AXIS Dance Company Digital Program Book

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AXIS DANCE COMPANY DECEMBER 7 - 12, 2021

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ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER MARC BREW INCOMING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR NADIA ADAME MANAGING DIRECTOR DANAE REES COMPANY MANAGER CHRISTOPHER OUELLETTE REHEARSAL DIRECTOR, DANCER SONSHERÉE GILES ENGAGEMENT PROJECT MANAGER KATHERINE NAUMAN MARKETING COORDINATOR OCTAVIA ROSE HINGLE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT ALEX ARZT MARKETING CONSULTANT KARA WHITTINGTON PUBLICIST LIAM PASSMORE Leadership support for The Joyce Theater Foundation has been provided by the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust. Leadership support for The Joyce’s presentation of dance is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Leadership support for The Joyce's annual programming is provided by Howard Gilman Foundation. Major support for The Joyce has been provided by Booth Ferris Foundation, Ford Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The SHS Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation. Commissioning support for Roots Above Ground generously provided, in part, by The Joyce's Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

ROOTS ABOVE GROUND (Digital Premiere)

Concept & Direction: Marc Brew Choreography: Marc Brew in collaboration with the Dancers Dancers: DeMarco Sleeper, Erik Debono, JanpiStar, Louisa Mann, Sonsherée Giles, Yuko Monden Juma Set and Costume Design: Emma Kingsbury Lighting Design/Production Manager: Walter Holden Visual Projection Design: Jaco Strydom Videography and Editing: Rapt Productions Deaf/ASL Consultants: Antoine Hunter & Zahna Simon Audio Description: Jess Curtis for Gravity Access Services Community Partner: East Bay Sanctuary Covenant M U SIC C R EDITS

Music Composition: Miles Lassi Additional Music: “Carry Me Home” by the Sweeplings A B O U T T HE WO R K

Roots Above Ground explores the multiple meanings of home as it peels back the layers to uncover the human need for belonging.


ABOUT THE COMPANY Founded in 1987, AXIS is one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled and non-disabled performers based in Oakland, CA. In 1998, Judith Smith took over Artistic Direction, and envisioning a repertory company, quickly trajected AXIS into the dance world with a commission by Bill T. Jones. Under her direction until 2017, AXIS toured to over 100 cities in the USA, Israel-Palestine, UK, Europe, and Russia. The company has received nine Isadora Duncan Dance Awards. In 2017, AXIS appointed acclaimed international choreographer and dancer Marc Brew to the position of Artistic Director. Marc Brew came to AXIS with over 20 years of performance and Artistic Direction experience. In 2022, award winning choreographer and former AXIS dancer Nadia Adame will take the lead as AXIS continues to expand its mission of redefining dance and disability. Alongside our artistic performance program, the Company provides unparalleled integrated dance education and outreach programs. From recreational to professional training, AXIS builds access to dance education for disabled and non-disabled people of all ages.

Photo by David DeSilva, with dancers Louisa Mann, DeMarco Sleeper, Sonsherée Giles, JanpiStar and Yuko Monden Juma


ARTISTIC TEAM MARC BREW (Artistic Director & Choreographer) (he/him) trained as a professional dancer at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School and The Australian Ballet School. He has been working in the UK and Internationally for over 20 years as a director, choreographer, dancer, teacher, and speaker; with the Australian Ballet Company, State Theatre Ballet Company of South Africa, Infinity Dance Theatre, CandoCo Dance Company, and AXIS Dance Company. Marc was Associate Director with Scottish Dance Theatre, Associate Artistic Director with Ballet Cymru in Wales, and was Associate Artist at Tramway Theatre in Glasgow. Since 2008, Marc has been dedicating time to his own choreography with Marc Brew Company and his recent choreographic commissions include San Francisco Ballet School, Dancing Wheel Company, Scottish Ballet, Ballet Cymru (Wales), YDance (Scotland), AXIS Dance Company (USA), Candoco Dance Company (UK), Touch Compass (NZ), Amy Seiwert’s Imagery (USA) and Scottish Dance Theatre (Scotland). Marc was presented with a Centenary Medal for Outstanding Contribution as a dancer and choreographer. His work “Remember When” was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for Best Performance (individual) and his recent solo work “For Now, I am...” was a Guardian Top 10 Dance Shows for 2016. For more information visit: www.marcbrew.com SONSHERÉE GILES (Rehearsal Director) (she/her) is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and costume designer. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, she moved to the SF Bay Area to attend Mills College and received an MFA in performance/choreography. From 2005-2015, she was a Performing/Teaching Artist and Associate Director with AXIS Dance Company. In 2019, Sonsherée returned to AXIS as the Artistic Advisor and Rehearsal Director as well as a Teaching/ Performing Artist. She has taught contemporary dance in public school systems, institutions, dance festivals, and universities. Sonsherée received an Isadora Duncan Award for ensemble performance, and a Homer Avila Award for Excellence in the field of integrated dance. She has shared her choreography, taught dance, and performed for audiences throughout the world including the US, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Russia, Scotland, Canada, China, and Japan. To see current and past projects please visit sonsheree.com


ARTISTIC TEAM ERIK DEBONO (Guest Dancer) (he/him) is a San Francisco native and has trained at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, American Ballet Theatre (ABT), and a semester abroad at London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS). Upon earning his BFA at Adelphi University, he has performed works for Lar Lubovitch, Frank Augustyn, Earl Mosley, Manuel Vignoulle, Orion Duckstein, and Adelheid B. Strelick, while choreographing his own individual works, full length evening program, and composing music for commissioned choreographies. Over the years he has worked with AVA Ballet, The Anata Project, dawsondancesf, Oakland Ballet, Ayalis In Motion, Parsons Dance, and Yayoi Kambara. During his seasons with dawsondancesf, he was nominated for two Isadora Duncan Dance Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Ensemble Performance. JANPISTAR (Dancer) (they/them) was born and raised in Puerto Rico. In 2012, Janpi began their Bachelor Degree in Drama at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras and had the opportunity to work with Viveca Vazquez, Carola Garcia, and Petra Bravo. Janpi began to dance in 2013 with Juan Maria Seller at the School For the Performing Arts in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, later exploring writing, movement, acting and semiotics with Malayerba in Ecuador. Janpi has participated in workshops with London-based Candoco Dance Company, worked with the theater group “Jóvenes del 98” directed by Maritza Perez, and trained at The School for the Performing Arts directed by Waldo Gonzalez. Janpi has worked with choreographers including Robert Dekkers, Arthur Pita, Jennifer Archibald, and Petra Bravo. Janpi’s most recent solo work of choreography was commissioned for the inaugural Queering Dance Festival, FROLIC. LOUISA MANN (Dancer) (she/her) was born and raised in Brattleboro, VT. She began her dance training at the age of three at the Brattleboro School of Dance, under the direction of Kathleen Keller. She has a BFA in dance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Masters in Dance / Movement Therapy from The Pratt Institute. Louisa lived and danced in NYC for 10 years and started working with physically integrated dance companies in 2015. She has worked with Heidi Latsky Dance, Abilities Dance Boston and Marked Dance Project, as a teaching


