Monday, April 10, 2023 at 7:30pm
at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea
This one-night only performance brings dancers off the pages of the newly released coffee table book Movement at the Still Point: An Ode to Dance and onto The Joyce stage to celebrate the power of expression, in movement and stillness.
This multidisciplinary program of ballet, musical theater, modern, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and tango offers fan favorites from George Balanchine, Bob Fosse and Martha Graham in addition to exciting world premieres danced by the brightest stars of the New York City dance community.
The evening includes performances and appearances by New York City Ballet’s Sara Mearns, Megan LeCrone and Georgina Pazcoguin, Martha Graham Dance Company principals Lloyd Knight and Xin Ying and former principal and Artistic Director Terese Capucilli, Broadway’s Skye Mattox, Karla Garcia, David Guzman, Ricardo Zayas, Morgan Marcell, Ryan Vandenboom, and Curtis Holland, choreographer and Princess Grace Award recipient Rena Butler, vogue dancers Amadeo "Remy" Mangano and Ousmane “Omari” Wiles, Argentine Tango dancers Dardo Galletto and Alonso Guzman, Tap dancer Evan Ruggiero, Gibney Company’s Artistic Associate Jie-Hung Connie Shiau, Abraham.In.Motion’s Maleek Washington, Ailey II Artistic Director Francesca Harper, the legendary dancer and actress Carmen de Lavallade, former Merce Cunningham dancer Gus Solomons Jr., and more to be announced.
Limited VIP tickets include a signed book by select dancers (one book per VIP ticket) and a cocktail reception following the performance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes with no intermission.
Books will be available for purchase on-site.
All profits from book sales will be donated back to the incredible artists in this book.
Produced by Jacob Levy
Co-Produced by Kimberly Giannelli
Curated by Loni Landon
ABOUT THE BOOK
At the depth of the Covid pandemic, world-renowned celebrity portrait photographer Mark Mann turned his lens from luminaries such as Barack Obama, Jennifer Anniston, Bradley Cooper, Margot Robbie and Rhianna to the the top dancers in the New York City community. Released by Rizzoli International Publications on March 21, 2023, Movement at the Still Point: An Ode to Dance captures 142 artists whose impact and legacy span many generations and disciplines. From Misty Copeland, Andy Blankenbuehler, Tiler Peck, Chita Rivera, Sara Mearns, James Whiteside, Carmen De Lavallade, Kyle Abraham and many others, these photos show the true strength in beauty and resolve during a time of incredible uncertainty.
Movement at the Still Point: An Ode to Dance will hit bookshelves on March 21, 2023. Order your copy today at www.rizzoliusa.com/buy-online/9780847899111/