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October, 3-4, 2019

Fall for Dance Festival - Program 2

2019 Fall for Dance Festival

For sixteen seasons, the Festival has welcomed existing and new dance lovers to experience an international array of dance artists. The 2019 line-up includes artists from Argentina, Canada, France, Russia, Sweden, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In keeping with City Center’s founding mission to make the arts accessible to everyone, all tickets are $15.   

Program 2

Mark Morris Dance Group  
Eleven from Mozart Dances Choreography by Mark Morris 

Eleven, often performed as a standalone piece, is part of the evening-length Mozart Dances set to Piano Concerto No. 11 in F Major; it premiered in 2006. 

Dyptik (France)  
Dans l’Engrenage Choreography by Mehdi Meghari and Souhail Marchiche (US Premiere)  

Dans l’Engrenage addresses society’s frantic race to feed our infinite appetite for success and the price we pay once the ultimate goal is achieved. Drawing inspiration from the traditional dances and rhythms of the Arab world, Meghari and Marchiche create an all-consuming trance—ever mounting in intensity. 

The Washington Ballet  
Shadow Lands Choreography by Dana Genshaft (NY Premiere) 

Shadow Lands,a??by former San Francisco Ballet soloista??Dana Genshaft,a??is set to music bya??Mason Batesa??who serves as the first composer-in-residence at The Kennedy Center. The acclaimed work is described by The Washington Post as “a vision of ballet form that’s futuristic and fresh,” and first premiered in Washington, DC in April 2019. 

Malevo (Argentina)  
Salvaje Choreography by Matias Jaime (US Premiere) 

Malevo is a dance company created in 2015 by director, choreographer, and dancer Matías Jaime, specializing in Malambo—a traditional Argentine folk dance of great virility and dexterity—that seeks to take it beyond its limits, with a modern, avant-garde, and transgressive approach, merging it with other dance styles like flamenco and urban percussion.

The 2019 Fall for Dance Festival runs October 1 – 13 at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). All tickets are $15 and go on sale Sunday, September 8, at 11am. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 212.581.1212, or in person at the box office. 

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