Upcoming Performances

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arabesque:

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

Music by Mercan Dede, Said Murad and Samer Ali.

Tango Unframed:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SHORE is a project of Creative Capital.

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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!

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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.

 

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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. 

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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

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

[artist_ID] => 234 [event_dates_description] => Jan 10 at 8:30pm [event_prices] => $10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000001ePXcEAM [event_dates] => [["01\/10\/2014","01\/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/molissafenleyanddancers_insideout_2012taylorcrichton_courtesyjacobspillowdance_profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1722 [remote_ID] => 375 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => 03_energizer_gallery-1384790308.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 374 [event_name] => Live Artery: A Living Documentary (work-in-progress) [event_url] => liveartery_documentary [event_description] =>

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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.

[artist_ID] => 25 [event_dates_description] => Oct 25 at 8pm [event_prices] => $10 suggested donation [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si0000001d1x5EAA [event_dates] => [["10\/25\/2013","10\/25\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/RaimundHoghe_profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1715 [remote_ID] => 369 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => raimundhoghe_photolucaschulte-1381851185.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 368 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Sandbox Percussion Quartet [event_url] => sound-bar-sandbox-percussion [event_description] =>

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

[artist_ID] => 262 [event_dates_description] => Nov 25 at 7pm [event_prices] => FREE [event_ticket_url] => [event_dates] => [["11\/25\/2013","11\/25\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/Nov25-profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1714 [remote_ID] => 368 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nov25web-1381514041.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 367 [event_name] => Sound Bar: Aaron Irwin Trio [event_url] => sound-bar-irwin-trio [event_description] =>

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 

[artist_ID] => 257 [event_dates_description] => Oct 26 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => $75/$50/$20/$10 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000014ihOEAQ [event_dates] => [["10\/26\/2013","10\/26\/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/Lucas-Chilczuk-pageprofile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1710 [remote_ID] => 365 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => paul-b-gallery1-1380638254.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 364 [event_name] => Chicago Humanities Festival Lecture [event_url] => chicago-humanities [event_description] =>
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall
 
 
[artist_ID] => 102 [event_dates_description] => Oct 20 at 3pm [event_prices] => [event_ticket_url] => http://chicagohumanities.org/events/2013/animal/bill-t-jones-a-life-well-danced#.Ui3doNK-o8w [event_dates] => [["10\/20\/2013","10\/20\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c14":"BTJ\/AZDC"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 363 [event_also_like2] => 362 [event_also_like3] => 336 [event_profile_photo] => /media/BillTJones-profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1705 [remote_ID] => 364 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla_billtjones-web-1378486626.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 363 [event_name] => The Dialogue 5 @ Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago [event_url] => dialogue-5-lecture [event_description] =>
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.
[artist_ID] => 102 [event_dates_description] => Sep 25 at 7pm [event_prices] => [event_ticket_url] => http://www2.mcachicago.org/event/the-dialogue-5/ [event_dates] => [["09\/25\/2013","09\/25\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c14":"BTJ\/AZDC"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 336 [event_also_like2] => 362 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/BillTJones-profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1703 [remote_ID] => 363 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla_billtjones-web-1378485952.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 362 [event_name] => The Mitchell Artist Lecture @ Mitchell Center for the Arts [event_url] => BTJ-Mitchell-Lecture [event_description] =>
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.
[artist_ID] => 102 [event_dates_description] => Sep 12 at 7pm [event_prices] => [event_ticket_url] => http://www.mitchellcenterforarts.org/events/recent/mitchell-artistlecture-featuring-bill-t-jones/ [event_dates] => [["09\/12\/2013","09\/12\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 1 [event_categories] => {"c14":"BTJ\/AZDC"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 336 [event_also_like2] => 363 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/BillTJones-profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1702 [remote_ID] => 362 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla_billtjones-web-1378401050.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 360 [event_name] => Studio Series: Saúl Ulerio [event_url] => studio_series_saul_ulerio [event_description] =>

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.

[artist_ID] => 246 [event_dates_description] => Apr 4 & 5 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000003d5kEAA [event_dates] => [["04\/04\/2014","04\/05\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/SaulPageProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1684 [remote_ID] => 360 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => saulgallery1-1374269210.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 359 [event_name] => Studio Series: Mariana Valencia
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.

