The New York Jazz Choreography Project is a celebration of jazz dance featuring original works by emerging and established choreographers. Audiences of all ages will be treated to dances in a variety of jazz styles, from swing to contemporary, and the chance to see the richness of this great American art form. All dances will be choreographed to songs performed by the Manhattan Transfer, who have been making great jazz music for 40 years!

Featured choreographers include:

  • Bob Boross
  • Crystal Chapman
  • Jeff Davis
  • Megan Doyle
  • Tony Fraser and Jaime Shannon
  • Glenn Leslie
  • Cat Manturuk
  • Liz Piccoli
  • Shawn Rawls
  • Sue Samuels
  • Kirsten Schwartz

Artistic Directors:

  • Marian Hyun
  • Merete Muenter

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

The Ailey Citigroup Theater
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 West 55th Street @ Ninth Avenue
New York, New York 10019

Ticket prices: $30/$15 for students with valid high school or college ID.


Please note that online ticket sales may close four (4) hours before the performance time; thereafter tickets will be available only at the door (cash preferred). Ticket sales are final: no refunds, no exchanges. Please present your credit card or a printout of your receipt (and valid high school or college ID for students) at the box office to claim your tickets. Doors will open one half hour before show time. The box office will close 15 minutes after the show begins, so please arrive on time. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management. The performance will run approximately one hour and 10 minutes with no intermission.

All of JCE’s programs are made possible in part by our corporate sponsors, the Long Island Development Corporation and Salon Ishi.

Salon Ishi



Photo: Jan La Salle

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