance was created to uplift, inspire and bring people together while we are apart.
How much do we really know about Alexander Hamilton? This lecture was recorded as part of our Artsmart Lunch & Learn series, presented by historian, author, community activist and political analyst Dr. Robert Watson. Learn little known facts about Hamilton’s life, his career and un-told stories that were the basis for scenes in the award-winning Broadway show-which we were proud to present during our 2019-2020 Kravis On Broadway series.
Experience Neil Simon’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play, LOST IN YONKERS in this exciting reading performed by La Theatre Works artists and recorded before a live audience.
Set in Yonkers, New York in 1942 as the war rages in Europe, two teen brothers must spend the summer with their demanding grandmother after the death of their mother.
LA Theatre Works’ reading of Abbey Mann’s JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG will leave you breathless. This stunning depiction of the dramatic trials of Nazi war criminals who were accused of crimes against humanity was recorded before a live audience in Los Angeles, California.
ARTS EDUCATION ACTIVITIES & MORE!
Gather up your little ones —the Kravis Center presents LEARN & PLAY, a special online storytelling experience for young children. This series includes 5 different stories told by 5 different professional storytellers over the course of 5 weeks as part of our Kravis @ Home series. Each presentation will engage and entertain your child, and offer a fun activity or lesson you can share with them. Recommended for children ages up to 5 years-old.
A Kravis Center exclusive! Enjoy this whimsical tale about a family’s pursuit of their favorite snack in this story: CRACKERS AND CHEESE. Storyteller and author Mij Byram will have your children giggling and on the edge of their seats as she shares the adventure that includes a forest, a bear and crackers and cheese! Recommended for children ages 3-5.
A Kravis Center exclusive! Join storyteller Carrie Ayvar in this delightful story about two best friends who live on opposite sides of town and can’t seem to get together to play. Señor Juan and Señor Jose try and try to have a play date but keep missing each other! Find out what happens when they finally get their timing right. Includes an origami finger puppet activity. Recommended for ages 3-5 years.
Broadway fans love their Playbills and Broadway stars love receiving opening night flowers–now you can make your own, environmentally friendly flowers upcycled from Playbills! Sasha Pensanti, created Playbill flowers in 2014 while working backstage at WICKED on Broadway. Join her as she teaches you how to create your own paper flowers out of Playbills.
Grab the kids and have fun learning one of the fan-favorite dances from DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL, taught by Tour Director and Choreographer Candi Boyd. Based on the bestselling books series by Dav Pilkey (Author of Captain Underpants), DOG MAN is a hilarious new musical presented by TheatreWorks USA.
The Broadway sensation WICKED, coming to the Kravis Center in our 20/21 Kravis On Broadway season, reveals the untold story of what happened in the Land of OZ from a different angle. This comprehensive study guide offers an array of activities, at-home projects and in-depth background on the story, the production, the characters and more. Recommended for children ages 12 and older.
Fans of the Broadway hit SOMETHING ROTTEN, one of the seven hits featured in our 2018-2019 Kravis On Broadway season, here’s your chance to learn to dance like a star! Get your groove on and learn the moves to Will Power from SOMETHING ROTTEN cast members. It’s your own private dance lesson from Broadway stars!
Get a head start learning some of life’s most important lessons from the hit musical MEAN GIRLS, coming to our next Kravis On Broadway season in May of 2021. This study guide features creative activities, background on the cast and creators and much more.
Disney’s THE LION KING is one of Kravis On Broadway’s most loved performances and now you can explore the magic and excitement of this Broadway hit at home. This immersive arts education experience introduces children of all ages to the many facets of theater-making, including acting, design, music, playwriting, choreography and more through the lens of THE LION KING. Features engaging activities, creative projects and much more broken out into age-appropriate groups.
The Hamilton Education Program has served more than 160,000 students across the USA. Now, you can experience this in-depth journey back to the founding era while learning how to create your own HAMILTON inspired piece (songs, rap, spoken-word poems). Incudes tips, a personal welcome from Lin-Manuel Miranda, a look at what other students have created and much more!