Joyce Theater, New York City

4.8
The Joyce Theater (The Joyce") is a 472-seat dance performance venue located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. The building opened in 1941 as the Elgin Theater, a movie house, and was gut-renovated and reconfigured in 1981-82 to reopen as the Joyce Theater. The Joyce is a leading presenter of dance in New York City and nationally.
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  • I have been here several times for dance performances. I have always enjoyed my experience. The theater is small and the seats are comfortable.  more »
  • Complexions (till Feb 2th) was one of the best performance I ever watch at NYC. I do definitely recommend this art of Ballet 🩰 mix of contemporary dance. Just magnificent!  more »
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  • We like this place a lot. It's small and intimate so you are relatively quite close to the stage and don't have any bad vantage points. Also, they have some really great acts come to perform there on a regular basis. The bar/concession downstairs offers a good variety of things. And the people working there are generally friendly and efficient. That said I find the separating space between rows to be too small. I have been to a great many theater spaces around NYC, and this is definitely a common theme among most of them. So it's in keeping with them. However, at 5'10" I'm only slightly higher than average height for a guy. And at the Joyce unless I'm sitting perfectly straight back in my chair my knees cannot help but gently push on the seat back in front of me...serving as a constant reminder throughout the performance. It's not generally this tight elsewhere. But overall kudos to The Joyce!
  • Went to see Savion Glover and his awesome dancers. I had a great time with my honey. Mr. Glover and his troop were so down to earth. Talked with them and they all signed my shirt. Best experience ever.

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