The Joyce Theater News

International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and MoreInternational Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind. (more...)

Some of a Thousand Words With Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks and Brooklyn Rider at the Brown TheatreSome of a Thousand Words With Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks and Brooklyn Rider at the Brown Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Louisville's Wendy Whelan, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for 25 years, and collaborator Brian Brooks' latest creation features live music by the New York-based string quartet, Brooklyn Rider. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce DebutThe Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome Centre Chorégraphique National - Ballet de Lorraine, one of France's leading contemporary dance companies, in its Joyce debut from February 7 – 12, featuring the New York premiere of the company's latest work, Unknown Pleasures, along with other acclaimed works over two separate programs. (more...)

New York City Dance Allliance Foundation Shapes The Destiny Of Young Dancers With 7th Annual Fundraising PerformanceNew York City Dance Allliance Foundation Shapes The Destiny Of Young Dancers With 7th Annual Fundraising Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF), a forward-thinking charity committed to shaping the future lives and training of young dancers, returns to The Joyce Theater, January 30, 2017 with Destiny Rising. (more...)

Cuba's Malpaso Dance Co. Makes Chicago Debut at the Dance CenterCuba's Malpaso Dance Co. Makes Chicago Debut at the Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Malpaso Dance Company, Havana's contemporary dance company that combines work by top international choreographers and new voices in Cuban choreography. Performances are March 9-11 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Presents GrahamDeconstructed: Primitive MysteriesMartha Graham Dance Company Presents GrahamDeconstructed: Primitive Mysteries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Martha Graham Dance Company will present a special GrahamDeconstructed event celebrating the 86th anniversary of Primitive Mysteries, one of Graham's most revolutionary works. This stark, ritualistic dance reflects on the purity found in the virgin myths of the Southwest. It was hailed a masterpiece at its premiere and is a prime example of Graham as a leader in the modernist movement. Primitive Mysteries premiered at the Craig Theatre in New York City on February 2, 1931.  (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating American Dance with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORMBWW Review: Celebrating American Dance with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by Caryn Cooper - Jan 10, 2017

As part of its' second annual American Dance Platform, The Joyce Theater has been showcasing eight of America's most captivating dance companies over the past week. This year's platform was curated by Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. I again had the opportunity to attend another performance on Friday, January 6, 2017. The evening featured a double bill with dances by Lucky Plush Productions and the Dallas Black Dance Theatre. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents YEAR OF THE ROOSTER, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. (more...)

Award Winning COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET To Perform At Miller Auditorium, 1/17Award Winning COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET To Perform At Miller Auditorium, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

World-renowned dance group, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, opens the second half of the 2016-17 season with their performance at Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Review: Starting 2017 with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORMBWW Review: Starting 2017 with the AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by Caryn Cooper - Jan 6, 2017

Beginning the first week of 2017, The Joyce Theater presents its second annual American Dance Platform, a showcase of eight companies over one week. This gives audiences an opportunity to enjoy a rich sampling of dance companies from across the U.S. Each year, The Joyce selects a guest curator to pick an esteemed roster of artists for the platform. This year's curator is Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Adams' focus for this series was to reflect what is "American" dance while highlighting the various people and cultures that imprint their unique experiences and heritages. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New AudienceDavid Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11Vim Vigor Dance Company Presents New York Premiere Of FUTURE PERFECT, 2/2-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

VIM VIGOR DANCE COMPANY presents the New York Premiere of FUTURE PERFECT at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10010 (25th Street between 3rd & Lexington Aves). (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) brings its highly acclaimed Legends & Visionaries series to the 92Y Harkness Dance Festival from February 24-25, 2017 at the The 92Y, located at 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10128. (more...)

BODYTRAFFIC to Return to The Joyce with Anton Lachky's PRIVATE GAMESBODYTRAFFIC to Return to The Joyce with Anton Lachky's PRIVATE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back BODYTRAFFIC, one of L.A.'s leading contemporary dance companies, performing a program that includes the world premiere of Anton Lachky's Private Games: Chapter One, from January 18-22. (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29
by TV Scoop - Jan 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN 1/5 - 1/29 (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Perform At The Association Of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, 1/7-8Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Perform At The Association Of Performing Arts Presenters Conference, 1/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform Crosscurrent, A Quest for Freedom, and Red Firecracker - Legend of the First Chinese New Year at The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference APAP|NYC 2017 in New York Cityon From January 7 - 8 2017 at The New York City Center Studios 130 W. 56th Street, NYC, Studios 4 and 5. (more...)

NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY to Perform at NJPACNAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY to Perform at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Rooster at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on January 28 & 29, 2017 at 2pm.This award-winning event brings audiences close to one of the world's most celebrated festivals: China's Spring Festival. Year of the Rooster features the exciting sights of dancing lions and dragons, the lilting sound of Chinese pipa and erhu, and vibrant gold and red costumes and props. (more...)

Verb Ballets' Choreography Intensive with Nationally Recognized ArtistsVerb Ballets' Choreography Intensive with Nationally Recognized Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

For the dance art-form to sustain and renew itself, talented dancers need encouragement and training to step into the role of choreographer, yet there are few structured means to pursue that path. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 MillionStephen Petronio Company Buys 'Crows Nest' Catskill Mountains Property for $1.3 Million
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

In an act that will secure the Company's legacy and provide a creative home for dance, Stephen Petronio Company has purchased Crows Nest, a 175-acre property in the Catskill Mountains. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Present Israel's L-E-V in New York Premiere of OCD LOVEThe Joyce Theater to Present Israel's L-E-V in New York Premiere of OCD LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will present Israel's acclaimed contemporary dance company, L-E-V, making its Joyce debut with the New York premiere of Artistic Directors Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar's OCD Love from January 11-15. (more...)

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