Upcoming Performances

 
 
Sep 25, 27, 30, Oct 2, 4 at 7:30pm
Kyle Abraham/ Abraham.In.Motion: When the Wolves Came In

Oct 4 Closing-night benefit party and performance: Following the show, join the cast and collaborators on stage for music by DJ Skinny Friedman, dancing and drinks. Click here to buy tickets> When the Wolves Came In, a stand-alone repertory-based program, explores the historical legacy of two totemic triumphs in...

Ongoing
Yasuko Yokoshi: Yasuko Yokoshi

"I am honored to have been invited to be the first artist of the new Resident Commissioned Artist program at New York Live Arts. Support at this level in our field is so rare. This opportunity gives me a great challenge to show how significant dance can be for our...

Jun 8—9 at 6pm
Eleanor Smith: Studio Series: Eleanor Smith

In Process Talks moderated by Juliana F. May Smith’s current work-in-process titled Velvet Brown explores feelings of shame, containment and identity. The piece uses improvisation to generate a set emotive movement vocabulary and is greatly inspired by the personal narratives of the performers, which include Courtney Cooke, Caitlin Marz, Molly Lieber...

Jun 1—2 at 6pm
Studio Series: Joanna Kotze

In-Process Talks moderated by Kimberly Bartosik and Jesse Zaritt Kotze aims to rigorously explore the potential of the body in movement, challenging what might be habitual or expected. Her work-in-process titled it happened it had happened it is happening it will happen confronts the seductiveness of classifying, ordering, structuring, while attempting...

Fri, May 25 at 6pm
Fresh Tracks Artists 2011: 2011-2012 Fresh Tracks Residency Showing

This Showing is SOLD OUT. To be put on the waitlist contact the New York Live Arts Box Offce, 212.924.0077, at 1pm on the day of the show. Please join us on Friday, May 25 at 6pm in the White Studio for an informal and in-process studio showing of ideas and...

May 16 — 19 at 7:30pm
Big Dance Theater: Comme Toujours Here I Stand

Pre-Show Talk May 16 at 6:30pm with Brian Rogers Post-Show Talk May 18 with Cathy Edwards Bessie Award winning (2010), Comme Toujours Here I Stand re-invents Agnes Varda's classic New Wave film, CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 for the stage. Shot in Paris in 1961, the film tracks the early evening hours...

Fri. 5/11 — Sat. 5/12 at 6pm
Keely Garfield: Studio Series: Keely Garfield

In Process Talks moderated by Lawrence Goldhuber and Janet Wong Garfield’s works are meticulously organized and immediately disrupted. She crafts ritualistic and askew tales characterized by aching and ironic invention. Her “mini-epics” are like tumbling stones in an edgy, thrilling stream of consciousness where religion, politics, domestic life and sexuality are...

May 9 — 12 at 7:30pm, May 11 at 10pm
John Jasperse: Fort Blossom revisited (2000/2012)

Late Show just Added!  Friday May 11 at 10pm Pre-Show Talk May 9 at 6:30pm with Juliette Mapp Post-Show Talk May 11 with Carla Peterson Fort Blossom revisited (2000/2012), which premiered at Bryn Mawr College in February, is a personal look at the body (alternately medical, eroticized and/or aestheticized).  Described by the...

May 4—5 at 6pm
Vanessa Justice: Studio Series: Vanessa Justice

In Process Talks moderated by Melanie Maar (Fri) and Hilary Clark (Sat) For the Studio Series, Justice is inspired by vibration and the conductivity of the tissues of the body. She explores the everyday experience of sensory impressions combined with thoughts, emotions, and energy to collectively constitute the contents of consciousness....

May 2 — 5 at 7:30pm
Ivy Baldwin: Ambient Cowboy

Pre-Show Talk May 2 at 6:30pm with Ryan Tracy Post-Show Talk May 4 with Brian Brooks Ambient Cowboy is lonely and joyous, dark and funny, violent and loving. Seeded by a visit to Philip Johnson's Glass House – with its brilliantly audacious imposition of serene, spare modernity on the abundant, looming...

Apr 25 — 28 at 7:30pm
Prime Time: Antigone Sr./Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church (L)

Pre-Show Talk Apr 25 at 6:30pm with Ralph Lemon Post-Show Talk Apr 27 with Carla Peterson Performances at New York Live Arts Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church comes in fives sizes: Extra Small (XS) to Extra Large (XL). Following the sublime (S), the rare beauty of (XS),...

