Annual Gala


The Board of Trustees cordially invite you to...

The Joyce Theater Foundation’s Annual Gala

Honoring Robert Musiker &
The Family of Max Roach

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Featuring the world premiere of Max Roach 100
Performance at The Joyce Theater | 175 Eighth Avenue

Dinner and Dancing at Tao Downtown Restaurant | 92 Ninth Avenue

This spring, The Joyce will celebrate the world premiere of Max Roach 100 featuring new choreographed works by Ayodele Casel, Rennie Harris, and Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE with Malpaso Dance Company to the legendary Jazz pioneer's greatest works. Curated by Richard Colton, the evening will recognize the legendary drummer, composer, and activist, Max Roach, a former Joyce Trustee, and pay tribute to his contributions to music and culture through dance.

This year’s festivities will honor Joyce Trustee Robert Musiker, and the lasting legacy of Max Roach, perpetuated by his family.

For more information, contact Jesse Chin at (646) 278-0443 or

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The Annual Gala is our largest fundraiser of the year, providing crucial support to extraordinary dance on stage and the vital programs that enrich a diverse and robust dance community.

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After Party

Join us at Tao Downtown Nightclub beginning at 10:00PM for an exclusive Gala after party. 

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