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KURBAS IN KYIV - exhibition February 25 - April 25, 2017
at the Museum of Theatre, Music and Cinema, Lavra, Kyiv

press release: English | Ukrainian | photos

related events:

Kurbas and Film - March 19, 2017 at 4 PM
with Oleh Sydor-Hybelinda on Films in Playing in Kyiv in 1910s & 1920s, Virlana Tkacz on Kurbas Use of Film in Theatre,
and Olha Danyliuk on Film & New Media in Theatre

Kurbas in Kyiv - special curator's tour with Virlana Tkacz (in English) Monday March 13, 2017 at 4 PM

Around Kurbas - on artists around Kurbas March 4, 2017 at 4 PM
with Yaryna Tsymbal on Mykhail Semnko, Tetiana Rudenko on Vadym Meller,
Olena Taranchenko on Anatoli Butsky & Virlana Tkacz on Nadia Shuvarska & Bronislava NIjinska

Kurbas in Kyiv - exhibition opening February 25, 2017 at 5 PM

Media Lectures by Virlana Tkacz: "American Avant-Garde Theatre and Musicals" at Kurbas Center more
Virlana Tkacz talk on Espreso TV includes clips from Yara shows: "Scythian Stones," "Circle" and "Dark Night Bright Stars"



1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan & the Dogs
Mala Opera, metro Lukianivka, Kyiv Saturday March 18, 2017 at 7 PM
on event in Ukrainian & buy tickets

Shows at La MaMa June 9-25, 2017 - contact Yara

Shows Kurbas Center in Kyiv & Lviv Publishing Forum & Gogolfest -- Sept 2016
photos| tv coverage | reviews

Open rehearsals Kurbas Theatre Center in Kyiv -- March 2016
photos| radio | reactions

On Pavlo Tychyna and Serhiy Zhadan - bios & poetry translated into English

Serhiy Zhadan tour in US April, 2017 - contact Yara
tour with Yara in Canada & US April, 2016


Yara's Dark Night Bright Stars


Jeremy Tardy as Ira Aldridge, Maria Pleshkevich as Katya and Sean Eden as Taras Shevchenko
in Yara's "Dark Night Bright Stars" at La MaMa June, 2016

Yara's Dark Night Bright Stars at La MaMa | press release | reviews
Photos from La MaMa shows by: Pavlo Terekhov | K.kava | Lee Wexler

Taras Shevchenko bio & poems
Shevchenko's portrait of Ira Aldridge at Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv

"Yara Arts Group Productions Looks Beyond the Icons"
by Virlana Tkacz, on the making of Dark Night Bright Stars

video:song from Yara's Dark Night Bright Stars


Ira Aldridge & Taras Shevchenko Nov 2014:
Two Icons and Friends | review and photos

Ukraine spring 2014:
reviews and photos | Photo albums: Odesa | Lviv | Kyiv
more photos from Kyiv show




press release | photos


Season Greetings from San Frankivsk

Koliada 2015 | photos from Koliada 2014 | photos from Koliada 2013

Still the River Flows

"Still the River Flows: Winter Solstice and Christmas Rituals in a Carpathian Village
by Virlana Tkacz with translations by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps
Photography by Alexander Khantaev Project developed by Yara Arts Group.

Video of Koliada concert in Toronto 2013
About the Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia
"In Search of the Hutsul Koliada of Kryvorivnia" by Virlana Tkacz
"Hutsul Koliada to a Young Man" English translation


Andrea Odezynska's "Felt, Feelings and Dreams" trailer produced by Yara Arts Group
Museum of Moving Image
Rubin Museum | KinofestNYC | Princeton Film Festival

Watoku Ueno's Shadow Puppet Shows


YStill the River Flows

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