Joyce Theater

Bruce Wood Dance

Hailed as Dallas’ “shining star” by Arts and Culture Texas, Bruce Wood Dance (BWD) is a contemporary dance company that harnesses the power of dance to entertain, enrich, and heal. BWD is built on the vision and prolific artistry of acclaimed Texan choreographer Bruce Wood (1960-2014). Artistic Director Joy Bollinger carries on Wood’s legacy and directs an outstanding ensemble of distinguished dancers. BWD produces and licenses Wood's repertoire, and commissions new work by internationally acclaimed and resident choreographers. “Emotionally charged and highly kinetic" by ArtandSeek.org, BWD has been recognized for its artistic excellence, dance films, high caliber productions, collaborations, and education outreach programs. Celebrating 11 years, BWD has been named as “Best of Big D" in 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019; and "Best of Dallas Voice" 2014-2018 + 2020. The company has been on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster since 2016.

Limón Dance Company

Founded in 1946 by José Limón and Doris Humphrey, the Limón Dance Company has been at the vanguard of American Modern dance since its inception and is considered one of the world’s greatest dance companies. Choreographer and dancer José Limón is credited with creating one of the world’s most important and enduring dance legacies. Acclaimed for its dramatic expression, technical mastery and expansive, yet nuanced movement, the Limón Dance Company illustrates the timelessness of José Limón’s work and vision. The Company’s repertory, which includes classic works in addition to new commissions from contemporary choreographers, possesses an unparalleled breadth and creates unique experiences for audiences around the world.

ODC/Dance

The ODC/Dance Company, founded in 1971 by Brenda Way, is widely recognized for its rigorous technique and numerous groundbreaking collaborations, balanced with its commitment to accessibility and inclusive dance experiences for all community members through its school and extensive outreach. Comprised of nine world-class dancers, the company performs its imaginative repertory for more than 50,000 people annually. ODC is known nationally for entrepreneurial savvy and was the first modern dance company in the United States to build a home facility, the ODC Theater which was renovated in 2010 to feature fully updated technical capacity and a Cafe. In 2005, ODC expanded its campus to include the ODC Dance Commons, which houses ODC/Dance, ODC/School, a Pilates studio, and a Healthy Dancers’ Clinic.

Rennie Harris PUREMOVEMENT

Rennie Harris PUREMOVEMENT American Street Dance Theater is the longest running street dance theater company in American history that is dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of Hip-hop culture, Street dance, and its legacy. The company’s goal is to provide audiences with a sincere view of the essence and spirit of Hip-hop. Hip-hop, as the original expression of a new generation, harnesses the unique ability to express universal themes that extend beyond racial, religious, and economic boundaries.

Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre

Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre (RHDT) is committed to the creation and touring of world class dance theater that speaks to Miami's rich and diverse cultural community. Known for its dance and film work composed of striking imagery and visceral emotional performances, RHDT has helped redefine the nation's perspective of contemporary dance with a uniquely tropical aesthetic. Rooted in a deep commitment to collaboration, the company is composed of some of Miami's premiere performers ranging in genres from drag, theater, opera, breakdance, ballet, modern dance, and film.

Urban Bush Women

Urban Bush Women (UBW), founded in 1984 by choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, is a Brooklyn-based performance ensemble and dance company under the artistic direction of Chanon Judson and Samantha Speis. UBW seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories to light through dance. We do this from a woman-centered perspective and as members of the African Diaspora community in order to create a more equitable balance of power in the dance world and beyond.