For 38 years strong, contemporary dance company Jennifer Muller/The Works has applied a multi-disciplinary technique that weaves dance, theater and visual arts to create exhilarating dances that celebrate and illuminate the human spirit. Artistic Director Jennifer Muller creates dances that are evocative, passionate and engaging.
The Works has developed an astounding international presence, having appeared in the world’s preeminent theaters and festivals in 39 countries on four continents. The company has performed worldwide from Buenos Aires to Moscow and Toronto to Madrid with appearances in Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Köln, Tel Aviv, Montreal and Amsterdam, to name a few. The Works recently performed to rave reviews at FENDAFOR 10 (Festival Internacional de Dança de Fortaleza), The Sixth Beijing International Theater & Dance Festival, Bangkok’s Eighth International Festival of Dance and Music and at Festival Internacional de Teatro Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia. The Works will return to China for a multi-city engagement in 2011.
The Works has performed in 30 states in the USA and self-produced 21 NYC Seasons. Recent New York area performances have included Guild Hall, Union Square Park’s Summer in the Square Festival, Central Park Summerstage, Fire Island Dance Festival and the Ailey Citigroup Theater. In 2007, The Joyce Theater awarded Ms. Muller with a special Commissioning
Grant to create Bench, the signature premiere of The Works’ 35TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON in 2009.
The Works has two educational programs for New York City public schools, ImagineThat! and Faces of Wonder. Also, HATCH Presenting Series of The Works hosts a performance series for emerging and established choreographers for no cost to them bi-annually.