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Three World Premieres by: Peter Quanz • Jay Donn • Michele Wiles

Welcome to BalletNext where invention trumps convention. Three radically different world premieres--all set to Baroque music, or a riff on it, and all played live--are on the boards for Baroque’d, BalletNext's season at New York Live Arts. Packed with choreographic adventures including the BalletNext debuts of international choreographer Peter Quanz and Brooklyn flex dancer Jay Donn, the season heralds Michele Wiles's first foray into choreography. The music is by 18th century composers Corelli and Biber, with a 21st century world premiere by electro-acoustic cellist/composer Chris Lancaster.

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Created in 1965 by Dance Theater Workshop and now continued as a signature program of New York Live Arts, the Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program selects six early career artists annually to receive comprehensive performance and residency support. The program begins with a showcase performance, followed by a 50-hour creative residency in the New York Live Arts studios along with introductory level professional development workshops. Artists also participate in dialogue sessions facilitating open discussion about their creative process and one-on-one consultations with the Fresh Tracks Artistic Advisor.

Jan 29 at 6pm: Come Early Toast & Mixer: Celebrating 50 Years of Emerging Artists

Same As Sister/Briana Brown-Tipley and Hilary Brown (S.A.S.)'s Women Times Three, a collaboration with composer Beau Mullis and video artist Kit Tipley, splices together a collection of vivid imagery that delves into human nature’s reliance on the inseparable bond between terror and horror to assert dominance over our own and others’ psyches.

Nico Brown’s Nation propels his evolving relationship to formalism into a place of repurposed virtuosity, rigor and unstated emotion, in which durations of stillness, repetitive sequencing and evolving relationships to linearity and verticality result in a fiercely sentimental journey through surfacing images and exhaustive physicality.

He Jin Jang’s migrant-self the speed of a door, explores the perceptible and imperceptible timing within Jang’s choreographic process, and examines the impact that Jang’s travels between her birthplace of Seoul, Korea and other geographies has had on making time hybrid, fictional and acclimated.

Niall Jones’ a pleasure, 2014 edition, is a dance work that engages the affective materiality of labor and desire on the body. The body (object and phantom) bespeaks a site where the erotics of presence collect at the edge of choreographic architectures.

Julie Mayo’s Buoys for Escapees reveals the collision of internal experience with external environment, in which Mayo engages in overlapping movement, deconstructed language and an absurdist sense of humor towards an exploration of the ontological nature of performance, meta-consciousness, and the slipperiness of meaning making.

Good Evening, Strangers, a duet by Lindsay Reuter activates feeling, sequence, and support performed by siblings Dan and Lindsay Reuter.

Support for Fresh Tracks is provided, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Presented by New York Live Arts as part of The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Called a “critical darling of the New York scene” (New York Magazine), Taylor Mac makes his New York Live Arts debut with the celebrated A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, presented in association with the Under the Radar Festival. Featuring the years 1900 – 1950 at Live Arts (the 1950s commissioned specially for the Live Arts stage), Mac will emerge as a bedazzled creature, accompanied by a live band, dancing beauties and special guests, to present a performative ritual using popular music from the first half of the 20th Century. Eventually, this work will comprise of a 24-hour spectacle dissecting the last 240 years of popular music in America. As The New York Times writes of Mac, “Fabulousness can come in many forms, and Taylor Mac seems intent on assuming every one of them.” Adding Live Arts to a venue roster including The Public Theater, Lincoln Center, The Sydney Opera House and more, Mac’s celebration of music, performance and all things fabulous will surely be a highlight of our 2014-2015 season. In conjunction with the performances, Mac’s collaborator and designer Machine Dazzle will transform the Live Arts lobby, giving further context to the work with commissioned décor.

Jan 22 Come Early Artist Talk at 6:30pm with Visual Designer Machine Dazzle 

24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1950s is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

This presentation of 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1900s-1950s is made possible, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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Jan 19, 20, 22, 23 at 7:30pm / 1930s – 1950s
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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 fall performances will highlight choreographers Reggie Wilson and Jeanine Durning (Movement Research Artist-in-Residence), and explorations generated by students in Sarah Michelson’s Choreographic Research course. All works will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College dance program.

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This, a new work by Neil Greenberg (dance), Steve Roden (sound), Joe Levasseur (lighting) and James Kidd Studio (costumes), will continue Greenberg’s ongoing investigation of meaning-making, exploring the specificity of performance and the seemingly inescapable human desire to make meaning. Five dancers (Greenberg along with Molly Lieber, Mina Nishimura, Omagbitse Omagbemi and Connor Voss) will engage with complex and idiosyncratic movement—culled from videotaped improvisations and learned verbatim—that, along with lighting and musical materials, will be continually recast, reconfigured and recoded. A related focus will be placed on Greenberg, Roden and Levasseur’s new working relationships, looking at the materials onstage as performing (rather than representing) these relationships. This unfolds not as finite content, but rather suggests other kinds of meaningfulness and arenas in which that meaning might be found.

Related Links:
Video: DTW Commissioned Artist Profile
Critical Correspondence: Neil Greenberg in Conversation with Biba Bell

Dec 4 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Beth Gill and Danielle Goldman discuss the creative practice of Neil Greenberg 

Dec 5 Stay Late DiscussionMeaning, Reconsidered: Jen Rosenblit in Dialogue with Neil Greenberg

Sat, Dec 6, 1 - 4pm Shared Practice: Process-focused workshop with Neil Greenberg. $20, advance purchase recommended

This is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

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Video: DTW Commissioned Artist Profile

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Barnard/Columbia Dances, now in its tenth season, continues to work with New York Live Arts to connect students to the world of professional dance by commissioning premieres from cutting-edge choreographers. This year's choreographers are Pam Tanowitz, Sam Kim, Patricia Hoffbauer and Colleen Thomas.

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Inspired by John Cage’s influential mid-20th Century work, Indeterminacy, in which Cage read 90 randomly sequenced one-minute stories interrupted by a chance musical score, Story/Time is performed in 70 minutes by 9 dancers, performing choreography from the Company’s 32-year history. Bill T. Jones has written 170 plus stories and collected others. Before every sequence, the stories, lights, sound and choreography are randomly selected through chance procedure.

Nov 4 – 6 at 7:30pm Story/Time #35 features Jones and the Company 

Nov 7 & 8 at 7:30pm Story/Time #36 Kathleen Chalfant – Amble or Career brings the Tony-Award winning Chalfant on stage together with Bill T. Jones in the intimate setting of the Live Arts Theater. Amble or Career will feature an array of personal stories from both performers.

Nov 11 & 12 at 7:30pm Story/Time #37 Lois Welk – A History features Lois Welk, who founded the American Dance Asylum Inc. (ADA) in 1972 and co-directed it with Jones and Arnie Zane, co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, from 1973–1979. Welk joins the Company on stage to share personal stories of her own that center on memories from the late 1970s and early 1980s. Welk’s stories provide a special window into the history of Jones’ and Zane’s early years in Binghamton, NY.

Nov 13 & 14 at 7:30pm Story/Time #38 features Jones and the Company 

Nov 15 at 7:30pm Story/Time #39 Theaster Gates – Workin’ and Wailing is a one night only performance with the Chicago-based conceptual artist known for his practice of socially-minded space development, object management, performance and critical engagement. Gates will be accompanied by three members of The Black Monks of Mississippi, an experimental musical ensemble comprised of Gates’ close collaborators who temporarily follow semi-strict adherence to the blues form, one that Gates believes to be the most important root in American music. Following the common thread of chance-procedures, story-telling, and a firm focus on time, Gates and the Monks will join Jones and the Company in an energetic evening of live music, art, stories and dance. 

Related Events:

Nov 6 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Bjorn Amelan, Janet Wong and Ted Coffey discuss the creative process of making Story/Time

Nov 7  Stay Late Discussion: Chance Procedures and Narrative Structures, Bill T. Jones, Bjorn Amelan, Janet Wong, Ted Coffey and BTJ/AZDC Dancers in Dialogue 

Nov 8, 3 - 6pm Shared Practice: Process-focused workshop led by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. $20, advance purchase recommended.  

Nov 8, 12pm-2pm Master Class with LaMichael Leonard in the Live Arts Theater

Nov 9 Bill Chat: Story/Time: The Life of an Idea with Jedidiah Wheeler

Nov 14 Stay Late Discussion: Creating Story/Time #35, 36, 37, 38 & 39: Bill T. Jones, Bjorn Amelan, Janet Wong, Ted Coffey and BTJ/AZDC Dancers in Dialogue

This presentation of Story/Time is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and Council Member Corey Johnson.

Story/Time premiered in 2011. The work was co-commissioned by Peak Performances, Montclair State University and the Walker Art Center and produced by New York Live Arts.

Story/Time was developed, in part, through residencies at Arizona State University, Bard College, Montclair State University, University of Virginia and the Walker Art Center. The work was supported, in part, by New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Boeing Company Charitable Trust.

The creation of new work by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is made possible by the Company’s Partners in Creation: Ellen Poss, Jane Bovingdon Semel & Terry Semel, Anne Delaney, Stephen & Ruth Hendel, Eleanor Friedman, and Zoe Eskin.

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Called “a work delivered with supreme elegance” (The New York Times) joining “the emotional and visceral experience of intimacy with a choreographic language of pure physicality” (Artforum), Jennifer Monson’s Live Dancing Archive is an evening-length performance featuring a visceral exploration of the dancing body as a physical archive of experience and place. Drawing from more than a decade of dance-based environmental research, Live Dancing Archive was choreographed using material from video documentation of The BIRD BRAIN Osprey Migration (2002)—an 8-week dance project along the Atlantic Flyway—as well as improvised scores accumulated over the past decade.

Originally premiered at The Kitchen in 2012 as a solo, this newly remounted iteration will reference unseen documentation from the video archive (different from the footage used in the original work) and features performers Niall Jones and Tatyana Tenenbaum along with Monson and composer Jeff Kolar, lighting designer Joe Levasseur and artist Valerie Oliveiro, with costumes designed by Susan Becker. The project is accompanied by two additional components —a video installation and a digital archive—that query the process of archiving as well as the shifting nature of dance, and environmental phenomena.

View the Live Dancing Archive webpage here.

Wed Oct 15: Post show reception in Lobby hosted by iLand. Puchase tickets online.

Thu  Sat, Oct 16 – 18, 11 – 5pm Video Archive: Jennifer Monson’s BIRD BRAIN Osprey Migration. Edited by Robin Vachal from 50 hours of documentation. Free, 160 minute loop, come and go as you please.

Thu, Oct 16 Come Early Conversation at 6:30pm: The Body as Archive - Travis Chamberlain, Associate Curator of Performance at the New Museum discusses the work of Jennifer Monson. 
 
Fri, Oct 17 Stay Late Discussion: Environment of Self in Time - Jennifer Monson in conversation with La MaMa ETC Archivist and Historian, Rachel Mattson, PhD.
 
Sat, Oct 18, 1 - 4pm Shared Practice: Process-focused workshop with Jennifer Monson. $20, advance purchase recommended
 

Live Dancing Archive was created with funding support from the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, a Creative Research Award and Research Board Grant from the University of Illinois of Urbana Champaign and the Marsh Professorship at Large program at the University of Vermont.

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A highly physical work led by dancers Natalie Green and Rebecca Warner with Asli Bulbul, devynn emory, Athena Malloy and Saúl Ulerio, g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) features an original score for instruments and electronics by composer Jeffrey Young and projected visuals by artist Glen Fogel, who previously collaborated with Spradlin on the 2006 work Survive Cycle. Music for g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) will be performed live by Young (violin, live electronics), Hannah Levinson (viola), Mara Mayer (bass clarinet) and Lisa Dowling (bass). Evolved from within the creative process, Young’s score was initially developed through improvisation during rehearsals with the dancers, and includes samples of the dancers’ voices. Lighting by designer Stan Pressner / Ben Hagen and costumes by Walter Dundervill will round out the work.

Wed, Oct 8 Stay Late Discussion: Between Intimacy and Risk, RoseAnne Spradlin in Conversation with Tere O'Connor.

Thu, Oct 9 Come Early Conversation: Carla Peterson, Director of Florida State University's Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography, (MANCC) in Conversation with RoseAnne Spradlin.

Sat, Oct 11, 1 - 4pm Shared Practice: Process-focused workshop with RoseAnne Spradlin. $20, advance purchase recommended

g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. Additional support is contributed by the Mertz Gilmore Late Stage Production Fund.

g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) is supported by New Music USA, which is made possible by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, New York State Council on the Arts, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Paisley Powell Elebash Fund, and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

RoseAnne Spradlin researched and developed g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) with financial, administrative and residency support from the Dance in Process Program at Gibney Dance.

This work was created, in part, through the Artist in Residence Program at BAX/ Brooklyn Arts Exchange with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Jerome Robbins Foundation and the Jerome Foundation.

This work was made possible, in part, through the Movement Research Artist- in- Residence Program, funded, in part, by the Davis/Dauray Family Fund and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title) is made possible, in part, with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

 

        

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Making her New York Live Arts debut, Gisèle Vienne, in collaboration with Dennis Cooper and KTL - Stephen O'Malley & Peter Rehberg, takes audience members on an emotionally stirring journey that blurs the lines between reality and fiction. A true hybrid dance-theater work set in the visually arresting scenic landscape of a snowy winter night, Kindertotenlieder takes inspiration from the “uncanny” as presented by Sigmund Freud. The work examines the representation of horrifying dread as something both familiar and alien, triggering a cathartic, ceremonial experience. 

Oct 29 Stay Late Discussion: Creating Kindertotenlieder: Choreographers Trisha Bauman and Gisèle Vienne In Dialogue. 

Oct. 30 Come Early Conversation: Collaborating Across Genres: Writer Dennis Cooper and Choreographer Gisèle Vienne in conversation.

This presentation of Kindertotenlieder is made possible, in part, by French American Cultural Exchange (FACE), with support from Institut français, The Florence Gould Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Company supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication – DRAC Alsace, the Alsace Region and the City of Strasbourg. 
 

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Co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s Crossing the Line Festival 2014

Returning to the Live Arts theater for the first time since her Dance Theater Workshop performances in 2006, Ivana Müller presents two thought-provoking works, Partituur and We Are Still Watching.

A work in which the idea of “spectacle” slowly shifts to where we least expect it, We Are Still Watching assumes the form of a theatrical “read through,” in which each audience member, given a script, assumes his or her own individual role in the play. Reflecting on the idea of theater and its place in contemporary society, the work was partly inspired by cultural policy and contemporary democracies. Navigating the text collectively, the audience members form a temporary mini-society in which all spectators are the only participants. By reading the script aloud together each performance unfolds as a completely unique experience, where the audience creates and performs as a community. 

Wed, Oct 1 Stay Late Discussion: Social Theater: When Spectators Become Participants, Simon Dove, co-curator of Crossing the Line, in conversation with Ivana Müller.

Crossing the Line is the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s annual fall festival presenting interdisciplinary works and performances created by artists from around the world in New York. The festival provides opportunities for New Yorkers to explore the dialogue between artist and participant, examine how artists help re-imagine the world, and engage in the vital role artists play as critical thinkers and catalysts for social evolution. Crossing the Line is initiated and produced by FIAF in partnership with leading cultural institutions and takes place this year from September 8–October 18, 2014.

Presentations of Partituur and We Are Still Watching are supported, in part, by FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance, a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional funding from the Florence Gould Foundation and the support of the Institut français through the TransARTE program.

        

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Co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s Crossing the Line Festival 2014

Returning to the Live Arts theater for the first time since her Dance Theater Workshop performances in 2006, Ivana Müller presents two thought-provoking works, Partituur and We Are Still Watching.

Müller’s only project made for children to date, Partituur presents a performative, systematic game for participants from the ages of seven and up. A social choreography breaking the classical terms of “spectator” and “performer,” the work includes participation by all. In Partituur, the roles of the participants are constantly shifting, and everyone takes part in the creation of an individual score unique to each performance. Using headphones and a list of instructions as tools, each “partituurist” assumes decisions, reactions and positions that inform the overall shape the specific performance takes. Commissioned in 2011 by the Tweetakt Festival in Utrecht, Partituur is a rare conceptual piece of choreography, essentially intended for children yet creating a playful environment lending itself towards reflection. 

*This performance is designed for children over the age of 7. There is a very limited number of Adult tickets available for those accompanying a child. Guardians are encouraged to let their child attend and participate alone. Guardians without tickets will not be admitted to the performance space. Adults with tickets must participate.

Sat, Oct 4 at 11am and Sun, Oct 5 at 3pm performances will be photographed for promotional purposes. 

Presentations of Partituur and We Are Still Watching are supported, in part, by FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance, a program of the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, and FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional funding from the Florence Gould Foundation and the support of the Institut français through the TransARTE program.

        

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BOOM!, a new duet by Cynthia Oliver, 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 the notions of destiny, when life happens and when “fairness” and cause and effect do not necessarily align. 

Oct 23 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Sequencing Non-Linear Narratives, Choreographer and Educator Nia Love Discusses the Creative Practice of Cynthia Oliver.

Oct 24 Stay Late Discussion: Her History - Her Present - Her Future, Cynthia Oliver and Leslie Cuyjet in Conversation with Jaamil Olawale Kosoko.

Related Links:
Video: DTW Commissioned Artist Profile

This presentation of BOOM! is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

BOOM! is a National Performance Network Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by New York Live Arts in partnership with Dance Place, Painted Bride Art Center and NPN. The Creation Fund is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. BOOM! is supported in part, by the Dance Department, Creative Research and University Scholar funding from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, the Edwards Foundation Arts Fund, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Performance-based Arts.

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Music, Lyrics and Book by Denver Casado & Betina Hershey 

Presented by Broadway Workshop as part of the Children's Musical Theatre Festival  - Skyler is about to turn 12, and she’s planned the biggest celebration of the year. But in the middle of the party, something mysterious happens – all the adults suddenly vanish! Trapped in the backyard, the kids realize they must create a brand new society. However when they elect Skyler’s older brother, Charlie, as their ruler, things really begin to spin out of control. Eventually the kids learn a big lesson in responsibility, while Skyler and Charlie develop a greater respect for one another. This show will be performed by students ages 9-13. Running Time: 60 Minutes.

The Children's Musical Theater Festival's presentation of The most epic birthday party ever 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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Sep 23 Opening-night benefit: Following the show, join us for a post show reception with the cast and collaborators. Click here to buy>

The Watershed, an evening-length work for nine dancers, is a commanding and provocative cross-cultural exploration of freedom. Featuring Abraham’s signature style of mellifluous fluidity juxtaposed with sharp accents, The Watershed follows the universal aspiration toward freedom and simultaneously references the emancipation following the Civil War, the political tumult of 1960s and the civil rights challenges of our present day. The work features arresting scenic design by world-renowned visual artist Glenn Ligon and a score ranging from a contemporary cello suite to the soulful sounds of Otis Redding. 

Fri Sept 26 at 6:30pm Come Early Video Screening and Talk: Visual Artist and Videographer Carrie Schneider discusses her dance on camera collaboration with Kyle Abraham/AIM  

Fri Oct 3 Stay Late Discussion: Aesthetics of Jazz and the Performance of Protest, moderated by Carrie Mae Weems.

Sat, Sep 20, 1 - 4pm Shared Practice: Process-focused workshop with Kyle Abraham. $20, advance purchase recommended

The Watershed and When the Wolves Came In are commissioned and produced by New York Live Arts through its Resident Commissioned Artist Program, with lead support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Support for the presentation at New York Live Arts is provided, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Watershed and When the Wolves Came In 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. The works were developed, in part, through a production residency at On the Boards with support from the National Dance Project, with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Purchase Dance Company presents its second full New York City season at New York Live Arts. Students from the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College give New York City audiences a chance to see some of the most promising performers of the future generation of dance artists in two exciting programs of contemporary and classically based works by acclaimed choreographers and talented new voices.

Program 1
May 20 and 22
Over/Come by Aszure Barton
SIELAND by Shannon Gillen
The Kiss by Bettijane Sills
LUX by Doug Varone

Program 2
May 21 and 23
Over/Come by Aszure Barton
End Aloud by Sarah Mettin
The Kiss by Bettijane Sills
LUX by Doug Varone

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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

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 95-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. 

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

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Presented in partnership with Movement Research Festival Spring 2014: fallow time. Geographic Translations Walk

Led by South African artists and activists, Thabiso Heccius Pule and Thami Manekehla, whose interactions with the public bring awareness to the challenges of global warming and the side effects we all have to live with. What will arise from this shared journey on new terrain? Walk starts at southern end of City Hall Park and ends at Issue Project Room.

For more information visit the Movement Research website at http://www.movementresearch.org/festival/fallowtime/

Thami Manekehla and Thabiso Pule's participation is funded by the Suitcase Fund of New York Live Arts as part of the Africa and Middle East Cultural Partnerships program, supported by the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation.

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Presented in partnership with Movement Research Festival Spring 2014: fallow time
Geographic Translations Workshop

Join South African artists and activists Thabiso Heccius Pule and Thami Manekehla, currently in NYC through the Suitcase Fund, in an artistic exploration and improvisation to live a greener and healthier life style. As choreographers, they have travelled, often on public transportation or on foot, interviewing, documenting and performing in public spaces. Their intimate interactions with the people bring into relief the reality of global warming and its challenges.

For more information visit the Movement Research website at http://www.movementresearch.org/festival/fallowtime/

Thami Manekehla and Thabiso Pule's participation is funded by the Suitcase Fund of New York Live Arts as part of the Africa and Middle East Cultural Partnerships program, supported by the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation.

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Bessie Lab provides choreographers with the opportunity to hone their craft in an intensive, process-based experience led by a well-established choreographer. This year's Bessie Lab will be led by John Jasperse. The 5-day intensive will endeavor participants to further explore their individual processes of making work by stepping back to examine fundamental components of form and how they function within their individual work. Critical analysis is key to ascertaining when a choreographic process is useful and when it has become a habit that impedes our growth as an artist. Since we are artist practitioners rather than theorists, we will privilege doing over speaking about doing, but we will engage in both in an effort to open up further space for possibility in our practices. To read more from John Jasperse about this year's Bessie Lab, click here.

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Move. Make. Think. Collaborate. The Company's Summer 2014 workshop will focus on the process and material from Spent Days Out Yonder (2000). Each day will include the opportunity to engage in technical challenges, gather tools for making material and create new material using the Company's methods to be shared on the final day of the workshop. Ideal for pre-professional and professional dancers seeking to rejuvenate, challenge and expand their skills as movers, makers and collaborators. Led by Janet Wong, Associate Artistic Director, and the Company.

To apply click here.
We will e-mail you to notify you of acceptance within two weeks of receiving your application.

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Jackson Hole, WY

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company heads to Jackson Hole, WY for their first residency with co-commissioner, Dancers’ Workshop. The company will be in residence working on Analogy (working title) and teaching master classes. 