ARTISTIC TEAM artist, dancer, choreographer, and administrator. She teaches creative movement and ballet virtually for children & adults of all abilities. Louisa is passionate about making dance accessible to all people. YUKO MONDEN JUMA (Dancer) (she/her) graduated from the Japan Women’s College of Physical Education in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2000, she performed with Yosakoi dance. She received many awards as a K-one Dream member and performed in various Japanese TV shows. She also choreographed to the song “F Marinos” for a performance starring over 500 people in the Yosakoi Festival. She began her career in NYC in 2011, performing with Nimbus Dance Works, LEVYdance, and more. In 2013 she moved to SF and has worked with The Anata Project, Copious Dance Theater, and CALI & CO dance and performed at TedxStanford and Bay Area Discovery Museum. She taught with Dance Master of CA and Sonoma State University. She is certified in both Simonson Method Technique and 200 hours Yoga Teacher. ANTOINE HUNTER (ASL Consultant) (he/him/Purple Fire Crow) is an award-winning Internationally-known AfricanAmerican, Indigenous, Deaf, Disabled, choreographer, dancer, actor, instructor, speaker, producer, and Deaf advocate. He creates opportunities for Disabled, Deaf, and hearing artists and produces Deaf-friendly events, and founded the Urban Jazz Dance Company and BayArea International Deaf Dance Festival. Antoine has received numerous grants and awards including the inaugural Jeanette Lomujo Bremond Award for Humanity, the Dance Teacher Award, Isadora Duncan (Izzie) for Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival, and SF King of Carnaval. Antoine’s work has been performed globally, most recently in Turkey, UK and Russia. Hunter is curator for 2021 Bay Area Deaf Arts at SOMArts, a 2021 YBCA 100 honoree and is on the production team of Signing Animation, actively working on inclusive films. www.realurbanjazzdance.com EAST BAY SANCTUARY COVENANT (Community Partner) provides legal and social services, community organizing, and transformative education to support low-income immigrants and people fleeing violence and persecution. EBSC envisions a world where immigrant and human rights are respected. Learn more at www.eastbaysanctuary.org


ARTISTIC TEAM EMMA KINGSBURY (Set & Costume Design) (she/her) trained at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, Australia. She has designed extensively for ballet, opera, television, theatre, and film. Most recently Emma costume designed the feature film Blacklight, due for release in late 2021. Emma also designed the dance film, Wooden Dimes, for the San Francisco Ballet digital season in 2021. Emma has designed for a number of American ballet companies including Atlanta Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Oregon Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Smuin Ballet, and Texas Ballet. Emma’s film credits include, Andy X: The Movie (2012), The Wolverine (2013), Truth (2015), Gods Of Egypt (2016), Childhood’s End (2016), Top of the Lake: China Girl (2017), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). Emma is currently based in Northern California. Learn more at www.emmakingsbury.com JESS CURTIS (Audio Description & Consultation) (he/him) is an award-winning choreographer and performer committed to an art-making practice informed by experimentation, innovation, critical discourse, and social relevance at the intersections of fine art and popular culture. Curtis has created and performed multidisciplinary dance theater throughout the U.S. and Europe with the seminal group Contraband, the radical performance collective CORE, and the experimental French Circus company Cahin-Caha, Cirque Batard. From 1991 to 1998, he co-directed the ground-breaking SF performance venue 848 Community Space with Keith Hennessy & Michael Whitson. In 2000, Curtis founded his own trans-continental performance company, Jess Curtis/Gravity, based in Berlin and SF. In 2011 he was presented the prestigious Alpert Award in the Arts for choreography and the Homer Avila Award for innovation in physically inclusive dance. He holds an MFA in Choreography and a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from the University of California at Davis. JACO STRYDOM (Visual Production Design) (he/him) is a filmmaker and visual designer based in Los Angeles, CA. He has created dance films, visual projection designs, and projection installations for Dance Brigade, SoulSkin Dance, and PERSpectives Dance. He was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award in 2019 for the installation of “Sin Palabras II: The Butterfly Effect,” choreographed by


ARTISTIC TEAM Krissy Keefer. His latest work with SoulSkin dance, the 30-minute dance film “Closer,” choreographed by Adrianna Thompson, premiered at the Aspen FallFest in September 2021. MILES LASSI (Composer) (he/him) is an interdisciplinary artist based out of Oakland, CA. As a musician, he has performed in over 150 cities throughout North America, Europe and Asia with many different ensembles ranging from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall to the national tour of Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage. Notable artists Miles has performed alongside include Béla Fleck, Tangerine Dream, John Rutter, Monophonics, Oh No, and The Alchemist. As a session musician, Miles has recorded for producers Sean C and LV (P. Diddy’s Hitmen) for artists including Talib Kweli, Miguel, Fabulous, Bun B, and Jadakiss. He has also worked with Grammy award winning producers Om’Mas Keith, Corte Ellis, Jack Vad, and Tony award winner Peter Schneider. In the dance field, Miles has collaborated with Anna Halprin, Urban Bush Women, Afro Urban Society, Kambara+, PUSH Dance Company, Sarah Bush Dance Project, and the Tampala Institute. Miles is dedicated to creating new sounds, visual media, and music and has done so at the New York Musical Festival, Lincoln Center, Apollo Theater, ODC Dance Commons, BAM - DanceAfrica, wcciJAM, the deYoung Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Big Sur’s Esalen Institute, and the New York Film Festival. As a producer/ engineer/ mixer, Miles works out of Skyline Studios in Oakland, clients include Berkeley Rep, Pig Pen Theatre Co, Ayesha Curry, Opera Parallèle, Mistah Fab, Andre Ward, calm.com, GoDaddy. Miles is a graduate of Mannes School of Music. ZAHNA SIMON (ASL Consultant) (she/her), deaf from birth, started her dance training with City Ballet School in San Francisco. She expanded her dance background when she was accepted to SF School of the Arts (SOTA) training with Elvia Marta in Modern, Jazz, African, Ballet, Hip Hop and Choreography, as well as participating in Alonzo King’s LINES Pre-Professional Summer Programs. Upon graduating from SOTA in 2003, Ms. Simon attended UCI, where graduated with a BS in Chemistry and a BFA in Dance Performance. She moved to San Diego to work full time at Vertex Pharmaceuticals


