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The Lucinda Childs Dance Company

NOV 29-DEC 11

Over two weeks, The Joyce has the honor of presenting two programs of work by Lucinda Childs who, since performing with the historically significant Judson Dance Theater in 1963 and founding her company in 1973, has gone on to receive much-deserved recognition as one of America’s greatest modern choreographers.

NOV 29-DEC 11

Over two weeks, The Joyce has the honor of presenting two programs of work by Lucinda Childs who, since performing with the historically significant Judson Dance Theater in 1963 and founding her company in 1973, has gone on to receive much-deserved recognition as one of America’s greatest modern choreographers.

November 29—December 11 The Joyce in Chelsea

The Lucinda Childs Dance Company

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December 2016

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

DEC 13-31

It’s been twenty years since The Trocks, the internationally beloved male dancers who risk comfort for brilliant pointe work, first appeared on the Joyce stage, with each engagement confirming once more why audiences flock to see them year after year.

DEC 13-31

It’s been twenty years since The Trocks, the internationally beloved male dancers who risk comfort for brilliant pointe work, first appeared on the Joyce stage, with each engagement confirming once more why audiences flock to see them year after year.

December 13—31 The Joyce in Chelsea

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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January 2017

The Joyce in Chelsea

American Dance Platform

JAN 3-8

Now in its second year, the American Dance Platform initiative continues to showcase some the most captivating American companies performing today. This year’s festival, curated by Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

JAN 3-8

Now in its second year, the American Dance Platform initiative continues to showcase some the most captivating American companies performing today. This year’s festival, curated by Alicia B. Adams, VP of International Programming and Dance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

January 3—8 The Joyce in Chelsea

American Dance Platform

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L-E-V

L-E-V makes its Joyce debut with OCD LOVE, a pulsating fusion of fashion, electronic music, and technology, that draws inspiration from Neil Hilborn’s poem entitled OCD.

L-E-V makes its Joyce debut with OCD LOVE, a pulsating fusion of fashion, electronic music, and technology, that draws inspiration from Neil Hilborn’s poem entitled OCD.

January 11—15 The Joyce in Chelsea

L-E-V

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BODYTRAFFIC

JAN 18-22

“One of the most talked about young companies” in the U.S. (Los Angeles Times), BODYTRAFFIC returns to The Joyce with new works by acclaimed choreographers Anton Lachky, Arthur Pita, and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano.

JAN 18-22

“One of the most talked about young companies” in the U.S. (Los Angeles Times), BODYTRAFFIC returns to The Joyce with new works by acclaimed choreographers Anton Lachky, Arthur Pita, and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano.

January 18—22 The Joyce in Chelsea

BODYTRAFFIC

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

JAN 24-FEB 5

Embracing diversity with 15 dancers of different ethnic and dance backgrounds and founded by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, two former stars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this company is pure dance, pure excitement.

JAN 24-FEB 5

Embracing diversity with 15 dancers of different ethnic and dance backgrounds and founded by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, two former stars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this company is pure dance, pure excitement.

January 24—February 5 The Joyce in Chelsea

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

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February 2017

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Ballet de Lorraine

FEB 7-12

Making its debut U.S. tour in 2017, Ballet de Lorraine arrives at The Joyce with two exceptional programs focusing on contemporary French choreographers.

FEB 7-12

Making its debut U.S. tour in 2017, Ballet de Lorraine arrives at The Joyce with two exceptional programs focusing on contemporary French choreographers.

February 7—12 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ballet de Lorraine

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Martha Graham Dance Company

FEB 14-26

The Martha Graham Company returns to The Joyce bringing three diverse programs collected under the season theme Sacred/Profane. Classic works by Martha Graham and works by four contemporary choreographers will be viewed through this lens highlighting the mystical, spiritual and humorous aspects of magical thinking. 

FEB 14-26

The Martha Graham Company returns to The Joyce bringing three diverse programs collected under the season theme Sacred/Profane. Classic works by Martha Graham and works by four contemporary choreographers will be viewed through this lens highlighting the mystical, spiritual and humorous aspects of magical thinking. 

