Joyce Theater

The Joyce’s YLC is a community of young professionals who are passionate about serving and supporting the art of dance to its fullest expression at The Joyce Theater, and ensuring that it continues to thrive for future generations.


Founded in 2013 as a collective of passionate dance enthusiasts, the Young Leaders Circle (YLC) includes both longtime fans of the art form as well as those curious to learn more. The YLC works with The Joyce to further its mission of serving the art of dance in its fullest expression by welcoming the next generation to the theater and by supporting new and emerging artists as well as those seeking to widen their creative scopes.

Join The Joyce’s YLC and Get Even Closer to Dance!

Through the energy and commitment of the YLC, The Joyce Theater continues to be at the vanguard of discovery and innovation. As a part of a cultural network, YLC members are able to curate and participate in a dynamic schedule of on-site and off-site programming with dancers, choreographers, and fellow dance enthusiasts. It’s an opportunity for conversation, community, and learning about the ecosystem of New York City dance and beyond.

Membership starts at $250.



In thanks for their support, YLC members enjoy year-round benefits including: 

  • A dedicated ticket concierge for all Joyce ticket requests including membership orders 

  • Exclusive YLC Performance Meet-Up Events at The Joyce Theater

  • Exclusive access to exciting social events outside of The Joyce Theater 

  • Access to specially priced tickets to select Joyce events

  • VIP Advance Ticketing including access to the VIP Pre-Sale and Brochure

  • Invitations to intimate open rehearsals at The Joyce Theater

  • The opportunity to purchase unlimited VIP House Seats at The Joyce Theater (based on availability, up to 4 tickets per company) 

  • And more

How to Redeem benefits and/or purchase a YLC membership?

Contact Catherine Eng in the Development Office at 212-691-9740 or email to process your ticket and membership orders. 


Click below to view this season’s upcoming events.

Opening Night Performances

Friends of The Joyce enjoy special opportunities to "Get Closer to Dance," like complimentary tickets to opening night performances that include access to a post-performance receptions with the artists.