September 11 Commemorative Dance Performance


Free admission (all visitors, all hours)

The Joyce Theater Foundation presents two free performances on September 10 and 11 at 5 pm in the Nelson A. Rockefeller Park. This commemoratation of the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, features performances by the Limón Dance Company with Voices of Ascension; the Paul Taylor Dance Company with Orchestra of St. Luke’s; A Song for You by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Matthew Rushing; a world premiere by Jessica Lang Dance created especially for this occasion (and featuring former Ailey dancers Clifton Brown and Jamar Roberts on alternating nights); Purcell’s Chaconne in G minor for strings performed by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s under the direction of conductor David LaMarche; musicians Yacouba Cissoko (kora) and Sam Dickey (ngoni lute); and more to be announced.

Performances take place at Rockefeller Park, located at the north end of Battery Park City, at the corners of River Terrace and Warren Streets.

Rockefeller Park

29 River Terrace

(Between Chambers and Barclay Streets)

New York, NY 10004


Subway: 1, 2, or 3 to Chambers Street
Bus: M20 or M22 to North End Ave-Warren Street