2014 LATE NITE
Saturdays, November 8, 15, and 22 at 9:00 p.m.
Join us at 8:00 p.m. before the performances for a meal with the artists at no extra cost.
Tickets: Buy tickets online or call 612-825-0459.
Pay-What-You-Want. Pick your own price for every performance, every night.
(Regular price is $15. Anything above $15 is considered a donation.)
2014 LATE NITE ARTISTS
Jayanthi is a midwestern lady, having been raised in both Ford Heights, IL, and Minneapolis, MN. Her father is from... Read More»
Jordan Hamilton is a Minneapolis resident, a visual artist, educator and late night creative. His work practice is rooted in... Read More»
is predicated on the collective consciousness, a shared history and reality that informs our practices, our bodies, and... Read More»
Rico Simon Mendez, aka Dj Don Cuco, is a multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and Producer. Humbly sharing stages and performing along side... Read More»
Brenda Bell Brown is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. After receiving a BA in Theater Arts from Brown University, dedication... Read More»
"Steely" Dan McAllister is a Twin Cities-based deejay, record collector, and radio host, specializing in rare grooves from around the... Read More»
Deja Stowers began dancing at the age of four in the drill team African Perfection. She continued to dance throughout... Read More»
Writer, vocalist, and sound artist, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs is the author of TwERK
(Belladonna* 2013); the chapbooks Ichi-Ban
... Read More»
brianne a. hill, a Detroit native, is an actor/writer/artist currently based in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Some of her favorite... Read More»
Danielle Daniel's career includes a wide variety of theater projects including storytelling programs, and workshops. Read More»
Lisa Brimmer is a writer and performance artist. She is a two-time Givens Foundation for African American Literature fellow and... Read More»
"I always wanted to be a singer " says New York chanteuse Pyeng Threadgill. From the time she was four... Read More»
LATE NITE NEWS
Pillsbury House Theatre’s “Late Nite Series: Non English Speaking Spoken Here” will return on Nov. 8, 15, and 22. The annual celebration of new work, now in its 17th year, will feature a unique lineup comprising emerging artists from Minnesota and New York.
Hip Hop is the lens through which I view life. Born and raised in The Bronx, I’ve always been exposed to it. However, as I grew, I became more and more aware of its social/political power. Read more »
ABOUT THE LATE NITE SERIES
At the Non English Speaking Spoken Here: The Late Nite Series, curators e.g. bailey and Laurie Carlos bring some of the best interdisciplinary performers from New York and Minnesota together to explore the cross-currents of contemporary culture through music and sound, text and images, and movement and dance.
When you attend a Late Nite performance, you're part of a family and every good family has a good meal. That's why we always serve up great food before you digest some amazing art. Be sure to bring your appetite when you join us for Late Nite. Food from local chefs served at no extra charge starting at 8 pm in the lobby where audiences can mingle with artists before the show.
Past Late Nite's have included: Daniel Alexander Jones, Nioka Workman, Jessica Huang, Matana Roberts, Curio Dance, Quinton Moore, Sol Light, Katherine Glover, Dylan Fresco, Sun Mee Chomet, Juma B. Essie, Ellen Hinchcliffe, Lisa Brimmer, Jose James, Zell Miller III, Kenna Sarge, Idris Goodwin, Queen Drea, Stacey Robinson, and many many more.
2013 LATE NITE ARTISTS
The 2013 series was dedicated to the memory of Brandon Lacy Campos.
Amanda Leaveck is the founder and Executive Director for Face Forward, a nonprofit that supports local artists in a socially... Read More»
D'jo | dee'joe |
1. If you were to order his style in a drink: D'jo would be a dirty rocks... Read More»
Emmanuel Ortiz is a Latino writer and community organizer. He is a founding member of Palabristas: Latin@ Wordslingers, - a... Read More»
Henning was born in Germany, grew up in Oregon, went to school in Minneapolis, and now works out of Brooklyn,... Read More»
Jessica Huang is a Minneapolis-based professional playwright, co-founder, producer and core writer for the Unit Collective,and a 2012 recipient of... Read More»
Junauda is a dancer, actress and writer who fell in love with aerial arts 5 years ago. Combining the ritual... Read More»
Kirk Washington Jr. is a native Minnesotan. He originates from the north side of Minneapolis. He's a multi-disciplinary artist with... Read More»
Malia Burkhart is a multidisciplinary Performance Artist, Arts Educator, Earth-Activist, and Healing Arts Practitioner. Malia graduated from the Perpich Center... Read More»
Maya Washington is an actor/filmmaker and the Creative Director of Running Water Entertainment, the parent company of White Space Poetry... Read More»
Nick Lehane is a Brooklyn-based actor and puppeteer. Puppet performance credits include The Pigeoning
by Robin Frohardt (Pittsburgh International... Read More»
Nimo H. Farah uses language to express things she finds too confusing. Part of her current undertaking is to develop... Read More»
Paulino is an educator and performer from Argentina. He uses art to connect and share with people around him. In... Read More»
Twin Cities native PaviElle is an interdisciplinary artist focused on bringing truth to light through dance, writing, speaking, and political... Read More»
One of Curve Magazine's "favorite theatre artists", Renita Martin is the recipient of the Arch Bruce and Brown Play Award... Read More»
Ryan Strandjord is a Minneapolis based filmmaker, producer, crowdfunding consultant, and community organizer. His latest film City Boots
... Read More»
2012 LATE NITE ARTISTS
Adrienne is a performance artist, educator, and aspiring therapist/healer. All of her work has but one basis: the collective healing... Read More»
Brothers Antoine and Antonio Duke are young and ambitious artists. Read More»
Bao Phi has been a performance poet since 1991.
