Joyce Theater

Artistic directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson serve up thought-provoking and entertaining contemporary ballet performed by “utterly transfixing” (Billboard Magazine) dancers. Complexions will present the world premiere of Love Rocks set to music by the iconic GRAMMY Award-winning singer and songwriter, Lenny Kravitz. WOKE, a “galvanizing protest rally of a ballet” (Hyperallergic), features the music of Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, and Logic. Rounding out the program, the athletic and celebratory Bach 25 and Essential Parts, a selection of audience favorites set to scores ranging from Chopin to U2, along with a new world premiere solo.  

Curtain Chat: Wed, Jan 22

Family Matinee: Sat, Jan 25 at 2pm

Master Class: Fri, Jan 24

Program A
Tuesday, January 21 at 7:30pm; Wednesday, January 22 at 7:30pm; Friday, January 24 at 8pm; Saturday, January 25 at 8pm

BACH 25
World Premiere April 2018 - Arcata, CA
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Johann Sebastian Bach & Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: Christine Darch
Performed by: The Company
 
INTERMISSION

LOVE ROCKS
*World Premiere
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Various
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costume Design by: Christine Darch
Sound Design by: Corey Folta
Performed by: The Company
 
Program B
Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30pm; Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30pm; Thursday, January 30 at 8pm; Friday, January 31at 8pm; Saturday, February 1 at 8pm

BACH 25
World Premiere April 2018 - Arcata, CA
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Johann Sebastian Bach & Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: Christine Darch
Performed by: The Company
 

INTERMISSION

WOKE
World Premiere February 2019/ New York, NY
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Various
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: Christine Darch
Sound Design by: Corey Folta
Performed by: The Company
 

Program C
Saturday, January 25 at 2pm; Sunday, January 26 at 2pm; Saturday, February 1 at 2pm; Sunday, February 2 at 2pm

DEAR FREDERIC
Excerpt (2007)
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: DRSquared
Performed by: Jared Brunson, Jillian Davis, Craig Dionne, Larissa Gerszke, Brandon Gray, Tatiana Melendez, Simon Plant, Miguel Solano, Candy Tong, Megan Yamashita

TESTAMENT
Excerpt - Amazing Grace (2011)
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Traditional
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costume Design by: Jae Man Joo
Performed by: Daniela O’Neil & Maxfield Haynes

BEETHOVEN
*World Premiere
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Ludwig van Beethoven
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costume Design by: Christine Darch
Performed by: Jillian Davis

WOKE
Excerpt - World Premiere February 2019/ New York, NY
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Various
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: Christine Darch
Sound Design by: Corey Folta
Performed by: The Company

WONDER - FULL
(1994)
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Stevie Wonder; All in Love is Fair
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costume Design by: DRSquared
Performed by: Brandon Gray
 
Concerto in F
Excerpt from BACK 25 - World Premiere April 2018 - Arcata, CA
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Johann Sebastian Bach & Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch Costumes
Design by: Christine Darch
Performed by: The Company

ON HOLIDAY
Excerpt - My Man (2010)
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Maurice Yvain, Jacques Charles, Albert Willemetz; My Man (Mon Homme)
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costumes Design by: Christine Darch
Performed by: Jared Brunson & Larissa Gerszke

 
INTERMISSION
 
LOVE ROCKS
*World Premiere
Choreography by: Dwight Rhoden
Music by: Various
Lighting Design by: Michael Korsch
Costume Design by: Christine Darch
Sound Design by: Corey Folta
Performed by: The Company

Ticket Prices

Tickets start at $10!

Call JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 for $10 tickets. All other tickets can be purchased online.

Running Time

Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes with one intermission. Late seating will be at the discretion of house management and latecomers are not guaranteed they will be seated in their purchased seats.

January 21—February 2 The Joyce in Chelsea

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

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