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THE JOSÉ LIMÓN INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL

THE JOSÉ LIMÓN INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL

Company:

The José Limón Dance Foundation

Location:

The Joyce Theater

Dates:

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 8:00pm

Tickets:

www.limon.org

Company:
The José Limón Dance Foundation

The Limón Dance Company performing "Missa Brevis." Photo courtesy of the José Limón Dance Foundation.


The José Limón Dance Foundation announces
THE JOSÉ LIMÓN INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL
October 13 to 25, 2015 at The Joyce Theater, New York City


For more than fifty years, works by José Limón have been performed by companies around the world, including the Royal Danish Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, Bayerisches Staatsballet, and more. Now, approaching the Company's 70th Anniversary, the José Limón Dance Foundation will bring to New York professional companies and important schools from abroad and the U.S. for a Grand Celebration of the works of the legendary choreographer, for two weeks, October 13 - 25, 2015 at the Joyce Theater.
Founded in 1946 by José Limón and Doris Humphrey, the Limón Dance Company has been at the vanguard of American Modern Dance since its inception and maintains its standing as one of the world's greatest Modern Dance companies. The dances selected for the Festival reflect a span of Limón's creative output over the years, as well as the timelessness and humanity so cherished in his body of work.
         

Guest Companies
 
ROYAL DANISH BALLET / Copenhagen, Denmark                             Nikolaj Hubbe, Director
BAYERISCHES STAATSBALLET / Munich, Germany                         Ivan Liska, Director
COREOARTE / Caracas, Venezuela                                                    Noris Ugeuto, Director
sjDANCEco / San Jose, CA                                                                  Gary Masters, Director
AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET / Princeton, NJ                             Douglas Martin, Director
School Programs and Limon project directors
 
Canadian Children's Dance Theater / Toronto, Canada                      Deborah Lundmark, Director
The Hartt School / West Hartford, CT                                                  Stephen Pier/Nina Watt, Directors
The Juilliard School / New York City, NY                                             Lawrence Rhodes, Director
National Institute of the Arts / New Taipei, Taiwan                               Ruping Wang, Director
Tisch School of the Arts at NYU/ New York City, NY                           Sean Curran, Director
North Carolina School of the Arts / Winston-Salem, NC                      Sean Sullivan, Director
Southern Methodist University / Dallas, Texas                                     Patty Delaney, Director
Sinaloa Dance School / Sinaloa, Mexico                                             Hector Chavez, Director
University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ                                                       Doug Nielsen, Director
 

Repertory
 
Mazurkas                        Program A by the Limón Dance Company and Program C by sjDanceco
Dialogues                       Limón Dance Company
Exiles                             Bavarian State Ballet
Missa Brevis                   Limón Dance Company augmented by Juilliard Dance 
The Unsung                    artists from the Royal Danish Ballet joining the Limón Dance Company
The Moors Pavane         Limón Dance Company
The Winged                    Limón Dance Company
Carlota                           Limón Dance Company
There is a Time              American Repertory Ballet
Orfeo                              Limón Dance Company
Chaconne                       CoreoArte
Dances for Isadora         Limón Dance Company
The Traitor                      Limón Dance Company

(Programs still in formation and subject to change)


www.limon.org
 

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