A two-time Minnesota Grand Slam champion and a National Poetry Slam finalist,... Read More»
Beverly Cottman is an interdisciplinary artist creating at the intersections of visual, literary and performance art. As storyteller “Auntie Beverly”... Read More»
Sarah White is a singer, emcee, musician and photographer known for her sultry voice, conscious message and experimental sound. Sarah... Read More»
If you were to order his style in a drink, D'jo would be a dirty rocks glass filled with hip-hop, a splash of juke, a squeeze of footwork, a dash of DnB, shake it with turntablism, then kick it in the side with bass and garnish it with a scratch. Read More»
Gabrielle Civil is a black woman poet, conceptual and performance artist. The aim of her work is to open up space. Read More»
Intikana is a Taino/Boricua Hip Hop artist, poet, educator, filmmaker, and photographer from the Bronx. He has been featured... Read More»
Iris Wilson is an original (featured) cast member of the 3 time Tony award winning Broadway musical Fela!
directed by... Read More»
Kirk Washington Jr. is a performance artist from north Minneapolis. He has worked in various creative spaces throughout the... Read More»
Moe Lionel is a writer and performance artist whose work focuses on resiliency, disease, trauma, and the body. In 2011, through the Naked Stages... Read More»
Nimo Farah is a poet that creates a new personal mission statement for herself every four years. She recently... Read More»
Pamela Sneed is a six-foot-three-inch-tall black woman with a shaved head, a big smile, and a wily sense of humor.... Read More»
This work focuses on a parallel between that which is animal tendency and that which is human. Politics is... Read More»
WarMachine was founded in 2010, with a common goal in mind: to unite all of the most dedicated, hard working,... Read More»
2011 LATE NITE ARTISTS
As a professional choreographic team trained in the styles of modern, contemporary, and traditional dance forms. Giselle Mejia graduated with a BFA from SUNY Purchase College and Dario Mejia from The Julliard School. Read More»
Daniel Alexander Jones makes live art. His unconventional, interdisciplinary approach has yielded a dynamic body of work including: Phoenix Fabrik, Bel Canto, Blood:Shock:Boogie, Earthbirths and Qualities of Light. Read More»
Dylan Fresco wears many hats as a performing artist. He has created two hit solo shows for the Minnesota Fringe Festival: “The Anton Kissbougel Technique”, a mockumentary take on your typical yoga class, and this year's sold-out “Domino’s Pizza Saved My Life”, which explores the personal in the global through story and song. Read More»
Jessica Renee Huang writes plays cross-legged on the kitchen floor, often wearing one sock and chewing her cuticles. She and her laptop have survived higher education at the University of Missouri, a melodramatic stint in Phoenix and now write together in assorted Minneapolis diners and bars. Read More»
Julia Elizabeth Babb is a self-mythologizing Performanceusse and Conceptual Artist. Read More»
Ellen Marie Hinchcliffe is a poet, performer, videomaker and loving Auntie. Juma B. Essie is a playwright, performance artist, video maker. Ellen is honored to be collaborating for the first time with Juma B. Essie who also happens to be her husband and best friend. Read More»
Katherine is the creator of three solo storytelling shows, which she has performed at theater festivals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Read More»
Lisa Brimmer has been writing in the Twin Cities area for the last six years. The playwright, poet and essayist is driven to collaborate with multiple forms of art and media. Read More»
Matana (m(a)-ta-na\) Roberts; internationally documented, chicago-born saxophonist/multidisciplinary sound artist; working in various mediums of sound performance/inquiry. Read More»
Nimo Farah loves orators and storytellers. The material for a good story is all around and within us. Read More»
Nioka Workman is among an active force of innovative cellists forging new frontiers for string players. Drawing on the “genius” of celebrated bassists and family members, uncle Arthur Harper and father, Reggie Workman, Nioka has a developed a powerful, original style of her own. Read More»
Quentin Moore aka “Q” is a poet/spoken-word/hip-hop artist from the Midwest. He was raised in the Twin Cities by way of Chicago, IL. In middle school “Q” developed a knack for writing, specifically poetry. Read More»
Sol Rebel Phoenix Born Teonna Marie Marshall October 4th 1991, 3 days from a new moon she has found herself losing her self all the time. Read More»
This piece is a work-in-progess. It’s a piece about my recent reunion with my Korean birth family and the shake-up it has caused in my own identity formation. Read More»
Featured Past Performers:
José James, Chris Smith, Gideon van Gelder, Pramila Vasudevan, Zell Miller III, Katie Ka Vang, kim thompson, Bill Cottman, J. Otis Powell, Dipankar Mukherjee, Kenna Sarge, D'Lo, St. Paul Soapboxing Slam Team, Carl Hancock Rux, Machado-Thompson, Nazirah P Mickey, Pyeng Threadgill, Reg E Gaines, Sharon Bridgforth, Tiye Giraud, Toshi Reagon, Black Ice, Idris Goodwin, Xelias Aerial Arts, Queen Drea, Tou SaiKo Lee, Ellena Schoop, Peter Jenson, Marilyn Amaral, Tish Jones, Signe Harriday, Truthmaze 2, Stacey Robinson, Ashley Gold, Anton Jones, Amy-Salloway, and DJO