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Soul Chain by tanzmainz / Sharon Eyal

JAN 24-28

tanzmainz, the contemporary dance company of Staatstheater Mainz in Germany, makes its Joyce debut with choreographer Sharon Eyal’s Soul Chain. A work about love, longing, and the great loneliness that lives within, Soul Chain creates mesmerizing rhythmic unison, rooted in the soundscape of electronic composer Ori Lichtik.

JAN 24-28

tanzmainz, the contemporary dance company of Staatstheater Mainz in Germany, makes its Joyce debut with choreographer Sharon Eyal’s Soul Chain. A work about love, longing, and the great loneliness that lives within, Soul Chain creates mesmerizing rhythmic unison, rooted in the soundscape of electronic composer Ori Lichtik.

January 24—28 The Joyce in Chelsea

Soul Chain by tanzmainz / Sharon Eyal

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Cullberg

FEB 1-5

For over 50 years, Cullberg has brought cutting-edge contemporary repertoire to Sweden. Celebrating its Joyce debut, the company brings Horse, the solos, a new work by Deborah Hay, a pioneer in the field of postmodern dance. Created while in lockdown, the dancers worked onsite in Stockholm with Hay directing its creation from her home in Austin, TX. What emerged was a seven-member solo set to music by acclaimed composer Graham Reynolds.

FEB 1-5

For over 50 years, Cullberg has brought cutting-edge contemporary repertoire to Sweden. Celebrating its Joyce debut, the company brings Horse, the solos, a new work by Deborah Hay, a pioneer in the field of postmodern dance. Created while in lockdown, the dancers worked onsite in Stockholm with Hay directing its creation from her home in Austin, TX. What emerged was a seven-member solo set to music by acclaimed composer Graham Reynolds.

February 1—5 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Rennie Harris presents: ROME & JEWELS

FEB 7-12

Honoring Rennie Harris Puremovement's 30th anniversary, legendary choreographer Rennie Harris returns to The Joyce with his classic work, Rome & Jewels. Set in the streets of Philadelphia, the Bessie Award-winning production is a story of fear, love, and triumph, rooted in the traditions of Hip-Hop and street dance. “The Basquiat of the U.S.

FEB 7-12

Honoring Rennie Harris Puremovement's 30th anniversary, legendary choreographer Rennie Harris returns to The Joyce with his classic work, Rome & Jewels. Set in the streets of Philadelphia, the Bessie Award-winning production is a story of fear, love, and triumph, rooted in the traditions of Hip-Hop and street dance. “The Basquiat of the U.S.

February 7—12 The Joyce in Chelsea

Rennie Harris presents: ROME & JEWELS

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

FEB 14-19

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) returns to The Joyce with a multi-faceted program celebrating the company’s 45th year: Sapphire Season. Under the leadership of newly appointed Artistic Director Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, HSDC continues to push the boundaries of what contemporary dance can be.

FEB 14-19

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) returns to The Joyce with a multi-faceted program celebrating the company’s 45th year: Sapphire Season. Under the leadership of newly appointed Artistic Director Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, HSDC continues to push the boundaries of what contemporary dance can be.

February 14—19 The Joyce in Chelsea

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Versa-Style Dance Company

FEB 21-25

Based in Los Angeles, Versa-Style Dance Company embodies an energetic fusion of dance styles—from Hip-Hop, Popping, Locking, and Krump to Afro-Latin styles of Salsa, Merengue, and Cumbia. Their latest work, Freemind Freestyle, dives into the concept of freedom: what restricts it, and how we break free.

FEB 21-25

Based in Los Angeles, Versa-Style Dance Company embodies an energetic fusion of dance styles—from Hip-Hop, Popping, Locking, and Krump to Afro-Latin styles of Salsa, Merengue, and Cumbia. Their latest work, Freemind Freestyle, dives into the concept of freedom: what restricts it, and how we break free.

February 21—25 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Batsheva Dance Company

FEB 28-MAR 12

Widely recognized as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies, Batsheva Dance Company returns to The Joyce Theater with Hora, choreographed by Ohad Naharin. “A green, disquieting, and hauntingly beautiful world,” Hora is simultaneously primordial and futuristic. Moving bodies create an emergent folklore and embody the beauty of the struggle to distinguish oneself amongst a collective.

FEB 28-MAR 12

Widely recognized as one of the foremost contemporary dance companies, Batsheva Dance Company returns to The Joyce Theater with Hora, choreographed by Ohad Naharin. “A green, disquieting, and hauntingly beautiful world,” Hora is simultaneously primordial and futuristic. Moving bodies create an emergent folklore and embody the beauty of the struggle to distinguish oneself amongst a collective.

