FREECESS: Cheers, Chants, and the Cha-Cha Slide

Sat. Feb 2, 2019 at 8:00pm EST
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Now it’s time to get funky! PopRally invites you to FREECESS, a large-scale movement workshop in celebration of the exhibition Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.

Interdisciplinary artist Richard Kennedy will lead guests through a series of joyful, well-known movements inspired by their initial encounters with dance on the school playground; this is your chance to finally learn the Electric Slide and the Detroit Hustle.

By incorporating the familiar, Kennedy fosters community and embodies the collaborative spirit of Judson Dance Theater. A pair of DJ sets will also be featured: ITYS will accompany Kennedy’s high-energy workshop, and BEARCAT will close out the night with a celebratory dance floor set. 

Richard Kennedy, an artist living in Brooklyn, works with sound, movement, and space to build worlds through operatic form. They are also a curator of queer nightlife and performance, and will graduate from Bard MFA/Milton Avery Institute in May of 2019.

Tickets ($25) are available online.  You must be 21 or older to attend this event. 

Admission includes a dance workshop by Richard Kennedy, an open bar, DJ sets by BEARCAT and ITYS, and after-hours access to Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done.


Please enter through The Ronald S. and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance at 11 West 53 Street

PopRally is a series of events at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that serve as a gateway for young and diverse audiences to engage with MoMA. Led by a cross-departmental committee of Museum staff, PopRally produces dynamic programs including artist collaborations, performances, film screenings, and digital content that encourage new and experimental ways of encountering modern and contemporary art.

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The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019