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will be in creative residency working on a Analogy (working title) co-commissioned by Montclair State University, where it will premiere in June 2015. 
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2013-2014 Fresh Tracks Residency Showing
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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 on Friday, May 30 at 6pm 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:
Martita Abril
Maximilian Balduzzi
Ben Grinberg & Nick Gillette
Daniel Holt
Leslie Parker
Gabrielle Revlock

NO LATE SEATING

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Bard College Theatre 2

Just You (1993)
(originally titled It Takes Two) was first created by Bill T. Jones in 1989 for the duet company
 of Steven Koester and Terry Creach, who were craving something informed by these pivotal duets between Jones and Zane. The work was revived in 1993 for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, where the name changed to Just You. Here the original idiosyncratic, formalist concerns were placed at the service of a more theatrical, poetic purpose, made all the more poignant by its being danced to the delicious interpretation of standards by Ray Charles and Betty Carter.
 
Shared Distance (1982) was created concurrently with the trilogy of defining duets made and performed by Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane: Monkey Run Road, Blauvelt Mountain and Valley Cottage. Originally made for Bill T. Jones and Julie West, this duet plays on the masculine and feminine and the reversal of these gender-specific roles.
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Work-in-progress showing
Bard College Theatre 2
RSVP to: kmaude@newyorklivearts.org

Bill T. Jones and his company are creating an evening-length work, Analogy (working title). Jones is using the character Ambros Adelwarth from W.G. Sebald’s The Emigrants and an oral history Jones conducted with Dora Amelan, 95 year-old French survivor of WWII. Dora Amelan's story and Sebald's Ambros Adelwarth (a quasi fictional creation) will serve as two parallel streams of investigation in search of equivalences. The equivalences Jones is in search of are notions of personal identity, duty, love, belief and the instinct for survival. Analogy (working title) strives to create a multi-dimensional experience in which the dancers suggest the process of memory, “the then and now,” “the us and them,” through their bodies and voices. 

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The program includes a wide variety of classical and contemporary works. “Light Rain,” a signature Gerald Arpino work, will be performed for the first time in New York City since the New York Joffrey Ballet performed it back in 1994. The program also features world premieres by Shawn Hounsell and Julie Bour as well as the work of young and exciting choreographer Africa Guzman, the former Associate Artistic Director of Compañía Nacional de Danza under Nacho Duato.

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

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Recognized by The New York Times as creating one of Alastair Macaulay's TOP TEN DANCE FAVORITES OF 2013, ZviDance will present its newest work, Surveillance, for five performances only at New York Live Arts June 11-14, 2014. Experience the groundbreaking collaboration of contemporary dance, interactive video design and animation as ZviDance explores how we respond to the omnipresence of this technology in our daily lives. Video projections and animations designed by Hertog Nadler will be live-streamed throughout the evening - blurring the lines between voyeur and exhibitionist. Composer Scott Killian, in collaboration with chanteuse Alison Clancy and hip-hop artist Wilkis Ideology Figuereo, will create an aural landscape that explores and exploits sounds and music that are both familiar to us - and yet, oftentimes unheard. Ultimately, Surveillance is a multi-disciplinary piece which reflects on the ever-increasing use of surveillance technology in our contemporary lives.

ZviDance is honored to host a special evening of dance and culture on June 12 kindly supported by Israel's Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in NY; and in partnership with our friends at the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and Isramerica. Tickets include premium seats to ZviDance's SURVEILLANCE, followed by a post-performance reception in the New York Live Arts lobby. (Tix $45.00).
* Guests interested in attending event must purchase the $45.00 tix in order to be admitted to the post-performance reception.

ZviDance's presentation of Surveillance 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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Monte/Buglisi/Muller LIVE! offers the opportunity to experience three acclaimed dance companies together on one stage, in four shared programs featuring five pieces: three world premieres; 35 dancers; and four noted designers.

These three experienced and distinguished choreographers create work with powerful and highly original voices. Now at the height of their creative careers, they are presenting a diverse selection of work, including recent premieres and brand-new pieces. As choreographers, they are distinctly different but share the sensibility of creating work that combines virtuosic movement with an expressive edge that touches the heart – work that dances full out yet speaks of both individual experiences and shared humanity.

Butterflies and Demons (Buglisi) grew out of Buglisi’s ardent concern for social justice and a collaboration with the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and FBI agent Julian Sher’s story “Somebody’s Daughter.”

Lonely Planet (Monte) explores the growing isolation that proliferates in contemporary society, which seems to grow, not diminish, despite global inter-connectivity through technology and the ever-expanding communications options available.

Miserere Nobis (Muller/World Premiere), set to the music of the Allegeri: MiserereAgnus Dei Qui Tollis Peccata Mundi, is an entreaty for mercy and grace. In an age of unspeakable conflict and cruelty, each of us asks forgiveness for all of us.

Untitled (Buglisi/World Premiere) The young composer Justin Dello Joio approached Buglisi with a proposal to explore a composition by Joio as well as one by his father (Norman Dello Joio), who composed music for Martha Graham’s Seraphic Dialogue and Diversion of Angels.

Whew! (Muller/World Premiere) looks at the value and vagaries of industrious effort. With upbeat humor, unexpected shifting moods and awkward relationships, the piece comments on the disassociated lifestyle that stems from the non-stop activity of 70 hour work weeks.

Monte/Buglisi/Muller LIVE! 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 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, including those that are humorous, dramatic, lyrical, minimal and abstract. Music selections range from Hayden to Bartok, Cage, T. Monk and Ratatat.

Each of the five unique concerts include one or two of the following group pieces: Garden Party, Space Fantasy, Towel Dance, Piecework, Secret Service, Carnival of the Animals and Unzipped, as well as two new works created by the older students.

Ellen Robbins’ Annual Student Concerts are funded by Jody and John Arnhold, the W Trust and the Ellen Robbins Parents Committee Fund.

Ellen Robbins' presentation of her Annual Student Concerts 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 return engagement at New York Live Arts showcases our 10 company members in works of diverse esthetics by Julie Bour, David Dorfman, Doug Elkins, Dan Froot, Tiffany Mills, David Parker, Claire Porter and Randy James.  All shows have live musical accompaniment.  Bour, Elkins, Mills and James’ works are newly created for us, and this will be their New York City Premieres.

FREE Music and Dance Workshop: Saturday, June 28, 2014 6:00-6:30 pm, Jerome Robbins Studio

Mr. James, members of the company and our guest musicians Sarah Biber (Cello) and Chung (Violin), discuss and demonstrate the nuances of the relationship between live music and dance.

10 Hairy Legs' presentation of 10 Men/20 Legs in New York City 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 classes this semester used poetry as inspiration for an original theater piece. They have worked this semester on developing characters, writing and improvising scenes and working together as an ensemble to create a music and movement piece. Join us as we celebrate their accomplishments and see how they translated the mechanics of poetry and word play to the stage!

[artist_ID] => 217 [event_dates_description] => May 18 at 3pm & 5pm [event_prices] => $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000002fbVOEAY [event_dates] => [["05\/18\/2014","05\/18\/2014"]] [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/Colabprofile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1785 [remote_ID] => 406 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => colabgallery2-1396035440.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 405 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Trio Azul [event_url] => trio_azul [event_description] =>

Brought together by a shared love of Afro-Latin music and classical chamber music, the members of Trio Azul rediscover old and modern classics from the ever-forming canon Romantico through their unusual and fresh collaboration.

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Mar 17
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["03\/17\/2014","03\/17\/2014"]] [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/soundbarprofile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1782 [remote_ID] => 405 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => soundbargallery-1394230258.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 404 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Wily Fire [event_url] => wily_fire [event_description] =>

Wily Fire is vintage meets electronica, acoustic meets amplified and everything in between. Formed by Shaun Barlow (beatbox and electronics), Molly Joyce (toy vintage organ) and Colin Stokes (cello) in early 2014, the trio performs across New York City and beyond. Their sound blends beatbox pulses with drone-like harmonies into a rich and unique aesthetic. Wily Fire performs at venues ranging from The Julliard School to Muchmore’s Café (Williamsburg), with imminent appearances at New York Live Arts Sound Bar Series, DROM NYC and the Dynamic Music Festival.

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Mar 31
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["03\/31\/2014","03\/31\/2014"]] [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/WFProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1780 [remote_ID] => 404 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => wileyfire-1394210838.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 403 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Mina Yu & Aurora Arteaga Project [event_url] => mina_yu_aurora_arteaga [event_description] =>

Aurora Arteaga, Spanish singer and composer, will be presenting a special concert in duo with the Korean jazz pianist Mina Yu, including original compositions, creative arrangements of jazz standards, Brazilian music and some well-known pop tunes revisited from a fresh point of view. Arteaga has been working as a musician in the main Jazz clubs and festivals of Spain, singing also in Finland, Hungary, Italy, France and India. Now she is developing her music and career in New York thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship for Artists, awarded by the governments of Spain and US. Her music is inventive and intense, with a warm voice often closer to instrumental colors that melt very well with Yu's creativity and piano skills.

 

[artist_ID] => 283 [event_dates_description] => Mar 24
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["03\/24\/2014","03\/24\/2014"]] [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/AuroraProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1778 [remote_ID] => 403 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => aurora2-1394210115.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1779 [remote_ID] => 403 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => aurora-1394210122.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 401 [event_name] => Suitcase Fund Studio Showing: Isack Peter Abeneko & Nshoma Nkwabi (Tanzania) [event_url] => sf_isack_peter_abeneko [event_description] =>

The Suitcase Fund hosts Isack Peter Abeneko and Nshoma Nkwabi, two emerging choreographers from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for a week-long research residency in NYC from April 12-21, 2014. Please join us for an informal showing in the New York Live Arts studio on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30pm. A short discussion with the artists will follow the showing.

Isack Peter Abeneko performs 3 Macho, a solo work that provokes and discusses political and religious confusion around Christian, Muslim and various African religions to reflect on our past, present and future. “Religion is a particular system of faith, belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, specially a personal God or Gods.” Where does the religious confusion come from? Where do the different tribes/people in certain communities come from? Do you remember The Past, your past, our past, his/her past? The Past to the Present truly tells everything that is going to or will be happening in the Future. Look at your Family, Friends, Community positively - tell them who you are, how you like or love things to be, talk and solve your issues. 3 Macho also means three eyes in Swahili. Use your third eye to speak, report, observe and change. Nshoma Nkwabi performs a solo entitled CHANGAMOTO. The title is from the Swahili word for "Challenge". Will you live it as it is or will you find some way of solving it?

The NYC residency is supported by the Suitcase Fund of New York Live Arts with funding from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and by the Vijana Vipaji Foundation (VVF) of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in partnership with Community Folk Art Center Inc.

 

[artist_ID] => 280 [event_dates_description] => Apr 16 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000002f1iUEAQ [event_dates] => [["04\/16\/2014","04\/16\/2014"]] [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/isack60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1773 [remote_ID] => 401 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => isack3_680-1393623527.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1774 [remote_ID] => 401 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => isack2_680-1393623531.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1775 [remote_ID] => 401 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => isack680-1393623537.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 400 [event_name] => ARC: Senior Projects in Dance [event_url] => bard_showing [event_description] =>

In celebration of the partnership between New York Live Arts and Bard College, we invite you to a performance of Bard College dance program’s senior projects in choreography in the Live Arts studios.  Toast the accomplishments of the artists and the continuation of the partnership at a reception in the Live Gallery immediately following the performance. 

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Apr 6 at 4pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000002eYlZEAU [event_dates] => [["04\/06\/2014","04\/06\/2014"]] [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/Bard60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1776 [remote_ID] => 400 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => brh1-1393954673.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 399 [event_name] => Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBTQ Youth from New Orleans [event_url] => say_my_name [event_description] =>

Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBTQ Youth from New Orleans is a collaboration between Ping Chong + Company and BreakOUT! Written and directed by Sara Zatz and Mieke Dee and based on interviews, writings and conversations with the cast and members of BreakOUT!, this 45 minute theatrical performance features the true stories and life experiences of 5 Black transgender young women who are members of BreakOUT!  It explores the dynamics of growing up transgender against the backdrop of New Orleans, the incarceration capital of the world, and the fierce power of self-identification. Say My Name is part of Ping Chong + Company’s Undesirable Elements project, an oral history theater project exploring issues of culture, identity, and difference in the lives of individuals in specific communities.

Arcus Foundation presents Ping Chong + Company and BreakOUT!'s presentation of Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBTQ Youth from New Orleansat 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. www.newyorklivearts.org

 

[artist_ID] => 279 [event_dates_description] => Mar 25 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000002ens1EAA [event_dates] => [["03\/25\/2014","03\/25\/2014"]] [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/Breakout3.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1769 [remote_ID] => 399 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => breakout-1393004883.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 398 [event_name] => Bill Chats: When did the avant-garde become black? [event_url] => bill_chat_black [event_description] =>

Bill Chats will be live streamed in collaboration with live streaming startup 2ndline.tv.

Noted panelists including Ralph Lemon, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Adrienne Edwards, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Dianne McIntyre, Bebe Miller and Charmaine Warren  will inquire as to when it became acceptable for a person who defines themselves as avant-garde to also say “I’m black.”

To reserve your seat, click here.

[artist_ID] => 102 [event_dates_description] => Mar 23 at 5pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fi0000005kCsHEAU [event_dates] => [["03\/23\/2014","03\/23\/2014"]] [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/BillChatsProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1783 [remote_ID] => 398 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => billchatsdowntown_cherylynn-1395258327.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 402 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Marco Sartor [event_url] => sound_bar_marco_sartor [event_description] =>

Solo guitar musician, Marco Sartor, will kick off our spring sound bar series with an evening of both classical and traditional solo guitar works.  Mr. Sartor is a recent graduate of the Yale School of Music and has performed with such notable ensembles as the Buffalo Philharmonic, Ann Arbor Symphony and the SODRE in Uruguay

[artist_ID] => 282 [event_dates_description] => Mar 10 at 6pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["03\/10\/2014","03\/10\/2014"]] [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/031014Profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1777 [remote_ID] => 402 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 31013gallery-1394034987.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [video_ID] => 109 [owner_ID] => 402 [video_title] => [video_embed] => ) ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 397 [event_name] => Bill Chats: When was the downtown established? [event_url] => bill_chat_downtown [event_description] =>

When was the downtown established will open the conversation about defining the undefined, concentrating on the fertile years between the 1960s – 1980s. This Bill Chat will explore the notion of the “downtown” dance-scene and when it was established in New York City, and will feature panelists Sandra Burton, Anna Kisselgoff, Mary Griffin, David White and Jill Williams.

To reserve your seat, click here.

[artist_ID] => 102 [event_dates_description] => Mar 9 at 5pm [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0Fi0000005kCpwEAE [event_dates] => [["03\/09\/2014","03\/09\/2014"]] [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/BillChatsProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1766 [remote_ID] => 397 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => billchatsgallery-1392752443.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 396 [event_name] => Take morning class with the Company! [event_url] => companyclass [event_description] =>

Class will be taught by Janet Wong, Associate Artistic Director, and Company dancers.

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.  Class will include live accompaniment by composer and cellist Christopher Lancaster.

Space is limited, advance purchase is recommended.  
Click here to buy multiple classes.  
Click here to buy one class.  
Tickets may also be purchased at the New York Live Arts box office or by calling 212.924.0077.

[artist_ID] => 38 [event_dates_description] => Mar 24 - 28 from 10am - noon [event_prices] => $20/class or $90 for the week [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["03\/24\/2014","03\/28\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season","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/Janet60.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1765 [remote_ID] => 396 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => jenna680-1392238535.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 395 [event_name] => Story/Time @ Kaohsiung Springs Arts Festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan [event_url] => btjazdc_Kaohsiung [event_description] =>

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.

This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

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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.”

 

/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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What A Night! [event_url] => Gala-2014 [event_description] =>

The 2014 New York Live Arts Gala on April 22 was an unforgettable evening of glamour and performances at the Mandarin Oriental, New York. Hosted by Honorary Chairs: Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy and Gala Co-Chairs: Colleen Keegan, Slobodan Randjelovic & Jon Stryker, 225 guests attended the event, which raised funds to support New York Live Arts' programs and services to present and cultivate cutting-edge art and idea.

The event included a fantastic performance featuring: Bill T. Jones & Claire Danes, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Black Monks of Mississippi, Almanac, and alumni of YoungArts, a Live Arts Partner Organization that cultivates the next generation of artists.

Each year, New York Live Arts commissions an artist to design a limited-edition menu as a keepsake of the event. This year's menu was designed by Theaster Gates.

For more information about the Gala or to put yourself on the mailing list for next year's event, please contact: donate@newyorklivearts.org

Special Thanks to: 
David Adjaye; Artspace; Ramy Brook; John Esty Framing; Bill Katz; Knoll; Bill Goldston, Universal Limited Art Editions; Manhattan School of Music; MF Productions, Melissa Feldman; New York Live Arts staff, especially Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company team; Narciso Rodriguez; Laforce + Stevens

The gala launched the 2014 Live Ideas Festival: James Baldwin, This Time! 

Mandarin Oriental, New York City

Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy, Honorary Chairs
Colleen Keegan, Gala Co-chair
Slobodan Randjelovic & Jon Stryker, Gala Co-chairs
Richard H. Levy, Board Chair
Bill T. Jones, Executive Artistic Director
Jean Davidson, Executive Director & CEO

Host Committee
John & Jody Arnhold
Joseph Azrack & Abigail Congdon
Derek Brown & Deborah Hellman
Paula Cooper Gallery
Elisabeth & Jim DeMarse
Terence Dougherty
Muna El Fituri
Olivia & Adam Flatto
Eleanor Friedman
Dr. Gail Furman
Helen & Peter Haje
Ruth & Stephen Hendel
Richard Levy & Lorraine Gallard
Glenn Ligon
Jeffrey & Wendy Liszt
Robert Longo & Barbara Sukowa
Susan Micari
Helen Mills & Gary Tannenbaum
Robert Molnar
Ellen M. Poss
Jane Bovingdon Semel & Terry Semel
Cindy Sherman
Catharine R. Stimpson
David Thomson
Judith Zarin & Gerald Rosenfeld
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Elisa Monte Dance, an emotionally charged and highly acclaimed dance company that champions individuality, returns to New York Live Arts this January for the company’s 33rd Annual Gala. This one night only performance will feature three premieres: Artistic Director Elisa Monte’s world premiere of Lonely Planet; Associate Artistic Director Tiffany Rea-Fisher’s company premiere; and dancer Joe Celej’s company premiere.

Founded in 1981, Elisa Monte Dance is hailed around the world for its visceral and sensual style and embodiment of diverse cultural influences. Based in New York City, the non-profit dance company actively tours nationally and internationally showcasing its distinctive cross-discipline style and bridging cultural barriers through dance. The company’s eight dancers rise to the creative challenge in an ecstatic display of physical prowess that gives life to an intense array of emotions. For more information visit www.elisamontedance.org.

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The Suitcase Fund’s winter/spring events continue in April, with a Research Presentation by Marijana Cvetković Marković from Serbia and Miki Braniste from Romania on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:00pm. Visiting from STATION Service for Contemporary Dance in Serbia and Nomad Dance Academy, a network of Balkan arts professionals, Cvetković Marković will conduct a two-week research residency in NYC from April 5 - 20. Her research has the goal to improve knowledge, develop information flow between New York, Serbia and the Balkan Region and establish artistic and institutional partnerships for new projects. The information gathered will be instrumental in the development of STATION’s new programs in contemporary dance as well as for the university course taught by Cvetković Marković.

Miki Braniste, director of the TEMPS D'IMAGES Festival Cluj, Romania will be in NYC from April 12 - 26 through the Gabriela Tudor Fellowship, created by the Gabriela Tudor Foundation and hosted in partnership with Allyson Green & New York University/Tisch School for the Arts. Braniste will present the dynamics of the independent performing arts scene in Romania, connecting the development of the artistic scene with the social transformation of contemporary Romania. The fragility of the local democracy is reflected in the issues presented in the performances but also in the production work. So, can the artistic scene develop beyond the political and economic scene? Can an artist be only an artist? Because these questions are appropriate beyond the current context in Romania, her research during this residency will take into account New York political art history and also today's arts movements. Braniste is interested in meeting artists engaged in the social development of their community, to discover not only success stories but also productive failures that can inspire. (The second part of the Gabriela Tudor Fellowship project involves U.S. artist Catherine Galasso going to Bucharest, Romania for two-weeks from June 15 - 29.)

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Presented in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Arts Program
Bill Chats will be live streamed in collaboration with live streaming startup 2ndline.tv.
Watch the live stream here.

This inaugural Bill Chat, The Decrepitude of Art, presented in collaboration with the Aspen Institute Arts Program, features Damian Woetzel (Director of The Aspen Institute Arts Program and former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer) in conversation with Bill T. Jones. This speaking program will focus on the pivotal years when modern performance was no longer looking towards classical forms and rules to dictate its working vocabulary. The relationship between Merce Cunningham and the traditional performance world will start the dialogue.

To reserve your seat, click here.

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During the annual APAP conference, the Suitcase Fund hosts current and new partners from the East and Central European region, including:

Mojca Jug, Bunker Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Marta Keil, EEPAP (East European Performing Arts Platform) (Poland)
Elianna Lilova, One Dance Week Festival (Bulgaria)
Cosmin Manolescu, Gabriela Tudor Foundation (Romania)
Anastasia Proshutinskaya, ZIL Culture Centre, Moscow (Russia)
Mira Todorova, One Dance Week Festival (Bulgaria)

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In partnership with Movement Research

Latvian artists Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics and Kristīne Vismane will be in residence in NYC through Movement Research MRX/Latvia from January 9-26, 2014. They will attend APAP performances their first weekend, will perform at Movement Research at Judson Church on Monday Jan 13 at 8pm and will attend MR MELT workshops for the weeks of Jan 13-17 and 20-24.

On Wednesday, Jan 22 both artists will have informal studio showings at the New York Live Arts studios at 7:30 pm. Immediately following the showing, the artists will engage in a short discussion about their work with the audience, moderated by Levi Gonzalez of Movement Research. 

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The Suitcase Fund hosts Saša Asentić for a two-week research residency in NYC from January 24-February 9, 2014, directly preceeding Saša's and Ana's presentation of the work On Trial Together on the Live Arts season (also supported by the Suitcase Fund). Dance of Precatiat (working title) will focus on the work of Workers Dance Movement in New York City in the 1930’s. The movement was a specific phenomenon in modern dance in the USA. It was formed by working class and immigrant dancers who were attracted to both the modern dance world and radical political activity. The research will examine the work of the Workers Dance League, New Dance Group and other groups and individuals whose focus was on political choreography, human condition, and struggle for social change.

