Tuesday, May 24, 2011



Desmond Richardson - a celebrated dancer with Complexions Contemporary Ballet company- will be honored with the 60th Annual Capezio Dance Award at the Joyce Theatre on Tuesday May 24th in the Big Apple.

In a recent press notice, Mr. Richardson took the opportunity to welcome fans of the dance troupe to the opening season which starts up this week in the heart of New York City.

"I'm so looking forward to sharing our first spring Joyce season of performances with all of you, and can't wait for you to witness the beauty of our phenomenal dancers."

"This season is indeed special in so many ways. I'm thrilled to be dancing in the New York premiere of Dwight Rhoden's Testament - set to an array of classic spirituals - that will really touch your soul, and move your spirit."

"This week will also include works that exemplify the diverse body of work that has become the hallmark of Complexions - with Moon Over Jupiter (Rachmaninov) Rise (U2), Moody Booty Blues (Muddy Waters/Stevie Ray Vaughn)."

Mr. Richardson was quite touched by the deserving dance honor bestowed upon him.

"Dancing has been my life for so many wonderful years, and I believe in its power to move and transport audiences, taking them on a journey. That passion for dance, is so real to me - and to be recognized in this way for doing something that I've loved, and love every since I can remember - will truly be a great moment for me."

Congratulations Desmond!