New York Contemporary Dance Companies

Hi there! Below you'll find the list of New York Contemporary Dance Companies. Let me know if there are any missing by filling the form at the end of the list. You can also send me pictures of your company if you want them to appear next to your link (send them to maria[at] 

a canary torsi l yanira castro Artistic direction: Yanira Castro. Brooklyn. a canary torsi creates site-adaptable dance projects within visual and audio environments. Established in 2009 by New York director/choreographer Yanira Castro, a canary torsi invites audiences to engage in scenarios that are anchored around live performance and extend into other media and online platforms. These multidisciplinary arts collaborations incorporate unconventional sites and transform traditional venues. Ranging from formalist movement and immersive audio installations to fictional Twitter feeds and photographic narratives, Castro’s collaborations plunder behavior, gesture, text and sound from a multitude of source: fiction, film, photography to engage participants in an immediate, personal encounter with the work.

Adams Company Dance Choreographer: Mitzi Adams. 865 West End Avenue, Suite 1-C New York, NY 10025 T: 212.714.7639

Artichoke Dance Company Artistic director and choreographer: Lynn Neuman 121 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

T: 9176278770  info[at]  Artichoke Dance Company is known for humorous theatrical athleticism, confronting contemporary social issues with intelligence and wit, and forward thinking collaborations with scientists, architects, visual artists, composers, musicians, designers and filmmakers to create layered works infused with forward thinking perspectives. Our groundbreaking work in environmentalism has inspired thousands to coalesce around pressing issues, to build community, create art, and enact change.

Avodah Dance Ensemble Artistic director: Julie Gayer. c/o HUC-JIR, 1 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012 T: 917-822-9665

Ballet des Amériques Artistic direction and choreography: Carole Alexis. 16 King St., Port Chester 10573 T: 646-753-0457 info[at] 
The professional dance company of Ballet des Amériques was established and gave its first performance on July 8, 2011.

Ballet Neo Artistic direction and choreography: Kate Thomas. 301 west 108 street, New York, 10025. T: 2128743678 kate[at]  Ballet Neo is a contemporary ballet troupe dedicated to the creation and presentation of explorative works on pointe.

Bebe Miller Company Choreographer: Bebe Miller. 140 Second Avenue, Suite 404 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.777.1340

Ben Munisteri Dance Projects Choreographer: Ben Munisteri. c/o Pentacle 246 W 38 St, 4th Fl. New York, NY 10018 T: 347-535-0888 ben0765[at]

Bill T.Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company Choreographer: Bill T.Jones. IMG Artists 152 W. 57th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10019 T: 212.994.3500

Brian Brooks Moving Company Artistic direction: Brian Brooks. New York. The Brian Brooks Moving Company has been presented throughout the US, Asia and Europe since 2002. In its hometown of New York City, the group has been presented by organizations including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Central Park Summerstage and the 92nd Street Y Harkness Festival. National tours have included presentations by the American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Vanderbilt University, Davidson College, the Egg and Wesleyan University.

Bridgman Packer Dance  Artistic director and choreographer: Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer. New York City  sandyg[at]

Buglisi Dance Theatre Artistic director : Jacqulyn Buglisi. 229 West 42nd Street, Suite 502 New York, NY 10036 T: (212) 719-3301 F: (212) 719-3302 buglisi[at]

cie. johannes wieland Choreographer: Johannes Wieland. 242 East 15th Street, Suite #7 New York, NY 10003 jh[at]

Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company Choreographer: Daniel Gwirtzman. 720 W. 181 St., #31 New York, NY 10033 T: 212-543-1367 Info[at]

David Dorfman Dance Artistic director and choreographer: David Dorfman. New York City. sandyg[at]

Dorrance Dance

Doug Varone and Dancers Choreographer: Doug Varone. 260 West Broadway, Suite 4 New York, NY 10013 T: 212.279.3344 F: 212.279.6397 info[at]

Douglas Dunn & Dancers Choreographer: Douglas Dunn. Rio Grande Union, Inc. 541 Broadway – Third Floor New York NY 10012 T: 212 966 6999 F: 212 274 1804 info[at]

Eiko + Koma Choreographers: Eiko, Koma. info [at]

Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company Choreographer : Ellen Sinopoli. PO Box 775 Troy , NY 12181 T: 518-408-1341 F: 518-473-1848 info[at]

