Tero Saarinen Company, one of Europe’s leading contemporary dance companies, makes its long-awaited return to The Joyce with Morphed, a work bursting with strong masculine energy. Performed by seven men who explore themes of change and sensuality, the piece exhibits Saarinen's fascinating choreography, ranging from the brutally aggressive to the meditatively soft and minimalistic, much like the accompanying music by acclaimed composer Esa-Pekka Salonen, a fellow Finn. The stunning set and lighting design by Saarinen’s long-time collaborator, Bessie-award winner Mikki Kunttu, is complemented by Finnish fashion designer Teemu Muurimäki’s edgy costumes.
Support for The Joyce’s presentation of international dance provided by the R. Britton Fisher and Family Gift for International Dance. Support for The Joyce’s presentation of Tero Saarinen Company provided by the Consulate General of Finland in New York.