COMPANY XIV continues to garner critical acclaim in New York and internationally for their unique fusion of passionate choreography, eclectic music, opera, circus, burlesque, ballet, gender bending, over the top costuming and sumptuous design. Taking his cue from theatre/dance/opera under the reign of French monarch Louis XIV, Director/Choreographer Austin McCormick creates compelling 360-degree experiences for audiences fusing the antique with the contemporary.
The players of COMPANY XIV are classically trained artists who tempt, delight and fully immerse their audiences in the experience of their performances, inviting YOU to be seduced and enchanted!
COMPANY XIV has been nominated for Bessie Awards, Innovative Theater Awards and Drama Desk Awards (Unique Theatrical Experience and Best Choreography). Our shows have been Critics Picks in the NY Times, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, Time Out, Paper Magazine and Marie-Claire Magazine. The company has been featured on Fox 5 News, Live with Kelly and Michael, Perez Hilton.com, and National Public Radio. Our works have been performed in every type of environment from bars to opera houses including the Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Opera, the Slipper Room, the Box, the Highline Hotel and internationally in Mexico, Edinburgh and London.
“IT’S AS IF THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV IS TRANSPLANTED TO A NIGHTCLUB… KINKY… SENSUAL… REMARKABLE...TRIUMPHANT!” –The New York Times