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Dance Benefit DESTINY RISING to Feature Cedar Lake Ballet & More at The Joyce, 2/16Dance Benefit DESTINY RISING to Feature Cedar Lake Ballet & More at The Joyce, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

See some of New York City and the country's most renowned dance companies on Monday, February 16 at 7:30pm at The Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), where the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation will present DESTINY RISING, an incredible evening of dance artistry to benefit the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation College Scholarship Program (which to date has awarded $12.5 million in college scholarships to over 200 dancers all over the country). Featuring special performances from prominent professional dance companies from across the United States (plus outstanding NYC Dance Alliance alumni and NYC Dance Alliance faculty), some of the artists and companies taking part include Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the Intermezzo Dance Company, and Keigwin + Company. There will also be over $50k in college scholarships awarded the night of on 2/16. (more...)

Ballet Meets Flex Dance in SOMETHING SAMPLED at New York Live Arts, 2/10-14Ballet Meets Flex Dance in SOMETHING SAMPLED at New York Live Arts, 2/10-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Here they come! A new royal partnership is being forged: Michele Wiles, one of ballet's most celebrated Swan Queens, and Jay Donn, the reigning king of Punchlines, a form of Brooklyn-based flex dancing. The result is 'Something Sampled,' one of three world premieres on the boards for BalletNext's season, 'Baroque'd,' at New York Live Arts, February 10-14. (more...)

Ballet West and Lyon Opera Ballet to Receive Joyce Theater's Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New DanceBallet West and Lyon Opera Ballet to Receive Joyce Theater's Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation announces the selection of Ballet West and Lyon Opera Ballet as recipients of The Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New Dance, a $25,000 award established to support the commissioning of new works for large ballet companies, many of whom rarely perform in New York. The prize allows companies accustomed to performing large scale work to create new pieces for a smaller venue. In turn, the award provides audiences with the opportunity to experience these companies in The Joyce Theater's intimate setting. Previous recipients are Houston Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. (more...)

Ronald K. Brown and Evidence, A Dance Company to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater, 2/24-3/1Ronald K. Brown and Evidence, A Dance Company to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at The Joyce Theater, 2/24-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Ronald K. Brown and Evidence, A Dance Company celebrate 30 years at the Joyce Theater, February 24 - March 1. Ronald K. Brown and Evidence, A Dance Company will usher in its 30th year with a company premiere, New York premiere, live music and revivals of classic works. The week-long run features two programs. Program A highlights include the powerful classic Grace and The Subtle One, danced to a suite composed and performed live by Jason Moran. Moran, score composer for the Oscar-nominated film “Selma” and Kennedy Center's Artistic Director for Jazz, will be joined by his band, The Bandwagon. Program B highlights include the NewYork premiere of Through Time and Culture, a solo by Brown, along with the company premiere of Why You Follow/Por Que Sigues. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Welcome The Royal BalletThe Joyce Theater to Welcome The Royal Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation presents the long-awaited NYC return of the UK's Royal Ballet – first time in over 11 years – at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center beginning with a gala performance on June 23, followed by two mix-billed programs of works by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon through June 28. Tickets for The Royal Ballet can be arranged online at www.DavidHKochTheater.com or by calling (212)-496-0600. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York City-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet performs Innervisions, an upbeat modern dance tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder, as well as other works, when it takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49 (more...)

The Harkness Foundation for Dance to Distribute $5 Million in GrantsThe Harkness Foundation for Dance to Distribute $5 Million in Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Over the next decade, The Harkness Foundation for Dance will contribute $1 million each to five organizations of prominent importance to the dance field. The grantees are the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Joyce Theater, New York City Center, the 92nd Street Y (92Y), and NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD), which houses the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER 2, 2/3-8The Joyce Theater Presents NEDERLANDS DANS THEATER 2, 2/3-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Linda Shelton Executive Director,proudly presents Nederlands Dans Theater 2 (NDT2), returning to the Joyce after five years, from February 3 – 8. The program will include three works by NDT2 house choreographers Paul Lightfoot, Sol León and Johan Inger, and one by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar of Israel. Tickets range in price from $10-$75 ($26-$37 for Joyce Theater members), and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or via the internet at www.joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Ailey II Returns to the Joyce With New Independent Season, 3/17Ailey II Returns to the Joyce With New Independent Season, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Ailey II's "indefatigable, virtuosic, and relentlessly sexy" dancers (Los Angeles Times) return to The Joyce Theater from March 17 - 22with two programs of premieres and recent audience favorites. The Company's spring run at The Joyce will be the first time they will present an independent season at one of dance's most cherished and historic venues. During an eight-performance engagement, their "off-the-charts energy" (The New Yorker) will be amplified in diverse repertory by emerging and established choreographers, including Jennifer Archibald, Amy Hall Garner, Dwight Rhoden, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Manuel Vignoulle and Ailey II's Artistic Director, Troy Powell. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Present PARSONS DANCE, 1/21-2/1The Joyce Theater to Present PARSONS DANCE, 1/21-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Parsons Dance, under the artistic direction of David Parsons, will present a season full of premieres and favorites at The Joyce Theater from January 21 - February 1. New and celebrated American choreographers take center stage as Parsons Dance performs three New York City premieres by acclaimed American choreographers Robert Battle, Trey McIntyre and David Parsons, along with a world premiere from GenerationNOW fellow Natalie Lomonte. Tickets, priced from $10-$59 ($26-$44 for Joyce members), can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or via the internet at www.joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th street. (more...)

