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Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 4:00PM

Community Arts Space @ La MaMa
74 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
Between 2nd Avenue and The Bowery.

Ping Chong and Company's Artistic Leadership Team (PCC ALT) - Nile Harris, Jane Jung, Mei Ann Teo, Talvin Wilks, and Sara Zatz - will host an afternoon soiree featuring performances, food, and conversation. The event will probe the complexities of artistic legacy and the future of new leadership in the New York City performance scene. PCC ALT is rigorously exploring a vision of their organization’s future as new directors are taking over the reins of various beloved New York City cultural institutions and arts organizations.

For An Extra Ordinary Afternoon with Ping Chong and Company, they have brought together peers who are managing similar transitions for a generative conversation about the opportunities and challenges of their situations.

Panelists will include:

Jonathan McCrory (National Black Theatre)

Mia Yoo (La MaMa)

Carl Hancock Rux (Mabou Mines/Harlem Stage)

Mame Diarra Speis & Chanon Judson (Urban Bush Women)

Ain Gordon (Pick Up Performance Co.)

The event will feature performances by:

Johnnie Cruise Mercer

Grace Galu

Nile Harris with Crackhead Barney

Malcolm-X Betts

Geng PTP

Food will be provided by DeVonn Francis, Chef and Founding Director of Yardy World, a culinary studio that specializes in creating immersive food experiences and reimagining Caribbean cuisine. Francis is also creating an installation for the space.