Apr 20 — 21 at 6pm
RoseAnne Spradlin: Studio Series: RoseAnne Spradlin

Studio Series for RoseAnne Spradlin is currently sold out.  Please call 212.924.0077 after 1pm to be put on the wait list. In-Process Talks moderated by Neil Greenberg (Fri) and Jen Rosenblit (Sat) RoseAnne Spradlin / Performance Projects presents the experimental performance works of choreographer and artist RoseAnne Spradlin, who has become known...

The. 4/17, Thu. 4/19, Tue. 4/24
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Toni Morrison Lecture Series @Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ

Info on the Toni Morrison Lecture Series> Tickets are required for admission and can be ordered from the Princeton University Ticketing Office by calling (609) 258-9220. Acclaimed director and choreographer Bill T. Jones will deliver a three-part presentation for the annual Toni Morrison Lectures on April 17, 19, and 24 at...

Apr 17 at 7:30pm
Lobby Talks: Dancing Parents

Corrdinated by Chase Granoff in Collaboration with Marya Warshaw A conversation about creative families with panelists Anna Azrieli, Wendy Blum, Marin Sander-Holzman and Margaret Paek on Tuesday, April 17 at 7:30pm, co-coordinated and co-moderated by Chase Granoff and Marya Warshaw. This Lobby Talks conversation will address the expected and unexpected challenges...

Apr 13—14 at 6pm
Paige Martin: Studio Series: Paige Martin

In Process Talks moderated by Mark Jarecke Martin’s current process is an effort to uncover and understand the path towards authenticity in performance. Her investigation involves working with limitations such as stillness and containment and exploring the boundaries between the physical and the non-physical to examine levels of authenticity when one...

Apr 4 — 7 at 7:30pm
zoe | juniper: A Crack in Everything

Pre-Show Talk Apr 4 at 6:30pm with Jeremy Barker Post-Show Talk Apr 6 with Brian Rogers An experiment in permeability and containment, aggression and catharsis, A Crack in Everything seeks to expand and examine the liminal space between action-reaction, cause-effect, and before-after. The installation and performance are meditations on moments that...

Mon, Apr 2, 2012
Spring BASH 2012

Thank you to all of our generous supporters who joined us for an amazing Spring BASH honoring Elizabeth Streb and Juliana F. May. We danced the night away raising funds to support the Fresh Tracks Performance & Residency Program, the Live Arts residency program for emerging choreographers. Begun by Dance...

Performances Mar. 30-31, 2012
George Mason University: Reconstruction of D-Man in the Waters

George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia Spring 2012 Bill T Jones’s joyful tour-de-force, D-Man in the Waters, is a true classic of modern dance and a New York Dance and Performance (“Bessie”) Award-winning work. It is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that guides audiences through loss,...

Mar 24, 27 — Sat. 31 at 7:30pm, Sun Mar 25 and Sun Apr 1 at 5pm
David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group: Restless Eye

Pre-Show Talk Mar 24 at 6:30pm with Maura Keefe Post-Show Talk Mar 30 with Annie B Parson David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group's inclusive embrace of disciplines springs from an interest in the mind as a complex phenomenological experience, articulated on our declining bodies. In Restless Eye, Advanced Beginner Group explores the realm...

Fri. 3/23 — Sat. 3/24 at 6pm
Stacy Spence: Studio Series: Stacy Spence

In Process Talks moderated by Cori Olinghouse Spence is currently collaborating with sound artist Tei Blow on work that examines the influences of environment on a person and how one relates to a particular space or place in which they find themselves. Spence aims to reveal a natural narrative inherent in...

Wed. 3/14 — Sat. 3/17 at 7:30pm
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group: theRevisitation

Pre-Show Talk Mar 14 at 6:30pm with Radhika Subramaniam Post-Show Talk Mar 16 with Ralph Lemon theRevisitation is the simple and intricate exercise of looking back to look forward. Selected previous performance works are cut, pasted and merged with new ideas, thoughts, realities and perspectives, and crafted into a vehicle for...

