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...


What Problem? Memorial Hall
October 28-29, 2022
Carolina Performing Arts
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Tickets on sale August 9.
What Problem? The VETS Auditorium
November 4, 2022
Co-presented by FirstWorks & Brown Arts Institute at Brown University
Providence, RI
Tickets on sale July 26
What Problem? The Granada Theatre
November 15, 2022
UCSB Arts & Lectures
Santa Barbara, CA
What Problem? Royce Hall at UCLA
November 19, 2022
Los Angeles, CA

In the news

10/01/2021 — fjord review
fjord Review of Deep Blue Sea: "Deep Dive"
10/01/2021 — TIME Magazine
TIME Magazine Conversation with Bill T. Jones
09/25/2021 — The New Yorker
The New Yorker: Going Ons About Town: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
09/17/2021 — The New York Times
All the Ways to Fall for Dance Again Onstage and Beyond

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.


Performer spotlight

Huiwang Zhang
Barrington Hinds
Danielle Marshall
Shane Larson
Marie Lloyd Paspe
Jacoby Pruitt
Jada Jenai
Nayaa Opong


Company Workshops & Classes
Company Licensing
Company Creative Residencies