ARTISTIC TEAM and performed with the Mesa College Dance Company, CAC Repertory Dance Theatre, Bite Dance Company, Visionary Dance Theatre, and in Jean Isaac’s Trolley Dances 2013. Ms. Simon relocated to the Bay Area and is Acting Assistant Director for both Urban Jazz Dance Company (UJDC) and the Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival (BAIDDF) under Antoine Hunter, Founder and Director while working as a full time office manager at a small Fiduciary Office in SF. In addition to performing and conducting workshops for UJDC and BAIDDF, she has performed with Epiphany Productions for Alameda Island City Waterways. WALTER HOLDEN (Lighting Design & Production Manager) (he/him) graduated from California Institute of the Arts with a M.F.A. in Theatre (emphasis in lighting design) in 1994. His love of theater was born at Southeastern Oklahoma State University while earning his B.A. in theater. His passion for dance was discovered at CalArts. Since that time he has worked in all areas of lighting design. He has toured with Earth, Wind & Fire, Pantera, Kenny G, John Tesh and numerous other bands. Along the way he has managed to design theatre at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre for three summers and countless corporate events. These days, when not designing corporate events, he focuses on lighting dance and theatre locally and has been fortunate enough to work with local choreographers Christy Funsch, Randee Paufve, Megan Nicely, Nina Haft, Sonya Delwaide, Catherine Davalos, Dana Lawton, Kate Mitchell, and directors Mary Armentrout, James Dunn, and Allen Taylor. Currently, Walter runs his own company, Lumenography, and teaches Lighting for Dance at St. Mary’s College. Walter is blessed with the support of his wife, Alisa Rasera, and their amazing daughters, Iris and Viola.


PRO D U CT I O N T EA M Production Manager & Lighting Designer: Walter Holden Stage Manager: Sami Cowan Assistant Stage Manager: Jessica Adams Wardrobe Supervisor: Jan Berletti Master Electrician: Richard Fong Deck Hand: Janelle Slavik Film/Video: RAPT Productions Camera Operators: Lindsay Gauthier, Jacob Marks, Clare Schweitzer Editors: Jenny Stulberg, Lindsay Gauthier Photographer: David DeSilva

AXI S BOA R D O F D I R E CTOR S President, Christa Schnur Treasurer, Justin Welch Secretary, Symone Jackson Brenda Ortega Mark Travis Rivera

Photo by David DeSilva, with dancers Louisa Mann, DeMarco Sleeper, Sonsherée Giles, JanpiStar, and Yuko Monden Juma


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Roots Above Ground, originally co-presented by Z Space, was made was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional commissioning support was provided by The Joyce Theater's Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work.

Many thanks to our individual donors for their support: Maylis Arrabit, Ann Kathryn Baer, Lili Byers, Constance Chang, Donna Costa, Elyse Derbes, Ann DiFruscia, Dory Escobar, Mark Estes, Judy Flannery, Brenda Griggs, Bonnie Lewkowicz, Mac McGregor, Sue O’Neill, Tara Pilbrow, Enver Rahmanov, Jill Randall, Alisa & Wally Rasera-Holden, Robert Ray, Karen Schiller, The Pomeroy Center, Brenda Waters, Chingchi Yu, and Linda Yudin. We would like to extend a huge thank you to: Aaron Mattocks, Katy Myers, and the entire Joyce team for their commitment to AXIS’ work. Our Co-Presenters, Z Space, for all their support, including the creative residency week that gave us a full two weeks in the theater - thank you Shafer, Rose, Andrew, Jordan, and Colm. Walter Holden, who has gone above and beyond at managing our first production since theaters have reopened in 2021. Our stunning artistic collaborators and our entire production crew. David DeSilva for his ongoing commitment to photographing stunning images of AXIS. Additional thanks to: RAPT productions, Marc Vogl, Liam Passmore, Kara Whittington, Steve Disenhof, Doug Kaye, Marnie Walters, Gravity Access Services, and our community partners East Bay Sanctuary Covenant. Lastly, a big heartfelt thank you to the AXIS team - staff, dancers, production crew, Board of Directors, and our families and communities for ongoing support and commitment to AXIS.


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ABOUT THE JOYCE THEATER FOUNDATION The Joyce Theater Foundation ("The Joyce," Executive Director, Linda Shelton), a nonprofit organization, has proudly served the dance community for over three decades. Under the direction of founders Cora Cahan and Eliot Feld, Ballet Tech Foundation acquired and The Joyce renovated the Elgin Theater in Chelsea. Opening as The Joyce Theater in 1982, it was named in honor of Joyce Mertz, beloved daughter of LuEsther T. Mertz. It was LuEsther’s clear, undaunted vision and abundant generosity that made it imaginable and ultimately possible to build the theater. Ownership was secured by The Joyce in 2015. The theater is one of the only theaters built by dancers for dance and has provided an intimate and elegant home for over 400 U.S.-based and international companies. The Joyce has also expanded its reach beyond its Chelsea home through off-site presentations at venues ranging in scope from Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, to Brooklyn’s Invisible Dog Art Center, and to outdoor programming in spaces such as Hudson River Park. To further support the creation of new work, The Joyce maintains longstanding commissioning and residency programs. Local students and teachers (K–12th grade) benefit from its school program, and family and adult audiences get closer to dance with access to artists. The Joyce’s annual season of about 48 weeks of dance now includes over 340 performances for audiences in excess of 150,000 patrons. Visit Joyce.org for more information.

FUNDERS Many Thanks to The Joyce's Institutional Funders for Keeping Us Moving Forward An abundance of gratitude to Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Representative Jerrold Nadler, and Representative Nydia M. Velázquez for their visionary leadership that established the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which has helped make the reopening of The Joyce Theater and the reemergence of many dance companies possible.

Leadership support for The Joyce's year-round programs and services:

Major support for The Joyce's operations and special projects:

LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust Leadership support for The Joyce’s presentation of dance:

Season Sponsor:

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation

Major support for The Joyce’s Artist Residency Center:

Lead corporate support: Major support for The Joyce’s American Dance Platform and Harkness First debuts:


ABOUT THE JOYCE THEATER FOUNDATION VISION STATEMENT

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Joyce Theater Foundation is committed to fostering and supporting a diverse and inclusive environment, both on and off stage. We embrace and celebrate diversity in all its forms, and value the rich experiences and perspectives that arise from differences in race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and cognitive and physical ability.

The Joyce Theater operates on the Lenape island of Manhahtaan (Mannahatta) and acknowledges that it was founded upon the stolen land and erasure of many Indigenous communities. This acknowledgement demonstrates our institution’s commitment to the process of dismantling the legacies of colonialism and cultural imperialism.

We strive to counteract the social injustices and racism that exist within our communities, our nation, and our world. Our aim as an organization is to embody the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. To achieve this, we will:

We acknowledge the ongoing violence towards Indigenous people through systemic inequality. We pay our respect to the Indigenous peoples who lived and continue to live upon this land, and whose rich history, artistic practices, and spirituality are tied to this land. It is within our responsibility as a cultural institution and our commitment to diversity and inclusion to embody a commitment to Indigenous rights and cultural equity.

