Acclaimed choreographer Caleb Teicher brings the best of the swing dance world to the concert stage. With live music by Eyal Vilner’s Big Band, Lindy hop champions bring the joy, fire, and fight of competitive and social swing dance in this Joyce Theater Production. With new choreography by Caleb Teicher and his brain trust of collaborators Evita Arce, LaTasha Barnes, and Nathan Bugh, the show features stunning improvisation by swing dance champions, and includes an on-stage post-show jam session, inviting audiences to join in the fun!
Swing 2020 is a Joyce Theater Production, generously supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts; and was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This work was commissioned and created, in part, with the support of The Joyce’s 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; Works & Process at the Guggenheim; and with commissioning funds provided by The O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation. Swing 2020 was also commissioned by the Center for the Arts at George Mason University and Northrop at The University of Minnesota. Production residency funded by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Mason Artist-in-Residence program, which is funded, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and the George Mason University Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Impact.
Additional creation support provided by Deborah and Charles Adelman, and Anh-Tuyet Nguyen and Robert Pollock. Live Music for Dance Sponsor: Jody and John Arnhold. Underwriting support for The Joyce’s presentation of Swing 2020 provided by Jane E. Goldberg.
To Be Announced. Late seating will be at the discretion of house management and latecomers are not guaranteed they will be seated in their purchased seats.