Joyce Theater

“A tap dancer of unquestionable radiance” (The New York Times), Ayodele Casel joins six-time GRAMMY Award winner Arturo O’Farrill to create a collaborative world premiere. Rooted in Afro-Latin jazz culture, both artists share a common musical language that flows freely from modal jazz to stride piano to danzón to salsa and rhumba. Joined by a team of incredible musicians and tap dancers, Casel and O’Farrill explore genre-bending music and dance filled with unbridled joy.

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Photo by Patrick Randak

Watch Ayodele Casel and Arturo O'Farrill Join Forces in this Performance of "Jelly Roll"

Funding Credits

The Joyce’s presentation of Ayodele Casel + Arturo O’Farrill is a HARKNESS FIRST Joyce Theater debut, generously supported by The Harkness Foundation for Dance. Their new collaborative world premiere was commissioned and created, in part, with the support of The Joyce’s Artist Residency Center, made possible by lead funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

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Ticket Prices

Tickets start at $10!

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

Running Time

Approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes with no intermission

September 24—29 The Joyce in Chelsea

Ayodele Casel + Arturo O’Farrill

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