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Driven by a distinct vision for reimagining classical ballet vocabulary in an ultra-post-modern framework, Tanowitz’s dances elegantly layer full-bodied dancing with a clear visual design. The Spectators continues Tanowitz’s investigation of dance steps as objects, and will explore decorative movements alongside practical and structural movements. 

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

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This showing is open to presenters by Invitation only.  
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Story/ (2013), the newest addition to the Company's Play and Play programcontinues the Company's exploration of the concepts used in 2012's Story/Time. Set to Schubert's Death and the Maiden, the work employs a random menu of movement that is interpreted by the music, thus crafting a lively conversation between the quartet and the choreography. The work will be performed to live music.

In his new work Analogy (working title) for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Bill T. Jones is in pursuit of the tantalizing promise of comparisons in lives experienced privately in time and place but are shared across generations and bodies publicly. Utilizing the writing style of W.G. Sebald, the compelling stories of Ambros Adelwarth in Sebald’s The Emigrants and family member Dora Amelan, Franz Schubert lieder, modern folk songs and new music by Ted Coffey, Jones is working to create a prismatic narrative in which the dancers, décor, text and music relate memory and histories both personal and universal, disparate and analogous. This work will premiere at Montclair State University as part of the Peak Performance Series on June 18, 2015.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

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James Baldwin, one of the most eminent and evocative American essayists, novelists and playwrights of the twentieth century, would have been ninety years old on August 2, 2014. New York Live Arts will observe the occasion by devoting its second Live Ideas to exploring the continuing pertinence of the achievement and the thinking of the prophetic author of seminal works like Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), Giovanni’s Room (1956), and The Fire Next Time (1963).

As with our 2013 survey of The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, this edition of the humanities festival will feature lectures, panels, performances and a full range of artistic responses.

For more information visit newyorklivearts.org/liveideas

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Astrid Kuljanic, Croatian singer and composer will present a special program of music which can be found on her new CD Manhattan Dream. She has been collaborating with some of the most inventive musicians of Croatia and Slovenia like Kruno Levacic and Matija Dedic and performed with extraordinary musicians like Charles Gayle and Roby Lakatos. She will share the stage with fellow artists, Andrew Shillito (guitar) and Peter Bull (double bass). The evening's music will be a combination of original music as well as some creative new arrangements of familiar jazz standards.

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Kyle Abraham, the 2013-2015 New York Live Arts Resident Commissioned Artist, is creating a four-work suite during his residency at Live Arts, set to premiere in Fall 2014. At Live Artery, he will be showing work-in-progress excerpts from When the Wolves Came In(working title), one of the works in the suite.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

When the Wolves Came In is commissioned and produced by New York Live Arts through its Resident Commissioned Artist Program, with lead support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional support is provided by MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital, and the New England Foundation for the Art's National Dance Project, both with major support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project is also underwritten, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

When the Wolves Came In is being developed, in part, through a residency at On The Boards, Seattle with support from the National Dance Project.

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A multi-media duet exploring relationship, Blue Room is a collaboration between Chinese artist Dai Jian and Russian-born Elena Demyanenko, recent alumni of Trisha Brown Dance Company. This evening of individual and paired works will unfold as a dialogue through myriad possible intricate and detailed existences. Two independent mindbodies with different backgrounds, behaviors, languages and cultures are sutured together, provoking a third presence unique to each performance.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

Blue Room is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.
 
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Everything looks like something. But apparently you can’t judge a book by its cover. Despite the interplay and disjunction between essence and appearance, all artistic work uses its perceptual surface (what it looks like, sounds like, feels like, …) as a means of transmission. The aesthetics of a work of art speak to the value systems of its author(s), which are in turn formed through the construction of such eternally slippery terms as beauty.


From once between is a new evening-length work by Jasperse in collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler. Jasperse seeks both to embrace and to resist the habits of his own history, to create a cross pollination or catalytic mating of sensibilities, where the work emerges out of the space between what seems to be distinct terrains.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.


From once between is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

From once between is supported by the American Dance Festival, MAP Fund, a project of Creative Capital, the National Endowment for the Arts and New Music USA. The work was developed, in part, through a residency at the American Dance Institute.

 

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Placed metaphorically in the ruins of a collapsed theater, OTRO TEATRO is achugar’s current search for another kind of theater; a ritual of becoming; an occasion for communion. OTRO TEATRO, a solo created and performed by achugar, is a dark rite of passage from destruction to rebuilding. It is a dance that is meant to be felt as it is seen, giving voice to the arcane spirit and desire of our uncivilized bodies.
 
Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

 
OTRO TEATRO is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by New York Live Arts in partnership with the Walker Art Center and NPN.

At New York Live Arts, OTRO TEATRO is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.
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Excerpts from You are my heat and glare and a new work-in-progress.

Suggested age for this work is 10 year and older.

“What are we made of but hunger and rage?” is a question provoked by Anne Carson’s poetic essay “The Anthropology of Water” and explored by “Bessie” award-winner Kimberly Bartosik in You are my heat and glare. This evening-length work unfolds in a series of viscerally provocative, mixed-genre duets for dancers, designers and voice artists, including a duet for light and body featuring Bartosik and her longtime collaborator Roderick Murray, who joins her onstage. Dancers Joanna Kotze and Marc Mann and singers Gelsey Bell and Dave Ruder complete the cast.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

You are my heat and glare is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

You are my heat and glare was created, in part, with support from the Jerome Foundation; New Music USA; FUSED, French US Exchange in Dance; and American Dance Abroad. The work was developed, in part, through creative residencies at Jacob’s Pillow, Mount Tremper Arts, Merce Cunningham Trust, and the Center for Performance Research.

 

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In i shot denzel, Acosta presents the sixth incarnation of a three-year series of “denzels.” The idea for this new work is to strip the work of other presences and create a physically “challenging” solo on his body exploring blackness
within the context of contemporary or classical movement.
 
Dworman’s New York Live Arts Commission, macromen, zooms in, on a micro scale, to physical states that construct theatricality in the body. Balletic postures are affected by abstract qualities and textures that explore virtuosity on a molecular level.
 
Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.
 
i shot denzel and macromen are commissioned by New York Live Arts and are made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.
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Excerpts from Energizer, Found Object  and Desert Sea. 

Energizer, a quartet featuring music by Mark Freedman and originally commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop in 1980, returns to the public eye in its entirety for the first time since 1982. Found Object is a new ensemble work commissioned by New York Live Arts featuring text instructions by John Guare, Joy Harjo and Rudy Wurlitzer; music by Erin Gee. The choreography of Desert Sea uses the meander of Navajo blanket weaving as an influence – the up, across, down, across, always at right angles- to give an impression of movement and the travel of people.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

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A Living Documentary is a comedic, no-nonsense reflection on the trials and tribulations of earning a living as a professional theater artist in the 21st century. Intertwining elements of musical comedy, autobiography, documentary and fiction, A Living Documentary intersperses live interviews with portrayals of semi-fictional comedic characters, all the while asking myriad questions about the realities of professional artistic life in New York City.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

A Living Documentary is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. This work was developed, in part, through a residency at The Watermill Center, in partnership with New York Live Arts and Bunker (Slovenia) through the Suitcase Fund.

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In New Work for the Desert Beth Gill teams up with performers Danielle Goldman, Jennifer Lafferty, Heather Lang, Marilyn Maywald, Kayvon Pourazar and Stuart Singer and lighting designer Thomas Dunn to build a space in which light is alive, space is vast and the body struggles through form, gesture and contact to express something real and fictitious, old and new, foreign and familiar... all at the same time.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

New Work for the Desert is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

The work was developed, in part, through residencies at Mount Tremper Arts with support from New York State DanceForce, and at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with New York Live Arts.
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Excerpts from Fire Underground.

Fire Underground, DUC’s newest work that premiered at New York Live Arts in 2013, draws from Uchizono’s harrowing experience of a complex international adoption process. Featuring a cast of five performers, the multi-layered work is designed as a series of “salon” style performances that illuminate the complex crises of our time and the interconnections that bind us as we witness the courage to be human.

Live Artery is an annual event at New York Live Arts during the APAP conference, connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant, nationwide network in support of compelling artists and ideas.

Fire Underground is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

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Donna Uchizono Company Trailer from New York Live Arts on Vimeo.

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Join us as CO/LAB brings art to life on stage! This fall our actors explored the fundamentals of improvisation and acting and over the course of the semester, we devised scenes around a painting, sculpture or photograph.  We took inspiration from existing material and then let our imaginations soar! Through this process, we focused on building characters, environments and dialogue while supporting each scene as an ensemble. Each actor has a chance to take on the role of actor, write and director throughout the devising process, creating a show that is completely their own. We are excited to share this piece, Sunday in the park with CO/LAB with family, friends, and community members.

[artist_ID] => 217 [event_dates_description] => Dec 22 at 2:30pm and 5pm [event_prices] => $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000001eEFhEAM [event_dates] => [["12\/22\/2013","12\/22\/2013"]] [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/Colabprofile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 0 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1718 [remote_ID] => 371 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => colabgallery1-1384381885.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 370 [event_name] => Noctua, Corvus, Hydra, Filis [event_url] => kiki-smith [event_description] =>

The Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts currently features Noctua, Corvus, Hydra, Filis, a commissioned, site-specific work by celebrated artist Kiki Smith. The monumental mural occupies a prominent wall in the New York Live Arts lobby, and is also visible from the street.

Noctua, Corvus, Hydra, Filis is a collage made from ink on Nepal paper with mica and methylcellulose glue. The mural features Hydra, the water snake (the largest constellation in the sky), with Corvus, the crow, Noctua, the owl, and Filis, the cat. The work brings whimsical visualizations to constellations that brighten the dark night sky.

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Presented as part of the 2013 Queer New York International Arts Festival. Reservations can be made online. $10 suggested donations accepted at the door, cash only.

 
A special performance event created as a tribute to André von Ah, with elements from Raimund Hoghe’s homage-performance works on Judy Garland, Maria Callas, Joseph Schmidt and others. This very special work will be presented only one time.
 

The 2013 Queer New York International Arts Festival is dedicated to the memory of André von Ah (March 20, 1987-September 11, 2013), co-founder and curator of QNYIA. A research and development grant supporting queer art has been established in his name.
www.queerny.org

André von Ah (1987-2013), from São Paulo, Brazil, studied philosophy and literature at University of São Paulo. Later, he studied art history at the Paris IV La Sorbonne University in Paris. He was a contributor to Mix Brasil–a Festival of Sexual Diversity (2006-2007). Hewas head of communications, art director, and curator at the Domino Association in Croatia for six years, where he edited several books and magazines and collaborated on the Queer Zagreb Festival from 2007 to 2013. von Ah worked as an independent graphic designer for numerous international arts organizations and artists. As a blogger he wrote for the Huffington Post, among other publications and sites. He co-founded the Queer New York International Arts Festival with Zvonimir Dobrović.

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New York Live Arts and Le Train Bleu Present the perfect kick off to the week with Sound Bar.  Join us at the Live Gallery Cafe in our lobby for Live Music and happy hour specials on Mondays in November.

The Sandbox Percussion Quartet program will feature:

Music for Pieces of Wood - Steve Reich
Living Room Music - John Cage
Improvisation - Sandbox Percussion
Life is [ ] - Jason Treuting
June - Jason Treuting
Extremes - Jason Treuting
Drumming - Steve Reich

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New York Live Arts and Le Train Bleu Present the perfect kick off to the week with Sound Bar. Join us at the Live Gallery Cafe, in our lobby for Live Music and happy hour specials on Mondays in November.

Five of the selections will be pieces from a larger work composed by Aaron Irwin which are inspired by the twelve published short stories by Breece D’J Pancake. Breece (Dexter John) Pancake (1952-1979), was an American short story author who was a native of West Virginia. He wrote one published book of short stories that was published posthumously after he shot himself at the age of 26. Pancake’s stories lay out a world located in the hills of West Virginia – “the pockets of neglected farm and mining country where people lose their livelihoods, their friends and lovers, their land and their birthrights, but remain stubbornly hewn in place”. Critical praise for his work has been nearly universal. Critics have found parallels between his work and that of Flannery O'Connor, Sherwood Anderson, John Steinbeck, James Joyce, and Ernest Hemingway.

These selections include:
Trilobites
A Room Forever
The Honored Dead
The Scrapper
Time and Again

Critically acclaimed saxophonist, multi-woodwind player, and composer, Aaron Irwin has emerged as a new and unique voice of his generation. His debut album Into the Light was hailed by the New Yorker magazine as being one of the ten best jazz recordings of 2006 alongside such artists such as Ornette Coleman, Joe Lovano, and Paul Motian. His playing has been described by Jazz Times as “generat[ing] thoughtful dialogs, crunchy little grooves, and moments of great emotive power.”

He can be heard on concert stages, jazz clubs, dive bars, and Broadway pit orchestras. He is on faculty teaching woodwind classes at the British International School in Manhattan, Bank Street School and Rutgers University in Camden, NJ. He also was featured in jazz author Cicily Janus’ new 2010 book The New Face of Jazz (Billboard Books) and has a new CD, Ordinary Lives, coming out this fall on the Fresh Sound/New Talent label. www.AaronIrwin.com

Trombonist Matthew McDonald has performed at numerous jazz festivals and conferences, including the Spoleto Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Montreaux Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and IAJE. Since moving to New York in 2003, he has performed with many different ensembles including the Max Weinberg Big Band, Smoke Big Band, Birdland Big Band, Fat Cat Big Band, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and Ken Peplowski’s Kingdom of Swing. In 2007, he was invited to perform with his own quartet in Manizales and Medellin, Colombia as one of the “Promising Artists of the 21st Century.” He received his Bachelor of music at DePaul University in Chicago, his Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, as well as receiving his Artist Diploma from the Juilliard School, studying with Wycliffe Gordon. He maintains a busy schedule as a sideman for many of New York’s finest bands and ensembles

Jazz guitarist Pete McCann has been an integral part of the New York City scene for 20 years. He currently leads an exciting new group of New York's finest jazz artists on his latest CD, Extra Mile, on Nineteen-Eight Records. McCann's other releases, Most Folks, You Remind Me of Someone, Parable, have been widely praised by top jazz critics.

McCann is one of the first-call sidemen in New York. He works in several groups including the Patti Austin band, Grace Kelly Quintet, Chris Tarry Quintet, Melissa Stylianou group, Dan Willis Sextet, Aimee Allen Trio, and Alison Wedding's group. Pete has performed with some of the greats in jazz: Kenny Wheeler, Dave Liebman, Lee Konitz, Kenny Garrett, Peter Erskine, Gary Thomas, Greg Osby, Brian Blade, and the Maria Schneider Orchestra. He has appeared on over 60 CDs including: Almost Certainly Dreaming, Chris Tarry group; I Think It's Going To Rain Today, Curtis Stigers; The Other Side of Ellington, The Palmetto All-Stars; Standard Wonder (The Music of Stevie Wonder), Dave Pietro; Round 'Bout Now, George Schuller; andPhase 2, Mahavishnu Project.

Pete's playing encompasses a wide variety of musical styles and genres -- Straight-ahead, Post-Bop, Avant-Garde, Latin, Jazz-Rock Fusion. He has performed throughout the US, Canada and Europe from clubs to jazz festivals, musicals, award shows, and even an opera.

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New York Live Arts and Le Train Bleu Present the perfect kick off to the week with Sound Bar.  Join us at the Live Gallery Cafe, in our lobby for Live Music and happy hour specials on Mondays in November.

Two world premieres by The Brothers Balliett
BRAD BALLIETT Concerto Grosso
DOUG BALLIETT New rap cantata

performers to include:
Brad Balliett, bassoon
Doug Balliett, double bass
Catherine Gregory, flute
Megan Levin, harp
Colin Davin, guitar

Doug Balliett’s prolific career spans classical performance, composition, rap, rock, spoken word, period performance, and conducting. His compositions have been heard around the world, ranging from solo instrumental works in Lincoln Center to a full-scale hip-hopera at the Lucerne Festival. New York ensembles that have recently performed his work include Ensemble ACJW, The Millennials, The Colonials, Deviant Septet, and DZ4. Doug holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a master’s degree in historical performance from The Juilliard School. He has performed as solo or principal bassist with Ensemble Modern, San Antonio Symphony, Metropolis Ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, Talea Ensemble, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Arcadia Players, and Pink Martini. As part of The Oracle Hysterical, he and his collaborators have presented hip-hoperas, art-rock song cycles, rap cantatas, and other genre-bending works all over America and Europe. Doug co-hosts The Brothers Balliett radio show with his twin brother Brad Balliett on WQXR’s Q2 new music channel. As part of his Ensemble ACJW program, he teaches in the Bronx at MS 244 The New School for Leadership and the Arts.

New York City-based bassoonist and composer Brad Balliett is gaining a reputation for unusual and thought-provoking programming, performance and composition. Principal bassoon of the Princeton Symphony, Brad performs regularly with Metropolis Ensemble, Signal, Decoda, and Ensemble ACJW, and has performed at festivals including Marlboro, Tanglewood, June in Buffalo, and Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommen. Formerly acting principal of the Hartford Symphony, Brad has also appeared as principal bassoon with the Houston Symphony and American Ballet Theater, and has performed with the New York City Ballet, International Contemporary Ensemble, Anthony Braxton, Zakir Hussain, and Miguel Zenon. Brad is an alumni of Carnegie Hall’s The Academy, and is a founding member of Decoda, the Deviant Septet, and DZ4. Brad graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in 2005, and holds an MM from Rice University. Brad is also active as a composer, and makes hip-hop albums with his band The Oracle Hysterical. Brad also hosts a weekly radio show on WQXR’s online channel, Q2, called The Brothers Balliett.

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ACB Dance Company is an emerging dance company. This performance was made possible in part by Career Transition for Dancers (CT4D).  ACB Dance Company would like to dedicate this show to CT4D in order to raise awareness about their organization and help dancers in the NYC dance community.

The performance consists of three different acts, featuring six pieces from the company’s repertoire. Performed by ten dancers from the ACB Dance Company and guest artists, each piece is varied from the next and is compelling on its own.

The program for the evening is as follows:

Accused (Variation B) Music: Double Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra by Philip Glass

Heroic Departure Music: Atlas of Somewhere (On the Way to Howland Island):11.Islanded in a Stream of Stars; Contemporaneous & David Bloom, on Stream of Stars-Music of Dylan Mattingly

“The stars seemed near enough to touch and never before have I seen so many. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night.”-Amelia Earheart

Lifeline Music: Adiemus Variations 1-111, Karl Jenkins “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”-Aristotle

Banshee’s Lamentation Music: Lyric Trio, Op. 710:1.Red Darkness; Carson Cooman

Tintinnabuli Music: Tabula Rasa; Arvo Part

“No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” -John Donne, 1624

From the Latin tintinnabulum, a bell, Tintinnabuli is a compositional style created by the Estonian composer Arvo Part. Musically, Part’s tintinnabular music is characterized by two types of voices, the “tintinnabular voice” arpeggiates the tonic triad, and the second of which moves diatonically in stepwise motion.

Inishlacken Music: Danny Boy, Sinead O’Connor; Celtic Harp and Pan Flute, Kitaro; Inishlacken, Bill Whelan 

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Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall
 
 
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Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
 
The MCA’s annual conversation on museums, diversity, and inclusion will feature Bill T. Jones this year.  For this discussion, Jones considers how we can respond to the question of diversity and inclusion as citizens of the world at a time when the very notions of race and culture are shifting profoundly.
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The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at the University of Houston
 
In his Mitchell Lecture, Jones will discuss his significant legacy of interdisciplinary collaboration over the course of his career, including artistic partnerships with Louise Nevelson, Kiki Smith, Toni Morrison, Jessye Norman, Keith Haring, and dozens of others.
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A piece about rhythm, harmony and destruction, transcendental preparatory exercise no. 6 “while in a vigil through pastoral antiquity, so the forest trembles” represents a return to the history of theater, revisiting its dramaturgical evolution from Greek Drama to Wagner’s operas. For the Studio Series showing, Ulerio will present the work in its early stages of the creative process, opening it up to commentary. A recollection of material and ideals which Ulerio has been exploring over the course of the past two years, the movement vocabulary draws from Dominican Folklore as well as rhythmical clashes and similarities within the Cunningham Technique’s approach to movement.    

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process talks moderated by Daria Fain (Friday) and Joanna Kotze (Saturday).

Studio Series is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Jerome Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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Nocturnal Disciplines [event_url] => studio_series_mariana_valencia [event_description] =>

Nocturnal Disciplines consideres the periphery as central and the center as strange; three bodies energize the strangeness between frame and framed.
 

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

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

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process Talks moderated by Neil Goldberg.

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

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process Talks moderated by Claudia LaRocco. 

Studio Series is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Jerome Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foundation for Contemporary Art.

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Sister to a Fiend (working title) will be a new, ritualistic dance for three performers that reveals the secret and magic rites of a closed culture of three potent, feminine and liminal creatures and the psychic landscape they occupy. 

Sister to a Fiend, collides the dance form with “known cultures/almost references.” Oblique inspirations (the “almost references”) include dance scenes from films, including the strange and awkward, sexy dance from Vampyros Lesbos, and the solo at the lonely disco in Claire Denis’s film, Beau Travail; the work of conceptual clothing designer Martin Margiela; and Mary Shelley's FrankensteinSister to a Fiend will be performed by Erin Beneze, Ashley Handel and Rebecca Warner.

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process Talks moderated by Jen Rosenblit (Jan 31) and Jeanine Durning (Feb 1).

Sister to a Fiend was developed in part during a residency at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, NY.  Sister to a Fiend was made possible, in part, through The Movement Research Artist-in-Residence Program, funded, in part, by the Jerome Foundation and the Davis/Dauray Family Fund. Sister to a Fiend was supported, in part, through a commission from New York Live Arts’ Studio Series program with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Sister to a Fiend was also developed, in part, at The MacDowell Colony and Djerassi Resident Artists Program.

Studio Series is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process Talks moderated by luciana achugar. 

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

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-process talks moderated by Gwen Welliver (Friday) and Jules Rosskam (Saturday).

Studio Series is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Jerome Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff.

In-Process Talks moderated by Melanie Maar (Friday) and Cori Olinghouse (Saturday).

Studio Series is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foundation for Contemporary Art.

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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” (NY 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. Spring performances feature works by Ivy Baldwin, Movement Research Artist-In-Residence; Souleymane Badolo, Guest Artist; Neil Greenberg, Lang faculty; and student works created in Rebecca Stenn’s Choreographic Research course. All works will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College dance program

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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” (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 fall performances will highlight choreographers Faye Driscoll and Sally Silvers, and student-choreographed works created in Miguel Gutierrez’s Choreographic Research course. All works will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College dance program.

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Journal to Journey is a six-month program that culminates in a showcase performance of new solo works created by young poets. These new solo works by young poets navigate a path through hurt and hope on a journey towards self. Equipped with pen as compass and journal as road map, they discover that life is full of moments that will carry you as far and deep as you are willing to go. Featured Poets: Maurisa Fraser, Kearah Armonie, Briannah Hagger, Ashley August; Apprentice Poets: Anthony Ragler & Beau Caesar and special appearance by Kwame Sparkes. Now in it’s sixth year, Journal to Journey has been at the cutting edge of youth development in the fine arts.

