New Island Festival. Created by Dutch artists. Governors Island september 10-20

Artists

  • anoukvandijk dc

    Anouk van Dijk is one of the Netherlands most prominent contemporary choreographers, creating work that combines breathtaking dance with a strong theatrical sensibility.

  • ANYtime

    A 6 hour time difference and 3,500 miles are no match for this digital embassy between New York and the Netherlands.

  • Armin van Buuren and Blake Jarrell

    World famous DJ Armin van Buuren provides the beats for this Saturday afternoon dance party at Governors Island Water Taxi Beach.

  • Arthur Mulder presents Panorama d’Interieur Arthur Mulder 24 meters 24 hours

    Fast paced performances from a diverse array of artists and guests in this latest incarnation of Arthur Mulder’s long-running project.

  • Boom Chicago

    Boom Chicago brings its outrageous sketch-improv show to New York for the very first time.

  • Compagnie Dakar/ Lotte van den Berg

    In this haunting performance, the audience watches from afar, as 9 figures wander through a desolate landscape.

  • Conny Jansen Danst

    Three expert dancers vie for the attention of the audience in this beautifully choreographed performance.

  • Dansgroep Amsterdam

    Three short dances by three of the Netherlands’ most provocative choreographers, set to music by three of the world’s most influential composers.

  • De Jongens (The Boys)

    4 actors, 11 characters, 50 minutes. And a crazy amount of old refrigerators.

  • De Stijle, Want

    High-voltage incidents and accidents from one of The Netherlands’ most exciting street theatre companies.

  • DIVERA

    Accompanied by her guitar, named Vanilla, Divera performs her unique mix of pop, jazz, electro, and acoustic music.

  • Ellen ten Damme

    One of the Netherlands’ most provocative singers, songwriters, violinists, and hearbreakers brings her tantalizing performance to New York.

  • Flanders House presents Ellen Depoorter

    An absorbing portrait study of migrants, settlers, descendants, and all those who have been touched by immigration.

  • Iris Hond

    Set up on the streets of Manhattan and Governors Island, this 22 year old prodigy and her grand piano offer a fresh perspective on classical music.

  • Jacob Rens & his cow

    The world’s first cow to ever jump through a hoop.

  • Jan Ketelaar

    World renowned Dutch sculptor, Jan Ketelaar, will present "States of Holland."

  • Jetse Batelaan

    Inside the walls of this strange construction, audience and actors share an unlikely encounter.

  • Nynke Laverman

    One of Friesland’s most renowned singers performs her distinctive mix of musical styles.

  • Orkater

    A surprising new collaboration between two of The Netherlands’ most accomplished theatrical leaders and 15 American students.

  • Pieter Post

    Dare-devil stunts and circus acts combined to create a wild street performance.

  • PIPS:lab

    An unpredictable hilarious interactive multimedia theatrical musical event.

  • Province of Fryslân

    A full day of electrifying events to celebrate the Dutch province of Fryslân. Saturday, Sept. 12th.

  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center presents C. Ryder Cooley

    Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center curates this eclectic group of artists, who transform the houses on Colonel’s Row into spaces for installation and performance.

  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center presents H*E*R*D Group

    Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center curates this eclectic group of artists, who transform the houses on Colonel’s Row into spaces for installation and performance.

  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center presents Implied Violence

    Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center curates this eclectic group of artists, who transform the houses on Colonel’s Row into spaces for installation and performance.

  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center presents Maria Jose Arjona

    Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center curates this eclectic group of artists, who transform the houses on Colonel’s Row into spaces for installation and performance.

  • Silent Disco

    The most unusual dance party you’ve ever been to – a quiet one.

  • SLeM

    An awe-inspiring gathering of 400 paintings flapping their wings in the wind.

  • SPACE

    A deceptive, interactive, radio play, that leaves participants wondering what’s real and what’s imaginary.

  • Spatial Effects

    Theo Botschuijver will try out his walking shoes - on water - in this one of a kind installation.

  • Sytze Pruiksma

    A thrilling concert experience by one of The Netherlands’ most innovative composers, with the Manhattan skyline as backdrop.

  • Toneelgroep Amsterdam (TA) / Ivo van Hove

    One of the greatest monologues ever written, staged by one of the most visionary contemporary directors. Ivo van Hove interprets Jean Cocteau.

  • Touch the history of Governors Island

    An amazing archaeological site exclusively open to the public from September 10th till October 11th.

  • TUIG

    An energetic and dizzying effort to raise a 45 foot wooden structure with a man on top.

  • Veenfabriek (The Peat Factory) / Jeroen Willems

    Comforting madrigals, modern improvised music, and a sumptuous Mediterranean dinner.

  • Yvonne & Helen

    Mixing jukebox songs with live performance, Helen and Yvonne will rock your socks off.

  • ZAP

    4 actors ZAP through Dutch history, covering the cultural legacy of The Netherlands in minutes.