The Joyce Theater News

BWW Reviews: PILOBOLUS Delights Audiences
by Jessica Abejar - Jul 22, 2014

There are no limits to what wonders Pilobolus can create. And as evidenced by the opening of their summer season at The Joyce Theater, the company's creativity transcends beyond imagination, revolutionizing dance and the human experience. (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Opens Box Office for the 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its Box Office for 2014-2015 ticket sales on Monday, July 21. As is its tradition, PNB is offering a special money-saving deal for early-bird ticket-buyers, to celebrate the company's 42nd season: Pay no service fees on tickets purchased thru July 31.* Tickets (as well as money-saving subscriptions) may be purchased either by phone (206.441.2424), online (PNB.org) or in person at the PNB Box Office, 301 Mercer Street at Seattle Center. (more...)

30th Annual Bessie Award Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for Oct 20 at the Apollo
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a milestone 30th anniversary this year. Today, the 36 nominees for the 2013-14 season were announced at a press conference by members of The Bessies Selection Committee. The nominations (listed below) were selected by an independent committee of 40 dance industry professionals. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Visual Design, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design and Outstanding Revival. (more...)

Ira Glass and Monica Bill Barnes & Co. to Bring THREE ACTS, TWO DANCERS, ONE RADIO HOST to The Town Hall, 9/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Monica Bill Barnes & Company and Ira Glass, host of This American Life, will present their show Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) for a three-night-only run, September 10-12 at 8pm. Since April 2013, they've been on a 30-city national tour, appearing in one or two cities per month. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's 2014-2015 Touring Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company, announced today the touring programs and productions for the 2014-2015 Season. The Company will perform and conduct residencies in more than 11 cities in eight states over the next 12 months, making their debut at a number of venues across the U.S. Highlights of the 2014-2015 Season include the New York City premiere of Story/Time (35, 36, 37 & 38) November 4 - 8 and 11 - 15 on the Company's home stage at the New York Live Arts theater; the world premiere of Analogy (working title) in June 2015 at Montclair State University; the Company debut at Dancers' Workshop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; and more. Touring programs for the 2014-2015 season include Analogy (working title), the Company's newest work; Story/Time; Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music; Body Against Body; and A Rite. (more...)

Camille A. Brown's Mr. Tol E. RAncE Set for Lincoln Center Out of Doors, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Camille A. Brown and Dancers, recognized for its visceral movement and unflinching approach to comedic and controversial themes, announces the return of Camille A. Brown's acclaimed Mr. TOL E. RAncE at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on Saturday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

STG Presents the 16th Annual DANCE This!, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

STG's signature dance program, DANCE This, celebrating 16 years this year, is the perfect opportunity to see dance from around the world, have your heart be touched, and witness the building of a better future through the youth and adult performers representing the many communities present right here in Seattle! Much like the FIFA World Cup's goal 'to touch, unite, and inspire the world...' and '... improve the lives of young people and their surrounding communities...' the art of dance has this same effect. DANCE This is a collaboration that could be considered Seattle's World Cup of dance, as a platform for sharing the beauty of many cultures through dance. This year's roster features dance from Africa, India, Mexico, Philippines, Republic of Georgia, and the USA. (more...)

Thodos Dance Chicago's NEW DANCES Series Showcases New Choreography Created by its Own Ensemble Members, 7/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Thodos Dance Chicago is gearing up to let its ensemble call all of their own shots at the company's popular, highly-charged New Dances performance series, July 18-20, 2014 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. (more...)

Noah Parets, Armand Schultz & Anastasia Barzee to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, will be one of the first regional theatres in the U.S. to produce the Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical on stage June 25 to July 26. Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy who discovers his true passion lies in ballet class and not in the boxing ring, and then finds the strength to defy the convention of his small UK mining town to make his dream come true. The Ogunquit production features a cast of Broadway veterans, including Anastasia Barzee, Armond Shultz and Tony Award nominee Joel Blum. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Gala Performance and Dinner, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present its 2014 Gala Performance and Dinner (featuring a raffle) on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The performance will begin at 7pm at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC, and the Gala Dinner will follow the performance at Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Aves). This special evening will honor the company's influential, founding supporters, Donald L. Holley, Esq. and Paul Lepercq (in memoriam). Festive attire suggested. For more information and tickets, please call 212-398-5901 or email gala@rioult.org. (more...)

ADM21 to Make Joyce Theater Debut, 11/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will make its Joyce Theater debut, November 11 - 16, with eight performances of show-stopping musical theater dance numbers by legendary choreographers including Rob Ashford, Michael Bennett, Patricia Birch, Gower Champion, Jack Cole, Henry LeTang, Jerry Mitchell, Jerome Robbins, Susan Stroman and more. (more...)

Pilobolus Dance Theater Sets Summer Season at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

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). (more...)

AMERICAN DANCE MACHINE to Make Joyce Theater Debut - Patricia Birch, Michael Bennett, Jerome Robbins & More, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will make its Joyce Theater debut,November 11 - 16, with eight performances of show-stopping musical theater dance numbers by legendary choreographers including Rob Ashford, Michael Bennett, Patricia Birch, Gower Champion, Jack Cole, Henry LeTang, Jerry Mitchell, Jerome Robbins, Susan Stroman and more. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BALLETNEXT - The Great Leap Forward
by Marjorie Liebert - May 22, 2014

Michele Wiles' BalletNext gave its best performance at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), on Friday, May 17, Founded in 2011, the dancers have developed and matured into a cooperating, fluid dance company, rather than a group of interesting soloists without connection to each other. The two works presented had been previously performed by BalletNext and were welcomed back, demonstrating growth, deeper understanding of the works, and a stronger connection with the audience. (more...)

Houston Ballet Showcases Three Choreographers in MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

From today, May 22 - June 1, 2014, Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters. (more...)

The Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Now through June 1, 2014 Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers entitled Modern Masters. The program features the company premiere of Jir?i? Kylia?n's comic and delightful Sechs Ta?nze (Six Dances), along with revivals of his playful and sexy work Petite Mort, William Forsythe's explosive In the middle, somewhat elevated and George Balanchine's complex and inventive The Four Temperaments. Houston Ballet will give six performances of the program in the Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center. (more...)

ZviDance to Premiere Premiere SURVEILLANCE, 6/11-14
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Led by Israeli-born Artistic Director Zvi Gotheiner, ZviDance will premiere Surveillance, a contemporary dance and multimedia piece that explores the realities behind the surveillance camera. ZviDance's home season will be presented from June 11 - 14, 2014 at the New York Live Arts Theater, 219 W. 19th Street, New York City. Performances: Wednesday - Saturday at 7:30pm, & Saturday at 2pm. Tickets are $25 ($18 for Live Arts Members & Associate Artists, students, and seniors) and are available at newyorklivearts.org or by phone at (212) 924-0077. (more...)

BalletCollective to Premiere New Works by Troy Schumacher, 10/29-30
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

BalletCollective will present two world premiere ballets that showcase the company's commitment to artistic collaboration on October 29 and 30 at NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square. The program will include the company's The Impulse Wants Company (2013). All pieces will be accompanied by live music and feature lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker. (more...)

SAVION GLOVER's OM Coming to Joyce Theatre, 6/24-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Internationally acclaimed tap dance virtuoso Savion Glover will be returning to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) for a limited run of his new show, Savion Glover's OM this June. Performances begin Tuesday, June 24 and run through Sunday, July 12. Tickets start at $10. www.SavionGloverProductions.com. (more...)

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