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Cynthia Hopkins will continue developing her newest work, A Living Documentary, through The Watermill Center’s Residency Program. A comedic, no-nonsense reflection on the trials and tribulations of earning a living as a professional theater artist in the 21st century, A Living Documentary intertwines elements of musical comedy, autobiography, documentary and fiction. Interspersing live interviews with portrayals of semi-fictional comedic characters, the work poses myriad questions about the realities of professional artistic life in New York City. In residence at WMC November 19 – December 11, Hopkins will present the work in-progress at WMC December 7, and, following a one-week technical residency in the Live Arts theater, will present the world premiere at New York Live Arts March 5, 2014.

Hopkins’ residency at the WMC in partnership with New York Live Arts reflects New York Live Arts’ commitment to expanding its Studio Series residency program through off-site institutional partnerships, offering high level resources and support for the artists they commission.

At New York Live Arts, A Living Documentary is supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Jerome Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Art and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund. The work was developed, in part, through a Suitcase Fund residency at Bunker, Ljublana, Slovakia, with support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding.

Public funding for The Watermill Center Artist Residency Program is provided by Suffolk County and is made possible by The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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BalletNext, led by acclaimed dancer Michele Wiles, will present a program of three original works  by choreographer and former American Ballet Theatre dancer, Brian Reeder.  The program includes the world premiere of Surmisable Units in which the dancers’ technically inventive movements are performed to music by Steve Reich; the New York premiere of Different Homes, a pas de deux which never allows the dancers to touch hands, set to music by Benjamin Britten; and Picnic (2012) a "vividly, stylishly composed” ballet (The New York Times)  inspired by the 1975 filmPicnic at Hanging Rock,  set to music by Dmitri Shostakovitch. Live music will accompany the dancers by the BalletNext Ensemble led by noted Israeli cellist Elad Kabilio and featuring Julliard pianist, Ben Laude.
 
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The Barnard Project, now in its ninth season, continues to work with New York Live Arts to connect students to the world of professional dance by commissioning premieres from cutting-edge choreographers. This November, marking the first international collaboration between Barnard and the Suitcase Fund, New York Live Arts’ international cultural exchange program, students create an unforgettable experience with these celebrated artists: the “wünderkind of South African dance,” Boyzie Cekwana; Lance Gries, whose work possesses a compelling sense of “intimacy, immediacy, and vulnerability”; Annie-B Parson, known for her “freewheeling brilliance”; and Donna Uchizono, who brings to dance an “arresting beauty and an appetite for the imperfections of human life."

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The Children's Musical Theater Festival is 10-day performance based theater program. Students cast in the Festival will have the opportunity to originate roles in new musical works by up-and-coming theater writers.

Buy tickets for We Are Monsters here.

Buy tickets for Flight of the Lawnchair Man here.

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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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Play and Play: an Evening of Movement and Music (2012) features a collection of works set to chamber music, including D-Man in the Waters, Spent Days Out Yonder and Continuous Replay, performed with a new musical score. All performances of the program in New York and on tour will be accompanied by live music.

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.”

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, Continuous Replay 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.

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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"Working with Bill so far has been nothing less than miraculous. We listen to one another and then each of us makes bold suggestions." - Anne Bogart

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. 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.

A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A Rite was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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. 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.”

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, Continuous Replay 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.

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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Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s 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 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."

Body Against Body was comissioned by the ICA/Boston.

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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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Play and Play: an Evening of Movement and Music (2012) features a collection of works set to chamber music, including D-Man in the Waters, Spent Days Out Yonder, and Continuous Replay, performed with a new musical score. All performances of the program in New York and on tour will be accompanied by live music.

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.”

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, Continuous Replay 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.

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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"Working with Bill so far has been nothing less than miraculous. We listen to one another and then each of us makes bold suggestions." - Anne Bogart

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. Called “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.

A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A Rite was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional commissioning support provided by: The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.

 
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AERA, an aerial dance company, is premiering a new show COVERED SKY.

COVERED SKY is a descent inwards to wear out the veils we use to hide.

Let go, fall in, tear away.
The moonlight mouth speaks the babble of that calling.
Float down to the bottom.
Nothing else points here.
A fire burns.
Do you like what you see?

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/Time: Study I (2013), a site-specific work created exclusively for CounterPULSE, the home for grassroots arts and culture in San Francisco, draws from the choreographic and creative principles introduced in Story/Time. Inspired by John Cage’s Indeterminacy, /Time: Study I employs chance procedure and features an original and often minimal and shifting score by collaborator Ted Coffey.

 
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"Working with Bill so far has been nothing less than miraculous. We listen to one another and then each of us makes bold suggestions." - Anne Bogart

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. 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.

A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A Rite was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional commissioning support provided by: The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.

 
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New Work for the Desert is New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award winning choreographer Beth Gill’s upcoming performance, which will premiere this spring at New York Live Arts. This evening length, impressionistic dance abstracts the themes of ambition, journey and love within an aesthetic world inspired by Trisha Brown’s 1987 masterpiece Newark and the natural landscape of the United States’ Southwest desert.

Collaborating artists include lighting designer Thomas Dunn and longtime composer Jon Moniaci, who received a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award for his work on Gill’s Electric Midwife. Gill and Dunn are transforming New York Live Arts’ theater into a reflective white box space, which shifts through saturated color fields reminiscent of the desert’s visually dramatic transformations. Moniaci’s composition, which is performed live, further activates the visceral presence of the theater through vibration and the localization of sound. Immersed in this environment, each dancer struggles differently within the rigidity of the form, to claim gestures and unlock expression.

Mar 20 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: New Work for the Desert and The Dances of Beth Gill moderated by Eleanor Bauer

Mar 21 Stay Late Discussion: Under the Influence of Light John Jasperse in conversation with Beth Gill

Please join us on March 22 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with
Beth Gill. For more information click here.

New Work for the Desert is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

The work was developed, in part, through residencies at Mount Tremper Arts with support from New York State DanceForce; the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with New York Live Arts; the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography in partnership with The Hatchery Project funded primarily through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and with additional funding by the National Endowment for the Arts; and a MASS Manufacturing program residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) supported in part by The Vermont Performance Lab in partnership with The Hatchery Project.

 

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The March 6 will be live streamed in collaboration with live streaming startup 2ndline.tv.

Called a “breathtaking visionary” by TimeOut New York, Hopkins presents her sixth and newest evening-length work, a comedic, no-nonsense reflection on the trials and tribulations of earning a living as a professional theater artist in the 21st centuryIntertwining elements of musical comedy, documentary and fiction, A Living Documentary intersperses autobiographical storytelling with portrayals of semi-fictional comedic characters, all the while asking myriad questions about the realities of professional artistic life in New York City. A veritable departure from past works, A Living Documentary presents a stripped-down, one-woman-show, in which Hopkins plays both herself and an eclectic cast of characters. Featuring a number of Hopkins’ original compositions, both live and recorded music will accompany the work.

 

Mar 6 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: The Truth Behind A Living Documentary moderated by Paul Lazar

Mar 7 Stay Late DiscussionNo-nonsense - Discussing the Economy of Art-Making Annie-B Parson in conversation with Cynthia Hopkins

Please join us on March 8 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with Cynthia Hopkins. For more information click here.

A Living Documentary is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. This work was developed, in part, through a residency at The Watermill Center, in partnership with New York Live Arts and Bunker (Slovenia) through the Suitcase Fund.

 

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Placed metaphorically in the ruins of a collapsed theater, OTRO TEATRO is achugar’s current search for another kind of theater; a ritual of becoming; an occasion for communion. OTRO TEATRO, a solo created and performed by achugar, is a dark rite of passage from destruction to rebuilding. It is a dance that is meant to be felt as it is seen, giving voice to the arcane spirit and desire of our uncivilized bodies.
 

Apr 3 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Voicing the Spirit of OTRO TEATRO moderated by Marya Warshaw, Founding Executive Director of Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Apr 4 Stay Late Discussion: Theater of Ritual and Desire, Ralph Lemon in conversation with luciana achugar

OTRO TEATRO is a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund Project co-commissioned by New York Live Arts in partnership with the Walker Art Center and NPN. This project is made possible in part by support from the NPN Performance Residency Program. Major contributors include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency). For more information: www.npnweb.org.
 
At New York Live Arts, OTRO TEATRO is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund. It was developed, in part, through the New York Live Arts' Studio Series.

OTRO TEATRO is also supported, in part, by the Jerome Foundation; The Field's 2013 Field Dance Fund; the Mertz Gilmore Foundation; MAP Fund, a program of Creative Capital; and the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

OTRO TEATRO was developed, in part, through an LMCC commission and an artist residency in 2013 and 2014 as part of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Extended Life Dance Development program; and the Hatchery Project, a collaborative residency initiative between The Chocolate Factory, Live Arts Brewery/Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography at Florida State University, and Vermont Performance Lab, and is made possible with major funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and additional support by the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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Suggested age for this work is 10 and up.

New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning performer and choreographer Kimberly Bartosik’s You are My Heat and Glare unfolds in a series of viscerally provocative, mixed-genre duets for dancers, designers and voice artists. This evening-length work features a unique duet for Bartosik and her longtime collaborator, lighting designer Roderick Murray, who joins her onstage. Inspired by Anne Carson’s poetic essay “The Anthropology of Water”, the work grapples with the rawness of intimacy, asking: What are we made of but hunger and rage? Dancers Joanna Kotze and Marc Mann and singers Gelsey Bell and Dave Ruder complete the extraordinary cast.

Feb 27 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Comprised of Duets: Considering the Performance of Intimacy moderated by Nicole Birmann Bloom (Program Officer, Dance and Theater, French Cultural Services) 

Feb 28 Stay Late DiscussionCreating You are my heat and glare moderated by Dean Moss in conversation with Kimberly Bartosik
 
You are my heat and glare is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

You are my heat and glare was created, in part, with support from the Jerome Foundation; New Music USA; FUSED, French US Exchange in Dance; and American Dance Abroad. The work was developed, in part, through creative residencies at Jacob’s Pillow, Mount Tremper Arts, Merce Cunningham Trust, and the Center for Performance Research.

 

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Described as a hybrid performance between theater, choreography and a social experiment, Serbian artists Saša Asentić and Ana Vujanović engage the audience through a social role play and live action game structure where audience members are, each one, actor, participant and catalyst for change. On Trial Together has been shown in Berlin, Germany and Novi Sad, Serbia and was developed, in part, through New York Live Arts’ Suitcase Fund international cultural exchange program.

On Trial Together was developed, in part, under the auspices of The Suitcase Fund, the international cultural exchange program of New York Live Arts, with support from The Trust for Mutual Understanding. 

 

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The April 10 performance will be live streamed in collaboration with live streaming startup 2ndline.tv.
 
The eagerly anticipated reconstruction of Son of Gone Fishin’ (1981), Brown’s first musical collaboration, features original music from Robert Ashley’s, Atalanta. According to Brown, Son of Gone Fishin’ reaches the “apogee of complexity in [her] work.” This diabolically complex choreographic structure is belied by the constant ebb and flow of six dancers accompanied by musical arrangements from orchestral parts of three operas in Ashley’s Atalanta. The performances at Live Arts will debut newly created costumes by original costume designer Judith Shea, inspired by her archival design notes. Archival notes from the original collaboration, featuring a set by Donald Judd, will also be presented online.

Also newly reconstructed, Solo Olos (1976) is a section of Brown’s Line Up, a series of dances created at a point in Brown’s choreographic career when she was exploring a concept she called “Pure Movement,” which denotes movement free of other connotations. Epitomizing the rigor and play in Brown’s work, Solo Olos utilizes a brilliant network of interconnected phrases danced both forwards and backwards. As a “Caller” gives directions to the performers, an impromptu composition is revealed. As described by Deborah Jowitt in The Village Voice, Solo Olos is as beautiful and subtly shaped as water rippling over stones. Like the title, the movements flow along, pause, and then reverse.”

Rogues (2011) was recently described as “[s]implest and best…[a]s they tipped, stepped, rotated and twisted, their dancing celebrated life rather than artifice” by Alastair Macaulay in The New York Times following its premiere at the Fall for Dance Festival. This duet for two men explores unison movement and aberration. With original music by Alvin Curran, costumes by Kay Voyce and lights by John Torres, Rogues  “enthrallingly display[s] how an impulse that begins in a shift of the torso or a lift of the arm can create a momentum that the body, effortlessly it seems, converts into a phrase of shape and texture” (The New York Times).

Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503 (1980) is Brown’s “breathtaking” (The New York Times) collaboration with Japanese fog artist Fujiko Nakaya. This mysterious piece that flirts with perception and illusion features four dancers moving through Nakaya’s fog “cloud sculpture,” which creates sound as water passes through high-pressure nozzles. The movement reflects the delicate balance of the air surrounding the dancers, both constantly changing form and drifting off. Part of Brown’s “Unstable Molecular Structure” cycle, Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503 features costumes by Judith Shea and lights by Beverly Emmons. 
 

View the Archival Tumblr

Apr 7 at 4pm Tech Talk: Tech Talk: Behind the Scenes of Opal Loop/Cloud Installation #72503 in the Live Arts Theater, followed by a Q&A in the lobby

Apr 10 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Diane Madden (Associate Artistic Director, TBDC) in dialogue with costume designer Judith Shea

Apr 11 Stay Late Discussion: TBDC dancers in conversation with Associate Artistic Directors, Diane Madden and Carolyn Lucas, moderated by Lee Serle

April 8 – 13 Archival Film and Installation: Film and materials from the Trisha Brown Dance Company Archive will be on view throughout the Live Arts Lobby

Please join us on April 12 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with Trisha Brown Dance Company. For more information click here.

 

 

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Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s 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 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."

Body Against Body was comissioned by the ICA/Boston.

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A duet exploring relationship, Blue Room is a collaboration between Chinese artist Dai Jian and Russian-born Elena Demyanenko, recent alumni of Trisha Brown Dance Company. This evening of individual and paired works will unfold as a dialogue through myriad possible intricate and detailed existences. Two independent mindbodies with different backgrounds, behaviors, languages and cultures are sutured together, provoking a third presence unique to each performance.
 

Feb 13 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation Seeing, Making, Talking moderated by Jean Butler 

Feb 14 Stay Late DiscussionProvoking the Third Presence within the Duet Form moderated by Jon Kinzel in conversation with Elena Demyanenko and Dai Jian

Blue Room is commissioned by New York Live Arts and is made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.
 
Blue Room was developed, in part, through New York Live Arts’ Studio Series program with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

 

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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 hilarious, 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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Former Fresh Tracks artist (2011) niv Acosta and dancer-choreographer Tess Dworman present a shared evening. In i shot denzel, Acosta presents the sixth incarnation of a three-year series of “denzels.” The concept for this new work is to strip the work of past presences and create a physically “challenging” solo on his body exploring black masculinity within the context of contemporary or "classical" movement.
 
Dworman’s New York Live Arts Commission, macromen, zooms in, on a micro scale, to physical states that construct theatricality in the body. Balletic postures are affected by abstract qualities and textures that explore virtuosity on a molecular level.


Come Early Video Installation created by Anna Pinkas and Lani Rodriguez 
(on view Thursday Jan. 30th - Sat. Feb. 1st)

Friday, Jan. 31 - Stay Late Discussion: none-other: regarding the alien and the uncanny in the work of niv Acosta and Tess Dworman moderated by Marissa Perel
 
i shot denzel and macromen are commissioned by New York Live Arts and are made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation and by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

 

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A multi-day event at New York Live Arts connecting dance and body-based artists, curators and presenters, Live Artery fuels a vibrant international network in support of compelling artists and ideas. This season’s series will feature a work-in-process showing by New York Live Arts Resident Commissioned Artist Kyle Abraham as well as showcases by other season artists. 

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Featuring new work by choreographers Martita Abril, Maximilian Balduzzi, Ben Grinberg & Nick Gillette, Daniel Holt, Leslie Parker and Gabrielle Revlock.

Martita Abril
Ripping Up the Finish is inspired by the behavior of a plastic bag in motion, what provokes it to move and the different qualities it acquires from external forces.
 
Maximilian Balduzzi
REQUIEM/Imposter is a study on loss and transformation that challenges the inevitability of mortality.
 
Ben Grinberg & Nick Gillette
Communitas is a duet at the intersection of dance and theater which explores balance, stability and exhaustion.
 
Daniel Holt
A Monk’s Quantum Dinner with Andre is a fusion of krump, popping, contemporary and house vocabularies that physicalizes the intent and conversation at the quantum level of the body.
 
Leslie Parker
Crossroads/Gateways draws upon the sacred and traditional and examines the potential to affirm and reposition black identity in America.
 
Gabrielle Revlock
Halo is an intimate and sensual solo that explores the fields of energy around the dancing body through the use of a hula hoop.
 
 
The 2013-14 Fresh Tracks artists come from a diverse range of movement backgrounds, defining new terrain in contemporary dance, acrobatic physical theater, krump and popping.  These six emerging choreographers were selected by the 2013 Fresh Tracks audition panel Kyle Abraham, Paisid Aramphongphan, Ephrat Asherie, Leah Cox, Boo Froebel, Wendy Perron, Carla Peterson and Vicky Shick.

 

Thu Dec 19 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Considering the Field for Emerging Choreographers moderated by Benjamin Kimitch, Producing Associate/Assistant to the Artistic Director with Yve Laris Cohen, Marjani Forte and Jen Rosenblit.

The Fresh Tracks Program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council and Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn.

 

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Donna Uchizono Company (DUC) presents new and reworked eveninglength works. Fire Underground, DUC’s newest work, draws from Uchizono’s harrowing experience of a complex international adoption process. Featuring a cast of five performers, the multi-layered work is designed as a series of “salon” style performances that illuminate the complex crises of our time and the interconnections that bind us as we witness the courage to be human. State of Heads, a work for three dancers that premiered at Dance Theater Workshop in 1999 and was last seen on the New York Live Arts stage last April as part of Live Ideas: The Worlds of Oliver Sacks, features an original sound-score by “Bessie” award-winning artist James Lo and explores the concept of disjointedness and the passage of time.


Not appropriate for Children under 11.

Dec 4 Stay Late Discussion: Behind Fire Underground with Donna Uchizono Company moderated by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Producing Associate at New York Live Arts

Dec 5 at 5:30pm Come Early Panel Conversation: Making Dances in the ‘90s Through Today’s Lens moderated by Carla Peterson in dialogue with Tere O’Connor, John Jasperse, RoseAnne Spradlin, and Donna Uchizono 


Please join us on November 30 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with Donna Uchizono. For more information click here.

Fire Underground is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

 

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Co-presented with Performa as part of Performa 13.
 
Choreographer Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater is a collaboration between Bel and 11 actors from Zurich’s Theater Hora, Switzerland’s best-known professional theater company comprised of actors with learning and mental disabilities. With Disabled Theater, Bel opens up a space where disability is not expelled from visual and discursive practices, nor hidden behind the screen of political correctness. Instead, he places it squarely at the center of a discourse that has a bearing on both the aesthetic and political dimensions.

Sparking both debate and praise across Europe, the work was a sensation at Documenta 13. Roberta Smith of the New York Times dubbed it “transcendent art,” adding that she “started shocked and disoriented and ended up completely caught up in it and grateful for what it revealed to me about what is often called ‘our common humanity.”

Nov 14 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Otherly Abled Bodies in Performance, Bill Shannon (Visual Artist and Choreographer) in conversation with Sunaura Taylor (Painter and Activist for Disability and Animal Rights).

Nov 16 Stay Late Discussion: Theater, Discomfort, and the Making of  Disabled Theater, Carla Peterson, Artistic Director of New York Live Arts in dialogue with Jérôme Bel. 

This presentation of Disabled Theater is made possible, in part, with support from Pro Helvetia and FACE, French American Cultural Exchange.

 

 

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“How does an individual decision open the possibility for collective action? What do we strive for, or against? Who do we give our consent to? Must we disobey democracy? How do we build a controversialist community?”
– Maud Le Pladec


A new work by up and coming French dancer-choreographer Maud Le Pladec, DEMOCRACY is a part of a three-part series titled To Bang on a Can. The work explores the relationship between sound and gesture using atonality and breaks in form, and is performed to the live music of Julia Wolfe, one of the founders of the music group “Bang on a Can” and Italian composer, Francesco Filidei. This work, along with Alain Buffard’s, will be part of the month-long, multi-venue French-American Dance Festival taking place throughout the month of May 2014 in New York.

May 8 Come Early Conversation: Between Sound and Gesture moderated by Nicole Birmann Bloom, Program Officer, Dance and Theater, Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York

May 9 Stay Late Discussion: Dialogues on DEMOCRACY Maud Le Pladec in conversation with Daria Fain, Co-founder and Co-director of The Prosodic Body

The performance of Democracy is part of
DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas
New York
May 1st-18, 2014

Organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States
www.frenchculture.org

With the support of FUSED: French – US Exchange in Dance, a program of the National Dance Project (NDP), the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and FACE, French American Cultural Exchange.

DEMOCRACY is also supported for this US tour by Institut français, Ville de Rennes, Rennes Métropole and by SPEDIDAM.

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Big Dance Theater’s New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” nominated Ich, Kürbisgeist reflects their signature blend of performance, text and visual design. A collaboration with playwright Sibyl Kempson and the members of Big Dance Theater, and directed by Paul Lazar, Ich, Kürbisgeist, originally co-commissioned by Performance Space 122 and The Chocolate Factory, returns just in time for Halloween.
 
Kempson’s Ich, Kürbisgeist is set in a harsh quasi-medieval landscape facing destruction, populated by a community speaking a rigorous, specific and completely invented language. Every word is semi-recognizable: an amalgam of English, Swedish, German and Sid Ceasar. The language is as tough and unforgiving as the windswept, uncultivated landscape.
 
The five characters, costumed by visual artist Suzanne Bocanegra, boast of surviving prior catastrophes as they bitterly recount lost times. They sing; they dance; they harvest pumpkin seeds. All the while, they feel threatened by vaguely understood, external forces from which there is no protection. They are grounded in fear and doom.
 

Oct 31 Stay Late Halloween Dance & Costume Party with special guest DJ Dway. Come to Big Dance Theaters’ opening night dressed in your wildest Holloween drag and win fun prizes, including two free tickets to Fresh Tracks. 

Nov 7 Stay Late Discussion: Big Dance Theater discusses the process of restaging Ich, Kürbisgeist, moderated by Carla Peterson, Artistic Director of New York Live Arts.

Nov 8 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: Speaking Kürbis, Sibyl Kempson, playwright in conversation with Mark Patkowski, Ph.D, Professor and Director of the Linguistics Program at Brooklyn College.

