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Bold and ambitious, Stephen Petronio Company provokes creativity by embracing the past, present, and future within the field of dance.

The New York City-based Company's three signature programs include: Bloodlines, preserving historic American masterworks; the creation of choreographer Stephen Petronio’s powerful, original dance works, in collaboration with leading music, fashion, and visual artists; and the Petronio Residency Center for support of future choreographic and collaborative activity. 

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16 Posts

  • Performances at the Museum of Modern Art

    2018-12-07
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    The dance realization of this artwork titled Jag vill gärna telefonera (I Would Like to Make a Phone Call) was originally performed by...
  • Working with Rudy Perez

    2018-10-24
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    Following our Dallas, TX performances this week, SPC dancer Ernesto Breton, Nicholas Sciscione and Artistic Director Stephen Petronio...
  • The Cairo Bear

    2018-04-24
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    We're officially part of the Cairo, NY family, where the Petronio Residency Center is located, with our new Cairo Bear (...
  • Drip, drip, drip

    2018-04-09
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    Spring is coming and the ice at Petronio Residency Center is melting!
  • Finally on stage!

    2018-03-28
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    Every part of the process you've been seeing here finally made its way to the stage of The Joyce Theater last week. The run went...
  • Signals by Merce Cunningham - back to the stage next week!

    2018-03-14
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    See Merce Cunningham's Signals (1970) performed by Stephen Petronio Company for the fourth season of Bloodlines, an initiative honoring...
  • Wild Wild World - on stage next week!

    2018-03-13
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    See Wild Wild World, an excerpt from Stephen's 2003 Underland, at The Joyce Theater next week. Tickets here! Choreography: Stephen...
  • Hardness 10 - premiering next week!

    2018-03-12
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    See Hardness 10, Stephen's newest work, at The Joyce Theater in just one week. Tickets here (...
  • Throwback Thursday: Merce in Signals

    2018-02-22
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    This Thursday we look far far back: to Merce Cunningham ( https://www.facebook.com/MerceCunninghamTrust/?fref=mentions ) performing...
  • Hardness 10, photo-ready

    2018-01-23
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    Hardness 10, Stephen's newest work, is still being completed in the studio. But it was photo-ready for our annual shoot with Sarah...
  • From the Bloodlines Room: "A Dancer’s Perspective: Writing movement"

    2018-01-11
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    Dancers often take notes on the details of the choreography they learn–the sequencing of the steps, the spacing patterns, the imagery to...
  • Diagonal: Pass 8

    2017-12-19
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    Although Yvonne Rainer's works (like this one, Diagonal, from 1963) were part of our last season of Bloodlines, we keep rehearsing them...
  • MiddleSexGorge: "an anthem to gender and power"

    2017-12-04
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    For #WorldAIDSDay we looked back at one of Stephen's iconic works: MiddleSexGorge, his anthem to gender and power inspired by his...
  • Making a trio

    2017-11-14
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    Stephen works through the mechanics of a hands-on trio with Jaqi Medlock, Nick Sciscione, and Tess Montoya in his new work, Hardness...
  • A hard Hardness 10 move

    2017-11-14
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    Stephen works through a single move with his dancers and apprentices for his newest work, Hardness 10. Video by Kirsten Reynolds
  • Welcome!

    2017-11-09
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    Hey there! Welcome to our Drip from Stephen and the dancers. Video by Nora Thompson