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Legendary choreographer, director, dancer, activist, and MacArthur “Genius” Bill T. Jones will grace Bovard Auditorium for a one-of-a-kind evening of dance and discussion. In a unique two-part presentation, Jones will talk with Kenneth Foster, director of the USC Arts Leadership Program, about the challenges and rewards of being an artist-leader. In the second half of the evening, Jones will collaborate with students from the USC Thornton School of Music and USC Kaufman School of Dance on an adaptation of his fascinating multidisciplinary work Story/Time, which fuses the age-old art of storytelling with a vibrant landscape of contemporary movement and music.

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by Kenneth Foster (Arts Leadership), Veronika Krausas (Music), and d. Sabela Grimes (Dance).

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New York City Premiere

An endearing, insightful interactive solo from Palestinian choreographer, Farah Saleh, exploring the relationship between artists and society and the means of keeping this relationship open and vibrant amidst shifting geo-political and social trends.

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Buy your ticket to this show, Rebecca Lazier and Ann Liv Young at the same time and save 15% as part of our re-animator ticket package.

Downtown dance legend Valda Setterfield adds to a multi-year, citywide examination of the Shakespearean tragedy with a deeply personal and riveting Lear of her own. Created in collaboration with John Scott, Artistic Director of Dublin-based John Scott Dance (formerly Irish Modern Dance Theatre) whose choreography falls “somewhere between Beckett, Chaplin and Monty Python” (Tanz Magazine), Scott and Setterfield deliver a work that is both deeply personal and playful. The inimitable Setterfield, noted for her work with David Gordon Pick Up Company and as a soloist for Merce Cunningham, plays King Lear, giving a profoundly moving performance that explores the unraveling of a universe, parental love, fear of death, personal transformation and enlightenment. Toppling the hierarchy with Goneral, Regan and Cordelia portrayed by three men, including Irish dancer Ryan O’Neill and young French dancer Kevin Coquelard, Lear is a “timely and tender exploration of aging, loss and regret that gets to the very heart of who we are” (Irish Daily Mail).

Lear was originally commissioned by Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland. Supported by Culture Ireland as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. 

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Presented in Partnership with The Graduate Center, CUNY

OFF-SITE @ The Graduate Center, CUNY

An evening with one of the most influential purveyors of MENA region contemporary art in the US and worldwide. Now working as an independent contemporary art advisor, Ms. Agopian joined Sotheby’s in 2011 as the Senior International Specialist of Contemporary Art after working at White Cube Gallery in London and Phillips New York. With 20 years of experience in the contemporary art world, Ms. Agopian is known for her expertise and strategic vision of the contemporary art market, focusing on Post-1980s art, and her well-recognized strength as a key advisor for private sales to clients worldwide.

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

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Based in New York City, FJK Dance is a contemporary dance company founded in 2014.

              At FJK Dance, we believe in the unique fusion of culture and dance. The endless possibilities of experimenting with the fundamentals of various forms of dance, from classical ballet to ballroom, from Middle Eastern to jazz––we combine the essentials of each to create our own language. One that uses abstract body lines, forms and energy to communicate with our audience. 

            The mission of FJK Dance embodies a fundamental idea – to fuse the vocabularies of various dance forms into a language expressive of our shared capacity to create. Yet this fusion extends beyond dance forms themselves, into a totality that includes costumes, lighting, and sound. Dance forms are rendered, given to the audience through a complex visual and auditory environment that becomes dance-theater

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For the Shared Practice workshop with Ann Liv Young, Sherry will give Sherapy. Sherry is a character who is a performative therapist, created as a tool to explore and explode the performer/audience dichotomy. Sherry engages directly with her audience, whether they are a crowd of hundreds or a couple seeking relationship advice. Her directness is incisive, quickly bringing out the genuine problems and experiences of those she engages with. Sherapy uses the stagecraft of theater to enhance the healing of therapy. In the workshop, Sherry will engage with one person, as a way for the room to witness her process and her practice.

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A showcase of dances of all styles performed by students and professionals from the Fred Astaire Dance Studios.

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US Premiere

(83 minutes, Palestine)

Self-taught indy phenoms the Abunasser twins have ignited the international film festival circuit with their first feature, a rare glimpse of life in Gaza. Known for their award-winning short films and a remarkable set of cinema poster pastiches, the brothers conjure a hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip when the electricity is on. Christine’s beauty salon is heaving with female clients: a bride-to-be, a pregnant woman, a bitter divorcée, a devout woman and a pill-popping addict. But their day of leisure is disrupted when gunfire breaks out across the street. A gangland family has stolen the lioness from Gaza’s only zoo, and Hamas has decided it’s time to settle old scores. Stuck in the salon, with the prospect of death drawing ever nearer, the women start to unravel. How will the day end? Will they lose their lives for the sake of “liberating the lioness”?

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A conversation with performance and dance theorist Andre Lepecki on dance and the political transformations it reflects in the current sphere.

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studios

Clear & Sweet is a new multi­-disciplinary performance incorporating dance, vocals and visuals resulting from an inquiry into Southern Baptist Sacred Harp Singing and Scofield’s complicated connection to her Southern roots.

Sacred Harp Singing is a form of spiritual a cappella choral singing founded in Southern Baptist churches and now practiced in secular groups. The strikingly raw singing – it only uses four notes and can be sung by anyone – caught Zoe’s attention while on a trip home to Georgia and has become a powerful lens for exploring the complexities of growing up in the South. Recognizing commonalities between Sacred Harp Singing and the company's work – a desire to bring about redemption through physical exertion and to allow for personal experiences of worship in the company of others – we will bring these unexpected synchronicities to the stage.

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The haunting films of Kamal Aljafari mix documentary, fiction and personal memoir to render complex portaits. Pointedly political, Aljafari’s films wonderfully embed their ideology into a cinematic poetry graced by light humor.

Recollection (2015, 70 minutes, Palestine/Germany) 
The Israeli and American features shot in the town of Jaffa from the 60s to the 90s are the basis for the story of a dream. All protagonists are removed from the original footage, leaving an empty setting formed by the town. Thus, the impossible is made possible from the “I” perspective, namely filming the past and compiling a picture album made of memories. 

Visit Iraq (2003, 26 minutes, Palestine/Germany)
A humorous look at the rumors surrounding an Iraqi Airways agency in Geneva, which has remained mysteriously abandoned since 1990.

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New York Live Arts Studio

Sundance Institute Theater Program (Theater Lab in MENA) and innovative global design firm IDEO bring their immersive community program Creative Tensions for a very special edition conceived exclusively for Live Ideas. Creative Tensions is a physically activated collective conversation in which participants declare where they stand on a topic by virtue of where they stand in the room. Inspired and provoked by a pair of speakers who approach the topic from wildly different contexts, Creative Tensions prompts reflection, explores nuance, and celebrates the rare moment when one changes one’s mind. Panelists (called Protagonists) to be announced.

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New York Live Arts Studio

A multi-faceted conversation reflecting the worldwide journey of discovery of two widely respected spiritual leaders two years after the release of their ground-breaking book Sons of Abraham, and the many issues and socio-political circumstances that both divide Jews and Muslims and bring them closer together.

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The history of choreography and performance in the Arabic speaking region lives within reciprocal gazes, alternative emotional and physical states, and a movement practice that is centralized on pleasure. In this master class, choreographer, performer and theorist Adham Hafez will be performing with the attendees strategies of performative communication, mutual pleasure, self-pleasure and ecstasy as modes of producing a dance/performance space and experience. The notion 'sultana' -unique to Arab performance practices, will be explored, performed, rearticulated and shared through voice, movement and gazes.

Adham Hafez taught contemporary dance and performance studies internationally including American University in Cairo and the Cairo Opera House Modern Dance School (Egypt), Impulstanz (Austria), and Konstfak (Sweden). He has set up several dance and performance pedagogic processes including HADS in Cairo. Awarded choreographer and composer, he continues to be run his internationally touring performance company based in Cairo, and currently he is a PhD candidate at New York University.

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Presented in Association with Joe’s Pub

MENA/Future closes with a very special engagement with Hassan Hakmoun, one of the most notable figures in contemporary Moroccan music. Schooled in the traditional sounds of the Gnawa people in his native Marrakesh, since moving to the US his music has absorbed elements from a variety of popular styles, from jazz and "world music" to neo-classical contemporary Western music and cerebral pop, resulting in a diverse, award-winning and critically acclaimed body of work. Hassan Hakmoun's 6-piece ensemble includes the sintir plus vocals, guitar, drums, percussion, flute/sax, and karkaba, the metal double castenets of the Gnawa.

Joe’s Pub / The Public Theater
425 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10003

TICKETS / (212) 967-7555.

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Marie Al Fajr shares dance techniques and research methods from her practice over the past two decades. Enmeshed in exploring the Arab-Muslim and Ottoman histories of poetry, mysticism and choreography, Marie Al Fajr builds contemporary dance work that stems from in-depth historical investigations. The ‘hidden garden,’ a metaphor common in Arab miniature depictions, songs and poems from bygone times, is an invitation to look at a unique dance material and somatic practices.

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New York Live Arts Studio

A masterclass with one of the most dynamic forces in contemporary dance. Known for his immersive experiments in varied cultural forms, Augustijnen has been working closely with les ballets C de la B since 1991, initially as a dancer in performances staged by Alain Platel, Hans Van den Broeck and Francisco Camacho, and since 1997, he has become one of the dance company’s house choreographers.

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New York Live Arts Studio

An intimate, revealing conversation with the creative team behind “Badke.” Exploring the impetus to bridge worlds, this discussion will center on the origin, process, risk, and unparalleled experience of realizing an international dance experiment developed in collaboration with 10 young Palestinian dancers in Ramallah.

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An exclusive screening featuring acclaimed work and US premieres by two of the most unique filmmakers of the region. Combining experimental film technique with narrative structures that question collective memory in the face of ongoing challenges to future-focused ideals, these filmmakers continue to generate powerful visions for the future of cinema.

Films by Maha Maamoun (Egypt)

2026 (2015, 10 minutes)
Shooting Stars Remind Me of Eavesdroppers (2013, 5 minutes)
Night Visitor: The Night of Counting the Years (2011, 9 minutes)

With her films, Maamoun trawls through the cultural imagination in search of historiographical framing in which to set the present. Maamoun’s works indicate that the question of whether art can step out of the symbolic circle in order to have an effect in the world is posed incorrectly: it’s all about the how. Art is opening out almost of its own accord when Maamoun takes seriously symbolic representations and has them clash with one another. In this process ruptures are caused in the representations, enabling the painful points of current questions to be intuited.

Domestic Tourism II (2009, 62 minutes)
In both Domestic Tourism II, Mammoun’s interest is in the generic visual representations of Cairo in a broad sense, and where this intersects with, and is negotiated by, personal experiences. These digitally manipulated images present more complicated, less-sellable and slightly uncomfortable images that comment on the Egypt consumed locally. Tourism in this context refers to a mode of navigating a place and consumption of a locale, whether by a foreigner or a local, and the title, Domestic Tourism, refers to both an intimate and distant relationship to one’s environment.

Films by Larissa Sansour (Jerusalem/Denmark)

Nation Estate (2012, 9 minutes)
Nation Estate is a 9-minute sci-fi short offering a clinically dystopian, yet humorous approach to the deadlock in the Middle East. With its glossy mixture of computer generated imagery, live actors and an arabesque electronica soundtrack, Nation Estate explores a vertical solution to Palestinian statehood. In Sansour’s film, Palestinians have their state in the form of a single skyscraper: the Nation Estate. One colossal high-rise houses the entire Palestinian population – now finally living the high life.

Feast of the Inhabitants (2012, 16 minutes)
In Sansour’s humorous take on the relation between food, politics and cultural identity, the natives are indeed restless. Gathered around a painterly selection of regional delicacies, a group of omnivorous locals host a lively debate covering topics ranging from the best season for lamb’s meat to the multiple Catch 22’s of occupation by a power routinely classifying the Palestinians simply as the ‘Inhabitants of the Territories’ – granting them a more anonymous and legally obscure status than ‘citizens’ or ‘subjects’.

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Presented in Partnership with Goethe-Institut New York

A conversation with one of today's most prolific contemporary art collectors and cultural voices. In addition to his role as political commentator for MSNBC, CNN and Bloomberg TV, Al Qassemi emerged among the foremost voices translating the events of the 'Arab Spring' across social media, recognized by TIME Magazine for harnessing its tools to translate events in real time for a worldwide audience. As founder of the Sharjah-based Barjeel Art Foundation he supports some of the Arab world's most vital new voices through exhibitions locally and internationally, and has risen to become one of the most influential and oft-discussed collectors of politically engaged art in the world.

Goethe-Institut New York
30 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003

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A collection of infamous and acclaimed shorts spanning the MENA region.

Red Carpet (8 minutes, Palestine)
Tress of Hair by Doa Aly (2008, 12 minutes, Egypt)
Hysterical Choir of the Frightened by Doa Aly (2014, 4 minutes, Egypt)
Love Dance by Shayma Aziz (2011, 5 minutes, Egypt)
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Lana Al Sennawy (2012, 4 minutes, Egypt)
Cocoon by Mey Stefan/Jens Junker (2013, 6 minutes, Lebanon/Syria/Germany)
Face B by Leila Albayaty (2014, 29 minutes, Iraq/Germany)

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Presented in Partnership with The Graduate Center, CUNY

OFF-SITE at The Graduate Center, CUNY

An evening with two of the most influential media figures of our time. Egyptian satirist, columnist, cardiac surgeon and host of Al-Bernameg (The Program), a satirical news program from 2011 to 2014 inspired by Jon Stewart and The Daily Show which remains the most subscribed YouTube channel in Egypt, Dr. Youssef has established himself as one of today’s most vital voices in observing the political currents in the Middle East and its resonance throughout the world. In 2013, he was named one of the "100 most influential people in the world" by Time Magazine. Rula Jebreal is an award-winning journalist, author and foreign policy analyst who has received accolades for her groundbreaking work in Italy, the United States and across the Middle East. Since moving to the United States in 2009, she has been an on-air foreign policy analyst for MSNBC and a contributor to the Daily Beast, Newsweek and Salon.com, where her articles have reflected a deep knowledge of Islamic extremism, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the new political order in the Arab Muslim world. Rula has appeared frequently on CNN and Bloomberg, and she has written op-eds for the New York Times and the San Jose Mercury News, among other media outlets. An evening of laughter and insight from two of the world’s most vital voices of transformation.

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

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US Premiere

Fascinated by an artisan’s gestures in which movement is organized to serve production, Mriziga uses his body like a tool to play with perspective and audience expectations. What emerges is an ancient symbol bearing new meaning, questioning our fundamental attachment to symbols and their ability to transgress meanings over time. In the artist’s own words: “The starting point of 55 is: how can I be as functional as possible on stage? As a dancer you constantly ask yourself questions: Is it sufficient? Is this what I want to convey? Is this the right form? What exactly am I doing? What am I making? What do I express? I set out in search of functionality and the form functionality may adopt. It is an almost architectural approach. I question myself as a performer and as a creator.”

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OFFSITE at Lycée Francais, 505 East 75th Street, New York, NY, 10021 

Presented by the LFNY Cultural Center in Association with New York Live Arts’ Live Ideas: MENA/Future & Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Firebrand Tunisian singer, songwriter, and composer Emel Mathlouthi has been called "The Voice of the Tunisian Revolution." An inheritor of the legacy of American and Arabic protest singers of the 1960’s, she is considered one of the great divas of the Arab World. She gained attention when her song “Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free)” was adopted by the Arab Spring revolutionaries and soon became like an anthem throughout the region. Mathlouthi is devoted to her Tunisian folk roots but deeply influenced by such Western artists as Joan Baez, Massive Attack, Bjork and her sometime-collaborator Tricky. Her gorgeous, intricate sound moves between rock, trip-hop and electronica, all interlaced with classical Arabic tradition. Her delicate and rousing songs express love, suffering and longing for home in a deeply confessional style that verges on sacred Sufi music and an idiom that would not be out of place in the discos of Europe or America.

You can watch Mathlouthi's recent performance at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert HERE.

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New York City Premiere

HaRaKa Platform (Various)

Four female performers bring their solo works to NYC for the first time reflecting current realities within the complexity and personalization of political forces on their bodies and craft, and the difficulty of making work in the region. Through movement, comedy, and extraordinary breadth, these works examine ownership of work and legacy, questioning audience members’ commitment and the artist’s desire to quit art altogether, and the challenge of Arab artists working worldwide.

‘Shagarat Mussafira (Traveling Trees)’ 
by Marie Al Fajr (Paris / Cairo)

Based in Cairo and Paris, French choreographer Marie Al Fajr's work has always raised questions on the politics of aesthetics and the production of temporalities. Her company's choreographic investigation challenges our notions of beauty in contemporary dance now, and problematizes ownership of culture(s). Al Fajr Company was founded by Marie Al Fajr to invest in research into Egyptian dance and music, staging works that are rooted in contemporary Arab culture, the classical Arabic language, and the history of Arab-Islamic art. Her productions refuse market generated aesthetics and Western-centric performance codes. Never starting from ethnology or cultural anthropology perspectives, but rather from an embodied living quotidian knowledge, the work of Marie Al Fajr is perhaps 'intemporary' – as the artist refers to the creations – rather than 'contemporary'.

‘SAP: Safe Art Practice’
by Mona Gamil (Egypt)

Poet, dancer, performance maker and digital artist Mona Gamil is an Egyptian-Irish active member of the thriving Egyptian performance and dance scene. Based in Egypt and Ireland, the work of Mona Gamil doesn't investigate questions of being biracial nor does it speak of intercultural realities. It concretely manifests elements of the complexity of Cairo's contemporary history, and yet never represents it. 'Safe Art Practice' is Mona Gamil's multi-episode guideline to initiate us all into a new genre, a new practice, where we shall never run out of ideas, where we shall always please the market, where we shall always succeed as artists and satisfy all audiences internationally, without resorting to politics and without shocking anyone – not at all. Mona Gamil's work has been presented in Egypt, Germany, Sweden, France and Ireland within performance and visual arts contexts.

‘Atlas’
Concept, choreography, performance by Leyya Mona Tawil (Syria/Palestine)
Music concept, performance by Mike Khoury

Weight of the world.
We crack.
Atlas is concerned with the negotiations of burden – who holds what. It teases assumed agreements between performer and audience – using immersive states to press weight upon the room. Atlas is a score of disorientation that places Tawil at the mercy of her own doing. Survivalist. No resolve. Explicit resolve.

‘In-Situ’
Choreography & Performance by Amira Chebli (Tunis)

In-situ is a sombre performance of oscillating movements within a constricted body. The Tunisian choreographer and performer reflects on the constitutive power of the gaze, as she wonders saying: 'My lips my eyes my legs my smells...all those eyes staring at me, each detail of me'. Amira Chebli proposes belly dance as one of the very last spaces left for a woman to move, to vibrate, to oscillate, to undulate, as she re-members a history of women dancers in the golden age of Arab black and white cinema, seen now through socially policed female bodies.

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Sarah Arison, Slobodan Randjelovic & Jon Stryker
Gala Co-Chairs
 
Bill T. Jones
Artistic Director
 
Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Pl, New York 10280
 
6:30pm Cocktails and performance 
 
7:30pm Dinner, awards and performances 
 
Festive Attire
 
Please contact Jessica Sonders, Individual Giving & Special Events Manager at JSonders@newyorklivearts.org or 212.691.6500 X379
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This event is closed to the Public.
Presenters RSVP Here.

Since it's premiere this past June 2015, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane has both thrilled and moved audiences with its honesty, compassion and above all, it's humanity. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is now creating the second part of the Analogy trilogy, Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist. This work-in-progress showing will give a sneak peak into the troubled world of Jones' nephew, Lance, and his story of addiction and recovery. Both stories, while wildly different ruminate on the nature of service, duty and the question of what is a life well lived.

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3rd Floor Studios
Presenters RSVP Here.

Poor People’s T.V. Room (excerpt, 2015) is the latest collaboration between writer/performer Okwui Okpokwasili and director/visual designer Peter Born. Currently in development, the piece will explore the work of the Women’s Collective Action in Nigeria, informed by the 1929 Igbo Women's War and the 2014’s Bring Back Our Girls movement. For Live Artery, Okpokwasili and Born will show film footage shot in Lagos that will visually inform the piece, followed by a reading by Okpokwasili (approx. 30 minutes). A moderated discussion with the artists will follow the presentation. Poor People’s T.V. Room will premiere in November 2016.

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FIND YOURSELF HERE is the culmination of a two-year collaboration between three dancers and three visual artists using movement as a potent form of communication across disciplines. This work started as a solo, became three trios and is now a sextet with a yearlong collaboration with the composer.

After creating and performing three separate trios, each a collaboration between two dancers and one visual artist created in a short, intensive period of time and connected to a specific space, the team presents an evening-length dance performance that brings the research, discoveries and unique people from these three trios together into one theater. With a spectrum between tension and harmony, isolation and togetherness, the performers use movement as a dynamic, immediate form of dialogue between bodies and disciplines, highlighting the boundaries and shared concerns of visual art and performance and the forums for presenting each.

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Sonya Tayeh’s original work-in-progress You'll Still Call Me By Name is a dance-symphony - an emotionally charged dream-memoir of her deeply complex, mystifying and, at times, jagged relationship with her mother, and thus, with herself. Developed through the Live Feed Program, the new work features frequent collaborators Jo Lampert (performer) and folk and gospel-infused musical wonders The Bengsons (Composer/Performers Abigail Nessen Bengson & Shaun McLain Bengson). You’ll Still Call Me By Name is a theatrical purging, a cathartic exploration of ritual, anger and love. It is the fiery story of faith and choice, of family and devotion, and of the extreme beauty and enlightenment of an individual’s sudden transformation, and the tumult it can cause for those around them.

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Stories By Hand (2015) is a one-woman show by Preeti Vasudevan/Thresh that takes hand gesture of Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance, to tell a story, interweaving east and west, past and present, and the mythic and the everyday. 

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Molly Poerstel will present Fossil (2015), a work-in-progress performed by Jodi Bender, Jennifer Kjos, Alice MacDonald, and Eleanor Smith with costumes by Jane MacDonald. 

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Merging dance, live music and visual arts, Choreographer/Director Pavel Zuštiak (2015 Juried “Bessie” Award) examines the multiplicity of concepts of beauty and its permanence within art. With music by Christian Frederickson and lighting design by Joe Levasseur, Custodians of Beauty asks us to look again, beyond the surface, to see differently. Where do we find beauty today and does it need our defense?
 
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At the precipice of a long conversation Marjani Forté-Saunders pairs with choreographer Nia Love, as the collective LOVE|FORTE, present the early workings of The View From Here. LOVE|FORTE explores the impact of two prodigious artists on their own work, and have found that when studied closely, these artists grant visceral and sensational perspective, beyond their commodified images.
 