[artist_ID] => 244 [event_dates_description] => Mar 21 & 22 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000003bCPEAY [event_dates] => [["03\/21\/2014","03\/22\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/MarianaPageProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1680 [remote_ID] => 359 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => marianagallery1-1374253568.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1681 [remote_ID] => 359 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => marianagallery2-1374253573.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 358 [event_name] => Studio Series: Jon Kinzel [event_url] => studio_series_jon_kinzel [event_description] =>

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.

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => Apr 18 & 19 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000003ZVbEAM [event_dates] => [["04\/18\/2014","04\/19\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/PageProfileKinzel.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1837 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => gallery1kinzel-1397747462.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1836 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla-kinzel-profile-8-1397744399.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1835 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla-kinzel-profile-5-1397744379.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [3] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1834 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla-kinzel-profile-4-1397744372.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [4] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1833 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla-kinzel-profile-3-1397744353.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [5] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1832 [remote_ID] => 358 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => nyla-kinzel-profile-1-1397744348.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 357 [event_name] => Studio Series: Rashaun Mitchell [event_url] => studio_series_rashaun_mitchell [event_description] =>

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.

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => May 9 & 10 at 6pm [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000003ZkIEAU [event_dates] => [["05\/09\/2014","05\/10\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/PageProfileRashaun.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1676 [remote_ID] => 357 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => gallery1rashaun-1374076598.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 356 [event_name] => Studio Series: Sam Kim [event_url] => studio_series_sam_kim [event_description] =>

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.

[artist_ID] => 135 [event_dates_description] => May 23 & 24 [event_prices] => $5 [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000003ZkcEAE [event_dates] => [["05\/23\/2014","05\/24\/2014"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/PageProfileJimena.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1672 [remote_ID] => 355 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => portrait-1374075376.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 354 [event_name] => Studio Series: Cori Olinghouse [event_url] => studio_series_cori_olinghouse [event_description] =>

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

[artist_ID] => 0 [event_dates_description] => May 16 & 17 at 7:30pm [event_prices] => $9/Free for all New School students, faculty and alumni [event_ticket_url] => https://newyorklivearts.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0Si00000002vdFEAQ [event_dates] => [["05\/16\/2014","05\/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/PageProfile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1657 [remote_ID] => 351 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => gallery4-1373922627.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [1] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1658 [remote_ID] => 351 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => gallery2-1373922634.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) [2] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1659 [remote_ID] => 351 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => gallery3-1373922640.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 350 [event_name] => Lang Dance: Fall Performance [event_url] => lang_fall [event_description] =>

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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at The Watermill Center [event_prices] => Free [event_ticket_url] => https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cynthia-hopkins-a-living-documentary-december-7-at-430-pm-tickets-9440443621 [event_dates] => [["12\/07\/2013","12\/07\/2013"]] [season_ID] => 3 [event_categories] => {"c3":"Residencies: Studio Series","c6":"Performances: NYLA Season"} [event_perfect_for] => [] [event_post_show_diary] => [event_publish] => 1 [event_also_like1] => 0 [event_also_like2] => 0 [event_also_like3] => 0 [event_profile_photo] => /media/CynthiaHopkins2_byJeffSugg_profile.jpg [event_order] => 0 [event_enable] => 1 [gallery] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [gallery_ID] => 1730 [remote_ID] => 382 [gallery_name] => [gallery_image_path] => cynthiahopkins2_byjeffsugg_gallery-1385394780.jpg [gallery_thumbnail_path] => [gallery_embed_code] => ) ) [video] => Array ( ) ) Array ( [event_ID] => 348 [event_name] => Three Works by Brian Reeder [event_url] => ballet_next_performances [event_description] =>
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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May 20 – 23 at 7:30pm
Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College, SUNY

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...

May 15 & 16 at 6pm
Marjani Forté-Saunders: Studio Series: Marjani Forté-Saunders' What else (working title)

For her Studio Series showing, Forté-Saunders will present What else (working title), her newest solo, evening-length work. Currently in the early stages of development and creative process, the work takes inspiration from Forté-Saunders’ father, an animated being of great contradiction, whim and majesty. What else meditates on bottomless and intangible love, sprouting from that of father and...

