The Joyce Theater175 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Manager of Special Programming Initiatives & Artist Services, Laura Diffenderfer Interviews Gallim Dance’s Artistic Director and Choreographer, Andrea Miller Tell us about W H A L E. What’s the title’s origin? My son wakes up saying ‘whale,’ and he goes to bed saying ‘whale.’ He’s made me feel like there’s a whale living in our […]
Although Kyle Abraham has performed at The Joyce before, as a dancer with David Dorfman and in the Gotham Dance Festival in 2011, this is his company’s first weeklong Joyce engagement, a major milestone in the career of a young choreographer. “I’m crazy excited,” says Abraham. “One of the first performances I ever saw in […]
The Joyce’s fall ’15/winter ’16 season opens September 22 with a world premiere work by Camille A. Brown & Dancers, BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, a nuanced work revealing the complexity of carving out a self-defined identity as a Black female in urban American culture. The following reference guide, written by Joyce Interim Director of Education […]
With companies hailing from four continents, a wide variety of dance styles await you at The Joyce Theater this spring and summer. This season is a ballet lover’s dream—over ten companies rooted in the ballet tradition will grace the stage to perform pieces ranging from the classical work of Sarasota Ballet to the contemporary worlds of Jessica Lang Dance, BalletX, L.A. Dance Project, Ballet BC and Pennsylvania Ballet. In contrast to this balletic bunch, the fiery Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe makes its New York debut and 2015 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ winner Michelle Dorrance is on tap, too. Literally!
With the return of his acclaimed Abraham.In.Motion to The Joyce this season, 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham celebrates that love of sound and, specifically jazz, by treating audiences to the company’s first-ever live music program.
The Joyce Theater will present a program of new work by Twyla Tharp at the Koch Theater November 17-22, 2015 as part of a 10-week, Fiftieth Anniversary tour that celebrates Tharp’s five decades of dance-making for both modern and ballet companies, television, the Broadway stage and Hollywood films.