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Fall For Dance New York City Center

15th Fall for Dance Festival

Oct 5 & 6: Dance Theatre of Harlem-8pm



– The New York Times

Join us for a season of milestones! City Center’s 75th year brings the 15th anniversary of Fall for Dance, with six world premiere commissions by an extraordinary breadth of creators. They range from the renowned Annabelle Lopez Ochoa for Dance Theatre of Harlem and New York City Ballet’s Justin Peck, to rising talent Gemma Bond; the award-winning Jennifer Weberfor superstars Tiler Peck and Lil Buck; plus new works by tap dance wiz Caleb Teicher and contemporary choreographer Sonya Tayeh. The beloved Sara Mearns interprets Isadora Duncan, and ballet legends Herman Cornejo and Alina Cojocaru unite to enchant. The National Ballet of China and NDT2 bring US premieres, Paul Taylor Dance Company and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform favorites, and more. Fall for Dance is famous for its affordable tickets, as well as its geographic and stylistic diversity. The five programs—many with live music—will challenge, delight, and acquaint viewers with astonishing artistry. Fall in love with dance all over again!

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Free Dance Lessons

Come early for free dance lessons in City Center’s beautiful Grand Tier lobby from 6:45-7:30pm before select performances. The classes are free for that evening’s ticket holders. 

Oct 2: Caleb Teicher & Company
Oct 3 & Oct 4: Paul Taylor Dance Company
Oct 5 & 6: Dance Theatre of Harlem 
Oct 10: Junior Cervila & Guadalupe Garcia  
Oct 12: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 
Oct 13: Ballet Hispánico

Fall for Dance Program 3

Tayeh Dance with Heather Christian  Reclamation Map,New York City Center Commission (World Premiere)  Sonya Tayeh 
Dance Theatre of Harlem  Balamouk, New York City Center Commission (World Premiere)  Annabelle Lopez Ochoa 
Nederlands Dans Theater 2  Midnight Raga (US Premiere)  Marco Goecke 
National Ballet of China  The Crane Calling(US Premiere)  Ma Cong & Zhang Zhenxin

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