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Return to Joyce Theater TonightLes Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Return to Joyce Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation will welcome back the riotously hilarious and beautifully brilliant Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo for its biennial three-week NYC holiday engagement, this year from tonight, December 16, 2014 - January 6, 2015. (more...)

Joyce Theater Announces Casting for The Royal Danish Ballet Performances, 1/13-18Joyce Theater Announces Casting for The Royal Danish Ballet Performances, 1/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Linda Shelton Executive Director,proudly presents Principals and Soloists from The Royal Danish Ballet. With a program full of works choreographed by the historic 19th-century Danish choreographer August Bournonville, the company will be performing at The Joyce from January 13-18. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Russell Maliphant Company STILL CURRENT at the Joyce is StunningBWW Reviews: Russell Maliphant Company STILL CURRENT at the Joyce is Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 12, 2014

If you haven't seen the Russell Maliphant Company, now is the time. This season's production, Still Current is on stage at the Joyce Theater through Sunday, December 14th. (more...)

Stephen Petronio Company to Perform at The Joyce Theater in April 2015Stephen Petronio Company to Perform at The Joyce Theater in April 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The Stephen Petronio Company's 30th anniversary culminates in transformation: the launch of Bloodlines, a five-year project to incorporate dances by trailblazers of American postmodern dance into the Company's repertory and present them alongside new works by Stephen Petronio. The first season pairs RainForest, Merce Cunningham's iconic, 20th-century masterpiece, with Locomotor/Non Locomotor, Petronio's now complete two-part work. (more...)

DANCE FROM THE HEART Returns Next Month at Joyce TheaterDANCE FROM THE HEART Returns Next Month at Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Dance from the Heart, produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, returns on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:30pm, with the rare opportunity to see on one stage the talents of American Ballet Theatre, Parsons Dance, Dorrance Dance, choreographer Sonya Tayeh and more at the Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street). (more...)

World Music Institute & Met Museum Present NRITYAGRAM, 1/10World Music Institute & Met Museum Present NRITYAGRAM, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

World Music Institute, in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents two back-to-back performances from the world-renowned Indian dance troupeNrityagram on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Met's Temple of Dendur, located in the The Sackler Wing. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS Fascinates at Joyce TheaterBWW Reviews: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS Fascinates at Joyce Theater
by Matt Hanson - Dec 11, 2014

In the heart of the wildly characterful Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, the Joyce Theater marquee entrances with a retro ambiance. Opening in 1982, the Joyce Theater has come to represent the magnanimous foundations of modern performing arts in New York. None so embodies this history as authentically as choreographer and dancer Doug Varone. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Welcomes Russell Maliphant Company with STILL CURRENT, Now thru 12/14The Joyce Theater Welcomes Russell Maliphant Company with STILL CURRENT, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation,Linda Shelton Executive Director,proudly presents the return engagement of Russell Maliphant Company with its production of Still Current, along with the solos Afterlight (Part One) and Two, at The Joyce Theater from tonight, December 10 - 14. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Perform at The Joyce, Now thru 12/7Doug Varone and Dancers Perform at The Joyce, Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Applauded worldwide for its athleticism, kinetic artistry, and deep humanity, Doug Varone and Dancers returns to The Joyce Theater from tonight, December 2, through the 7th with a program featuring a world premiere, a beloved revival, and a new solo performed by Doug Varone himself. (more...)

The Joyce to Present BODYTRAFFIC & doug elkins choreography, etc. in JanuaryThe Joyce to Present BODYTRAFFIC & doug elkins choreography, etc. in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is proud to present return engagements of the acclaimed companies BODYTRAFFIC and doug elkins choreography, etc. performing on alternating dates from January 6 - 11. Tickets for both companies range in price from $10 to $30 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

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