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BalletX & Raphael Xavier

01/04/19 through 01/06/19 | Time varies

The Joyce Theater

175 8th Ave, Map

212-242-0800

$10


04-01-2019 12:00:00 06-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York BalletX & Raphael Xavier | Time varies BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, has been recognized by The New York Times for "three-dimensional dancing that you feel as you watch." The company will perform Trey McIntyre's Soul Train-inspired The Boogeyman, featuring music by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Gilbert O'Sullivan, and Earth, Wind & Fire, plus Matthew Neenan's Increasing, set to the first movement of Franz Schubert's Quintet in C Major. Known for his "artful and mesmerizing" (Dance Magazine) take on hip hop and breaking, Raphael Xavier makes his Joyce debut with works that possess a transcendent mix of poetry and precision. Drawing inspiration from his background as a photographer and musician, Xavier utilizes a unique approach to improvisation that results in performances that erupt with spontaneity. Xavier's latest work, Point of Interest, features a soundscape of beats and spoken word, and bursts with his signature bravado and high-energy physicality. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=335905 The Joyce Theater The Joyce Theater

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BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, has been recognized by The New York Times for "three-dimensional dancing that you feel as you watch." The company will perform Trey McIntyre's Soul Train-inspired The Boogeyman, featuring music by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Gilbert O'Sullivan, and Earth, Wind & Fire, plus Matthew Neenan's Increasing, set to the first movement of Franz Schubert's Quintet in C Major.

Known for his "artful and mesmerizing" (Dance Magazine) take on hip hop and breaking, Raphael Xavier makes his Joyce debut with works that possess a transcendent mix of poetry and precision. Drawing inspiration from his background as a photographer and musician, Xavier utilizes a unique approach to improvisation that results in performances that erupt with spontaneity. Xavier's latest work, Point of Interest, features a soundscape of beats and spoken word, and bursts with his signature bravado and high-energy physicality.

Venue Description: An inexpensive dance theater located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, inside the former Elgin 1940's movie house. Renowned companies such as Complexions, FOCUS DANCE, MOMIX, Parson, and many others make this their NYC stop.

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