Season at a glance

JUN 1 & 2 at 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
RoseAnne Spradlin: “Y” (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 1, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Steps Beyond Foundation presents: Moving Pieces

A multidisciplinary dance concert to benefit the Steps Beyond Foundation.  The program features  Buglisi Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Heidi Latsky Dance, and Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, with works by Fredrick Earl Mosley, Debbie Roshe, Verdon Fosse Legacy, and the debut of Dorrance Dance’s Second Company. Benefit tickets include reception at Elmo’s following...

JUN 2, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Steps Beyond Foundation presents: Steps Conservatory Showcase

Students will perform work by Al Blackstone, Gabrielle Lamb, Fredrick Earl Mosley, American Dance Machine 21 (“America” from West Side Story & “Our Favorite Son/Willamania” from Will Rogers Follies), vocal presentations from class with Jan Horvath, a Horton class demonstration, plus original works by graduating students Virginia Ercolani, Astreé Périchon,...

JUN 3, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Miriam Barbosa Dance: Enter the Luminous

An artistic collaboration blending painting, poetry, music and dance. When painter Maria Popovits’ collaborated with poet James O’Dea the result was a best-selling art book titled “Enter the Luminous”. It is from this marriage of poetry and painting in which Ms. Barbosa drew her inspiration for this evening’s work premiere....

JUN 9, 3PM & 7:30PM | JUN 10, 12PM & 4PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Ellen Robbins: Ellen Robbins Annual Student Concerts

Culminating a year’s work with world-renowned dance educator Ellen Robbins, each student creates her/his own solo, steeped in the unmistakable individualism that resides in every child. Their works span a variety of theater experiences; humorous, dramatic, lyrical, minimal, abstract. Music selections range from Bach, to Debussy, to Stravinsky, to Jimi...

Jun 12-16, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Armitage Gone! Dance – Buglisi Dance Theatre – Carolyn Dorfman Dance – Jennifer Muller/The Works: WOMEN / CREATE: A Festival of Dance

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 4 Pieces –  2 Premieres – and 27 Dancers. Four distinguished and innovative choreographers, at the height of their careers, each...

Jun 15 & 16, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
Fresh Tracks 2017-18: Residency Showing

Join us for an informal showing of work developed by the 2017-18 Fresh Tracks Artists Nora Alami, Brendan Drake, Lisa Fagan, Alethea Pace, and Jessie Young. Live Arts’ legendary Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its 53-year commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. The program...

JUN 17, 5PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Randy Cohen: Person Place Thing

Person Place Thing is an interview show based on this idea: people are particularly engaging when they speak not directly about themselves but about something they care about. For this show, Randy Cohen will interview Bill T. Jones to talk about one person, one place, and one thing that is important to him.

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

For 36 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. The 2018 Summer Workshop offers a concentrated opportunity to delve into the thoughtful and vigorous movement training, the innovative creative...

JUN 23, 11AM & 3:30PM
@ The Bronx River
Angela's Pulse / Paloma McGregor: Building a Better Fishtrap / from the river's mouth

Building a Better Fishtrap / from the river’s mouth is a performance ritual that honors and embodies the stories and spirit of the Bronx River. Created through collaboration with dozens of artists and community members, the work takes audiences by boat on a 1.5-mile stretch of the once embattled waterway;...

Jun 24, 2-8PM
The House Party: Live Arts Pride 2018

Curated by Tyler Ashley, The Dauphine of Bushwick THE HOUSE PARTY is a building wide and sidewalk celebration in the historic gayborhood, Chelsea, just blocks from the pride march. The daylong performance party embodies the historical importance and unwavering power of houses in LGBTQAI culture. Queer nightlife and art scene come together...

JUN 28-30, 7:30PM | JUL 1, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Sidra Bell Dance New York: NYC Season 2018

Sidra Bell Dance New York presents a new work, F R I C T I O N (prequel) with longtime collaborator and composer Juilliard trained Alexey Gorokholinsky who will perform live with the company. F R I C T I O N is paired with the critically acclaimed work garment...