Joyce Theater

Meet the Artists.jpegThe Joyce invites young audiences (ages 5 to 15) and their grown-ups to experience renowned companies together and to enjoy a special opportunity to meet the artists following the performances. Kids' tickets are only $10. All children must be accompanied by an adult! Check out our full Family Matinee schedule this season. 


Fall '23/Winter '24 Family Matinee Calendar

BalletX: Sat, Sept 30 at 2pm

Olivier Tarpaga Dance Project: Sat, Oct 7 at 2pm

COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet: Sat, Nov 18 at 2pm

Bzzz: Sat, Dec 16 at 2pm

MOMIX: Sat Dec 23 at 2pm

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE: Sat, Jan 20 at 2pm

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI: Sun, Jan 28 at 2pm

Music From The Sole: Sat, Feb 3 at 2pm

PHILADANCO!: Sat, Feb 10 at 2pm

Twyla Tharp Dance: Sat, Feb 17 at 2pm

Sankofa Danzafro: Sun, Mar 3 at 2pm


Additional Resources

In the meantime, see past editions of Miss Heather’s Kids’ Picks that are filled with musical choices by D.J. MizzMac, book and video recommendations, and links to cool websites just for the younger set and families.

NYC Dance Venues Coloring Pages

Can you name three places to see dance around New York City?  Now’s your chance to visit dance venues around town by downloading our NYC Dance Venues Coloring Pages.  Coloring is fun at any age. Learn facts about dance spaces found in each borough. Try to figure out how to get to the world famous Apollo Theater through Apollo’s Maze, and see how many dance words you can find in the dancing word search. The coloring pages are the result of a collaborative project created by Joyce student interns!

View Coloring Book

Interactive Dance Challenges

Lastly, are you ready to try our Dance Challenge with Brenna? Learn a little choreography to the BTS song “Moon”. Challenge your friends to do it with you. Once you’ve got it, share it with us and we might share it on our Instagram page! 

Funding Credits

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The Joyce’s Dance Education & Family Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. 

Lead support for The Joyce's Dance Education Program Live-Streaming Pilot Project has been provided by GKV Charitable Foundation. Key support for The Joyce’s Dance Education Program for Schools has been provided by Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation and In Motion. 

Special program support has been provided by Con Edison and SLA Foundation.