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Brazilians dance. Even more, dance in Brazil is always celebrated by the masses during of the country’s largest fête – Carnival. To be sure, there are many types of traditional Afro-Brazilian dances including Capoeira and Samba. Capoeira was born from the slave’s masked rendition of fighting done to keep slave owners away, and Samba was [...]
During The Joyce’s most recent Dance Talks event, writer, educator Charmaine Warren examined the life and work of Dr. Rennie Harris, a leading ambassador of hip hop culture and artistic director of Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM). The video-illustrated Dance Talk, looked at RHPM’s rich history, from its founding in 1992; through Dr. Harris’s intense trajectory [...]
Education Associate Melissa Croushorn reports on an exciting new initiative undertaken by The Joyce. Saturday, January 11th marked the second event of The Joyce Theater’s Getting Closer to Dance program developed with support from Dance/USA’s Engaging Dance Audience Round II initiative with a workshop entitled “Your Dance Score.” Getting Closer to Dance is a series [...]
Join us on March 17 at DANY Studios for our next Dance Talks. Dance historian Linda Monich will lead a discussion on Ballet du Grande Theatre de Geneve and its performance of Adonis Foniadakis’ 2012 ballet Glory.
For our 2014 Spring Gala, which will take place on the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Tuesday April 22, The Joyce Theater Foundation will honor David Herro and Jay Franke for their extraordinary support of American dance and, especially, arts education. The black-tie event will include cocktails, dinner, dancing and special performances by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Jessica Lang Dance, doug elkins choreography Etc., MOMIX and the talented young performers of Dancing Classrooms Youth Dance Company.
The Joyce is pleased to present the New York premiere of Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève’s Glory, an evening-length work by internationally lauded choreographer Andonis Foniadakis.
Following hip surgery that took place just one week after the premiere of her Restless Creature, Wendy Whelan, in consultation with her doctors, has concluded that she must postpone her spring 2014 U.S. tour of the work. Joyce ticket buyers, please call 212-242-0800 for your options.
The Joyce presents the New York premiere of Ballet Preljocaj’s widely praised production of Snow White, with choreography by Angelin Preljocaj and featuring costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier, at the David H. Koch Theater.
Spring/Summer ’14 at The Joyce features extraordinary international, regional, and local companies, including Joyce debuts. The season also showcases highly anticipated engagements such as a festival of all Brazilian dance, and the NYC premiere of Wendy Whelan’s Restless Creature.
Encompassing arts administration training, internship opportunities, dance production, public performances, and audience engagement, the project will be undertaken in partnership with the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba and the New York City-based choreographer Ronald K. Brown.