Fall '13/Winter '14 Season Announced • Hubbard Street Dance • Pilobolus • Cuba Project • Nederlands Dans Theater • Stephen Petronio Selected as Artist-in-Residence • Spring/Summer '13 Season Announced Transactions Secure Joyce's Future •
The remarkable season offers audiences the chance to see several intriguing companies from around the world — Cloud Gate 2 (Taiwan); Compagnie Marie Chouinard (Canada); Royal New Zealand Ballet; and Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca (Spain) — as well well as audience favorites closer to home on the intimate Joyce stage. A highlight of the season is The Royal Ballet's production of Kafka's The Metamorphosis, choreographed by Arthur Pita especially for Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson. Read the full press release.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to The Joyce Theater with the signature athletic and innovative energy and technique that has contributed to its reputation as one of the country’s leading contemporary dance companies. This Joyce season will consist of two exuberant programs, featuring works by some of the most important artists on the international scene, as well as a Joyce-commissioned work by former Hubbard Street dancer Robyn Mineko Williams. Read the full press release.
Pilobolus will present two programs this summer each including a highly anticipated New York premiere, part of the company's thriving International Collaborators Project. The premieres this season include a collaboration with masters-of-trickery Penn & Teller, and another with filmmaker Trish Sie and musicians Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible.Read the full press release.
Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, and Karen Brooks Hopkins, President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), announced today that The Joyce and BAM have received a generous grant from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation that will support a special initiative designed to promote international arts engagement between Cuba and the United States. 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. Read the full press release.
The Joyce Theater Foundation is proud to present the internationally acclaimed Nederlands Dans Theater in its first full-company New York appearance since 2004 with a program featureing two visually startling and provocative pieces created by co-choreographers Sol Léon and Paul Lightfoot. The company joins the Joyce Gala celebration on Wed, April 10 to perform on a program which also features stars of the international dance world. Read the full press release.
The Joyce Theater Foundation has selected Stephen Petronio as recipient of the new Artist-in-Residence initiative, made possible, in part from a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The first of two funded tenures, the residency will provide a free rehearsal studio, administrative space, office services, and an annual salary with benefits for a two-year period. Read the full press release.
Spring/Summer '13 programming at The Joyce Theater features an exceptional roster of companies and includes two festivals, one focusing on Nordic dance and the other on American ballet choreographers. Read the full press release.
Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, today announced that the multi-venue institution has entered into two real estate transactions that will both permanently secure its future in the Chelsea theater that it has occupied since 1982 and made famous around the world, as well as allow it to relocate and upgrade its rehearsal studio / performance space currently located in SoHo. Read the full press release.