The David H. Koch Theater, designed specifically to showcase dance performance, is home to the New York City Ballet. As one of the signature venues of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, this recently renovated theater has hosted countless other historic performances, including presentations by the Royal Ballet, the Peking Opera, and the Bolshoi Ballet.

January 9 - 12, 2020

Lanzhou Song & Dance Theatre Presents: Tales of the Silk Road

Tales of the Silk Road was created in 2000. It is a large-scale dance drama of Dunhuang subject. This dance drama won all the state-level grand awards of stage art, including the China Lotus Awards, the national outstanding stage art project, the Five-One Project Publications Prize, the 60th anniversary outstanding repertoire Awards, etc.. By September. 2019, the Tales of the Silk Road was performed more than 1300 times in 31 different cities in China and also more than 10 countries overseas. It has become a successful example of “more performance, more outputs” for Chinese dance drama in the new century.

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January 17 - 19, 2020

Shanghai Ballet: Grand Swan Lake

China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) introduce Shanghai Ballet to the David H. Koch Theater with an internationally prominent and critically acclaimed Grand Swan Lake. With forty eight swans on stage, the production was directed and choreographed by Derek Deane, formerly the Artistic Director of English National Ballet and currently Artistic Director of Shanghai Ballet, with his team. It has toured 96 successful performances in Europe and Australia since December 2015. Featuring principal dancers Wu Husheng and Qi Bingxue as well as international guest stars, the Grand Swan Lake, with more than 80 dancers’ participation, will follow the timeless tragic love story of Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried and feature the timeless music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, played live by the New York City Ballet Orchestra, and conducted by Charles Barker from American Ballet Theatre.

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March 5 -29, 2020

Shen Yun

SHEN YUN presents an epic production that expands the theatrical experience across time and space. We invite you on an inspiring journey into one of humanity's greatest treasures — five millennia of Chinese civilization.

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April 2 - 3, 2020

Women in the World Summit Presented by Tina Brown Live Media

Since its launch in 2010, Women in the World has become one of America's foremost forums to showcase the work of women leaders and trailblazers from around the world. Past participants have included Oprah Winfrey, Ronan Farrow, Christine Lagarde, Malala Yousafzai, Kamala D. Harris, Leymah Gbowee, Angelina Jolie, Viola Davis, Diane von Furstenberg, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, Anna Wintour, Adwoa Aboah, Tom Hanks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barbra Streisand, Dr. Mae Jemison, Terry Crews, and Priyanka Chopra among many other amazing women from all over the globe, and the men who champion them.

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April 15 - 18, 2020

Youth America Grand Prix

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the world’s largest global network of dance – and the world’s biggest scholarship audition. YAGP fulfills its mission of ensuring the future of dance through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, educational and outreach activities, performances, and films.

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June 23 - 28, 2020

The Joyce Presents: Pacific Northwest Ballet

The six works — selected by Artistic Director Peter Boal to showcase the company as well as its world famous Orchestra (under the direction of Music Director/Principal Conductor Emil de Cou) — range from George Balanchine’s legendary collaboration with Igor Stravinsky, Agon, to the New York premiere of Twyla Tharp’s lively tribute to 1940’s New Orleans, Waiting at the Station. The programs also feature stunning choreography by Jerome Robbins, as well as New York premieres from Benjamin Millepied and Crystal Pite.

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