Dance: 2019 Cuba Festival at The Joyce


The Joyce Theater will showcase Cuban dance companies with its “Cuba Festival.” The event takes place from January 9 through 20. Featuring three distinct companies over the course of 10 days, this year’s festival celebrates the return of two audience favorites—Malpaso Dance Company and Compañía Irene Rodríguez—and the U.S. debut of “Los hijos del director.” The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street, New York. [Many thanks to Cuban Art News for sharing this information.]

Description: The 2019 Cuba Festival welcomes three companies from the capital city of Havana, a city widely recognized as one of the dance capitals of the world. Malpaso Dance Company kicks off the festivities January 9-13, returning to The Joyce with Ohad Naharin’s Tabula Rasa and selections from their ever-growing repertory such as Fielding Sixes with choreography by Merce Cunningham.

Contemporary dance company LOS HIJOS DEL DIRECTOR, led by choreographer and founder George Céspedes, makes its U.S. debut at The Joyce January 15-16. The festival will conclude with the show-stopping flamenco of Compañía Irene Rodríguez, returning to The Joyce from January 18-20.

Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$50, can be purchased at, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800.

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For a complete schedule for The Joyce Theater‘s 2019 Cuba Festival, see


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