Gallim Dance in I Can See Myself in Your Pupil, photo by Christopher Duggan
The new year kicks off with plenty of dance performances. Here are some of the offerings during the first two weeks of January.
New York City Ballet’s winter season begins this Tuesday with an all-Balanchine triple bill. Other highlights of the season, which runs until March 1st, include new ballets by Melissa Barak and Douglas Lee, the return of Lynne Taylor-Corbett’s Chiaroscuro and Alexei Ratmansky’s Concerto DSCH, and a full-length Coppélia.
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s winter season, which runs from January 8th to 18th, includes world premieres by Didy Veldman and Luca Veggetti, along with Crystal Pite’s Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue. You can read about an open rehearsal the company held in November. And don’t forget to save 20% on tickets by using code “CL52” when you order tickets.
Cedar Lake dancers rehearsing Didy Veldman’s frame of view, photo by Paul B. Goode
Parsons Dance will perform two different programs at The Joyce Theater from January 6th to 18th. The company will present the world premiere of a collaboration with the East Village Opera Company, along with several pieces from the company’s repertoire. Order tickets online or call (212) 242-0800.
From January 9th to 11th, Symphony Space presents Dance Gotham, with a different lineup of performers each night. Some of the companies that will be performing are Gina Gibney Dance, Brian Brooks Moving Company, and BalletX. Tickets are just $10.
Gallim Dance will present two different full-length works, I Can See Myself In Your Pupil and Blush at The Joyce SoHo from January 9th to 18th. Choreographer and dancer Andrea Miller performed with Batsheva Dance Company before starting Gallim in 2006, and much of her work is influenced by Ohad Naharin’s movement style. Order tickets online or call (212) 242-0800.
On January 11th and 12th, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents an evening of dance set to music by Arvo Pärt. The performance includes the U.S. premiere of the operatic monologue L’Abbe Agathon, with visual concept created by Sophie Calle. Christopher Wheeldon’s Liturgy, set to Fratres, and After the Rain pas de deux, set to Spiegel im Spiegel, will also be performed. Tickets go on sale January 5th.