• Create and implement proactive diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice initiatives; • Establish and maintain a culture of safe sharing, intentional listening, learning, and growth; • Engage with and support disenfranchised communities by sharing information and resources and ensuring accessibility; • Develop metrics and conduct regular reviews of our programs and policies to hold ourselves accountable and shift as neededs.

We sincerely invite you as an audience member to take a moment to reflect on the history and legacy of displacement, migration, and settlement. It is our intention to work with local Native American arts councils to better inform our land acknowledgment practices and anticipate that it will evolve over time.

With these goals in place and our Vision Statement in mind, we are dedicated to the continued learning and growth needed to foster an inclusive environment for all. This is an ongoing process and by nature will be an evolving statement.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.............................LINDA SHELTON ADMINISTRATION General Manager.............................................Huong Hoang Associate General Manager.................................Katy Myers Human Resources Manager.........Sharonica Williams Office Manager..............................................Erika Langmeyer Director of Development................................................OPEN Director of Institutional Giving..........................Jean M. Ross Assistant Director of Individual Giving............Meg White Assistant Director, Special Events.................Vernon Scott Individual Giving Manager.....................................Jesse Chin Institutional Giving Manager..............Myriam Varjacques Special Events Associate....................................Katie Gorsky Development Coordinator..................................Ivan Huang Director of Programming..........................Aaron Mattocks Programming Manager.....................................Christine Tully Interim Artist Services Manager.....................Barb Domue Director of School & Family Programs................................... .........................................................................Heather McCartney School & Family Programs Assistant......................................... ....................................................................Marianne Rose Weber Director of Marketing..................................Andy Sheagren Associate Director, Context and Interpretation................. .............................................................................Laura Diffenderfer Associate Director of Marketing Strategy.....Anjali Amin Digital Marketing Manager........................Julia Thorncroft Marketing Manager..............................................Nadia Halim Director of Finance............................Margaret Hollenbeck Finance Associate.......................................Savá M. B. Martin Finance Clerk...................................Andrew Williams-Leazer Database Administrator.....................................Jim Seggelink Director of Information Tech....................Patricia A. Yost PRODUCTION Director of Production.............................................Jeff Segal Lighting Supervisor.................................................Kelly Atallah Technical Director.............................................Lou Albruzzese Head Audio.................................................................Sean Mullins Lighting Board Operator.....................................Kyle Hagen Head Carpenter................................................Web Crittenden Head Electrician....................................................................OPEN Stage Technicians................................Edward Hill, Kahlil Jahi Donald J. Rose, MD Director, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Health is the orthopedic and dance medicine consultant for The Joyce Theater Foundation. First Republic is the preferred private bank of The Joyce Theater Foundation.

JOYCE THEATER PRODUCTIONS Producer.....................................................................Ross LeClair Company Manager for Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE & Associate Producer for Joyce Theater Productions..........................Meghan Rose Murphy FRONT-OF-HOUSE House Manager.................................Samantha Fernandez Assistant House Managers........Joseph Burke, Xavier DelValle, Charis Lord-Haines, Kenneth Harlin, Chikako Iwahori, Di’Shai Oquendo, Utafumi Takemura, Nicholas Thomas BOX OFFICE Box Office Manager..............................................Lisa Gendell Supervisors.............................Maeve Brady, Vanessa Moton Box Office/JoyceCharge Staff..........................Kiersten Foster, Tatiana Gomez, Christine Hinchee, Yulidal Hernandez Kin, Roy Odom, Lydia Paulos, Agnes Scotti, Daniel Stompor, Jasmine Webb FACILITIES Facilities Manager....................................................Jimmy Ortiz Maintenance Staff.........................................Madelin Estrella, Yohanna Hernandez, Pablo Rodriguez, David Matos SPECIAL SERVICES FOR THE JOYCE THEATER Ross F. Moskowitz Esq..................................................................... .....................................................Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP Kimberly M. Maynard, Esq...................................................... ..............................................Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC J. Stephen Sheppard......................................................................... ....................Cowan DeBaets Abrahams and Sheppard LLP Harry H. Weintraub, Counsel....................................................... ...............................................................Glick and Weintraub PC Accounting...................................................................Lutz & Carr Digital Marketing Firm.........................Capacity Interactive Publicity.....................................................................Billy Zavelson Printer....................................Direct Printing Impressions Inc. Insurance.....................................................DeWitt Stern Group Architects.......................................................Hugh Hardy, FAIA General Contractor.....Yorke Construction Corporation Official Donut Sponsor...................................The Donut Pub Official Flower Sponsor.......The FlowerSchool New York Crunch Fitness is the Official Gym Sponsor of The Joyce Theater. The Joyce Theater is a member of APAP, Dance/NYC, and Dance/USA.


THE JOYCE THEATER FOUNDATION, INC. BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Virginia A. Millhiser, Chair Amit Wadhwaney, Vice Chair Stephanie R. Breslow, Treasurer Jane E. Goldberg, Secretary

Kerry Clayton, Chair Emeritus David D. Holbrook, Chair Emeritus Stephen D. Weinroth, Chair Emeritus

R. Richard Ablon Charles M. Adelman Rob Ashford Monica F. Azare John M. Basnage de Beauval Ajay Bhandaram Tracy Brown

Keane Ehsani Ronald Gumbaz Toni Hoover Robert Musiker Susan Gluck Pappajohn Steven M. Pesner Meryl Rosofsky

Saul Sanders Richard Shea Linda Shelton Susan Fawcett Sosin Lauren E. Shortt Monica B. Voldstad Madelyn Wils

In Memoriam: Theodore S. Bartwink (Trustee 1993-2014), R. Britton Fisher (Trustee 1990-2020), Richard Lukins (Trustee 1998-2011), Anh-Tuyet Nguyen (Trustee 2007-2020) Founders and Trustees Emeriti: Cora Cahan and Eliot Feld

ENDOWMENT CAMPAIGN The Joyce honors the following individuals, corporations, and foundations for their visionary support of our mission of advancing the vibrant and extraordinary art of dance. Funds contributed to the endowment campaign will allow The Joyce to continue its support of the dance community and to commission new work. $1 Million and above LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Charitable Trust $500,000 and above Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Richard B. Fisher and Family R. Britton Fisher and Family Rockefeller Brothers Fund $250,000 and above David & Andrea Holbrook Richard A. Lukins & Karen Fry Saul & Mary Sanders Susan Fawcett Sosin $100,000 and above Anonymous (1) Alphawood Foundation Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation The Estate of Dorothy Lefkof The William Randolph Hearst Foundations Lynne & Richard Pasculano Michèle & Steve Pesner The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation The Starr Foundation $50,000 and above R. Richard & Margery Ablon Apollo Management, L.P. Stephanie Breslow & Paul Watterson The Coca-Cola Foundation Ronald Gumbaz & Juliet A. Cozzi JPMorgan Chase Foundation

