New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns invites new collaborators into her artistic orbit in this upcoming Joyce Theater Production. Continuing her process of creative self-discovery, Sara will challenge herself and her partners in a series of pieces that span mediums and reimagine genres. Works by Beth Gill, Jodi Melnick, Guillaume Côté, and others take center stage as this world-class ballerina reveals herself through the bold act of trying something new.
Curtain Chat: Wed, Mar 9
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Underwriting support for The Joyce’s presentation of SARA MEARNS: Piece of Work provided by Kathleen A. Scott.
SARA MEARNS: Piece of Work is a Joyce Theater Production commissioned and created, in part, with the support of The Joyce’s Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work and its Artist Residency Center, made possible by lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Lead creation support provided by Virginia and Timothy Millhiser. Special creation support provided by the Executive Director’s Fund at The Joyce Theater Foundation, with support from Jessica Lang Dance, Inc. Additional creation support provided by Edward J. Petrou, Meryl Rosofsky and Stuart H. Coleman, George Vanderploeg, and Stephen and Cathy Weinroth.
Guillaume Côté’s new work was co-commissioned by the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur with support from Mr. and Mrs. John & Claudine Bailey.
Approximately 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission.
Star power done right