Erick Hawkins Dance Company T: 845-216-2214 artistic_director[at]

Gabri Christa. PO Box 10260 Staten Island, New York 10301 T: (718) 781-9987

Gabrielle Lansner & Company Choreographer : Gabrielle Lansner. T/F: 646-912-9741 470 West 24th Street, Ste. 17E New York, NY 10011

Garth Fagan Dance Artistic director: Garth Fagan. 50 Chestnut Street Rochester, New York 14604-2318 T: 585.454.3260 F: 585.454.6191 info[at]

Gibney Company Choreographer: Gina Gibney. 890 Broadway, Studio 5-2 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.677.8560 F: 212.777.8653 info[at]

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Gwen Rakotovao Company Artistic direction: Gwen Rakotovao. New York. gwenrakotovaocompany[at]

Heidi Latsky

In Mixed Company Choreographer: Maura Donohue. New York.

Jane Comfort and Company Choreographer: Jane Comfort. Racing Thoughts, Inc. 55 North Moore St. New York, NY 10013. Jane Comfort and Company is a dance-theater group whose work pushes the limits of dance and drama to achieve a new form of theater. An instigator of collaborations across various artistic disciplines, Jane Comfort's subject material is as diverse as the artists and art forms she employs.

Jessica Lang Dance 

JKing Dance Company (JKDC) Artistic direction: Joyce King. Brooklyn, NY. E-mail: jkl_8127[at]
Artistic Director, Joyce King also is on faculty at Steps on Broadway and Joffrey Jazz & Contemporary Program.

KDNY Artistic director: Kathleen Dyer. KDNY Incorporated 132 E. 43rd Street, Ste. 118 New York, NY 10017 info[at]

Keigwin + Company Artistic director and choreographer: Larry Keigwin.  New York City  sandyg[at]

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Choreographer: Lar Lubovitch. 229 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036-7201 T: 212.221.7909 F: 212.221.7938 lubovitch[at]

Lauren Beirne Dance Works Artistic direction: Lauren Beirne. Choreographer: Lauren Beirne & dancers. Brooklyn, NY 11225.

Limón Dance Company Artistic director: Clara Maxwell. Office: The José Limón Dance Foundation 307 W. 38th Street, Suite 1105 New York, NY 10018 T: (212) 777-3353 F: (212) 777-4764 Info[at] Classes: Peridance Capezio Center 126 E 13th St. New York, NY 10003 T: (212) 505-0886

Mark DeGarmo & Dancers Choreographer: Mark DeGarmo. 107 Suffolk St., Suite 310 New York, NY 10002 T: 212.375.9214 F: 212.375.9216

Mark Morris Dance Group Choreographer: Mark Morris. Mark Morris Dance Group 3 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217-1415 T: 718.624.8400 F: 718.624.8900 info[at]

Martha Graham Dance Company

Melanie Aceto Contemporary Dance Choreographer: Melanie Aceto. Buffalo T: 585-201-0656 melanieaceto[at]

Merce Cunningham Dance Company 55 Bethune Street, New York 10014 T: (212) 255-8240 F: (212) 633-2453

Mimi Garrard Dance Theatre Choreographer: Mimi Garrard. TWO PENN PLAZA, SUITE 1500, NEW YORK, NY 10121 T: 212 674-6868 F: 845-386-4883 mimimgdc[at]

Millennium Dance Company Artistic director, E. Denise Perry. 2542 Frederick Douglas Blvd., New York 10030 T: 212-234-1400

Molissa Fenley and Dancers Choreographer: Molissa Fenley. 260 West Broadway, Suite #1 New York, NY 10013 T: (212) 941-8911 F: (212) 334-5149 MomentaFnd[at]

Nacre Dance Company Artistic direction and choreography: Beth Fecteau 
53 Church Street, 2-A, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 T: 518-817-3833  

Nadine Boomer Dance Company

nicholas leichter dance Artistic direction: Nicholas Leichter. Brooklyn. Nicholas Leichter creates cultural narratives where movement tells the story. Leichter’s hybrid approach draws from many sources, including traditional, contemporary, folk, and popular dance, as well as musical theater and musical categories. Leichter and company mix and mash up styles and substance into rhythmic displays of bodies, fashion, and lights in motion. Whether dancing to Stevie Wonder or Stravinsky, these vibrant dances celebrate human equality.

