Pennsylvania Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet

Performing in New York for the first time since the former American Ballet Theater principal dancer Angel Corella was named artistic director, Pennsylvania Ballet arrives with three local premieres... 

Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe

Juan Siddi Flamenco Santa Fe

This company from New Mexico, founded in 2007, makes its New York debut with an evening of short works. Mr. Siddi’s style arises from the Spanish roots of flamenco combined with influences from the American Southwest, evident in both his choreography and the music, which will be offered live by the troupe’s singers and instrumentalists. 

Hong Kong Ballet

Hong Kong Ballet

For its Joyce dTheater ebut, the Hong Kong Ballet presents a trio of works by three choreographers, each a formidable voice in their respective countries. Fei Bo, resident choreographer of the National Ballet of China, contributes “A Room of Her Own,” inspired by Virginia Woolf’s similarly named feminist tract... 

BalletBoyz

BalletBoyz

This troupe from London, founded by Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt of the Royal Ballet, wraps up its United States tour at the Joyce Theater. Two ensemble works — “Mesmerics,” by Christopher Wheeldon, and Alexander Whitley’s “The Murmuring” — showcase the athletic prowess of the company’s 10 male dancers. 

Pam Tanowitz Dance

Pam Tanowitz Dance

In recent years, Pam Tanowitz has emerged as one of the most buzzed-about New York choreographers for her ability to embrace and then smartly reconfigure a physical vocabulary pulling from ballet, modern and postmodern dance... 

Dada Masilo

Dada Masilo

Ms. Masilo’s “Swan Lake” is populated by a rowdy wedge of swans who have some fun with Tchaikovsky’s sacred score, which also integrates bits of Steve Reich, African drumming and call and response... 

Parsons Dance

Parsons Dance

In “Finding Center,” the choreographer David Parsons and the visual artist Rita Blitt demonstrate their shared mastery of swirling, spiraling shapes. That work, appearing one on of the two programs comprising the company’s Joyce Theater engagement, is joined by Katarzyna Skarpetowska’s “Almah,” a work inspired by her childhood in Poland, with accompanied by live, original music from Ljova... 

American Dance Platform

American Dance Platform

American companies hailing from sea to shining sea are presented here by the Joyce Theater and White Bird, an influential Portland, Ore., dance organization, as part of the tsunami of dance showcases hitting New York for the annual gathering of arts presenters... 

Intensio

Intensio

Daniil Simkin, one of American Ballet Theater’s most pyrotechnic stars, has been staying busy in the off-season. For this high-profile side project, he commissioned four contemporary ballet works by Gregory Dolbashian, Alexander Ekman, Jorma Elo and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa... 

Keigwin + Company

Keigwin + Company

With a new plan for his company, Larry Keigwin is not so much passing the choreographer’s torch as sharing it with a younger generation. For his troupe’s return to the Joyce Theater, he has commissioned new works by the rising dance makers Adam Barruch and Loni Landon, while creating two new pieces of his own and bringing back his 2009 “Sidewalk,” set to Steve Reich’s “Double Sextet... 

Kyle Abraham

Kyle Abraham

Music is a generous muse for Mr. Abraham, who creates evocative contemporary work from sounds that span decades. He’s had a long and interesting dialogue with jazz, a recent highlight of which is “The Gettin’,” set to music by the Grammy winner Robert Glasper and inspired by Max Roach’s protest album “We Insist!” That work returns on a program that also includes “Absent Matter,” created with the jazz drummer Otis Brown III, and “The Quiet Dance,” a short quintet accompanied by jazz piano, played live. 

Garth Fagan Dance

Garth Fagan Dance

In a new work, Mr. Fagan pays tribute to his friend — and a friend of many in the worlds of theater, dance and film — the multitalented Geoffrey Holder. Restructured since its summer premiere at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the piece evokes the festive spirit of Mr... 

Dance Heginbotham

Dance Heginbotham

After 14 years as a dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, John Heginbotham founded his own company in 2011 and quickly collected fans for his wit, refreshing physical strangeness and canny musical collaborations... 

Aparna Ramaswamy

Aparna Ramaswamy

Ms. Ramaswamy, an artistic director of Ragamala Dance Company in Minneapolis, strikes out on her own for an evening of solo classical Indian dance at the Joyce Theater. In “They Rose at Dawn,” she reflects on women as a source of creation, with live music lending immediacy to her already vibrant dancing. 

Ballet Memphis

Ballet Memphis

Ballet Memphis makes a concerted effort to ensure that the dance it presents is reflective of its hometown. Initiatives like The River Project and The Memphis Project have stocked the company’s repertory with work inspired by the city (the “river” being the Mississippi, which flows right by)... 

José Limón Dance Company

José Limón Dance Company

José Limón is a pillar of American modern dance, though perhaps the most unassuming of them. The work of the Mexican-born choreographer is celebrated for its proud nobility, palpable spirituality and high drama... 

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Ms. Brown’s exuberant company ushers in the Joyce Theater’s season with “Black Girl: Linguistic Play,” a far-reaching exploration of black womanhood with an all-female cast and live music... 

