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JKing Dance Company's Decade of Dance -Benefit Performance

Mark Morris Dance Center at James and Martha Duffy Performance Space
Brooklyn, NY

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JKDC looks forward to sharing our 10 year Anniversary with all of you at Decade of Dance!

Come CELEBRATE JKing Dance Company's 10 year Anniversary of sharing dance nationally and internationally on October 26th!

Artistic Director, Joyce King/JKDC is excited to bring you 'Decade of Dance' - Benefit Performance on Halloween Weekend at The James & Martha Duffy Performance Space -Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY. (Atlantic/Barclay stop)

JKDC's 'Decade of Dance' offers you:
Pre-reception at 6:30, with Theater doors opening at 7:00, our Performance segment at 7:30 with JKDC company members Danelle Herran, Misaki Hayama, Kelly Hogan, Maggie Fischer, Rachel Johnson, Marina Vianello, Jackie McCreavy. Guest appearances by past JKDC members Danielle Mondi and Meri Bobber. Additional guests as part of JKDC's mission of providing young emerging dancers opportunities are Kinections Dancegroup and Bedford Dance Repertory Ensemble.  After- party celebration, silent auction, music and your chance to dance, mingle, with JKDC artists complete our benefit celebration.
Enjoy a slice of Anniversary cake donated by one of Brooklyn's favorite restaurants al di la, beer from Brooklyn Brewery, wine, cheese and much more!

Dress Attire:   Casual with a hint of Halloween!!

Pre-reception: 6:30
Theater doors open: 7:00
Performance: 7:30
After party/silent auction: 8:30

Early Bird exclusive rate till October 6 - 11:59 p.m. - $35
General Admission starts October 7th - $45
Students/ Seniors (ID presented at the door) $25

Where: Mark Morris Dance Center at The James & Martha Duffy Performance Space
            3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
            Atlantic/Barclay Center stop/ diagonally across to BAM
            Parking  - Street, Garages, and Mall

Who are we:
Joyce King/JKing Dance Company, (JKDC), based in Brooklyn, NY,  is an all-female ensemble, recognized as ..undeniably emotional, unabashedly raw and most importantly real. (Jenny Thompson/Examiner). Devoted to creating works that stimulate personal truths and diverse perspectives, JKDC encourages contemplation within relationships and the community, questioning actuality and the impact of social, global and personal choices through dance. We additionally create educational and performance outlets for emerging dancers to work with JKDC artists.

JKDC is the recipients of the 2018 CUNY Dance Initiative-Residency-Brooklyn College, The BUILD Grant, The Field Artist Residency, and the NYC DIXON PLACE Top Choreography -Audience Pick. The innovative repertory, choreographed by King, has been presented at over 25 venues highlighting JKDC dancer's athleticism, versatility, imagination, and compassion.  Highlight performances include, JCAL Making Moves Dance Festival - MainStage, Jazz at Lincoln Center - Booking Dance Festival, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Grounds for Sculpture, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, Elgin Ties Dance Festival - ILL, Brooklyn Dance Festival, HIGH FEST International Performing Arts Festival - Yerevan, Armenia, and more.  Additional info on  JKDC at

'On her website,.., King quotes a passage from the movie Coach Carter (2005), which references spiritual teacher and author Marianne Williamson's book, A Return to Love, in response to the question of fear. It says, in part, As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence liberates others. King is recognized for multi-nuanced abstract and literal choreographic storytelling, which seek truths that liberate. In that quest, she is fearless'. - Bonnie Rosenstock/Explore Dance

'......certain choreographers and their charges stood out as unique. .... Joyce King's "LISTen (an excerpt)", a large ensemble flight into the realm of the imagination, felt like a force of nature.'-Jamie Townsend/Explore Dance

'the works in "UnWrapped" are provocative, emotional and daring.' -Marilynn Larkin / Explore Dance

'Most people know me as an actress, but the truth of it is that I started off as a dancer so my heart is always first and foremost in the dance world. The most powerful women are up there and it's just an empowering dance company...... The choreography is so fluid, so great, so special.'- Ilene Kristen/Actress, ABC's 'General Hospital', 'One Life To Live', 'Ryan's Hope'

I was literally mesmerized by Joyce King's choreography and the incredible skill of her dancers. I could not stop feeling like I was witnessing something very very important. I cannot wait to see them again.-Juliet Cummings, Dir., The Mark Shaw Photographic Archive

'It's been several weeks since I attended the JKing dance concert, and yet each piece remains vividly etched in my mind, which says a lot about the impact of these poignant vignettes..... I was spellbound. Beautiful work!'  -Rosalinde Block, Author, NYC

'King has given the little girls inside us a chance to scream without uttering a sound, beautiful, breathtakingly beautiful.' -Maria Gentile, Singer/Songwriter, NYC

Photos by Jaqi Medlock

  Mark Morris Dance Center at James and Martha Duffy Performance Space
3 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
United States
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Start: Saturday Oct 26, 2019 6:30 PM
End: Saturday Oct 26, 2019 10:30 PM

$25.00 - $45.00

Who: JKing Dance Company/JKDramatiCreations, LLC
Phone: 3474515393

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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