Woodbox Theatre (3rd Floor), Free Admission
Artist Talk and Preview: October 20, 2023 from 7:00-8:30pm
Live Performances: October 27 & 28 and November 3 & 4 @ 7:00pm
The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC) is proud to announce our Fall 2023 exhibition Moving Forward, an immersive installation and performance art piece by acclaimed interdisciplinary artist Jason Beaudreau. This exhibit is on view October 20-November 11 with limited access outside of performance time slots.
Moving Forward: synesthetic liminal holographic visions, love poems, and the grand dialog with the elder trees uses immersive Dolby Atmos sound design and music composition, holographic video projection, lighting, text, cymatics, image, and movement.
Funding and support for the realization of this work has been provided by the New York State Council of the Arts: Support for Artists Grant 2023, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center.
Tickets are free (pay-what-you-can proceeds benefit the NACC), but are encouraged to keep headcount as there is limited capacity.
About Jason Beaudreau
Interdisciplinary artist Jason Beaudreau has worked professionally in the arts since the late 1980’s, including music, dance, theatre, film, video, lighting design, audio engineering and production, and sound design. Inspired by the Do-It-Yourself ethos of Punk and Skateboarding culture, He has been creating original projects that serve as vehicles for creative exploration and expression for over three decades. Jason holds dual bachelor degrees (magna cum laude) from the State University of New York at New Paltz in Jazz Guitar Performance and in Music Theory and Composition (1995). He also holds a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College (2013). His artistic work has been experienced by audiences throughout the United States, in Canada, New Zealand, Scotland, Denmark, and Germany. As an award winning teaching artist, Jason has taught in college classrooms, seminars, clinics, and Dojo’s in New York, Vermont, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, California, South Carolina, and other states. He served as faculty in the music departments at Niagara County Community College for over a decade and at Villa Maria College for five years. In addition, Jason taught an international body of dedicated music students at the National Guitar Workshop for a decade. He has sought out, traveled to, and studied with many contemporary masters in the arts and music, and carries these bodies of experiences in his work.