The FESTIVAL Challenge
The DANCE NOW Joe’s Pub FESTIVAL asks festival participants to create a five-minute choreographic gem, specific to the space at Joe’s Pub. The artist that best meets the DANCE NOW Challenge, and creates a concise, clear and complete artistic statement, in five minutes or less, receives a $1,500 development fee and a free week-long residency at the DANCE NOW Silo residency facility at Kirkland Farm in Pennsylvania.
Doors Open at 6pm for Dinner and / or Cocktails.
Shows Start Promptly at 7pm.
Tickets $20, $25 at the door for the festival, $16 festival discount when you buy more than one show. Encore tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
212-967-7555, joespub.com, The Public Theater (1pm to 6pm)
Joe’s Pub at The Public / 425 Lafayette Street at Astor Place, New York City
PRODUCED BY DANCENOWNYC
with support, in part, with public funds from
The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council,The Barbara Bell Cumming Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and The New York State Legislature and The National Endowment for the Arts.
Jane Comfort and Company's Clown Car by Yi-Chun Wu
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2017 FESTIVAL ENCORE
HOSTED BY TruDee (aka: Deborah Lohse)
DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2017 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 12 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2017 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe’s Pub.
This year’s Challenge winner is Christal Brown. As the Challenge winner, Brown will receive a $1,500 stipend and a weeklong creative residency at DANCE NOW Silo on Kirkland Farm in Bucks County, PA. The ENCORE! will be hosted by Deborah Lohse (aka TruDee).
The encore performance will take place on Thursday, September 28, at 7pm, at Joe’s Pub. ENCORE! tickets are $25 in advance/$30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 212-967-7555, online at joespub.com, and in person at the Public Theater box office from 2pm to 6pm. Joe’s Pub at The Public is located at 425 Lafayette Street (between East 4th Street and Astor Place).
The ENCORE! Program:
The Bang Group
Song & Dance
Choreographed and performed by David Parker
Music by W.A. Mozart
I Stand Up
Choreographed by Tricia Brouk
Performed by Heather Hamilton
At This Point (Final Work in The Life Cycle Series)
Performed by Christal Brown
Music by Tracy Chapman
Jane Comfort and Company
Four Screaming Women (1982)
Choreographed by Jane Comfort
Performed by Nancy Alfaro, Jane Comfort, Leslie Cuyjet, and Peter Sciscioli
Gregory Dolbashian/The DASH Ensemble
Choreographed by Gregory Dolbashian
Performed by Christopher Ralph and Isaies Santamaria Perez
Music by Levenia Lewis, with original text by Gregory Dolbashian
This is Desire
Choreographed by Brendan Drake
Performed by Quentin Burley, Brendan Drake, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Shannon Nash
the feath3r theory
WEDNESDAY (working title, excerpt)
Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly
Performed by Amy Gernux, Rachel Pritzlaff, Collin Ranf, Aaron Moses Robin
Music by Phillip Kraft
Choreographed and performed by Jordan Isadore
Music by Natalie Imbruglia
Jamal Jackson Dance Company
Choreographed by Jamal Jackson and Dana Thomas
Performed by Dana Thomas
Music by JJDC with vocals by Lynnette Freeman
Coming Soon to a Theater Near You
Choreographed by Megan Williams
Performed by Esmé Boyce, Robert Mark Burke, Derek Crescenti, John Eirich, Courtney Lopes,
Sabatino A. Verlezza, Megan Williams
Sound Design by Sam Crawford
Una Furtiva Abbracciare
Choreographed by Nicole Wolcott with the dancers
Performed by Kristina Diaz and Isaac Spector
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
On The Road (Excerpt)
Choreographed by Zvi Gotheiner with the dancers
Performed by Chelsea Ainsworth and Doron Perk
Music by Jukka Rintamaki
And a sneak peek at LMnO3’s upcoming performance in November as part of DANCE NOW’s new ENCORE! series.