American Dance Platform 2016
ADP CURATOR: Walter Jaffe and Paul King
Work Performed: EXHIBIT b
About the Company
Founded in 2012 by globally renowned dancer/choreographer Danielle Agami, Ate9 is one of the top contemporary dance companies in the world today. Ate9's creative experimental pieces propel dance beyond its traditional confines to spark new ideas in movement and performance art.
Ate9’s imaginative and surprising works born from unique intersections of arts and artists have the power to unite people across diverse social and cultural borders. Valuing the vibrancy and diversity of its Los Angeles home base, Ate9 nurtures the unique qualities and potential each dancer brings to the company and the arts landscape.
Agami has been commissioned to create works internationally, including UK, Paris, Iceland and Israel. Ate9 has presented in cities across the United States and is scheduled for its first tour abroad, starting with Japan in 2021.
Old/News the very first production of Ate9 from 2012 now back in the active Rep.
Agami's unique presentation offers a contemporary lens on the most familiar themes - insisting on dance as entertainment.
Click here to watch Old/News.
The Joyce Theater's American Dance Platform is dedicated to the memory of Theodore S. Bartwink of The Harkness Foundation for Dance. Theodore S. Bartwink was a Joyce Theater Foundation Trustee from 1993 to 2014.
Major support for The Joyce’s presentation of the American Dance Platform has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.