 
Please join us on November 9 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with Big Dance Theater. For more information click here.
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La Poème is a multi-disciplinary work joyfully surrounding the female body, featuring movement and singing. Mordoj reconnects with her origins and addresses new modes of expression. Each program also includes talks with international artists and thinkers dealing with gender identity and the representation of women, including Bruno Perreau, Elizabeth Povinelli and Beatriz Preciado (Oct 11), Avital Ronell, A.M. Homes and the artist (Oct 12), hosted by Quentin Girard and Damien Bright.

For more information about the event and guests: www.villagillet.net.

These events are presented as part of Walls and Bridges, a festival curated by the Villa Gillet, and copresented with Les Subsistances, Lyon, France.

 

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The May 29 performance will be live streamed in collaboration with live streaming startup 2ndline.tv.
 
Everything looks like something. But apparently you can’t judge a book by its cover. Despite the interplay and disjunction between essence and appearance, all artistic work uses its perceptual surface (what it looks like, sounds like, feels like, …) as a means of transmission. The aesthetics of a work of art speak to the value systems of its author(s), which are in turn formed through the construction of such eternally slippery terms as beauty.

Within between is a new evening-length work by Jasperse in collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler. Jasperse seeks both to embrace and to resist the habits of his own history, to create a cross pollination or catalytic mating of sensibilities, where the work emerges out of the space between what seems to be distinct terrains.

May 28 Come Early Conversation: John Jasperse and Ariel Osterweis, PhD discuss Within Between

May 29 Stay Late Discussion: Means of Transmission, Tere O'Connor in conversation with John Jasperse

Please join us on May 31 from 1 - 4pm for Shared Practice with John Jasperse. For more information click here.


Within between is commissioned by New York Live Arts with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund. The work is made possible, in part, by a commission from The American Dance Festival. Additional support is contributed by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation Late Stage Production Fund.

Generous support is also contributed by MAP Fund, a project of Creative Capital; New Music USA through the Commissioning Music USA and Live Music for Dance programs; the James Robison Foundation; the Peter S. Reed Foundation; the Harkness Foundation for Dance; the New York State Council on the Arts; the National Endowment for the Arts; and the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs. Portions of the work were developed through residencies supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the American Dance Institute.

 

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A response to Dig Deep is Arkadi Zaides’ dance interpretation of Julia Wolfe’s composition, Dig Deep. Distinguished by an intense physicality and a relentless power that pushes performers to extremes and demands attention from the audience, Zaides explores a somatic response to his personal experience of immigration, homelessness and in-betweenness. The performance will be preceded by a series of short talks on body and music featuring writer and filmmaker Elena Mannes and music philosopher Peter Szendy.

For more information about the event and guests: www.villagillet.net.
 

These events are presented as part of Walls and Bridges, a festival curated by the Villa Gillet, and copresented with Les Subsistances, Lyon, France.

 

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Molissa Fenley and Company presents Energizer (1980), The Floor Dances (1989) and Witches’ Float (1993) in two programs as part of the popular Replay Series. Energizer, a quartet featuring music by Mark Freedman and originally commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop in 1980, returns to the public eye in its entirety for the first time since 1982. Two of Fenley’s sculptural dances are presented in alteration: in Program A, The Floor Dances (1989), a solo performed by Fenley with sculpture by Richard Long and music by Henryk Gorecki; in Program B, Witches’ Float (1993) a solo performed by guest artist Holley Farmer, with sculptural elements by Kiki Smith and music by Alvin Lucier.
 
Both Program A and Program B culminate with the world premiere of  Found Object, a new ensemble work commissioned by New York Live Arts featuring text instructions by John Guare, Joy Harjo and Rudy Wurlitzer; music by Erin Gee.

Program A – Oct 2 & 3 at 7:30pm
Energizer, The Floor Dances, Found Object
Program B – Oct 4 & 5 at 7:30pm
Energizer, Witches’ Float, Found Object
Lecture and Performance of The Floor Dances; Energizer (Part 2 - Duet) – Oct 5 at 3pm ($20)
 

Oct 2 Stay Late Discussion: Remounting Remembering, Reconstructing, Bill T. Jones in conversation with Molissa Fenley 

Oct 3 at 6:30pm Come Early Conversation: RHYTHM FIELD, The Dances of Molissa Fenley moderated by Richard Move (Artistic Director of MoveOpolis!)  


Found Object is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts.

 

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Inspired by the quatrains of Persian poet and Sufi mystic Djalâl ad-Dîn Rûmî, Ha!, the latest creation by Bouchra Ouizguen, is an exploration of madness. Using the same working method that led to the success of Madame Plaza (presented at New York Live Arts in September 2012 as part of Voices of Strength), Ouizguen returned to Morocco, her homeland, gaining additional inspiration from the cultural terrain that has enriched the movement, ritual, singing and language in this new work.

Sep 27 at 6:30pm - Come Early Conversation: Aïtas and the Art of Vocal Rebellion moderated by Lili Chopra, Artistic Director of FIAF and Co-Curator of Crossing the Line

Sep 28 immediately following the performance - Stay Late Discussion: Ha! Performing Across Cultural Borders, Adrienne Edwards, Associate Curator of Performa Institute in conversation with Bouchra Ouizguen

Co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Crossing the Line 2013 festival

 
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First performed in April 2012 at the Théâtre de Nîmes in France, Alain Buffard’s Baron Samedi is named after a Haitian “Vaudou” spirit. A tutelary figure for the work, Baron Samedi invokes ghosts, extracts the perfect dancing body and is a symbol of visibility in life and invisibility in death. Featuring an international cast including Nadia Beugré, David Thomson and Will Rawls (among others), Buffard continues his longstanding connection with music as thematic source material, harnessing the music of Kurt Weill performed by live musicians to bring Baron Samedi to life.

May 1 Stay Late Reception: Remembering Alain, Carla Peterson Celebrates the Life and Work of Alain Buffard

May 2 Come Early Conversation: Baron Samedi - Symbolism & Practice in Haitian Voodoo moderated by Whitney V. Hunter, PhD Candidate, Director of Whitney Hunter [MEDIUM]


The performance of BARON SAMEDI  is part of DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance and Ideas, New York City
May 1st-18, 2014, organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States
www.frenchculture.org/DANSE

With additional support from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Institut français and Région Languedoc Roussillon.

 

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This performance is a culmination of exercises, games, writings and scenes all worked on during our 14-week class this semester based on the theme "Around the World."

CO/LAB Theater Group exists to offer individuals with development disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts. Through classes and workshops we facilitate a safe and judgement-free environment, encouraging participants to collaborate together as an ensemble as well as discover their individual vocies. The group promotes building self-esteem among participants and teaching artists alike. We seek to honor and celebrate the individual, teanscending the label of a disability

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Ford Foundation Live Gallery

FREE

Choreographers and and critics discuss contemporary issues in identity politics, and how these issues shape perceptions of persona and embodiment.

Panelists: Ishmael Houston-Jones, iele paloumpis, Katy Pyle, Larissa Velez-Jackson, Eva Yaa Asantewaa

Originally created by Dance Theater Workshop, Lobby TALKS create a forum for open and in-depth discourse on contemporary issues in dance and performance. Conceptual themes are investigated, challenged and considered by an invited group of artists, curators, scholars and critics. Discussions are open to all who would like to participate. 

Lobby TALKS 2013 are organized and moderated by Marissa Perel.

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Curating Performance: The New Wave [event_url] => curating-new-wave [event_description] =>

Ford Foundation Live Gallery

FREE

Young curators discuss live work in the diverse contexts of historical sites, theaters, museums, Biennials, and beyond.

Panelists: Lydia Bell, Travis Chamberlain, Christopher Lew, Lana Wilson

Originally created by Dance Theater Workshop, Lobby TALKS create a forum for open and in-depth discourse on contemporary issues in dance and performance. Conceptual themes are investigated, challenged and considered by an invited group of artists, curators, scholars and critics. Discussions are open to all who would like to participate. 

Lobby TALKS 2013 are organized and moderated by Marissa Perel.

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The NuMoRune Collaborative presents A YARD ABROAD - An Immigration Narrative, a collection of contemporary dance works.  It is a story of becoming American while remaining traditionally Caribbean, “It’s about how enculturation affects the formation of new identity and new cultural practices as a part of the immigration narrative,” said Chris Walker, Artistic Director and choreographer.

The source vocabulary is derived from diverse Caribbean folk and traditional dance expressions as well as  North American Urban dance expressions, textured through contemporary choreographic movement  manipulations and devising experimental theatre processes that include live music, spoken word text and action study. It shows both the historical connections to the vocabulary and also the intersections of  expression and ownership. The works raise questions about the passing down of intolerance, the negative impact of brain drain and self-exile, social and religious tensions and homophobia from the West Indian community.
 
The title work, A Yard Abroad, Dubwise, performed by FuturPointe Dance, affirms a Caribbean identity of self reliance through physical investigations of the "island cool" as both a survival mechanism and a way of being in the north.

The evening will also feature South Facing Window, Walker’s solo for Bessie-award winner Germaul Barnes and performances by Jermaine Rowe, Jerome Stigler and the First Wave Hip Hop Theatre Ensemble.

NuMoRune Collaborative's presentation of A YARD ABROAD - An Immigration Narrative 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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To launch the celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Asian Cultural Council (ACC) is presenting the work of four extraordinary contemporary choreographers – all based in Taipei, and all ACC grantees.

WAY OUT is Fang-Yi Sheu’s exuberant, athletic celebration of dance as a “way out” of the challenges of life and, for the ten gifted young dancers in her piece, a way out of their home base of Taipei and onto an important New York stage as part of the Asian Cultural Council’s 50th anniversary celebration.

FUEL is Huang Yi Studio’s latest creation and will premiere in New York at ACC’s 50th anniversary celebration. In this work, Huang Yi seeks to explore new possibilities for martial arts in modern dance. Based on sanda, a form of Chinese boxing, the movement is derived from combat skills of kicking, boxing, and slams.

About Living confronts essential questions for Chou Shu-Yi’s very human body: Why do we dance? What makes my body dance this way? After traveling to different parts of the world, he came to realize that cultures and traditions have combined in our physical body to become a hybrid, which he reveals in his quiet, contemplative solo.

Cheng Tsung-Lung has won numerous prizes and competitions in Europe and Asia for his thoughtful, delicate work that finds a base in Western contemporary dance and is inflected with Chinese sensibilities. Newly appointed as the assistant artistic director of Cloud Gate 2, he will create a special solo for himself entitled Present as part of ACC’s 50th anniversary celebration

For tickets to the ACC's 50th Anniversary Launch Celebration on May 7, please contact Lauren Cherubini at (212)843-0422 or LCherubini@accny.org

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Makeda Thomas celebrates her 10th Anniversary Season with two performances at New York Live Arts. Noted scholar Thomas DeFrantz (author of Dancing Many Drums: Excavations in African American Dance and Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey’s Embodiment of African American Culture) leads audiences through discussions on Thomas' "richly honed" work and process. Her dancers deliver "gestures you can feel in your gut and heavenly dancing you want to watch forever" (Eva Yaa Asantewaa) in highlights from older works FreshWater, A Sense of Place, Los Colores and Subtle Changes/The Talented.
 
The program also features a preview excerpt of the highly anticipated, make. believe., a new work in collaboration with poet Queen GodIs. An evening-length, multimedia movement; a dream state of dance, poetry, visual art, music and food, make. believe. uses science fiction as a storytelling tool to retrace and recreate moments from the space/time lapse between the collaborators' first and present encounters. The project also engages Grisha Coleman (Music Composition), Tamilla Woodard (Dramaturgy), Stephen Arnold (Lighting Design), Sean Naftel (Set Construction), and David Tinapple (Visual Media). Premiere planned in 2014.
 
Preshow talk on both nights with Thomas DeFrantz.
 
"Make. Believe." is a project of Creative Capital.
 
Photo: Matthew Karas. 
 
Makeda Thomas' presentation of her 10th Anniversary Season 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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Elisa Monte Dance and Jennifer Muller/The Works Join Forces to present three shared program performances of Monte / Muller MOVE! featuring five pieces—two world premieres, 18 dancers, five noted designers and live performances by composer/cellist Julia Kent. These two experienced and distinguished choreographers create work with powerful and highly original voices. Now at the height of their creative careers, they are presenting a diverse selection of work, including recent premieres and brand-new works.
 
As choreographers, they are distinctly different but share the sensibility of creating work that combines virtuosic movement with an expressive edge that touches the heart – work that dances full out yet speaks of both individual experiences and shared humanity. 
 
The 18 extraordinary performers push physical capability, standing out as individuals yet working in cohesive ensembles. Monte/Muller MOVE! offers the opportunity to experience two acclaimed dance companies together on one stage.

Shattered (Monte) captures the spirit and rhythm of Michael Gordon’s music. Dance Insider described Shattered  as, “so potent you almost sense the ashy aftertaste of a thunderbolt.”  The company forcefully captures the essence and energy of the piece – an engaging, complex tour-de-force performed with lightning speed and intensity.


Unstable Ground, (Monte) explores the feeling of universal instability permeating the world due to unexpected shifts in our environment and economy. This full company piece highlights our dependency on structures both natural and manmade that no longer may be able to help sustain our current way of life.

Volkmann Suite (Monte) is a tribute to the renowned photographer Roy Volkmann, whose photographs portray Elisa Monte dancers in beautiful, sensual images. The creative process of the dance was inspired by the still lives of Volkmann, his images given life through the movement. The work is a “Rodinesque” ode to dance.

Speeds (Muller), the signature piece of The Works' early years is danced to the original music of Burt Alcantara, a pioneer in computer-generated music. Based on the “change” of velocities Speeds  became known for the contrasts of its virtuostic dancing, casual spirit and  celebratory atmosphere.

Grass (Muller/World Premiere), loosely inspired by Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, expresses Whitman’s view that we are not individually separate but one entity with a need to evolve towards compassionate unity. All performances played live by composer/cellist Julia Kent.

The Works Gala 
Jun 19 at 7pm– 7:00 pm
For tickets call The Works at 212-691-3803 or Email: Eperkins@jmtw.org

Jennifer Muller and Elisa Monte's presentation of Monte/Muller MOVE! 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 St. Louis-based Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) performs an evening of works by former company member Joseph Mills. Mills performed with MADCO from 1981-1987, was a member of MOMIX and The Erick Hawkins Dance Company, and has been performing and choreographing independently since 1990. Since 2000, Mills has frequently returned to St. Louis to create works for the company, and in this program MADCO will perform three of his works. The first, Reflections in the Well of Solace, is a meditation on grief and transformation and is in part, a response to the tragedies of 9-11. Scheduled to create a new work for the company in late 2001, the entire country was riveted by the horrifying events. This work emerged as a healing act with the dancers, reconstructing movements of unspeakable grief, and transforming them into movements of healing, even joy. The second work, Getting Lucky: Secret Moments in the Natural World, is a musing on the world of animal documentaries, and imagines a zany menagerie of exotic creatures and their sexual proclivities. The third piece is a world premiere, showcasing MADCO’s versatility as both theatrical storytellers and dancer/athletes of the highest level. Working from selkie myths of Celtic lore, dancers play with gravity and create illusions of weightlessness and weave a narrative, ranging from self-indulgence, to melancholic longing, to playful and joyful celebration. Mills will also dance on the program, reprising his performance of Alan Boeding’s audience favorite, Circle Walker.
 
Joseph Mills for MADCO's presentation of MADCO performs MILLS/works 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:  Walkaround Vermeer - 6/7 at 7:30, Carnival of the Animals - 6/8 at 3pm, Garden Party & The Unanswered Question (by Anna Sokolow) – 6/8 at 7:30pm, Waterstudy & Extra Genre – 6/9 at 12pm, Rainforest & Space Fantasy – 6/9 at 4pm.

Ellen Robbins’ Annual Student Concerts are funded by Jody and John Arnhold, the W Trust and the Ellen Robbins Parents Committee Fund.

Ellen Robbins' presentation of Annual Student Concerts 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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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre celebrates its thirteenth annual performance season with the world premiere of It’s a Game, an evening-length dance theatre work that brings a chess game to life through character, movement, line, pattern, relationship and human drama. Inspired by the work of Alexander McQueen and the magic of Harry Potter, the piece creates a moving fantasy of power dynamics, competition and strategy. It’s a Game sparks a rich palette of emotions and meaning via Selwyn’s vibrant movement language of extended limbs, physical risk, athleticism, gesture, energy, release, touch and balance. 

Amanda Selwyn's presentation of It's a Game 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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Open Reception: Apr 10 @ 6pm in the Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts

On Display: Apr 11 - Apr 13 from 10am - 10pm in the Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts

Centering on two media elements, the A History Installation is comprised of The Portrait Series, which contains side-by-side video portraits of various individuals who have formed a matrix of connections to Bebe Miller Company; and The Wedge, a table-sized view of Angie Hauser and Darrell Jones in action, created from Lily Skove's video imagery. These visual elements are accompanied by an audio soundtrack containing sound excerpts from the audio.

Bebe Miller Company’s A History was commissioned by the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University through its Wexner Center Artists Residency Award program and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A History was also developed with support from Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance. The creation of A History was made possible with support from The Ohio State University’s College of Arts and Humanities Grants for Research and Creative Activity and the Department of Dance, as well as by Ohio State’s Advanced Computing Center for Arts and Design, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute, and the Department of Women’s Studies and their Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women grant program. The creation and presentation of A History was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MetLife Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support forA History and Bebe Miller Company has been provided by the Multi-Arts Production Fund, a program of Creative Capital Foundation supported by The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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10 Hairy Legs is a repertory company–comprised entirely of men–of Randy James’ work as well as existing and new works by today’s most significant modern dance choreographers. Their New York debut features work by Founding Artistic Director Randy James, as well as David Parker, Claire Porter and Manuel Vignoulle.

The program at Live Arts includes: Bang by David Parker, founder of The Bang Group and a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. This rhythmic duet reflects its two bodies as tap shoes - and has never been performed by anyone other than Parker’s company members.

Interview by Claire Porter (a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow), with Guest Artist Tony Bordonaro, who currently appears in the hit Off-Broadway show Sleep No More.

Together We Stand by Manuel Vignoulle, formerly a member of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Geneva Ballet.  Together We Stand was created for the World Debut of 10 Hairy Legs in November 2012, and explores the warrior ethic. It features an original score entitled “Together” by Vignoulle and “Al Maghfera” by Hugues De Courson with sound designed by Dan Agosto & Johnny Nevin. 

Pillar of Salt – This New York Premiere by Randy James reveals the complex inter-relationships among five men – from vulnerability to inter-dependence to surrender with poignancy.

Rook - A New York Premiere by James for company member Nick Sciscione, who also appears with Stephen Petronio Company.  Rook features live music composed by Robert Maggio and performed by a quartet. 

 

Post-performance events (free to ticket holders) 

Friday, May 31, 2013
Shimmer/Glimmer: Re-gendering Works of Dance Toward Discursive Exposure

The lecture will look at examples of dance works, including those of Isadora Duncan, Mary Wigman and more contemporary works, in which recasting dancers of a different gender suggest opportunities to bring a glimmer of the seemingly--invisible discourses of gender and sexuality within performance into view. Jeff Friedman is Associate Professor of Dance Studies at the Dance Department, Mason Gross School of the Arts, at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Saturday, June 1, 2013
A Conversation with 10 Hairy Legs World Debut Season Artistic Choreographers

Founding Artistic Director Randy James is joined by David Parker, Claire Porter and Manuel Vignoulle to discuss their art, how it is created and their experience working with 10 Hairy Legs.

Leadership funding for the company has been provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, with assistance provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State and New Music USA's 2013 Live Music for Dance Program, with generous support from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.

10 Hairy Legs' presentation of New York Debut 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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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 and Ravel this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together. Repertory includes D-Man in the Waters (1989), Bill T. Jones's joyful tour de force and a genuine modern dance classic, Ravel: Landscape or Portrait (2012), a new work that reflects the wistful and melancholic sentiment of Ravel's String Quartet in F Major as well as its precision and restraint and the classical Continuous Replay (1977, revised 1991), performed with a new score composed by Jerome Begin. Every performance features live music.

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The Edison Ballroom
240 W 47th Street

Honoring Bebe Miller
 
Honorary Chairs
Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy
Chrissy Teigen

 

Please join us for an unforgettable evening of delicious cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, performance and celebration! This year’s BASH honors celebrated choreographer Bebe Miller, a four-time Bessie Award winner renowned for her adventurous cross-disciplinary work.

Taking its inspiration from the swanky Art Deco setting of the Edison Ballroom, this year’s BASH will feature a raucous evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres anchored by cabaret performances featuring artists who work adventurously across and between genres that appear on the New York Live Arts stage. The evening will include appearances by members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance CompanyKyle AbrahamAlicia Hall MoranJohn KellyJodi MelnickRichard Move/MoveOpolis!; and a surprise guest hostess!

Proceeds from the BASH benefit New York Live Arts and the DTW Commissioning Fund. The fund supports the creation of new works for the Live Arts stage, carrying forward Dance Theater Workshop’s 40-year history of sustaining progressive art.

For more information on the Spring BASH, please contact Gretchen Weber, Development Associate, Special Events at 212. 691.6500 x377 or gweber@newyorklivearts.org.

Co-Chairs
Muna El Fituri
Marilyn Sobel
Kweli Washington

Host Committee

  • Visionary
  • Lin Arison
  • Joseph Azrack & Abigail Congdon
  • Ken & Kim Blacklow
  • Valentino D. Carlotti – Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Elisabeth & Jim DeMarse, The Street, Inc.
  • Muna El Fituri
  • Claire Evans & David W. Brown
  • Ruth & Stephen Hendel
  • Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard
  • Jane Bovingdon Semel & Terry Semel
  • Marilyn Sobel
  • Jon Stryker & Slobodan Randjelovic
  • Judith Zarin
  • Impresario
  • Laurie Anderson & Lou Reed
  • Carol Bryce-Buchanan
  • Eunu Chun & Lisa Kim
  • Terence Dougherty & Pierre Duleyrie
  • Thelma Golden & Glenn Ligon
  • Helen & Peter Haje
  • Ira & Carole Hall
  • David Herskovits & Jennifer Egan
  • Lenore & Michael Hyatt
  • Colleen Keegan
  • Kathy O’Connor
  • Ellen M. Poss
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Catharine R. Stimpson
  • Elizabeth Streb
  • Jack & Kristalina Taylor
  • Kweli & Melissa Washington

 

Ticket Levels:
$5,000 Visionary (Contribution portion $3,688*)

 

$1,250 Impresario (Contribution portion $922*)

 

$500 Trailblazer (Contribution portion $336*)

 

$200 Cutting Edge(Contribution portion $186*)

 

 
*All contribution are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Proceeds to benefit New York Live Arts

 

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In this celebration of milestones, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company celebrate their combined 50 years of artistic achievements with the centennial of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.