February 28—March 12 The Joyce in Chelsea

Batsheva Dance Company

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Parsons Dance

MAR 15-26

After nearly three decades of annual appearances, Parsons Dance heads back to The Joyce with two world premieres showcasing the company’s extraordinary power to engage audiences through music that provides compelling backgrounds for the dancers’ skilled movement. Highlighting this season’s program is a new David Parsons work performed to music by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bill Withers and a piece created by Rena Butler set to a driving soundscape by composer Darryl J.

MAR 15-26

After nearly three decades of annual appearances, Parsons Dance heads back to The Joyce with two world premieres showcasing the company’s extraordinary power to engage audiences through music that provides compelling backgrounds for the dancers’ skilled movement. Highlighting this season’s program is a new David Parsons work performed to music by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bill Withers and a piece created by Rena Butler set to a driving soundscape by composer Darryl J.

March 15—26 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Atamira Dance Company

MAR 29-APR 2

Atamira Dance Company creates works shaped by the cultural identity of their land to uplift indigenous world views through dance. In their Joyce debut, the company brings Te Wheke, which calls forth The Octopus, a powerful, mythological symbol for Oceanic peoples.

MAR 29-APR 2

Atamira Dance Company creates works shaped by the cultural identity of their land to uplift indigenous world views through dance. In their Joyce debut, the company brings Te Wheke, which calls forth The Octopus, a powerful, mythological symbol for Oceanic peoples.

March 29—April 2 The Joyce in Chelsea

Atamira Dance Company

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A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

APR 4-9

Contemporary dance company A.I.M by Kyle Abraham is celebrated as “one of the most consistently excellent troupes working today” (The New York Times).  Led by MacArthur Genius Kyle Abraham, A.I.M returns to The Joyce with a repertory program that shows his brilliance as an Artistic Director constantly innovating the industry.

APR 4-9

Contemporary dance company A.I.M by Kyle Abraham is celebrated as “one of the most consistently excellent troupes working today” (The New York Times).  Led by MacArthur Genius Kyle Abraham, A.I.M returns to The Joyce with a repertory program that shows his brilliance as an Artistic Director constantly innovating the industry.

April 4—9 The Joyce in Chelsea

A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

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Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro

Vuyani Dance Theatre

APR 12-16

Physically charged and visually striking, Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro is a powerful work featuring live singing, choreographed by South African star Gregory Vuyani Maqoma. Set in a graveyard filled with the haunting music of Isicathamiya singers—an a cappella style originating from the Zulu people—the production draws inspiration from Zakes Mda’s novel Cion and Maurice Ravel’s Boléro.

APR 12-16

Physically charged and visually striking, Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro is a powerful work featuring live singing, choreographed by South African star Gregory Vuyani Maqoma. Set in a graveyard filled with the haunting music of Isicathamiya singers—an a cappella style originating from the Zulu people—the production draws inspiration from Zakes Mda’s novel Cion and Maurice Ravel’s Boléro.

April 12—16 Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro

Vuyani Dance Theatre

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Martha Graham Dance Company

APR 18-30

The Martha Graham Dance Company returns to The Joyce as “spellbinding and prescient as ever” (The New York Times), with Graham classics framed by an incredible array of new works. The Company performs world premieres by Baye & Asa and Annie Rigney, alongside Hofesh Shechter’s high-energy CAVE.

APR 18-30

The Martha Graham Dance Company returns to The Joyce as “spellbinding and prescient as ever” (The New York Times), with Graham classics framed by an incredible array of new works. The Company performs world premieres by Baye & Asa and Annie Rigney, alongside Hofesh Shechter’s high-energy CAVE.

April 18—30 The Joyce in Chelsea

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Trisha Brown Dance Company

MAY 2-7

Trisha Brown Dance Company returns with a program that pays homage to Brown’s collaborations with composer Alvin Curran. For M.G.: The Movie (1991) is a haunting memorial to Michel Guy, the French Minister of Culture and first director of the annual Festival d’Automne à Paris. The guiding principles for this choreography are enigma and time - not measured time - but the perception of time and its inconsistency.

MAY 2-7

Trisha Brown Dance Company returns with a program that pays homage to Brown’s collaborations with composer Alvin Curran. For M.G.: The Movie (1991) is a haunting memorial to Michel Guy, the French Minister of Culture and first director of the annual Festival d’Automne à Paris. The guiding principles for this choreography are enigma and time - not measured time - but the perception of time and its inconsistency.