Batsheva Ensemble

Batsheva Ensemble

The work of the Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, one of today’s great dance makers, is eerie and unsettling and often achingly beautiful. But he doesn’t get enough credit for being funny, too... 

Ballet Festival

Ballet Festival

The Joyce Theater celebrates the diversity of ballet with a two-week buffet of companies and choreographers who are molding the form in interesting ways. The Canadian choreographer Joshua Beamish, fresh off a collaboration with Wendy Whelan in her “Restless Creature” project, presents an evening that includes a duet for two Royal Ballet dancers and an ensemble work for 10 members of American Ballet Theater (Tuesday and Wednesday)... 

Momix

Momix

Moses Pendleton’s whimsical troupe, a hybrid of modern dance, circus and visual spectacle, celebrates its 35th anniversary with a nearly monthlong run of the new work “Alchemia... 

DanceBrazil

DanceBrazil

Since its founding in 1977 by Jelon Vieira, this company has developed a global following with its fusions of contemporary and Afro-Brazilian dance, including the daring martial art of capoeira... 

Pontus Lidberg

Pontus Lidberg

Mr. Lidberg, who hails from Sweden, is known equally for his choreography onstage and onscreen. In “Snow,” making its New York premiere, he explores another element — puppetry — as his dancers interact with a Japanese Bunraku-style puppet in the midst of a wintry storm... 

Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature

Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature

Toward the end of her 30-year tenure at New York City Ballet, the eminent ballerina Wendy Whelan branched out on her own, commissioning four contemporary choreographers to create new works for her... 

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

If the Midwest has a hub for European choreographers, Hubbard Street is it. This troupe of exceptional dancers, who thrive in many modes of contemporary ballet, travels east with two programs of works created at home and abroad... 

Alonzo King Lines Ballet

Alonzo King Lines Ballet

At first glance, Alonzo King and San Francisco make an unlikely pair. The city has a crunchy past and high-tech present while Mr. King’s LINES Ballet is the picture of refined classicism... 

Liz Gerring Dance Company

Liz Gerring Dance Company

Ms. Gerring’s evening-length “Glacier” has a certain chill, but her lucid choreography for eight skilled dancers, interwoven with Michael J. Schumacher’s score, can also be electric... 

Ballet West

Ballet West

This troupe has a national profile partly because of its participation in the reality TV show “Breaking Pointe,” which chronicled the personalities and backstage antics of this Salt Lake City company... 

Compagnie CNDC-Angers

Compagnie CNDC-Angers

More than five years after his death, Merce Cunningham lives on in fresh and exciting ways. This French company, making its United States debut, has a direct link to the source: its artistic director, Robert Swinston, was a 30-year veteran of the Cunningham company, as a dancer and Merce’s right-hand man... 

Nederlands Dans Theater 2

Nederlands Dans Theater 2

It’s been five years since this junior company of one of Europe’s finest troupes last visited. At that time they were under the direction of Jiri Kylian; now it’s Paul Lightfoot at the helm... 

Dancers Responding to AIDS

Dancers Responding to AIDS

This program was founded in the frightening chaos of 1991 to support those devastated by the disease. Now part of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the organization produces several performances a year to raise money for health services, always with an all-star cast well worth the price of admission... 

Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc.

Doug Elkins Choreography, Etc.

In his latest work, “Hapless Bizarre,” Mr. Elkins stays true to both words in the title while displaying his characteristic craftsmanship and wit. Inspired by new vaudeville and silent comedy, with especially hapless roles for the physical comedian Mark Gindick, the piece has its New York premiere alongside the catchy “Mo(or)town/Redux,” in which Mr... 

Bodytraffic

Bodytraffic

Of the companies breathing new life into Los Angeles’s contemporary dance scene, this repertory troupe, directed by Lillian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, is one of the most popular... 

Parsons Dance Company

Parsons Dance Company

These powerhouse dancers, directed by David Parsons, return to the Joyce Theater in works by Trey McIntyre, Robert Battle and a former company member, Natalie Lomonte, a participant in the company’s new choreographic initiative, GenerationNOW... 

The Royal Danish Ballet: Principals and Soloists

The Royal Danish Ballet: Principals and Soloists

Russian ballet exalts in bravura; American ballet trades in speed. Danish ballet, as developed by the 19th-century choreographer and ballet master August Bournonville, is characterized by its breezy effortlessness, fluttering footwork and precise arm positions... 

Russell Maliphant Company

Russell Maliphant Company

It’s been two years since the London-based choreographer Russell Maliphant, known for his myriad stylistic influences, visited New York. Then, he presented work inspired by Rodin; this time his inspirations are Nijinsky and Béjart, the  respective muses of the solos “Afterlight (Part One)” and “Two,” both of which make inventive use of Michael Hulls’s lighting... 

Doug Varone and Dancers

Doug Varone and Dancers

Mr. Varone returns to the Joyce Theater with his luscious, loping movement style and agile, grounded dancers, who are some of the city’s best. The program includes “The Fabulist,” a recent solo for himself; a world premiere, “Dome,” set to Christopher Rouse’s “Trombone Concerto”; and a revival of his acclaimed “Castles” (2004), which plays with fairytale images and tropes. 

