Urban Bush Women Women's Resistance
Streaming Thursday, August 13 at 7pm Eastern Time through Friday, August 21 at 10am Eastern Time
Approximate Run Time: 11 minutes
Choreography by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny (Compagnie Jant-Bi)
Music by Fabrice Bouillon-LaForest with Frederic Bobin
A call to collective action, Women’s Resistance embodies Women’s power, resilience and relentless pursuit for liberation and justice. This iconic work especially resonates today, fusing power and grace around truths that bind us all.
Women’s Resistance is excerpted from the evening-length work les écailles de la mémoire (Scales of Memory), choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Germaine Acogny of Compagnie Jant Bi (Senegal).
Women’s Resistance is part of Urban Bush Women’s 35th Anniversary program on tour, Legacy + Lineage + Liberation, which celebrates the power of Women(+) in an evening of classic works that transcend genres and amplify the voices of Women(+) of color.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet Bach 25
Streaming: Thursday, August 27 at 7pm Eastern Time through Tuesday, September 8 at 10am Eastern Time
The final streaming performance of The Joyce’s 2020 Summer season will be Complexions performing its lively Bach 25. Set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach, Dwight Rhoden’s Bach 25, created in 2018 to commemorate Complexions 25th Anniversary season, is a festive, athletic, neo- classical work in the signature style of Complexions. Romantic, playful, and intensely physical, Bach 25 celebrates the union of music and movement.
Note: The previously scheduled streaming of Maria Kochetkova has been postponed to a later date to be announced.
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Programs of The Joyce Theater Foundation are also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council with special thanks to Speaker Corey Johnson; and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Major support has also been provided by Ford Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund in The New York Community Trust, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation. Key support has been provided by First Republic Bank, National Endowment for the Arts, New England Foundation for the Arts and its National Dance Project, Jerome Robbins Foundation, and The SHS Foundation.