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Revisit: 1983 (An inclusive Queer dance/party/event)
November 9 | 9:30 pm
Retro Factory Is Bringing Back Its 1983 Party!
East Village – Theatre C, Zach Job and Chad Ryan, in association with Daniel Nardicio Productions, have come together to create a new series of retro-themed dance parties called RETRO FACTORY. Our first event set out to create something missing in New York City nightlife: A space for queer people of every demographic that could be celebrated and who could witness their story reinterpreted through dance and a party with a throw back twist. 1983 was a huge success and turned into quite the amazing and inspiring night!! We got to participate in and celebrate queer art made by queer artists. It was something we at Retro Factory are immensely proud of and will strive to continue to produce. The night will be filled with with surprise immersive live performances and visuals in the style of The Donkey Show and Here Lies Love. This RETRO FACTORY event will take place at Bedlam Bar in the East Village, and reimagined in a more intimate space to really get in the groove.
We #FlashbackFriday to our RETRO FACTORY event, called 1983 – an homage to the legendary gay dance party held at The Pyramid Club in the East Village until 2011. Full out dance to the rad music of Madonna, the Go-Gos, Wham!, A-Ha!, Janet Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Rick Astley, Billy Ocean and more!
DJ David Scott
Pop-Up dance performances by choreographer
Photography by Mike Sullivan
Cool 80’s attire and attitude strongly encouraged!! Special gifts for those that bring it! Photos will be taken and posted on our FB event page, be sure to follow.
Inspiration for Attire here: https://pin.it/ho224yykpd2kqn
Please note: 1983 is an intentional space for queer folks. If you are a straight ally and wish to attend the party, please be mindful of the intention of the event.
$10 early tics up to $40 at the door, come and join us!
::::::: Consent Policy :::::::
Behave with beauty, connect with intention. We are obsessed with Consent. Always ASK before touching anyone in our venue. Always ASK before photographing your fellow patrons. Photos of our performers are welcome and encouraged.
If someone is violating your boundaries or harassing you, please report them to a security guard or any staff member. We have a zero tolerance policy for harassment. If you feel something, say something, and we will help. Questions, comments, concerns? Let us know: [email protected]
::::::: Community and Accessibility :::::::
This is a space for everyone to feel welcome and loved. Racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, homophobia, transphobia, or any other form of discrimination will not be tolerated at our venue. All entrances and spaces within the venue are single-level. Strobe lights are used during performances and parties.