In A Rite, dancers and actors alike burst onto to the stage feet stomping, knees quivering – a complex and knowing homage to Nijinsky’s original “Sacrificial Maiden” choreographic motif - to the beat of drums and the strum of strings in Stravinsky’s composition that energized and shocked audiences 100 years ago at its premiere in Paris. Since then, The Rite of Spring has taken on legendary status as a symbol of artistic insurrection and a cornerstone of the avant-garde.

In this work of dance-theater, the influence of chorales, Lithuanian folk-tunes and jazz on Stravinsky’s music is revealed. An impassioned scholar waxes poetic about the cyclical structure of Stravinsky’s work that, in turn, evokes questions about our place in space/time. A shell-shocked WWI veteran finds solace from his battle-scarred psyche in the work’s opening chords while reeling under the relentless assault of The Augurs’ bombastic percussion. Each of us is implicated in his crisis.

A Rite is an intriguing and powerful collaboration between artists Bill T. Jones, Anne Bogart and their companies joining minds, bodies, and voices to offer a fête of Stravinsky’s incendiary work and its cultural resonance. 

A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A Rite was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional commissioning support provided by: The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.

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"Working with Bill so far has been nothing less than miraculous. We listen to one another and then each of us makes bold suggestions." - Anne Bogart

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 was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

A Rite was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional commissioning support provided by: The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.

 

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The College Partnership Program returns to New York Live Arts for the annual Student Performance Lab featuring 10 choreographers from Eugene Lang College, Hofstra University, Hunter College, Muhlenberg College, and Rutgers University.  Running time: 65 minutes, followed by a post-performance discussion with the choreographers.

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Across the entire 1969-70 period as the young Dr. Sacks worked with the remarkable “human statues” at Beth Abraham hospital in the Bronx, bringing them suddenly back to life through his administrations of the drug L- Dopa—the story he would go on to chronicle a few years later in his masterpiece Awakenings—he was filming his patients’ developments the entire while. Recently a box containing seventeen reels of super-8 footage, over six hours’ worth, resurfaced, and New York Live Arts commissioned Bill Morrison, the master behind Decasia and other such classic quickenings of long lost filmstock, to fashion a brief lyric distillation of the Sacks trove.

Screenings
The film will be shown as part of each of the Re:Awakenings events.

Thursday, April 18
8 – 9:10pm Re:Awakenings (Dance)

Friday, April 19
8 – 9:10pm Re:Awakenings (Music)

Saturday, April 20
4 – 5:10pm Re:Awakenings (Dance)
8 – 10pm Re:Awakenings (Theater)

Sunday, April 21
3:30 – 5:30 Re:Awakenings (Theater)
 

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Making its U.S. premiere, The Inkomati (dis)cord is a work made
collaboratively by South African artist Boyzie Cekwana and
Mozambique artist Panaibra Canda. In 1984, the Mozambique of
Samora Machel and the South African apartheid state signed the
Nkomati accord, a non-aggression pact. The Inkomati (dis)cord is
Cekwana and Canda’s referral to this failed historical agreement, as
well as the river that lent its name to it. In an attempt to break through artificial borders and traverse territories, using their own bodies, skins, identities and histories, the choreographers explore the internalized colonial boundaries that still alienate shared histories and aspirations.
 

Sep 25 at 6:30pm - Come Early ConversationDestabilizing Reality, A Discussion on African Surrealism, moderated by Awam Amkpa, PhD (Associate Professor, NYU; author of Theatre and Postcolonial Desires

Sep 26 immediately following the performance - Stay Late DiscussionDiscussing The Inkomati (dis)cord, Simon Dove, Co-Curator of Crossing the Line, in conversation with Boyzie Cekwana and Panaibra Canda


Co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)
Crossing the Line 2013 festival
 

 

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In anticipation of our 30th Anniversary season at The Joyce, please join us at WQXR's The Greene Space for an intimate evening of live music and dance celebrating the connections between modern and classic. Program will include a conversation with Bill T. Jones, Janet Wong, Associate Artistic Director, and Terrance McKnight, live music by The Orion String Quartet and solo performance from dancers with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

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A five-day festival of arts and ideas exploring the mind-body connection through the works of the acclaimed neurologist

Full schedule of events and tickets at newyorklivearts.org/liveideas

Image: Oliver Sacks Book Covers, art by Cardon Webb
 

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Ford Foundation Live Gallery

FREE

Outside of a review-based qualifying system, where do forms of feedback exist for choreographers today? How do we talk about work? What are the values that shape our perceptions and language, and what are the risks and learning potential of critique?

Panelists: Megan Byrne, Nicole Daunic, Andy Horwitz, Dean Moss

Originally created by Dance Theater Workshop, Lobby TALKS create a forum for open and in-depth discourse on contemporary issues in dance and performance. Conceptual themes are investigated, challenged and considered by an invited group of artists, curators, scholars and critics. Discussions are open to all who would like to participate. 

Lobby TALKS 2013 are organized and moderated by Marissa Perel.

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Hailed by the New York Times for combining "technical finesse with a palpable commitment," The Wet Ink Ensemble has a long and distinguished record of presenting new and adventurous work. In collaboration with MATA, the group will present an evening of ambitious works for solo, duo and trio combinations, featuring a wide variety of instrumental virtuosity, technical precision and aesthetic daring.
 
Program:
Study for String Instrument(s) #1 - Simon Steen-Andersen
Open End - Ben Hackbarth
Noise + Mobile - Sam Pluta
Vessels - Ted Hearne

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studio

Is it possible to earn one’s living as a theater artist in New York? Have you ever had to sacrifice artistic integrity for the sake of financial survival? What are the ethical implications of contributing one’s artistic talents to work one does not support or believe in? Do you believe the ability to earn money and the ability to create great artistic works are two different abilities? Are they related in any way? Are they potentially complementary, or mutually exclusive?

These are some of the questions that will be posed by musical performance artist Cynthia Hopkins during live, unscripted and unrehearsed interviews with Pavol Liska & Kelly Copper of Nature Theater of Oklahoma, in A LIVING DOCUMENTARY (work in progress). Interspersed between the live interviews, Ms. Hopkins will portray a series of semi-fictional comedic characters (some based on previous interviews and some invented), who deliver tales of the struggle to survive as a performing artist in monologue and song. Both the live interviews and the character segments will be videotaped and projected on a movie screen, to enhance viewing and achieve a talk-show atmosphere. A LIVING DOCUMENTARY is the child that might be born from a union between an Anna Deveare Smith show and a Carol Burnett show, if that child were consumed by the trials and tribulations of earning a living as a professional theater artist in the 21st century.
 

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New York Live Arts Theater

For its thirtieth anniversary, the Company will create a major new dance-theater work bringing together two leading American directors and their companies. A Rite is an intriguing and powerful collaboration between artists Bill T. Jones and Anne Bogart and their respective companies – Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company. Coinciding with the one-hundredth anniversary of the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, Jones and Bogart 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 will have its world premiere January 25, 2013 at Carolina Performing Arts.

A Rite was commissioned by Carolina Performing Arts at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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New York Live Arts Theater

In Story/Time, Jones fuses the age-old art of storytelling with a vibrant landscape of contemporary movement and music. Similar to a busy streetscape or a crowded room, the experience challenges audience members to find meaning and connection in the sweep of randomized, disparate elements. Jones’ short stories are drawn from his own life and tales handed down through the generations of his family. In layering a traditional form against the avant-garde compositional concerns of the mid-century modernists, the tension between high and low art is called in to question.

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New York Live Arts Theater

An exploration of movement and energy, beginning probes and reveals the female image and psyche. The audience is seated in close proximity to the dancers who perform on an elevated platform creating a shift in scale that empowers the cast. This high intensity 2012 cast includes Rebecca Serrell Cyr, Natalie Green, Rebecca Warner and Rebecca Wender.

beginning of something premiered at the Chocolate Factory in 2011 and was reprised at New York Live Arts in Sep 2012.

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studio

Born in Burkina Faso, choreographer and performer Souleymane Badolo’s African heritage is a driving force in his work. The evening will include a new work guided by the Gurunsi divination system bagger, a ritual where form and structure are suggested through the meaning inherent in thrown cowrie shells. Also on the program, Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO is inspired by Badolo’s rich family legacy as it traces the journey of his great-great-grandfather; the lessons his father taught him; and the responsibility he feels to his own son about their ancestry.

BARACK will premiere at New York Live Arts on April 25th, 2013.

Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO premiered on April 21, 2012 at The Gatehouse of Harlem Stage.

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Driven by a distinct vision for reimagining classical ballet vocabulary in an ultra-post-modern framework, Tanowitz’s dances elegantly layer full-bodied dancing with a clear visual design. In The Spectators, Tanowitz continues her investigation of dance steps as objects and will explore decorative movements alongside practical and structural movements, paring them down, setting them on edge, blowing them up in a bird’s eye view, running them past one another and leading them forward and askew. 

The Spectators will premiere at New York Live Arts on May 15, 2013.

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studio

People Get Ready make multi-sensory mixtapes that are a “melding of independent music and contemporary dance” (New York Times) inspired by memory, dreams, cultural debris and PLEASURE. The band creates immense sonic landscapes through the interaction of bodies and analog technology. They also generate choreography based on their songs, including selections from their new album, out this year on Brassland Records.

Steven Reker is a Brooklyn-based musician, choreographer and performer, and the primary songwriter and director of People Get Ready. Since moving to New York in 2006, he has worked in the capacity of dancer, choreographer or musician with many artists, including Yoshiko Chuma, Jeff McMahon, David Byrne, John Jesurun, Brian Rogers, Miranda July, Jodi Melnick, Annie-B Parson, Fred Thomas and Yasuko Yokoshi. His own work has been presented at The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research at the Judson Church, Rooftop Films and AUNTS.

Specific Ocean premiered at New york Live Arts in October 2012.

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studio

poem is the second work of a multi-year, multi-venue project that will collapse three finished dances into a fourth culminating work in 2013. Each work features a different cast and point of departure. This series amplifies O’Connor’s affinity for developing distinctly unrelated strains of material and placing them into complex relational networks. Utilizing assemblage, layering and juxtaposition, he searches to create works that follow a choreographic logic devoid of narrative resolution. Through the constant reapplication of these elemental choreographic processes, O’Connor has searched for social resonances in dance. This project examines how cultures bleed into each other to create new relationships.
 
In poem, the second dance in the series, commissioned by New York Live Arts, O’Connor reexamines his career long obsession with artifice and formal structures in dance. The featured performers are Natalie Green, Michael Ingle, Oisín Monaghan, Heather Olson and Silas Riener. The first work in the series Secret Mary, is based on O’Connor’s mentoring relationships with young artists Tess Dworman, devynn emory, Ryan Kelly and Mary Read. It was originally presented as a work-in progress at the River to River Festival in the summer of 2012. Lighting design for the evening is by Michael O’Connor. The music for poem is composed by James Baker.

poem premiered at New York Live Arts in November 2012.

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Pavement excerpt and new work-in-progress

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New York Live Arts 3rd Floor Studio

Resident Commission Artists, Kyle Abraham, will share his examination of themes and ideas through two different showings as part of Live Artery.  Both evenings Abraham will show an excerpt from his recent work, Pavement, which premiered at Harlem Stage earlier this fall as well as some of his working ideas around his New York Live Arts new commission. 

Born into hip-hop culture in the late 1970s and grounded in Abraham's artistic upbringing in classical cello, piano, and visual arts, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion's goal is to delve into identity in relation to personal histories. Abraham’s choreography intertwines a sensual and provocative vocabulary with a strong emphasis on sound, human behavior, and all things visual to create an avenue for personal investigation. Kyle's work is interdisciplinary, with dance at its helm, and frequently addresses themes related to race relations, queerness, and Americana.

In 2012, New York Live Arts appointed Kyle as their second Resident Commissioned Artist.  This appointment gives artists the rare opportunity of two years of salary and benefits and a fully produced commission by New York Live Arts.  In Abraham’s commission he is working with a singular idea: an historical homage celebrating one hundred fifty years after the Emancipation Proclamation and twenty years after the abolishment of Apartheid in South Africa. The piece uses Max Roach’s protest album We Insist: Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite as its inspiration.

 

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WATCH OUT! The Purchase Dance Company is coming to town!

The Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College’s School of the Arts is one of the premier professional training programs in the world. Members of the Purchase Dance Company are selected from the BFA program and represent the most talented performers of the next generation of dance artists. The Company will perform works by five choreographers including Bill T. Jones’s Spent Days Out Yonder and George Balanchine’s Valse-Fantaisie, as well as new works created specifically for the Company by Loni Landon, Claire Porter and Ori Flomin. In addition, each evening will feature a graduating senior dancing a repertory solo.

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Kyle Abraham is the 2012-2014 New York Live Arts Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). As the second RCA, Abraham will work with his company, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (created in 2006), as well as acclaimed composers and visual artists, to create new works set to premiere in September of 2014.

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Dance Response Project: Overgrown from Kyle Abraham/Abraham.in.motion on Vimeo.

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Performance Tour of D-Man in the Waters (Part I). Reconstructed and performed in Spring 2012 at Taipai National University of the Arts, Taiwan.

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of Continuous Replay at Montclair State University.

Continuous Replay for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of Reading, Mercy and the Artifical Nigger and Mercy 10x8 on a Circle at California State University at Long Beach.

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I) at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I) at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I) at University of Michigan.

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I) and The Gift/No God Logic at University of Minnestota-Twin Cities.

D-Man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I).

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing

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Reconstruction and student performances of Spent Days Out Yonder at Loyola Marymount University.

Spent Days Out Yonder for Educational Licensing.

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Reconstruction and student performances of D-Man in the Waters (Part I) at The Boston Conservatory.

D-man in the Waters for Educational Licensing
 

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These two works, created from the same movement material, reveal the wide-ranging possibilities inherent in movement.  Duet, with its simple structure, draws attention to the tension between and elegance inherent in two people moving in perfect unison.  Power/Full confronts the audience more directly, posing a veiled question about power through its soloist-against-group format.  Both works provide entry into some of the most detailed and sophisticated movement Mr. Jones has made to date. Licensed together.

Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music: Traditional Songs of Madagascar, Nasser Rastegar-Nejad, and Daniel Bernard Roumain / John Oswald and Laurel McDonald
Cast size: 2 / 6
Length: 15 minutes / 15 minutes




 

“Duet has made me change my perception on what dance has to be and ultimately opened my eyes to the possibilities that group collaborations can bring to a single work. It also reinforced the importance of being able to work with another individual.”
-University of Wyoming Cast Member
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Daniel Johnston’s innocent, childlike songs cue the creation of another world on stage where dancers exist as both sophisticated movers and human beings in their most simple, unpretentious, and hopeful state.  Mr. Jones’ distinct style is evident here, drawing freely from classical ballet, investigations of gesture and shape, and his own complex understanding of the versatility of the human spine. 

Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music: Daniel Johnston
Cast size: 9 (based on 5 men and 4 women)
Length: 30 minutes




 

“ADF students performed Love Re-Defined during ADF's 80th Anniversary season. It was a beautiful and challenging work for the dancers and audiences. I think most people were struck by how relevant the work was and continues to be; specific moments throughout the work took on its original motivations and yet simultaneously brought to light current happenings in our world. A powerful work, incredible performance, and night to remember. Thank you for the opportunity to share this work with the ADF Community. “
-Jodee Nimerichter, ADF Director
 
“Mr. Jones uses the idea that everyone has a voice that should be shared. I think the material and methods of working make the dancers and audience want to be more engaged in the world around them, and help them to put more love out into the earth.” 
–ADF Cast Member
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Spent Days Out Yonder is excerpted from You Walk?, Mr. Jones’ poetic rumination on the influence of Latin culture on the New World. The work reflects the beauty and restraint of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 and infuses it with a subtle wit and postmodern structure that allows dancers to move in and out of the phrase of their own accord. The movement is firmly rooted in Mr. Jones’ elegant, weighted physical vocabulary that challenges dancers to move with ease, efficiency, and physical honesty.
 

Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cast size: 8-10
Length: 10 minutes




 

“Learning and performing Spent Days Out Yonder was a wonderful experience for our students, both challenging and rewarding, as it taught them to pay attention to every detail of the movement and to be consistent and precise with the timing while at the same time making their decisions within the given improvisational structure.”
 Wallie Wolfgruber, Director of the Conservatory of Dance, SUNY Purchase
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Originally choreographed by Arnie Zane, Continuous Replay is a brilliant and challenging piece for performers and audience members that traces its roots to Zane’s interest in photography and film. The piece is based on 45 gestures accumulated in space and time, cunningly complicated by an improvisational score and discrete movement events. Normally performed naked by the company, student casts may be clothed. A DJ may accompany this work as a live music option.

 

Choreographer: Bill T. Jones, after Arnie Zane
Music: John Oswald
Cast size: 10 to 20
Length: 20 minutes




 

"Thank you so much for bringing the masterful, beautiful "Continuous Replay" to life on our students!  It was better than I had dared to hope.  Your generosity and wise guidance with the students was simply inspirational to watch.  I know they loved working with you.  What a strong, caring community you built!  The students went to such depths with their performances and took such wise risks.  I know the movement, performance and group information you gave them was very important for their growth.” – Susan Marshall, Princeton University

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NYC’s hottest teen poets compete for a chance to advance to the Grand Slam Finals on Saturday, April 20th at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater (get your tickets now at urbanwordnyc.org). This event will be packed, so get there early to support the voices of our city as they slam for a slot in the finals, and to represent NYC at the Brave New Voices National Teen Poetry Slam in Chicago, IL.

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CROWD (for Bill T. Jones) is a commissioned, site-specific work by artist Donald Baechler.  A large-scale paper collage constructed directly on the Ford Foundation Live Gallery wall, located in the lobby.

Like wallpaper, the mural adheres directly to the surface of the wall, and covers the entire south-facing wall of the gallery. The artist designed this configuration of the mural specifically for the Ford Foundation Live Gallery. The width and height of the wall allowed Baechler to scale the mural to a colossal size—it measures more than 31 feet wide and over 10 feet high—the largest he has ever made. The effect is to transform the space and create an immersive environment.
 
Also on view in the gallery is Baechler’s Flower from 2005. With this work, and others from his well-known flower series, Baechler explores texture, line, color, form, and balance. The result is a complex and engaging composition that beckons the viewer to look beyond a recognizable symbol and consider the process of art-making. Flower is part of New York Live Arts unique collection of works by visual artists that also includes works by Robert Longo, Alex Katz, Fred Wilson, Julian Schnabel and other major artists.

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"…take something and do something to it, and then do something else to it..."
-Jasper Johns

Performed with live musicians, Play and Play applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together. Repertory includes D-Man in the Waters (1989), Bill T. Jones’s joyful tour de force and a genuine modern dance classic, as well as Story, one of Jones’s first new repertory works in over a decade.

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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.

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Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s 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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Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s 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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This Bessie-award-winning work is a genuine classic of modern dance, timelessly engaging.  Intelligent, driven, athletic, and joyous, D-Man in the Waters is a challenging work for professional dancers and a challenge to advance the skills of collegiate-level students. A string octet may accompany this work as a live music option.

Choreographer: Bill T. Jones
Music: Felix Mendelssohn
Cast size: 9-10 (based on 5 men and 4 women or equal divisions of both)
Length: 17 minutes
 




 
"I cannot tell you what it was like to see our dancers explode onto the stage with D-Man. It was an absolute testimony to the power of great art to heal, to inspire, to bring us together. I heard people in the audience crying, and by the end shouting Bravo and standing up. It was such a gift to be able to perform this piece, for this audience, here in Boston." 
Cathy Young, Dance Division Director, Boston Conservatory
 

"You are changing these students’ lives.  They can't stop talking about the process they are engaged in with you and they are even dancing differently in class.  I can't thank you enough."
Kiesha Lalama-White, Assistant Professor, Point Park University

Download D-­Man  in  the  Waters:  Reflections,  Observations,  Histories by Neil  Baldwin

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Robert, at the Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

6.00pm  cocktails
7.00pm  dinner
 
The 2012 New York Live Arts Gala celebrates the Courage of our artists, audiences and supporters, particularly three important supporters of New York Live Arts who exemplify courage in the face of adversity: Steve & Ruth Hendel and James C. Hormel. Join us on November 13 to honor these inspiring individuals and their courageous actions. Funds raised through this event support the full range of our activities, advancing our mission of serving as an internationally-recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry.
 
Honorary Chair
    Salman Rushdie

Chairs    
   Bill T. Jones & Bjorn Amelan
   Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard                                  

Honorees
   Stephen & Ruth Hendel                                                    
   James C. Hormel                                                       

Dinner designed by David Waltuck, Executive Chef Ark Restaurants

Special Performance by Bill T. Jones
 
For more information, please contact us at donate@newyorklivearts.org.

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Please join us for an informal and in-process studio showing of ideas and concepts being explored during the Fresh Tracks creative residencies.  The showing is followed by a reception.

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Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s 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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Hailed by some critics as an heir to both George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham, Karole Armitage returns to Dance Theater Workshop/New York Live Arts for the first time since the premiere of her groundbreaking work, Drastic-Classicism (1981). For her 2013 premiere, Mechanics of the Dance Machine, Armitage is exploring a new form of presentation. The audience is invited on stage to see movement from novel points of view and to participate in the performance itself by following light cues indicating where to walk or stand. The idea came to Armitage while working on the David Adjmi play, Marie Antoinette at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. At Versailles, the court was given the privilege of watching Marie Antoinette dress, eat, play, and sleep. The voyeuristic thrill of intimate observation led Armitage to the idea of putting an audience on stage observing the ferocious concentration of dancers.

Mechanics of the Dance Machine alternates between electrically fierce dance and metaphors of intimacy and its unfinished business. The audience follows pathways created in red light by lighting designer Clifton Taylor that move in and around the dancers. The patterns have a beauty of their own derived from mathematical shapes called Walsh functions. The asymmetrical patterns become increasing complex as the dance unfolds. Audience members can stand, walk or chose to sit in reserved seats as they prefer. The evolving checkerboard patterns seen from seats will provide rich geometrical designs as dancers move inside the unconventional frames and oddly shaped spaces. 

Armitage will continue mixing pointe work and non-pointe work with fractal geometry (the shape of mountains and clouds), improvisation, and contemporary practices in a hybrid performance with music by composer, Gabriel Prokofiev, a dance, grime, electro and hip hop producer trained in classical composition. (Gabriel is the grandson of Sergei Prokofiev.) Using material from Prokofiev’s Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra, and nostalgic fragments of Bach, Armitage and dancers explore a new framework for expressive movement suffused with eroticism, fertile impurities, improper hybrids and unexpected idiosyncrasies including DNA from the Swan Lake port de bras, experienced from multiple perspectives.