May 2—7 The Joyce in Chelsea

Trisha Brown Dance Company

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Nrityagram + Chitrasena

MAY 9-14

The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in collaboration with the Chitrasena Dance Company presents the New York City premiere of Āhuti, a thrilling  combination of classical Odissi dance from India and traditional Kandyan dance from Sri Lanka.

MAY 9-14

The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in collaboration with the Chitrasena Dance Company presents the New York City premiere of Āhuti, a thrilling  combination of classical Odissi dance from India and traditional Kandyan dance from Sri Lanka.

May 9—14 The Joyce in Chelsea

Nrityagram + Chitrasena

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Gibney Company

MAY 17-21

Following its triumphant debut at The Joyce last season, New York's Gibney Company returns with a powerful program featuring two world premieres and Johan Inger's Bliss, an ode to the joy of dancing. Co-artistic directors of Vancouver's Out Innerspace Dance Theatre, Tiffany Tregarthen & David Raymond make their U.S. debut with a new work commissioned for Gibney Company.

MAY 17-21

Following its triumphant debut at The Joyce last season, New York's Gibney Company returns with a powerful program featuring two world premieres and Johan Inger's Bliss, an ode to the joy of dancing. Co-artistic directors of Vancouver's Out Innerspace Dance Theatre, Tiffany Tregarthen & David Raymond make their U.S. debut with a new work commissioned for Gibney Company.

May 17—21 The Joyce in Chelsea

Gibney Company

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Dada Masilo

MAY 23-28

In The Sacrifice, South African choreographer Dada Masilo embodies the rituals of Tswana dance in a work inspired by composer Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring.” Masilo expands upon the concept of sacrifice, building a unique narrative by fusing ballet with modern and traditional dance to reimagine classic tales.

MAY 23-28

In The Sacrifice, South African choreographer Dada Masilo embodies the rituals of Tswana dance in a work inspired by composer Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring.” Masilo expands upon the concept of sacrifice, building a unique narrative by fusing ballet with modern and traditional dance to reimagine classic tales.

May 23—28 The Joyce in Chelsea

Dada Masilo

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GALLIM

MAY 31-JUN 4

GALLIM returns to The Joyce with a dynamic bill celebrating a 15-year prolific period of Artistic Director and Founder, Andrea Miller’s expansive, boundary-blurring, interdisciplinary work. Music pulsates throughout the program with newest works, FROM and Sama, to the intoxicating tracks of Nicolas Jaar and Duets for Jim to the hallowed songs of music legend, Sade.

MAY 31-JUN 4

GALLIM returns to The Joyce with a dynamic bill celebrating a 15-year prolific period of Artistic Director and Founder, Andrea Miller’s expansive, boundary-blurring, interdisciplinary work. Music pulsates throughout the program with newest works, FROM and Sama, to the intoxicating tracks of Nicolas Jaar and Duets for Jim to the hallowed songs of music legend, Sade.

May 31—June 4 The Joyce in Chelsea

GALLIM

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Ballet Tech Kids Dance

JUN 8-11

The New York Times said “The Kids are Still Alright” after last year’s joyful return of Kids Dance at The Joyce, under the leadership of new Artistic Director Dionne Figgins. This year, Kids Dance will return with a celebration of dance as a unifying force in American culture. The program will feature Eliot Feld’s A Yankee Doodle, his rousing ode to the American spirit.

JUN 8-11

The New York Times said “The Kids are Still Alright” after last year’s joyful return of Kids Dance at The Joyce, under the leadership of new Artistic Director Dionne Figgins. This year, Kids Dance will return with a celebration of dance as a unifying force in American culture. The program will feature Eliot Feld’s A Yankee Doodle, his rousing ode to the American spirit.

June 8—11 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ballet Tech Kids Dance

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

JUN 13-18

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana brings its unmistakable energy back to The Joyce with El Cuadragésimo (pronounced: kua·dra·he·si·mo), a celebración of forty years of carrying forward a storied legacy of flamenco in the United States. Highlighting the full spectrum of flamenco aesthetics, the company celebrates the traditional and the modern, with live music providing the energetic backdrop.

JUN 13-18

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana brings its unmistakable energy back to The Joyce with El Cuadragésimo (pronounced: kua·dra·he·si·mo), a celebración of forty years of carrying forward a storied legacy of flamenco in the United States. Highlighting the full spectrum of flamenco aesthetics, the company celebrates the traditional and the modern, with live music providing the energetic backdrop.

June 13—18 The Joyce in Chelsea

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

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