Pilobolus Dance Theater Sets Summer Season at The Joyce Theater

Pilobolus Dance Theater Sets Summer Season at The Joyce Theater

Dance lovers and theater lovers alike have come to celebrate the summer tradition of Pilobolus Dance Theater at The Joyce Theater, and this year will be no exception. For its annual four-week season, from July 15 - August 10, the awe-inspiring movement company, internationally renowned for its ingeniously intricate and athletically creative collaborations, will present two different programs, each featuring a New York premiere. Tickets for Pilobolus at The Joyce range from $10-$59 (subject to change) and can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or online at joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street).

Program A: ON THE NATURE OF THINGS (New York Premiere)

A company work (created by Performed by three dancers balanced on a two-foot wide column rising above the stage, On The Nature of Thingsexplores the power of iconic bodies to tell a story about the birth of desire and its intertwined connection to shame and revenge. Set to vocal music inspired by the classical baroque, Trio is both graceful and riveting to watch. Other works in Program A are Transformation, Rushes, [esc], Licks. (This program contains nudity)

Program B - THE INCONSISTENT PEDALER (New York Premiere)

A surrealist fable about a girl who rides a bicycle that has the power to speed up and slow down time, The Inconsistent Pedaler is an absurd, acrobatic, and lyrical collaboration between Pilobolus, fiction writer Etgar Keret, and filmmaker Shira Geffen (both Israeli) that opens up a mesmerizing physical world. Program B also includes All Is Not Lost, Korokoro, Masters of Ceremony, Megawatt.