 
 
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Andrea Kleine, an ‘enigmatic and eccentric’ (The New York Times), ‘brainy, allusive Downtown artist’ (Village Voice) has been absent from the stage for a decade. She resurfaces in her latest work as the choreographer/filmmaker Yvonne Rainer and Rainer’s lion-tamer-turned-dancer character ‘Kristina,’ transforming a verbatim talk show interview into an imaginary film recounting Kleine’s journey of disappearance. Performed by Andrea Kleine, Anya Liftig, Bobby Previte, Michael Kammers, Paul Langland, and Vicky Shick with original music by Bobby Previte.
 
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Inhabiting the rich and peculiar realm of Samuel Beckett’s trilogy novel Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable, Arcane Collective presents and excerpt of its latest two-part production, Return to Absence and Ebb, slated to premiere at New York Live Arts in April 2016. This vigorous new dance work is performed by Morleigh Steinberg, Oguri, and Boaz Barkan with music by Feltlike with Paul Chavez and The Edge.

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Jen Rosenblit will present excerpts from her latest work Clap Hands (2015) performed by Rosenblit, Effie Bowen, and Admanda Kobilka, and to be presented in April, 2016 as a co-presentation with New York Live Arts at The Invisible Dog Art Center in Brooklyn. Clap Hands asks how we continually locate ourselves and what is it with the haunting nature of remaining alone amongst others?

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"I know I may be young but I've got feelings too. And I need to do what I feel like doing. So let me go and just listen." - Britney Spears. This is this is an excerpt of a new and unfinished formal choreographic work, featuring Maggie Cloud, Nicole Daunic, Mickey Mahar and Gillian Walsh. 

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Brooklyn-based artist Anna Sperber makes poetic works with rigorous attention to detail. Tending to emotion and form in equal measure, her potent choreography affects our perception of space, time and architecture. In the world premiere of Prize, which features an original score, Sperber investigates the delicate line between certainty and uncertainty.

This work is presented by The Joyce Theater as a part UNLEASHED, an ongoing series of experimental works presented off-site. 

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Finnish artist Elina Pirinen makes her U.S. debut with her award-winning trio, Personal Symphonic Moment. In this on-stage autopsy of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7, declared in 1942 to be an indictment of Fascism, Pirinen uses a personal approach to examine the concept of living within the current “zeitgeist,” leading to an exploration of eroticism, shame, danger and excess. The result is a raw and arresting work.

This work is presented by The Joyce Theater as a part UNLEASHED, an ongoing series of experimental works presented off-site. 

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Written and performed by Sarah Jones, directed by Carolyn Cantor.

Post-show talks with the artist and special guests will follow select performances:

Jan 6 with Bill T. Jones, TONY® Award Winning Choreographer and Artistic Director of New York Live Arts

Jan 7 with Maria Popova, Writer, Blogger, and Critic

Jan 10 with Ai-Jen Poo, Activist and Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Jan 12 with Sarah Sophie Flicker, Performer, Activist, and Writer

Jan 13 with Hank Willis Thomas, Photo Conceptual Artist 

Jan 16, following the 7:30pm show, with a TED Talk Group, Fellow TED Talk Alumni: Anand Giridharadas, Priya Parker, Baratunde Thurston, Esther Perel, Monica Lewinsky, and Maria Popova

Tony® and Obie Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones presents an exclusive first-look production of her latest full-length performance piece Sell/Buy/Date at New York Live Arts for 12 performances only as part of New York Live Arts’ annual Live Artery season. This dynamic multi-character, one-person play is inspired by stories of people, especially women and girls,directly impacted by sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.

This workshop production is presented by special arrangement with Manhattan Theatre Club. Sell/Buy/Date is commissioned by The Novo Foundation and was developed in part at the 2015 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab at The Sundance Resort.

 

 

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The Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts currently features Untitled, a site-specific work by Bjorn Amelan. The three pieces occupy the prominent wall in the New York Live Arts lobby, also visible from the street.

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Oct 15: pre-show discussion with panel of scholars, historians, and civic leaders
Oct 15: $60 VIP ticket includes post-show reception

In 1850, news of “The California Gold Rush” reached southern China before most Americans had learned of it and thus began an exodus of 300,000 Chinese immigrants to “Gold Mountain.” South Of Gold Mountain draws from rich oral histories, treasured images, official and private documentation of Chinese settlers lured to America by the promise of gold and a prosperous life.  With the support of Chinese American community heritage museums and family associations in the US, three years of extensive research and in-depth interviews were conducted with immigrants and their descendants, inspiring this insightful production by HT Chen & Dancers. 

The similarity between village life in China and living in southern US communities was evident as the immigrants were helped by those arriving before them, to endure daily hardships and adjust to the cultural challenges of their adoptive country. Discrimination, racism, and physical violence were prevalent.  To survive, they became deeply connected despite rural isolation. These Chinese residents helped build America by working on railroads, levees, and plantations, and as grocers. 

HT Chen & Dancers’ production memorializes the struggles of thousands of Chinese Americans and their legacy. It acknowledges generations of descendants and blended communities now thriving across the US.  Blending a contemporary sound score, traditional Chinese music, and Deep South Blues, this vital dance-theater celebration of the first Chinese American settlements is an enlightening story of immigration, civil rights, and assimilation. 

“… a moving and engaging choreographic tribute to the few pioneering Chinese immigrants who settled in the American South starting as early as the end of the Civil War.”         -  John Jung, Author, Scholar, Professor

H.T. Chen & Dancers' performances are part of New York Live Arts' Community Rental program, which is designed for dance and theater companies, as well as producing and non-profit organizations. 

 

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After sold-out performances in February, BalletNext returns to New York Live Arts for a two-week season of rich and diverse repertory. Dance and music play on and off of each other to create a fiercely magical experience. Program A (October 27-31) features “Don’t Blink” a world premiere from ballerina Michele Wiles and flex dancing pioneer Jay Donn, the New York premiere of "Strange Flowers” a flirtatious trio by Brian Reeder, and “Ushuaia" by Michele Wiles. As with all BalletNext performances, the music will be played live. Brian Reeder's "Surmisable Units (2014)" for six dancers, two pianos, and one pianist returns to the stage in Program B (November 3-7) which also includes “Apogee in 3," a world premiere by Michele Wiles accompanied by live jazz performance of the Tom Harrell Quintet.

BalletNext's performances are part of New York Live Arts' Community Rental program, which is designed for dance and theater companies, as well as producing and non-profit organizations. 

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This letter to Jones’ nephew is a music and dance driven study using movement motifs that reference a troubled life in show business, the sex trade and the hard job of growing up. This is a celebration and meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs.

Music composed by Nick Hallett accompanies the stunning dancers of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with a delirious mixture of lullabies, rhythm and blues and house music. The dance evokes a ballet class, a lively disco and more undefinable interior landscapes.

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The Body Against Body program is an intimate and focused collection of duet works drawn from the Company’s 30 year history. Bill T. Jones returns to his roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these pieces redefined the duet form and changed the face of American dance. Both conceptually and physically rigorous, the works take on new life through the diverse dancers of Jones’s company, providing a rare look at the origins of a widely acclaimed choreographer.

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

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The Children's Musical Theater Festival (CMTF) is a nine day long, performance based theater program for students ages 9-18. CMTF provides the unique opportunity for aspiring young actors to originate roles in new works by up-and-coming musical theater writers. It also provides theater writers with the opportunity, space and resources to develop and showcase new family-friendly musicals.

 

Broadway Workshop s presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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The Children's Musical Theater Festival (CMTF) is a nine day long, performance based theater program for students ages 9-18. CMTF provides the unique opportunity for aspiring young actors to originate roles in new works by up-and-coming musical theater writers. It also provides theater writers with the opportunity, space and resources to develop and showcase new family-friendly musicals.

 

Broadway Workshop s presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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In this workshop we will explore partnered dancing and dance making as exercised in the training and repertory of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

Historically and spiritually rooted in the convention-defying partnership of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, the company’s approach to partnering is informed by over thirty years of rigorous investigation into the dynamic possibilities of physical relationship in art.

In an atmosphere of curiosity, warmth and constructive risk-taking, participants will be exposed to approaches to partnering founded in personal, interpersonal, and spatial awareness; deep kinesthetic sensitivity; and the intellectual and embodied understanding of the physical dynamics of weight, structure, and momentum. Diving in with the company’s highly collaborative working style, we will explore it’s creative methodologies and work with generative structures inspired by those used in the Company’s repertory, past and present.​

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Co-presented with Irish Arts Center

As inspiration for their latest production, Arcane Collective delves delves into the Samuel Beckett trilogy Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable. In reverence to Beckett, Return to Absence embodies the resonant images and wrought emotions characteristic to these remarkable stories. Constructing a fluent language of movement and environments as abstract and absurd as Beckett’s unparalleled composition of words, the dance emerges as an intimate portrayal of humanity; a rich and ridiculous non-linear storytelling.

Supported by Culture Ireland as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme.

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

[artist_ID] => 361 [event_dates_description] => May 20 & 21 at 6pm [event_prices] => $8 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000009BHWXEA4 [event_dates] => [["05\/20\/2016","05\/21\/2016"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/60-Hair-Dress-and-Crow.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2703 [remote_ID] => 588 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 680-hair-dress-and-crow-1436455687.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 589 [event_name] => Analogy/Dora: Tramontane @ Eccles Center, Park City, UT [event_url] => btjazdc_analogy_dora_park_city_2016 [event_description] =>

Analogy/Dora: Tramontane  is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 95-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 30 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

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Live Feed (formerly Studio Series) is one of Live Arts' three residency programs, offering artists sight unseen commitment to premiering work on Live Arts’ stage within the two years following the artist’s completion of the Live Feed residency. Live Arts provides the Live Feed artists space and support in various forms, from residency to administrative, development and production. The 2015-16 artists were chosen for their recent track-record of ambitious new work, the scope and nature of their planned projects and their respective place in New York Live Arts’ vision.

[artist_ID] => 362 [event_dates_description] => Apr 8 & 9 at 6pm [event_prices] => $8 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000009BHVjEAO [event_dates] => [["04\/08\/2016","04\/09\/2016"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/60-WFTFA.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2699 [remote_ID] => 586 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 680-wftfa-1436455304.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2700 [remote_ID] => 586 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 680-savitri_chicago-1436455310.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 598 [event_name] => Barnard/Columbia Dances [event_url] => barnard_columbia_2015 [event_description] =>

This fall’s edition of Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts features three world premieres along with Canonic 3/4 Studies, Mark Morris’ witty and musically inventive work staged by Marjorie Folkman (‘91) with live music played by Robert Boston.  The premieres are by Molissa Fenley, whose choreography since the start of her 38-year career has emphasized speed, stamina, and athletic virtuosity; Caitlin Trainor, who uses sensuous environments to create what has been called “pure dance without pretension”; and Alexandra Beller, whose pieces, rich in metaphor and abstracted narrative, stand on the edge between dance and theater.  Produced by the Barnard College Department of Dance and performed by Barnard and Columbia University students, this concert marks the eleventh season of the College’s collaboration with New York Live Arts.

Barnard/Columbia Dances' performances are part of New York Live Arts' Community Rental program, which is designed for dance and theater companies, as well as producing and non-profit organizations. 

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The third in New York Live Arts’ Open Spectrum Community Dialogue series encouraging civic dialogue on the most urgent issues of our time, the cast and creators of “Archive” and “Badke” with cultural and political journalist Alisa Solomon in discussion and reflection on the source and resonance of their work amidst one of the most challenging political situations in the world today, and the artist’s vision toward understanding their role in society.

Produced in Association with MAPP International Productions and Critical Partner, Culturebot.

The third in New York Live Arts’ Open Spectrum Community Dialogue series encouraging civic dialogue on the most urgent issues of our time, the cast and creators of “Archive” and “Badke” come together in discussion and reflection on the source and resonance of their work amidst one of the most challenging political situations in the world today, and the artist’s vision toward understanding their role in society.

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Feb 13 at 5pm [event_prices] => $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000008ZZdVEAW [event_dates] => [["02\/13\/2016","02\/13\/2016"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/60-03_PhotobyIanDouglas.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2894 [remote_ID] => 575 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 680-kvs_badkedannywillems-8896-1450458136.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 574 [event_name] => Open Spectrum Critical Community Dialogues [event_url] => open_spectrum_may_2016 [event_description] =>

Produced in Association with MAPP International Productions and Critical Partner, Culturebot.

An intimate conversational platform founded on the belief that cultural institutions can and should be a catalyst for societal transformation by participating in a world of ideas, Open Spectrum provides a space for community dialogue on the most vital issues facing our community today, engaging participants in active listening, constructive discourse and action planning. Topics will be announced in the fall to allow the conversations to respond to current moments in social, economic and political discourse.

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Proxy Girls: Performance + Dialogue with Noura Murad (Syria)

A very special event blending the worlds of Syria with downtown NYC Worlds move beyond borders…When a dancer's body is politicized beyond the dancer's agency, and borders are erected at each step s/he takes, can we still dance together? Commissioned by HaRaKa, 'Proxy Girls' is a performed research on borders, distances, and constricted choreographies, inviting leading Syrian choreographer Noura Murad and Leish Troupe to move a few downtown’s most dynamic dancers in New York City through distant written and recorded scores from their home in Syria where they are unable to leave. Bodies held worlds apart come together on this evening to rethink distance as a possibility for intimacy, followed by an open dialogue on borders and their manifestation in our working lives.

New York Live Arts Studio

Produced in Association with MAPP International Productions and Critical Partner, Culturebot.

An intimate conversational platform founded on the belief that cultural institutions can and should be a catalyst for societal transformation by participating in a world of ideas, Open Spectrum provides a space for community dialogue on the most vital issues facing our community today, engaging participants in active listening, constructive discourse and action planning. Topics will be announced in the fall to allow the conversations to respond to current moments in social, economic and political discourse.

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Produced in Association with MAPP International Productions and Critical Partner, Culturebot.

While many conversations about privilege and equity in the arts seem to get stuck, artists are actively addressing social inequity and injustice head on. Through creative activism, cultural organizing, and producing provocative artworks, art makers are tackling tough issues despite the obstacles before them. This intimate discussion with Raquel Almazan, Kyoung H. Park, Morley and Fury Young, panelists and audience members are encouraged to participate in a dialogue about confronting privilege, social hierarchies, and their pursuits of cultural equity through art making. Participants are asked to consider their own social advantages and disadvantages, and how it is used in their creative process. How are we expanding the cultural diversity narrative through creative works? This discussion will be moderated by Rasu Jilani.

An intimate conversational platform founded on the belief that cultural institutions can and should be a catalyst for societal transformation by participating in a world of ideas, Open Spectrum provides a space for community dialogue on the most vital issues facing our community today, engaging participants in active listening, constructive discourse and action planning. 

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Faces of Resistance: Young, Organized & Unified (#FORYOU)

Produced in Association with MAPP International Productions and Critical Partner, Culturebot

Curated by MAPP International Productions

The first of five season-wide events in New York Live Arts’ Open Spectrum series of community dialogues is dedicated to recognizing the current creative and social resistance movements in America responding to everything from Police Brutality to Mass Incarceration to Mass Deportation. Faces of Resistance: Young, Organized & Unified (#FORYOU) is a public forum that serves as a gathering of trailblazers who have started various movements in response to injustice in Ferguson, Baltimore, Charleston, and The Dominican Republic. #FORYOU is intended to take the audience and participants on an inquiry-based journey through the questions: Who are the people behind these movements? What prompted their responses? How do they convene? What are some practices we can share to organize? What does victory look like?

Moderated by Grace Ali, Founder/Editorial Director, Of Note magazine, with Baba Israel, Writer/Performer/Hip Hop Activist, Allen Kwabena Frimpong, Black Lives Matter, Niegel Smith, Willing Participant & Flea Theatre, Jamillah Lemieux, Journalist at Ebony Magazine, Beatrice Anderson, Harriet's Apothecary and Ayiti Ressurect.

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This year's Fresh Tracks features works by Melanie Greene, Sarah Lifson, Eli Tamondong, EmmaGrace Skove-Epes and Jonathan Gonzalez, and Georgia Wall and Itamar Segev.

Melanie Greene’s Performing Okay conjures a curious contradiction of meaning, quality, and intention as one word sits simultaneously within competing body and language narratives. It sparks questions surrounding repetition, physicality, and language.

Sarah Lifson’s i eat pancakes for dinner is freedom, free will, and free verse. It concerns itself with consumption, and the active vs. passive infiltration of information into our cells.

Melding dance and spoken word, Eli Tamondong’s Feast or Famine struggles with American masculinity and love through a queer Filipino boy’s eyes. Tinikling, a traditional Philippine dance, and ballet collide over golf commentary and gay sex, coming-of-age in a world of fetishization and colonized bodies. Entangled by white love, how does this boy find value in all colors?

Mining collaborative as well as personal movement histories, EmmaGrace Skove-Epes and Jonathan Gonzalez’s yet-to-be-titled work investigates the disparities and similarities that lie between our bodies culturally, socially, and artistically. Harmony and dissonance continually emerge in their identity markers as a queer identified white woman and a queer identified brown man. While experimenting with the physical aspects of disorientation, duration, momentum, and intimacy, the manifold aspects of their identities, creative visions, and creative histories also become physical realities at play.

In Pose for Prom Prayer, Georgia Wall and Itamar Segev are topless, wearing only baggy white cotton briefs which resemble diapers or modern day loincloths. They merge and disperse, searching and subverting trying, to burst open lust and prayer. Georgia loves to alter her body. Itamar can make her cry when he sings.

New York Live Arts’ signature Fresh Tracks Program is New York City’s leading, season-long residency and performance opportunity for artists exploring hybrid and movement-based work at the early stages of their careers. Created in 1965 by Dance Theater Workshop, Fresh Tracks continues as a signature program in New York Live Arts’ newly minted “New Work Development Program.” Designed as a springboard for intensive choreographic, administrative and creative development, Fresh Tracks is a pioneer opportunity in the field, positioning early career artists at a unique vantage point within Live Arts' annual programming. 

Unfolding over the course of Live Arts’ regular presenting season, the Fresh Tracks Program provides five artists with a 50-hour studio residency, a professionally-produced shared evening bill in the New York Live Arts theater, an artistic fee, one-on-one dialogue sessions with the program’s Artistic Adviser, professional development workshops led by renowned professionals from the field and exclusive access to Live Arts’ Marketing, Production and Programming staff support. 

 

If you are interested in applying for Fresh Tracks click here.

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Continuing its proud partnership with Urban Word, now in its 13th year, New York Live Arts presents the latest edition of Journal to Journey, a pre-professional youth development theater program linking youth poets with professional theater artists to increase opportunities for achieving life goals, learning new skills, and collaborating creatively with other artists. Led by a director and writing mentor, youth participate in a six-month process to write, stage, perform and present their one-person show at New York Live Arts. Journal to Journey is presented via a re-imagined partnership between Urban Word, Hi-ARTS, New York Live Arts and Creative Legacy Projects.

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For over 20 years, Ellen Robbins has worked with young dancers from ages 5 to 18, helping them to stretch their technical modern dance skills and their imaginations in a warm and supportive atmosphere where improvisation reigns. The works in Dances by Very Young Choreographers can be humorous, dramatic, lyrical, or abstract, but always entertaining. This showcase of young talent has become one of New York Live Arts’ most beloved community programs, and is a not to be missed opportunity to inspire children by exposing them to live performances created and performed by their peers.

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The closing program for yMusic’s Live Arts debut features world premiere solos by two of the foremost dance legends of our time, Bill T. Jones (Dec 9 & 11) and Dianne McIntyre (Dec 10 & 12). Choreographed for Marcos Balter’s commissioned composition, the program will also include stunning works from yMusic’s growing repertory.

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Dec 9 & 11 featuring Bill T. Jones
Dec 10 & 12 featuring Dianne McIntyre [event_prices] => Tickets start at $15 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000008XrtxEAC [event_dates] => [["12\/09\/2015","12\/12\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/60ymusicGroupFlat.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2621 [remote_ID] => 567 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bill_ymusic_dianne-1433185256.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 566 [event_name] => Come Around Part III: Paul Wiancko, Nate Thatcher & Robert Sirota World Premiere Commissions + Repertory [event_url] => ymusic_come_around_part_3 [event_description] =>

New York Live Arts’ debut music series features yMusic, a genre defying, indie-classical ensemble comprised of six New York City instrumentalists flourishing in the overlap between the pop and classical worlds. Their virtuosic execution and unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet and trumpet) has attracted the attention of high profile collaborators—from Dirty Projectors to Ben Folds, Bon Iver and Beck—and evolved to become one of the great forces shaping contemporary music today.

For this debut season, they will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Marcos Balter, an artist “making big waves lately for his adventurous, unpredictable work” (The New York Times); Paul Corley, “a masterful sculptor of sound” (Textura); the “fresh and vibrant” (The Classical Review) Mark Dancigers; Paul Wiancko; Nate Thatcher; Qasim Naqvi; and Robert Sirota, known by The New York Times  as “One to reckon with.”

The series culminates in December with a special one-week run featuring a world premiere composition by Marcos Balter, created in collaboration with and for legendary choreographers Bill T. Jones and Dianne McIntyre.

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New York Live Arts’ debut music series features yMusic, a genre defying, indie-classical ensemble comprised of six New York City instrumentalists flourishing in the overlap between the pop and classical worlds. Their virtuosic execution and unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet and trumpet) has attracted the attention of high profile collaborators—from Dirty Projectors to Ben Folds, Bon Iver and Beck—and evolved to become one of the great forces shaping contemporary music today.

For this debut season, they will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Marcos Balter, an artist “making big waves lately for his adventurous, unpredictable work” (The New York Times); Paul Corley, “a masterful sculptor of sound” (Textura); the “fresh and vibrant” (The Classical Review) Mark Dancigers; Missy Mazzoli, hailed “Brooklyn’s post-millennial mozart” (Time Out New York); Qasim Naqvi; and Robert Sirota, known by The New York Times  as “One to reckon with.”

The series culminates in December with a special one-week run featuring a world premiere composition by Marcos Balter, created in collaboration with and for legendary choreographers Bill T. Jones and Dianne McIntyre.

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Co-Presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s Crossing the Line Festival 2015

Buy your ticket to this show, Ann Liv Young and Half Straddle at the same time and save 15% as part of our radical ticket package.

New York Live Arts 50 & Change Commission

Miguel Gutierrez, “one of our most provocative and necessary artistic voices” (Dance Magazine), culminates his extraordinary Age & Beauty series with the New York City premiere of Part 3 and the presentation of the full series in one theater over two weeks. Gutierrez’s highly anticipated project consists of a three-part suite of queer performance works addressing the representation of the dancer, the physical and emotional labor of performance, tropes about the aging gay choreographer, the interaction of art making with administration, “queer time,” futurity and mid-life anxieties about relevance, sustainability and artistic burnout. The Age & Beauty Series is the first of three co-presentations in the fall of 2015 between Live Arts and the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line Festival.

