Tom Gold Dance
The Play Ground
The mission of Tom Gold Dance is to bring the past, present, and future of classical dance to audiences in New York and around the world. Founded in 2008 by former New York City Ballet soloist Tom Gold, Tom Gold Dance aspires to the highest level of artistry expressed through a traditional classical dance vocabulary, including in nearly two dozen original works by Gold, envisioned for and set directly on Company dancers. In New York, Tom Gold Dance annually self-produces tow season; the Company has also performed in Bulgaria, Cuba, Italy, Spain, and other countries. Recent artistic highlights include appearances at TurnPark Art Space in the Berkshires, as well as at The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, the Church of the Heavenly Rest, and Untermyer Park and Gardens. The Company participated in the 39th Annual Battery Dance Festival in 2020. In 2021, Tom Gold Dance created a series of promotional videos with the Penguin Random House imprint Riverhead Books in 2021. This past April, Tom Gold Dance restored its annual self-produced spring season, returning to the indoor stage in New York City for the first time in more than two years.