Winner of The Spirit of Elan Award, SynthesisDANCE has performed at Booking Dance Festival in Edinburgh, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Symphony Space and Hollywood Performing Arts Center. Bringing audiences closer to dance is central to the SynthesisDANCE mission, so touring activities often include performances for the stage, as well as master classes and other opportunities for audience engagement. SynthesisDANCE is more than a company.

SynthesisDANCE is a touring modern jazz dance company based out New York City under the direction of Tracie Stanfield.

SynthesisDANCE is a PURE DANCE experience of strong, vigorously trained, powerful dance artists.


The company balances a high level of artistry and technique while inspiring thought provoking performance experiences. Building on the passion and pulse of jazz dance and bold rebellion of modern contemporary, SynthesisDANCE’s work is diverse, engaging and entertaining.

Performance highlights include: Booking Dance Festival in Scotland, Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, BDF at BAM Fisher Hall, Los Angeles Dance Invitational and Brooklyn College in NYC. US engagement highlights include Boston University, Towson University, Hollywood Performing Arts Center and select local community festivals such as The Grier Gala, Massachusetts Dance Festival, Brooklyn Dance Festival, Bluegrass State Dance Festival and SoNo Arts Festival. SynthesisDANCE’s recent tour to Alaska was funded and supported by WestAF and The National Endowment for the Arts.

Select New York area engagements include Jazz at Lincoln Center, SummerStage NYC, Bryant Park, NuDanceNow Festival, Lion Theatre, Pulse Gala and the Jamaica Performing Arts Center Theatre in Queens, NY.


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