The reimagined Gibney Company expands the definition of what a contemporary repertory company can be. The new collective of 12 powerhouse performers takes the stage with three moving, technically stunning world premieres. Tony award-winning choreographer Sonya Tayeh (Moulin Rouge) shares a powerful & timely new work celebrating change, truth, and resilience, featuring a commissioned score & live music by The Bengsons. Norwegian choreographer Alan Lucien Øyen, renowned in Europe for his theatrical & visceral style, makes his New York City debut with a work featuring collaborations with Martin Flack (Lighting & Set Design) & Victoria Bek (Costumes). Recently named Gibney Company’s inaugural Choreographic Associate, Rena Butler is a celebrated performer & in-demand choreographer. This program marks her first theatrical work for the Company.
The Dance Series returns to the Civic Center stage with three unique, groundbreaking companies, bringing the best of what the dance world has to offer. Each pushes the boundaries of flawless physicality & compelling stories, from breakthrough interpretations of swing to a legendary choreographer’s debut in Des Moines, bringing new, bold movements.
Experience for yourself why this “artistic adventure” has become a favorite night out!