Age & Beauty Part 3: DANCER or You can make whatever the fuck you want but you’ll only tour solos or The Powerful People or We are strong/We are powerful/We are beautiful/We are divine or &:’/// is the third and culminating chapter of the series. Performed by Gutierrez along with an intergenerational cast, whose immediate physical representation is not as a “dancer,” the piece envisions a future dripping with lamentation, aspiration, melancholy, fantasy and doubt: a choreography for the end of the world.    

Age & Beauty Part 3 is commissioned by New York Live Arts for its 50 & Change Commission series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

The Age & Beauty Series is supported in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Produced by Ben Pryor / tbspMGMT.

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New York Live Arts’ debut music series features yMusic, a genre defying, indie-classical ensemble comprised of six New York City instrumentalists flourishing in the overlap between the pop and classical worlds. Their virtuosic execution and unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet and trumpet) has attracted the attention of high profile collaborators—from Dirty Projectors to Ben Folds, Bon Iver and Beck—and evolved to become one of the great forces shaping contemporary music today.

For this debut season, they will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Marcos Balter, an artist “making big waves lately for his adventurous, unpredictable work” (The New York Times); Paul Corley, “a masterful sculptor of sound” (Textura); the “fresh and vibrant” (The Classical Review) Mark Dancigers; Missy Mazzoli, hailed “Brooklyn’s post-millennial mozart” (Time Out New York); Qasim Naqvi; and Robert Sirota, known by The New York Times  as “One to reckon with.”

The series culminates in December with a special one-week run featuring a world premiere composition by Marcos Balter, created in collaboration with and for legendary choreographers Bill T. Jones and Dianne McIntyre.

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Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company are developing three new evening-length works titled, Analogy: A Trilogy. This trilogy brings into light the different types of war we fight and, in particular, the war within ourselves. Analogy: A Trilogy searches for the connection between three varying stories; focusing on memory and the effect of powerful events on the actions of individuals and, more importantly, on their often unexpressed inner life. Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements. 

In Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka the Escape Artist, we meet Lance, whose battles with his own personal demons-drugs and excess- exposes us to another type of war. It was the battlefield of the nightlife and underworld of the late 80s and early 90s club culture and sex trade. This “pretty boy-gangster thug”, a name he acquired in prison, holds steadfast to his often tragic and sometimes outrageously humorous narrative, while facing an uncertain future. 

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US Premiere

Part political summit, part multi-media opera, part protest Hafez’s 2065 BC is a displaced and revisited re-enactment of the infamous ‘Berlin Conference’ of 1884 presenting a complex set of questions around the ethics of occupation in a manner that is dark, comic and politically ignited. In the year 2065, a conference of African scientists, politicians and diplomats gather in Berlin to announce the new world order. “2065 BC” is the result of a two-year research process on politics and aesthetics, developed and directed by the Adham Hafez Company and the platform HaRaKa. The research took place in Cairo, Berlin and New York, and continues to unfold its many products in the form of a performance triptych and publications series.

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The Body Against Body program is an intimate and focused collection of duet works drawn from the Company’s 30 year history. Bill T. Jones returns to his roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these pieces redefined the duet form and changed the face of American dance. Both conceptually and physically rigorous, the works take on new life through the diverse dancers of Jones’s company, providing a rare look at the origins of a widely acclaimed choreographer.

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Bill T. Jones returns to Europe with a new site-specific work: A Letter to My Nephew/Pretty

This letter to Jones’ nephew is a music and dance driven study using movement motifs that reference a troubled life in show business, the sex trade and the hard job of growing up. This is a celebration and meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs.

Composer Nick Hallett will accompany the stunning dancers of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with a delirious mixture of lullabies, rhythm and blues and house music. The music will be performed/mixed live onstage while the dance evokes a ballet class, a lively disco and more undefinable interior landscapes.

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Bill T. Jones returns to Europe with a new site-specific work: A Letter to My Nephew/Pretty

This letter to Jones’ nephew is a music and dance driven study using movement motifs that reference a troubled life in show business, the sex trade and the hard job of growing up. This is a celebration and meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs.

Composer Nick Hallett will accompany the stunning dancers of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with a delirious mixture of lullabies, rhythm and blues and house music. The music will be performed/mixed live onstage while the dance evokes a ballet class, a lively disco and more undefinable interior landscapes.

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Bill T. Jones returns to Europe with a new site-specific work: A Letter to My Nephew/Pretty

This letter to Jones’ nephew is a music and dance driven study using movement motifs that reference a troubled life in show business, the sex trade and the hard job of growing up. This is a celebration and meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs.

Composer Nick Hallett will accompany the stunning dancers of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with a delirious mixture of lullabies, rhythm and blues and house music. The music will be performed/mixed live onstage while the dance evokes a ballet class, a lively disco and more undefinable interior landscapes.

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Ravel: Landscape or Portrait? (2012) responds to Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major (1903), reflecting the wistful and melancholic sentiment of the score as well as its precision and restraint. Similar to the music’s complicated internal logic, one of two choreographic variations for the third movement (either landscape or portrait) is selected by chance procedure before each performance. The New York Times describes the work as “made up of protean tableaus” with “Arresting moments…continually absorbed into the flow.”

Story/ (2013) is a continuation of the Company’s investigation in using indeterminacy as a choreographic tool. Following the model for the acclaimed Story/Time, the work employs a random menu of movement that is interrogated by Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No 14 in D Minor (Death and the Maiden) to craft an energetic conversation between the music and movement. Called a “strong” work with “compellingly enigmatic duets…’Story/’ is alive with glimpses of ordinary life” (The New York Times). 

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Analogy/Dora: Tramontane  is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 95-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 30 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Spent Days Out Yonder (2001) is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, a meditation on the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The choreography is firmly rooted in Jones’s elegant, weighted movement vocabulary, paired with a sublime score performed live by a local string octet. As The New York Times states, “.it offers a clearer look at the tension between loose swing and angular articulation in Mr. Jones’s movement. It shows his skill in establishing a foreground and a background while letting them blend.”

Continuous Replay (1977, 1991) is a work that traces Arnie Zane’s interests in photography and film. Originally choreographed by Zane in 1977 as a solo titled Hand Dance and later revised as a group work by Bill T. Jones in 1991, ContinuousReplay is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A work that “sticks in the mind” (New York Theater Wire), Continuous Replay “is a thorough primer in Jones/Zane style: sharp versus flowing, large versus small, straight versus angled” (The New York Times). A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 and String Quartet Op. 135.

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Ravel: Landscape or Portrait? (2012) responds to Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major (1903), reflecting the wistful and melancholic sentiment of the score as well as its precision and restraint. Similar to the music’s complicated internal logic, one of two choreographic variations for the third movement (either landscape or portrait) is selected by chance procedure before each performance. The New York Times describes the work as “made up of protean tableaus” with “Arresting moments…continually absorbed into the flow.”

Story/ (2013) is a continuation of the Company’s investigation in using indeterminacy as a choreographic tool. Following the model for the acclaimed Story/Time, the work employs a random menu of movement that is interrogated by Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No 14 in D Minor (Death and the Maiden) to craft an energetic conversation between the music and movement. Called a “strong” work with “compellingly enigmatic duets…’Story/’ is alive with glimpses of ordinary life” (The New York Times). 

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Story/Time (2012) is inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage’s Indeterminacy (1958)a work in which Cage sat alone on stage reading an unbroken stream of one-minute stories to a small audience. In Story/Time, Bill T. Jones reads his own one-minute stories amidst a spellbinding landscape of dance and original music composed and mixed live by collaborator Ted Coffey. Mentored by Cage's modernist approach and governed by chance procedures, this “wondrously original” (Dance Magazine) and “radically engaging” (The Minneapolis Star-Tribune) work is an ever-changing score that yields a unique performance each night. The San Francisco Chronicle called it “…a dance theater rollercoaster with surprises around every corner.”

Story/Time was co-commissioned by Peak Performances at Montclair State University (NJ) and the Walker Art Center.

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A ballet inside a crime scene... “Les danseuses de Pigalle” is an original story created and staged by Nadege Hottier. Inspired by the tradition of French detective stories, Mrs Hottier brings to life a scene of suspense and drama. This ballet production is a creative effort and collaboration between New York City composer Jake Landau, live musicians and Premiere Division dancers.

Choreography: Nadege Hottier.

Music composition: Jake Landau.

Electroacoustic performers: Maurice Marion and Jake Landau.

Soprano: Anneliese Klenetsky

Cello: Danielle Merlis

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

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Analogy/Dora: Tramontane  is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 95-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 30 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Spent Days Out Yonder (2001) is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, a meditation on the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The choreography is firmly rooted in Jones’s elegant, weighted movement vocabulary, paired with a sublime score performed live by a local string octet. As The New York Times states, “.it offers a clearer look at the tension between loose swing and angular articulation in Mr. Jones’s movement. It shows his skill in establishing a foreground and a background while letting them blend.”

Continuous Replay (1977, 1991) is a work that traces Arnie Zane’s interests in photography and film. Originally choreographed by Zane in 1977 as a solo titled Hand Dance and later revised as a group work by Bill T. Jones in 1991, ContinuousReplay is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A work that “sticks in the mind” (New York Theater Wire), Continuous Replay “is a thorough primer in Jones/Zane style: sharp versus flowing, large versus small, straight versus angled” (The New York Times). A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 and String Quartet Op. 135.

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Story/ (2013) is a continuation of the Company’s investigation in using indeterminacy as a choreographic tool. Following the model for the acclaimed Story/Time, the work employs a random menu of movement that is interrogated by Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No 14 in D Minor (Death and the Maiden) to craft an energetic conversation between the music and movement. Called a “strong” work with “compellingly enigmatic duets…’Story/’ is alive with glimpses of ordinary life” (The New York Times). 

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Analogy/Dora: Tramontane  is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 95-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 30 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

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Buy your ticket to this show, Louise Lecavalier and yMusic, Bill T. Jones & Dianne McIntyre at the same time and save 15% as part of our maverick ticket package.

Buy your ticket to this show, Champagne Jerry (feat. Neal Medlyn) and The Winter Family at the same time and save 15% as part of our transformer ticket package.

Two pillars of Austin's exploding performing arts scene—Rude Mechs, known for their eclectic and "remarkable" (New York Magazine) performance experiments spanning nearly 20 years, and Deborah Hay, the acclaimed choreographer with a “mischievous sense of play” (The New York Times)—are at the heart of Match-Play, a big-stakes play created by Rude Mechs and adapted from Hay’s New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award winning dance, The Match (2004). A haunting, sometimes hysterical yet sincere meditation on consciousness, Match-Play collages liminal texts from the notebooks of preeminent theater artist Richard Foreman with Ms. Hay’s written score and original text by Kirk Lynn. With Rude Mechs’ trademark penchant for slapstick and innovative staging, Match-Play hovers between hallucination and insight, tackling the overarching frame for Ms. Hay’s “handsome” (The New York Times) work: “What if every cell in the body has the potential to perceive all time and space as unique and original. And it’s no big deal.” The result is a tragicomic coaster ride exploring our cultural need for spectacle, our preoccupation with novelty and our ability (or inability) to connect the ordinary moments of life with the extraordinariness of living. Featuring SITI Company’s Barney O’Hanlon, don't miss Rude Mechs’ quirky and meditative exploration of the depths (and shallows) of the human mind.

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Join Bill as he shares ideas from his new book, STORY/TIME: The Life of an Idea. Learn more about Jones’ early dance career, his thoughts on the relationship between an artist and the audience, how his work dialogues with the ideals and ideas of John Cage and his behind-the-scenes process.

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A contemporary fusion of culture and dance. Ballet/Ballroom and Middle eastern to Jazz – an international blend. Presenting three world premieres and a special guest choreographer collaboration.

FJK Dance' s presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

 

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Off-site at the Invisible Dog Art Center.

New York Live Arts 50 & Change Commission

Jen Rosenblit--a choreographer lauded for her “Sly, tender and spatially sophisticated” (The New York Times) performance pieces--returns to Live Arts to present her newest work. Clap Hands is a mating call, a solo for the body that needs bodies. While conceptually a solo, the work will navigate its form through multiple bodies and objects. Each element constantly emerges from itself through a process of self-fertilization without resorting to pattern, ritual or husbandry. Fuchsia felted set pieces install the space, enacting a sort of still life and hailing the functional while demanding flamboyance. Clap Hands asks: Does the establishment of this new “thingness" shift the solo figure out of demand? Is intimacy still located within non-human forms?

Clap Hands is commissioned by New York Live Arts for its 50 & Change Commission series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Produced by Alexandra Rosenberg/Rosie Management.

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New York Live Arts 50 & Change Commission

The critically acclaimed, Obie award-winning theater ensemble Half Straddle will make their Live Arts debut with the world premiere of Ghost Rings. Driven by an original song cycle, the work is inspired by elements of live band dynamics, graphic novels, and music videos and tells the story of two friends taking the ultimate leap into adulthood. With text and lyrics by Tina Satter, the “genre-and-gender-bending, visually exacting stage artist” (The New York Times) and music by Chris Giarmo and Erin Markey, the show unfurls a narrative of contemporary friendship and family-making told through virtuosic performances and evocative design. Mixing deadpan magical realism with the considerations of feminist thinkers like Maggie Nelson and Michelle Tea, the resulting piece is a tender, harrowingly funny, unexpected musical experience. 

Ghost Rings is commissioned by New York Live Arts for its 50 & Change Commission series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Produced by Aaron Rosenblum.

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Buy your ticket to this show, Valda Setterfield & John Scott and Ann Liv Young at the same time and save 15% as part of our re-animator ticket package.

Rebecca Lazier makes her New York Live Arts debut with her movement-based realization of Terry Riley’s seminal masterpiece IN C, performed with a live score by Dan Trueman in collaboration with members of two of today’s most vital ensembles, SÅŒ Percussion and Mobius Percussion. Created along with a diverse group of artists, designers and scientists, and featuring an international cadre of performers, the work questions the role of presence, performer agency and collective decision-making to create emergent forms. Known for her “intelligent, fine control of complex material” (The Village Voice) showcasing an “exciting immediacy” (The New York Times), this extraordinary collaboration features dramaturgy and design by Naomi Leonard, Davison Scandrett and Mary Jo Mecca, as well as acclaimed dancers Asli Bulbul, Simon Courchel, Natalie Green, Cori Kresge, Christopher Ralph and Saúl Ulerio.

Creative Producer, Meredith Boggia.

We gratefully acknowledge the support for the development of There Might Be Others from a Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant, the Art Stations Foundation by Grażyna Kulczyk, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, TORK Dance Art, Yıldız Technical University, Embassy of the United States of America in Ankara, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Lewis Center for the Arts.

We gratefully acknowledge the support for the production of There Might Be Others at New York Live Arts from The American Turkish Society, Polish Cultural Institute of New York, Trust for Mutual Understanding, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, The Province of Nova Scotia's Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Mocean Dance.

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New York Live Arts ‘50 & Change’ Commission

Welcome to the Champagne Room: a magical hideaway open to the public for an exclusive, limited engagement by hip-hop sensation Champagne Jerry. Joining him are his onstage entourage of miscreants known as the Champagne Club, a rotating cast of others including Neal Medlyn, Adam Horovitz, Kathleen Hanna, Bridget Everett, the House of Larreon, Carmine Covelli and a series of real and invented bands. Revel in a world of cheap gold, dance, effervescence and memories to last a lifetime via a one-time-only epic performance event celebrating the release of CJ’s new album; an acclaimed, sold-out tour of Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club parking lots across the Southeastern seaboard from the back of a van; and a suite of videos directed by Jason Cacioppo. “Simultaneously catchy, affecting, creepy, endearing, funny, puzzling, and profoundly strange” (Blouin ARTINFO), this is Champagne Jerry in the Champagne Room featuring Neal Medlyn.

Champagne Jerry in the Champagne Room is commissioned by New York Live Arts for its 50 & Change Commission series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Champagne Jerry in the Champagne Room is supported in part by The Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

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Arkadi Zaides (Israel) is known for creating works that exude a “soft, silken power” (The New York Times). Featuring footage filmed by volunteers of B’Tselem’s Camera Project, ARCHIVE brings the viewers’ attention to the Israeli body, bringing life to the visceral physical reactions resorted to in various confrontational situations. Through Archive, Zaides asks: What is the potential for violence embedded in each individual body?

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Called “One of the most influential dance theatre companies in the world” (The Guardian), the critically acclaimed Belgian contemporary ensemble les ballets C de la B and 10 Palestinian performers make their New York Live Arts debut with the unprecedented international dance experiment Badke, a display of passion for life and dance as a form of resistance. Created by Koen Augustijnen, Rosalba Torres Guerrero (les ballets C de la B) and Hildegard De Vuyst (KVS) in residence with 10 young dancers in Ramallah, the work unites a diverse number of dance forms ranging from the traditional dabke to modern dance, hip-hop, capoeira and circus.

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Buy your ticket to this show, Valda Setterfield & John Scott and Rebecca Lazier at the same time and save 15% as part of our re-animator ticket package.

New York Live Arts 50 & Change Commission

Art world provocateur Ann Liv Young catapults her radical version of Sophocles’ Elektra to the stage in her first American commission since 2008. Young’s Elektra is volatile, authentic, honest, compassionate, steadfast and tragic. Created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen, the epic evening begins with her potent and corporeal vision of Sophocles’ story of a family steeped in murder, revenge, and deception - Young plays the title role with an intrepid cast of performers (including her 8-year-old daughter, Lovey), cycling through versions of the text splintered by pop songs and sequences of bold, jarring movement. A lush intermission features performances by a special musical guest from Norway, drowning the theater and inviting a visit to the lobby bar. The evening rages on with Young’s critically acclaimed, rough and tumble Elektra Cabaret. Exploring the fine line between following the social flow and being a responsible and decisive agent, Elektra wants everyone to question, to pay attention, and to break free from the yoke of social norms and act as an engaged individual.

This performance contains adult content. 

Additional Events:

Jan 21 Post Show Discussion with Annie Dorsen. 

Jan 31, 2-4pm, Shared Practice: Sherapy, $20.

Elektra is commissioned by New York Live Arts for its 50 & Change Commission series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Elektra is a co-production of steirischer herbst Festival (Graz, Austria) and Gessnerallee Zurich (Switzerland).

Produced by Alexandra Rosenberg/Rosie Management and Ann Liv Young co.

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New York Live Arts 50 & Change Commission

Stay Late conversation, Friday, December 4th moderated by Michèle Steinwald.

Merging dance, live music and visual arts, Choreographer/Director Pavel Zuštiak examines the multiplicity of concepts of beauty and its permanence within art in Custodians of Beauty. The new work forges towards abstraction, minimalism, and restrained expressive modes while amplifying the potency of an image, as well as the human body as sculpture, emotional trigger, or political symbol. Zuštiak continues his acclaimed working relationship with composter/musician Christian Frederickson and lighting designer Joe Levasseur. Zuštiak is the 2015 Juried Award Recipient for The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards. 

In an age when humanity, disenchanted with itself, seems to have rejected the necessity of beauty, Custodians of Beauty asks us to look again, beyond the surface, to see differently. Where do we find beauty today and does it need our defense?

 

Custodians of Beauty is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by New York Live Arts in partnership with Walker Arts Center, Legion Arts and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). The Forth Fund is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For more information: www.npnweb.org.

Custodians of Beauty is supported by Jerome Foundation. It will have its world premiere at American Dance Institute (ADI) as part of ADI’s Incubator program.

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Buy your ticket to this show, Okwui Okpokwasili and les ballets C de la B at the same time and save 15% as part of our socialist ticket package.

Rotterdam based performance gang Wunderbaum is pulling no punches in their highly anticipated New York premiere. It’s Inez van Dam vs. Kabouter Buttplug, the notorious sculpture by infamous artist Paul McCarthy. Inez lived a simple, serene life in Rotterdam until the installation of the so-called “Buttplug Gnome.” Inez thinks this work of public art is ruining her street, her very life, and she’s heading to Los Angeles to track down McCarthy and take revenge. But can this defiant citizen defeat the indelible force of contemporary art? Who funded this so-called art anyway? Could her hard-earned taxes have contributed to this? Wunderbaum has graciously invited Inez, en route to LA, to make her case in New York City. Designer Maarten van Otterdijk, along with actors and creators Walter Bart, Inez van Dam, Matijs Jansen, Maartje Remmers, Marleen Scholten and guest Daniel Frankl, bring her story to life. Join Live Arts for the New York City premiere of Looking for Paul, a genre-colliding work that questions art’s purpose, how it gets made and the international funding systems that support its existence, all through the lens of McCarthy’s controversial work.

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A solo creation at the intersection of theater, dance and visual art installation, Bronx Gothic gives palpable force to the charged relationship between two girls on the verge of adolescence in 1980s outer-borough New York City--where Newports are bought in singles at the corner deli, sex saturated notes are passed in class, and Orchard Beach erupts in flame.

Returning for a command run, Okwui Okpokwasili’s acclaimed, New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award winning piece has been hailed as a breakthrough work, and is envisioned for Live Arts’ stage as part of a multi-year collaboration with the artist. Hers is a performance of psychic and physical collisions that threaten to break the body—an unflinching look into the exquisite turbulence of one woman’s memory. Created in collaboration with Peter Born, Bronx Gothic draws inspiration from Victorian-era novels and West African griot storytelling to reveal a dark and powerful tale of sexual awakening, the body in transformation and the humor, love, strangeness and even terror that accompany it. “In language that is by turns blunt and poetic, crudely funny and incantatory, Ms. Okpokwasili conjures and probes this adolescent friendship, a jumble of insults, anger and love…A magnetic performer” (The New York Times). 

Bronx Gothic was co-commissioned by Performance Space 122, Danspace Project, LMCC and a 50th Anniversary Grant from the Jerome Foundation with residency support from Under Construction at the Armory, New York Live Arts, Baryshnikov Arts Center and as part of LMCC’s Extended Life Dance Development program. Additional commissioning support was provided by Le Mallion in Strasbourg, ThéaÌ‚tre de Gennevilliers in Paris, Theatre Garonne in Toulouse and ZagrebacÌŒko KazalisÌŒte Mladih (ZMK), the Zagreb Youth Theatre in Zagreb, Croatia.  

Bronx Gothic is a recipient of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project Touring Award, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

The 2015-16 tour of Bronx Gothic is produced by MAPP International Productions.

 

 

 

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Co-Presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s Crossing the Line Festival 2015.

