Each year, New York Live Arts presents a 19-week curated season of performances supporting the work of over 40 emerging, mid-career and established artists. New York Live Arts offers audiences access to works notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with aesthetic, political and social concerns. With an evolving roster of highly individual artists, New York Live Arts is uniquely positioned to offer its audiences opportunities to experience performance and engage artists (and each other) in meaningful dialogues about art and culture.
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company has performed worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries on every major continent. The Company's repertory is widely varied in its subject matter, visual imagery and stylistic approach to movement, voice and stagecraft and includes musically-driven works as well as works using a variety of texts. The Company has been acknowledged for its intense collaborative method of creation that has included artists as diverse as Keith Haring, Cassandra Wilson, The Orion String Quartet, the Chamber Society of Lincoln Center, Fred Hersch, Jenny Holzer, Robert Longo, Julius Hemphill and Daniel Bernard Roumain, among others.
Live Ideas is an annual event at New York Live Arts distinctive in its explorations of the interplay of creative expression and the world of ideas. The inaugural festival, taking place Wednesday, April 17th through Sunday, April 21st is themed The Worlds of Oliver Sacks and features more than 20 free and ticketed events.