Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Announces 2022 Summer and Fall Festivals

Distinct festivals in June and September will showcase international stars from dance, music, poetry, sculpture, and the culinary arts in the scenic Hudson Valley. Kaatsbaan Annual Summer Festival

June 3
Gala dinner by celebrity author and caterer Mary Giuliani
Special music concert curated by Kaatsbaan festival music curator, Oliver Ray

June 4 & 5
Live Arts Global
Directors & Creators: Joanna DeFelice and Melanie Hamrick
Choreographers: Danielle Agami, Nicholas Palmquist, and Kristin Sudeikis
Music from The Rolling Stones, Amy Winehouse, Alabama Shakes and more
This new work will be created in part during a Kaatsbaan residency

June 11 & 12
Featuring rising stars
Elisabeth Beyer and Aleisha Walker from American Ballet Theatre Studio Company
Juilliard wunderkind Kayla Mak
and more!
A new Kaatsbaan commission will be created during a Kaatsbaan residency
Live music from Woodstock favorite Maverick Concerts to feature the Neave Trio

June 18
Sugar in the Tank
an evening of new songs created by Taylor Mac and Matt Ray
Co-director Niegel Smith
Choreographer Faye Driscoll
Costume designer Machine Dazzle
Creative producers Pomegranate Arts
To be created during a month-long Kaatsbaan residency
Premiere performance celebrating Pride month in the Hudson Valley!

June 19
Community Event Commemorating Juneteenth
Saxophonist and composer Tyrone Birkett and his ensemble Emancipation
perform his Postmodern Spirituals and a new composition in collaboration with
New York City-based dancer and choreographer Robert Rubama
Weekend includes a specially curated culinary and poetry lineup and is sponsored by the award-winning Sorel Liqueur, the original red drink from Jackie Summers

Kaatsbaan Annual Fall Festival

September 16
Gala dinner honoring Philip Glass
Kaatsbaan festival culinary curator, Jeff Gordinier, will moderate a conversation about Philip Glass’s work, and its impact, with a panel of esteemed guests

September 17 & 18
The Glass Etudes at Kaatsbaan – celebrating Philip Glass’s 85th birthday
Featuring world premieres of newly commissioned works by choreographers spanning generations and genres accompanied by live interpretations on piano
The weekend will also feature film, poetry, and visual and culinary arts
Presented by Kaatsbaan and produced in collaboration with Pomegranate Arts

September 24 & 25
Site specific dance performance of Trisha Brown: In Plain Site
Music concert curated by Kaatsbaan festival music curator, Oliver Ray

October 1 & 2
Programming to be announced in early 2022

*All programming subject to change

Summer Festival presale tickets for members begin March 1, 2022
Summer Festival general ticket sales begin March 15, 2021
Fall Festival presale tickets for members begin June 16, 2022
Fall Festival general ticket sales begin June 30, 2022

To learn how to become a member for access to pre-sale tickets, click HERE.

Kaatsbaan has always been a haven away from the constraints of city life where artists can realize their most ambitious projects. Our 2022 Festivals offer the opportunity to see this in action, as we create immersive experiences across our fields for visitors to safely encounter an unparalleled range of artists and styles.

We hope you will join us in 2022!


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