Jerome A. and Estelle R. Newman Assistance Fund, Inc. Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation $25,000 and above Jane E. Goldberg Cecilia & Jim Herbert Jane Kendall & David Dietz Elysabeth Kleinhans Arnie & Susan Scharf Richard Shea Jennifer & Jonathan Allan Soros Fiona J. Tilley & Gürhan Orhan Dave Waks & Sandy Teger Chris & Lonna Yegen Carol Yorke & Gerard Conn $5,000 and above Anonymous (3) Barbara & Robert Berkley Philanthropic Fund Barbara Berliner & Sol D. Rymer The Cory & Bob Donnalley Charitable Foundation Jim & Linda Ellis Mr. & Mrs. Ira Haupt, II The Lawton W. Fitt & James I. McLaren Foundation James H. Ottaway, Jr. Kathleen A. Scott Linda Shelton Ferne Goldberg Sperling & Allan Sperling

LEADERSHIP SUPPORT FOR A NEW VENUE FOR DANCE Support for planning costs associated with establishing a third venue for dance as part of the redeveloped World Trade Center site has been generously provided by a grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which is funded through Community Development Block Grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Leadership support has also been provided by: FORD FOUNDATION THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION ROBERT STERLING CLARK FOUNDATION THE SEPTEMBER 11TH FUND ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION


JOYCE THEATER FOUNDATION DONORS

The Joyce Theater appreciates the generosity of its supporters listed below as well as its many other supporters too numerous to include on these pages. List as of September 10, 2021. Platinum Benefactors Sarah Arison *Karen Roth ($500,000 and above) *Barbro Osher Pro Suecia *Nancy Sands *Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Foundation *Michael Sekus & Bianca Russo *Howard Gilman Foundation *John Basnage de Beauval *Allan Sperling & Ferne Goldberg *Marianna Vaidman Stone & *LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust Ajay Bhandaram Bloomberg Philanthropies Eric Stone Gold Benefactors *Torrence Boone & Ted Chapin Linda B. Strumpf ($100,000 and above) *Robert Brenner *David E. Vogel *Booth Ferris Foundation Con Edison Director’s Circle Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer Martin & Linda Fell ($2,500 and above) *Ford Foundation Nancy & Michael Feller Anonymous (2) The Harkness Foundation for Dance *Gregg & Jean Frankel R. Richard Ablon The Andrew W. Mellon Jane E. Goldberg Adrienne Albert Foundation Sylvia Golden James J. Andrews *Virginia & Timothy Millhiser Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Goodman *Joel & Rhela Aragona *NYC COVID-19 Response and *Charles and Joan Gross *Marty & Louise Bickman Impact Fund in The New York Family Foundation Judi Rappoport Blitzer Community Trust *Elzbieta Grove & David Blitzer New York City Department of David & Andrea Holbrook *Victoria V. Carey Cultural Affairs Toni Hoover *Larry & Ronnie Cohen New York State Council on the Arts In Honor of Karen Brooks Hopkins Donna B. Case *Robert Pollock *David S. Ivill & Cathleen Collins *Rockefeller Brothers Fund Vincent J. Weiner, Jr. Mary Sharp Cronson The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels The Kingsley Foundation Barbara Dau Foundation Elysabeth Kleinhans *Miriam & David Donoho *SHS Foundation *Christine Knuth *Andrew & The Shubert Foundation Alan & Gail Koss Claire-Marine Ferguson *Melanie Coronetz Silver Benefactors Joanna Fisher & Bruce G. Miller ($75,000 and above) Bart Friedman & Wendy Stein *Edward J. Petrou First Republic Bank *Britt-Louise Gilder National Endowment for the Arts Tatiana Piankova Foundation Geraldine Glassman Kathleen A. Scott The Harold K. Gross Family Benefactors Linda Shelton Charitable Trust ($50,000 and above) *Leslie Siegel *Susan Ross Green *Jody & John Arnhold | Jean & Gene Stark *Sharon B. Gurwitz Arnhold Foundation *Allyson Tang Ronald E. Hellman *National Dance Project of the Presenter’s Circle & Stephen B. Roberts New England Foundation for ($5,000 and above) *William Houlihan the Arts *Anonymous (1) *Office of Cultural Affairs, The Jerome Robbins Foundation The Aaron Copland Fund Consulate General of Israel Lauren E. Shortt for Music in New York Denise Littlefield Sobel *Sam & Annie Alfstad Thomas von Foerster *The Jennifer and Jonathan Allan *Rick & Nurit Amdur In Memory of John MacDonald Soros Foundation *Mary & Adam Amsterdam *Maria Mackey *Amit Wadhwaney Rob Ashford Joyce F. Menschel Chairman’s Circle *Monica Azare Ronay & Richard Menschel/ ($25,000 and above) Lani & Emanuel Azenberg Charina Foundation, Inc. Anonymous (2) *Andrew & Froma Benerofe David & Diana Milich Deborah & Charles Adelman The Barbara Bell Cumming *Jane & Michael Murphy *Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation Charitable Trust Mutual of America Foundation Stephanie R. Breslow *Chubb LTD Cherrie Nanninga & Paul Watterson Consulate General of Brazil in *Mr. & Ms. William Pollock The Gladys Krieble Delmas New York Warrie Price & James David Price Foundation *Ms. Pamela Crutchfield Québec Government Office *Susan Dickler & Sig van Raan Dancers Responding to AIDS in New York Melina Fisher DeWitt Stern Group, Inc. Betty P. & Michael H. Rauch *GKV Charitable Foundation *Jamshid & Mahshid Ehsani Mr. Stephen Kroll Reidy Ronald Gumbaz & Juliet Cozzi *Keane Ehsani *Case van Rij *Leanne Lachman Linda Ellis *Wes Schafer & Carlos Galtier Mertz Gilmore Foundation Christopher Evans & Josh Garner Susan & Arnie Scharf Henry and Lucy Moses Fund Jeanne Donovan Fisher Xiomara & Charles Scheidt Robert Musiker John & Margaret Falk *Fran Schulman *The O'Donnell-Green Music and General Delegation of the Barbara Madsen Smith Dance Foundation Government of Flanders to the *Mark Stevens & Mary Murphy Susan & Greg Pappajohn USA *Linda Stocknoff Michèle & Steve Pesner *Paul Feuerman & Bruce Grivetti Christopher Soule *Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation *Randall & Mary Hack Consulate General of Sweden in Meryl Rosofsky & Stuart H. Coleman *Elizabeth Anne Hartman New York Saul & Mary Sanders Judith M. Hoffman *Theresa Alessandra Russo Richard Shea *Val Holley & Joseph Plocek Foundation Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation *Illuminated Foundation Ms. Patricia E. Vance Susan Fawcett Sosin Christopher Jones & Alexandra Wheeler & Rocky Rukan Wendy & Alex Stanton Deborah McAlister *Shelley & Claude Winfield Monica B. Voldstad Office of City Council Speaker Irving & Elaine Wolbrom Stephen & Cathy Weinroth Corey Johnson *Ralph Womble & Ashley Edwards *Madelyn & Steven Wils *Elizabeth & Neil Kurtz *Billy F.B. Wong *Karen & Martin McDonald & Stephanie Gordon Impresario’s Circle *LeConte Moore ($10,000 and above) *In loving memory of Bill Perlmuth, Leaders *Anonymous (3) ($1,000 and above) Patricia Dugan Perlmuth Sylvia Ablon Anonymous (10) Rajika & Anupam Puri Alpern Family Foundation Robert Allyn Nina B. Quigley American Express Neme Alperstein


