The Joyce Theater Foundation is thrilled to announce the extraordinary line-up for its 2019 Ballet Festival, curated by Kevin O’Hare, director of The Royal Ballet, and other artists associated with the esteemed company. The celebration of classical dance will feature four distinct programs over two weeks starring such world-renowned ballet artists as Lauren Cuthbertson, Robert Fairchild, Joseph Gordon, David Hallberg, Sarah Lamb, Edward Watson, Maria Kowroski and more.
The full list of programming for The Joyce’s Ballet Festival is as follows:
Program A – August 6-9
Curated by Kevin O’Hare
Artists of The Royal Ballet Lauren Cuthbertson, Nicol Edmonds, Sarah Lamb, Romany Pajdak, Calvin Richardson, Marcelino Sambé, Joseph Sissens, Beatriz Stix-Brunell and Edward Watson.
Works by Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan, Wayne McGregor, Christopher Wheeldon, Liam Scarlett, Calvin Richardson, and Charlotte Edmonds.
Program B – August 10-11
Curated by Lauren Cuthbertson
Artists of The Royal Ballet Lauren Cuthbertson, Nicol Edmonds, and Marcelino Sambé.
Artists of the National Ballet of Canada Skylar Campbell, Hannah Fischer, Spencer Hack, and Xiao Nan Yu.
Artists of the American Ballet Theatre Aran Bell and Devon Teuscher.
Two Sides by Juliano Nunes
New Work by Stina Quagebeur
New Work by Gemma Bond
Darl by Jonathan Watkins
Dialogue Dances by Robert Binet
Program C – August 13-15
Curated by Jean-Marc Puissant
Artists of The Royal Ballet Sarah Lamb, Romany Pajdak, Calvin Richardson, Marcelino Sambé, Joseph Sissens, and Beatriz Stix-Brunell.
Artists of American Ballet Theatre Zimmi Coker, Thomas Forster, Anabel Katsnelson, Betsy McBride, Courtney Shealy, Cassandra Trenary, and Stephanie Williams.
Joseph Gordon (New York City Ballet)
David Hallberg (American Ballet Theatre)
Erez Milatin (New York Theatre Ballet)
Then and Again by Gemma Bond
Song of a Wayfarer by Maurice Bejart
Elite Syncopations divertissement by Kenneth MacMillan
Program D – August 16-18
Curated by Edward Watson
Artists of The Royal Ballet Edward Watson and Sarah Lamb;
Robert Fairchild (formerly of New York City Ballet)
Maria Kowroski (New York City Ballet)
3 with D by Javier de Frutos
New Work by Mauro Bigonzetti
New Work by Laila Diallo
Cristaux by Arthur Pita
The programs and casting are subject to change.