Sun, Mar 11 at 3pm
Urban Word: 14th Annual Teen Poetry Slam Prelims

NYC’s hottest teen poets compete for a chance to represent their city at the Brave New Voices National Teen Poetry Slam. Come support the voices of the next generation, as they take the stage and speak their mind. To enter, poets must be 13-19 years old, and signup at

Sat. 3/10
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ FirstWorksProvidence, RI

Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work for his renowned company. Inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage's Indeterminacy, a performance of...

Wed-Sat, Mar 7 — 10 at 7:30pm
Jodi Melnick: Solo, Deluxe Version, One of Sixty Five Thousand Gestures

Pre-Show Talk Mar 7 at 6:30pm with Kyle Bukhari Post-Show Talk Mar 9 with Yasuko Yokoshi Jodi Melnick is an internationally acclaimed performer and two-time New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award-winner whose work is meticulously designed, flooded with imagery, and transformed by the phenomenon of dancing.  Her newest work, Solo,...

Mar 6, 2012
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ ASU Gammage Auditorium

Two-time Tony Award™ winner and contemporary performance icon Bill T. Jones returns for year two of his GAMMAGE RESIDENCY.  Jones will present Body Against Body, which revives and reconsiders the duets and solos that launched Jones and Zane on the international...

Sat. 3/3
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ UApresentsTucson, AZ

  Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work...

Performances and touring engagements Spring 2011
Codarts: Reconstruction of Spent Days Out Yonder

Codarts Rotterdam, The Netherlands Spring 2012 Reconstruction of Spent Days Out Yonder Spent Days Out Yonder is a pure musical exploration, rare in the Bill T. Jones canon, set to the second movement of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 23 in F Major. The movement is firmly rooted in Mr. Jones’s elegant,...

Feb 27 at 7pm
SITI Company: SITI Company Mondays

The culmination of our "Mondays" series at New York Live Arts promises to be a very special event. Featuring SITI's Advanced Winter Training participants who, together with SITI Company members, will be contributing to the build of the next SITI production, Cafe Variations. You don't want to miss this one-night-only...

Fri. 2/24 - Sat. 2/25
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Cal PerformancesBerkeley, CA

Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work for his renowned company. Inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage's Indeterminacy, a performance of...

Fri. 2/24 - Sat. 2/25
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Cal Performances

  Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work...

Fri. Feb 24 — Sat. Feb 25 at 6pm
devynn emory: Studio Series: devynn emory

In Process Talks moderated by Andrew Simonet A transgender artist, emory presents a work-in-process titled this horse is not a home, investigating the consequence of action initiated or applied to the weighted body. Throughout the process, emory asks, “If I push down hard enough, will you rise up to meet me?...

Thu. 2/16 - Sun. 2/19
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Walker Art CenterMinneapolis, MN

  Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work...

Wed. 2/15 — Sat. 2/18 at 7:30pm
Vanessa Anspaugh / Jen Rosenblit: Armed Guard Garden; In Mouth

Pre-Show Talk Feb 15 at 6:30pm with Cassie Maude Peterson Vanessa Anspaugh questions how we maintain or reinforce difference between ”the garden and the world,” between your land and my land, between human and animal or Self and Other? Armed Guard Garden  looks to the queer body as a site of...

Sat. 2/11
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ Weis Center for the Performing ArtsLewisburg, PA

Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these...

Sat. 2/11
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ Weis Center for the Performing Arts

Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these...

Feb 10 & 11
Sidra Bell Dance New York: Studio Series: Sidra Bell

In Process Talks moderated by Tom Oppenheim Sidra Bell is an emerging and sought after voice in contemporary dance with a strong vision creating works that ignite the imagination and explore the complexities of the human condition. The repertoire of her troupe, Sidra Bell Dance New York (SBDNY), features work that...

Sat. 2/4 - Sun 2/5
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Fondly Do We Hope...Fervently Do We Pray @ Holland Dance Festival

Continuing his tradition of thought-provoking work, Bill T. Jones commemorates the Abraham Lincoln bicentennial with a production exploring the life and legacy of this complex figure. Commissioned by Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, the dance-theater evening features the sophisticated movement of his diverse dancers accompanied by an original score for cello, guitar,...

Sat. 2/4 - Sun 2/5
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Fondly Do We Hope...Fervently Do We Pray @ Holland Dance Festival

Continuing his tradition of thought-provoking work, Bill T. Jones commemorates the Abraham Lincoln bicentennial with a production exploring the life and legacy of this complex figure. Commissioned by Chicago’s Ravinia Festival, the dance-theater evening features the sophisticated movement of his diverse dancers accompanied by an original score for cello, guitar,...

