Since its founding in 1991, Gibney Dance Company has developed a repertory of over thirty works that have been performed throughout the US and abroad. Gibney is known for using dynamic, weighted movement and partnering to craft interpersonal dynamics between the dancers, reflecting the dancers’ experience as community activists.

The Company also presents an annual outdoor series, dance-mobile, and has recently initiated a repertory program, GRIT.

Gibney Repertory Initiative for Tomorrow

Gibney Repertory Initiative for Tomorrow (GRIT) “makes space for the future of dance” by commissioning new works and reimagining signature works by contemporary dance artists for Gibney Dance Company.

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dance-mobile

dance-mobile is an annual series of free outdoor performances, classes, and talks in parks throughout the city.

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    Repertory

  • Dividing Line
    2013

    Dividing Line is an investigation of points of no return, set within physically charged but concurrently contained spatial boundaries. This evening length work features a score composed by long-time collaborator Ryan Lott/Son Lux performed live by a string quartet.

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  • Concrete Mécanique
    2010

    concrete mécanique examines the politics of the body separate from its social context and explores movement as a vehicle for communication and physical interaction.

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  • View Partially Obstructed
    2009

    View Partially Obstructed delves into the subjective nature of perception and our struggle to create a full view of ourselves, others, and the world, despite having incomplete or distorted information.

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  • The Distance Between Us
    2007

    The Distance Between Us explores how we come to understand — or at least come to terms with — others and ourselves.

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  • Unbounded
    2005

    Called “quietly startling” by The New York Times, unbounded examines the human will to connect to, struggle with, and even cling to the familiar, while at the same time seeking answers in the unknowable.

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  • Thrown
    2004

    Thrown is a dance about disruption and unpredictability. It examines our yearning for stability: If we are constantly “thrown,” how do we find our equilibrium?

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  • Time Remaining
    2002

    Inspired by an image of ancient temple ruins overtaken by entangled vines, Time Remaining is a meditation on and celebration of time. The work contrasts past and present, urgency and calm to explore the power of time to both erode and renew.

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