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Bill T. Jones: Religious Roots Of His Choreography And Dance
01/11/2012

Bill T. Jones has stormed Broadway in recent years with his Tony Award winning choreography in Spring Awakening and Fela! Yet Jones is no newcomer to the dance world. He has been a leading dancer and choreographer since arriving in New York in the 1970s with partner and collaborator Arnie...

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The Montclair Times: Gather 'round: Bill T. Jones has some stories to tell
01/10/2012

Is he a showman or provocateur? Is he creating a performance of alienation or entertainment? What’s that giant digital clock doing on stage?

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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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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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