For the first time in 15 months, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) will host live audiences inside its iconic Chelsea home later this spring, from June 16-20. The Joyce, one of the world’s premiere presenters of dance, enthusiastically announced today that after the unprecedented state-wide shut-down of performing arts venues, it will present six benefit performances of Molissa Fenley’s acclaimed tour de force solo, State of Darkness. Last fall, Fenley set her seminal 1988 work on some of today’s most outstanding dancers for performances that were livestreamed around the world, garnering rave reviews, including a “Best Dance of 2020” shout-out by The New York TimesJared BrownLloyd KnightSara Mearns, Annique RobertsCassandra Trenary, and Michael Trusnovec will each reprise their astonishing performances to limited capacity audiences of no more than 100 (21%) per show. Tickets for these benefit performances range in price from $250 – $500. For more information including details on The Joyce Theater’s extensive safety protocols and to purchase tickets, please visit The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.