*Jeffrey Applegate Gerald M. Appelstein Bank of America Merrill Lynch Kara Medoff Barnett & Dov Barnett Alison Baum Pamela Baxter Sandra Berger *Joan & Ira Berkowitz Kim Bleimann & Paola Duran Nissan Boury Barbara & Gary Brandt *Edward Brill Madeline Brine *Matt Brodlie *Joanna Bueche *Ralph & Martine Calder Linda & Joseph Camardo *Ann Chao Melinda DeChiazza Cloobeck Larry & Ronnie Cohen Woody & Janice Collins *Jane Comer Consulate General of Canada in New York Council for Canadian American Relations *Caroline & Paul Cronson Cultural Services of the French Embassy *John & Nada Culver *Charles T. Davis *Jeffrey Davis & Jamie Alpert David H. De Weese & Anne Heller Ms. Beth Rudin DeWoody Joseph P. Doherty The Cory & Bob Donnalley Charitable Foundation The Donut Pub *Richard G. Dudley, Jr. Jack & Eleanor Dunn *The Eilers family Christopher Elmore *Suzanne B. Engel *Paul S. Engler *Mr. Richard Erstad & Dr. Gladys Fenichel David L. Fanger & Martin Wechsler *Erin Feely-Nahem & Isaac Nahem Judy & Richard Feldstein Melanie Finkelstein Judith & Alan Fishman *Scott Fitzgerald & Santiago Pintado López *Josette Flores *Maria Vittoria Foglia John & Janet Foord *Catherine Fortin *Brandon Fradd *Judith Z. Friedman *Mark & Veronique Friedman *Ania Fryszkowska *Barrie Gillies & William Drummy *Susan Egbert Gilroy *John Graney, MD Mason & Kim Granger Patric & Patricia Gregory Aya Hamilton Deborah Harada Alexandra L. Harper *Melanie C. Harris *Laurie & Jack Helfin *Edward Henry & Susan Monk *Ellen Hirsch *Lynn Hopkins Gary Horowitz & Tom Wyse *Shannon M. Houston *George C. Howell, III *Mary Iles James B. Jacobs & Jan Sweeney Dr. Bernard M. Jaffe *Jerome A. Yavitz Charitable Foundation *Richard A. Kahn & Thomas Lutazi Kenneth S. Kail & Ivy Hwang *Sandra Kawano Mr. Christian K. Keese

*Lauren Klein *Hans Koch Annie M. Kohlman *Kathy Krall *George & Liz Krupp Sondra Kurtin Robinson *Susan Lampard Judith Landon LDJ Productions *Reginald van Lee *Michael G. Lemle *Martin & Rosanne Leshner Robert & Dorina Link Local No. 1 I.A. T.S.E *Jayne Lipman & Robert Goodman *David Lovett & Meg Ruley Sharon Luckman & Paul Shapiro *Mr. Philip G. Lumpkin *Jonna Mackin Elizabeth A. Maher Grace R. and Alan D. Marcus Foundation Robert Marlin Lynn C. Mautner Marcia Kramer Mayer *Lyn McHugh Miller Khoshkish Foundation *Jonathan M. Nadler Barbara Nagel *Joyce O’Brien *Trisha Ostergaard David Parsons *David Pasterski *Connie Paxton *Peck Foundation, Milwaukee LTD Performing Arts Fund Netherlands Douglas & Teresa Peterson *Larry & Barbara Pitsch Judith Plows Michael Popkin & Lisa Bradley *Carole Postal Donna & James Pressman *Steven & Debbie Prince *Princess Grace Foundation David Alan & Susan Berkman Rahm *Barbara Richards Philip W. Riskin Charitable Foundation Ann Sahid Rosche Donald J. Rose & Victoria Lasdon Rose *Ellen Rosen *Harvey Rosen Diana & Michael Rothenberg *Marilyn & Alan Rothstein *Karen Royce Mr. Rouse *Gail Russell *Paula Ryan *Deborah Sales & Ted Striggles *Barbara & David Schimansky *Susan Schweitzer *Jesse & Carol Schwartz Robert A. Schulman Margaret E. Selby *Deborah Selch *Christina Selin *Rena Shagan *Irene Shen *Lisa & Randy Siegel Lynne Smalley Joseph Smith & Leslie Hendrix Marilyn Sobel Paul Solomon *Ellen Sorrin & David York Sherri Stephenson *Christina Strack *William Sussman & Jane Steele Ken Tabachnick & Yael Mandelstam *Gary Tannenbaum & Helen J. Mills *Anthony Thompson *Susan Ulick *Veena Upadhyay *Pamela van Zandt & Gina Gibney *George Vanderploeg Lucy Vasserman