May 8 & 9 at 7:30pm
Lang Dance: Spring Performance

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...

Apr 23-25 at 7:30pm
Emily Johnson/Catalyst: SHORE in Lenapehoking (NYC)

SHORE is the third in a trilogy of works that began with the New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" award-winning The Thank-you Bar and continued with the ten-city tour of Niicugni. SHORE expands beyond the theater into the world. Over the course of a week, SHORE includes four equal parts: COMMUNITY...

Apr 15 – 19
Live Ideas 2015

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

Apr 15-19, 2015
Live Ideas 2015

Following the success of The Worlds of Oliver Sacks and James Baldwin, This Time!, New York Live Arts is thrilled to announce its third installment of the annual humanities festival Live Ideas, curated by celebrated American performance artist, composer and experimental musician Laurie Anderson. With a career...

Apr 1 – 4 at 7:30pm
Rashaun Mitchell: Light Years

Rashaun Mitchell, a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of two New York Dance and Performance "Bessie" Awards, will present his newest evening-length work featuring performers Silas Riener, Cori Kresge, Hiroki Ichinose and Melissa Toogood.  Apr 2 Come Early Conversation at 6:30pm: Iréne Hultman and Rashaun Mitchell discuss 

Feb 18-21 at 7:30pm
Feb 21 at 2pm: Family Matinee performance of Keith Michael's The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies
New York Theatre Ballet: New York Theatre Ballet

Family show recommended for ages 3 and up. Children must have their own seat.  New York Theatre Ballet, the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States, will present four ballets in an unforgettable evening. The program will include two world premieres by Pam Tanowitz and Nicolo Fonte. The...

Feb 10-14 at 7:30pm, Feb 14 at 2pm
BalletNext: Baroque’d

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...

Jan 29-31
Fresh Tracks 2015

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...

Jan 13, 14, 16, 17 at 7:30pm / 1900s – 1920s
Jan 19, 20, 22, 23 at 7:30pm / 1930s – 1950s
Jan 25 / 1900 – 1950s (six decade marathon)
Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: 1900 – 1950s

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...

Dec 12 & 13 at 7:30pm
Lang Dance: Fall Performance

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...

Dec 3-6 at 7:30pm
Neil Greenberg: This

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...

Nov 20-22 at 7:30pm, Nov 22 at 2pm
Barnard/Columbia Dances

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.

Nov 4-8, 11-15 at 7:30pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time #35, 36, 37, 38 & 39

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...

Oct 29-Nov 1 at 7:30pm
Gisèle Vienne: Kindertotenlieder

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...

Oct 23-25 at 7:30pm
Cynthia Oliver: BOOM!

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...

Oct 15-18 at 7:30pm
Jennifer Monson: Live Dancing Archive

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...

Oct 8-11 at 7:30pm
RoseAnne Spradlin: g-h-o-s-t c-r-o-w-n (working title)

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...

Oct 4 at 11am and 2pm, Oct 5 at 12pm and 3pm
Ivana Müller: Partituur

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,...

Sep 30, Oct 1 & 3 at 8pm
Ivana Müller: We Are Still Watching

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...

Sep 23, 24, 26, Oct 1, 3 at 7:30pm
Kyle Abraham/ Abraham.In.Motion: The Watershed

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...

Aug 20-24, 2014
John Jasperse: 2014 Bessie Lab with John Jasperse

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...

July 23 & 24 at 7:30pm
FJK Dance: Arabesque and Tango Unframed

FJK Dance presents the worldwide premier of Arabesque and Tango Unframed. Arabesque: A piece based on contemporary ballet and tied with sensual Middle Eastern origins of movement that, together, create the concept of a mirage in the open desert and the mystic presence of man. A testimony to the powerful union between...

Jul 19 at 3pm, Jul 20 at 1pm
Broadway Workshop: The most epic birthday party ever

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...

Jul 14-21
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Dancers' Workshop Residency

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. 

Jul 7-11, 2014; Work-in-progress showing on Jul 11 at 3:30pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Montclair State University Residency

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. 

Jun 26-28 at 7:30pm, Jun 29 at 2pm
10 Hairy Legs: 10 Men/20 Legs in New York City

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...

