From Limón, Carla Maxwell, Artistic Director and Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Associate Artistic Director introduced excerpts from The Unsung, Dances for Isadora, and The Winged. In the audience were Clay Taliaferro (former principal dancer and guest artist with the José Limón Dance Company for many years, and who also served the company as Assistant Artistic Director under Ruth Currier), and Jennifer Scanlon (former principal dancer and Associate Artistic Director). The José Limón Dance Company is preparing for their 70th anniversary celebration and José Limón International Dance Festival, October 13-15 at The Joyce. Find out more here
Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of DTH also spoke before introducing the company is excerpts from Helen Pickett’s When Love, and Nacho Duato’s Coming Together. DTH begins their tour now. Find out more here
Lane Harwell, Executive Director of Dance/NYC and Linda Walton, Executive Director of Harlem Arts Alliance were oh hand help to welcome this coming together.