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Overflowing with virtuosity and technique, Complexions, “a matchless American dance company” (The Philadelphia Enquirer), is the future of contemporary ballet. Embracing diversity with 15 dancers of different ethnic and dance backgrounds and founded by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, two former stars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this company is pure dance, pure excitement. The engagement features repertory classics and new works with stunning, complex, and rich choreography.

Program A: Week 1 performances (Tue, Jan 24–Sun, Jan 29, except gala on Thu, Jan 26)

GUTTER GLITTER (World Premiere)

SO NOT A... (An Epilogue to GUTTER GLITTER)

STAR DUST  (A Ballet Tribute To David Bowie)


Gala:  Thu, Jan 26

Excerpts from Program A, special guest performances by Desmond Richardson, Complexions alumni Clifford Williams and Natiya Kezevadze, and other special guests TBA.


Program B: Week 2 performances (Tue, Jan 31–Sun, Feb 5)



Curtain Chat: Wed, Jan 25

Masterclass: Fri, Feb 3 (Click here for more details.)

Joyce Family Matinee: Sat, Jan 28 at 2pm
Tickets are $10 for kids, and if they see three family matinees, they automatically become Joyce Jr. Members and SAVE 40% on the price of their tickets—$10 reduced to $6!

A $10 service fee will be applied to your order. Kids (ages 6-14) must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket Prices

Tickets start at $10!

Call JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 for $10 tickets. All other tickets can be purchased online.

Running Time

Program A: 1 hr 48 mins Program B: 1 hr 35 mins Gala: 1 hr 57 mins

Still, “Mercy’’ all by itself offers the critics a full evening of thought. And Complexions’ spectacular movement will satisfy everyone else.

Boston Globe

Desmond Richardson talks about the company and its 20th anniversary in this video interview.

January 24—February 5 The Joyce in Chelsea

Complexions Contemporary Ballet

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