A rising star quickly becoming one of Europe’s most celebrated dance artists, Italian performer, choreographer and director Alessandro Sciarroni makes his New York Live Arts debut with Folk-s, will you still love me tomorrow?. A performative and choreographic practice focusing on time, Folk-s, will you still love me tomorrow? springs from the idea of ancient folk dances as popular phenomena that have survived contemporaneity. Dancers perform the Schuhplattler, a typical Bavarian and Tyrolean dance that means “shoe batter” and literally consists of hitting one’s shoes and legs with one’s hands. The result is a deeply rhythmic and auditory work that presents dance as a rule, a dictatorship and a flux of images that follow the form, not the content. Called "...a meticulous work, capable of exciting progressively through a reiteration of actions that becomes dramaturgy" (La Repubblica), the folk material finds its clearest revelation in a loop of percussive repetition, geographically and culturally decontextualized. Folk-s, will you still love me tomorrow?  is the final of three co-presentations in the fall of 2015 between Live Arts and the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line Festival.

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Co-Presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s Crossing the Line Festival 2015 and the Hermès Foundation’s (Fondation d'entreprise Hermès) New Settings Program.

Lives is an observance of oneself from three different points of view. It is a revisitation, unraveling and reworking of Moini’s 2008 work My Paradoxical Life, presenting a single blueprint from a multifaceted self. Trained as a musician and singer in his native Iran, Moini is known for works that tackle themes like the fragmentation of identity, the mutability of existence, and the search for selfhood, many of which are present in Lives. Featuring video, design and props, the work uses meticulous amplification to multiply Moini’s voice, words and narratives, encouraging an exploration of the myriad possibilities for self-dialogue. Lives is the second of three co-presentations in the fall of 2015 between Live Arts and the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line Festival.

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Co-Presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s Crossing the Line Festival 2015.

Miguel Gutierrez, “one of our most provocative and necessary artistic voices” (Dance Magazine), culminates his extraordinary Age & Beauty series with the New York City premiere of Part 3 and the presentation of the full series in one theater over two weeks. Gutierrez’s highly anticipated project consists of a three-part suite of queer performance works addressing the representation of the dancer, the physical and emotional labor of performance, tropes about the aging gay choreographer, the interaction of art making with administration, “queer time,” futurity and mid-life anxieties about relevance, sustainability and artistic burnout. The Age & Beauty Series is the first of three co-presentations in the fall of 2015 between Live Arts and the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line Festival.

Age & Beauty Part 2: Asian Beauty @ the Werq Meeting or The Choreographer & Her Muse or &:@& deals with Gutierrez’s long-term creative/work relationships and features performer/choreographer Michelle Boulé, arts manager Ben Pryor and lighting designer Lenore Doxsee. The piece harnesses retrospection and Gutierrez’s archives of his past work to demonstrate how relationships, money and flights of fancy are at the center of all art making.

The Age & Beauty Series is supported in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Produced by Ben Pryor / tbspMGMT.

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Co-Presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)'s Crossing the Line Festival 2015.

Miguel Gutierrez, “one of our most provocative and necessary artistic voices” (Dance Magazine), culminates his extraordinary Age & Beauty series with the New York City premiere of Part 3 and the presentation of the full series in one theater over two weeks. Gutierrez’s highly anticipated project consists of a three-part suite of queer performance works addressing the representation of the dancer, the physical and emotional labor of performance, tropes about the aging gay choreographer, the interaction of art making with administration, “queer time,” futurity and mid-life anxieties about relevance, sustainability and artistic burnout. The Age & Beauty Series is the first of three co-presentations in the fall of 2015 between Live Arts and the French Institute Alliance Française’s Crossing the Line Festival.

Age & Beauty Part 1: Mid-Career Artist/Suicide Note or &:-/ is a duet for 43-year-old Gutierrez and 24-year-old performer/dancer Mickey Mahar. Moving from precise unison dances to an irreverent and celebratory corruption of orderliness, the work suggests modes of communication where hyper-emotional affect is not only the conceptual and choreographic core of the performance, but also the sole hope for continuing in this messed up world.

The Age & Beauty Series is supported in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Produced by Ben Pryor / tbspMGMT.

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Buy your ticket to this show, Rude Mechs and yMusic, Bill T. Jones & Dianne McIntyre at the same time and save 15% as part of our maverick ticket package.

Star dancer of Édouard Lock’s La La La Human Steps from 1981 to 1999 and heralded as “the Madonna of contemporary dance” by The Washington Post, 56 year old Louise Lecavalier is a force of nature known worldwide for her artistic stamina, power and grace, birthing a movement style unlike any other. The first Canadian to win a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award in 1985 for Businessman in the Process of Becoming an Angel, presented by Dance Theater Workshop, Lecavalier returns to present the New York City premiere of her first extended piece of choreography, So Blue.

Recently awarded Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Production, So Blue was conceived and choreographed by Lecavalier with assistance from collaborator France Bruyère. With an intensely rhythmic soundtrack featuring Montréal composer and atypical world-music artist Mercan Dede, the work is performed by Lecavalier and Frédéric Tavernini, the “host of corporeal seismic shifts” (Fjord Review). The movement is inspired by simple, everyday gestures infused with speed, repetition, abstraction and theatricality. With stark, cool lighting by collaborator Alain LortieSo Blue is rife with “the still-riveting power of Lecavalier's dancing” (The Guardian), showcasing her “veritable font of jaw-dropping inspiration” (Fjord Review).

Production: Fou Glorieux, in co-production with: tanzhaus nrw (Düsseldorf); Théâtre de la Ville (Paris); Hellerau (Dresden); National Arts Centre (Ottawa); Festival TransAmériques (Montreal); Creative Residency: Szene Salzburg Fou Glorieux is supported by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Montreal Arts Council.

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The first-ever Harlem EatUp! festival and Central Park’s “Drifting in Daylight” art exhibition will draw crowds to Harlem, Morningside Park and North Central Park starting May 14. In celebration of these exciting events, TimesTalks presents a special conversation that weekend with internationally renown and celebrated award-winning artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer Bill T. Jones and interdisciplinary artist and educator Marc Bamuthi Joseph, moderated by Touré, New York Times contributor, MSNBC host and author of “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means To Be Black Now.” 

Celebrating Harlem EatUp! (harlemeeatup.com) and Creative Time’s “Drifting in Daylight: Art in Central Park” (creativetime.org).

Including a performance from Mr. Joseph’s “Black Joy in the Hour of Chaos” exhibit from “Drifting in Daylight.”

 
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Set in three parts, Escher/Bacon/Rothko is an evening-length dance piece inspired by the work of M.C. Escher, Francis Bacon and Mark Rothko. Virtuosic in form and versatile in style, Gotheiner’s stirring choreography pulsates with each artist’s startling notion of modernity.

ZviDance' s presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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Analogy: A Trilogy

“Memory, often strikes me as a kind of dumbness. It makes one’s head heavy and giddy, as if one were not looking back down the receding perspectives of time but rather down on the earth from a great height, from one of those towers whose tops are lost to view in the clouds.” –W.G.Sebald

Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company are developing three new evening-length works titled, Analogy: A Trilogy. This trilogy brings into light the different types of war we fight and, in particular, the war within ourselves. Analogy: A Trilogy searches for the connection between three varying stories; focusing on memory and the effect of powerful events on the actions of individuals and, more importantly, on their often unexpressed inner life. Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements. 

Jones’ present preoccupation is with the development of his company into an ensemble that not only dances beautifully, but also sings and speaks. Members of the company will deliver texts from all narratives.

Jones first began his exploration of Analogy: A Trilogy through reading W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants. Inspired by the novelistic creation, he wanted something to compare to the character Ambros Adelwarth from the individuals around Jones himself. He began an oral history with Dora Amelan. Originally intended as a gift to her sons to capture their mother’s memory, he became fascinated not only with Dora’s story, but with her character. As Jones began development on Analogy: A Trilogy, based on Dora’s stories, he felt that she needed a more percussive counterpoint. He began a conversation with his nephew, Lance, a young African-American man in the middle of his life with an uncertain future. All three stories, while wildly different ruminate on the nature of service, duty and the question of what is a life well lived.

Composer Nick Hallett is creating original music informed by the text as well as a soundscape that combines German Romantic Lieder, songs from both world wars, the 50s and 60s classic pop music and the club music from the 80s and 90s. Hallett, pianist Emily Manzo and the ensemble will perform the music live.

- Décor by Creative Director, Bjorn Amelan with Video Design by Janet Wong

- Lighting design by long-time collaborator Robert Wierzel 

- Costumes by Liz Prince.

Analogy/Dora: Tramontane

tra-mon-tane adjective \trÉ™-ˈmän-ËŒtān, ËŒtra-mÉ™n-ˈ\ 1. traveling to, situated on, or living on the other side of a mountain; latin transmontanus “beyond the mountains”

Analogy/Dora: Tramontane is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 94-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 25 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist

In Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist, we meet Lance, whose battles with his own personal demons-drugs and excess- exposes us to another type of war. It was the battlefield of the nightlife and underworld of the late 80s and early 90s club culture and sex trade. This “pretty boy-gangster thug”, a name he acquired in prison, holds steadfast to his often tragic and sometimes outrageously humorous narrative, while facing an uncertain future. 

Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant

Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant is Jones’ reaction to Ambros Adelwarth from W.G.Sebald’s celebrated historical novel, The Emigrants. This narrative, through a fictionalized history, strives to suggest how an experience of trauma can go underground in the psyche of an individual and direct consciously and unconsciously the course of that individual’s life. The central figure, Ambros Adelwarth, is a German valet/manservant who serves as companion to a privileged, dissipated, young scion of a wealthy Jewish family. This restrained and evocative narrative tracks Ambros’ experience working at hotels, the glamorous travels with his charge, Cosmo, through Europe and the Middle East on the eve of WWI and then his life after Cosmo’s death. 

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“Memory, often strikes me as a kind of dumbness. It makes one’s head heavy and giddy, as if one were not looking back down the receding perspectives of time but rather down on the earth from a great height, from one of those towers whose tops are lost to view in the clouds.” –W.G.Sebald

Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant is Jones’ reaction to Ambros Adelwarth from W.G.Sebald’s celebrated historical novel, The Emigrants. This narrative, through a fictionalized history, strives to suggest how an experience of trauma can go underground in the psyche of an individual and direct consciously and unconsciously the course of that individual’s life. The central figure, Ambros Adelwarth, is a German valet/manservant who serves as companion to a privileged, dissipated, young scion of a wealthy Jewish family. This restrained and evocative narrative tracks Ambros’ experience working at hotels, the glamorous travels with his charge, Cosmo, through Europe and the Middle East on the eve of WWI and then his life after Cosmo’s death. 

This piece is part of Analogy: A Trilogy developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong. Insipired by W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants, Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements. All three stories, while wildly different ruminate on the nature of service, duty and the question of what is a life well lived.

Composer Nick Hallett is creating original music informed by the text as well as a soundscape that combines German Romantic Lieder, songs from both world wars, the 50s and 60s classic pop music and the club music from the 80s and 90s. Hallett, pianist Emily Manzo and the ensemble will perform the music live.

- Décor by Creative Director, Bjorn Amelan with Video Design by Janet Wong.- Lighting design by long-time collaborator Robert Wierzel 

- Costumes by Liz Prince

Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant will premiere in 2017.

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Please join us for a special conversation and screening on dance, performance, and art with Ping Chong, artist; Bill T. Jones, dancer-choreographer; and Muna Tseng, dancer-choreographer, sister of Tseng Kwong Chi and trustee of his estate, moderated by Karen Shimakawa, associate professor and chair of Performance Studies, TSOA, NYU. The event will begin with an excerpt of the performance SlutForArt a.k.a.Ambiguous Ambassador and 98.6: A Convergence in 15 Minutes choreographed and performed by Muna Tseng and conceived and directed by Ping Chong. The performance features the voiceover of the Tseng and Chong in an interview about Tseng Kwong Chi along with projected photographs in a deeply moving homage to the memory of an artist and brother who succumbed to the AIDS virus in 1990. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Tseng and Chong in concert with Bill T. Jones.

This will be a unique opportunity to peer into Tseng Kwong Chi’s artistic collaboration with Jones and Keith Haring on the famous Body Painting photographs taken in 1983, which will be on view at the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera from April 21 through July 11. Jones will be sharing little seen footage of the artists working together with Haring.

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On the occasion of the exhibition Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm, at the Drawing Center, Frank joins Claire Gilman, curator at the Drawing Center, renowned art historian Linda Nochlin, and fairy tale expert Jack Zipes for a panel discussion about fairy tales, sexuality, feminism, and Frank's recent work. The conversation will be followed by readings of select Grimm's tales. Readers include Pulitzer Prize–winning author Michael Cunningham, legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones, and acclaimed essayist and feminist sage Ariel Levy. Following the program, the artist will be on hand to sign copies of her new book, Tales of the Brothers Grimm, published by Damiani and distributed by DAP. The book features an introduction by Zipes and essays by Gilman and Nochlin, as well as a conversation between the artist and theater director Julie Taymor.
 

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In conjunction with the One-Way Ticket exhibition, Terrance McKnight, a host on New York City classical music station WQXR, curates an evening of music and performance with artists including Jim Davis, Kevin Maynor, Karen Chilton, Bill T. Jones, Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Damien Sneed, Bill Sims Jr., Ricky Gordon, Bob Stewart, and others.

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For the 2015 Summer Workshop, students will explore the choreography and creative procedures in Bill T. Jones' celebrated work Story/Time inspired by John Cage's Indeterminacy. Each day we will delve into rigorous training in contemporary technique and partnering, as well as explore material both learned and generated through the creative methodologies and structures of the work. The week will culminate in a showing of our own version of Story/Time. The workshop will be led by members of the company.

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of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
@ Tisch NYU [event_url] => Dancers-at-NYU [event_description] =>
111 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 11101
5th Floor Theater
FREE*
*SOLD OUT. A wait list will begin at 7pm at the theatre on the day of the show.
 
 
An evening of works by the dancers of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.
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“Memory, often strikes me as a kind of dumbness. It makes one’s head heavy and giddy, as if one were not looking back down the receding perspectives of time but rather down on the earth from a great height, from one of those towers whose tops are lost to view in the clouds.” –W.G.Sebald

In Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka the Escape Artist, we meet Lance, whose battles with his own personal demons-drugs and excess- exposes us to another type of war. It was the battlefield of the nightlife and underworld of the late 80s and early 90s club culture and sex trade. This “pretty boy-gangster thug”, a name he acquired in prison, holds steadfast to his often tragic and sometimes outrageously humorous narrative, while facing an uncertain future. 

This piece is part of Analogy: A Trilogy developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong. Insipired by W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants, Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements. All three stories, while wildly different ruminate on the nature of service, duty and the question of what is a life well lived.

Composer Nick Hallett is creating original music informed by the text as well as a soundscape that combines German Romantic Lieder, songs from both world wars, the 50s and 60s classic pop music and the club music from the 80s and 90s. Hallett, pianist Emily Manzo and the ensemble will perform the music live.

- Décor by Creative Director, Bjorn Amelan with Video Design by Janet Wong.- Lighting design by long-time collaborator Robert Wierzel 

- Costumes by Liz Prince

Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist will premiere at the American Dance Festival in June 2016.

 
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Elisa Monte Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present Reflections on Water..... in a series of five shared program performances featuring four pieces, two world premieres, 26 Dancers and six noted designers.

Three distinguished choreographers at the height of their careers, each with a powerful original voice offer observations on water - the source or destruction of life. The programs includes four diverse pieces and features two world premieres.

The three choreographers create work from three unique points of view, yet share a sensibility that combines virtuostic movement with an expressive edge that moves minds and hearts – work that dances full out yet speaks of both individual experiences and shared humanity.

The 26 extraordinary performers push physical capability, standing out as an individuals yet working in cohesive ensembles.

Monte/Buglisi/Muller LIVE! offers the opportunity to experience three acclaimed dance companies together on one stage!

Alchemy (Muller/World Premiere) is a piece about the crucible of change. Originally a forerunner of chemistry, alchemy concerned itself with transformation. The physical transmutation of matter became an analogy for the internal alchemy of spiritual revelation  Just as new growth forests are created by controlled burning, personal evolution often needs a violent catalyst to create a glimmer of enlightenment. Alchemy is a cutting-edge collaboration with immersive projection designer Mark Bolotin of Hyphen-Hub, seconded by Edward Roth fashion designers Marco Pizzato and Nairi Barseh and Tony award-winning lighting designer Jeff Croiter.

Hurricane Deck (Monte) “Hurricane Deck is a piece of conflict and turmoil, emotional upheaval. Love gone wrong. The 4 couples embrace and combat simultaneously  seeking the truth and trying to regain trust.  Alternative endings have been created, each is left to the performers to choice at the conclusion of the piece of each performance. Will trust and love or doubt and enmity be that evenings outcome?”  ~Elisa Monte. Music by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang, one of the most highly-esteemed and performed American composers writing today. His works have been performed around the world and in many of the great concert halls.

Sand (Buglisi) is the first of Buglisi’s environmental trilogy. Set to Philip Glass’s brilliant and beautiful string quartet, the ballet is inspired by the beauty of the desert and the soil of the earth we so cherish for our existence.

Sacred Landscapes 1 (Buglisi/World Premiere) In a world in upheaval by climate change and economic turmoil, where the teachings of religion and science collide, we seek to rediscover and restore our ancient connection to the sacred landscapes that have grounded and inspired us. Set to a commissioned score by the visionary composer Paola Prestini with projection design by Jack Mehler, Buglisi’s new work, dedicated to the boundless flow of our planet’s water, explores the belief that sacred landscapes are passageways that facilitate access to a higher realm.

Elisa Monte Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre and Jennifer Muller/the Works'  presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations    

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Culminating a year’s work with world-renowned dance educator and choreographer Ellen Robbins, each student creates his or her own dance solo, steeped in the unmistakable individualism that resides in every child. Their works span a variety of theater experiences: humorous, dramatic, lyrical, minimal, abstract. Music selections also cover a broad range from Bach to Stravinsky to Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

Each of the five unique concerts consist of solos by the students, ages 8 – 18, and the following group pieces: Rainforest and New Work - 6/5 at 7:30, Secret Service & Garden Party 6/6 at 3pm, Walkaround Vermeer – 6/6 at 7:30pm, Waterstudy & Swatch – 6/7 at noon, and Ode & New Work – 6/7 at 4PM.

Ellen Robbins'  presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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“…at first amazes and then glides into the mystical… dropping... This dance form, these artists, won’t be boxed in.”
 —The New York Times

Mikey & Jaer vs Rachet & Dread
Shellz & Lilbit vs Kat & Cindy
Knucks & Caspers vs Droopz & Vypa
Keevin & Richie vs Tuggz & Beast
Magic & Kellz vs Wayne & Terry
X & Killa vs Dre & Nicc
Slicc & Brixx vs Droid & Ace

Following their sold-out, acclaimed run at Park Avenue Armory, the FLEXN phenomenon comes to New York Live Arts in its rawest form: the Battle. Featuring dancers from across the country, the Battle presents the ultimate forum for the boldest and baddest innovators to challenge and push each other to new extremes, revealing the latest moves and groundbreaking grooves where one winner takes all. 

Flex is the latest, genre-defining form of street dance evolved from the Jamaican bruk-up found in dance halls and reggae clubs in Brooklyn. Characterized by pausing, snapping, gliding, bone breaking, hat tricks, animation, and contortion, this electrifying phenomenon confronts issues of social injustice and the expressive capacity of urban dance like no form before it.

Presented by The D.R.E.A.M. Ring in association with New York Live Arts.

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As part of the third annual Live Ideas festival, S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today will feature a special pop- up performance in the Live Arts Theater by alternative indie rock group The Symptoms with special guest Laurie Anderson, prior to The Blue Room programming at G Lounge.

The Symptoms are an experimental group comprised of Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist John Colpitts (aka Kid Millions), creative pioneer Laurie Anderson and violinist/guitarist Tony Diodore. At turns experimental, meditative and aggressive—and always with a fresh dose of improvisation—The Symptoms are a duel violin/drums trio, with amazing vocals by the renowned Laurie Anderson.

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Tickets for the opening night benefit performance and reception ($65/$125) on June 11 sold exclusively through 10 Hairy Legs at 10hl.org.

On the day of the benefit, tickets ​will be sold through the New York Live Arts Box Office beginning at 1:00 pm.

“…since its formation in 2012, its rapid growth has been astonishing…The diversity of this programming is a treat for audiences…this company has also become a welcome source of choreographic commissions.” – Robert Johnson, Dance Critic.

Our third New York season showcases the diversity of our repertory and artists with two programs/six premieres and live musical accompaniment at all shows.

Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 pm & Sunday June 14 at 2:00 pm

 

Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 pm

Artistic director Randy James and our guest pianist for Seàn Curran’s work will lead a free music and dance workshop on Sunday, June 14 at 1pm prior to the performance. Reservations are recommended.

Tickets for the opening night benefit performance and reception on June 11 sold exclusively through 10 Hairy Legs. Please contact Executive Director Elizabeth Sobo at bsobo@10hl.org for more information or to receive an invitation.

10 Hairy Legs'  presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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Our Acting and Musical Theater ensembles have worked hard all semester to put together their original show, Dear Mr. President.  The show features original music, written exclusively for CO/LAB, and scenes created by the ensemble.  This semester, we pushed our actors further than ever in the scene-making process. We asked the group “if you could write to the president and tell him anything about our country, what would it be?” We brainstormed many ideas including animal rights to homelessness to freedom of speech. 

CO/LAB Theater Group's  presentation of Dear Mr. President at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute continues its popular "Conversations with...." series and is pleased to present Dr. Lois Oppenheim in conversation with choreographer Bill T. Jones.  

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ARIEL RIVKA DANCE presents Ori, which means "my light" in Hebrew.  Married collaborators Ariel and David investigate light shifts on 7 beautiful dancers and 4 electrifying cellos. 

Soloists Carrie Ellmore-Tallitsch and Paul Dennis will feature captivating solo works created for each dancer.

Sean Curran will reinvent work scored to the English vocal group The King's Singers as “Desert Dance,” utilizing Ariel Rivka Dance’s full company. The work is informed by ideas of landscape, horizon, silence, heat, and time. Fluid movement phrases become a part of the weather suffusing the stage environment as dancers slip between the natural environment and a mystical atmosphere.

Curran will also present a new Trio, scored by David Homan, which features the poetics of 3 women alone together working in tandem and taking solos.

With bold athleticism and dramatic nuance, Carolyn Dorfman Dance creates rich worlds into which the audience can enter. Dorfman’s visually stunning tour de force, techno-savvy INTERIOR DESIGNS, with music by Svjetlana Bukvich is performed on May 28 and 29. The program on May 30 (matinee and evening) features the NY premiere of WAVESwith performance by virtuosic musicians and dancers who push the boundaries of their art forms. Commissioned score and live music by Jessie Reagen Mann, Pete List and Daphna Mor. 

Program will run 90 minutes with intermission.

Ariel Rivka Dances presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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Replacement Place highlights the impact of the unfamiliar alongside the everyday: One’s complex understanding of a known landscape, and the exchange of competing ideas that is the core of our social interaction. Four characters emerge, absorbed in duality and contradiction, pointing towards order yet prolonging, and ultimately celebrating, the chance to be alone. All four PNDT performers meld various and highly physical movement styles to create a dynamic exposure of how we navigate a disoriented existence. Featuring leading characters of the popular Punchdrunk production Sleep No More, Troy Ogilvie (named Top 25 to Watch by Dance Magazine in 2011) and Nick Bruder (2011 Falstaff Award for Best Principal Performance), AJ “The Animal” Jonez (Animal Animation Flex Artist) with original music composition and performance by Chris Lancaster (electro-cellist and former composer and music director for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company). Lighting design by Barbara Samuels (design assistance for Broadway’s “Rock of Ages” and “American Idiot”) and costumes/scenic design byVita Tzykun (contributing art director to Lady Gaga, Courtney Love, and others).

Patricia Noworol Dance Theater's presentation of Replacement Place at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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Composer and violist Eyvind Kang has released a dozen albums of original music, such as The Narrow Garden (Ipecac), Visible Breath (Ideologic Organ) and Grass (Tzadik). Called an “innovative” musician and “voracious scholar,” (The Seattle Times) he has worked extensively with Laurie Anderson and Bill Frisell, as well as presented works by Christian Wolff, Giacinto Scelsi, Satyajit Ray and Hanne Darboven. Time Medicine is a research into the dynamics of thoughts, time and sound, conducted on solo viola. Described as a “Zen-like piece of performance art” (The Seattle Times), Anderson will join Kang as a special guest for this Live Ideas performance.

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The first work created by Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, Heroes has been remounted for the company’s 10th anniversary. This award-winning duet addresses the desire for intimacy and communication in an alienated world. The need to be liked, to be loved, and to cope with reality becomes a source of inspiration for surprising movement. Accompanied by the music of David Bowie, two men play a game whose rules change from one moment to the next as they attempt to free themselves from old habits and escape into fantasy.

The Joyce Theater's UNLEASHED's presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

Lead presenting support for Joyce Unleashed has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.  Joyce Unleashed is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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Netta Yerushalmy - Helga And The Three Sailors

“Sometimes everything about a dance performance seems right,” proclaimed The New Yorker about Helga And The Three Sailors, which had a successful run at Danspace Project in 2014. Now choreographer Netta Yerushalmy brings back her mesmerizing piece – for one performance only – to Joyce Unleashed. Featuring music composed and performed live by Judith Berkson, Yerushalmy and dancers Marc Crousillat, Amanda Kmett’Pendry and Sarah Lifson build on layers of time, color, shape and space to present a work that is both inspired by and a challenge to the choreographer’s personal history.

 

Hillel Kogan - We Love Arabs

A “true masterpiece by all measures” (The Jerusalem Post), We Love Arabs is a satirical dance theater piece that explores the ethnic divide between Arabs and Jews living in Israel. Telling the story of a Jewish choreographer (Kogan) and an Arab dancer (Adi Boutros) working together to create a piece with a message of co-existence and peace, this award-winning duet uses everything from humor to hummus to address the anxiety, fear and prejudice fostered by decades of conflict.

The Joyce Theater's UNLEASHED's presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

Lead presenting support for Joyce Unleashed has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.  Joyce Unleashed is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

[artist_ID] => 312 [event_dates_description] => Mar 17 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => $20 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000075FXIEA2 [event_dates] => [["03\/17\/2015","03\/17\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Yerushalmy.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2142 [remote_ID] => 505 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => kogen_680_4-1423758817.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2141 [remote_ID] => 505 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => kogen_680_3-1423758814.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2140 [remote_ID] => 505 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => kogen_680_2-1423758810.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [3] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2139 [remote_ID] => 505 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => kogan_680_1-1423758805.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 504 [event_name] => Joffrey Ballet Concert Group [event_url] => joffrey_ballet_2015 [event_description] =>

Returning from recent tours to China and Canada, the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group offers New York a versatile program of classical and contemporary works. This program features world premieres by Davis Robertson, Artistic Director of the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, and Africa Guzman, the former Associate Artistic Director of Compañía Nacional de Danza under Nacho Duato. The program will also include a performance of Gerald Arpino's Viva Vivaldi, set to Antonio Vivaldi's Concerto in D-Major for Violin, Strings and Cembalo, as well as the Company's first ever performance of Robert Battle's signature piece Battlefield.

Joffrey Ballet Concert Group's presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

[artist_ID] => 288 [event_dates_description] => [event_prices] => May 16 at 7:30pm and May 17 at 7pm $20/$35
May 17 5-7pm Gala Reception & 7pm Performance $100 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000075F0TEAU [event_dates] => [["05\/16\/2015","05\/17\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Joffrey_60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2143 [remote_ID] => 504 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => joffrey_680-1423758837.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2151 [remote_ID] => 504 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => joffrey_6801-1424277779.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2152 [remote_ID] => 504 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => joffrey_6802-1424277783.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 511 [event_name] => Body Against Body @ The Egg, Albany, NY [event_url] => bab_albany_2015 [event_description] =>

Body Against Body (2011) returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched the career of Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these pieces redefined the duet form and changed the face of American dance. Both conceptually and physically rigorous, the works take on new life through the diverse dancers of Jones’s company, providing a rare look at the origins of an iconoclastic artistic sensibility. As New York Magazine says, “The combination of brisk formality and a deeply sensual attack.was riveting decades ago and it’s riveting today.” Commissioned by the ICA/Boston.

[artist_ID] => 38 [event_dates_description] => Apr 10 at 8pm [event_prices] => [event_ticket_url] => http://www.theegg.org/event/bill-t-jonesarnie-zane-dance-company [event_dates] => [["04\/10\/2015","04\/10\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c5":"BTJ\/AZDC","c14":"BTJ\/AZDC"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/BAB_60_2015.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2195 [remote_ID] => 511 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bab_680_2015-1426881785.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2196 [remote_ID] => 511 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bab_680_2015_2-1426881789.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2197 [remote_ID] => 511 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bab_680_2015_3-1426881793.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [3] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2198 [remote_ID] => 511 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bab_680_2015_4-1426881799.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 503 [event_name] => Open Company Class Taught by Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong [event_url] => btjazdc_open_class_march [event_description] =>

Morning classes with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company are perfect for dancers who desire a thorough and thoughtful morning practice or tune up for the day ahead of them. Classes are rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Progressing from somatic floor work to standing exercises, technical and creative challenges culminate in lush, expressive phrasework. Space is limited. Advance purchase is recommended.

[artist_ID] => 38 [event_dates_description] => Mar 23-27 from 9:45-11:45am [event_prices] => $20 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000073c8qEAA [event_dates] => [["03\/23\/2015","03\/27\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/companymasterclass60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2111 [remote_ID] => 503 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => companymasterclass680-1422477130.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 512 [event_name] => Analogy: A Trilogy (work-in-progress) @ Bard College's LUMA Theatre, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY [event_url] => analogy_bard_2015 [event_description] =>

Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company present the first of three new evening length works titled, Analogy: A Trilogy. This trilogy brings into light the different types of war we fight and, in particular, the war within ourselves. Analogy: A Trilogy searches for the connection between three varying stories; focusing on memory and the effect of powerful events on the actions of individuals and, more importantly, on their often unexpressed inner life. Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements.

[artist_ID] => 38 [event_dates_description] => May 16 at 2pm [event_prices] => [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["05\/16\/2015","05\/16\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c5":"BTJ\/AZDC","c14":"BTJ\/AZDC"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Analogy_60_2015.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2199 [remote_ID] => 512 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => analogy_680_2015-1426882879.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2200 [remote_ID] => 512 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => analogy_680_2015_3-1426882884.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2201 [remote_ID] => 512 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => analogy_680_2015_2-1426882889.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 502 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Beth Gill's Portrait Study + Laurie Anderson and Deborah Hay [event_url] => live_ideas_beth_gill [event_description] =>

Live Ideas 2015 has commissioned New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award winning choreographer Beth Gill to create a performance event. Known for "entirely engrossing" and “precise choreography [that] reveals painterly dimensions” (The New York Times), Gill’s original work for Live Ideas layers live dance and sound against a field of shifting color and hue created by lighting designer Thomas Dunn. Gill has gathered together a cross-section of celebrated New York City dance artists—including but not limited to Neal Beasley, Eleanor Hullihan, John Jasperse, Jodi Melnick, Stuart Singer, David Thomson, Meg Weeks and Emily Wexler—to perform short autobiographical solos that collect in the space over the course of the hour. This ongoing installation is highlighted by moments of live music performed by Eliot Krimsky and Ryan Seaton.

The second half of the evening will give Live Arts’ audience an opportunity to witness Laurie Anderson and Deborah Hay in the early stages of their collaboration. The two prolific artists are collaborating to create Figure A Sea, a new evening-length work for the Cullberg Ballet, which will premiere in Stockholm from September 25-27, 2015.

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[artist_ID] => 318 [event_dates_description] => Apr 15 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $50 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006kojuEAA [event_dates] => [["04\/15\/2015","04\/15\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Beth-Gill_no-photo-credit-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2110 [remote_ID] => 502 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => bethgill_deborahhay-web680-1422460880.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 501 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Chris Marker's La Jetée [event_url] => live_ideas_chris_marker [event_description] =>

Filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor and now videographer and digital multimedia artist, Chris Marker has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory and the rapid advancement of life on this planet. Marker’s La Jetée is one of the most influential, radical science-fiction films ever made, a tale of time travel told in still images. This special Live Ideas film event features a post-screening discussion moderated by Robert Milazzo, founder of The Modern School of Film.

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[artist_ID] => 325 [event_dates_description] => Apr 18 at 4pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lExWEAU [event_dates] => [["04\/18\/2015","04\/18\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Jetee1-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2107 [remote_ID] => 501 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => jetee1-web680-1422051229.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 500 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Vittorio De Sica's Miracle In Milan [event_url] => live_ideas_vittorio_de_sica [event_description] =>

Based on a novel by Cesare Zavattini, Miracle in Milan is De Sica’s 1951 follow-up to his earlier film The Bicycle Thief. A René Clair-inspired social fantasy, the film depicts a fight between a troop of shantytown poor and the industrialist, eager to explore for oil beneath their village. The revolutionaries are led by a young visionary named Toto, armed with enthusiasm and a magic dove. De Sica’s film—both humanist and wistful—unfolds with an underlying discourse surrounding social ills and how they should be rectified. 

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Apr 19 at 4pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lF7wEAE [event_dates] => [["04\/19\/2015","04\/19\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/miracle_in_milan-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2106 [remote_ID] => 500 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => miracle_in_milan-web680-1422044210.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 499 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Julian Schnabel's Before Night Falls [event_url] => live_ideas_julian_schnabel [event_description] =>

Julian Schnabel (Basquiat & The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) directed the incredible journey through the life and work of the late Cuban novelist Reinaldo Arenas. As a teenager Arenas marched to Havana with Fidel Castro and was educated by the revolution, but when his books were not a hymn to the revolution they were censored and he was jailed for his sexuality.

Arenas endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country but not without integrity, he lived as an exile in North America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work.

This film is a tribute to the liberating power of art and one man’s undying passion for life. Before Night Falls won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Coppa Volpi for Best Actor for Javier Bardem at the 2000 Venice Film Festival. That same year, Bardem was the first Spanish actor ever to be nominated for an Academy Award for his brilliant portrayal of Reinaldo Arenas. 

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The screening will be followed by a short conversation between Schnabel and Laurie Anderson, who, together with Lou Reed, co-wrote/co-composed one of the songs for the film.

[artist_ID] => 321 [event_dates_description] => Apr 17 at 3pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lELFEA2 [event_dates] => [["04\/17\/2015","04\/17\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Schnabel_web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2105 [remote_ID] => 499 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => schnabel_web680-1422043828.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 498 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence - 24 Preludes for a Fugue [event_url] => live_ideas_arvo_part_preludes [event_description] =>

Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence, is a day-long immersion—through music, lectures and film—into the stillness and depth of Pärt’s powerful music and work, curated by Peter Bouteneff of the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary.

This documentary film presents a series of intimate and compelling vignettes yielding insight into composer Arvo Pärt’s background and process. Released in 2005, the film features a number of interviews, rehearsal footage of Pärt with musicians, and more. A short introduction by Peter Bouteneff, musician, theology professor and author of Arvo Pärt: Out of Silence, will precede the screening.

Note: Arvo Pärt will not be in attendence at Live Ideas.

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[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Apr 16 at 4pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lE11EAE [event_dates] => [["04\/16\/2015","04\/16\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Arvo-Pärt-evening-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2112 [remote_ID] => 498 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => arvo-pärt-evening-web680-1422565934.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 497 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Laurie Anderson: A Selection of Works [event_url] => live_ideas_laurie_anderson [event_description] =>

One of America’s most renowned performance artists, Laurie Anderson’s genre-crossing work encompasses performance, film, music, installation, writing, photography and sculpture. Widely known for her multimedia presentations, she will show a selection of her film works including but not limited to Hidden Inside Mountains, What You Mean We?, Carmen and excerpts from The Personal Service Announcements. Anderson will introduce each short, bringing further context to her work.

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[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Apr 15 at 4pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006koaAEAQ [event_dates] => [["04\/15\/2015","04\/15\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/LaurieAnderson60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2103 [remote_ID] => 497 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => laurieanderson680_1-1422043326.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 496 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Anne Carson's A Lecture on the History of Skywriting [event_url] => live_ideas_anne_carson [event_description] =>

Poet, essayist and MacArthur “genius” Anne Carson is creating new work commissioned exclusively for Live Ideas. Inspired by the questions inherent to this year’s theme: S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today, this event features an intimate presentation of Carson’s newest work. 

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[artist_ID] => 328 [event_dates_description] => Apr 19 at 6pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $15/$40 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lF8VEAU [event_dates] => [["04\/19\/2015","04\/19\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/carson10-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2102 [remote_ID] => 496 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => carson10-web680-1422043217.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 495 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir + Hal Willner and Chloe Webb's Doing the Things We Want To [event_url] => live_ideas_reverend_billy [event_description] =>

In this time of the Earth’s crisis we pursue the mysterious catalyst that ignites collective knowledge into collective will. How will we move across the brave line into activism? Post religious proselytizing? Punk madrigals? Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir will show us how to put our ears to the dirt and listen.

The second part of the performance—Doing The Things We Want To—features a ritual bash celebrating Lou Reed and Kathy Acker, two New York grown, transgressive and still-revolutionary artists of music, spoken word, novels and film. Willner, Webb and a band of New York's finest (with Lee Ranaldo, Doug Wieselman and special guests) slap back and forth with selected works on Reed and Ackers' favorite subjects including sex, love, rage, death and phosphorescent humanity. 

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[artist_ID] => 323 [event_dates_description] => Apr 17 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => Tickets start at $15/$50 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lES0EAM [event_dates] => [["04\/17\/2015","04\/17\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/revBilly-Willner-Webb-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2240 [remote_ID] => 495 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => revbilly-willner-webb-web680-1429126344.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2121 [remote_ID] => 495 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => willner_loureed_680_2-1422905799.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 492 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Noon-Time Talk Series: Vito Acconci WORD/ACT/SIGN/DE-SIGN [event_url] => live_ideas_noon_talks_vito_acconci [event_description] =>

Join artist and designer Vito Acconci for a jumble of poems, projections and sound in WORD/ACT/SIGN/DE-SIGN.  A mix of: 1) snippets, early poems; followed by: 2) Acconci projections, body; followed by: 3) improvised talk, Acconci, now & then; followed by: 4) voices, 70’s sound-tracks; followed by: 5) quick readings, essays; followed by: 6) Acconci-Studio projections, architecture/design; followed by: 7) more improvised talk, Acconci, here & there; followed by: 3, & then by 1, & then by 7, & then by 5, & then by 2, & then by 6, & then by 4, etc…

Vito Acconci’s design & architecture comes from another direction, from backgrounds of writing & art. His poems in the late 60’s treated language as matter (words to look at rather than through) & the page as a field to travel over; his performances in the early 70’s helped shift art from object to interaction; later in the 70’s, his installations turned museums & galleries into interactions between spaces & people; in the early 80’s, his architectural-units were meant to be transformed by users. By the late 80’s his work crossed over & he formed Acconci Studio, a design firm that mixes poetry & geometry, computer-scripting & sentence-structure, narrative & biology, chemistry & social-science. 

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[artist_ID] => 327 [event_dates_description] => Apr 19 at 12pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000006lDUKEA2 [event_dates] => [["04\/19\/2015","04\/19\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Acconci_Richard-Kern-web60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2098 [remote_ID] => 492 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => acconci_2003_mur-island-web680-1422042127.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 491 [event_name] => Live Ideas: Noon-Time Talk Series: Marjorie Morrison Proactive Military Mental Health [event_url] => live_ideas_noon_talks_marjorie_morrison [event_description] =>

Marjorie Morrison discusses proactive military mental health with Jason Hansman, Joe Mauricio and Mateo Romero. For the first time in American history, 90% of wounded service members survive their injuries. A greater percentage of men and women are now coming home with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and severe Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). A new approach to mental health needs to be adopted in the military to adequately address these unique needs. The shift to move services from reactive to proactive and mandate education on alternative techniques such as mindfulness is desperately needed. In this panel, Morrison, Mauricio and Romero will discuss where we are, where we were and where we need to be. 

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Master Ren, who Lou Reed studied Taijiquan with, will host a demonstration of this technique accompanied by Lou Reed’s DRONES. A panel discussion will follow that features Master Ren and a number of his notable students including  Sarth Calhoun, Hsia-Jung Chang, Ren Guangyi, Amanda Harmon, Jonathan Miller, Bill O'Connor, Dan Richman and Tony Visconti. 

A Chinese internal martial art system that dates back approximately 400 years, Taijiquan was founded by a former Ming general, Chen Wang-Ting. As exercise, Taijiquan promotes health and relaxation through a series of continuous, flowing movements while providing powerful tools for self-defense. Chen Style Taijiquan is noted for its fluid, coiling movements, punctuated with quick bursts of energy. It is the original style of Taijiquan, from which all the other styles (like Yang and Wu) ultimately derive.

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Lou Reed’s DRONES is a three-hour-long visceral, emotional and spiritual installation during which audience members may come and go as they please. Featuring Reed’s guitars and amps in feedback mode, twenty-four strings create an amalgamation of three hundred and sixty partial harmonics colliding, cascading and uniting in sound. Introducing gain and sculpting sonic frequencies, a feedback loop is created with each guitar and its respective amplifier. 

The Velvet Underground embraced suspended notes sustained against musical changes. Both Lou Reed and John Cale were influenced by the work of La Monte Young, and in 1975, Lou Reed would play out the drone music that had been an early influence. Metal Machine Music album laid the foundation for ambient and industrial music. This album inspired numerous musicians and bands. The DRONES will be introduced and operated by Lou's long-serving former guitar tech, Stewart Hurwood.

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Curator Laurie Anderson and Live Arts’ Artistic Director Bill T. Jones discuss Live Ideas 2015’s overarching theme: force and change in America today. The sky, “a multidimensional symbol of aspiration, vastness, change, threat and now information storage” (Jones) is a jumping-off point for this opening conversation. It will question the direction and ethics of a country that has “traditionally valued freedom, social justice and a special kind of exuberant confidence” but that is currently faced with “a society that is deeply divided, unjust and often toxic” (Anderson). 

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Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence, is a day-long immersion—through music, lectures and film—into the stillness and depth of Pärt’s powerful music and work, curated by Peter Bouteneff of the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary.

For this noon-time talk, Bouteneff will moderate a panel discussion on the performance and perception of Pärt’s music. Panel participants include Laurie Anderson (curator of S K Y - Force and Wisdom in America Today), as well as James Jordan (Grammy-nominated choral conductor and music educator)and Will Robin (musicologist and journalist).
 
Note: Arvo Pärt will not be in attendence at Live Ideas.
 
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The world today is divided between belief-based systems (such as religion and ideology) and experiment-based systems (such as science, democracy and art). Can they be reconciled? Should they be? Pulitzer Prize nominated writer/documentary filmmaker Timothy Ferris’s Beyond Belief explores these questions. 

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Running the gamut from experimental DJ King Britt, to musician/performance artist Geo Wyeth, The Blue Room provides a space for artists and the larger community to mingle and listen, at 10:30pm, daily during the festival. Curated by Michael Azerrad, the editor of the acclaimed Talkhouse Music website, all events will take place at G Lounge (official partner for The Blue Room) and New York Live Arts. Thursday evening’s The Blue Room will feature a special pop-up performance in the Live Arts Theater by alternative indie rock group The Symptoms with special guest Laurie Anderson, prior to The Blue Room programming at G Lounge.  

The Line-Up

Wednesday, April 15
King Britt, DJ set
10:30pm, G Lounge

Thursday, April 16
Drew Daniel, DJ set
10:30pm, G Lounge

Friday, April 17
Glasser, DJ set
10:30pm, New York Live Arts Lobby

Saturday, April 18
Eliot Krimsky, DJ set
10:30pm, New York Live Arts Lobby

Sunday, April 19
Jonathan Toubin, DJ set and Geo Wyeth, music/performance
10:30pm, G Lounge

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New York City native John Zorn presents two sets of music featuring some of his most distinguished musical cohorts. In the Hall of Mirrors features the incredible virtuoso Stephen Gosling performing complex and challenging exactly notated piano pieces accompanied by a dynamic improvising rhythm section of Tyshawn Sorey and Christian McBride. In the second set, Middle Eastern influences abound as oud virtuoso Kinan Idnawi performs music from Zorn’s lyrical and long running Masada project along with Erik Friedlander and Satoshi Takeishi.

In the Hall of Mirrors - Steve Gosling (piano) Christian Mcbride (bass) Tyshawn Sorey (drums)
CERBERUS - Kinan Idnawi (oud) Erik Friedlander (cello) Satoshi Takeishi (percussion)

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Pauline Oliveros and IONE have worked collaboratively since 1985. They have created four large operas and frequently perform improvisation that features spoken word and sonic vocals (by IONE) with harmonica, accordion and electronic music (by Oliveros). For Live Ideas, they will perform two works—one premiere and one older work—using Oliveros’ new V Accordion and Expanded Instrument System to produce truly unique, of-the-moment sound art.

The second half of the evening’s performance features Cage’s 1976 Lecture on the Weather. Combining music, text, projected images, lighting and a weather soundscape, the work is a softly political piece containing Cage’s concerns (social, political and environmental in nature) regarding the direction the country was then taking. Equally as relevant today as the year it was written, the installation features excerpts from Henry David Thoreau’s writings—Walden: Life in the Woods and On Civil Disobedience—selected by means of I Ching chance operations. Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in observance of the bicentennial of the United States of America in 1976, it was to be performed, according to Cage, by 12 men, “preferably American men who have become Canadian citizens.”

Featuring Thomas Bartlett, Justin Bond , Anne Carson, Bob Currie, Nitasha Dhillon, Amin Husain, Bill T. Jones, Eyvind Kang, Yates McKee, Pauline Oliveros, Beth Povinelli and Doug Wieselman.

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Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence, is a day-long immersion—through music, lectures and film—into the stillness and depth of Pärt’s powerful music and work, curated by Peter Bouteneff of the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary.

Of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, The New York Times recently said that “No other living composer has so fervent a following or such a diverse group of fans.” Live Ideas’ second day—titled Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence—will explore Pärt’s body of work, including austere compositions known to stir immense passions. The day will conclude with a performance of his rarely heard chamber works, expressive of a wide range of his periods and tonalities, yet all unmistakably Pärt. The program will include works such as: Solfeggio (1963), Da Pacem (2004), as well as several mainstays of cinematic soundtracks: Fratres (1977), Spiegel im Spiegel (1978) and Für Alina (1976).

Note: Arvo Pärt will not be in attendence at Live Ideas.

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The Election of Barack Obama is just the most startling manifestation of a larger trend: the gradual erosion of “whiteness” as the touchstone of what it means to be American. If the end of white America is a cultural and demographic inevitability, what will the new mainstream look like—and how will white Americans fit into it? What will it mean to be white when whiteness is no longer the norm? And will a post-white America be less racially divided—or more so?- Hua Hsu, The Atlantic

Can art practice heal wounds of systemic racial injustice and disinvestment? Beyond representation, do our current social systems change as a result of post-whiteness? Does it actually mean a more equitable distribution of power? How does the ideology of whiteness persist in our culture even as it demographics change?    

Open Spectrum Twitter chat—the digital component for this talk—will take place from 1-2pm on April 22. The public is invited to participate in the twitter chats by tweeting their questions and comments with the hashtag “#OpenSpectrumNYC.” 

Panel
Moderator: Piper Anderson - Consultant; Arts, Education & Community Engagement
Ren Weschler - Curator, Journalist, Author  
Margo Jefferson - Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist, Educator
Darnell L. Moore - Writer, Cultural Worker, Critic
Aimee Meredith Cox - Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropologist, Author
Trisha Bauman – Leadership and Communications Strategist, Educator 

Open Spectrum Critical Dialogues is an intimate conversational platform that engages participants in active listening, constructive discourse, and action planning. Spanning over the course of three months (February to April, 2015), we encourage audiences and invited panelists to engage in critical discussions pertinent to the present moment. Open Spectrum is where our creative community comes together to responsibly voice opinions, raise questions, and share resources. We invite artists, educators, scholars, curators, and activists to join us for these timely and integral conversations.

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What did we learn from the Occupy Wall Street movement? How do we imagine operating within a post-capitalist society? Has the middle class disappeared in the United States? Can a feminist ideology disrupt the systemic issues of under-valuation in regards to female and trans identifying individuals and the creative works produced by these artists? 

Open Spectrum Twitter chat—the digital component for this talk—will take place from 1-2pm on March 18. The public is invited to participate in the twitter chat by tweeting their questions and comments with the hashtag “#OpenSpectrumNYC.”

Panel

Moderator: Piper Anderson - Consultant; Arts, Education & Community Engagement
Okwui Okpokwasili - Performer, Actor
Laura Flanders - Host, Producer at GRITtv
Joan Morgan - Scholar, Educator, Author 
Seyi Adebanjo - Filmmaker, Queer Activist, Social Justice Practitioner  

Will feature an opening performance by Hip-Hop duo Pattydukes and Rephstar

Open Spectrum Critical Dialogues is an intimate conversational platform that engages participants in active listening, constructive discourse, and action planning. Spanning over the course of three months (February to April, 2015), we encourage audiences and invited panelists to engage in critical discussions pertinent to the present moment. Open Spectrum is where our creative community comes together to responsibly voice opinions, raise questions, and share resources. We invite artists, educators, scholars, curators, and activists to join us for these timely and integral conversations.

Upcoming
Open Spectrum: Post-White America: Can Art Deracialize The Nation?

 

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How do we push the social justice movement past reactive to proactive strategic planning? What are some actionable steps we can take to create effective change within our local communities? What can artists and cultural institutions do in the midst of civil unrest?

Open Spectrum Twitter chat—the digital component for this talk—will take place from 1-2pm on February 18. The public is invited to participate in the twitter chats by tweeting their questions and comments with the hashtag “#OpenSpectrumNYC.”

Panel
Moderator: Piper Anderson, Consultant; Arts, Education & Community Engagement
Jenny Koons, Director, Activist, Co-Creator of Artists 4 Change
George Sanchez, Professor, Artist, Director of EmergeNYC
Syreeta McFadden, Poet, Editor, Photographer, Educator

 
Will feature a special welcome introductory performance by vocalist, composer, cultural worker Imani Uzuri
 
On view in the Live Arts' Lobby: Harry Belafonte on James Baldwin 
Harry Belafonte and Bill T. Jones discuss an array of topics ranging from radical humanism, queerness, and marginalization. The screening will take place from 3-7pm
 
Open Spectrum Critical Dialogues is an intimate conversational platform that engages participants in active listening, constructive discourse, and action planning. Spanning over the course of three months (February to April, 2015), we encourage audiences and invited panelists to engage in critical discussions pertinent to the present moment. Open Spectrum is where our creative community comes together to responsibly voice opinions, raise questions, and share resources. We invite artists, educators, scholars, curators, and activists to join us for these timely and integral conversations.
 
Upcoming 
Open Spectrum: Creative Resistance: A Rising Economic Movement
Open Spectrum: Post-White America: Can Art Deracialize The Nation?
 

 

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Viewable ONLINE ONLY via 2ndline.tv as part of the Digital Dance Festival.  
Watch on Feb 25 here.
Watch on Feb 28 here.

A duet replete with “silky fluidity: movement that emanates from deep under the skin, where joints are loose, and the spine is airy” (The New York Times), Blue Room is a collaboration between Chinese artist Dai Jian and Russian-born Elena Demyanenko, recent alumni of Trisha Brown Dance Company. The performance features individual and paired works that explore relationship and unfold as a dialogue through myriad possible intricate and detailed existences. Two independent mindbodies with different backgrounds, behaviors, languages and cultures are sutured together. 

Live Arts’ Digital Dance Festival (DDF) began in 2014 as a continued way to challenge how audiences view and interpret live performance. Pulling from their archive of past seasons, the DDF presents screenings of performances that provoke and intrigue the ever-growing dance public. Past participants have included Steven Reker/People Get Ready, Donna Uchizono Company, Jen Rosenblit and Live Arts’ resident dance company, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Performances are viewed online and tickets are pay what you wish. 

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Viewable ONLINE ONLY via 2ndline.tv as part of the Digital Dance Festival. 
Watch on Feb 24 here.
Watch on Feb 27 here.

In A Quarreling Pair, Jones explores the dualities present between any two people, including the struggle to co-habitate and live together against all odds. The work was inspired in part by Jane Bowles’ play of the same name: an absurdist meditation written for two puppets that explores the relationship of two middle-aged sisters who sit in separate rooms and quarrel endlessly about trivial tasks, the futility of life and their inextricable bond. The New York Times described it as a “richly textured and layered theatrical adventure."

Live Arts’ Digital Dance Festival (DDF) began in 2014 as a continued way to challenge how audiences view and interpret live performance. Pulling from their archive of past seasons, the DDF presents screenings of performances that provoke and intrigue the ever-growing dance public. Past participants have included Steven Reker/People Get Ready, Donna Uchizono Company, Jen Rosenblit and Live Arts’ resident dance company, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Performances are viewed online and tickets are pay what you wish. 

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Viewable ONLINE ONLY via 2ndline.tv as part of the Digital Dance Festival. 
Watch on Feb 23 here.
Watch on Feb 26 here.

Former New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks artist (2011), Acosta’s i shot denzel is the sixth incarnation of a three-year series of “denzels.” This multidisciplinary work explores black masculinity within the context of contemporary or "classical" movement. 

Live Arts’ Digital Dance Festival (DDF) began in 2014 as a continued way to challenge how audiences view and interpret live performance. Pulling from their archive of past seasons, the DDF presents screenings of performances that provoke and intrigue the ever-growing dance public. Past participants have included Steven Reker/People Get Ready, Donna Uchizono Company, Jen Rosenblit and Live Arts’ resident dance company, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Performances are viewed online and tickets are pay what you wish. 

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New York Live Arts Theater
This showing is open to presenters by invitation only.  
Presenters RSVP Here.

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company’s Analogy: A Trilogy (work-in-progress, premieres June 2015) is the Company’s newest creation. Bill T. Jones, Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong and his company are developing three new evening length works. This trilogy brings into light the different types of war we fight, and in particular, the war within ourselves. Analogy: A Trilogy searches for the connection between three varying stories, focusing on memory and the effect of powerful events on the actions of individuals and, more importantly, on their often unexpressed inner life. Jones continues his exploration of how text, storytelling and movement pull and push against each other and how another experience can be had through the combination and recombination of these elements. Part One: Dora Tramontane will premiere at Montclair State University in June 2015. 

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New York Live Arts Studios
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RoseAnne Spradlin’s “extravagantly enigmatic” g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) (excerpt, 2014) is a highly physical work that “push[es] her dancers and her audience into some higher state” (The New York Times). Led by dancers Natalie Green and Rebecca Warner with devynn emory, Athena Malloy, Saúl Ulerio and with Asli Bulbul, the work features design elements by Glen Fogel, who previously collaborated with Spradlin on the 2006 Survive Cycle. Evolved from within the creative process, Jeffrey Young’s original musical score for instruments and electronics was developed through improvisation during rehearsals with the dancers, and includes samples of the dancers’ voices. 

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New York Live Arts Studios
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Cynthia Oliver’s BOOM! (excerpt, 2014), is a “shattering [and] universal” (The New Yorker) duet that features Oliver and Leslie Cuyjet as individuals, friends, strangers, family and younger/older versions of themselves, negotiating relations that are persistently in flux. Building upon a non-linear sequence of narratives around a life and a relationship—of a woman to herself, her history, her present and her future—BOOM! is a choreography of shifting realities. It is a looping, fractured unfolding, examining notions of destiny, when life happens and when “fairness” and cause and effect do not necessarily align. 

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New York Live Arts Theater
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John Jasperse’s Within between (2014) closed New York Live Arts’ 2013-14 season to critical acclaim that described it as a “delightfully dizzying piece” with “skeins of carefree, virtuosic dancing” (The New York Times). The work, which returns to Live Arts remounted in full for a one-night-only performance during Live Artery, received two 2014 New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Awards, for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Performer (Stuart Singer). Jasperse, a 2014 Doris Duke Artist Award recipient, is a choreographer often referred to with adjectives that include brainy, formal and austere. In Within between, Jasperse sought to simultaneously embrace and resist the habits of his own history, creating a catalytic mating of sensibilities that traverses what are often seen as aesthetic boundaries between mutually distinct terrains within the broader cultural landscape. Within between features dancers Maggie Cloud, Simon Courchel, Burr Johnson and Stuart Singer; lighting design by Lenore Doxsee; an original, commissioned score by composer Jonathan Bepler; and dramaturgical assistance by Ariel Osterweis.

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New York Live Arts Studios
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This show is SOLD OUT. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email boxoffice@newyorklivearts.org

Okwui Okpokwasili’s multi-disciplinary performance piece Poor People's TV Room considers the collective amnesia around women's resistance movements in Nigeria, from the Igbo Women’s War of 1929 to the recent Boko Haram kidnappings and the "save our girls" campaigns. With collaborator Peter Born, she creates a dystopian narrative where characters slip through the fissures of time, wandering in a bush of ghosts.

Poor People’s TV Room is produced by MAPP International Productions. It is commissioned by New York Live Arts. It is also supported by developmental residencies at The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL; Brooklyn Creative Arts LAB (BRIC) in New York; The Rauschenberg Residency (Robert Rauschenberg Foundation) on Captiva Island, FL. It is also part of LMCC’s Extended Life Dance Development program. An early work-in-progress iteration of Poor People’s TV Room was presented by Lincoln Center in the David Rubinstein Atrium in June 2014.

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New Work for the Desert (2014) is choreographer Beth Gill’s “beautiful” (ArtsJournal) follow up to her New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Award winning work Electric Midwife. The impressionistic evening length sextet is a distillation of duration and hue, abstracted within the quietude of memory. Inspired by the natural landscape of the American Southwest, recollections of Trisha Brown’s Newark and the color and light explorations of artist James Turrell, Gill creates an original aesthetic world of perceptive experience with collaborators Thomas Dunn (visual design) and Jon Moniaci ("Bessie" Award winner for Sound Design, Electric Midwife). Time, color, sound and tension shift imperceptibly or dramatically, sifted through saturated optic fields reminiscent of the desert’s striking transformations, as each dancer struggles with the rigidity of the body and its forms. Remounted in full for a one-night-only performance during Live Artery, the work “alters your sense of time…But the greatest wonders emerge from Ms. Gill’s choreography and her six dancers” (The New York Times). 

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Light Years (working title) (excerpt, premieres April 2015) is the “supremely talented” (The New York Times) Rashaun Mitchell’s newest work. Performed by Hiroki Ichinose, Cori Kresge, Silas Riener and Melissa Toogood, the work features sound by Michael Beharie and Corwin Lamm, lighting design by Davison Scandrett and costumes by Mitchell and Riener. Before my eyes are memories of evolution, consciousness, magic. Seen from great speeds. From outer space, out of past-present-future. We are lost in the in-between time. What is origin? We pass through. Inexplicable illusions. Other people. We do not know what is real. We emerge. Portals open. The suns converge, a shifting landscape. The drums can still be heard. The body holds so many generations, so many genetic mutations, and the world is too much with us. We travel so far, so long. We walk off the face of the earth. The body must become space, claim everything, continue to (r)evolve. We must give. How far reaching is the self to make the bridge? To make and unmake.

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SIR Stage 37, New York City

Laurie Anderson, Gala Co-chair

Slobodan Randjelovic & Jon Stryker, Gala Co-chairs

Richard H. Levy, Board Chair
Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
Jean Davidson, Executive Director & CEO

The gala will launch the 2015 Live Ideas Festival guest curated by Laurie Anderson

For more information about the 2015 New York Live Arts Gala or to join the Host Committee, please contact: Alisha Litman at alisha@mfproductions.com

 

 
Host Committee
  • Anonymous
  • Jody & John Arnhold
  • Jeff Arnstein & Michael Field
  • David Brown
  • Joseph Azrack & Abigail Congdon
  • Paula Cooper
  • Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy
  • Jim & Elisabeth DeMarse,
      The Street.com
  • Paul Binder & Shelley Doctors
  • Terence Dougherty &
      Pierre Duleyrie
  • Adam & Olivia Flatto
  • Gail Furman
  • Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard
  • Kweli Washington & Melissa Gray
  • Agnes Gund
  • Helen & Peter Haje
  • Derek Brown & Deborah Hellman
  • Stephen & Ruth Hendel
  • Colleen Keegan
  • Robert & Suzanne Levine
  • Philip G. Levy
  • Jeffrey & Wendy Liszt
  • Michael Lomax &
      Cheryl Ferguson Lomax
  • Susan Micari, Educational Therapist
  • Helen Mills & Gary Tannenbaum
  • Kathy O’Connor & Matt Larrabee
  • Ellen M. Poss
  • Jane Bovingdon Semel &
      Terry Semel
  • Jack Shainman Gallery
  • Cindy Sherman
  • Catharine R. Stimpson
  • Barbara Sukowa & Robert Longo
  • David Thomson
  • Edwina von Gal
  • Judith Zarin & Gerald Rosenfeld

 

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CO/LAB Theater Group is a non-profit dedicated to providing individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts. 

Join us as CO/LAB explores time travel! This fall our actors explored the fundamentals of acting and musical theater through time periods. We took inspiration from specific time periods like the Roaring Twenties, The Renaissance, and then let our imaginations soar!  As a class, we created scenes and learned music, giving each participant the opportunity to take on the role of  actor, writer and director. We are excited to share these amazing, original pieces - Hello, Today and Blast to the Past - with CO/LAB with family, friends and community members.  

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Dec 14 at 5pm Blast to the Past featuring CO/LAB's Acting Ensemble​ [event_prices] => $15 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000005jvJtEAI [event_dates] => [["12\/14\/2014","12\/14\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Colabweb2.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2067 [remote_ID] => 467 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => colabweb1-1415915798.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 524 [event_name] => Fresh Tracks 2014-2015 Residency Showing [event_url] => fresh_tracks_residency_2015 [event_description] =>
Reservations are necessary and can be made by clicking the buy tickets link or contacting the Box Office at 212.924.0077.

Please join us in the New York Live Arts studios for an informal and in-process showing of ideas and concepts being developed during the Fresh Tracks creative residencies this year.
 

Join us to see the work of:
Same As Sister/Briana Brown-Tipley and Hilary Brown (S.A.S.)
Nico Brown
He Jin Jang
Niall Jones
Julie Mayo
Lindsay Reuter

NO LATE SEATING

 

 

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Dances by Very Young Choreographers is a mélange of witty and intriguing original dances created and performed by students of Ellen Robbins, ages 8-18. The dances can be humorous, dramatic, lyrical or abstract, but always surprising. This showcase is a not to be missed opportunity to inspire children by exposing them to live performances created and performed by their peers.

Ellen Robbins is supported, in part, by the W Foundation and the John and Jody Arnhold Foundation.

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Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studio proudly announces its annual showcase.  Presenting some of New York finest professional and amateur ballroom dancers, with choreography by world renowned dancer and choreographer Ilya Ifraimov, winner of the prestigious “Ohio Star Ball Competition”. 

Fred Astaire Dance Studio's presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations

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A one-night-only benefit performance by SITI Company featuring song, dance and spoken word with guest artists.

For more information about SITI Company’s Autumn Benefit, or to buy tickets to the evening’s performance AND the VIP cocktail reception and after-party, click here.

SITI Company's presentation at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts' Theater Access Program. The Theater Access program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations.

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Geared towards strong pre-professional and professional dancers, this technique class will be based on the style and movement sensibility developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong.  We will cultivate precision, range, and the ability to cover space in movement, integrating and borrowing values from modern, postmodern, and classical traditions. We’ll also focus on remaining a thinking, feeling human being that makes choices with genuine consequences throughout the process of moving. Full bodied and challenging physicality will be the point of departure for our time together.  This class will be taught by LaMichael Leonard and will include live accompaniment.  

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Starting on Tuesday, August 12, we will broadcast performances from past seasons in partnership with 2ndLine.tv. Performances include works from Steven Reker/People Get Ready, New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Award wining Donna Uchizono Company and Jen Rosenblit, and recent National Medal of Arts recipient Bill T. Jones and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Pulling from our archive of past seasons, Live Arts presents screenings of performances that provoke, intrigue, and continue to challenge how our audiences view and interpret live performance. We hope you will join us as we celebrate the launch of our 2014/15 Season with this exciting new virtual dance series.

All shows are online and can be viewed from the comfort of your own home. Tickets are pay what you wish.

Schedule:

Steven Reker/People Get Ready 
Specific Ocean

Tue, Aug 12 at 7:30pm 
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Jen Rosenblit
In Mouth*
 
Wed, Aug 13 at 7:30pm 
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Donna Uchizono Company
Fire Underground
 
Thu, Aug 14 at 7:30pm 
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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
Chapel/Chapter
 
Fri, Aug 15 at 7:30pm 
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*Please note there is partial nudity in Jen Rosenblit's In Mouth

 

 

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters Radiates the clarity of love.”

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Urban Word NYC, in partnership with Hi-ARTS, presents Journal to Journey, a four-month program that culminates in a showcase performance of new solo works created by young poets.

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What is the nature of an experimental action? It is simply an action the outcome of which is unforeseen.
-John Cage, Silence 

Bill T. Jones has always been on the forefront of powerful hybrid art forms...In Story/Time, he spins John Cage. A master of timing, Jones applies Cage's rigor to his own work, adding his own style and warmth. Story/Time's choreographed language is a beautiful new realm.
-Laurie Anderson

What is the the lifespan of an idea? For Bill T. Jones, the answer is not finite. It is continual and filled with indeterminacy. It opens new, even more challenging, arenas of conceptual inquiry. With Story/Time:The Life of An Idea, Bill T. Jones communes with the creative legacy of John Cage, while also discovering previously unanswered questions about his own growth as one of the most influential and provocative dance artists of our time.  Join Jones and Jedediah Wheeler, Arts and Cultural Programming Executive Director, Montclair State University, for an intimate conversation where they discuss Jones' new book and examine the complexities of Cage's work and influence on modern culture.
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For her Studio Series showing, Moriah Evans will present an early incarnation of Social Dance 9-12: Engine (working title), a choreographic system in search of dance. Evans unfolds one possible core of the choreographic, where mind, muscles and affects are at work together towards the transmission of sentiment. In an open process for performers and audience, movements of memory, repetition and simulation get filled with life and exchange. Here, the choreographic is a process which is social in origin but biological and physical in effect. 

In-process talk moderated by Yve Laris Cohen.

Support for the Studio Series is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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Analogy/Dora: Tramontane  is based on an oral history Jones conducted with 95-year old Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse & social worker. Amelan’s harrowing, touching and inspirational story is broken into approximately 30 episodes that become the basis for choreography and songs. These episodes chronicle her early life in Belgium, her mother’s death as the Germans were marching into Belgium and her experiences working at an underground Jewish organization in Vichy France’s internment camps, Gurs & Rivesaltes. Here is a portrait of the ability to persevere and survive. 

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A Rite (2013) represents an intriguing and powerful collaboration between two leading American directors and their companies. Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company combine forces to explore the impact of this revolutionary piece of music, imagining the consequence of hearing the score played for the very first time. A Rite utilizes the social-historical context of the score as a point of departure, reflecting on the human condition-sacrifice, creative and spiritual death, and the individual against or with the communityCalled “a serious, intricate, multidirectional centennial tribute to a work of art whose spell it deepens” (The New York TimesA Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with additional commissioning support provided by the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. 

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A Rite (2013) represents an intriguing and powerful collaboration between two leading American directors and their companies. Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company combine forces to explore the impact of this revolutionary piece of music, imagining the consequence of hearing the score played for the very first time. A Rite utilizes the social-historical context of the score as a point of departure, reflecting on the human condition-sacrifice, creative and spiritual death, and the individual against or with the community. Called “a serious, intricate, multidirectional centennial tribute to a work of art whose spell it deepens” (The New York Times) A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with additional commissioning support provided by the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. 

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Spent Days Out Yonder (2001) is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, a meditation on the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The choreography is firmly rooted in Jones’s elegant, weighted movement vocabulary, paired with a sublime score performed live by a local string octet. As The New York Times states, “.it offers a clearer look at the tension between loose swing and angular articulation in Mr. Jones’s movement. It shows his skill in establishing a foreground and a background while letting them blend.”

