New York's Joyce Theater Announces Spring Schedule

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The Joyce Theater's spring season will include the New York debuts of the Beijing Modern Dance Company and Richmond Ballet, the dance venue announced.

The Beijing Modern Dance Company, appearing February 8-13, premieres Rear Light, a new evening-length work set to music from Pink Floyd's album The Wall. Richmond Ballet performs six original works, including artistic director Stoner Winslett's Echoing Past, April 5-10. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, performing works set to music by Sting and Bruce Springsteen, also makes its New York debut March 29-April 3.

Peter Boal & Company (March 15-20) brings three world premieres; a weeklong residency by Complexions (May 3-8) features two world premieres by artistic director Dwight Rhoden.

Australian Dance Theater brings the New York premiere of HELD April 26-May 1; this work, choreographed by Garry Stewart, is a collaboration with famed dance photographer Lois Greenfield, who shoots and projects images of the ensemble as it performs.

The season also includes the U.S. premiere of Elisa Monte's full-length Via Sacra, and visits from Toronto Dance Theater, Israel Contemporary Dance Company, DanceBrazil, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and the Nrityagram Dance Ensemble of India.

The Stephen Petronio Company ends its 20th anniversary season at the Joyce, performing old and new works from March 22 through 27. And Moses Pendleton's MOMIX celebrates its 25th anniversary with a long run at the theater (May 10-29), which includes the New York premiere of a new full-length work by Pendleton.

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