Gibney Dance is a community of ideas: an artistic hub where diversity of experience is embraced and risk-taking is celebrated.

Join us as our Making Space Fall 2015 artists bravely explore and confront issues of identity politics, dance history, colonialism, visual culture, and more.

Johanna S. Meyer

Wednesday, September 9 – Saturday, September 12 at 7:30 pm
Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12 at 9:00 pm

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko | anonymous bodies
Wednesday, September 23 – Saturday, September 26 at 7:30 pm
Patricia Hoffbauer
Dances for Intimate Spaces and Friendly People
Wednesday, September 30 – Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 pm
Jesse Zaritt and Jumatatu Poe
More Mutable Than You
Wednesday, October 7 – Saturday, October 10 at 7:30 pm
Jon Kinzel
Wednesday, October 21 – Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, October 28 – Saturday, October 31 at 7:30 pm
DoublePlus: Niall Jones + Nico Brown
A Split-Bill Evening Curated by Tere O’Connor
Wednesday, November 4 – Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 pm
DoublePlus: Dynasty Handbag +
nibia pastrana santiago
A Split-Bill Evening Curated by Jennifer Monson
Wednesday, November 11 – Saturday, November 14 at 7:30 pm
DoublePlus: Nami Yamamoto +
Manami Fukuoka
A Split-Bill Evening Curated by Yasuko Yokoshi
Wednesday, November 18 – Saturday, November 21 at 7:30 pm
DoublePlus: Marguerite Hemmings + Katrina Reid
A Split-Bill Evening Curated by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Wednesday, December 2 – Saturday, December 5 at 7:30 pm
luciana achugar
An Epilogue for OTRO TEATRO: True Love
Co-Presented by Gibney Dance and The Chocolate Factory Theater
Thursday, December 10 – Saturday, December 12 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, December 17 – Saturday, December 19 at 7:30 pm

Photo Credits: Johanna S. Meyer photo by Natalie Fiol; Jaamil Olawale Kosoko photo by Kelli Ryan; Patricia Hoffbauer photo by Ian Douglas; Jesse Zaritt and Jumatatu Poe photo by Jesse Zaritt; Jon Kinzel photo by Samantha Siegel; Niall Jones photo by Niall Jones; Nico Brown photo by Ian Douglas; Dynasty Handbag photo by Allison Michael Orenstein; nibia pastrana santiago photo by Eduardo Martinez; Nami Yamamoto photo by Masashi Ohtsu; Manami Fukuoka photo by Maki Hiraga; Marguerite Hemmings photo by Delwin Kamara; Katrina Reid photo by Tia Byington-Noll; luciana achugar photo by luciana achugar.

Our Fall Season has been made possible with generous lead support from the Howard Gilman Foundation.


Additional supporters include the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, in partnership with the City Council, the Shubert Foundation, the Jerome Robbins Foundation, and the Harkness Foundation for Dance.


Gibney Dance would like to recognize all of its valued supporters:

Foundation Support

The Agnes Varis Trust, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Arnhold Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, The David Rockefeller Fund, Dextra Baldwin McGonagle Foundation, Engaging Dance Audiences administered by Dance/USA and made possible with generous funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust, The Gramercy Park Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, the Howard Gilman Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, Jerome Robbins Foundation, Jewish Communal Fund, Joseph & Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New Music USA: Creative Connections, The New York Community Trust – Lila Acheson Wallace Theater Fund, The New York Community Trust – LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund, NYC Dance Response Fund, a program of Dance/NYC established by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, New York University Community Fund, O’Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation, The Patrina Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Gibney Dance receives additional support through the matching gift programs of Macy’s, The Moody’s Foundation, Morgan Stanley and The Open Society Foundations. Gibney Dance has received gracious encouragement from Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech.

Corporate Support

American Australian Association, Bloomingdale’s, Credit Suisse, EILEEN FISHER, Estée Lauder Companies, Goldman Sachs, Kennedy Berg LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Macy’s Merchandising Group, Morgan Stanley, Polisan Home Cosmetics, and Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, and Yentus & Booher.

Government Support

Gibney Dance has received generous support from The City of New York & The Honorable Mayor Bill De Blasio, The New York City Council & The Honorable Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, The Honorable City Council Member Margaret Chin, The Honorable Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and The Honorable Tom Finkelpearl, Materials for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts.