Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company


Currently Touring

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’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...


Deep Blue Sea Park Avenue Armory
World Premiere
September 28–October 9, 2021
Monday–Thursday at 7:30pm
Friday–Saturday at 8:00pm
Afterwardsness - UMASS Fine Arts Center UMASS Fine Arts Center
Oct 24 & 25
Afterwardsness - College of the Holy Cross College of the Holy Cross
Oct 27
Afterwardsness - Northrop Auditorium & Walker Arts Center Northrop Auditorium & Walker Arts Center
Nov 10-14, 2021

In the news

06/02/2021 — The Brooklyn Rail
A Choreographed Return to Theaters
05/20/2021 — The New York Times
Review: Bill T. Jones’s Fragments for a Fragmented Time
03/09/2021 — The New York Times
Park Avenue Armory Announces an In-Person Spring Season
02/09/2021 — The New York Times
What’s a Dance Theater Without an Audience?

Bill's Diary: Pause/Intermission

Bill’s Diary: Pause/Intermission is an intimate look into the ways Bill T. and the company continue their creative explorations in the midst of COVID-19. This will include photos, videos, texts, songs, classes/workshops, and other artistic inspirations as well as live-streamed discussions between Jones and guests.



Company Workshops & Classes
Company Licensing
Company Creative Residencies