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January 2024 at Green Space to Feature Fertile Ground New Works Showcase & More

Green Space has revealed a diverse roster of artists for its signature programs. Learn more details and see how to purchase tickets!

EXCERPTS OF UP/RIGHT Comes to the New York Public Library With a Post-Performance Discussion

New York Public Library (NYPL) Bronx Library Center is excited to present an 'Excerpts of Up/right' showing followed by Davalois Fearon Dance post-performance discussion at 6 PM Wednesday, December 13th, in the Bronx Library Center's Auditorium.

Perelman Performing Arts Center to Present IS IT THURSDAY YET? & More Dance Programming

The Perelman Performing Arts Center will present Is It Thursday Yet?, The March, and Motion/Matter: Street Dance Festival at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. 

Stephen Petronio, Jerron Herman And Violinist Jennifer Koh to Perform at NYU Skirball in November

Experience the collaboration between Stephen Petronio Company, Jerron Herman, and Grammy-winning violinist Jennifer Koh at NYU Skirball in November. Don't miss this unique performance featuring live improvisation and stunning choreography. Dates: November 2 - 4, 2023.

AXIS Dance Company To Make Their Latin America Debut This October

AXIS Dance Company is set to make their Latin America debut, bringing their innovative and inclusive approach to dance to new audiences.

Davalois Fearon Dance Virtual Theater to Present CONSIDER WATER and TIME TO TALK WITH DAVA for Climate Week NYC

DAVALOIS FEARON DANCE presents the Virtual Premiere of 'Consider Water' and 'Time to Talk with Dava' as part of Climate Week NYC. Experience a dynamic and immersive performance exploring water issues and join the discursive series on structural racism in dance and academia.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Perform at Dance on the Lawn

Don't miss Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company's performance at Dance on the Lawn in Montclair, NJ on September 9, 2023. Get all the details and enjoy an afternoon of free dance performances by professional and emerging companies.

Jerron Herman Joins Stephen Petronio's BREATH OF THE BEAST Premiere, November 2- 4

Stephen Petronio Company's Breath of the Beast, an evening-length, full company  work to inaugurate the company's 40th season, will premiere November 2-4, 2023, at NYU Skirball. Breath of the  Beast is a collaboration with Grammy Award-winning violin Jennifer Koh, who will be performing live improvisation for these celebratory performances, and features guest dancer Jerron Herman. 

Listen: National Center for Choreography - Akron Releases Fourth Season of Inside the Dancer's Studio

Discover the fourth season of Inside the Dancer's Studio, a podcast by the National Center for Choreography - Akron. Listen to engaging interviews with choreographers from across the United States as they discuss their craft, process, and perseverance in the world of dance-making. Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

The 42nd Annual Battery Dance Festival Releases Full Line-Up

Battery Dance will celebrates the 42nd Anniversary of its free summer festival from August 12-18, 2023, in partnership with Battery Park City Authority. The 42nd Annual Battery Dance Festival will feature in-person and live-streamed performances staged each night at Rockefeller Park, Battery Park City, New York City at 7PM ET, with a rain date on 8/19.

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy's FILLING STATION to be Presented at The Kitchen This Fall

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Matthew Lutz-Kinoy's exhibition 'Filling Station,' as it takes you on a journey through the fascinating realm of art and architecture. Presented by The Kitchen and Dia Art Foundation, this exhibition is a must-see for art enthusiasts and architecture lovers alike.

NYU Skirball Season To Include Boris Charmatz, Lucinda Childs, Sean O'Casey, Joshua William Gelb & More

NYU Skirball's Fall 2023 season will open on Saturday, September 16 with the NYU  Skirball debut of Step Afrika!, followed by DruidO'Casey, a six-hour, epic presentation of Sean O'Casey plays from  Ireland's award-winning Druid Theatre, along with world and North American theater and dance premieres from  acclaimed New York and International companies.

Battery Dance to Present The 42nd Annual Battery Dance Festival in August

Battery Dance will celebrate the 42nd Anniversary of its free summer festival from August 12-18, 2023, in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

Gibney Presents The World Premiere Of BEAUTY HAPPENS By Falcon Dance, June 8- 10

Gibney, the New York City based dance and social justice organization, will present the world premiere of Beauty Happens by Falcon Dance June 8-10.

Petronio Residency Center Champions Black and Queer Voices with 2023 Residency Awards

Petronio Residency Center has announced its 2023 residency awardees to foster dance voices of the next generation through research and development at the company’s 175-acre center, perched in Greene County's Catskill Mountains.

New York Public Library Presents Davalois Fearon Dance Virtual Theater Premiere Of KERNEL

New York Public Library (NYPL) Eastchester Branch will present a screening of the first iteration of 'KERNEL' recorded at the 26th Arts for Arts Vision Festival followed by a Davalois Fearon Dance Community Dance Workshop (DFDCDW) at 2 pm Saturday, Dec 17, 2022, at the NYPL Eastchester Branch.


It's no secret that Stephen Petronio is a pillar of the dance community. Since his early days working with Steve Paxton and Trisha Brown, Stephen Petronio has been creating, dancing, and sharing his gift with the world, challenging audiences to expand their expectations and tap into the immensity of possibility. 'In the 1980s, [being vocal about] being queer was...not that usual, so I wanted my queerness to be in my body and in my style...I [also] think popular culture was very much on my mind because it was in a moment that I thought dance could break through to a different audience.'

Performance Space New York Presents MORIAH EVANS: REMAINS PERSIST, Activating the Stories Different Bodies Contain

Performance Space New York presents Moriah Evans: Remains Persist, a performance exploring and excavating the body's internal, imperceptible, and at times immaterial remains, December 10, 11, 17, 18 in the Keith Haring Theatre (150 1st Avenue, New York).

Stephen Petronio Returns Back To Danspace Stage After Career Launching Season 40 Years Ago

Danspace Project and Stephen Petronio Company partner to present Bloodlines/Bloodlines(future), December 8-10, 2022 at Danspace Project's home in the historic St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery.

MORIAH EVANS: REMAINS PERSIST to be Presented at Performance Space New York in December

 Performance Space New York will present Moriah Evans: Remains Persist, a durational performance that explores and excavates the body’s internal, imperceptible, and at times immaterial remains, December 10, 11, 17, 18 in the Keith Haring Theatre.

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