Feb 3 — 4 at 6pm
Antonio Ramos: Studio Series: Antonio Ramos

In-Process Talks moderated by Neil Greenberg on Feb 3 and Arthur Aviles on Feb 4 Inspired by the work of New York City-based photographer Sol Aramendi and “The Art of Toreo” or bullfighting, Ramos created EN LA ARENA NO TODO ES ROSADO/IN THE ARENA NOT EVERYTHING IS PINK.   In this work-in-process,...

Feb - May, 2012
Maya Ciarrocchi: I'm Nobody! Who Are You? (2012)

Opening reception Feb 2 at 6pm Originally presented at The Chocolate Factory, I’m Nobody! Who Are You? will be re-conceived for the New York Live Arts Ford Foundation Live Gallery Wall. The installation is comprised of a series of life-sized video portraits, presented in pairs, of individuals who are connected directly...

Wed. 2/1 - Thu. 2/2
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ The Holland Dance Festival

Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these...

Jan 27 — Jan 28 at 6pm
Arturo Vidich: Studio Series: Arturo Vidich

In Process Talks moderated by Stephen Greco Vidich will show the substance of his current process, which involves experiential research with psychedelic drugs, the procedural narrative of flying airplanes, and the social practice of BDSM (Bondage/Discipline, Dominance/Submission, Sadomasochism). In accessing these seemingly disparate activities, Vidich feeds an intuitive drive toward a...

Jan 24 at 7:30pm
Lobby Talks: Artist Run Spaces

Coordinated by Chase Granoff in collaboration with Brian Rogers New York Live Arts’ Lobby Talks series presents Artist-Run Spaces, a conversation on artist-initiated and operated organizations, coordinated by Chase Granoff in collaboration with Brian Rogers. The panelists include Mathew Pokoik and Aynsley Vandenbroucke of Mount Tremper Arts; Andrew Dinwiddie and Jeff...

Oct 24, Dec 12, Jan 23, and Feb 27 at 7pm
SITI Company: SITI Company Mondays

Conversations with Anne:  Joseph V. Melillo A one-on-one conversation between Anne Bogart and BAM's Executive Producer, Joseph V. Melillo. Melillo combines global entrepreneurship with a deep commitment to the artists he believes in.  Bogart and Melillo will unpack the phenomenon of SITI's Bob, Robert Wilson, and art making in the 21st...

1/21 & 28 at 8:00pm 1/22 & 29 at 3:00pm, 1/26 & 27 at 7:30pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Story/Time @ Peak PerformancesMontclair, NJ

World Premiere Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage in a new work for his renowned company. Inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage's Indeterminacy, a...

Jan 20 -21 at 6pm
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai: Studio Series: Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

In Process Talks moderated by Kamilah Forbes During her creative residency, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai is developing her next work, Formosa.

Jan 19 - 21, 24 - 28 at 7:30pm
Jan 22 and 29 at 2:30pm
SITI Company: Bob

“Strikingly composed . . . a technically assured performance by Will Bond. A portrait of one ‘genius’ taking on another. . . Bond has balletic precision.” – The New York Times Returning for its third New York City Season, SITI Company is proud to begin its presenting partnership with the newly...

Sun, Jan 8 at 4pm
Levi Gonzalez: Live Artery: intimacy

David R. White Studio APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. General Public: click here to make a reservation.   In intimacy, Levi Gonzalez attempts to bring the practice of making into the moment of live performance. In constructing material for this work, he prioritized instinct...

Sat, Jan 7 at 3pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Live Artery: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. Fully-staged excerpts of Story/Time (new work premiering January 2012); Body Against Body (the early duets of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane); and D-Man in the Waters (from the Classical Music Program)

Sat, Jan 7 at 5:30pm, Sun, Jan 8 at 2pm
David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group: Live Artery: Restless Eye

David R. White Studio APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. General Public: click here to make a reservation for Sat, Jan 7 at 5:30pm click here to make a reservation for Sat, Jan 8 at 2pm David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group “Restless Eye” (work-in-process to...

