The Joyce Theater in Chelsea always features top-notch dance entertainment, and they’ve certainly raised the bar this month. Legendary choreographer Camille A. Brown and her all-female dance troupe present Black Girl: Linguistic Play, featuring original music from collaborators Tracy Wormworth and Scott Patterson, incorporating the African-American rhythms of steppin', Double Dutch and Juba. See this extraordinary production Sep 22-27.
As part of Danspace Project's Fall 2015 season, Yasuko Yokoshi returns to Danscape Sep 24-26 as the choreographer and filmmaker of her newest project, Zero One. Taken as a whole, this project reflects upon dance as a social and philosophical practice in body and mind. Yokoshi will do a Q&A after the performance.
From Oct 1-3, watch in awe as the New York Theatre Ballet performs a mixed bill at Danspace Project: Legends & Visionaries. These performances pair the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries. The series is presented through Community ACCESS, which provides subsidized off-season rental opportunities for Danspace Project community members.
On Nov 8, GMHC presents its 3rd Annual Zumba(r) Fitness Dance to Fight AIDS at the Manny Cantor Center. This amazing annual event benefits GMHC's care services and prevention programs for thousands of New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. Co-hosted by two remarkable Zumba(r) Fitness teachers, Richard Martinez and Eileen Bastien, they will be joined by 15 volunteer Zumba(r) Fitness instructors from the tri-state area. DJ Victor Casper Santiago will also be donating his time. Your attendance will support this very deserving cause!