Continuous Replay (1977, 1991) is a work that traces Arnie Zane’s interests in photography and film. Originally choreographed by Zane in 1977 as a solo titled Hand Dance and later revised as a group work by Bill T. Jones in 1991, ContinuousReplay is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A work that “sticks in the mind” (New York Theater Wire), Continuous Replay “is a thorough primer in Jones/Zane style: sharp versus flowing, large versus small, straight versus angled” (The New York Times). A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 and String Quartet Op. 135.

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Body Against Body (2011) returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched the career of Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these pieces redefined the duet form and changed the face of American dance. Both conceptually and physically rigorous, the works take on new life through the diverse dancers of Jones’s company, providing a rare look at the origins of an iconoclastic artistic sensibility. As New York Magazine says, “The combination of brisk formality and a deeply sensual attack.was riveting decades ago and it’s riveting today.” Commissioned by the ICA/Boston.

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Book by Rupert Holmes 
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Original Book and Concept by Peter Stone
Additional Lyrics by John Kander and Rupert Holmes 

Presented by Broadway Workshop as part of the Children's Musical Theatre Festival. It’s the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading lady mysteriously dies on stage the entire cast & crew are suspects. Enter a local detective, who just happens to be a musical theatre fan! This is the premier production of the brand new one act version of the hit Broadway Musical. This show will be performed by students ages 13-18. Running Time: 80 Minutes. 

The Children's Musical Theater Festival's presentation of Curtains at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts' Theater Access Program. The Theater Access program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations.

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Spent Days Out Yonder (2001) is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, a meditation on the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The choreography is firmly rooted in Jones’s elegant, weighted movement vocabulary, paired with a sublime score performed live by a local string octet. As The New York Times states, “.it offers a clearer look at the tension between loose swing and angular articulation in Mr. Jones’s movement. It shows his skill in establishing a foreground and a background while letting them blend.”

Continuous Replay (1977, 1991) is a work that traces Arnie Zane’s interests in photography and film. Originally choreographed by Zane in 1977 as a solo titled Hand Dance and later revised as a group work by Bill T. Jones in 1991, ContinuousReplay is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A work that “sticks in the mind” (New York Theater Wire), Continuous Replay “is a thorough primer in Jones/Zane style: sharp versus flowing, large versus small, straight versus angled” (The New York Times). A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 and String Quartet Op. 135.

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Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that embodies loss, hope and triumph. The New York Times stated, “Rarely has one seen a dance company throw itself onto the stage with such kinetic exaltation,” and Financial Times raved that “D-Man in the Waters radiates the clarity of love.”

Spent Days Out Yonder (2001) is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, a meditation on the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The choreography is firmly rooted in Jones’s elegant, weighted movement vocabulary, paired with a sublime score performed live by a local string octet. As The New York Times states, “.it offers a clearer look at the tension between loose swing and angular articulation in Mr. Jones’s movement. It shows his skill in establishing a foreground and a background while letting them blend.”

Continuous Replay (1977, 1991) is a work that traces Arnie Zane’s interests in photography and film. Originally choreographed by Zane in 1977 as a solo titled Hand Dance and later revised as a group work by Bill T. Jones in 1991, ContinuousReplay is based on 45 precise gestures accumulated in space and time. A work that “sticks in the mind” (New York Theater Wire), Continuous Replay “is a thorough primer in Jones/Zane style: sharp versus flowing, large versus small, straight versus angled” (The New York Times). A new score by Jerome Begin incorporates material from Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 and String Quartet Op. 135.

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Story/Time (2012) is inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage’s Indeterminacy (1958), a work in which Cage sat alone on stage reading an unbroken stream of one-minute stories to a small audience. In Story/Time, Bill T. Jones reads his own one-minute stories amidst a spellbinding landscape of dance and original music composed and mixed live by collaborator Ted Coffey. Mentored by Cage's modernist approach and governed by chance procedures, this “wondrously original” (Dance Magazine) and “radically engaging” (The Minneapolis Star-Tribune) work is an ever-changing score that yields a unique performance each night. The San Francisco Chronicle called it “…a dance theater rollercoaster with surprises around every corner.” Co-commissioned by Peak Performances at Montclair State University (NJ) and the Walker Art Center. 

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For Studio Series, Poerstel will present an in progress showing of her latest work. Attracted to blank spaces and interested in building dances with a force and power that frightens, Poerstel’s work looks to the matriarch, a figure who evolves and breeds with innate animal intelligence. Taking influence from her background in somatic practices, her technically precise work challenges performers with polyrhythmic choreography set within strict structures. Drawn to exposing the finite point of transformation, Poerstel’s work presents the female body distilled to its essential, animalistic self.

Support for the Studio Series is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

[artist_ID] => 304 [event_dates_description] => Apr 3 & 4 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000004gfYkEAI [event_dates] => [["04\/03\/2015","04\/04\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Headshot_60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2015 [remote_ID] => 448 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => head-shot_680-1403798042.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 447 [event_name] => Studio Series: Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel [event_url] => studio_series_ani_taj [event_description] =>

Known for delivering “boundary-stretching…haute-performance theory with a house party vibe” (The New York Times) Ani Taj and The Dance Cartel focus on ways they can break the societal expectation of a “dance performance” and bring movement to a broad and diverse audience. For Studio Series, they will present an in-progress showing of their newest project, Wet Clutch. Inspired by Hollywood cinema’s female heroes from the past 50 years, Wet Clutch explores portable material that can be used in outdoor spaces. The Cartel’s showing at Live Arts marks the first step in the process of what will ultimately become an explosive public dance experience.

In-process talks moderated by Paul Langland.

Support for the Studio Series is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

[artist_ID] => 303 [event_dates_description] => Mar 27 & 28 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000004gfUjEAI [event_dates] => [["03\/27\/2015","03\/28\/2015"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/4B0A2516_60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 2014 [remote_ID] => 447 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 4b0a7193-edit_680-1403797317.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 446 [event_name] => Studio Series: Marjani Forté-Saunders' What else (working title) [event_url] => studio_series_marjani_forte [event_description] =>

For her Studio Series showing, Forté-Saunders will present What else (working title), her newest solo, evening-length work. Currently in the early stages of development and creative process, the work takes inspiration from Forté-Saunders’ father, an animated being of great contradiction, whim and majesty. What else meditates on bottomless and intangible love, sprouting from that of father and daughter into the many facets of relationship and union. Forté-Saunders' exploration is driven by the politics of her father's being and likeness, toiling with its weight, and lamenting it's tragic timeliness. 

Support for the Studio Series is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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Following the success of The Worlds of Oliver Sacks and James Baldwin, This Time!, New York Live Arts is thrilled to announce its third installment of the annual humanities festival Live Ideas, curated by celebrated American performance artist, composer, and experimental musician Laurie Anderson. With a career spanning over four decades, Anderson's depth of musical, visual and performance art will be explored as her curatorial hand sculpts the five-day festival of conversation and performance.

Live Ideas is made possible, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by other generous donors.

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Rashaun Mitchell, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of two New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Awards, will present his newest evening-length work featuring performers Silas Riener, Cori Kresge, Hiroki Ichinose and Melissa Toogood. 

Apr 2 Come Early Conversation at 6:30pm: Iréne Hultman and Rashaun Mitchell discuss Light Years
 
Apr 3 Stay Late Discussion: Will Rawls and Rashaun Mitchell in Dialogue   
 
Apr 4: Post show reception in third-floor studios hosted by Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener. Puchase tickets online.
 

Light Years (working title) is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the Jerome Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

Light Years (working title) was developed, in part, through New York Live Arts’ Studio Series with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council and other generous donors.

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FJK Dance presents the worldwide premier of Arabesque and Tango Unframed.

Arabesque:

A piece based on contemporary ballet and tied with sensual Middle Eastern origins of movement that, together, create the concept of a mirage in the open desert and the mystic presence of man. A testimony to the powerful union between human movement and music.

Music by Mercan Dede, Said Murad and Samer Ali.

Tango Unframed:

Passionate, dramatic and seamless, Tango Unframed takes partnering to an extreme stage. The Argentinian tango is performed with classical ballet vocabulary and modern movement––creating a unique story of dance where the tango frame represents a prison when done in solitude and ultimate freedom when performed in duets.

Original music composed and arranged for FJK Dance by Ronald Jackson and Emilio Solla and recordings from Rosa Antonelli. Inspired by authentic classical tango tunes.

FJK Dance's presentation of Arabesque and Tango Unframed at New York Live Arts is made possible through New York Live Arts’ Theater Access Program. The Theater Access Program is a comprehensive subsidized rental program benefiting a diverse group of dance and theater companies and producing organizations. 

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Family show recommended for ages 3 and up. Children must have their own seat. 

New York Theatre Ballet, the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States, will present four ballets in an unforgettable evening. The program will include two world premieres by Pam Tanowitz and Nicolo Fonte. The Fonte work takes its inspiration from the story of Hansel & Gretel and includes a new score by composer Kevin Keller. The company will also present Merce Cunningham’s Cross Currents, staged by Jennifer Goggans. The evening is completed by a revival of Keith Michael’s The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies, which Broadway World called “A fantastic production… there is no more delightful or charming production to be found in New York City.” 

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Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts, “home to one of the more progressive collegiate dance departments in New York” (The New York Times), and New York Live Arts are dedicated to emphasizing research and experimentation within the movement-based arts. This partnership features seasonal performances including premieres of original dance works created by guest choreographers. The spring performances will highlight choreographers Joanna Kotze (Movement Research Artist-In-Residence) and Rebecca Stenn (Lang faculty), performance generated by Juliette Mapp’s Improvisation and Creative Practice course, and student created works. All works will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College dance program.

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Following the success of The Worlds of Oliver Sacks and James Baldwin, This Time!, New York Live Arts is thrilled to announce its third installment of the annual humanities festival Live Ideas, curated by celebrated American performance artist, composer and experimental musician Laurie Anderson. With a career spanning over four decades, Anderson's depth of musical, visual and performance art will be explored as her curatorial hand sculpts the five-day festival of conversation and performance. 

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SHORE is the third in a trilogy of works that began with the New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" award-winning The Thank-you Bar and continued with the ten-city tour of Niicugni.

SHORE expands beyond the theater into the world. Over the course of a week, SHORE includes four equal parts: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism) in partnership with community organizations; STORY (a curated reading); PERFORMANCE that begins outdoors and moves into the theater; and a festive, culminating potluck FEAST to which participants bring the stories and recipes of the dishes they bring to share.

SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism) in the Rockaways
Apr 19 11am- 3pm
Meet at Firehouse 59 located at 5803 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway, NY 11692
Pre-register (FREE) 

SHORE: COMMUNITY ACTION (volunteerism) on Governors Island
Apr 24 11am-4:30pm
On Governors Island. Meet at 10:45am at 10 South St/ Battery Maritime Building.
Space is LIMITED to 30 participants.
Pre-register (FREE)

SHORE: STORY (curated reading) at Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Apr 19 at 6pm
In the Community Room, 82 Rutgers Slip, New York, NY 10002
Features Ben Weaver, Sahar Muradi, Chris Moore, Emmanuel Iduma, Tim Carrier and Live Lines, a youth poetry group from Two Bridges.
Pre-register (FREE)

SHORE: PERFORMANCE at New York Live Arts*
Apr 23-25 at 7:30pm
at New York Live Arts (219 W 19th Street, Between 7th and 8th avenues, New York, NY)
Tickets start at $30/Select $15 Seats available
*The performance will begin at PS 11: The William T. Harris School, 320 W 21st Street (between 8th & 9th Ave.). Patrons should arrive here, not at New York Live Arts.

SHORE: FEAST Group Bike Ride*
Apr 26 at 12:30pm
Red Lantern Bicycles, 345 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Bicycling songwriter, poet, and SHORE cast member Ben Weaver, will lead a group bike ride starting at Red Lantern Bicycles in Brooklyn and ending 6 miles later at the North Brooklyn Boat Club where SHORE: FEAST will take place.
Free, registration requested.
Pre-register (FREE)
*Riders are responsible for getting themselves home from the feast.

SHORE: FEAST (potluck celebration) at North Brooklyn Boat Club
Apr 26 2pm - 6pm
North Brooklyn Boat Club, 49 Ash Street, Brooklyn, NY
Under Pulaski Bridge, on Newtown Creek
Outdoor event, please dress for the weather
Free, registration requested.
Pre-register (FREE)

This presentation of SHORE is made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

SHORE is a project of Creative Capital.

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Upcoming Performances

 
 
June 30, 2 - 8 PM
Live Arts Pride 2019: THE HOUSE PARTY - 50 for 50

Curated by Tyler Ashley, The Dauphine of Bushwick. Live Arts’ epic 6-hour celebration honors the historical importance and unwavering power of collectives in LGBTQAI culture and pays tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Both legendary and young families from NYC’s queer nightlife and art scene come together under...

Jun 7-8, 6 PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Fresh Tracks 2018-19: Residency Showing

Live Arts’ Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. Fresh Tracks artists present excerpts of new work in development. Featuring works from Dolores (Lola) Sanchez, Liana Conyers, J. Bouey, Emma Rose Brown, and Collin Ranf.

May 20, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill Chats: Claudia Rankine and Tracy K Smith

Bill T. Jones talks with Claudia Rankine, poet, essayist, playwright, and the editor of several anthologies, and Tracy K. Smith, poet and educator, who is currently serving as the 22nd Poet Laureate of the United States, an office she assumed in 2017. Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections...

MAY 17, 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Abby Z and the New Utility: Live Feed In-Process - Radioactive Practice

Radioactive Practice is the newest work by Juried Bessie award winning Illinois-based choreographer Abby Zbikowski, commissioned by New York Live Arts and set to premiere during their 2019-20 Season. This genre-bending dance for ten performers breaks down the physicality, socio-cultural functions and psychological states...

May 3-4, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lang Dance: Lang Dance Spring Concert

This year’s Eugene Lang Dance Production features works created in the Susan Rethorst Guest Artist Residency led by Jodi Melnick and Vicky Shick; guest choreographer luciana achugar; and Rebecca Stenn, Lang faculty; along with student-created works. All choreography will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College Dance Program. “Home to one of the...

MAY 3, 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Raphael Xavier: Live Feed In-Progress - Sassafrazz: Roots to Mastery

Sassafrazz is a new evening-length dance inspired by the word sassafras: A dried root used for flavoring, early character based dance styles and flavor in Breaking and the privilege of maturing as a dancer in this form. With an original, improvisationally structured composition for 3 Breakers and 3...

APR 26, 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Yanira Castro | a canary torsi: Live Feed In-Process: Last Audience

Last Audience is a piece made with the audience. It grapples with questions of agency, manipulation and the complexity of choice inside a theatrical context. It utilizes, twists, and re-forms language from requiem masses on Last Judgement and from the Greek Tragedies of Aeschylus on democratic formation. Enacted specifically and uniquely with...

Apr 17-20 & 24-27, 7:30 PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Kaneza Schaal: JACK & with The Cotillion

JACK & is a performance that considers the metric-less damages of being in prison; not the time one has served but the measure of one’s dreaming that is given to the state. The performance explores markers of transition and transformation, and draws on aspirational class stories like those in The...

April 12 & 13 at 7 PM
April 13 at 2PM
April 14 at 12 PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Dances Patrelle: Madame X / The American Dream: It's Only Business / American Overture

Lust. Power. Impropriety. Jealousy. Scandal… Francis Patrelle’s “Madame X” brings the famed John Singer Sargent painting to riveting life. A proud young society woman, Amelie Gautreau, embarks on a love affair with the infamous philanderer, Dr. Samuel Pozzi. Rumors of their liaison become the talk of Belle Epoque Paris, especially after...

Apr 11, 8PM
@ State Theatre New Jersey
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Letter to My Nephew

A Letter to My Nephew, Bill T. Jones’ latest dance theater work, is an intimate, impressionistic collage for nine dancers, setting a portrait of Jones’s beloved nephew Lance T. Briggs—a talented dancer who struggled with illness and addiction—against the political landscape of the present. Composed like a series of postcards...

APR 3-6, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Kota Yamazaki/ Fluid hug-hug: Darkness Odyssey Part 3: Non-Opera, Becoming

World Premiere Darkness Odyssey Part 3, the final installment of Yamazaki’s Darkness Odyssey series, is a non-operatic celebration of the act of “becoming otherself.” Inspired by writings of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari and butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata’s notion of “dance of darkness,” the series explores the...

Mar 28-30
@ Kennedy Center, Washington DC
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, Analogy Trilogy is based on oral histories and inspired by W.G. Sebald’s award-winning novel The Emigrants. Part One, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, recounts the story of Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse, social worker, and World War II survivor. Part Two Analogy/Lance:...

MAR 18, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: Paradigm Shift

A Conversation On the Kind of Leadership America Needs Now with Kristina Newman-Scott, Lisa Lucas, Sarinya Srisakul and Aurora Flores. Opening remarks from Sayu Bhojwani and moderated by Rev. Kaji Douša.   About the Conversation We have been told that America is in the grip of a national emergency. It is hard...

MAR 14-16, 7pm
MAR 17, 3pm
Audio description Mar 16th
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Netta Yerushalmy: Paramodernities

Runtime: 4 hours with 2 intermissions The complete six-part encyclopedic series is a multidisciplinary work that weaves theory and performance into a four-hour-long hybrid event. Yerushalmy and a cast of 20 dancers and scholars, ranging in age from 20 to 68, perform deconstructed installments of Nijinsky’s Sacre (1913), Graham’s Night Journey...

MAR 10, 5 & 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Liliana Dirks-Goodman: Dinner Party 1960-2000s

Live Arts celebrates Women’s History Month with Dinner Party: 1960s-2000s, a performance installation that explores feminist history and community building through the act of sharing a meal. Set in the 2nd wave feminist movement, the work addresses trauma, body autonomy, and the erotic in an act of remembering that aims...

MAR 6-9, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith: Body Comes Apart

Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith present the New York City premiere of Body Comes Apart, an intimate duet based on a dynamic improvisational score. Lieber and Smith, who were nominated for a 2013 Bessie Award for Emerging...

MAR 1, 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko: Live Feed In-Process - Chameleon

Through a sequence of fabric and sound manipulations designed to obscure and reorganize how the Black body is witnessed and expressed in confined environments, Chameleon (The Chelsea Installments) examine the shapeshifting, illegible, and fugitive realities of Black diasporan people. The work explores how minoritarian communities record &...

Feb 14-17
@ Institute of Contemporary Art ,Boston, MA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, Analogy Trilogy is based on oral histories and inspired by W.G. Sebald’s award-winning novel The Emigrants. Part One, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, recounts the story of Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse, social worker, and World War II survivor. Part Two Analogy/Lance:...

FEB 11, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill Chats: Oskar Eustis

Bill T. Jones talks with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of New York’s Public Theater, who has nurtured one game-changing hit after another for the Public, including the award-winning musical Hamilton. Oskar Eustis has served as the Artistic Director of The Public Theater since 2005. In the last three...

Feb 8 at 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Alexandra Chasin & Zishan Ugurlu: Live Feed In-Process - Fragments, Lists, & Lacunae

Alexandra Chasin and Zishan Ugurlu’s Fragments, Lists & Lacunae is a multi-media production focusing on three college students who are grappling with their own blind spots as well as the (resonant) concepts in a course entitled “Fragments, Lists, & Lacunae.” In each...

Jan 26, 2PM & Jan 27, 1pm & 4pm
Alumni Concert: jan 26, 730PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Ellen Robbins: Dances By Very Young Choreographers

Ellen Robbins’ Dances by Very Young Choreographers, a showcase of young talent dancers, has become one of New York Live Arts’ most beloved community programs, inspiring children by exposing them to live performances created and performed by their peers. Alumni Concert An evening concert of work by Alumni who...

JAN 14, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: Brilliant Darkness, A Conversation with Artists on Mental Health

Featuring Panelists: A’Driane Nieves, aka addyeB, multidisciplinary artist Caits Meissner, poet, artist, cultural worker Loubna Mrie, writer and photojournalist Sydney Magruder Washington, professional ballerina, mental health advocate, and singer Moderated by Dior Vargas, Latina feminist mental health activist Curated by Brian Tate The stigma that surrounds our mental and emotional...

Jan 7th at 12 PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Lakaï Dance Theatre: The Block: An Afro Musical (Excerpt)

Presenters please RSVP here. Founded by McKersin Previlus, Lakaï Dance Theatre showcases The Block: An Afro-Musical with influences of Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Afro-Diasporic styles. As the street becomes a stage for self-reflection, the ensemble displays the realities of an inner city life–the toxic masculinity, the racial profiling, and the violence–through...

JAN 7, 10PM
Jan 8-12, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Everything Is Imaginable

January 7 performance free to Presenters, all other performances $10 for Presenters (with valid credentials). Presenters please RSVP here. Presented in collaboration with American Realness Written and Choreographed by Jack Ferver Performed by Reid Bartelme, Jack Ferver, Lloyd Knight, Garen Scribner, and James Whiteside Everything Is Imaginable, is an evening-length interdisciplinary performance work examining...

Jan 6th at 2 PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Molly Lieber and Eleanor Smith: Body Comes Apart (Work-in-Progress)

Presenters please RSVP here. Live Artery showing, presenters please RSVP here. For the theatre showing of Body Comes Apart later this season, click here. Body Comes Apart is a declaration of love, commitment, catharsis, and rage. Continuing our 10-year challenge of making work based in abstraction but in response to...

Jan 5th at 6 PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson: another piece apart

Presenters please RSVP here. Live Artery showing, for the NYC premiere of another piece apart earlier this season, click here. Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson, both Bessie Award-winning performers and former Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company dancers (2008-2014), are known for their phenomenal partnering work, creating duets that are intense,...

Jan 5th at 5 PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Yanira Castro | a canary torsi: Last Audience (Work-in-Progress)

Tickets are sold out to the general public. Waitlist is available starting at 10:30 AM on day of showing (January 5). To put your name on the waitlist, please call (212) 691-6500. Presenter reservations still available with qualifying credentials. Presenters please...

DEC 19 @ 7:30PM - GALA CELEBRATION - $100 AT HTTP://WWW.ZVIDANCE.COM/TICKETS / DEC 20 @ 7:30PM / DEC 21 @ 7:30PM / DEC 22 @ 2PM & 7:30PM /
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ZviDance: BEAR'S EARS & DETOUR

“One does not just watch a dance by Zvi Gotheiner. One enters a world with its own internal logic, a sensual, organic world of movement, language, and images where one is pulled along by currents unseen and inevitable.” (Dance Magazine) ZviDance’s 2018 Home season at New York...

DEC 12-15, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
DANCENOISE: Lock 'em Up

Premiere of DANCENOISE’s newest work, Lock ‘Em Up, celebrating the duo’s 35 years of collaboration. In celebration of 35 years, we’re hosting a closing party on Dec 15th DJed by legendary DJ Johnny Dynell of Jackie 60! New York Live Arts presents the world premiere...

