The exciting and energetic American Dance Machine for the 21st Century opened Monday night at the Joyce Theater. Directed by Tony Award winner Wayne Cliento, American Dance Machine is a staging of musical numbers performed by a who’s who of Broadway’s master dancers and choreographers including Donna McKechnie, Robert La Fosse, Pamela Sousa, Gemze de Lappe, Mia Michaels, Niki Harris and many others. Producing artistic directors is Nikki Feirt Atkins.


This year’s program includes works from: A Chorus Line, Bubbling Brown Sugar, Crazy For You, Golden Boy, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Oklahoma!, Promises, Promises, Singin’ in the Rain, So You Think You Can Dance,  West Side Story, and The Who’s Tommy



First nighter guests included Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid), Mia Michaels, Donna McKechnie and more. Theater Pizzazz’s JK Clarke was on hand at the after party at The Dream Hotel in Chelsea to capture the festivities. See dozens of party photos below.




Photos by JK Clarke