Bennyroyce Dance is a project-based contemporary dance performance, creation, and production company that cultivates multidisciplinary collaboration and inspires collective innovation under the artistic leadership of Filipino-American choreographer Bennyroyce Royon. Our dancers and collaborators are a multicultural group of broad-minded artists who share a common passion for movement, experimentation, and innovation. Founded in 2010, Bennyroyce Dance delivers fresh, energetic, and inventive works that engage diverse audiences in imagining unknown possibilities, in seeking boundless connections and meaning, and in embracing the dynamic movements of life through performances, classes, and workshops in New York City and beyond.
Bennyroyce Dance has appeared in New York City at the Repertory Theater at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Manhattan Movement Arts Center, The Ailey Studios, The Joyce Theater, The Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, Baruch Performing Arts Center, The Wild Project, and at The University Settlement. Outside of New York City, the company has appeared in Washington State at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, The Theatre at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, and the Roxy Theater in Morton; in Louisiana at the New Orleans Fringe Festival’s Café Istanbul; and in Oberlin, Ohio’s Hall Auditorium with Ohio Dance Theatre.
Bennyroyce Dance has been awarded two CUNY Dance Initiative residencies at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture and has received other residencies from Brooklyn Music School in Brooklyn, NY; Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, WA; Armitage Gone! Dance at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ; and The Art Mill in Jeffersonville, NY.
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Banner photo by Kuo-Heng Huang