WEAR RED FOR THE FULL EXPERIENCE

Feb 1 Stay Late Discussion: Fashion and Dance with Peter Speliopoulos and Alba Clemente
Feb 7 Stay Late Discussion: Sustaining a Career in Dance with Elisa Monte and Stephen Petronio

Armitage Gone! Dance receives generous support from the Shubert Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, the LLWW Foundation, the Jerome Robbins Foundation and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Placed metaphorically in the ruins of a collapsed theater, OTRO TEATRO is achugar's current search for another kind of theater; a ritual of becoming; an occasion for communion. OTRO TEATRO, which translates both to "another theater" and "other theater" in achugar's native Spanish, is a dark rite of passage from destruction to rebuilding. It is a dance that is meant to be felt as it is seen, giving voice to the arcane spirit and desire of our uncivilized bodies.

In-Process Talk moderated by Marya Warshaw

Sign up for luciana's Shared Practice, Jun 8, 1:30-3:30pm, $15.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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Lance Gries’ Immanent Field, a collaborative work with Juliette Mapp and Diane Madden, is a trio that begins with the belief that there exists a primary field of conscious energy that pervades and connects everything. How do dancers, as masters of moving consciousness into action and form, access and create from this potentiality? How do time, space and content become differentiated through this active exchange? In Immanent Field, Gries in interested in creating a dynamic realization between what the performers and public sense as immaterial and witness as its material manifestation in dance as an art form. Using these explorations as a jumping off point, Gries views these seemingly intangible elements as essential formal ones, organizing them into a dance so they become the vital gestures of a choreography of experience. 

In-Process Talks moderated by Jodi Melnick (Friday) and RoseAnne Spradlin (Saturday).

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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Burr Johnson’s newest work in progress, Two Poetic Worlds, consists of the second draft of a group dance for four fronts. Departing from his previous practice of guiding artistic creation in response to the spaces in which works would eventually be performed, Johnson uses the audience’s seating as a starting point. Johnson, a “striking” (The New York Times) dancer known for creating “promising choreography” with “delicious qualities” (The New York Times), explores themes such as physical implication of audience members, proximity and diversity of vantage points in his current work.

In-Process Talk moderated Jack Ferver and John Jasperse

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Sign up for Burr's Shared Practice,  May 11, 1:30-3:30pm, $15.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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Tara O’Con’s Frame explores ideas surrounding the role of cinematic tone in the performance of movement. Three months into the first phase of choreographic exploration, O’Con approaches the work as a cinematographer might approach a film. How are actions framed by the space? When are the performers zoomed in and zoomed out from the viewers' point of view? When is the duration of images sustained versus choppy? How do all of those factors affect the experience of building and releasing tension? Analyzing how the performer’s focus guides that of the viewer, the work also questions how sustained images or durational movement can resonate when cut by abrupt stillness or change. 

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.


Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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In-Process Talk Moderator: Sarah Maxfield [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://tickets.newyorklivearts.org/public/loader.asp?target=show_events_list.asp?shcode=768 [event_dates] => [["5\/3\/2013","5\/4\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [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/Recent-Headshot_90.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1258 [remote_ID] => 244 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => taradise1-1339709768.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 243 [event_name] => Studio Series: Jumatatu Poe and Jesse Zaritt [event_url] => studio_series_jumatatu_poe_jesse_zaritt [event_description] =>

In-Process talks moderated by Donna Faye Burchfield and Craig T. Peterson

Mutually interested in ideas of queerness and heroism, Poe and Zaritt work toward the creation of a performance world that explores danger, questioning the contrast between closeness and loneliness, and sincerity versus hyperbole. Initiated by the desire to see what happens when two strangers create work together, their creative process involves personal self-discovery within the framework of a partnership; exploring the meaning of ‘self’ within the context of the duet form. Through movement, Poe and Zaritt approach one another’s moving bodies as unknown entities, questioning the image of the superhero and juxtaposing it with that of its antithesis: the failure, the victim, the fallen.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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Berg’s workings of The Afterlife is a collaboration with performers Bessie McDonough-Thayer, Jodi Bender, Gillian Walsh and other special guests. The Afterlife contains material located in the following limerick: the constant rotation of people and objects/the double entendre, shifting gazes of subjects/a dance with death/ a mess made of cloth/and a ritual on the face of the moon___.

In-Process Talks moderated by Larissa Velez-Jackson.


Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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Bartosik’s showing, occurring in the early stages of her creative process, will feature the research associated with her newest work and..., featuring Joanna Kotze and Trisha Brown Dance Company member Tamara Riewe. In and..., Bartosik deepens her choreographic explorations into ideas surrounding the ephemeral nature of performance and examines presence, absence and the phenomenon of disappearing. Collaborating with lighting designer Roderick Murray, much of the impulse driving and... stems from Bartosik’s response to Tacita Dean's words: "It's about faith and belief in what you see."

In-Process Talks moderated by RoseAnne Spradlin and Ash Bulayev

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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In BG: Girl, Girl, Okwui Okpokwasili continues to explore the physical and psychic world of Bronx Gothic, the first iteration of which premiered at Danspace in Platform 2012: Parallels. It is a narrative of sexual awakenings, exploits and exploitation among young girls, based on a partially true re-accounting of one Bronx woman's sexual past.

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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Walter Dundervill’s LITTER consists of two primary layers of choreographic investigation: ARENA and AMERICAN SILVER. The explorations in both themes draw from aesthetic information prevalent during his childhood and adolescence. The first layer, ARENA, explores fictional representations of ancient Rome from the 1970s, specifically referencing the BBC miniseries I, Claudius and the 1969 film Fellini Satyricon. In ARENA Dundervill focuses on interpretations of historical imagery that were rooted in the conflict between traditional codes of morality and the 70s culture of burgeoning sexual independence and fluidity. The second layer, AMERICAN SILVER, uses Sam Wagstaff’s seminal Black, White and Gray exhibition and the emergence of minimalism in the 1960s. Here, Dundervill explores themes of purity and asceticism in American culture; in particular, the conflict between the act of distilling inchoate forces of nature to a pure essence and the presence of chaos and entropy within human experience.

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Studio Series receives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Foundation For Contemporary Arts, and The Puffin Foundation.

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The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.

Sign up for iele's Shared Practice, Mar 16, 1:30-3:30pm, $15.

Studio Series recives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Foundation For Contemporary Arts.

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Co-curated by and in partnership with Urban Word NYC, Cabico, said to have a “wry theatricality and naked emotionalism [that] creates excellent smarmy diva material” (The Village Voice), will present his latest spoken word play chronicling his encounters with poet stalkers who invite him to Canadian Thanksgiving, sextings and astrological whimsy.
 
In Godiva Dates & a One Night Stand, Cabico tells stories of how he attracts males by writing them poetic odes or mailing them gay super hero wedding comic books. By the time he reaches 50, he doesn’t want his life to be a Barbara Streisand film. Cabico is on the eternal mission to get his groove back.

The Studio Series offers an opportunity for research and development in a creative residency format, providing resources of time, space and a commission. The Studio Series is a research laboratory for physical explorations and new movement investigations with a focus on process, not final performance/product. The “performances” are intended to be informal public showings to share ideas with an audience in the intimate working space of the studio. Studio Series artists are curated internally by the Artistic Director in conjunction with Programming staff and guest curators from Urban Word NYC.


Studio Series recives generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Jerome Foundation and the Foundation For Contemporary Arts.

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World Premiere

Driven by a distinct vision for reimagining classical ballet vocabulary in an ultra-post-modern framework, Tanowitz’s dances elegantly layer full-bodied dancing with a clear visual design. The Spectators continues Tanowitz’s investigation of dance steps as objects, and will explore decorative movements alongside practical and structural movements. Consisting of a series of interrelated solos, duets, and ensemble pieces, The Spectators is set to music by Annie Gosfield played live by The FLUX Quartet and includes an original score by Dan Siegler.

Performers: Andrew Champlin, Maggie Cloud, Dylan Crossman, Pierre Guilbault, Sarah Haarmann, Melissa Toogood

Original score: Dan Siegler

Music: Annie Gosfield, played live by The FLUX Quartet

Lighting Design: Davison Scandrett

Costumes: Renee Kurz

May 16 at 6:30 Come Early Conversation with Composer Dan Siegler, moderated by William Petroni
May 16 Stay Late Discussion with David Vaughan
May 17 Stay Late with The FLUX Quartet (Free) Reserve tickets here

The Spectators is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. The Spectators was created during a residency provided by The Joyce Theater Foundation, New York City, with major support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Spectators is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. The Spectators also receives support from New Music USA's 2013 Live Music For Dance Program and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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World Premiere
With an opening performance by Cynthia Oliver

Born in Burkina Faso, choreographer and performer Souleymane Badolo’s African heritage is a driving force in his work. Badolo's newest work, BARACK, was created as an acknowledgement towards the individuals who have helped him since he moved from Burkina Faso to the U.S. four years ago, and the title of the work loosely translates as “gratitude” in his native Gurunsi. Also on the program, BuudouBADOOBADOLO is inspired by Badolo’s rich family legacy as it traces the journey of his great-great-grandfather; the lessons his father taught him; and the responsibility he feels to his own son about their ancestry.

BOOM!, a new duet by Cynthia Oliver featuring Oliver and Leslie Cuyjet, opens the performance program. A nugget of a larger work to come, BOOM! exposes and manipulates notions of building a life and a relationship - of a woman to herself, her history, her present and future. Negotiating and renegotiating the rules of personhood, fate and consequence, BOOM! simultaneously reveals, resists and submits to the structures and shape of a performance.

Apr 25 at 6:30 Come Early Conversation: Continuing the Discourse: The Africanist Aesthetic in Performance and Visual Art with Adrienne Edwards (Performa)

Apr 26 Stay Late Discussion: From BOOM! to Barak – A Conversation about Autobiographical Dancemaking with Reggie Wilson (Artistic Director, Fist and Heel Performance Group)

Sign up for Souleymane's Shared Practice,  Apr 27, 1:30-3:30pm, $15.

BARACK is commissioned by New York Live Arts and made possible, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Jerome Foundation. Additional support is given by contributors to the Dance Theater Workshop Commissioning Fund at New York Live Arts. Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO was originally commissioned for the Harlem Stage by the E-Moves Series. Buudou, BADOO, BADOLO premiered April 21, 2012 at the The Gatehouse of Harlem Stage. 

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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 hilarious, 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.

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Featuring Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie, Franklin Diaz, Megan Kendzior, Michal Samama, Molly Poerstel and Parul Shah.

Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie In 3 Movements
In 3 Movements fuses breaking and house to reflect on our path to adulthood and the ways we come to accept the randomness of life.  

Franklin Diaz EL
In this solo dance with two singers and a percussionist that combines flamenco and contemporary movement vocabularies with African influences and Cuban sounds, Diaz considers the struggles between the past and the future.  

Megan Kendzior Rift
Shifting between moments of tender alliance, stark isolation and palpable disturbance, Rift exposes delicate and vulnerable distillations of human experience.
 

Michal Samama The Chicken Memorial
Is it possible to commemorate something so forgettable and unremarkable as a chicken? Can a performance assume the position of a site of remembrance?

Molly Poerstel-Taylor Do Beast
In Do Beast, Poerstel-Taylor is sourcing sensations associated with painful memories, instinct, imagined landscapes, sexuality and physical disintegration in response to duration.

Parul Shah enduring silence
Committed to back breaking work protected under the canopy of tradition, enduring silence takes its inspiration from women that persevere and their ignored sorrows, anonymous kinship, and desperate strength.
 

The Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program, created in 1965 by Dance Theater Workshop, identifies six early career artists to receive comprehensive performance and residency support. The program begins with a showcase performance in the theater followed by a 50-hour creative residency in our studios along with introductory level professional development workshops in marketing, fundraising and career development. Artists also participate in dialogue sessions facilitating open discussion about their creative process and one-on-one consultations, both with Artistic Advisor Levi Gonzalez.

Dec 13 at 6:30 Come Early Conversation: 47 years of Emerging Artists, 2011-12 Fresh Track Artists with Levi Gonzalez

Dec 14 Stay Late Mixer (The Fresh Tracks Reunion)


Previous Fresh Tracks artists include: Jeff Duncan (1965), Deborah Jowitt (1968), Wendy Perron (1970), Alice Teirstein (1974), Bill T. Jones (1977), Bebe Miller (1978) Elizabeth Streb (1979), Tere O’Connor (1984), Amy Sue Rosen (1986), Ron Brown (1987), Reggie Wilson (1989), RoseAnne Spradlin (1990), Rosane Chamecki (1991), Maura Ngyuen-Donohue (1995), and more recently, Ivy Baldwin (2000), Jen Rosenblit (2009), and Vanessa Anspaugh (2010).

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Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts and New York Live Arts are dedicated to emphasizing research and experimentation within the movement-based arts in the collegiate field. This new partnership will feature seasonal performances including premieres of original dance works created by guest choreographers. The fall performances will highlight choreographers Beth Gill and Yvonne Meier, spring performances will feature works by guest artist John Jasperse, Lang faculty Neil Greenberg and a Movement Research Artist-In-Residence. Each performance series will also highlight student-choreographed works. All works will be performed by students of the Eugene Lang College dance program.

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Upcoming Performances

 
 
MAR 18-22, 10AM-12PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
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. Each morning class is lead...

JAN 14-18, 10AM-12PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
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. Schedule of teachers below: Monday, Jan....

Jun 24, 2-8PM
The House Party: Live Arts Pride 2018 - THE HOUSE PARTY

Curated by Tyler Ashley, The Dauphine of Bushwick Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka THE HOUSE PARTY is a building wide and sidewalk celebration in the historic gayborhood, Chelsea, just blocks from the pride march. The daylong performance party embodies the historical importance and unwavering power of houses in LGBTQAI culture. Queer nightlife...

JUN 18-23
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: 2018 Summer Workshop

For 36 years, the BTJ/AZ Company has been on the leading edge of contemporary art, moving audiences around the world with the athleticism, intelligence and human resonance of its work. The 2018 Summer Workshop offers a concentrated opportunity to delve into the thoughtful and vigorous movement training, the innovative creative...

Jun 15 & 16, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Fresh Tracks 2017-18: Residency Showing

Join us for an informal showing of work developed by the 2017-18 Fresh Tracks Artists Nora Alami, Brendan Drake, Lisa Fagan, Alethea Pace, and Jessie Young. Live Arts’ legendary Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its 53-year commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. The program...

JUN 1 & 2 at 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: “Y” (Work in Progress)

RoseAnne Spradlin is the 2017-18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). This award continues a long relationship with New York Live Arts and Dance Theater Workshop, beginning with Fresh Tracks in 1990, and several presentations and commissions since. Join us for this special work in progress showing of the new work...

May 21, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill Chats: Wynton Marsalis

Legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones and renowned jazz master Wynton Marsalis come together to discuss some of the most intriguing questions they face as artists and leaders of important cultural institutions: Marsalis is the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln...

May 18 & 19, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kota Yamazaki/ Fluid hug-hug: Live Feed In-Process - A sketch for Darkness Odyssey Part 3: Non-Opera, Becoming

The third installment of Yamazaki’s Darkness Odyssey series, is a non-operatic celebration of “becoming others”. Inspired by writings of authors Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, and Butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata’s notion of “dance of darkness”, the series explores the idea of the body as a black hole. The Live...

May 11 & 12, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Netta Yerushalmy: Live Feed In-Process - Paramodernities

Yerushamly’s Paramodernities engages with the canon of modern dance in radical ways in order to spark new ideas and new choreographies. The project involves deconstructions of landmark modernist choreographies, as well as contributions by writers, philosophers, and historians who situate these iconic works in...

May 10-12, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
dendy/donovan projects: Elvis Everywhere

New York Premiere The ADF-commissioned “Elvis Everywhere” is dendy/donovan projects’ latest work. “America is Elvis Presley–the most beautiful, talented, rebellious nation in the history of Earth. And now, you’re in your Vegas years. You’ve squeezed yourself into a white jumpsuit, you’re wheezing your way through ‘Love Me...

May 4 & 5, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Rashaad Newsome: Live Feed In-Process - FIVE

Combining performance, sound, and computer programming, FIVE explores Voguing, a competitive dance form created by a subculture of Black and Latino LGBTQ and GNC New Yorkers in the 1970’s.  In these Live Feed In Process showings Rashaad and his performers will give the audience an inside look at how the new technology is used...

Monday, April 16th, 2018
@ Irving Plaza, New York, NY
 
2018 Live Ideas Gala: Radical Vision

MONDAY APRIL 16TH, 2018 IRVING PLAZA, NYC CATERING BY BITE FESTIVE ATTIRE GALA CO-CHAIRS RUTH & STEPHEN HENDEL AND SLOBODAN RANDJELOVIĆ & JON STRYKER HOST ANNA DEAVERE SMITH PRESENTING THE LIVE IDEAS HONOR TO:

Apr 13 & 14, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: Live Feed In-Process - I hunger for you

In I hunger for you, deeply internalized forces of faith, violence, life force, and compassion pulse through bodies that exist in a mesmerizing, starkly beautiful, often dangerous world.  In a world defined by light and is absence, the work looks deeply into the heart of the impulse to lose oneself...

April 4-7, 8PM | APR 6, 10PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Everything is Imaginable

World premiere Jack Ferver’s interdisciplinary performance work, Everything Is Imaginable, juxtaposes the lives, virtuosity and fantasies of its five queer performers. In turns manic and poetic, the work addresses ideas of genre, sexuality, success, friendship, and loss. Ferver is joined by American Ballet Theater principal James Whiteside, principal dancer with Martha Graham...

Mar 28-31, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Joanna Kotze: What will we be like when we get there

World premiere Bessie Award winner Joanna Kotze presents What will we be like when we get there, a new interdisciplinary dance performance created with long time collaborators Netta Yerushalmy (dancer/choreographer), Jonathan Allen (visual artist) and Ryan Seaton (composer/musician). This team investigates physical, emotional, and artistic spectrums while reflecting on personal...

Mar 23 & 24, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kaneza Schaal: Live Feed In-Process - The Cotillion

The Cotillion is a companion piece to Schaal’s JACK & and expands the investigation of ceremonial entrances into society. From re-entry into society after prison, to ‘entering society’ at debutante balls, The Cotillion draws on traditions of mimicry and...

MAR 17, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Joanna Kotze: Shared Practice- CANCELED

While practicing the performance and performing the practice, we will delve into the multiplicity of the body in relationship to time, space, each other and the viewer. Through physical practices, we will create and take apart, build and dismantle or take apart and create and dismantle and build, with the...

Mar 6-10, 7:30PM, | Mar 10, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
BalletNext: Spring Season

New choreography by Michele Wiles with special guest artist Jazz trumpet legend Tom Harrell, Deaf choreographer and dancer Bailey Vincent, Dancers Violetta Komyshan, Egle Andreikaite, Alice Regnouf and others.

THIS EVENT WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR A LATER DATE.
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
BILL CHATS - Rescheduled

THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. Please check back here for updates. New York Live Arts popular series, Bill Chats returns, featuring Bill T. Jones in dialogue with writers, scholars, visual artists and activists.

FEB 24, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst: Shared Practice

Our shared practice session is shaped by the premises of The Making Room: making in parallel; making in response. Taking turns making movement (and structure), seeing how we each work, continuing until our dances are made. Sue and Bebe will work with all the artists in back-and-forths as they compose,...

Feb 21-24, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bebe Miller Company & Susan Rethorst: The Making Room

NYC premiere The Making Room is an investigation into innovative ways of sharing the creative process from start to premiere. Organized by Bebe Miller Company, the project brings together choreographers Bebe Miller and Susan Rethorst to generate a joint experience of the choreographic process. Audiences follows the artists’ engagement in each...

Feb 12, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: What Is Our Moral Response to Mass Deportation?

What is our ethical responsibility in this crisis, as people who are committed to civil rights, human justice, and equal opportunity for all, not just a few? What is our response as New Yorkers who support the values of our Sanctuary City? And as Americans, who believe that clearing moral...

Feb 1-3, 8PM
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy Trilogy. The complete trilogy brings into light the different types of war we fight and, in particular, the war within ourselves. Works to be performed are Analogy/Dora:Tramontane (Feb 1), Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka the Escape Artist (Feb...

JAN 25-27, 8PM
FEB 1-3, 8PM
FEB 8-10, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lumberyard: DANA REITZ

LUMBERYARD In The City Winter Festival at New York Live Arts Dana Reitz FEB 8-10, 8PM TICKETS Dana Reitz, choreographer, dancer and visual artist, often uses silence as a means to reveal the musical nuance of movement itself.  On her own and in her collaborations with lighting artists such as Beverly Emmons,...

Jan 22, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
BILL CHATS: Salman Rushdie

The second Bill Chats will feature Bill T. Jones in conversation with British Indian author and essayist Salman Rushdie.

Jan 20 at 2PM, Jan 21 at 1PM & 4PM
Alumni Concert: Jan 20 at 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Ellen Robbins: Dances by Very Young Choreographers

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,...

JAN 15, 1PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson: Visual Proof (2017) (Excerpt)

Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson, both Bessie Award receiving performers, have been collaborating together since 1999.  Their current duet evening captures a history of coming together, the passing away of support, and the changing nature of intimacy over time.  Moment to moment physical negotiations lie at the heart of the work. ...

JAN 14, 8:30PM | JAN 15, 3:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Everything is Imaginable (Work-in-progress)

Jack Ferver’s interdisciplinary performance work, Everything Is Imaginable, juxtaposes the lives, virtuosity and fantasies of its five queer performers. In turns manic and poetic, the work addresses ideas of genre, sexuality, success, friendship, and loss. Ferver is joined by American Ballet Theater principal James Whiteside, principal dancer with Martha Graham Lloyd...

JAN 14, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Deborah Hay/Eric Geiger, Jess Humphrey, and Leslie Seiters: Pause,

Pause, was choreographed, coached, and directed by Deborah Hay over two residencies and two years of practice. Co-choreographed and performed by Eric Geiger, Jess Humphrey, and Leslie Seiters, this is the first time independent artists have collaborated to commission an ensemble work from Hay, who describes the dance as: “a...

JAN 14, 4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kota Yamazaki/ Fluid hug-hug: Darkness Odyssey Part 2: I or Hallucination (Excerpt)

Darkness Odyssey is a series of dances inspired by the written words of French philosophers Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, and butoh pioneer Tatsumi Hijikata’s notion of “dance of darkness”. This series explores the idea of the body and dance as a black hole, which absorbs everything, even seemingly unrelated...

JAN 14, 1PM | JAN 15, 5PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Joanna Kotze: What we will be like when we get there (Work-in-progress)

Bessie award winner (for the ravishing It Happened It Had Happened It Is Happening It Will Happen) Joanna Kotze presents a work-in-progress performance of What will we be like when we get there. “The ruthlessly elegant dancer-choreographer…” (Time Out) performs with long-time collaborators dancer/choreographer Netta Yerushalmy, visual artist Jonathan Allen, and composer/musician Ryan Seaton. Her new work investigates...

