History: 2016 Festival

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21st Annual Festival
June 10-25, 2016

Performance Program

  • Air Play (June 21-25)
  • Cirque Mechanics with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (June 25)
  • George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (June 11)
  • Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion – Live Music Program (June 14-16)
  • Lila Downs(June 12)
  • M.A.K.U SOUNDSYSTEM (June 18)
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra (June 15)
  • Off the Charts – International Jazz Collides with All-Stars (June 19)
  • Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour – A Co-Production Between the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre, Newcastle (June 10-25)
  • Red Baraat (June 19)
  • Steel Hammer – Julia Wolfe / Siti Company / Bang on a Can All-Stars (June 16-18)
  • The Bookbinder (June 17-19)
  • The Money – A Kaleider Production Conceived by Seth Honnor (June 18-25)
  • The Square Root of 3 Sisters – Created and Performed by Dmitry Krymov Lab & Yale School of Drama (June 21-25)
  • Wendy Whelan Brian Brooks Brooklyn Rider – Some of a Thousand Words (June 23-24)
  • Yale Institute for Music Theatre – Presented in Association with Yale School of Drama / Yale Repertory Theatre (June 24-25)
  • Yang Hao – Pied á Terre and Middle (June 21-22)

Ideas: Lectures & Conversations

  • A Duty to Look? Human Rights and Imagery (June 21)
  • Alzheimer's, Aging, and the Arts (June 23)
  • American Myth into Art: Steel Hammer and the John Henry Story (June 15)
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter: The Care Economy (June 11)
  • Assimilation or Autonomy?: How Culture Can Help the Refugee Crisis (June 19)
  • Dan Austin: You Can Go Anywhere (June 25)
  • Dan–el Padilla Peralta: Black and Brown Humanity/ties (June 25)
  • J. Kenji López–Alt: The Food Lab (June 18)
  • Majora Carter: Urban Onshoring (June 12)
  • No Minimum Age: Youth Activism and Social Change (June 12)
  • Pico Ayer: When Houses are not Homes (June 16)
  • Power for the Earth: The Shift to Renewable Energy an New England (June 22)
  • Stories We Tell: Narrative and Empathy (June 18)
  • Taking Ownership: Music and Intellectual Property in the Digital Age (June 14)
  • The American Dream in 2016: Millennials and the Presidential Election (June 19)
  • Town Hall: Work as Opportunity and Obstacle (June 18)
  • Writing Home: Narratives of Place and Displacement in the Americas (June 11)
  • Yale-in-China Showcase (June 16)

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