Dance, Opera & Spoken Word In Two Free Friday Lunchtime Performances In The Heart Of Downtown Brooklyn
FREE Performance Schedule
Friday, September 14th, 12-1pm | MetroTech Commons
Gabriel Barralaga & Malcolm Wicks (Spoken Word)
Marshall Davis Jr. (Tap Dance)
First, hear Brooklyn-based poets from our BEAT Spoken Word troupe share their newest words and rhymes followed by master tap dancer Marshall Davis Jr. Experience multiple impressions of sound and movement in this unique double-bill of rhythm and music in both word and tap.
Friday, September 21st, 12-1pm | MetroTech Commons
American Opera Projects, Opera on Tap (Opera)
Courtney Giannone (Dance)
This Friday’s performance brings contemporary opera to MetroTech followed by the multi-talented choreographer, dancer & acrobat, Courtney Giannone. First hear the full range of voice in our esteemed lineup of singers, then the wide range of movement by one of Brooklyn’s brightest, young modern dancers.
These BEAT Performances at MetroTech have been made possible by the generous support of Forest City Ratner Companies
MetroTech Commons | Downtown Brooklyn (DB)
MetroTech Center is a business and educational center in Downtown Brooklyn, New York City. It is the nation’s largest urban university-industry science and technology park. MetroTech Commons, the 3.5-acre privately owned public space at the heart of the MetroTech complex, hosts events including concerts, health fairs, chess tournaments and holiday celebrations. Bounded by Lawrence and Duffield Streets, the square is frequently adorned by modern art exhibits. Two pieces called Alligator and Visionary are part of the Commons’ permanent public art collection by the well-known sculptor Tom Otterness.
A, C, F, N, R Trains to Jay St/MetroTech, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall.