Rocha Dance Theater is going to Sao Miguel Azores this month! Rocha Dance Theater will be participating in their first international performance in Azores, Portugal this September, an opportunity that Jenny Rocha is particularly excited about, as her family is from Sao Miguel, Azores. With the support of a grant from the US Embassy in Lisbon, Jenny will lead a 5 day workshop for students ages 13-18, teaching a modern technique class and setting a section of Battledress. At the end of the week, RDT will perform a trio version of Battledress at a local theater called Teatro Ribeiragrandense. Free to the public, the students will have an opportunity to perform the culminating piece that was created during the workshop as part of the show. This project was
Rocha Dance Theater’s Workshop Series! September 17th-21st, 5pm-8pm located at Teatro Ribeiragrandense Register online HERE Workshop Description From September 17 – 21, Rocha Dance Theater’s artistic director, Jenny Rocha, will conduct five 3-hour workshops at Teatro Ribeiragrandense, teaching students ages 12 – 18 modern and contemporary dance. In addition to teaching technique, Rocha will encourage dancers to find their own creative voice through movement. She will collaborate with the students, creating a new dance as part of her work Battledress. At the end of the workshop series, 20 participating students will be asked to perform the dance they created within the workshop at Rocha Dance Theater’s performance of Battledress on Saturday, September 22nd. Please fill out the registration form in order to participate. Students should
THE PAINTED LADIES SUMMER WORKSHOP & AUDITION! Workshop: July 23rd-27th, 11-2pm Audition: July 27th 2-5pm at Triskelion Arts Sign up for full workshop or individual classes. 5 day workshop: $140 Individual class: $30 MUST RSVP AND PAY 50% DEPOSIT in order to reserve a spot for entire workshop or individual classes. Space is limited! Priority for a spot at audition will be given to participants of the workshop. RSVP here Venmo deposit to: Jenny-Rocha You will receive an email confirmation when your spot is reserved. Please note, you are not confirmed until you receive this email confirming payment and reservation. Director Jenny Rocha will be leading The Painted Ladies Summer Workshop: a performance lab and repertory class. Students will have the opportunity to explore Rocha’s
Jenny Rocha/Rocha Dance Theater is proud to announce a CUNY Dance Initiative residency at John Jay College. The company will be participating in a residency leading up to the showing of a new work at their Gerald Lynch Theater as well as site specific locations throughout their campus in February of 2019. Stay tuned for updates!!!
Battledress: The Azores Premiere & Workshop Series Rocha Dance Theater will be participating in their first international tour to Azores, Portugal this September, an opportunity I’m particularly excited about, as my family is from Sao Miguel, Azores. With the support of a grant from the US Embassy in Lisbon, I will lead a 5 day workshop for students ages 13-18, teaching a modern technique class and setting a section of Battledress. At the end of the week, my company will perform a trio version of Battledress at a local theater called Teatro Ribeiragrandense. Free to the public, the students will have an opportunity to perform the culminating piece that was created during the workshop as part of our show. Performers include longtime company members Jillian
Jenny Rocha & Public Arts present LUMINAR A night of revelry and variety entertainment May 16th Doors 7pm • Show 8pm Public Arts is located at PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager Hotel, 215 Chrystie Street, New York, NY 10002, between Houston and Stanton (F or M to 2nd Ave) Advanced Tickets: $20, VIP $40 BUY TICKETS HERE Satiate your senses with a curated cabaret of the most innovative, dazzling acts in NYC nightlife, presented in the underground event space at The Public Hotel. Dance, circus, burlesque and more!
Jenny Rocha is a selected choreographer for The Women in Dance Leadership Conference, Female Leadership in the 21st Century, which will take place at Danspace Project January 18th-21st! Jenny was one of 13 choreographers selected out of 700 submissions and artists in 38 countries! An excerpt of Rocha’s work Battledress will be performed on January 19th. Save the Date!!!
Presented by CEG presents, The Painted Ladies are proud to be performing at another PPNYC benefit on October 3rd at DROM. 6:30pm doors, 7:30pn show. Performers also include The Reformed Whores, Jillette Johnson, The Funk Unit and a speaker from Planned Parenthood! Tix here
The Painted Ladies performed at the 13th Annual Summer, Sex & Spirits Benefit for Planned Parenthood at The Broad Street Ballroom! We were so thrilled to be part of such an amazing cause. The event raised more than $50,000 to benefit PPNYC and the communities they serve! We stand with Planned Parenthood.