Sat, Jan 7 at 2:00pm, Sun, Jan 8 at 3pm
Yasuko Yokoshi: Live Artery: BELL

Jerome Robbins Studio APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. work-in-process presentation of new work to premiere at Live Arts spring 2013 As part of her appointment as New York Live Arts' 2011-2013 Resident Commissioned Artist , Yasuko Yokoshi will create a new dance-theater work that continues her in-depth...

Fri, Jan 6 at 7:30pm, Sat, Jan 7 at 4:30pm
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group: Live Artery: theREVISITATION

David R. White Studio APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. General Public: click here to make a reservation for Fri, Jan 6 at 7:30pm click here to make a reservation for Sat, Jan 7 at 4:30pm Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group theREVISITATION work-in-process...

Fri, Jan 6 at 6:30pm, Sat, Jan 7 at 7pm
Jodi Melnick: Live Artery: Solo, Deluxe version

Jerome Robbins Studio APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. General Public: click here to make a reservation for Fri, Jan 6 at 6:30pm click here to make a reservation for Sat, Jan 7 at 7pm work-in-process to premiere at Live Arts March 7-10, 2011 Commissioned...

Fri, Jan 6 at 5pm & 9pm, Sat, Jan 7 at 8pm
Juliana F. May/MAYDANCE: Live Artery: Gutter Gate

Bessie Schönberg Theater APAP badge holders and Presenters: click here to make a reservation. General Public: click here to make a reservation for Fri, Jan 6 at 5pm click here to make a reservation for Fri, Jan 6 at 9pm click here to make a reservation for...

Oct 24, Dec 12, Jan 23, and Feb 27 at 7pm
SITI Company: SITI Company Mondays

Back by popular demand SITI Company will present SITI Company Mondays, one-night only showings and conversations through out the season dedicated to artistic and cultural exchange. From the Ground Up: Launching Café Variations Monday December 12, 7:00pm How SITI builds a piece from scratch.  Coming in 2012, an epic new work, Café Variations will...

Performances Dec. 9-10, 2011 & April 20-22, 2012
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Reconstruction of D-Man in the Waters, Long Island University

Long Island University Brooklyn, New York Fall 2011-Spring 2012 www2.brooklyn.liu.edu/dance/ Bill T Jones’s joyful tour-de-force, D-Man in the Waters, is a true classic of modern dance and a New York Dance and Performance (“Bessie”) Award-winning work. It is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human spirit that...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: The Gift/No God Logic (1987)

The Gift/No God Logic, set to music from Verdi's Forza del Destino, is a beautiful, sparse work choreographed by Arnie Zane.  The dance develops through a strikingly restrained and precise physical vocabulary.  Dancers move together and apart, but always with compassion and awareness of one another.  The apparent simplicity of...

Tue, Nov 29 at 6:30pm
chameckilerner in collaboration with Phil Harder: Live Gallery Talk with Ara Merjian

Join Ara Merjian, Rosane Chamecki, Andrea Lerner, and Phil Harder for a conversation about CONVERSATION WITH BOXING GLOVES BETWEEN CHAMECKI AND LERNER, TAKE 2,THE COLLECTION and FLYING LESSON

Nov. 20-Dec. 4, 2011 & April 11-15, 2012
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Reconstruction of D-Man in the Waters @ Montclair State University

Reconstruction of D-Man in the Waters set on Students from Montclair State University. Bill T Jones’s joyful tour-de-force, D-Man in the Waters, is a true classic of modern dance and a New York Dance and Performance (“Bessie”) Award-winning work. It is a celebration of life and the resiliency of the human...

Nov 20
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music @Tsaritsyn OperaVolgograd, Russia

Performed with live musicians, the Classical Music Program applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Shostakovich or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together. Repertory includes 

University of Wyoming Residency and Repertory Concert

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to welcome the celebrated Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company as the 2011-2012 Eminent Artists-in-Residence. The company will begin its program at UW with a 12-week residency of three BTJ/AZ teaching artists. These artists will teach classes and lead workshops,...