*Brigitte Vosse *Mr. Wayne & Mrs. Barbara Miller Johanna Weber Michael & Carol Weiss *Bill Whelan Amy Williams *Peter & Deborah Winograd Vicente Wolf Elly Karp Wong Cooper Wright & Michael Marino Brann & Ellen Wry Carol Yorke & Gerard Conn *Eloise Zeller *Christian Zimmermann Investors ($500 and above) Anonymous (10) Kyle Abraham Helene Alexopoules Jan Albert *Jim & Kristen Albright LaRue Allen *Ellen Alpert Dr. Norman & Mrs. Norman Altman Maria Cristina Anzola Paul Asman & Jill Lenoble *Joan Brooks Baker & Margeaux Klein *Jennifer Bandier Betsy Barbanell Pamela Baxter *Dorothy Black Carol Bryce Buchanan *Tracey Breaux Jordyn A. Buchanan *Jennifer Kornreich Cahn & Andrew Cahn *Susan Campbell *Karen Carozza Jason Chuang *Matthew C. Cluney *Betsy Cornwall *William Cosper *Victoria Cowles Duke Dang & Charles E. Rosen Jonathan Davis Tony & Suzy Davis *Anne DeBevoise *Nancy Denison *Debora Domass Michael Eizenberg *Robert Elder & Jacqueline Fox Elder David & Ingrid Ellen Frances Beinecke & Paul Elston Audna England Dasha Epstein Peter & Nancy Felcher *Celeste Fenichel Caryl & Kenneth Field Ms. Katharine Flack Judith & Walter Flamenbaum Dan Flanigan *Robert Fraiman *Bobby & Vicki Freeman Herbert & Judy Freedman *Peter C. Friedman *Eileen & Cono Fusco *Karen Gershowitz *Elise Larrabure Girasole Dwight Glover *Virginia Gold *Elaine Goldman *Nita & Chuck Goodgal Dorothy Goodman Katherine Goodman Brian K. Gould *Lenore & Edward Grabowski Grant Family Charitable Fund *Bruce Greenwald Charles & Carol Grossman Family Fund *Jane Groveman *Gina Harman *Charles & Elaine Harris


Ira Haupt, II Sheila Heimbinder Janet Lynn Henner *Mr. Michael D. Herskovitz Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch Mr. Gregory Ho & Ms. Linda Sanchez Cheri Hoff Erica Hartman-Horvitz Ralph & Lynn Huber *Peter Hunt *Janice Hurt *Laura J. Illich Kenneth & Jill Iscol Betty Iu *J.P. Morgan Private Bank Walter Jaffe & Paul King *I. Michael Kadish H. David Kaplan *Jan S. Keithly Jennifer Aley Kenney *Robert & Elaine Klein Valarie Koch *Ellen Koshland Brian & Rosemary Kowalchuk *Audrey Lam Stephen B. Lane *Kenneth M. LeClair Phyllis & Cary Lemkowitz *Elaine & Howard Leventhal *Karen Lewis Elizabeth & Durwood Littlefield Robert R. Littman & Sully Bonnelly *Sophie Main *Jennifer & Gideon Malherbe *Julie Mandel Marcus Joseph M. Marger *Margaret Mastrianni William Mavrelis Wendy McCain *Douglas McCorkle *Lorraine J. Meeker *Kati Meister Tanya Melich & Noel Silverman *Victoria Morris Paula Moss *Ann Mulally *Deb Murnin *Barry Nalebuff Drs. Benjamin Natelson & Gudrun Lange Genevieve Nestor *Amanda Lee Neville Stuart Nordheimer & Barbara Miller *Peter J. Occolowitz *Katherine Ogg *Aaron Singer & Bart Oosterveld *Rachel Ostry, MD John Owen *Bob Ouimette The L.E. Phillips Family Foundation, Inc. The Marshall Franklin Foundation Brian Polovoy *James & Deborah Purdon Deborah A. Quirk *Stephanie M. Goldson & Stephen Rappaport *Charles Ragland Donna & Martin Rich The Andréa Rizzo Foundation Mary Jo Robertilleo Donald W. Roeske, Jr. Deborah Ronnen Jean M. Ross Elsa & Marvin Ross-Greifinger *Anya Peterson Royce Alessandro & Fe Saracino-Fendi Jennifer Goodale & Mark Russell *Dr. Carol Ann Satler In Memory of Tracy Scherman *Lynn N. Schusterman *Robert Score *Elizabeth Shapiro George Sheanshang *Lindy Shuttleworth &

Arthur Reichstetter Edward Siegel *Rabbi Charles Simon Andrew & Jennifer Smith Leon Sokol *Michael Solomon *Joan & Laurence Sorkin *Jessica E. Stack William L. Stern *Jim Stiles & Randy Bird Abbie M. Strassler *Robin Stout *Pamela Tatge *TPU Local One IATSE *Frank Troutman *Ellie Tweedy Thomas Van Winkle *Ernie Vickroy *Don & Merna Villarejo Thomas Allen Walker Charles Walker *Louise Washer & Mary Clay Fields *Gregory Ward *Chris Watson *Kate Weil *Sara Weinheimer Stephen D. Weinstein *George S. Werner & Li Werner Tom Whelan Sponsors ($300 and above) Anonymous (4) *Patricia Adell *Jane & Stephen Alpert *John Angiolillo, MD Sherry & Sanford Axelband Vivian Awner Clay Barr *Elena Baum *Joan & Ira Berkowitz *Kate Bicknell Roz Black & Bob Eimicke Stan & Abby Bloch Lindsley Borsodi Paul Brohan *Leslie Buckland *Jim Bumgardner & Lou Tharp *Deborah Burand *Michael & Jennifer Campagna *Kelli Carrol Neil & Kathleen Chrisman *Eileen & Michael Cohen Galois Cohen *Richard & Mary Ann Cohen *Laurie Colahan Robert Conkey *Dr. Arturo & Ms. Caren Constantiner *Dr. & Mrs. Frederiick Corio *John Coulter Mr. John A. Crawford III Judy Cunningham Dr. Irene Rosner David & Dr. Raphael David *Diana Davies Jacqueline Z. Davis Mr. Anthony DePersia Dr. Susan Dicker *Julie Ana Dobo Rodney Durso Ms. Hope Eliasof *Jo Ann Engelhardt *Martha Evenson & Daniel Hoffman Trudy Festinger *Jennifer Fitzpatrick Charles A. Forma *Ella M. Foshay & Michael B. Rothfeld *Roy Fowler Dr. Sarah Fox & Mr. Steven Lofchie Stephanie French *Barbara Futter Mr. Maura Gaenzle

*Barbara Gallay *Loren Gesinsky & Judy Rudin *Richard Gilden Ronald Gilliam *James A. Glazier *John D. Goldman *Jennifer Goodale & Mark Russell Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Grant Susan E. Green Lawrence W. Greene *Sandra Gubin Laurie Hart *Eric Hemel & Barbara Morgen *Harvey Hershkowitz & Peter Hollenran Mrs. Ruth W. Heuman *Peter Holleran Daphne Hurford & Sanford Padwe Susan Israel Rosalyn Jacobs Ronald Jacquart Willie Johnson *Robert & Marcy Katz *Drew Reid Kerr *Barbara Knox *Susan & Peter Kopple *Angela de Lara Cynthia Crain Lee * Michael G. Lemle *Lawrence Levine Marcia Levine *Sukey Lilienthal *Leslie Lin *David Long *Peter Maiwald *Judy Mauer *John & Linda Maxwell *Colleen McCourtney *Rodney McDaniel *R. McNish *Holly & William Mensching *Vincent Mirrione Richard & Gloria Moylan Aaron & Marcia Naveh *Stephen A. Newman Madeleine Nichols *Anne & Harvey Nisselson *Jeffrey Nunn *Phillip J. Pena *Posner-Wallace Foundation *The Pulse Performing Arts Studio Jonathan Raskin Dr. & Mrs. Robert Refowitz Lan Rice *Judith & Gary Richter *Barbara D. Riehl *Eileen Robert *Susan M. Rosenberg *Barbara S. Rosenthal *Lainie & John Ross *Alan Russell *William H. Sadie *Prince A & Petar Sanders *Laura E. Schneider Mary & John Seward Rita Shawn *Kenneth Shelley *Jennifer Shotwell *Anthony & Rosa Smith *Robin Smith & Bill Plante *Dr. Irene Rosner & Dr. Raphael David *Dixie M. Sheridan Martha Sherman *Margaret Stern *Jos Stumpe *Helen Sullivan Dr. Pavur R. Sundaresan *Mr. Lars Rosager & Mr. Donald Troise *Ms. Donna Tatro *Pat Tafuro *Jennifer Tipton *Margot Tohn


