DUŠAN TÝNEK DANCE THEATRE (DT)2
American Dance Platform 2017
ADP CURATOR: Alicia Adams
Work Performed: Middlegame
About the Company
Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre (DT)2 is known for its striking blend of theatricality and musicality in formally structured modern dance. Its founder and choreographer, Dušan Týnek, has been called “an undoubted talent” by The New York Times and in numerous other press. He has created over 30 dances, numerous site-specific works (for James Turrell Skyspaces, granite quarries, The Met), choreographed for opera, film, music videos, runways, and held 13 critically-acclaimed seasons in NYC (e.g. BAM Fisher, The Kitchen, Joyce Theater, NYLA), two of which were named as one of the best NYC dance performances of the year by The New York Times and Huffington Post. (DT)2 and its founder have been recognized with many commissioning grants, fellowships and residencies. The company regularly tours and participates in festivals around the US, Europe and Russia.
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.