DEMO: NOW 2020
Damian Woetzel, former NYC Ballet Principal dancer turned director, choreographer, and producer—and now president of The Juilliard School—continues to bring together today’s most creative voices in dance and music. For this DEMO performance, artists include New York City Ballet principal dancer Lauren Lovette and rising star Roman Mejia, modern dance dynamo Melissa Toogood, emerging tap dancer Dario Natarelli, Memphis Jookin phenomenon and co-founder of MIA Lil Buck, creative force and co-founder of MIA Jon Boogz, cutting-edge string quartet Brooklyn Rider, and the versatile guitarist Alberta Khoury in an exciting program of new collaborations!
About DEMO by Damian Woetzel
The former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer turned director, choreographer, and producer—and now president of The Juilliard School—continues to unite bright talents from diverse art forms in cross-genre performances focused around fascinating themes. Previous shows in this series have featured Broadway and NYCB star Tiler Peck, iconic dancer and actress Carmen de Lavallade, gifted singer/ songwriter Kate Davis, Tony®-winning actor Bill Irwin, tap dance revolutionary Michelle Dorrance, and a special DEMO commission choreographed by Bessie Award winner Pam Tanowitz set to a composition by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw.