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The Joyce Master Class: Jonah Bokaer Choreography

The Joyce Master Class: Jonah Bokaer Choreography

Jonah Bokaer Choreography

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
FEE: $20

Experience the unique opportunity to learn material from the most recent repertory works of Jonah Bokaer Choreography. Beginning with a warm-up focused on energetically charging the body, dancers will prepare for movement experimentation incorporating ideas from dance, theater, architecture and media. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring repertory phrases and concepts, with the opportunity to gain insight to the generative process of the choreography.

Sara Procopio is a Brooklyn-based dance artist, educator and arts manager who has performed in the work of Jonah Bokaer since 2012. As a founding company member and Artistic Associate of Shen Wei Dance Arts from 2001-2012, her work with Shen Wei included originating roles in 10 works while also fulfilling company management responsibilities and teaching at renowned venues and festivals throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States. Throughout her career, she has worked with students at high schools, colleges and universities across the country. Currently, Procopio teaches and serves as an Assistant Director in the School of Dance at The University of the Arts.

See Jonah Bokaer Choreography at The Joyce Theater – Oct 27–28, 2018

The Joyce Master Class Series is supported by a grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Special support has been provided by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc. Community Connections is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council with special thanks to Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

Photo ofJonah Bokaer by Maciek Kobielski


The accessible entrance for this location is located at 280 Broadway. Please note that this is a shared entrance with the New York City Department of Buildings. To access the elevator, attendees may be asked to provide a valid photo ID and go through building security, including a metal detector.

Requests for reasonable accommodation or for access to the 280 Broadway entrance after 5:00 pm or on the weekend should be made three days in advance by contacting Elyse Desmond at 646.837.6809 (Voice only), or by e-mailing

280 Broadway
Gibney Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
Enter at 53A Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007
646 837 6809

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Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10003
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