Register Now for Winter 2021 Dance Classes!

Sign up for your full series pass by Friday, November 26! Warm up this winter with weekly dance classes at MSA! We are excited to continue to offer on-site, in-person Flamenco School with Lindsey Bourassa and West African Dance with Marita from Embody the Rhythm this winter! Flamenco School...

Learn to Unicycle with Janoah Bailin!

Sunday, November 21 at 3:00 PM Have you ever wanted to try unicycling? Now you can! Janoah Bailin breaks the process into safe and manageable steps, teaching in a low-stakes, supportive and game-filled environment. Everyone is welcome! No experience is required! Unicycling is wonderful for proprioception, an excellent core workout,...

Janoah Bailin is Making meSSes at MSA!

Friday, November 19 at 7:00 PM In meSSeS, Janoah…anygoodjokes? juggles several tasks simultaneously: performing & teaching! During this (optionally interactive) performance YOU learn to juggle as you watch. In moments between acts, Janoah engagingly guides audience through the essentials: throwing, catching and messy-ing up! ​Precarious unicycle pathways, vibrating puppetry,...

The Grand Return of KING FRIDAY’S DUNGEON PUPPET SLAM!

Friday, Nov 12 & Saturday, Nov 13 at 7:00 PM Hear ye! Hear ye! King Friday, post-monarch, deposed and living in squalor beneath an old vaudeville house requests thy presence to witness the unveiling of new puppet works and puppet works-in-progress at an impromptu, after-hours, puppet-roadhouse show. King Friday’s...

Puppeteers’ Happy Hour

Sunday, November 7 at 2:00 PM Join us for ​​Puppeteers’ Happy Hour! This recurring informal gathering is for puppet artists and enthusiasts to share their work and ideas, catch up on the latest puppet dirt, and hang out. Puppeteers and puppet fans of all flavors are encouraged to attend....

Brazilian Beats with Choro Louco!

Saturday, Nov 6 at 7:00 PM Choro Louco performs the enormously appealing Brazilian music genre known as choro. The band was formed in 2013 by a group of accomplished musicians who have all established themselves as virtuosos in other genres—ranging from classical music and jazz to Celtic, klezmer, and Middle...

Emilia Dahlin’s Only Portland Show This Year!

Performance — Friday, Nov 5 at 7:00 PM Songs of Comfort Workshop — Saturday, Nov 6 at 3:00 PM Don’t miss your only chance to see Emilia Dahlin perform in Portland this year! Wielding a voice that defies the size of her body and strong storytelling sensibilities, local favorite Emilia Dahlin has...

Tophat Productions’ Little Shop of Horrors

Friday, October 29 at 7:00 PM Horror comedy rock musical “Little Shop of Horrors” gets a miniature twist as David Worobec, a classically trained opera singer, puts on a one-man toy theater performance of this cult classic. When a timid florist shop worker realizes his Venus flytrap can only...

Jeff Aumuller’s Salty Solo Show

Saturday, October 23 at 7:00 PM Popular Maine singer-songwriter Jeff Aumuller brings his brackish homegrown folk & country sensibility to MSA! The evening will feature original songs written by Jeff from his newest album, Men & Ships Rot In Port, and a smattering of his favorite authentic sea shanties. When Jeff takes...

Turn Up for TWISTED MAPLE!

Friday, October 22 at 7:00 PM Join us for an evening of original songs by classically-trained “barefoot cellist” April Reed-Cox and guitarist Oren Robinson, down from their homestead on Twisted Maple Farm. Oren and April have been the house band for many years on Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show,...
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