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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Jon Lehrer Dance Company Fall NYC Performance

JLDC Photo by Russell Haydn

Jon Lehrer Dance Company (JLDC) will have it’s inaugural NYC performance at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance on Saturday, October 19, 2019. After 11 years based in Buffalo, NY, the internationally touring, critically acclaimed professional dance company relocated to NYC in 2019 and is extremely excited to present their first NYC performance!

The October 19 program will feature Two World Premieres:

Solstice - a joyous, full company work inspired by the first day of summer. Solstice was commissioned by and created at Artpark in Lewiston, NY.

Touch - a tender, female duet about the sense of touch and all of it’s sensations. Features an original music composition by Zeno Pittarelli.

Plus JLDC audience favorites - Rhapsody (2017), Troika (2016), Bridge and Tunnel (2002), Loose Canon (2004),        A Ritual Dynamic (2007)

Jon Lehrer started his highly anticipated company in 2007 and has received critical acclaim nationally and internationally. Under his artistic direction, the company showcases Jon's unique choreography and embodies his definitive style. His extensive background in both the modern and jazz dance idioms fosters choreography that is organic, artistic, accessible and often humorous, reflecting life experience and the human condition. 

Jon Lehrer Dance Company’s expressive style is based on three main elements of movement - Circularity, 3-Dimensionality, and Momentum - which combine to create a form that is best described as “Organically Athletic”. With creativity, athleticism, and the ability to make new and innovative modern and jazz dance accessible to all audiences, the company has made quite a name for themselves in the dance world. Striking the elusive balance between art and entertainment, Jon Lehrer Dance Company showcases unique choreography and a fun, distinctive style which fuses modern and jazz dance, creating a true spectacle onstage which can be enjoyed by dance experts and novices alike.

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