Performances from the Archive

PlayBAC is a series of videos from BAC's rich archive of live performances.

The second six-week installment of the series features never-before-seen recordings of dance, music, and poetry presentations spanning nearly all of BAC’s 15-year history. The videos include special introductions from Founder and Artistic Director Mikhail Baryshnikov and the featured artists.

PlayBAC is free and available to view at beginning July 16.

Every Thursday at 5PM EDT, a new video is posted and will remain available through the following Tuesday at 5PM EDT. The accompanying performance programs can be accessed below.

PlayBAC Schedule:

July 16 - 21
Trisha Brown Dance Company
Opal Loop / Cloud Installation #72503 (1980)
Howard Gilman Performance Space
Filmed April 10, 2010
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July 23 - 28
Aszure Barton
Over/Come (2005) Studio Showing
Rudolf Nureyev Studio 
Filmed June 16, 2005
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July 30 - Aug 4
Quodlibet Ensemble
Music by Biber, Martynov + Sharlat
Jerome Robbins Theater
Filmed December 5, 2018
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Aug 6 - 11
Company SBB // Stefanie Batten Bland
A Place of Sun (2012) World Premiere
Jerome Robbins Theater
Filmed May 17, 2012 
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Aug 13 - 18
Laurie Anderson, Lou Reed, and Patti Smith
A Reading of Catalan Poetry
Howard Gilman Performance Space
Filmed March 23, 2007
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Aug 20 - 25
doug elkins choreography, etc.
Scott, Queen of Marys (1994)
Howard Gilman Performance Space
Filmed December 7, 2012
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