The Festival of the Arts in Mohonk Mountain House
August 15, 2023
"Classical/rock violinist Daisy Jopling has toured the world with her band and recorded nine albums. In this festival, Daisy will play a program ranging from famous love songs to her own orginal music, featuring pianist Jeff Miller in collaboration with internationally renowned dancer Elisa Toro Franky".
Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
The International American Ballet Summer Gala Performance “Timeless Echoes”
August 5, 2023
This spectacular gala, directed by Analia Farfan (International American Ballet), included the participation of brilliant ballet, opera singers, flamenco and tango artists. Elisa Toro Franky has performed Carmen's variation.
Photography: Juan Cuadros.
Theater at St. Jean 150 East 76th Street New York, NY
FJK SEASON 2023
May 23 - 25, 2023.
FJK Dance Season 2023 features the company’s signature work in cross-cultural dialogue. Fadi J Khoury, the Arab-American Artistic Director, brings his Middle Eastern heritage to the stage through choreography in a multimedia program combining contemporary dance and visual art; Breaking down stereotypes and expectations of gender roles and expression. His creative process is anchored in peace building and bringing together a diverse group of international dance artists, musicians, and designers; finding inspiration in communicating a world where culture is safe.
Photography: Jaqlin Medlock.
New York Live Arts, 219 west 19th street, New York.
FJK Dance at the United Nations
April 25, 2023.
Performing a special tribute to Gibran Khalil Gibran at the United Nations.
Gibran Khalil Gibran, usually referred to in English as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American writer, poet and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected the title.
Dancers: Fadi J Khoury and Elisa Toro Franky (FJK Dance)
United Nation headquarters, New York.
FJK in Museum of Fine Arts Houston GALA
January 20, 2023.
FJK Dance performance at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston GALA, celebrating the art of Islamic wold. Fadi J. Khoury presents his choreography where his Middle Eastern heritage comes through ballet and contemporary dance.
Museum of Fine Arts, 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX, USA.