Season at a glance

 
Session 2: Saturdays, 10 -12 pm, Apr 15, 22, 29
Session 3: Saturdays, 10 -12 pm, May 13, 20, 27
Session 4: Saturdays, 10 - 12 pm, Jun 3, 10, 17
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Thinkers & Movers: MAKE

Screen-Free Zone A series of 3 class sessions to promote community building, critical thinking and physical engagement through the arts! Fueled by imagination, young artists command the space in Live Arts state-of-the art studio- a screen free zone! In MAKE, a weekly, two hour workshop, an established artist...

Session 1: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, Apr 15, 22, 29
Session 2: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, May 13, 20, 27
Session 3: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, Jun 3, 10, 17
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Thinkers & Movers: Tiny Thoughts
An Adult & Child Movement Class

Thinkers & Movers: Tiny Thoughts is Live Arts first movement class for the smallest artists! Explore elements of space with this movement class tailored to toddlers and their caregivers. Through a 45 minute class, an established artist instructor will work closely with these tiny thinkers. Your Thinkers and...

Apr 19-22, 26-29 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Okwui Okpokwasili: Poor People’s TV Room

Bessie Award-winning and New York Live Arts’ Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist Okwui Okpokwasili presents the culmination of her two-year residency at Live Arts with the New York Premiere of Poor People’s TV Room.  The piece is informed by two historic incidents in Nigeria: The Women’s War of 1929, a resistance movement...

Apr 28 & May 1
@ Macau Arts Festival
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement & Music/ A Letter to My Nephew

Performed with live musicians,* Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

MAY 5–6, 730PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lang Dance

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School, Arts , “home to one of the more progressive collegiate dance departments in New York” (NY Times), offers a unique undergraduate dance curriculum centered on research and experimentation within the movement based arts. These performances highlight new works created with...

May 12–13 at 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Joanna Kotze: Live Feed In Process: What will we be like when we get there

New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” award winner for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer, Joanna Kotze presents a work-in- progress of her new interdisciplinary dance performance What will we be like when we get there. Created and performed by Kotze and long-time collaborators dancer/choreographer Netta Yerushalmy, visual artist Jonathan Allen and composer/musician...

May 13, 2017
@ The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, Purchase, NY
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist

In Part Two of Analogy: A Trilogy, we meet Lance, whose battles with his own personal demons-drugs and excess-exposes us to another type of war. It was the battlefield of the nightlife and underworld of the late 80s and early 90s club culture and sex trade. This “pretty boy-gangster thug”,...

May 14 at 2pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
National YoungArts Foundation Salon Series: Critical Junctures: Alexei Ratmansky

Alexei Ratmansky in conversation with Cassandra Trenary (2011 YoungArts Winner in Dance) Hailed by The New York Times as the “choreographer who leaps even higher,” Alexei Ratmansky has been changing the landscape of ballet and revitalizing the classical genre for  audiences worldwide.  He has been artist in residence at...

May 18 & 19 1-4pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: embodying embryology

Body-mind centering® study group led by RoseAnne Spradlin Our development never stops, we are continually evolving, unspooling our potential.  How can the body organize itself for dance from this knowledge, this place? Classes will involve individual explorations led by RoseAnne, grounded in the BMC® embryological work.  There will also be time for...

May 20 at 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble & The Shakespeare Society: Romeo and Juliet

PASSIONS RUN HOT in the modern metropolis of Verona, where two star-crossed lovers find each other in the midst of chaos, caught between their feuding families. This performance of William Shakespeare’s most enduring romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, features performances from the talented and hard-working young actors of...

May 21 at 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
The Canales Project: Between Two Worlds

The “Between Two Worlds” program—part of a series focusing on using the arts FOR SOCIAL IMPACT – was founded by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales. The Canales Project aims to recruit what Canales calls an “army of compassion,” a diverse roster of artists, each of whom has a personal story about living “between...

May 24-27, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Purchase Dance Company

A diverse program of contemporary work and classical masterpieces by acclaimed choreographers and talented new voices. Featuring stunning premieres and fresh re-stagings that showcase the dynamic range of Purchase College’s professional caliber students and reflects the Conservatory’s stature as a leading center for world-class dance training.

May 25
@ University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement & Music

Performed with live musicians,* Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

Jun 13-17 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Armitage Gone! Dance – Buglisi Dance Theatre – Elisa Monte Dance – Jennifer Muller/The Works: Armitage / Buglisi / Monte / Muller – LIVE!

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6 Pieces – 3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers. Four distinguished and innovative choreographers, at the height of their careers, each with a powerful...

Jun 14-15 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Fresh Tracks: 2016-17 Residency Showing

The 2016-17 Fresh Tracks artists are Doug LeCours, Jessica Pretty, Lily Bo Shapiro, Sophie Sotsky, and Ashley R.T. Yergens. New York Live Arts’ Fresh Tracks Program is New York City’s leading, season-long residency and performance opportunity for artists exploring hybrid and movement-based work at the early stages of 

Jun 16–17 at 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Paloma McGregor: Live Feed: Building a Better Fishtrap

Paloma McGregor’s iterative performance project, Building a Better Fishtrap, is rooted in the reclamation of her 91-year-old father’s vanishing fishing tradition. The work centers on three central questions that arise when you leave your ancestral home: What do you take with you? Leave behind? Return to reclaim? In Phase 2, a...

Jun 19-24, 2017
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: 2017 Summer Workshop

This workshop is geared towards advanced and professional level dancers.For 35 years, the BTJ/AZ Company has been on the leading edge of contemporary art, moving audiences around the world with the athleticism, intelligence, and human resonance of its work. Now, the 2017 Summer Workshop will offer immersion in the rigorous training, creative methods and...

Jun 21-23 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
LYDIA JOHNSON DANCE: New York Season 2017

“What seems to count most for Ms. Johnson is music. The four pieces on the program all showed uncommon skill at matching ballet movement to music, both at the large scale of structure and in small, felicitous details.”-Brian Seibert, The New York Times, 2015 An exciting...

Jun 28 at 7:30 pm Jun 29-Jul 1 at 7 pm & 9 pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jody Oberfelder Projects: The Brain Piece

The Brain Piece illuminates the “dance” that continuously takes place in our minds. The project creates tangible and interactive experiences. Dance, music, film, and words enliven the inner life of the brain through overlapping perceptual domains. Oberfelder wants the audience to experience dance as a language that goes directly to...

Week 1: Aug 7-11, 9:30 am - 4:30pm Week 2: Aug 14-18, 9:30 am - 4:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Thinkers & Movers: Summer Workshop

Located in the heart of Chelsea, New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry, a place where thinking and movement meet the future. In alignment with that philosophy, we invite young artists to leap into summer at our second annual Thinkers & Movers Summer Workshop. Taking...