DEC 7-8, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Fresh Tracks 2018-19: Auditioned Works

Please note that tickets start at $15, and are subject to change with demand. For more information, please visit our Ticketing Policy page. In her What Family Photo (Part One), Emma Rose Brown episodically muses on a myriad of distinctions: the lines between a...

NOV 29-DEC 1, 730PM
Dec 1, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Barnard/Columbia Dances: Fall 2018

Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts features choreography by modern dance legend Merce Cunningham in a MinEvent arranged and staged by Jamie Scott and Dylan Crossman expressly for Barnard and Columbia dancers. New works to premier are by David Dorfman, Amy Hall Garner, and Adrienne Truscott....

Nov 17, 5-6:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill Shannon: The Condition Arriving (Lecture)

Free with purchase of ticket to “Touch Update,” $10 without ticket. The Condition Arriving is an entertaining yet academic lecture that details through storytelling the evolution of Bill Shannon’s invented movement form that he uses for walking, dance, skateboarding and performance art on crutches. Shannon’s framing of a specific subset of his...

NOV 14-17, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill Shannon: Touch Update

NYC Premiere Bill Shannon premieres Touch Update, a new work exploring contemporary modes of digital versus interpersonal representation and physicality. Touch Update “reverse engineers” Shannon’s virtuosic technique for dancing on crutches, as he dissects and dismantles the multiple online identities we create in order to mask and...

Nov 11 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Mimi Garrard Dance Company: LIVE DANCE AND VIDEO: MIMI GARRARD AND MARCUS JARELL WILLIS

LIVE DANCE AND VIDEO: Mimi Garrard and Marcus Jarell Willis 2 premieres by Mimi Garrard will be presented and a solo by Marcus Jarell Willis. “Mimi Garrard and Dancers at the New York Live Arts displayed her creativity and a mind that is ever open to experimentation” Joel Benjamin United States...

November 8-10 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
OUI DANSE/Brice Mousset: WORK!

World premiere OUI DANSE with special guest artist Christine Dakin: A challenge to the body, a dare to the imagination, a reconnection with humanity. OUI DANSE in French, means “yes dance”. “YES” for positivity, OUI / “WE” for universality. Artistic director/choreographer Brice Mousset explores the OUI DANSE award- winning first work Travailler in...

NOV 5, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: Right to Bear Arms

As part of its Open Spectrum series, New York Live Arts is hosting a discussion on creating safety in an age of aggression. Curated by Brian Tate and presented as part of For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative. Curatorial Statement   The recent deaths of Nia Wilson and Botham Jean, both victims of unprovoked violence, are unalike...

Nov 3 & 4, 2pm
@ CAP UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

“Memory, often strikes me as a kind of dumbness. It makes one’s head heavy and giddy, as if one were not looking back down the receding perspectives of time but rather down on the earth from a great height, from one of those towers whose tops are lost to view...

November 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lakaï Dance Theatre: The Block: An Afro-Musical

The block is much more than a strip of pavement in an urban neighborhood. It’s a stage for both good and bad to flourish in a community and for its residents to express their hardships and triumphs. Lakaï dissects topics like toxic masculinity, racial profiling, mental health and violence as...

Oct 27
@ Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit, MI
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Letter to My Nephew

A Letter to My Nephew, Bill T. Jones’ latest dance theater work, is an intimate, impressionistic collage for nine dancers, setting a portrait of Jones’s beloved nephew Lance T. Briggs—a talented dancer who struggled with illness and addiction—against the political landscape of the present. Composed like a series of postcards...

OCT 16, 7PM
@ Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Letter to My Nephew

A Letter to My Nephew, Bill T. Jones’ latest dance theater work, is an intimate, impressionistic collage for nine dancers, setting a portrait of Jones’s beloved nephew Lance T. Briggs—a talented dancer who struggled with illness and addiction—against the political landscape of the present. Composed like a series of postcards...

Oct 13, 2-5pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson: Partnering Workshop

A toolbox of methods for partnering. We explore negative space, interdependent support, responses to touch, and various ways of harnessing momentum. By a quick bridging of improvisation into set work—followed by imaginative reconstruction steps—we develop dances that embolden personal voice within kinetic collaboration.

October 12 at 6pm
@ Chapel of the Holy Innocents, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
 
Kenyon Adams: Prayers of the People

Marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prayers of the People is a secular liturgical performance of Dr. King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” This participatory performance, directed by Bill T. Jones, takes the structure of an Episcopal liturgy to bring to life his words, written...

OCT 10-13, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson: another piece apart

NYC Premiere Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson, both Bessie Award-winning performers and former Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company dancers (2008-2014), are known for their phenomenal partnering work, creating duets that are intense, forceful, and passionate. Their latest duet, another piece apart, reflects on a history of a fractured togetherness and...

OCT 8, 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill Chats: Hank Willis Thomas

Presented as part of For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative  Bill T. Jones will speak with Hank Willis Thomas, conceptual artist and co-founder of For Freedoms, a political art initiative founded by Thomas and Eric Gottesman. They will discuss the role of the artist, civic participation,...

SEP 27-29 & OCT 4-6
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: Y

World Premiere New York Lives Arts’ 2017-19 Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA) RoseAnne Spradlin presents the world premiere of her latest work “Y”. Spradlin, an alumnus of Fresh Tracks (1990) who received a Bessie award in 2003, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008, and a US Artist Ford Fellowship in 2014 engages...

Sept 2018 - May 2019
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Derrick Adams: The Journey Continues

Derrick Adams: The Journey Continues emerged from Brooklyn-based artist Derrick Adams​’s continued research into the archive of the influential African-American fashion designer Patrick Kelly​ (1954–1990), housed at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Featuring abstract collage works on paper framed with glazing. At the center of The Journey Continues is Adams’s...

SEP 22-23, 3PM
@ NYU Skirball
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Presented by NYU Skirball Developed by Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, Analogy Trilogy is based on oral histories and inspired by W.G. Sebald’s award-winning novel The Emigrants. Part One, Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, recounts the story of Dora Amelan, a French Jewish nurse, social worker, and World War II survivor....

Sep 13-14, 7pm, Sep 15, 2pm & 8pm, Sep 16, 5pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Mark Stuart Dance Theatre: When Change Comes

Featuring cast members from Hamilton, Bandstand, Finding Neverland, and Cats: “When Change Comes: A Movement Forward” is a powerful dance musical that asks one question: Can the act of “seeing” each other without judgment or fear break the cycle of intolerance? When Change Comes transports audiences through a century of music, movement,...

JUL 13
@ Teatro Comunale Bolzano, Italy
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music

Performed with live musicians*, Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

JUL 11, 9:30PM
@ Teatro Alighieri Ravenna Festival, Ravenna, Italy
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Letter to My Nephew

This letter to Jones’ nephew is a music and dance driven study using movement motifs that reference a troubled life in show business, the sex trade and the hard job of growing up. This is a celebration and meditation on the life of Lance T. Briggs. Composer Nick Hallett’s score, which...

JUL 9
@ Chiostro Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music

Performed with live musicians*, Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

JUL 7
@ Teatro Rossini, Civitinova, Italy
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music

Performed with live musicians*, Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

JUL 4, 9:30PM
@ Belvedere Ravello Rufolo, Ravello, Italy
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music

Performed with live musicians*, Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Ravel or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together.

Jun 29 at 7:30pm, 
Jun 30 at 5pm 
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Wally Cardona: NEW MATERIAL, GIVEN

Given by Joanna Kotze, Molly Lieber, Omagbitse Omagbemi, Ambika Raina and Wally Cardona with new music by Jonathan Bepler WALLY CARDONA is a choreographer/dancer/teacher living in Brooklyn. His work has been presented in the Americas, Europe and Asia, and commissioned by Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Joyce Theater, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art,...

JUN 28-30, 7:30PM | JUL 1, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Sidra Bell Dance New York: NYC Season 2018

Sidra Bell Dance New York presents a new work, F R I C T I O N (prequel) with longtime collaborator and composer Juilliard trained Alexey Gorokholinsky who will perform live with the company. F R I C T I O N is paired with the critically acclaimed work garment...

POSTPONED TO JUN 24, 11:30AM & 3:30PM
@ The Bronx River
 
Angela's Pulse / Paloma McGregor: Building a Better Fishtrap / from the river's mouth

This event has been rescheduled to Sunday, June 24 at 11:30am & 3:30pm. If you purchased a ticket and are no longer able to attend, please email boxoffice@newyorklivearts.org. Building a Better Fishtrap / from the river’s mouth is a performance ritual that honors and embodies the stories and spirit of...

Jun 19-22, 10-11:50am
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Open Company Class

Open Company Classes with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Progressing from somatic floor work to standing exercises, technical and creative challenges culminate in lush, expressive phrase work. Space is limited. Advance purchase is...

June 2018 -Sept 2018
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Nick Cave & Bob Faust: These bags we carry are filled with promise

On view through June 1- September 2018 OPENING RECEPTION JUNE 15, 2018, 4:30-6:30 PM These bags we carry are filled with promise Nick Cave and Bob Faust New York Live Arts Artists Nick Cave and Bob Faust create a kaleidoscopic mural from one of Cave’s iconic soundsuits constructed entirely of woven bags collected from around...

Jun 12-16, 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
WOMEN / CREATE!: WOMEN / CREATE: A Festival of Dance

VIP tickets include premium seats, admission to the opening night reception, and a signed photo from the companies. Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 4 Pieces –  2 Premieres...

JUN 9, 3PM & 7:30PM | JUN 10, 12PM & 4PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Ellen Robbins: Ellen Robbins Annual Student Concerts

Culminating a year’s work with world-renowned dance educator Ellen Robbins, each student creates her/his own solo, steeped in the unmistakable individualism that resides in every child. Their works span a variety of theater experiences; humorous, dramatic, lyrical, minimal, abstract. Music selections range from Bach, to Debussy, to Stravinsky, to Jimi...

JUN 3, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Enter the Luminous

An artistic collaboration blending painting, poetry, music and dance. When painter Maria Popovits’ collaborated with poet James O’Dea the result was a best-selling art book titled “Enter the Luminous”. It is from this marriage of poetry and painting in which Ms. Barbosa drew her inspiration for this evening’s work premiere....

JUN 2, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Steps Beyond Foundation presents: Steps Conservatory Showcase

Students will perform work by Al Blackstone, Gabrielle Lamb, Fredrick Earl Mosley, American Dance Machine 21 (“America” from West Side Story & “Our Favorite Son/Willamania” from Will Rogers Follies), vocal presentations from class with Jan Horvath, a Horton class demonstration, plus original works by graduating students Virginia Ercolani, Astreé Périchon,...

JUN 1, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Steps Beyond Foundation presents: Moving Pieces

A multidisciplinary dance concert to benefit the Steps Beyond Foundation.  The program features  Buglisi Dance Theatre, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Heidi Latsky Dance, and Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, with works by Fredrick Earl Mosley, Debbie Roshe, Verdon Fosse Legacy, and the debut of Dorrance Dance’s Second Company. Benefit tickets include reception at Elmo’s following...

May 20, 6pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble: As You Like It

“The uses of adversity” are indeed sweet in this beloved play that explores the warmth of friendship, the pain of exile, man’s inhumanity to man, and how we can be healed by engaging with our community and the natural world. This performance marks the culmination of a year of study...

MAY 17-19, 7:30pm | MAY 19, 2pm (Family Matinee)
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
: ARIEL RIVKA DANCE WITH AMY MARSHALL DANCE COMPANY AND GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER CHANEL DASILVA

Ariel Rivka Dance, an all-female dance company helmed by choreographer Ariel Grossman, collaborates with Amy Marshall Dance Company and guest choreographer Chanel DaSilva for a season dedicated to empowering women creatives. ARD presents two new works— She, a dance that delves into the emotional waves of motherhood, and a solo work...

MAY 13, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Mimi Garrard Dance Company: Live Dance and Video Project /Mimi Garrard and Austin Selden

This is Mimi Garrard’s second performance at New York Live Arts. “The program presented On November 12, 2017 by Mimi Garrard and Friends was truly a presentation of Mimi’s mastery of the art of video dance making… and her excellent skill at forming motion. Her dancers Demetia Hopkins-Greene and Austin Selden,...

May 12, 12PM-2PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Colette Krogol: MOVE ME TENDER

Set to the soundtrack of Elvis’ greatest hits, join Colette Krogol, principal dendy/donovan projects company member since 2008, as she leads you through an improvisational warm-up deepening your connection to the floor, inversions, weight shifting, and the glorious Elvis’ hips. The class will continue with set energetic phrase work as...

MAY 8, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF presents ANNE PLAMONDON: The Same Eyes as Yours

In this audacious first solo work, luminous dancer Anne Plamondon dares to take on the subject of mental illness. In collaboration with actress, author, and director Marie Brassard, she superimposes realities to offer an almost panoramic view of this gripping theme. She becomes, alternately, a lost man—dislocated personality who manifests...

MAY 7-Jun 1
@ Bethany Arts Community
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: in residence at Bethany Arts Community

During this four-week residency, the company will be beginning a new work, currently titled The Deep Blue Sea. The facilities at BAC will be used emersed in the creative process, spending valuable time together and with the BAC community through open rehearsals, community dialogues and public events. Drawing from inspiration from Herman Melville’s...

MAY 4-5, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lang Dance Spring Production
APR 26-28, 7:30PM | APR 28, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Michael Mao Dance: 25th Season
APR 22, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
DJ JLMR, Daphne Always, & The Dauphine of Bushwick: Democrazy Ball

Take up space as an act of resistance and release pent up political angst on the dance floor with festival-goers and participants. High energy layered dance music by DJ JLMR and special guest performance by spitfire cabaret artist Daphne Always and The Dauphine of Bushwick. Back to the festival...

APR 22, 11AM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Learn A Song of Resistance

Throughout human history, communal singing has served as a source of both solace and empowerment for societies in crisis. Voices raised together in song can energize and propel through uplifting expressions of solidarity and resistance. Drawing on legacies of protest songs that have fueled social justice movements of...

APR 22, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Kenyon Adams: Prayers of the People

A secular liturgical performance of Martin Luther King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr, a Radical Visionary.  This participatory ritual/performance appropriates the structure of an Episcopal liturgy and brings to life the...

APR 22, 3:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Betty Yu, Tanya Selvaratnam, Erin Markey, Xenobia Bailey, & Emily Johnson: How Do We Prepare For Trump's Second Term?

In a remarkably short span of time, President Donald J. Trump has transformed our culture. His achievement is not measured in his ability to build a border wall, heighten mass incarceration, impose a travel ban, or launch a military strike against North Korea. It is that these ideas...

APR 22, 12:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Abingdon Theatre Company: The Secret Court

Co-presented with the Abingdon Theatre. This staged reading is of a new play based on the 1920 ad hoc disciplinary tribunal of five administrators at Harvard University formed to investigate charges of homosexual activity among the student population that began with the suicide of a student. The affair went unreported until...

APR 21, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Like A Villain (Holland Andrews), Joseph Keckler, Marguerite Hemmings, Saul Williams, Elizabeth "Macha" Marrero, Ragamuffin, & Keely Garfield: Resistance & Friends

An evening of cutting-edge performances hosted by Drag King Elizabeth (Macha) Marrero from the Bronx.  Featuring Portland based extended technique vocalist, composer, and performer Like a Villain (Holland Andrews), multi-octave and multi-genre singer Joseph Keckler, Choreographer/dancer Marguerite Hemmings, Drag...

APR 21, 5:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bianca Bosker, Noam Cohen, Gabriel Stricker, & Virginia Eubanks: Has Democracy Been Hacked?

Big Tech (Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple)  has a hand in everything we do: what we think, what we buy, how we vote… And as seen in the last election, the tech companies that wield such tremendous influence over our lives are themselves subject to interference and manipulation.  Meanwhile,...

APR 21, 3:15PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Alexander Guerrero, David Van Reybrouck, & Roger Berkowitz: By the People?

Are free and open elections at odds with the democratic process? In the face of gerrymandering, voter suppression, campaign finance abuse, election tampering, and a disillusioned electorate, is now the time to reinvigorate our electoral system, or get rid of it?  What are the alternatives? Join us for...

APR 21, 1PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Zephyr Teachout: Hands-on Politics

Tocqueville argued in Democracy in America (1835-40) that Americans showed how democracy in the modern world might look: when they want something done, they form democratic associations to accomplish it. Just fifty or sixty years ago, one in four people held leadership positions in local politics. Today, most of us...

APR 20, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Mike Daisey: The End of Journalism

A monologue by Mike Daisey. The End of Journalism explores how journalism in America ended, peeling back layers of “real” and “fake” news to find the darkly hilarious truth about the world we’ve made. Daisey is hailed as the pre-eminent monologist in the American theater...

APR 20, 5:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Rebecca Carroll, Farai Chideya, Bret Stephens, & Roger Berkowitz: The Press + The Resistance

Thomas Jefferson wrote that if forced to choose between “a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” A free press was so important to the Founding Fathers that they included its protection in the First Amendment, alongside...

APR 19-20, 4PM | APR 21, 11:30AM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Public Reading on Democracy

Free public readings to honor 12 Radical Visionaries who gave up much to deepen and challenge our understanding of democracy. APR 19, 4PM Russell Frederick reading as Medgar Evers Tamar-kali reading as Ida B. Wells Aisha Tandiwe-Bell reading as Mamie Till-Mobley Queen Godis reading...

APR 19, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Dahlak Brathwaite: Spiritrials

In Spiritrials, addiction, religion and the law intersect in a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program.  A timely exploration of the American criminal justice system, this multidimensional play blurs the line between hip-hop and dramatic performance. Writer/performer Dahlak Brathwaite weaves through the autobiographical and the fictional,...

APR 19, 5:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Michelle Jones, David Dagan, Meg Reiss, Steven Teles, Adam Foss, & Max Kenner: Bending Towards Justice?

It is widely known that the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. The criminal justice system disproportionately affects people of color and effectively keeps the poor in poverty.  Despite differing motives and proposed solutions, conservatives and liberals have increasingly agreed on the need for...

APR 18, 6:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Sherrilyn Ifill, Lawrence Lessig, Bill T. Jones, Alicia Hall Moran, & Matt Acheson: Contents Under Pressure: Democracy In Crisis

OPENING KEYNOTE CONVERSATION Democracy is “the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”  – Winston Churchill. Liberal Democracy has always been tested, but today the threats seem especially serious and the stakes higher than before – particularly in...

APR 14, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Downtown Urban Arts Festival Presents Joe Gulla: Gay.Porn.Mafia

Bronx, LA, SoHo to Ibiza! Porn Stars, Gay Priests, Mafia Dons and Abstract Expressionists! Smart! Fun! Funny! Fearless! “Gay.Porn.Mafia” has it all! Grab your ticket! Leave the gun! Take the cannoli! You’ll feel like “family” and laugh out loud (emphasis on “out”!) It’s the same-sex, Italian-style, x-rated offer you can’t...

APR 13, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Downtown Urban Arts Festival Presents Kim Yaged: The Vast Mystery of Who You Are: Part One

What happens when you find out the woman you hooked up with at the sex party isn’t a woman? Find out in The Vast Mystery of Who You Are: Part One. Runtime: 60min

APR 9, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jacob Storms: Tennessee Rising

Tennessee Rising is a new one-man play conceived, written & performed by Jacob Storms. A dramatization of the life of Tennessee Williams from age twenty-seven to thirty-four. It is during these six formative years that the young unknown poet Thomas Lanier Williams experiences his metamorphosis into the iconic & groundbreaking...

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
APR 2, 12PM-5PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Audition Notice

WHAT: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is looking for TWO HIGHLY SKILLED FEMALE-IDENTIFYING DANCERS WITH EXPERIENCE IN ACTING AND SINGING. Tentative start date is May 7, 2018. This is approximately a 25-week salaried position with full health benefits. WHEN: Auditions will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 12:00 PM...

MAR 31, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Grey Reverend, Jen Goma, & Eliot Krimsky: Post-Show Sounds curated by Ryan Seaton 

Post–show Sounds curated by Ryan Seaton invites musicians Grey Reverend, Jen Goma, and Eliot Krimsky to perform works that were part of the making of What will we be like when we get there. The concert will be held in the Live Arts lobby following the performance.  

MAR 25
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Arnie Zane: A Celebration of Arnie Zane

This day of celebration will include movement workshops, stories, performance, installation and will launch a year of remembering and re-introducing Arnie Zane: Artist. Arnie Zane was a choreographer, dancer, one half of a famous partnership, co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company.  Lesser known was Arnie Zane the...

MAR 22-24, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Alice Sheppard / Kinetic Light: Descent

Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves and peaks, DESCENT celebrates the pleasure of reckless abandon. Obliterating assumptions of what dance, beauty, and disability can be, this evening-length duet takes audiences on a transformative ride. Andromeda and Venus, reimagined as interracial lovers, claim their desire as wheels fly...

MAR 14, 7PM | MAR 15-17, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
cullen+them: Mark it in Pencil

cullen+them and young dance collective, the two performing ensembles of cullen+them, come together for an evening of inter-generational performance under the direction of Hannah Cullen. In Mark it in Pencil these two ensembles developed work separately and together, collaborating on themes around unity and division. Starting with conflict, Mark it...

March 2018 - April 2018
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Knowing that Your House is On Fire- New paintings by Jonathan Allen

New large-scale mixed-media works on denim inspired by and responding to the physical processes of making dance, and collaborating across disciplines. Opening MAR 7, 5–7pm Jonathan Allen works in painting, collage, video, and performance and frequently collaborates with poets and performers. He will be performing in Joanna Kotze’s evening length work, ‘What...

MAR 2, 7PM | MAR 3, 1PM & 5PM | MAR 4, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Ballet Academy East: 2018 Winter Performance

The Ballet Academy East 2018 Winter Performance presents the talented students of the Pre-Professional Division in a diverse program guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. The program will include George Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet, staged by Darla Hoover, and world premieres by Jenna Lavin and Daniel Ulbricht.

FEB 18, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studios: A Night in Vegas

Presenting show dances of all styles, prepared by the students and professionals of the Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studio.

JAN 14 AT 5PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: The Deep Blue Sea (Working title, Work-in-progress)

You are invited into a very early work-in-progress of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s latest work, The Deep Blue Sea. This work will premiere as part of the 2019-2020 season. Drawing from inspiration from Melville’s evocative description of Pip, the young black “cabin boy”, floating alone in the sea, The...

Jan 6
@ The Arsht Center, Miami, FL
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist

Lance, the second part of Jones’s Analogy Trilogy tells the story of Lance Theodore Briggs, a former dancer, model, songwriter, and male escort, and his struggle addiction and recovery. Composer Nick Hallett’s score accompanies the stunning dancers with a delirious...

DEC 19-22, 10AM-12PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Open Classes: Christina Robson & Jenna Riegel

Christina Robson and Jenna Riegel are both members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. Read the class descriptions below: CHRISTINA ROBSON | DEC 19 &  DEC 21 Through a combination of yoga, guided improvisational states, a touch of bodywork and several simple, full-bodied tasks we will build heat in the body...