William M. Tomai & John Eric Sebesta *Deirdre Towers Charles & Susan Tribbitt *Patricia Truscelli *Scott Votey *Dick & Carolyn Wallach Stephanie Zhang *Denotes Joyce Rising Stars, The Joyce’s new and increased donors.

The Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New Dance and Ballet Festival Commissions The Joyce Theater Foundation thanks the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation for its invaluable partnership in commissioning new works from both established and emerging ballet companies, and enabling these companies to perform on the Joyce stage. The Joyce gratefully recognizes the donors listed below for their generous matching support that has made this effort possible.

Rudolf Nureyev Dance Foundation R. Richard Ablon Deborah & Charles Adelman Gerald M. Appelstein Rob Ashford Stephen M. Baldini Theodore S. Bartwink The Harkness Foundation for Mick Beekhuizen Evan Behrens & Dara Stern Ajay Bhandaram Torrence Boone Stephanie R. Breslow & Paul Watterson Madeline Brine Richard & Martha Byrne Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer Rodney S. Cohen Alan & Chi Colberg Arlene Cooper Pamela Crutchfield Trisha & Patrick Duval amshid & Mahshid Ehsani Augie K. Fabela II Britton & Melina Fisher Kim Friedman J. Eric Gambrell Jane E. Goldberg Ronald Gumbaz & Juliet Cozzi David Haines John & Judith Hannan Rex S. Heinke Cecilia & Jim Herbert David & Andrea Holbrook Toni Hoover Kim Koopersmith Allen Kovac/ Tenth Street Entertainment Ronald & Stephanie Kramer Ronald S. Lauder Jim Leary

Alec & Sarah Machiels Joyce F. Menschel David & Diana Milich Virginia & Timothy Millhiser Karyl Nairn Abby McCormick O'Neil & Carroll Joynes Anh-Tuyet Nguyen & Robert Pollock Susan & Gregory Pappajohn Michèle & Steven Pesner Tatiana Piankova Foundation Betty P. & Michael H. Rauch Gregg Rechler/ Lisa & Gregg Rechler Charitable Trust The Jerome Robbins Foundation Ann Sahid Rosche Meryl Rosofsky & Stuart H. Coleman Rowan Family Foundation Inc. Saul & Mary Sanders Fran Schulman Kathleen A. Scott Frederic & Robin Seegal Richard Shea Howard L. Shecter Linda Shelton Irene Shen Henry R. Silverman Susan Fawcett Sosin Allan Sperling & Ferne Goldberg Wendy & Alex Stanton Justin A. Stevens Raymond & Margaret Vandenberg Monica B. Voldstad Amit Wadhwaney Daniel Walsh Stephen & Cathy Weinroth Steven M. Zagar Richard Kielar & Christian Zimmermann The Young Leaders Circle Kyle Abraham^ Annie Alfstad Patricia Arellano *Chellis Baird Erin Barnes *Alison Baum Rachel & Dyllan Beck *Lisa Bonifacic Isabella Boylston^ Camille A. Brown^ *Victor M. Castillo Alejandro Cerrudo^ Phil Chan Dr. Jason Chuang Brandon T. Cournay Mary Craig *Dayana De La Torre *Debora Domass

Michelle Dorrance^ *Giancarlo Facchi Robert Fairchild^ Davalois Fearon^ Andrew D. Ferguson Erica Forrence *Jordan Freisleben Amita Goyal *Cari Griggs *Ting Guo *Jessica Halper *Mingtong Han Alexandra Harper, Co-Chair *Ariana Hellerman *Lauren Hlubny Kile Hotchkiss^ Alixandra Hornyan, Co-Chair *Audrey Hourse Laura Hsu Kristen Irby *Amanda Krische Sireesha Kalapala *Jean-François Kowalski Audrey Lam Stephanie Lichtinger Lydia Lin *Mitch Lowenthal Michelle K. Marck *Jose Martinez Katherine Maxwell^ Sara Mearns^ Justin Peck^ Tiler Peck^ Ruby Rosetta Pittman *Dora Pulido *Brecht Putman Vanessa Rojas *Amir Rouzrokh Setpheap San^ Claire-Marine Sarner Bette Ann Schlossberg, Co-Chair Anthony Seaboyer *Caroline Shadle Victoria Shadle Daniil Simkin^ *Elisa Smilovitz *Samara Stern Evan Strain *Mark & Oni Strawn *Sara Strope *Laura Vang Lucy Vasserman *Alexander Wang *Miss Inga Wells James Whiteside^ Emma Winder *Lila Ziegler ^Artist Committee members To join The Joyce’s Young Leaders Circle, please contact the Development office at 347-856-5828.

JOYCE PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH PUBLIC FUNDS FROM:

Joyce programs are made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council with special thanks to Speaker Corey Johnson.

FACILITIES & SERVICES Box Office (212-242-0800): Open Monday thru Sunday, 12pm - 6pm. On days when there is a performance, the box office is open through curtain time; advance sales stop ½ hour prior to curtain time (including matinees). Closed on major holidays. For Hearing Impaired call (TDD) 212-245-2904. To report Lost & Found items, please see an usher or call 212-691-9740. For Special Event Rental information, contact Katy Myers at kmyers@joyce.org. EMERGENCY RESUSCITATION EQUIPMENT Resuscitation masks and latex gloves are located in the closet next to the drinking fountain in the Upper Lobby. AED is located downstairs in the reception area. LEARN CPR. For more information, contact the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association.

FIRE NOTICE: The exit indicated by a red light and sign nearest to the seat you occupy is the shortest route to the street. In the event of fire or other emergency, please walk —do not run— to that exit. WARNING: The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs, either with or without flash, is strictly prohibited within the auditorium. Violators will be punished with confiscation of recording device or ejection from the theater, and may be held liable for money damages.