Season at a glance

 
SEP 6-9, 7:30PM | SEP 9, 2PM (FAMILY MATINEE)
Ariel Rivka Dance: Ariel Rivka Dance 10th Anniversary Season

Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on ten seasons of emotionally-stirring modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs. Along with beloved repertory and fresh collaborations, including one New York and two world premieres, each evening also highlights work from peers including Chanel DaSilva (Program A), Taylor 2 (Program B), and RIOULT...

SEP 14 & 15 at 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
FJK Dance: Season 2017

FJK Dance Season 2017 will present Fadi J Khoury’s choreography combining contemporary ballet movement with ballroom and tango partnering in unique fusion of culture and dance. Celebrating the world premiere of “Mundo” on September 14, a ballet which joins Latin American dancing and folkloric movement from the Middle East. The...

SEP 22 & 23 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Dardo Galletto Dance: Myself

The program includes two Acts; the first is primarily Contemporary Dance and the second is Tango. Part one, titled Myself, depicts the journey of one’s exploration of self. How does one become more in touch with their own body, emotions, or subconscious? What interactions define us and bring us joy? We...

Sep 27–30, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Salva Sanchis: A Love Supreme

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. NYC Premiere A quartet created by Salva Sanchis and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, A Love Supreme is based on John Coltrane’s eponymous album. This collaboration, started in 2005, comprises a meeting between two choreographers...

SEP 30, 5PM
Bill Chats: The man and the music

A conversation on John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme.

SEP 30, 2pm-3:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Salva Sanchis: Shared Practice-A Love Supreme

In this workshop you’ll be able to work with the basic principles from the show. Starting with John Coltrane’s eponymous album, you’ll discover together how the qualities of the musicians and their instruments are transformed into material for movement and how this material can engender improvised dance.

OCT 3-7, 7:30PM
@ Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Letter to My Nephew

A Letter to My Nephew, Bill T. Jones’ latest dance theater work, is an intimate, impressionistic collage for nine dancers, setting a portrait of Jones’s beloved nephew Lance T. Briggs—a talented dancer who struggled with illness and addiction—against the political landscape of the present. Composed like a series of postcards...

Oct 10-11, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Claire Porter & Sara Juli: The Lectern

New York Premiere The duo Claire Porter & Sara Juli, first paired by ADF in 2015, present their latest ADF-commissioned collaboration, “The Lectern.” Living according to rules is the demand on all of us. We are surrounded by the rules of our laws, protocols, manners, and expectations....

Oct 13-14, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Yossi Berg & Oded Graf: Come Jump With Me

New York Premiere Come Jump With Me is a daring, provocative, and witty work that examines the relevancy and significance of creating art in the urgent political reality of Israel. In the explosive political and social reality, this work indeed pushes the limits and “plays with fire,” both literally and visually.

Oct 20 & 21, 7:30PM, Oct 22, 6PM
@ Pioneer Works
 
Walter Dundervill: Skybox

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10. World Premiere Presented Off-Site with Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St Brooklyn, NY 11231 Bessie Award winner Walter Dundervill, known for his immersive performance environments fusing dance, costume, sound and visual...

OCT 21, 2-4PM
@ Pioneer Works
 
Walter Dundervill: Shared Practice

In Shared Practice workshops, Live Arts season artists share the physical and creative practices behind their work. Each process focused session provides participants an opportunity to recharge their own artistry by experiencing different approaches to making and moving with similarly-motivated professionals.

OCT 28, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Preeti Vasudevan: Shared Practice-Stories by Hand

The two-hour Shared Practice will showcase aspects of the world premiere piece Stories by Hand, by Preeti Vasudevan.  The background of this process is based on identity and memories. The audience will see a rehearsal of excerpted parts in a ‘stop-and-go’ manner. The time will be...

Nov 2-4, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Preeti Vasudevan: Stories by Hand

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10. World Premiere Stories by Hand is a solo work searching for an individual identity through stories which are personal, mythical, and social, narrated through the continuous placement and displacement of gestures...

Nov 6, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Open Spectrum: Commissioning and Presenting in Confusing Times

Live Arts continues its Open Spectrum Community Dialogues providing space for reflection on the most vital issues facing communities today.  

Nov 15-19, 7:30PM
@ The Collapsable Hole
 
Marjani Forté & Works: Memoirs of a… Unicorn

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10. World Premiere Presented Off-site with The Collapsable Hole 155 Bank St New York, NY 10014 Marjani Forté-Saunders teams up with media designer Meena Murugesan, sound designer Everett Saunders, set designer...

Dec 4, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: Is There An Artist Class? (And must they stay hungry?)

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1oth. Live Arts continues its Open Spectrum Community Dialogues providing space for reflection on the most vital issues facing communities today.

Dec 8 & 9, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Fresh Tracks: Auditioned Works

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Live Arts’ legendary Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its 53-year commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. The program provides five emerging artists with...

Dec 13-16, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
zoe | juniper: Clear & Sweet

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. NYC Premiere Clear & Sweet is a multi-disciplinary performance by zoe | juniper incorporating dance and live singing based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp Singing, a form of spiritual a...

