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BAM announces 2015 kids programming

January 8, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Photo from Blocks, courtesy of Martin Skoog

Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced its 2015 BAMkids winter/spring programming — a full line-up of international theater, dance and film for kids and families.

Beginning with IMpossible IZZpossible” by hip-hop dance ensemble Illstyle & Peace Productions on Jan. 16 and 17 (on sale now), this season’s engagements across the BAM campus include renowned troupe Pilobolus Dance Theater, the return of Compagnia T.P.O. from Italy with an interactive underwater voyage, a performance for younger theatergoers (ages 2—5) from Lyngo Theatre of the U.K., “Hakanaï,” a movement-responsive installation that blends dance and multimedia, and the award-winning “Manxmouse” by Theatergroep Kwatta. 

The 17th annual BAMkids Film Festival returns with a line-up of shorts and features presented in association with Animation Block Party, Northwest Film Forum, and TIFF KidsTM International Film Festival. BAMkids Movie Matinees series curated by BAMcinématek, offering fans of BAM’s repertory film program a chance to introduce their children to the joy of beloved classic family films and new independent discoveries on the big screen.

Tickets for BAMkids programming go on sale Jan. 19 for the general public (Jan.12 for Friends of BAM). Visit BAM.org/kids for tickets and more details, including a full schedule of events.

Target is the presenting sponsor of BAMkids and community programs; The Wall Street Journal is the title sponsor of BAM Rose Cinemas & BAMcinématek.