A Feast of Cunningham - 92Y, New York

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Harkness Dance Festival

A Feast Of Cunningham

New York Theatre Ballet, New World School of the Arts, Melissa Toogood, and Calvin Royal III
New York Theatre Ballet

Celebrating its 25th season, the 92Y Harkness Dance Festival honors the Centenary of Merce Cunningham.

The festival’s opening weekend features dances by the master, himself:

  • New York Theatre Ballet performs Cunningham’s Septet and Cross Currents
  • Melissa Toogood performs Cunningham solos from Doubles, Landrover, Loose Time
  • Melissa Toogood and Calvin Royal III perform duets from Scenario and Trails
  • MinEvent performed by New World School of the Arts, staged by Melissa Toogood

Join us for the rest of the festival celebrating the Centenary of Merce Cunningham, March 1-30, 2019. The next four weekends feature world premieres by Douglas Dunn + Dancers, Dylan Crossman Dans(c)e, Jonah Bokaer Choreography and Ellen Cornfied of Cornfield Dance, each representing four generations of Cunningham dancers who have established their own companies.

Program is subject to change.

Melissa Toogood

Melissa Toogood is a Bessie Award winning performer. She began performing with Pam Tanowitz Dance in 2006, …

Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham (1919–2009) was a leader of the American avant-garde throughout his seventy-year career and is considered one of the most important choreographers of our time …

New World School of the Arts

New World School of the Arts is a Florida center of excellence in the visual and performing arts which provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development …

New World Dance Ensemble

New World Dance Ensemble, a select group of dancers from Miami’s New World School of the Arts College dance division …

New York Theatre Ballet

With its ever-expanding repertory, New York Theatre Ballet’s programming brings fresh insight to classic revivals paired with the modern sensibilities of both established and up-and-coming choreographers …

Calvin Royal III

Calvin Royal III began his formal dance training at the Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, Florida …

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