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July 21 @ 6:30 pm - October 20 @ 8:30 pm
An electric blend of adventurous spoken word, musical and movement based artists. We will kick off the series next Friday with our host Clyla Destiny and bring various artist to the stage including Dagi-Ann, Mekhiel from Rapha center and renowned tap dancer Adante Power.
Launched in 2018, Skylight Open’s is The Billie’s monthly music and spoken word series featuring cutting edge Brooklyn-based talent. Some 6 musicians and spoken word artists are presented each month with past artists including Alia Pierre, Inaya Day, Tai Allen Phoenix, and Keisha Gaye Anderson.
Support for the 2021-2022 season has been generously provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Altman Foundation, Con Edison, The Jordan Brand, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the Ford Foundation, The Fund for the City of New York, Howard Gilman Foundation, Kresge Foundation, The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Lucille Lortel Foundation, The Maurice Sendak Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The New York Community Trust, and The Shubert Foundation, Srinija Srinivasan Fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Universal Music Group’s Task Force for Meaningful Change. The J. L. Greene Art Access Fund in The New York Community Trust has also partnered with The Billie Holiday Theatre to bring the performing arts to underrepresented audiences throughout New York.