Jun 18-21 at 7:30pm
WOMEN / CREATE!: Monte / Buglisi / Muller LIVE!

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...

Jun 11-14 at 7:30pm, Jun 14 at 2pm
ZviDance: Surveillance

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...

Jun 9-14, 2014
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 2014 Summer Workshop

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...

Jun 6 & 7 at 7:30pm, Jun 7 at 3pm, Jun 8 at 12pm and 4pm
Ellen Robbins: Ellen Robbins Annual Student Concerts

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

May 30 at 7pm at City Hall Park
Thami Manekehla and Thabiso Pule: Suitcase Fund: Thami Manekehla & Thabiso Pule (South Africa)Geographic Translations Walk

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...

May 30 at 3:30pm at ISSUE Project Room
Thami Manekehla and Thabiso Pule: Suitcase Fund: Thami Manekehla & Thabiso Pule (South Africa)Geographic Translations Workshop

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,...

May 30 at 6pm
Fresh Tracks2013-2014 Fresh Tracks Residency Showing

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...

May 23 & 24
Jimena Paz: Studio Series: Jimena Paz

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....

May 19 & 20 at 7:30pm
Joffrey Ballet Concert Group: Joffrey Ballet Concert Group

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...

May 18 at 3pm & 5pm
CO/LAB Theater Group: Play on Words

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...

May 17 at 2pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Just You and Shared Distance

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...

May 16 & 17 at 7:30pm
Lang Dance: Spring Performance

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...

May 15 at 4:45pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy (working title)

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...

May 9 & 10 at 6pm
Studio Series: Rashaun Mitchell

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....

May 2 & 3 at 6pm
Studio Series: Cori Olinghouse

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....

Apr 23 - 27
Live Ideas: James Baldwin, This Time!

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...

Apr 22, 2014
New York Live Arts 2014 Gala What A Night!

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...

Apr 18 & 19 at 6pm
Studio Series: Jon Kinzel

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....

Apr 16 at 7:30pm
Isack Peter Abeneko and Nshoma Nkwabi Nghangaamala: Suitcase Fund Studio Showing: Isack Peter Abeneko & Nshoma Nkwabi (Tanzania)

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...

Apr 15 at 6pm
Marijana Cvetković Marković & Miki Braniste: Suitcase Fund Research Presentation by Marijana Cvetković Marković (Serbia) and Miki Braniste (Romania)

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...

Apr 12 & 13
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Kaohsiung Springs Arts Festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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...

Apr 6 at 4pm
ARC: Senior Projects in Dance

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...

Apr 4 & 5 at 6pm
Saúl Ulerio: Studio Series: Saúl Ulerio

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...

Mar 31
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm
Sound Bar: Wily Fire

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...

Mar 25 at 7:30pm
Arcus Foundation presents Ping Chong + Company and BreakOUT!: Say My Name, Say My Name: Stories of LGBTQ Youth from New Orleans

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...

Mar 24
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm
Aurora Artega: Sound Bar: Mina Yu & Aurora Arteaga Project

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...

Mar 24 - 28 from 10am - noon
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Take morning class with the Company!

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...

Mar 23 at 5pm
Bill T. Jones: Bill Chats: When did the avant-garde become black?

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...

Mar 21 & 22 at 6pm
Mariana Valencia: Studio Series: Mariana ValenciaNocturnal Disciplines

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...

Mar 17
Music starts at 7pm
Happy Hour Specials from 6-9pm
Sound Bar: Trio Azul

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...

Mar 10 at 6pm
Marco Sartor: Sound Bar: Marco Sartor

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...

Mar 9 at 5pm
Bill T. Jones: Bill Chats: When was the downtown established?

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...

Mar 7
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/ and D-Man in the Waters @ Festival of the Arts BOCA, Boca Raton, FL

Set to Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20, D-Man in the Waters (1989, revised 1998) is Jones’s joyful tour de force and was recently reconstructed in full for the first time since 2002. The New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winning classic is a celebration of life and the...

Feb 21 - 23, 2014
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

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...

Feb 7 at 6pm
Ana Vujanović and Saša Asentić: Research presentation by Serbian artists Saša Asentić & Ana Vujanović

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...

Feb 1, 2014
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music @ Valley Performing Arts Center, Northridge, CA

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...

