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The Sunday Conversation: With Bill T. Jones
12/11/2011

Bill T. Jones won his second Tony Award for choreographing “Fela!,” a musical about the late Nigerian Afrobeat singer, composer and political activist Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Jones, 59, also cowrote the book and directed the high-energy show about the government’s crackdown on his commune. “Fela!” comes to the Ahmanson Theatre...

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Sunday Arts
11/14/2011
WNET channel 13
New York Live Arts is an organization formed earlier this year by a merger of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Dance Theater Workshop. The first presenting season of New York Live Arts started in September and will continue through the spring of 2012.

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A Move to Strengthen Two Merged Dance Companies
11/12/2011

The Kresge Foundation is stepping forward with a housewarming present of sorts for New York Live Arts, the newly created organization that merged Dance Theater Workshop and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

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Revisiting the past, looking to the future: Bill T. Jones launches New York Live Arts
09/21/2011
nj.com
To launch a new era as the executive artistic director of New York Live Arts, the latest incarnation of Dance Theater Workshop, choreographer Bill T. Jones has reached into his past and unearthed works with the spring and resiliency of youth. The first of two programs dubbed “Body Against Body,”...

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Body Against Body, New York Live Arts
09/20/2011
ft.com
With choreographers who came up in the 1970s – the “dance decade” – now reaching a certain age, New York has been swimming in retrospectives. The anniversary events may be educational, but they have hardly revised my sense of earlier decades or even the choreographers’ work – until now. The...

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Dancing between liberation and disaster
09/20/2011
metro.us
Bill T. Jones, the much-decorated director of Chelsea’s newly minted New York Live Arts, first streaked across the city’s dance firmament nearly 35 years ago. He has since won every award the country confers on its artists, including two Tonys. His troupe, now the resident company at NYLA, this week shows...

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Bill T. Jones Brings Two Of His Singular Dance Works To The Festival
06/17/2011
nhregister.com
It’s telling that it was 8 a.m. and Bill T. Jones was on his way to an appointment. There aren’t many artists who see the light of day before noon. By then Jones is probably stirring the pot of three more projects.

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company to merge with Dance Theater Workshop
12/03/2010
Washington Post
When choreographer Bill T. Jones picks up his Kennedy Center Honor on Sunday, he will be receiving it not just as the longtime director of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Tony Award-winning choreographer of “Fela!” and “Spring Awakening.” Jones, it was announced Thursday, is now also...

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Dance Theater Merges With Bill T. Jones Troupe
12/02/2010

Bill T. Jones, co-founder, artistic director and choreographer of the Bill T. Jones-Arnie Zane Dance Company, discusses the merger with WNYC Host Isaac Davy-Aronson.

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New York Dance Companies Merge
12/01/2010
wnyc.org
In an unusual move that may alter the contemporary dance landscape in New York, the boards of Dance Theater Workshop and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company voted unanimously Wednesday to merge their organizations, forming a combination producing and presenting entity to be called New York Live Arts.

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