An audience favorite since it first appeared on the Joyce stage in 1997, Sydney Dance Company returns with a powerful triple bill from three choreographers who push the possibilities of movement with remarkable results. Rafael Bonachela, the Company’s artistic director, stages his fervently charged Frame of Mind, featuring the Company’s award–winning ensemble performing Bonachela’s signature high octane choreography to a contemporary-classical soundtrack composed by Bryce Dessner (of American indie rock band, The National). Also on the program is Jacopo Godani‘s Raw Models, a sexy, sinuous piece commissioned by the Company in 2011; and Gabrielle Nankivell’s Wildebeest, a high-energy animalistic work, showcasing the dancers’ physicality and power as individuals and strength en masse – their wildebeests within.
Curtain Chat: Wed, Mar 8
Underwriting support for The Joyce’s presentation of Sydney Dance Company provided by Kerry Clayton and Paige Royer. Additional support provided by the Australian Consulate-General, New York. Support for The Joyce’s presentation of international dance provided by the R. Britton Fisher and Family Gift for International Dance.