2015 Upstart Festival

curated by Marya Warshaw and Jillian Peña      

Friday & Saturday, February 6-7, 2015 | 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 8, 2015 | 6:00 pm

Tickets: $16 General | $10 Low-Income [Buy Tickets]

The Upstart Festival ushers in fresh talent with an intriguing festival of performances and roundtable discussions. Artists have no more than three years of experience showing their work in New York City. Curated by dance/video artist and Former BAX Artist In Residence Jillian Peña and Founding and Executive Director, Marya Warshaw, these selected works will be produced as part of a three-day showcase in the BAX theater.


Friday, February 6th

Kim Katzberg  Lydia Mokdessi & Benjamin Wagner  Jeremy Pheiffer  Renee Gerardo  Lisa Fagan

Saturday, February 7th

Lizzie Feidelson  Ali Perkins  Melanie Greene  Samuel Householder  Eli Tamondong

Sunday, February 8th

Sarah Foster/Christian Serrano (C & S)  Kelsey Ludwig  Emily Reilly/Stephanie Hayes  Gilbert Reyes  Nico Brown


Visit events.bax.org/2015-upstart-festival-program for complete program information and artist bios.

Photo credits (left to right): Lizzie Feidelson by Ian Douglas • Kim Katzberg provided by artist  • Eric Bandiero by On Pointe Photo • Ali Perkins by Conrad Golovac •  Melanie Greene by SinRu Ku

To view a list of artists whose work has been performed in recent seasons, visit events.bax.org/professional/upstart-festival/past.


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