DEC 16, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
zoe | juniper: Shared Practice

In Shared Practice workshops, Live Arts season artists share the physical and creative practices behind their work. Each process focused session provides participants an opportunity to recharge their own artistry by experiencing different approaches to making and moving with similarly-motivated professionals.

JAN 16-20, 10AM-12PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Open Company Class

Open Company Classes with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Progressing from somatic floor work to standing exercises, technical and creative challenges culminate in lush, expressive phrase work.

Jan 22, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
BILL CHATS: Salman Rushdie

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. New York Live Arts popular series, Bill Chats begins with a discussion between Bill T. Jones and British author and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie.

Feb 12, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Open Spectrum: spring

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Live Arts continues its Open Spectrum Community Dialogues providing space for reflection on the most vital issues facing communities today.

Feb 21-24, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst: The Making Room

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1oth. NYC premiere The Making Room is an investigation into innovative ways of sharing the creative process from start to premiere. Organized by Bebe Miller Company, the project brings...

FEB 24, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst: Shared Practice

In Shared Practice workshops, Live Arts season artists share the physical and creative practices behind their work. Each process focused session provides participants an opportunity to recharge their own artistry by experiencing different approaches to making and moving with similarly-motivated professionals.

Mar 5, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
BILL CHATS

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1oth. New York Live Arts popular series, Bill Chats returns, featuring Bill T. Jones in dialogue with writers, scholars, visual artists and activists.

MAR 17, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Joanna Kotze: Shared Practice

In Shared Practice workshops, Live Arts season artists share the physical and creative practices behind their work. Each process focused session provides participants an opportunity to recharge their own artistry by experiencing different approaches to making and moving with similarly-motivated professionals.

MAR 19-23, 10AM-12PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Open Company Class

Open Company Classes with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Progressing from somatic floor work to standing exercises, technical and creative challenges culminate in lush, expressive phrase work.

Mar 23 & 24, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kaneza Schaal: Live Feed In-Process - The Cotillion

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1oth. The Cotillion is a companion piece to Schaal’s Jack & Jill and expands the investigation of ceremonial entrances into society. From re-entry into...

Mar 28-31, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Joanna Kotze: What will we be like when we get there

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. World premiere Bessie Award winner Joanna Kotze presents What will we be like when we get there, a new interdisciplinary dance performance created with long time collaborators Netta Yerushalmy (dancer/choreographer), Jonathan Allen (visual artist)...

April 4-7, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jack Ferver: Everything is Imaginable

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. World premiere Writer, director, and choreographer Jack Ferver, presents Everything Is Imaginable, performed by a stellar cast: Martha Graham Dance Company member Lloyd Knight, American Ballet Theater principal James Whiteside, dancer...

Apr 13 & 14, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: Live Feed In-Process - Untitled (1-2)

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Kimberly Bartosik explores faith, ecstasy, and violence within specific, radical religious practices in Untitled (1-2). This two-phase, dual-venue work delves into her experiences of growing...

May 4 & 5
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lang Dance

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School, Arts , “home to one of the more progressive collegiate dance departments in New York” (New York Times), offers a unique...

May 5 & 6, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Rashaad Newsome: Live Feed In-Process - FIVE

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Newsome’s FIVE explores Voguing, a competitive dance form created by a subculture of Black and Latino LGBTQ and GNC New Yorkers in the 1970’s. Accompanied...

May 10-12, 7:30PM
ADF Presents-
dendy/donovan projects: Elvis Everywhere

New York Premiere The ADF-commissioned “Elvis Everywhere” is dendy/donovan projects’ latest work. “America is Elvis Presley–the most beautiful, talented, rebellious nation in the history of Earth. And now, you’re in your Vegas years. You’ve squeezed yourself into a white jumpsuit, you’re wheezing your way through ‘Love Me...

May 11 & 12, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Netta Yerushalmy: Live Feed In-Process - Paramodernities

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Yerushamly’s Paramodernities engages with the canon of modern dance in radical ways in order to spark new ideas and new choreographies. The project involves deconstructions...

May 18 & 19, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kota Yamazaki/ Fluid hug-hug: Live Feed In-Process - Darkness Odyssey Part 3

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 1oth. The third installment of Yamazaki’s Darkness Odyssey series, is a non-operatic celebration of “becoming others”. Inspired by writings of authors Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, and Butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata’s...

May 21, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
BILL CHATS Wynton Marsalis

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. New York Live Arts popular series, Bill Chats returns, featuring Bill T. Jones in dialogue with writers, scholars, visual artists and activists.

JUN 1 & 2 at 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: Work in Progress

RoseAnne Spradlin is the 2017-18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). This award continues a long relationship with New York Live Arts and Dance Theater Workshop, beginning with Fresh Tracks in 1990, and several presentations and commissions since. Join us for this special work in progress showing of the new work...

Jun 15 & 16, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Fresh Tracks: Residency Showing

Member pre-sale starts on July 10th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 10th. Live Arts’ legendary Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its 53-year commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. The program provides five emerging artists with a 59-hour studio...

JUN 18-23
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: 2018 Summer Workshop

Led by members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, students explore the choreography and creative procedures in Bill T. Jones’ work in this 6 day workshop. The week culminates in a showing.