Boyzie Cekwana (South Africa) with Panaibra Canda (Mozambique) in the U.S. premiere of The Inkomati (dis)cord
September 25 - 26
Cekwana and Canada’s The Inkomati (dis)cord “…takes inspiration from both the failed, historic “Nkomati accord,” a 1984 non-aggression pact signed by the Mozambique of Samora Machel and the South African apartheid state, and the “Inkomati” river, which crosses South Africa and Swaziland, ultimately spilling out into the Indian Ocean in
The New York premiere of Bouchra Quizquen’s (Morocco) Ha!
September 27 – 28
Ha! will be performed by Ouizguen and traditional Aïtas Fatéma El Hanna, Kabboura Aït Ben Hmad and Naïma Sahmoud, with lighting by designer Jean Gabriel Valot.
These NYLA presentations are co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s Crossing the Line 2013 Festival.
Find out more www.newyorklivearts.org
THE METAMORPHOSIS - A Royal Ballet Production
The Joyce Theater
Choreographer/director Arthur Pita’s dance theater reinterpretation of the Kafka novella with the Royal Ballet Principal Edward Watson and designs by Simon Daw. The Metamorphosis was originally produced by London’s Royal Ballet for the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House.
Find out more: www.joyce.org
Andrea Miller’s Gallim Dance in the world premiere of Fold Here
The Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, New Jersey
Inspired by Raymond Chandler’s short story “Cathedral” and performed by her company Gallim Dance, “Fold Here considers the conceptual, physical and mystical properties of a cardboard box as a cathedral with which her dancers interact as they construct a work of their own.”
Find out more: www.peakperfs.org
Fall For Dance 2013
New York City Center
September 25 – October 5
The Festival at City Center will consist of five unique programs and will include performances by 605 Collective, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Hispanico, BODYTRAFFIC, Colin Dunne, DanceBrazil, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dorrance Dance, doug elkins choreography, etc., Gabriel Missé and Analia Centurión, HeadSpaceDance, INTRODANS, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Martha Graham Dance Company, Nrityagram, Richard Alston Dance Company, Sara Mearns and Casey Herd, Sidi Larbi
Cherkaoui/Sadler’s Wells London, and The Royal Ballet.
Find out more: http://www.nycitycenter.org/tickets/productionNew.aspx?performanceNumber=7520