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Schimmel Showstoppers

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Schimmel is springing into action with show-stopping performances from Immortal Chi, Stormy Love, and more this May.



Immortal Chi
Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
In this spectacular new fusion of Chinese martial arts and jaw-dropping acrobatics accompanied by an all-female percussion ensemble, expect to see adrenalin-packed stunts, traditional weaponry, incredible feats of human endurance, and stunning costumes. Immortal Chi is a feast for the senses that brings the ancient traditions and rich theatrical history of China to life with a rousing 21st century twist. Buy tickets now.

Stormy Love: Songs of Seduction and Obsession
Friday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.
Storm Large has been making a name for herself from tours with Pink Martini to Carnegie Hall, and with her band Le Bonheur, she has audiences mesmerized. Storm Large will inject her power and vulnerability into classic selections such as Cole Porter’s “Under My Skin,” Rodgers and Hart’s “Lady is a Tramp,” Jacques Brel’s “Ne Me Quitte Pas,” and more. Buy tickets now.

Battery Dance: New York Season
Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Battery Dance provides a combination of inimatable skill and passionate social activism. Watch their breathtaking performance as they unveil five new works in its 41st Annual New York Season. Buy tickets now. 

Kayhan Kalhor with Alireza Ghorbani
Saturday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.
One of Iran’s most beloved artists and the preeminent ambassador of Persian music, Kayhan Kalhor is a soulful master of the kamancheh, the Persian spiked fiddle. Kayhan has popularized Persian music in the west and is a creative force in today’s international music scene. For this concert, Kalhor has invited Alireza Ghorbani to perform the ancient and rarely heard saz va avaz (instrument and vocals) tradition, whereby the instrumentalist is accompanied by a vocalist performing improvised songs with lyrics from ancient poetry. This concert marks their New York debut performing together. Buy tickets now.

Pace faculty and staff receive $20 tickets to all Schimmel Center shows. These must be purchased through the box office phone or in person with your Pace ID. A limit of two tickets per performance applies.