Oniin Dance Company Artistic direction: Daniela Rapisarda. Choreographer: Daniela Rapisarda, Alessandro Vacca.  100 Willoughby St., Brooklyn 11201 NY. T: 9179578066 info[at]

Parsons Dance Choreographer : David Parsons. 229 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036 T: 212.869.9275 F: 212.944.7417 info[at]

Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre Artistic director: Pascal Rioult. 246 West 38th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10018 T: 212-398-5901 F: 212-398-5902 info[at]

Paul Taylor Dance Company Choreographer: Paul Taylor. 551 Grand Street New York, NY, 10002. T: 212.431.5562 F: 212.966.5673.

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Artistic direction: Igal Perry. 126 East 13th Street New York 10003 T: 212-505-0886 F: 212-674-2239 E-mail Address: pcdc[at]

RASTRO Dance Company

Rindfleisch Choreographer: Elke Rindfleisch. New York Danziger Strasse 30 10435 Berlin Germany elke[at]

Risa Jaroslow & Dancers Choreographer: Risa Jaroslow. 139 Fulton St #310 New York, NY 10038 T/F: 212-233-0330 rjdinfo[at]

Rubans Rouges Dance Artistic director and choreographer: Noelle Rose Andressen. Manhattan.

Sarah Skaggs Dance Choreographer: Sarah Skaggs. 246 Mott Street New York, NY 10012 T: 212.966.0994 Info[at]

Seán Curran Company Artistic director: Seán Curran. Sean Curran Company 21 First Avenue, No. 18 New York, NY 10003 T: 212.254.5018 F: 212.254.5018 info[at]

Shen Wei Dance Arts Choreographer: Shen Wei. 185 Franklin Str. 3rd floor New York NY 10013 T: 1 212 962 113 F: 1 212 962 1313 info[at]

Smashworks Artistic director and choreographer: Ashley McQueen. 63 Wall St., New York 10005. T: 210-859-3735  smashworksdance[at]

Stephen Petronio Company Choreographer: Stephen Petronio. 140 Second Avenue, Suite 504 New York, NY 10003 T: 212 473 1660 F: 212 477 3471 info[at]

Synthesis Dance Project Artistic direction and choreography: Tracie Stanfield P O Box 1526 New York 10276 info[at] 
Synthesis Dance Project celebrates athletic ability, technical precision and passionate performances. The company delivers artistry, expression and vitality with magnetic energy and expert performances. Firmly grounded in classical technique and pulling from all styles of movement, the company strives to challenge the boundaries of any singular dance genre. We, instead, invite the audience into the world of honest emotion, bold ideas and PURE DANCE.

The Francesca Harper Project

The Lovelies Choreographer: The company. 1078 Fulton Street BROOKLYN NY 11238 T: 4192352738 the7lovelies[at]

Tiffany Mills Company Choreographer: Tiffany Mills. 129 Columbia Heights, #45 Brooklyn, NY 11201 T: 917.767.6350 tiffany[at]

Trisha Brown Dance Company Choreographer: Trisha Brown. 465 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10013 T: 212 977 5365 F: 212 925 8687

Troika Ranch Artistic directors: Mark Coniglio, Dawn Stoppiello. T: +49 0160 98 73 96 80 mark[at]

UNA Projects Artistic director: Chuck Wilt. Choreographer: Chuck Wilt with repertory from Roy Assaf. Brooklyn, NY.  Info[at]

Urban Bush Women Artistic director: Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company Artistic director and choreographer: Young Soon Kim. 753 Lexington Avenue, #2B, Brooklyn 11221  T: 16464566761  wwyskdc[at]  WHITE WAVE Dance functions as a potent stimulus for progress in the dance/arts world by creating original dance works, producing dance festivals, and educating through dance classes. For the past 30 years, WHITE WAVE Dance has been NY's premier institution dedicated to the future of dance in all its dazzling forms. WW's mission is to seek, nurture, and broaden the horizons of those rising dance makers who show the most promise to create innovative and lasting contributions to the future of dance.

Yoshiko Chuma & The School of Hard Knocks Choreographer: Yoshiko Chuma. 201 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10009 T: 212-533-9473 F: 915-773-3891

Zendora Dance Company Choreographer: Nancy Zendora. 34 Watts Street, #30 New York, NY 10013 Tel: 212-431-5155 zendoradancecompany[at]



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