February 14—26 The Joyce in Chelsea

Martha Graham Dance Company

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Wendy Whelan/Brian Brooks/Brooklyn Rider

FEB 28-MAR 5

This season, Whelan and Brooks return to The Joyce with their second collaboration, Some of a Thousand Words, with all works performed by the duo in a program that includes First Fall and features live music by the sensational string quartet, Brooklyn Rider.

FEB 28-MAR 5

This season, Whelan and Brooks return to The Joyce with their second collaboration, Some of a Thousand Words, with all works performed by the duo in a program that includes First Fall and features live music by the sensational string quartet, Brooklyn Rider.

February 28—March 5 The Joyce in Chelsea

Wendy Whelan/Brian Brooks/Brooklyn Rider

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March 2017

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Sydney Dance Company

MAR 7-12

An audience favorite since it first appeared on the Joyce stage in 1997, Sydney Dance Company returns with a powerful triple bill from three choreographers who push the possibilities of movement with remarkable results. 

MAR 7-12

An audience favorite since it first appeared on the Joyce stage in 1997, Sydney Dance Company returns with a powerful triple bill from three choreographers who push the possibilities of movement with remarkable results. 

March 7—12 The Joyce in Chelsea

Sydney Dance Company

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Gauthier Dance

MAR 14-19

Acclaimed for its “technical precision, theatrical charisma, and absolute commitment” (Boston Globe), Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart, the company of 16 talented dancers directed by dancer, choreographer, and musician Eric Gauthier makes its Joyce debut with the New York premiere of NIJINSKI.  

MAR 14-19

Acclaimed for its “technical precision, theatrical charisma, and absolute commitment” (Boston Globe), Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart, the company of 16 talented dancers directed by dancer, choreographer, and musician Eric Gauthier makes its Joyce debut with the New York premiere of NIJINSKI.  

March 14—19 The Joyce in Chelsea

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The Hamburg Ballet

MAR 21-25

For its Joyce debut, the company performs the New York premiere of Old Friends, a full length collage of ballets exploring the ever-changing nature of human relationships, appropriately set to the Simon and Garfunkel song of the same name.

MAR 21-25

For its Joyce debut, the company performs the New York premiere of Old Friends, a full length collage of ballets exploring the ever-changing nature of human relationships, appropriately set to the Simon and Garfunkel song of the same name.

March 21—25 The Joyce in Chelsea

The Hamburg Ballet

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Stephen Petronio Company

MAR 28-APR 2

Stephen Petronio Company dives into the third season of Bloodlines, an initiative that embodies works by the post-modern masters who have informed Petronio’s creative path.

MAR 28-APR 2

Stephen Petronio Company dives into the third season of Bloodlines, an initiative that embodies works by the post-modern masters who have informed Petronio’s creative path.

March 28—April 2 The Joyce in Chelsea

Stephen Petronio Company

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David H. Koch Theater

Romeo & Juliet | The Joffrey Ballet

MAR 29-APR 2

The Joyce Theater Foundation is thrilled to bring The Joffrey Ballet to New York to perform Krzysztof Pastor’s magnificent Romeo & Juliet along with a one-night only mixed-repertoire performance featuring two New York premieres.

MAR 29-APR 2

The Joyce Theater Foundation is thrilled to bring The Joffrey Ballet to New York to perform Krzysztof Pastor’s magnificent Romeo & Juliet along with a one-night only mixed-repertoire performance featuring two New York premieres.

March 29—April 2 David H. Koch Theater

Romeo & Juliet | The Joffrey Ballet

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David H. Koch Theater

The Joyce Theater Foundation Annual Gala

The Joyce gala evening will take place on Thursday, March 30 featuring The Joffrey Ballet.  It will offer the chance to see this revered company perform Body of Your Dreams by Myles Thatcher, Fool’s Paradise by Christopher Wheeldon, and Bells by Yuri Possokhov. Dinner and dancing to follow the performance. For further information, please contact Scott Young at syoung@joyce.org or 646-278-0442.

The Joyce gala evening will take place on Thursday, March 30 featuring The Joffrey Ballet.  It will offer the chance to see this revered company perform Body of Your Dreams by Myles Thatcher, Fool’s Paradise by Christopher Wheeldon, and Bells by Yuri Possokhov. Dinner and dancing to follow the performance. For further information, please contact Scott Young at syoung@joyce.org or 646-278-0442.

