5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Behind the Scenes of “Mean Girls,” Aaron Copland and More

5 Shows to Stream for Free This Week: Behind the Scenes of “Mean Girls,” Aaron Copland and More

With the recent launch of the ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app, we’ve got plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from — including original productions and archival content. Here’s a roundup of standout programs available to watch this week online, on your TV or on your mobile device.

In Motion: Triskelion Arts Split Bill Series
The Split Bill series at Brooklyn’s Triskelion Arts features two works-in-progress choreographed by emerging and mid-career artists. In this episode, Brit Falcon of Falcon Dance explores the commonalities between bird flocks and human movement, and Renee Gerardo and Jenny Pommiss, working as The Achievements, examine the many ways we try to improve our inner and outer well-being.

Broadway Sandwich: “Come From Away” and “Mean Girls”
Broadway Sandwich host Garen Scribner goes behind the scenes with Broadway stars during their breaks between matinee and evening performances. In this episode, Garen joins Caesar Samoya from “Come From Away” as he teaches a dance class. Later, we get a chance to look inside the Burn Book with Kate Rockwell from “Mean Girls.”

ALL ARTS Vault Selects: Aaron Copland, Part 1
Take a trip into the archive for the first part of a 1961 program hosted by composer Aaron Copland. Speaking from his upstate New York studio, Copland discusses how he composes music for film, with an example from the film “The Red Pony.” The program concludes with a spirited performance of the first movement from the composer’s Piano Sonata.

The Set List: Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science
In this episode of The Set List, jazz singer, drummer, composer and multiple Grammy Award-winner Terri Lyne Carrington performs deep-toned melodies, amplifying the pressing messages in Social Science’s acutely relevant lyrics.

ALL ARTS Performance Selects: “Maasai Footprints”
Georges Momboye creates a picture of contemporary African dance in “Maasai Footprints.” Born in Ivory Coast and trained in traditional African dance schools, Momboye felt constrained by those techniques until he founded his company in 1992. He experiments with ritual, shape and visual art forms on the stage. He says this piece is about equilibrium: “a body imbalanced, a quest for roots.”