Monica Hogan Danceworks is a project-based contemporary company based in New York City. Led by artistic director Monica Hogan Thysell, the company creates works that draw on inherent themes of the human condition, reimagining archetypal relationships and experiences. With stylistic virtuosity, the company is known for performing with a clarity of vision through athletic and intentional movement.
Monica Hogan Danceworks has presented numerous works on national and international stages, including: Ailey Citigroup Theater, DUMBO Dance Festival, Salvatore Capezio Theatre, Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter, CoolNY Dance Festival, NY Jazz Choreography Project, Dixon Place, Queens Council on the Arts, Actor's Fund Arts Center (NYC); Triangle Dance Festival for AIDS (NC); Xuzhou Concert Hall, Tianjin Concert Hall (China); Jazz on Tap Festival (GA); and more. The company has led masterclasses as an Artist in Residence for the Duke University Backstage Series in 2013 and for DEMAN Weekend in 2014 and 2018.
The company aims to unite dance artists of diverse backgrounds, allowing their unique experiences to contribute to the creative process. We strive to create an inclusive rehearsal environment where dancers commit their own artistic voice to the movement.