Jan 31 & Feb 1 at 6pm
Sam Kim: Studio Series: Sam Kim

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...

Jan 26 at 5pm
Bill T. Jones: Bill Chats: The Decrepitude of Art

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...

Jan 23 at 7:30pm
Elisa Monte Dance: Elisa Monte Dance 33rd Annual Gala Performance

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...

Jan 22 at 7:30pm
Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics & KristÄ«ne Vismane: Studio showing by Latvian artists Dmitrijs Gaitjukevics & Kristīne Vismane

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...

Jan 14 - 18 at 7:30pm, 18 at 2pm
BalletNext: Three Works by Brian Reeder

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...

Jan 12 at 5:00pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Live Artery: Story/ and Analogy (working title) work-in-progress

This showing is open to presenters by Invitation only.   Presenters RSVP Here. Story/ (2013), the newest addition to the Company's Play and Play program, continues 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,...

Jan 11 at 10am
Suitcase Fund Partners: Annual Suitcase Fund Partners Meeting

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...

Jan 11 at 8pm
Pam Tanowitz: Live Artery: The Spectators

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 11 at 6:30pm
Elena Demyanenko & Dai Jian: Live Artery: Blue Room (work-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 11 at 4:30pm; Jan 12 at 3:30pm
John Jasperse: Live Artery: From once between (work-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here.   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...

Jan 11 at 3pm; Jan 12 at 12pm
luciana achugar: Live Artery: OTRO TEATRO (work-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here.   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...

Jan 11 at 1:30pm
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: Live Artery: You are my heat and glare

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 11 at 12pm
niv Acosta/Tess Dworman: Live Artery: i shot denzel; macromen (works-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here.   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...

Jan 10 at 7:30pm
Kyle Abraham/ Abraham.In.Motion: Live Artery: Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 10 at 8:30pm
Molissa Fenley and Company: Live Artery: Energizer; Found Object; Desert Sea

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 10 at 6:30pm
Cynthia Hopkins: Live Artery: A Living Documentary (work-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Jan 10 at 5pm; Jan 12 at 1:30pm
Beth Gill: Live Artery: New Work for the Desert (work-in-progress)

Presenters RSVP Here.   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...

Jan 10 at 3:30pm
Donna Uchizono Company: Live Artery: Fire Underground

Presenters RSVP Here. 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...

Dec 22 at 2:30pm and 5pm
CO/LAB Theater Group: Sunday in the Park with CO/LAB

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...

Dec 14 – 15 at 1pm
Urban Word: Journal to Journey

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...

Dec 13 & 14 at 7:30pm
Lang Dance: Fall Performance

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...

Dec 9 at 7pm
Astrid Kuljanic: Sound Bar: Astrid Kuljanic

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...

Dec 7 at 4:30pm
at The Watermill Center
Cynthia Hopkins: A Living Documentary In-Process Showing

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...

Nov 25 at 7pm
Le Train Bleu: Sound Bar: Sandbox Percussion Quartet

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...

Nov 21-23 at 7:30pm, Nov 23 at 2pm
Barnard/Columbia Dances: Barnard Project: Boyzie Cekwana, Lance Gries, Annie-B Parson, Donna Uchizono

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...

Nov 18 at 7pm
Le Train Bleu: Sound Bar: Aaron Irwin Trio

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...

Nov 4 at 7pm
Le Train Bleu: Sound Bar: The Brothers Balliett

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...

Oct 26 at 7:30pm
ACB Dance Company: Celebrating Career Transition for Dancers

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...

Oct 25 at 8pm
Raimund Hoghe: An Evening

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...

Oct 20 at 3pm
Bill T. Jones: Chicago Humanities Festival Lecture

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall    

Oct 4 & 5 at 6pm
Elena Demyanenko & Dai Jian: Studio Series: Elena Demyanenko & Dai Jian

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....

Sep 25 at 7pm
Bill T. Jones: The Dialogue 5 @ Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

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...

Sep 12 at 7pm
Bill T. Jones: The Mitchell Artist Lecture @ Mitchell Center for the Arts

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.

We Are Monsters - Jul 20 at 3pm and 21 at 1pm
Flight of the Lawnchair Man - Jul 20 at 8pm and 21 at 6pm
Broadway Workshop: Children's Musical Theatre Festival

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.