Nov 15 & 16
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Play and Play: An Evening of Movement and Music @Russian Academic Youth TheaterMoscow, Russia

Performed with live musicians, the Classical Music Program applies Jones’s inventive choreography to some of the most important Western musical works of our time. Featuring compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Shostakovich or Schubert this program highlights the joy of musicians and dancers working together. Repertory includes 

World Television Premiere, Fri. 11/11 on PBS (check local listings)
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Good Man National Broadcast

A Good Man, the documentary film chronicling the creation of the Company's most ambitious work to date, Fondly Do We Hope…Fervently Do We Pray, will be screened at the following festivals and/or venues: About the Documentary  Buy the DVD:

Fri. 11/11 at 8pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Serenade/The Proposition @ Paramount TheaterCharlottesville,VA

One of three works that grew from Bill T. Jones’s interest in Abraham Lincoln, Serenade/The Proposition is described as his first attempt to grapple with issues of historical weight using the tools of dance and theater. What results is a spirited and lyrical sixty-minute production that moves gracefully from images and texts...

Sat, Nov 5 at 6:30 pm
Eleanor Bauer: (BIG GIRLS DO BIG THINGS)

In partnership with Performa 11 (BIG GIRLS DO BIG THINGS) is an expedition into the surface-oriented world of a performer. In Eleanor Bauer’s hilarious, inventive solo, that which should be shouted is whispered, and that which should be whispered is sung. A performance about scale, volume, and extreme limits, (BGDBT)...

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Oct 28 at 4:10pm
FA Concert Hall
Bill T. Jones: Eminent-Artist-in-Residence Keynote Speech @ University of Wyoming Laramie, WY

As part of The Company's residency at the University of Wyoming, Bill T. Jones will delivery the Keynote Speech at the Department of Theatre and Dance.  learn more >  

Oct 24 at 5:30pm
Kay Theatre, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Bill T. Jones: Dean's Lecture Series @ The University of MarylandCollege Park, MD

Bill T. Jones in Conversation moderated by Leigh Wilson Smiley kicks off the 2011-2012 Dean's Lecture Series.   "For me, the big struggle has been to find a place in the world through identity, history, and love…Though I move on, I must always ask the questions: Whom do I love, and what...

Oct 24, Dec 12, Jan 23, and Feb 27 at 7pm
SITI Company: SITI Company Mondays

Back by popular demand SITI Company will present SITI Company Mondays, one-night only showings and conversations through out the season dedicated to artistic and cultural exchange. Inside the Process: Trojan Women Monday October 24, 7:00pm Join Anne Bogart and the creative team for a behind-the-scenes peek at the making of Trojan Women which premiered in...

Oct 18 at 7:30pm
Lobby Talks: Transgender in Dance

Coordinated by Chase Granoff in collaboration with Yve Laris Cohen This conversation, co-coordinated with panelist Yve Laris Cohen, will focus on Transgender in Dance and surrounding issues in contemporary performance and dance with additional panelists niv Acosta, devynn emory and Jennifer Miller, moderated by Jeanne Vaccaro. This conversation will engage with various...

Wed. 10/5
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Serenade/The Proposition @ University of WyomingLaramie, WY

One of three works that grew from Bill T. Jones’s interest in Abraham Lincoln, Serenade/The Proposition is described as his first attempt to grapple with issues of historical weight using the tools of dance and theater. What results is a spirited and lyrical sixty-minute production that moves gracefully from images...

Sep – Jan, Live Gallery Talk Nov 29 at 6:30pm with Ara Merjian
chameckilerner in collaboration with Phil Harder: BOXING / THE COLLECTION

chameckilerner in collaboration with Phil Harder CONVERSATION  WITH BOXING GLOVES BETWEEN CHAMECKI AND LERNER, TAKE 2 Ford Foundation Live Gallery Wall CONVERSATION  WITH BOXING GLOVES BETWEEN CHAMECKI AND LERNER, TAKE 2, originally commissioned by PERFORMA 09 as a short film, will be adapted as a diptych for the New York Live Arts...

Thu. 9/29 - Sat. 10/1 at 8pm, 10/1 at 3pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ The Dance CenterChicago, IL

Program A: Thu, 9/29 * 8:00 p.m. Sat, 10/1 * 3:00 p.m. Valley Cottage (1980) Continuous Replay (1977, revised 1991) Monkey Run Road (1979) Program B: Fri, 9/30 * 8:00 p.m. Sat, 10/1 * 8:00 p.m. Duet X 2 (1982, revised 2003) Continuous Replay (1977, revised 1991) Blauvelt Mountain (1980, revised 2002) Bill T....

Thu. 9/17, 2011
VIP Receptions

Exclusive cocktail receptions held in conjunction with select shows in our theater. Join dance and performance artists, New York Live Arts board members and fellow patrons of contemporary dance for lively evenings of wine, food and performance.

