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Marie Lloyd Paspe in Afterwardsness (2021) Photo by Stephanie Berger
In the psychoanalysis of Sigmund Freud, afterwardsness is “a mode of belated understanding or retroactive attribution of sexual or traumatic meaning to earlier events… “ Jettisoning the sexual component and emphasizing the notion of “trauma”, this awkward though evocative term comes very close to describing Bill T....
By Maria Baranova
Deep Blue Sea
“Pip saw God’s foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and therefore his shipmates called him mad. So man’s insanity is heaven’s sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal or...
Image by Maria Baranova
Image by Maria Baranova
What Problem?
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 40th Anniversary Season Fall 2022 National Tour Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s latest work What Problem? provokes the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation that many feel during these divisive political times. Adapted for proscenium stages from the massive work, Deep Blue Sea (2021)*, Jones conceived...
Curriculum refers to an interactive system of instruction and learning with specific goals, contents, strategies, measurement and resources, typically associated with a young person in an academic setting. What do young people need to know to be free in today’s society? And why make another dance-theatre work? This question is...


Time Square Performance: /Time: Study III
Due to air quality, this performance has been canceled
Curriculum II American Dance Festival Durham, NC
June 29th-30th
American Dance Festival
What Problem? 
July 17, at 7pm

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02/21/2023 —
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company at The Quick
02/20/2023 — The Daily News
Black History Month: Irreplaceable ‘dance treasure’ grew up in Springwater
02/14/2023 — NW Theatre Awards
NWTheatre Awards: Companies, Trends, & Touring Shows of 2022
Photo by Maria Baranova
01/11/2023 — The New York Times
Review: To the Moon! A Vivid Bill T. Jones Dance Leaves Earth’s Orbit

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