Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company


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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...
Photo by Maria Baranova
What Problem?
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. Jones and the company develop individual content with local community members in each of the touring locations making each perform. February 1, 2020 George...
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...


Analogy/Dora: Tramontane (2015)
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Originally premiered 2015
Deep Blue Sea Park Avenue Armory
Deep Blue Sea The Mann Center
May 8-9, 2020

In the news

02/03/2020 — GMU Fourth Estate
World debut of “What Problem?” performance closes out Artist-In-Residence at the CFA
01/24/2020 — DC Metro Theater Arts
Interview with renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones ahead of world premiere of ‘What Problem?’ at Center for the Arts
12/31/2019 — BET
Our Favorite Black Excellence Moments From This Decade
12/12/2019 — Washington Post
Storytelling is the key ingredient in the year’s best dance works


Fear and Anger

Bill recounts recent experiences at the Spoleto Festival in South Carolina against the backdrop of recent current events. Plus, our Five Finger Programming.


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Huiwang Zhang
Barrington Hinds
J. Bouey
Shane Larson
Chanel Howard
Nayaa Opong
Dean Husted


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