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Lucinda Childs: DANCE

OCT 19-24

Lucinda Childs, hailed as a master of minimalism and one of America’s greatest modern choreographers, returns with her evening-length American Masterpiece, DANCE, a 1979 collaboration between three seminal artists. Described by The Guardian as “close to stage heaven,” DANCE features original music by Philip Glass and film décor by Sol LeWitt.

OCT 19-24

Lucinda Childs, hailed as a master of minimalism and one of America’s greatest modern choreographers, returns with her evening-length American Masterpiece, DANCE, a 1979 collaboration between three seminal artists. Described by The Guardian as “close to stage heaven,” DANCE features original music by Philip Glass and film décor by Sol LeWitt.

October 19—24 The Joyce in Chelsea

Lucinda Childs: DANCE

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Martha Graham Dance Company

OCT 26-31

The Martha Graham Dance Company takes the stage with two joyous programs celebrating the exhilarating return to live theater.

OCT 26-31

The Martha Graham Dance Company takes the stage with two joyous programs celebrating the exhilarating return to live theater.

October 26—31 The Joyce in Chelsea

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November 2021

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Gibney Company

NOV 2-7

The reimagined Gibney Company expands the definition of what a contemporary repertory company can be. The new collective of 12 powerhouse performers takes the stage with three moving, technically stunning world premieres. Tony award-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh (Moulin Rouge) shares a powerful and timely new work celebrating change, truth, and resilience, featuring a commissioned score and live music by The Bengsons.

NOV 2-7

The reimagined Gibney Company expands the definition of what a contemporary repertory company can be. The new collective of 12 powerhouse performers takes the stage with three moving, technically stunning world premieres. Tony award-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh (Moulin Rouge) shares a powerful and timely new work celebrating change, truth, and resilience, featuring a commissioned score and live music by The Bengsons.

November 2—7 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Indigenous Enterprise

NOV 9-14

The beat of the drum continues in the 21st century with Indigenous Enterprise, a Native American and Canadian collective that first stunned crowds at the Sydney Opera House in 2018 with their explosively jubilant dance and colorful regalia honoring the legacies of their elders. Indigenous Liberation is an intertribal production featuring songs, stories, and dances from all over Turtle Island, led by champion pow wow dancers.

NOV 9-14

The beat of the drum continues in the 21st century with Indigenous Enterprise, a Native American and Canadian collective that first stunned crowds at the Sydney Opera House in 2018 with their explosively jubilant dance and colorful regalia honoring the legacies of their elders. Indigenous Liberation is an intertribal production featuring songs, stories, and dances from all over Turtle Island, led by champion pow wow dancers.

November 9—14 The Joyce in Chelsea

Indigenous Enterprise

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COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet

NOV 16-28

“A matchless American dance company” (Philadelphia Inquirer), COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet in its 28th season is thrilled to return to The Joyce with its signature boundary breaking style.

NOV 16-28

“A matchless American dance company” (Philadelphia Inquirer), COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet in its 28th season is thrilled to return to The Joyce with its signature boundary breaking style.

November 16—28 The Joyce in Chelsea

COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet

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Parsons Dance

NOV 30-DEC 12

Parsons Dance returns to The Joyce with four dazzling new works highlighting the company’s 36-year history of delighting audiences.

NOV 30-DEC 12

Parsons Dance returns to The Joyce with four dazzling new works highlighting the company’s 36-year history of delighting audiences.

November 30—December 12 The Joyce in Chelsea

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December 2021

547 West 26th New York, NY 10011

Choreographers & Cocktails

Enjoy an in-person evening of intimate open rehearsals, a spectacular silent auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a special book signing of  Single Black Female by author and Joyce Trustee Tracy Brown. Contact Vernon Scott at vscott@joyce.org or 646-278-0442 for more information. *Proof of vaccination will be required. 

Enjoy an in-person evening of intimate open rehearsals, a spectacular silent auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a special book signing of  Single Black Female by author and Joyce Trustee Tracy Brown. Contact Vernon Scott at vscott@joyce.org or 646-278-0442 for more information. *Proof of vaccination will be required. 

December 7 547 West 26th New York, NY 10011

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

DEC 14-JAN 2

"The amalgam of ballerina finesse and daft diva antics is brilliant, unsettling, riveting,” declares The New York Times about Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the beloved troupe of male dancers that returns to The Joyce for another uproarious holiday season.

DEC 14-JAN 2

"The amalgam of ballerina finesse and daft diva antics is brilliant, unsettling, riveting,” declares The New York Times about Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the beloved troupe of male dancers that returns to The Joyce for another uproarious holiday season.

