NTP Projects Available to Tour


Search below for projects eligible for touring support (as of 11.14.17). Be sure to contact the tour coordinator for information on this project’s tour dates and to discuss joining a project’s NTP tour and receiving a Presentation Grant.

Brooklyn, NY
The Fever

The Fever tests the limits of individual and collective responsibility, and our willingness to be there for one another. Performed in complete collaboration with the audience, The Fever examines how we assemble, organize and care for the bodies around us. Who will you be when...

Brooklyn, NY
Landscape with Figures

Landscape with Figures follows the journey of a divine spirit as it wanders on earth in order toexperience the tedium of life and human suffering. Inspired byPeter Brueghel’s genre paintings, the work is written, designed, and directed by Andrew Ondrejcak in collaboration with...

Brooklyn, NY
NERVOUS/SYSTEM

What connections are we missing in an always-on world? Interactive media artist Andrew Schneider (YOUARENOWHERE) and recurring collaborators create a performance cartography of the all-too-fleeting revelations, narratives, and emotional interactions flooding our bodies and brains...

Knoxville, TN
Speed Killed My Cousin

Speed Killed My Cousin is the story of a young African American woman veteran of the Iraq War and her struggle with moral injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A third generation soldier, the central character courts death by vehicular suicide. Speed explores...

Los Angeles, CA
Half Life

A lamentation of fierce urgency, the latest multimedia production from Cloud Eye Control is an imagistic, visceral work inspired by the nervous fear felt in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Half Life explores the psychological fallout of global disaster, and...

Miami, FL
AMAL

Led by Artistic Director Teo Castellanos, AMAL is a theater/spoken word piece that delves into the impact of war on both combatants and noncombatants as people of color, and shares experiences of veterans’ adjustment to life after war, as well as those of civilians from war-torn...

Los Angeles, CA
Native Nation

Native Nation is an immersive theatrical production about the Native people of a specific geographic area that explores the hunger that persists when culture, language, land, and identity have been denied to Indigenous people. Playwright Larissa FastHorse, director Michael John Garc...

San Francisco, CA
Try/Step/Trip

Try/Step/Trip is a spoken word, multi-character musical performed in the body through the language of step dance. The story follows the journey of an anonymous narrator as he re-imagines his experience in a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program through a montage of lucid, sobriety...

Santa Fe, NM
Between Underground and Skyworld (BTW US)

Between Underground and Skyworld (BTW US) is a performance/ritual incorporating mobile installation, oratory, dance, music, and immersive media with an eco-innovative design. BTW US offers global Indigenous dance theater as purposeful gathering to restore vision for community...

Los Angeles, CA
The Institute of Memory (TIMe)
Two men play with the past in the glow of a kinetic light sculpture signaling keystrokes from a hacked 50s typewriter. Featuring archival wire-tap transcriptions, the missives of communist spies, and MRI brain scans, The Institute of Memory (TIMe) conjures a...
New Orleans, LA
Gomela/To Return: Movement of our Mother Tongue

Gomela, a Bantu word, means “to go back to/to return.” Featuring award-winning poet Sunni Patterson, Gomela will highlight the vibrant and percussive movements and stories that breathe life into ancient forms (African dance and drumming) and new artistic expression (spoken...

Brooklyn, NY
JACK &

JACK & is a comedy of errors structured on social codes and trainings from prison re-entry programs to debutante balls. The performance considers the metric-less damages of being in prison — not the time one has served but the measure of one’s dreaming that is...

New Orleans, LA
Alleged Lesbian Activities

Alleged Lesbian Activities is part community event, part living archive, part cabaret performance. Imagine: it’s Saturday night at Franki’s, a sticky-floored dyke bar. Performers intermittently dance and croon from a cabaret stage, sip cocktails from glitter encrusted...

Chicago, IL
Rink Life

In Rink Life, Lucky Plush brings its highly integrated brand of dance-theater into a communal space that nods to the aesthetics and social dynamics of 1970’s roller rink culture, where relationships and storylines are as transient as the world that contains them. Rink Life...

Chicago, IL
The End of TV

Set in a post-industrial Rust Belt city in the 1990s and told through a collection of original 70’s R&B-inspired art pop songs, The End of TV explores the quest to find meaning amongst the increasingly constant barrage of commercial images and advertising white-noise. Two...

Brooklyn, NY
Bone Hill

BONE HILL is an epic story of one woman’s return to her childhood homeland on Black Mountain and the coal mines of Harlan County, KY, where her family has dwelled for centuries. Traveling back in time to her childhood and her ancestors spanning four generations of...

Jersey City, NJ
Don't Feed the Indians - A Divine Comedy Pageant!

Watch out when Indian show business meets the Doctrine of Discovery! A raucous play and political satire loosely based on Dante’s Divine Comedy. A comedic Native-Aesthetic look at the negative marginalization of Indigenous Peoples and the appropriation of Indigenous cultural and...

Princeton, NJ
FALLING OUT

Endlessly inventive theater artists Jessica Grindstaff and Erik Sanko offer an emotional call to climate action. Inspired by the catastrophic 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster, this rippling meditation on water, heartbreak, and toxic fallout fuses Japanese butoh tradition and...

Missouri City, TX
Plantation Remix

Plantation Remix, a site-specific a capella musical, will be performed at historic plantation sites, and other sites related to U.S. systems of slavery, to revisit, re-work, reimagine, and remix the separatist genre of “traditional” plantation tourism. Working...

Putney, VT
Babylon: Journeys of Refugees

Babylon is a piece about refugees: their journeys, traumas, and challenges to resettlement. It is performed by puppets and actors, with choral singing. Sandglass has been developing this piece for over two years, and has reassessed the project after debuting a soft opening. We have...

Los Angeles, CA
Masters of the Currents

Welcome to Hawai’i, the Aloha state – a tropical paradise where everyone gets along. However, the reality for many residents is much different. Recent newcomers from Micronesia have fled their island nations due to environmental and economic pressures. Inspired by the stories of...

Santa Fe, NM
PIE

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan

PIE is a comedic and magical exploration of what happens when we don’t know what to do next. The play begins as four armchair experts arrive at a panel...

Brooklyn, NY
Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower: The Opera

Based on the dystopian novel by the late Afro-futurist and science fiction author Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower is a genre-defying work of political theater that harnesses 200 years of Black music. It chronicles the spiritual awakening of young Lauren Olamina amidst a not-so-...

New Orleans, LA
Vessels

Vessels is a seven-woman harmonic meditation on the transcendental possibilities of song during the Middle Passage, instigated by Rebecca Mwase, co-shaped by Ron Ragin with set design by Jeff Becker. Experienced within an interactive and acoustically rich sculptural environment that...