Sep 16 — 17, 20 — 24 at 7:30pm, Sep 18 & 25 at 5pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Body Against Body @ New York Live Arts

Pre-Show Talk Sep 21 at 6pm with Bill T. Jones and Marcia B. Siegel Post-Show with Bill T. Jones, Janet Wong, Carla Peterson and the Company Sep 23 Program A: Sep 16, 18, 21, 23, 25 Monkey...

Thu. 9/15, 2011
Premiere Gala

The Premiere Gala will be an intimate, elegant event celebrating the launch of New York Live Arts’ debut season. Join leaders in business, the visual arts, the performing arts, academia and other loyal supporters as we enjoy an evening of live performance beginning at 7 pm in our state-of-the-art theater...

Jul 15 & 16
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Boby Against Body @ Nazareth College

Body Against Body returns to Bill T. Jones’s roots in the avant-garde with a program that revives and reconsiders the challenging, groundbreaking works that launched Jones and the late Arnie Zane, his partner and collaborator of 17 years. Still some of the most significant examples of the postmodern aesthetic, these...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Between Us

An evolving selection of classic works collected in an intimate evening of dance and theater. Between Us offers entry into rarely available pieces from the company's repertory created over a decade-long span beginning in the late '80s. The program focuses on simple, beautiful dances-many duets-that continue to be relevant and...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land

First performed at the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York choreographed by Bill T. Jones music by Julius Hemphill text by R. Justice Allen, Ann T. Greene, Jones, Estella Jones, Heidi Latsky, and Soujourner Truth set/costumes by Huck Snyder lighting by Robert Wierzel Photo by Jeff Day  

Sat. 10/3 at 8pm
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Fondly Do We Hope...Fervently Do We Pray

"I live with the uneasy feeling that society has shaped me as a result of something that was stolen from us when Abraham Lincoln was killed. The cynicism and alienation that I feel in my head and heart arose because of this strange turn of destiny."–Bill T. Jones Continuing this tradition...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: A Quarreling Pair

"A richly textured and layered theatrical adventure" – The New York Times How do we human beings live together? How do we co-exist with others who may be close to us, yet so very different from ourselves? How do we live with those not only in our own household, but in our neighborhood, our city,...

Thu. 2/12 — Sat. 2/14 at 7:30pm
zoe | juniper: The Devil You Know Is Better Than The Devil You Don't

"It is a beastly ballet, both harrowing and gorgeous." – The Stranger the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t combines Zoe Scofield’s physical distortion of classical technique with Juniper Shuey’s distilled visual design to create a heightened sense of reality. Supported by Morgan Henderson’s hypnotic original score...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Chapel/Chapter

Bill T. Jones sees Chapel/Chapter in its present form as the beginning of an investigation. As always, the work is proceeding from a set of questions. For Jones the lead question might be, "How can this event suggest the uneasy distance our mediatized era helps create between the passive observers...

Wed. 10/15 — Sat. 10/18 at 7:30pm
Prime Time: Quartet for the End of Time

Moved by the story of Olivier Messiaen’s survival of WWII and the legendary creation of the Quartet for the End of Time during Messiaen’s imprisonment in a Nazi war camp, Trajal Harrell brings us his quartet of the same name. Reframed as a “hoochie-koochie” show of moving bodies, film, video,...

Sat. 9/13 — Mon. 12/8
Maya Ciarrocchi: Wasteland

Maya Ciarrocchi has created a disorienting experience of urban proportions through her three channel video installation, Wasteland. Influenced by T.S. Elliot’s epic poem and using classic shots of New York City icons, including views of Times Square, the Hudson River, and the beach, Maya creates inverted images where water becomes...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Still/Here

Still/Here explores and contemplates survival, life and art through dance and music. Still/Here is a two-act, evening-length dance-theater piece (premiered 1994) with a visual score made from edited interviews with people who were or are facing life-threatening illnesses. Choreographed by Bill T. Jones First performed at the Biennale Internationale de la...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Blind Date

In the hands of choreographer Bill T. Jones, dance becomes an extraordinary tool for probing life's big questions and journeying toward understanding. In this new evening-length work, Blind Date explores patriotism, honor, sacrifice, and service to a cause larger than oneself-values all but lost in our modern world. Jones's technically...