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century

On Broadway, dance is now more like a shot of espresso or a vintage Instagram filter and less of a storytelling tool, like it used to be. American Dance for the 21st Century, a reincarnation of an earlier effort in the 1970s and ’80s, is committed to preserving the type of musical theater dance that is truly part of a show’s DNA... 

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

This crowd-pleasing company, led by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, celebrates its 20th anniversary with an assortment of premieres and returning works. New this season are Mr... 

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

This ballet company arrives for its seventh appearance at the Joyce Theater with three stirring and sleek contemporary works. From the Spanish choreographer Cayetano Soto comes the stark and sexy “Beautiful Mistake”; Nicolo Fonte, a frequent contributor to the company, has contributed “The Heart(s)pace,” which debuted earlier this year... 

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company

For his current season at the Joyce Theater, this veteran New York choreographer digs deep into the past with the program “Ancient Tales,” constructed of two works that consider myths and origins... 

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballet

This Seattle troupe heads east with a selection of its newest repertory: Christopher Wheeldon’s “Tide Harmonic,” to an aquatic score by Joby Talbot; Alejandro Cerrudo’s “Memory Glow,” a reflection on recollection; and a preview of Justin Peck’s first piece for the company, “Debonair,” which will have its official premiere in November... 

Soledad Barrio &  Noche Flamenca

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

In this latest production, “Flamenco y Antigona,” this flamenco star and her cohort, the musicians and dancers of Noche Flamenca, put their impassioned spin on “Antigone... 

Cia Unión Tanguera

Cia Unión Tanguera

This tango troupe, based in both France and Argentina, makes its New York debut with “Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night),” an evening-length work that places the sensual dancing within a loose narrative frame in which couples in a nightclub chase their desires and face their fears... 

Pilobolus

Pilobolus

In keeping with summer tradition at the Joyce Theater, the dancer-gymnast-athletes of Pilobolus return with two programs, each featuring a New York premiere. The first of those, “On the Nature of Things,” is a balancing act created and performed by three company members... 

Ballet Tech Kids

Ballet Tech Kids

The choreographer Eliot Feld directs this charming, dynamic student ensemble. Always a crowd pleaser, “Stair Dance,” to music by Steve Reich, will return alongside “Apple Pie,” a hoe-down to Béla Fleck and Joe McCracken tunes... 

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence

Last week, the fingerprint of Ronald K. Brown appeared on the Joyce stage in a work he created for the MalPaso Dance Company. This week, Mr. Brown’s own company, Evidence, moves in with a generous helping of his creative output from the past 30 years, exhibiting his signature blend of modern and African dance... 

RIOULT Dance

RIOULT Dance

Pascal Rioult and his artistic partner (and wife), Joyce Herring, danced for the Martha Graham Dance Company. Their own troupe — celebrating its 20th anniversary — proudly bears the mark of that pioneer and modern dance, with a capital M... 

MalPaso Dance Company

MalPaso Dance Company

The choreographer Ronald K. Brown spent three weeks last March in Cuba, bringing his life-affirming blend of contemporary and West African dance to this recently established company... 

Pierre Rigal compangie dernière minute

Pierre Rigal compangie dernière minute

Before he was a choreographer, Mr. Rigal was an athlete. (His event was the 400 meter hurdles.) He applies strength, speed and bursts of flight to the power and poetry of rock concerts in “Micro” at the Joyce Theater as part of Danse: A French-American Festival of Performance & Ideas... 

Cincinnati Ballet

Cincinnati Ballet

This troupe returns to New York, making its Joyce Theater debut and celebrating its 50th anniversary, for the first time in 35 years, bringing with it a program intended to show off its vigor and versatility... 

Stephen Petronio Company

Stephen Petronio Company

In his new memoir, “Confessions of a Motion Addict,” Stephen Petronio discusses his proclivity for all things punk, his love of fashion, his obsession with sex and his years dancing for Trisha Brown —   all of which is seen in his work... 

Limón Dance Company

Limón Dance Company

This is a milestone year for Roxane D’Orleans Juste, her 30th with the company founded by the modern dance pioneer José Limón. For the occasion, the eloquent Dianne McIntyre has made her a solo, which will have its premiere alongside a new work by Sean Curran and two Limón classics: “Mazurkas,” inspired by the choreographer’s trip to Europe after World War II, and “Psalm,” guided by a strong communal spirit and the heroism so typical of early modern dance. 

Ballet Hispanico

Ballet Hispanico

This company’s season at the Joyce Theater features eight dances by an array of international choreographers (you have to see each of the four programs to catch them all), including one premiere, “El Beso,” by Spain’s Gustavo Ramírez Sansano... 

Alwin Nikolais Celebration

Alwin Nikolais Celebration

A 1950s forerunner to illusionist companies like Pilobolus and MOMIX, Alwin Nikolais made technological strides in modern dance, using video, light and electronic music in startling new ways...