Acclaimed choreographer Caleb Teicher brings the best of the swing dance world to The Joyce, with live music by Eyal Vilner Big Band. Conceived by Caleb Teicher alongside their brain trust of collaborators Evita Arce, LaTasha Barnes, Nathan Bugh, Macy Sullivan, and Eyal Vilner, SW!NG OUT features exciting Lindy Hop choreography and improvisation. Each performance concludes with an on-stage jam session, inviting audiences to join in the fun!
SW!NG OUT is a NYT Critic's Pick! Click here to read the review by Gia Kourlas.
"Our Dance is Modern Because We're Alive Right Now." Read The New York Times preview of SW!NG OUT by Brian Seibert.
Curtain Chat: Wed, Oct 6
Family Matinee: Sat, Oct 9 at 2pm
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The Joyce’s presentation of SW!NG OUT is a HARKNESS FIRST Joyce Theater debut, generously supported by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.
Live Music for Dance Sponsor: Jody and John Arnhold.
Special support for The Joyce's presentation of SW!NG OUT provided by Jane E. Goldberg.
SW!NG OUT 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; and 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; the Center for the Arts at George Mason University; Northrop at The University of Minnesota; and additional commissioning funds provided by The O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation.
Additional creation support was provided by Deborah and Charles Adelman, Alpern Family Foundation, Sarah Arison, Michèle and Steve Pesner, Anh-Tuyet Nguyen and Robert Pollock, and Karen Roth.
Music commissioned by the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation.
65 minutes with one 15 minute intermission and a 30 minute social dance jam.