JAN 13, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Susan Marshall & Company: Construction and Closed System (Work-in-progress)

Two pieces, both are excerpts of works-in-progress. Construction is a collaboration with Sō Percussion Ensemble. PRESENTERS RSVP HERE

JAN 13, 12PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Abby Zbikowski: Abandoned Playground

Inside the intimate stadium setup of abandoned playground (2017), 9 dancers rip through the space performing complex sequences of hyper-physical dance that push their understandings of their own capabilities and endurance. Recognized with the 2017 Juried Bessie Award for her “unique and utterly authentic movement vocabulary in complex and demanding...

JAN 13, 5PM | JAN 15, 11AM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Netta Yerushalmy: Paramodernities (Work-in-progress)

Paramodernities is a series of lecture-performances, or dance-experiments, generated through deconstructions of landmark modern choreographies, performed alongside contributions by scholars and writers who situate these iconic works within the larger project of Modernism. Exploring foundational tenants of modern discourse— such as sovereignty, race, feminism, and nihilism —Paramodernities includes public discussions...

JAN 13, 2PM | JAN 15, 6:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: I hunger for you (Work-in-progress)

As part of Live Artery, Kimberly Bartosik presents a work-in progress excerpt from I hunger for you (working title), a two-phase, dual-venue choreographic project. This project marks the culmination of a long-term examination into faith, ecstasy, compassion, and violence within specific, radical religious practices, and delves into Bartosik’s experiences within Evangelical communities and Charismatic rituals. I hunger...

JAN 13, 3PM | JAN 14, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: X

RoseAnne Spradlin’s remount of her critically acclaimed trio “X” explores body consciousness and structural form in contemporary dance. The work features dancers Asli Bulbul, James Raney, and Connor Voss and sound design by New York City-based visual artist Glen Fogel. Spradlin’s production was named one of the outstanding dance productions...

JAN 13, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Walter Dundervill: Skybox (Excerpt)

Bessie Award winner Walter Dundervill, known for his immersive performance environments fusing dance, costume, sound and visual art, returns to Live Arts for the first time since 2011. Using ancient Roman frescoes, a 17th century mathematical theory, and a late mannerist painting as departure points, Skybox examines how we construct...

DEC 16 AT 8:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Post-Show Sounds at the Live Arts Gallery Cafe: Erica Kenia

New York Live Arts’ Post-Show Sounds at the Live Arts Gallery Café will present live music in the Live Arts lobby after performance presentations during its 2017-2018 season. Curated by Special Projects Manager Tyler Ashley, the new series provides up-and-coming musicians the chance to share new work in an informal...

DEC 16, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
zoe | juniper: Shared Practice- VISUAL AESTHETICS AS CHOREOGRAPHY: WORKING WITH BODIES IN THE VISUAL FIELD

In this class we will investigate the characteristics of various visual mediums: photography, drawing, film, etc, as a way to discern each participant’s aesthetic. We will use these as choreographic tools to create the experience we want. This class will encourage collaboration between participants and is more of a creative...

Dec 13-16, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
zoe | juniper: Clear & Sweet

NYC Premiere Clear & Sweet is a multi-disciplinary performance by zoe | juniper incorporating dance and live singing based on an inquiry into Sacred Harp Singing, a form of spiritual acapella choral singing founded in Southern Baptist churches. Runtime: 65 minutes DEC 14 Stay Late Conversation DEC 16, 2-4PM

DEC 10, 1PM & 4PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
CO/LAB Theater Group: CO/LAB's SHOW OF SHOWS

A collaboration between our Musical Theater Production, Puppetry, and two Ensemble Theater classes, CO/LAB’S SHOW OF SHOWS is an original devised show that explores that uniquely American entertainment—television! Each class was given a TV network to use as inspiration for their original work. And don’t turn that dial—a night of...

Dec 8 & 9, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Fresh Tracks 2017-18: Nora Alami, Brendan Drake, Lisa Fagan, Alethea Pace, Jessie Young

An evening of works by the 2017-18 Fresh Tracks Resident Artists. Nora Alami, maktoub “It is written.” Maktoub is the notion that our future is written on our foreheads. Although it is always there, we cannot see it for ourselves. In this iteration, maktoub questions the prescriptive perceptions we place on...

Dec 4, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: CREATIVE SUSTAINABILITY - How Do We Invest In Ourselves as Artists and Human Beings?

Do you take time to invest in yourself?  Do you have access to the resources, tools and advice you need to plan a sustainable life as an individual? We live in ecosystem of interrelated platforms that support the creative process, but how is the artist considered beyond the production of art? Working from...

Nov 30-Dec 2
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Barnard/Columbia Dances: FEATURING WORK BY LUCINDA CHILDS, SHANNON GILLEN, OKWUI OKPOKWASILI & CLAUDIA SCHREIER

Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live arts features three world premieres and the geometrically virtuosic Concerto by postmodern icon Lucinda Childs. The premieres are by Shannon Gillen, founder of Vim Vigor Dance Company, whose high octane choreography fluidly moves between the physical power of risk and the human experience; Okwui...

NOV 18
@ ASU Gammage, Tempe, AZ
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant

Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant, is the third and final installment of Bill T. Jones’s acclaimed Analog Trilogy. Inspired by W.G. Sebald’s celebrated novel The Emigrants, the piece tracks the story of Ambros Adelwarth, a German servant, and his glamorous...

Nov 15-19, 7:45PM | Doors open at 7:15PM for gallery pre-show
@ The Collapsable Hole
 
Marjani Forté-Saunders: Memoirs of a… Unicorn

World Premiere Presented Off-site with The Collapsable Hole 55 Bethune St (entrance at Bethune St & Washington St) New York, NY 10014 Marjani Forté-Saunders teams up with media designer Meena Murugesan, sound designer Everett Saunders, set designer Mimi Lien, lighting designer Tuce Yasak, and her own father as set...

NOV 12 AT 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Mimi Garrard Dance Company: Mimi Garrard and Friends

“I am writing to you as a new fan. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I happened upon your program on the local Manhattan cable station. I was captivated by the imaginative collaboration of dance and video. I applaud your artistic accomplishment and look forward to viewing more dance/video programs. It is...

Nov 8-11, 7:30pm, Nov 11, 2pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ZviDance: LIKE

LIKE is the third in Gotheiner’s trilogy, reflecting on our ever-increasing dependency on technology and how technology is shaping our current models of social interactions. Like both works in the trilogy, ZOOM (2010) and SURVEILLANCE (2014), LIKE will allow audiences to reflect on their own notions of friendships, social belonging,...

Nov 6, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Spectrum: Commissioning and Presenting in Confusing Times

In these confusing times, why and how do performing arts presenters and curators decide what work to present in their season? What is the interplay of determining factors – sociopolitical climate, curatorial vision, audience trends, diversity, the bottom line? To what extent do risks drive budgets? How is success measured?...

NOV 4 at 8:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Post-Show Sounds at the Live Gallery Cafe: Richard Kennedy

New York Live Arts’ Post-Show Sounds at the Live Gallery Café will present live music in the Live Arts lobby after performance presentations during its 2017-2018 season. Curated by Special Projects Manager Tyler Ashley, the new series provides up-and-coming musicians the chance to share new work in an informal setting....

Nov 2-4, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Preeti Vasudevan: Stories by Hand

World Premiere Stories by Hand is a solo work searching for an individual identity through stories which are personal, mythical, and social, narrated through the continuous placement and displacement of gestures affected by memory. The work takes the hand gestures of Bharatanatyam (classical Indian dance) as the basis for a...

OCT 27-28 AT 8PM | OCT 28 AT 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
The Laramie Project by Marymount Manhattan College

The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Johanna Pinzler. The Laramie Project is a piece of documentary theater created by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theatre Project in 2000. The play documents the reaction to the 1998 murder of University...

Oct 20 & 21, 7:30PM, Oct 22, 6PM
@ Pioneer Works
 
Walter Dundervill: Skybox

World Premiere Presented Off-Site with Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St Brooklyn, NY 11231 We suggest taking the South Brooklyn Ferry from Manhattan. Bessie Award winner Walter Dundervill, known for his immersive performance environments fusing dance, costume, sound and visual art, returns to Live Arts for the first time since 2011....

OCT 14, 12pm-1:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Yossi Berg & Oded Graf: Shared Practice

Acclaimed Israeli choreographer Oded Graf will teach a master class focused on their unique movement language arising from their personalized, intensely physical approach. He will teach excerpts from their repertoire, which has been developed in recent years with Yossi Berg & Oded Graf Dance Theatre. Yossi and Oded have been collaborating...

Oct 13-14, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Yossi Berg & Oded Graf: Come Jump With Me

New York Premiere Come Jump With Me is a daring, provocative, and witty work that examines the relevancy and significance of creating art in the urgent political reality of Israel. In the explosive political and social reality, this work indeed pushes the limits and “plays with fire,” both literally and visually. Runtime:...

OCT 11, 2PM-4PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Claire Porter & Sara Juli: Shared Practice

In Writing and Moving, Inside Outside In, we will explore ways of incorporating text and movement in work generated from two different sources. First, participants will be guided in creating work from their emotions. And second, guided in creating work from an outside source. We will then combine the material...

Oct 10-11, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ADF Presents-
Claire Porter & Sara Juli: The Lectern: rule by rule by rule

New York Premiere The duo Claire Porter & Sara Juli, first paired by ADF in 2015, present their latest ADF-commissioned collaboration, The Lectern: rule by rule by rule. Living according to rules is the demand on all of us. We are surrounded by the rules of our...

OCT 3-7, 7:30PM
@ Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
 
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...

SEP 30, 2pm-3:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Salva Sanchis: Shared Practice-A Love Supreme

In this workshop you’ll be able to work with the basic principles from the show. Starting with John Coltrane’s eponymous album, you’ll discover together how the qualities of the musicians and their instruments are transformed into material for movement and how this material can engender improvised dance.

SEP 30, 5PM
Bill Chats-The man and the music

Bill T. Jones in conversation with Ashley Kahn and Reggie Workman about the lasting influence of John Coltrane and A Love Supreme. Ashley Kahn is an American music historian, journalist, producer, and author of the book A Love Supreme/The Creation of John Coltrane’s Classic Album. Reggie Workman is...

Sep 27–30, 7:30PM
THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT. TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, CALL 212.691.6500 STARTING AT 1PM ON THE DAY OF EACH SHOW.
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Salva Sanchis: A Love Supreme

NYC Premiere A quartet created by Salva Sanchis and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, A Love Supreme is based on John Coltrane’s eponymous album. This collaboration, started in 2005, comprises a meeting between two choreographers who share the same fascination for an iconic piece of music. In A Love Supreme, Coltrane...

SEP 22 & 23 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Dardo Galletto Dance: Myself

The program includes two Acts; the first is primarily Contemporary Dance and the second is Tango. Part one, titled Myself, depicts the journey of one’s exploration of self. How does one become more in touch with their own body, emotions, or subconscious? What interactions define us and bring us joy? We...

Sept 2017
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Nat Ward: A Nationless Place Opening Reception

This fall the Ford Foundation Live Gallery features a new work by Nat Ward. A Nationless Place features a narrative text, written by Nat Ward, that weaves across the wall through five black and white photographs of the Mojave Desert. The photographs are heavily obscured by playful lightleaks, flare, and a...

SEP 14 & 15 at 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
FJK Dance: Season 2017

FJK Dance Season 2017 will present Fadi J Khoury’s choreography combining contemporary ballet movement with ballroom and tango partnering in unique fusion of culture and dance. Celebrating the world premiere of “Mundo” on September 14, a ballet which joins Latin American dancing and folkloric movement from the Middle East. The...

SEP 6-9, 7:30PM | SEP 9, 2PM (FAMILY MATINEE)
: Ariel Rivka Dance 10th Anniversary Season

Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on ten seasons of emotionally-stirring modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs. Along with beloved repertory and fresh collaborations, including one New York and two world premieres, each evening also highlights work from peers including Chanel DaSilva (Program A), Taylor 2 (Program B), and RIOULT...

Jul 27, 8pm (Analogy/Dora: Tramontane)
Jul 28, 8pm (Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist)
Jul 29, 7pm (Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant)
@ American Dance Festival Durham, NC
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy Trilogy

WORLD PREMIERE OF THE FULL TRILOGY! Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy: A Trilogy. The complete trilogy, performed for the first time at ADF, brings into light the different types of war we fight and, in particular, the war...

Jul 21-22 at 8pm
@ Dancers Workshop, Jackson Hole, WY
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy/Ambros: The Emigrant

WORLD PREMIERE “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...

Jul 13, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
WHAT WILL BE DIFFERENT?

A Conversation on Arts Funding in a Changing America Given continuing threats to public arts funding, and recent sponsorship cancelations around cultural projects that address our current political circumstances, join us for a conversation with four brilliant thinkers on what will be different for arts funding in...

Jul 11th, 6:30-8:30PM
Kickstarter: Kickstarter 101

Want help thinking about your next crowdfunding campaign? Join Jessica Massart, Kickstarter’s Performance Lead, in an interactive workshop that tackles how to frame your story, rewards, goal setting, and outreach strategy. July 11th 6:30-8:30 Location: New York Live Arts Conference Room 2nd floor 219 West 19th Street New York, NY 10011 Cost: Free to Live Core...

Jun 21-23 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
LYDIA JOHNSON DANCE: New York Season 2017

“What seems to count most for Ms. Johnson is music. The four pieces on the program all showed uncommon skill at matching ballet movement to music, both at the large scale of structure and in small, felicitous details.”-Brian Seibert, The New York Times, 2015 An exciting...

Jun 17 at 7:30PM
@ NYU Tisch Dance
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Dances by Dancers 2017

This is the 3rd year that the company members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company present their own works at NYU Tisch Dance. Choreographers: Antonio Brown, Talli Jackson, Jenna Riegel, Rena Butler, Carlo Antonio Villanueva, Christina Robson & Shane Larson Lighting Designer: Lauren Libretti Producer: I-Ling Liu Saturday June 17th 2017...

Jun 13-17 at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
WOMEN / CREATE!: Armitage / Buglisi / Monte / Muller – LIVE!

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6 Pieces – 3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers. Four distinguished and innovative choreographers, at the height of their careers, each with a powerful...

June 9 at 7:30, June 10 at 7:00, June 11 at 12:00 & 4:00
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Ellen Robbins: Ellen Robbins’ Annual Student Concerts

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...

Jun 1st at 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill T. Jones in Conversation with Zoë Buckman, Natalie Frank & Okwui Okpokwasili

Bill T. Jones in Conversation: (Women) Artists at Work The fourth and final event of this series will feature Bill T. Jones in conversation with three artists whose works are part of New York Live Arts’ current season. Zoë Buckman and Natalie Frank’s mural We Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident uses misogynistic quotes...

May 20 at 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Hunts Point Children’s Shakespeare Ensemble: Romeo and Juliet

PASSIONS RUN HOT in the modern metropolis of Verona, where two star-crossed lovers find each other in the midst of chaos, caught between their feuding families. This performance of William Shakespeare’s most enduring romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, features performances from the talented and hard-working young actors of...

May 18 & 19 1-4pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
RoseAnne Spradlin: embodying embryology

Body-mind centering® study group led by RoseAnne Spradlin Our development never stops, we are continually evolving, unspooling our potential.  How can the body organize itself for dance from this knowledge, this place? Classes will involve individual explorations led by RoseAnne, grounded in the BMC® embryological work.  There will also be time for...

May 14 at 2pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
National YoungArts Foundation Salon Series: Critical Junctures: Alexei Ratmansky

Alexei Ratmansky in conversation with Cassandra Trenary (2011 YoungArts Winner in Dance) Hailed by The New York Times as the “choreographer who leaps even higher,” Alexei Ratmansky has been changing the landscape of ballet and revitalizing the classical genre for  audiences worldwide.  He has been artist in residence at...

Apr 28 & May 1
@ Macau Arts Festival
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement & Music/ A Letter to My Nephew

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.

April 18-19, 12-2pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Cain Coleman, Jr: Open Class with Cain Coleman Jr.

This class will be a ride of modern techniques, contemporary principles  and intentional expression. Space is limited. Advance purchase is recommended.

April 17, 20-21, 12-2pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Antonio Brown: Open Class with Antonio Brown

CLASS IS CANCELLED Class is perfect for dancers who desire a thorough and thoughtful morning practice or tune up. Antonio’s class moves in and out of the floor exploring grounded and physical momentum that tests the brain and propels the body of the artist into motion. Space is limited. Advance purchase is recommended.    

Session 1: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, Apr 15, 22, 29
Session 2: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, May 13, 20, 27
Session 3: Saturdays, 9-9:45 am, Jun 3, 10, 17
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Thinkers & Movers: Tiny Thoughts
An Adult & Child Movement Class

Thinkers & Movers: Tiny Thoughts is Live Arts first movement class for the smallest artists! Explore elements of space with this movement class tailored to toddlers and their caregivers. Through a 45 minute class, an established artist instructor will work closely with these tiny thinkers. Your Thinkers and...

Apr 10 - 14, 10 - 4pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Thinkers & Movers: SPRUNG

A Screen-Free Zone Imagination is everything at Thinkers & Movers: SPRUNG, our first Spring Break workshop for young artists! Commanding the stage in Live Art’s state-of-the-art studios, a screen-free zone, established artist instructors will work closely with burgeoning artists to engage in the world of ideas. Through...

MAR 22–25 at 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
ILBIJERRI Theatre Company: Jack Charles V The Crown

Co-presented with Performance Space 122 Uncle Jack Charles is an award-winning actor, accomplished musician, indigenous elder and activist, but for a good portion of his 72 years was also considered an addict, thief and a regular throughout the Australian prison system. Jack Charles V The Crown tells the true story of a life...

Mar 20
@ Gallus Hall
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement & 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.

Mar 18 at 1pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
What Would An HIV Doula Do?: WORKSHOP: What Would an HIV Doula Do?

The What Would an HIV Doula Do? collective will host a participatory workshop about how to honor, support and activate transitions in personal health and the political climate through the lens of the ongoing AIDS crisis. The collective will partner with members of the 1990s group WAVE (Women’s AIDS Video...

Mar 17 at 2:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks: Stadt Der Verlorenen Seelen (City of Lost Souls)

Directed by Rosa Von Praunheim, 16mm on dv, 91min., 1983. Angie Stardust has a lot on her plate, running a boarding house called Pension Stardust filled with misfit lodgers: an erotic trapeze duo, a magikal group therapist, assorted layabouts, nymphomaniacs and Lila (Jayne County), a Southern blonde who dreams of Hollywood....

Mar 16 at 2:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks: Bight of the Twin

Hazel Hill McCarthy III, HD Video, 55min., 2016 Transcending assumptions of what it means to be “gendered,” Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and late wife Lady Jaye underwent a series of surgical procedures to become physically identical to one another, seeking to perfect a gender-neutral state through a process they termed Pandrogyny. In...

Mar 16 at 1pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
LUNCHTIME READING: Casey Legler, Godspeed

Best known for being the first woman with a contract as a male Ford Model, the artist/activist and former Olympic swimmer will share her forthcoming memoir Godspeed at this Lunchtime Reading. Publisher-Atria Books /Simon and Schuster.

Mar 16 at 8pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Prime Time: the TEAM – RoosevElvis (Re-MX’D)

On a hallucinatory road trip from the Badlands to Graceland, the spirits of Elvis Presley and Theodore Roosevelt battle over the soul of Ann, a painfully shy meat-processing plant worker, and what kind of man or woman Ann should become. A duet performed by actresses Libby King and Kristen Sieh,...

Mar 15, 2017
@ Teatro Ponchielli
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: PLAY & 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.

Mar 15 at 8:30pm
@ PARTICIPANT INC.
 
Prime Time: Trajal Harrell - The Return of La Argentina

Presented offsite at Participant Inc. In this solo the choreographer/dancer invites audience to a fictional archiving of Butoh co-founder Kazuo Ohno’s renowned solo Admiring La Argentina as directed by Butoh’s other founder Tatsumi Hijikata and dedicated to the famed Spanish dancer Antonia Mercé. Performance followed by a...

Mar 15 at 2:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks: Hardcore Home Movies

Dirty Looks assembles a screening of “Hardcore Home Movies,” a program of explicit, Homocore shorts from luminaries of the scene, like G.B. Jones, Bruce La Bruce, Scott Treleaven and Vaginal Davis, as well as lesser known works by artists like Jill Reiter, Jonesy (of the queercore band Fagbash) and Greta...

Mar 15 at 1pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Lunch Time Reading: M. Lamar Funeral Doom Spiritual

Composer, musician, performer, multimedia artist, and counter tenor will share his recently released book Funeral Doom Spiritual.  Published by RITA Books.

Mar 14 at 5:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Live Ideas-OPENING NIGHT VIP RECEPTION

Celebrate the start of the second week of Live Ideas with the curators, artists, and participants.

Session 2: Saturdays, 10 -12 pm, Apr 15, 22, 29
Session 3: Saturdays, 10 -12 pm, May 13, 20, 27
Session 4: Saturdays, 10 - 12 pm, Jun 3, 10, 17
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Thinkers & Movers: MAKE

Screen-Free Zone A series of 3 class sessions to promote community building, critical thinking and physical engagement through the arts! Fueled by imagination, young artists command the space in Live Arts state-of-the art studio- a screen free zone! In MAKE, a weekly, two hour workshop, an established artist...

Mar 5 at 2pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
National YoungArts Foundation Salon Series: Critical Junctures: Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon, Visual Artist in conversation with Samora Pinderhughes (2009 YoungArts Winner in Jazz) Conceptual artist Glenn Ligon explores race, language, desire, sexuality, and identity across mediums. One of the most influential artists of the last decade, he is a Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of numerous other...

Feb 2017
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

“We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident”, an installation by celebrated artists Zoë Buckman and Natalie Frank!   “For this mural we have compiled quotations from politicians about women and our bodies whose truths we do not hold as self-evident,” states Frank. “This fight and struggle...

Feb 20 at 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill T. Jones & Fran Lebowitz: Talking the Talk! Walking the Walk?

A conversation between Fran Lebowitz and Bill T. Jones, moderated by Mary Marshall Clark. “In this era with its befuddling stream of changes, surprises and the most banal prescriptions for forward movement coming from every direction, I look forward to speaking with a true thinker and wit such as Fran Leibowitz....

Feb 17 & 18 at 7:30PM Feb 19 at 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Born Dancing, Inc.: Wasted Love

Born Dancing will present its brand new one-act, Wasted Love. Wasted Love is a modern dance Girl-Meets-Boy (Not So) Fairy Tale set to the music of singer/songwriter Misty Boyce, who will be joining the performances. The choreography explores the expected and unexpected meetings and partings of differently...

Feb 12 at 7pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studios: Astaire on Broadway

Show dances of all styles, prepared by the students and professional of Fred Astaire Midtown Dance Studio.