March 30 David H. Koch Theater

The Joyce Theater Foundation Annual Gala

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April 2017

The Joyce in Chelsea

Compagnie CNDC Angers-Robert Swinston

APR 4-9

Compagnie CNDC Angers-Robert Swinston returns to The Joyce with its Company premiere of "Inlets 2", one of Merce Cunningham 's best-known nature studies.

APR 4-9

Compagnie CNDC Angers-Robert Swinston returns to The Joyce with its Company premiere of "Inlets 2", one of Merce Cunningham 's best-known nature studies.

April 4—9 The Joyce in Chelsea

Compagnie CNDC Angers-Robert Swinston

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Scottish Ballet

APR 11-16

Performing with “vibrant energy, brilliant coherence and an effortless visual elegance” (The Daily Telegraph), Scottish Ballet, the country’s national dance company, makes its Joyce debut with three New York premieres.

APR 11-16

Performing with “vibrant energy, brilliant coherence and an effortless visual elegance” (The Daily Telegraph), Scottish Ballet, the country’s national dance company, makes its Joyce debut with three New York premieres.

April 11—16 The Joyce in Chelsea

Scottish Ballet

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Ballet Hispánico

APR 18-23

Ballet Hispánico brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to The Joyce, featuring the world premiere of Michelle Manzanales’s Con Brazos Abiertos; and Línea Recta, which intricately partners the passion of flamenco dance, with music by flamenco guitarist Eric Vaarzon Morel.

APR 18-23

Ballet Hispánico brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to The Joyce, featuring the world premiere of Michelle Manzanales’s Con Brazos Abiertos; and Línea Recta, which intricately partners the passion of flamenco dance, with music by flamenco guitarist Eric Vaarzon Morel.

April 18—23 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ballet Hispánico

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

APR 26-30

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet returns for an eighth Joyce appearance, bringing its winning stable of dancers and three New York premieres to the stage.

APR 26-30

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet returns for an eighth Joyce appearance, bringing its winning stable of dancers and three New York premieres to the stage.

April 26—30 The Joyce in Chelsea

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

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May 2017

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Limón Dance Company

MAY 2-7

In a program highlighted by musicality, athleticism, and drama, the contemporary emerges out of the classics in the Limón Dance Company’s first Joyce season under its new artistic director, Colin Connor.

MAY 2-7

In a program highlighted by musicality, athleticism, and drama, the contemporary emerges out of the classics in the Limón Dance Company’s first Joyce season under its new artistic director, Colin Connor.

May 2—7 The Joyce in Chelsea

Limón Dance Company

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Richmond Ballet

MAY 9-14

In its 33rd year under Founding Artistic Director Stoner Winslett, Richmond Ballet returns to The Joyce for the first time since 2010 to perform four of the more than 60 works commissioned by the Company, none of which has been seen in New York before. 

MAY 9-14

In its 33rd year under Founding Artistic Director Stoner Winslett, Richmond Ballet returns to The Joyce for the first time since 2010 to perform four of the more than 60 works commissioned by the Company, none of which has been seen in New York before. 

May 9—14 The Joyce in Chelsea

Richmond Ballet

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Parsons Dance

MAY 16-28

Parson Dance brings to The Joyce the New York premiere of David Parsons’ work, inspired by the dynamics of robots in flight, and created in partnership with Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interactive Technologies Centers.

MAY 16-28

Parson Dance brings to The Joyce the New York premiere of David Parsons’ work, inspired by the dynamics of robots in flight, and created in partnership with Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interactive Technologies Centers.

May 16—28 The Joyce in Chelsea

Parsons Dance

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RIOULT Dance NY

MAY 31-JUN 4

For its Joyce season, the Company performs a world premiere set to ‘70s progressive rock music that harkens back to Rioult’s days of club dancing, and a re-staging of the 1995 work Te Deum, one of his most acclaimed pieces.

MAY 31-JUN 4

For its Joyce season, the Company performs a world premiere set to ‘70s progressive rock music that harkens back to Rioult’s days of club dancing, and a re-staging of the 1995 work Te Deum, one of his most acclaimed pieces.

