“Inquisitive” and “rivetingly strange” (The Village Voice), contemporary dance makers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener—who met while performing in the Merce Cunningham Dance Company—work with structured improvisations to create dance that is both formal and radical. In SWITCH, a world premiere for The Joyce’s expanded stage, the company searches for new paths to a utopia that is constantly making and unmaking itself.
This engagement is a part of the NY Quadrille, conceived, designed, and curated by Lar Lubovitch. During this festival, the Joyce stage is transformed into a large platform that allows audiences to view cutting-edge work from one of four different sides.
A new world premiere by Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener was commissioned, in part, by The Joyce with funds from the Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work.
Major support for The Joyce’s presentation of the NY Quadrille provided by:
1 hr 15 min