December 14—January 2 The Joyce in Chelsea

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

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January 2022

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Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic

JAN 4-9

“A tap dancer and choreographer of extraordinary depth” (The New York Times), Ayodele Casel captures the spark of connection and creation in her latest work, Chasing Magic. Directed by Torya Beard, a long-time collaborator and Creative Director for Casel’s 2019 unanimously-praised Joyce debut, Chasing Magic explores the magic of both tap dance and daily life.

JAN 4-9

“A tap dancer and choreographer of extraordinary depth” (The New York Times), Ayodele Casel captures the spark of connection and creation in her latest work, Chasing Magic. Directed by Torya Beard, a long-time collaborator and Creative Director for Casel’s 2019 unanimously-praised Joyce debut, Chasing Magic explores the magic of both tap dance and daily life.

January 4—9 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic

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American Dance Platform

JAN 11-16

Experience some of the best dance across the country with The Joyce Theater's sixth annual American Dance Platform, 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.

JAN 11-16

Experience some of the best dance across the country with The Joyce Theater's sixth annual American Dance Platform, 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.

January 11—16 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Malpaso Dance Company

JAN 19-23

“Sparklingly present…and remarkably strong” (The New York Times), Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company returns to New York with its dazzling, classically trained dancers.

JAN 19-23

“Sparklingly present…and remarkably strong” (The New York Times), Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company returns to New York with its dazzling, classically trained dancers.

January 19—23 The Joyce in Chelsea

Malpaso Dance Company

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Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

JAN 25-FEB 6

Anticipating their return to the stage, Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca have spent the time away in the studio, discovering fresh techniques and subject matter to create new work for the new year. Drawing from New York’s cultural landscape, Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and lead dancer and choreographer Soledad Barrio have shaped this program to celebrate life together again, as the dance world resumes its place before audiences.

JAN 25-FEB 6

Anticipating their return to the stage, Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca have spent the time away in the studio, discovering fresh techniques and subject matter to create new work for the new year. Drawing from New York’s cultural landscape, Artistic Director Martín Santangelo and lead dancer and choreographer Soledad Barrio have shaped this program to celebrate life together again, as the dance world resumes its place before audiences.

January 25—February 6 The Joyce in Chelsea

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

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February 2022

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Botis Seva | Far From The Norm

FEB 8-13

Vital and gripping, BLKDOG is choreographer Botis Seva’s haunting commentary on surviving adulthood as a childlike artist. A genre-defying blend of hip hop dance and free form antics, the Olivier Award-winning production explores the inner battlefield of an ageing artist trying to retain his youth.

FEB 8-13

Vital and gripping, BLKDOG is choreographer Botis Seva’s haunting commentary on surviving adulthood as a childlike artist. A genre-defying blend of hip hop dance and free form antics, the Olivier Award-winning production explores the inner battlefield of an ageing artist trying to retain his youth.

February 8—13 The Joyce in Chelsea

Botis Seva | Far From The Norm

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Sankofa Danzafro

FEB 15-20

Showcasing powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance with live music and singing, Colombia-based Sankofa Danzafro presents Accommodating Lie, a full-length work by Rafael Palacios that seeks to dismantle stereotypes and beliefs about the Black body and what it means to be of African descent.

FEB 15-20

Showcasing powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance with live music and singing, Colombia-based Sankofa Danzafro presents Accommodating Lie, a full-length work by Rafael Palacios that seeks to dismantle stereotypes and beliefs about the Black body and what it means to be of African descent.

February 15—20 The Joyce in Chelsea

Sankofa Danzafro

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L-E-V

FEB 22-27

In Chapter Three: The Brutal Journey of the Heart, the final installment of a trilogy on love, acclaimed choreographer Sharon Eyal explores the unexpected, yet wonderful ways we heal from wounds of the heart. Propelled by Ori Lichtik’s original soundscape, L-E-V creates a dreamlike atmosphere with pulsating and sensual movement that demonstrates the power of human sensitivity.

FEB 22-27

In Chapter Three: The Brutal Journey of the Heart, the final installment of a trilogy on love, acclaimed choreographer Sharon Eyal explores the unexpected, yet wonderful ways we heal from wounds of the heart. Propelled by Ori Lichtik’s original soundscape, L-E-V creates a dreamlike atmosphere with pulsating and sensual movement that demonstrates the power of human sensitivity.

February 22—27 The Joyce in Chelsea

L-E-V

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