May 31—June 4 The Joyce in Chelsea

RIOULT Dance NY

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June 2017

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Ballet Tech Kids Dance

JUN 8-11

KIDS DANCE, called “a New York City treasure” by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce where Ballet Tech’s remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kid dancers work all year to dance for audiences young and old.

JUN 8-11

KIDS DANCE, called “a New York City treasure” by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce where Ballet Tech’s remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kid dancers work all year to dance for audiences young and old.

June 8—11 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ballet Tech Kids Dance

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L.A. Dance Project

JUN 13-25

Following its successful 2016 Joyce debut, L.A. Dance Project returns with two programs specially conceived by Artistic Director Benjamin Millepied that highlight the Company’s “attractive, impressive, versatile” (The New York Times) dancers.

JUN 13-25

Following its successful 2016 Joyce debut, L.A. Dance Project returns with two programs specially conceived by Artistic Director Benjamin Millepied that highlight the Company’s “attractive, impressive, versatile” (The New York Times) dancers.

June 13—25 The Joyce in Chelsea

L.A. Dance Project

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MOMIX

JUN 27-JUL 16

Presenting on The Joyce stage, Moses Pendleton brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life with his signature illusionistic style in Opus Cactus, creating images that “explode with a sense of magic, danger, sensuality, quirkiness, humor, and beauty” (The New York Times). 

JUN 27-JUL 16

Presenting on The Joyce stage, Moses Pendleton brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life with his signature illusionistic style in Opus Cactus, creating images that “explode with a sense of magic, danger, sensuality, quirkiness, humor, and beauty” (The New York Times). 

June 27—July 16 The Joyce in Chelsea

MOMIX

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July 2017

Ballet Festival

Emery LeCrone DANCE

JUL 18-20

Following the success of 2015’s sold out performances, New York-based choreographer Emery LeCrone proudly presents a program largely comprised of new contemporary ballet works for the 2017 Ballet Festival. 

JUL 18-20

Following the success of 2015’s sold out performances, New York-based choreographer Emery LeCrone proudly presents a program largely comprised of new contemporary ballet works for the 2017 Ballet Festival. 

July 18—20 Ballet Festival

Emery LeCrone DANCE

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Ballet Festival

Claudia Schreier & Company

JUL 21-22

For its Joyce Theater debut, Claudia Schreier & Company presents dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Los Angeles Ballet and other leading companies in a program highlighting Schreier’s distinctive choreographic voice.

JUL 21-22

For its Joyce Theater debut, Claudia Schreier & Company presents dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Los Angeles Ballet and other leading companies in a program highlighting Schreier’s distinctive choreographic voice.

July 21—22 Ballet Festival

Claudia Schreier & Company

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Cirio Collective

JUL 23-24

For their Joyce debut, the company of twelve dancers along with live musicians, present works by Cirio, Paulo Arrais, and Gregory Dolbashian. 

JUL 23-24

For their Joyce debut, the company of twelve dancers along with live musicians, present works by Cirio, Paulo Arrais, and Gregory Dolbashian. 

July 23—24 Ballet Festival

Cirio Collective

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Gemma Bond

JUL 25-26

In her Joyce debut, produced by INTERMEZZO DANCE, she presents two evenings of dance featuring her new and reconstructed works: Then and Again, The Giving, and Impressions.

JUL 25-26

In her Joyce debut, produced by INTERMEZZO DANCE, she presents two evenings of dance featuring her new and reconstructed works: Then and Again, The Giving, and Impressions.

July 25—26 Ballet Festival

Gemma Bond

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Amy Seiwert's Imagery

JUL 27-29

Amy Seiwert returns to The Joyce with her contemporary ballet company, Imagery and her first evening-length ballet, which is set to Franz Schubert’s voice and piano cycle Winterreise, commissioned by The Joyce Theater.

JUL 27-29

Amy Seiwert returns to The Joyce with her contemporary ballet company, Imagery and her first evening-length ballet, which is set to Franz Schubert’s voice and piano cycle Winterreise, commissioned by The Joyce Theater.

July 27—29 Ballet Festival

Amy Seiwert's Imagery

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