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[the art project] a Pop-Up Art Gallery Comes Back to Tribeca

[the art project] a Pop-Up Art Gallery Comes Back to Tribeca

Katie’s Art Project, a non-profit organization founded by Stephanie Klemons, (Associate Choreographer of the Broadway musical Hamilton), will present [the art project] – a one day only art gallery event featuring the work of NY Times Best Selling Photographer, Jordan Matter – at Town Stages (221 West Broadway) in Tribeca, on September 8, 2019.

[the art project] is a pop-up art gallery, celebrating the upcoming release of KAP’s latest single “Stronger Now” written and performed by Ari Afsar. The event will include the work of Think Tank NYC and Jaime Verizan (Broadway Botanist), with additional featured artists to be announced.

[the art project] gallery will offer two showings from 3–5 and 7–9 pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance starting August 8 at www.katiesartproject.org

A VIP reception will be held between showings, and all fine art from the installation is available for purchase to support the mission of Katie’s Art Project.

Space for this event is sponsored in part by Sokoloff Arts.

Katie’s Art Project is a non-profit organization that works to connect children facing life-threatening illnesses with emerging and established artists through collaborative programs to create a lasting legacy through art. Founded in 2010 by Stephanie Klemons to honor the memory of her friend Katie who passed away at age 19, Katie’s Art Project brings arts programming directly to children facing life-threatening illnesses in their own environment. The goal is to build a long-term relationship that creates legacies and friendships; while building a motivation to endure the difficult treatments. Learn more at www.katiesartproject.org.

Stephanie Klemons is the Associate Choreographer and Global Dance Supervisor of Broadway’s Hamilton. She’s a choreographer and performer who has been seen on Broadway in HamiltonIn The Heights, Bring it On, and If/Then. Regionally she’splayedVanessa in PCLO’s In The Heights, and choreographed Rock of Ages at Drury Lane & PCLO. Most recently, Stephanie added direction to her resume when she directed and choreographer In the Heights at The Kennedy Center, to critical acclaim. Select commercial choreography credits include:  NFL Super Bowl LII Commercial, Sesame Street, Victoria Secret, Vogue. In addition to casting and maintaining the many companies of Hamiltonaround the world, this year Stephanie also directed and choreographed the world premier of This is Sadie for New York City Children’s Theater. She is theFounder of Katie’s Art Project. Learn more about Stephanie at www.stephanieklemons.com.   

Jordan Matter is an internationally recognized dance photographer with two New York Times best-selling books, including “Dancers Among Us. From a YouTube channel with 2.5 Million subscribers, and an active audience of over 20 Million unique viewers. His content is family friendly, often addressing themes of empowerment, anti-bullying, cancer recovery and overcoming disabilities. Jordan has partnered with hospitals and non-profit organizations to create inspiring, and works with world-class dancers, acrobats and influencers: both kid stars and adult professionals. 

Town Stages is a female-driven, state-of-the-art, cultural arts institution and event space that supports the entire lifecycle of New York’s hallmark industries. With a stunning 10,000 square foot storefront facility, TOWN provides world-class cultural experiences and opportunities for all: from civic to corporate, tech to theater. With a Mainstage, a Cabaret Lounge, and a multi-use event space with a capacity of 299, Town Stages offers much-needed space and production resources for businesses, arts organizations, and families. TOWN boasts ticketed performances and curated community programing, from performance art to dance to theatre, and is also available for fashion shows, film shoots, weddings, and beyond. TOWN is also home to a Fellowship Program for artists, entrepreneurs, writers, content creators, movers, shakers, and makers of all kinds. In partnership with Sokoloff Arts (501c3), the program is part residency, part incubator and part home base, and offers the ultimate creative freedom to grow by providing shared spaces, rehearsal/performance/event subsidies, and an opportunity to be a part of a shared creative community, working together under one roof. To learn more, visit www.townstages.com.

Sokoloff Arts (501c3) is an emerging cultural institution providing inspired space, perspective, and opportunity for cutting edge events in all sectors of The Arts, Corporate, Civic, and Cultural life in New York City. Led by a team of women from diverse backgrounds and artistic expressions, Sokoloff Arts works to provide viable and safe space to congregate, strives to promote cross-cultural community engagement, and blends the arts and business to create sustainable solutions to social and financial inequalities. The organization assists young creators with not only space, but resource generation, production, and community. To address the overwhelming demand for hi-tech, flexible, and affordable performance and event space in New York City, Sokoloff Arts has built Town Stages. To learn more, visit www.sokoloffarts.org.

Learn more about Katie’s Art Project: katiesartproject.org

Learn more about the Town Stages: townstages.com

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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