Live Arts Plus

 
September 15, 2022; On-view through Spring 2023
Opening Reception on Thursday, September 15th at 5:30
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Chaz Guest: MEMORIES PART II, Ford Foundation Live Gallery

New York Live Arts (Live Arts) Ford Foundation Live Gallery presents three recent paintings by renowned artist Chaz Guest, in which he reclaims longstanding cultural narratives through powerful new tales. The works will welcome audiences to Live Arts’ fall 2022 season with an opening reception on Thursday, September 15th at...

12/1 at 7pm
12/2 at 7pm
12/3 at 2pm and 7 pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Felice Lesser Dance Theater in TRAP IST

One second before earth is destroyed in a nuclear holocaust, an egomaniacal, rogue A.I., transports a group of dancers (and the audience) to the seemingly uninhabited Trappist 1-e, as its slaves in developing the planet. By mistake, A.I. also beams up Astana, an older female choreographer. Discovering the error, A.I....

Sunday, December 4th, 5:30 & 8 PM
Runtime: 70 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Professional Semester Fall '22 Showcase Performance

Join our Fall ’22 Professional Semester Students in the culmination of their 4 month program for their Showcase Performance! The Professional Semester is BDC’s elite course designed to give advanced dancers the tools to launch successful and sustainable careers in the dance industry. The Professional Semester Showcase is the culmination...

Tuesday, December 6th
Featuring Louis Chude-Sokei
Presented in partnership with The New School
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Bill Chats: Louis Chude-Sokei

Free tickets for New School students, faculty and staff, can be reserved here. New York Live Arts presents the first Bill Chats of the 2022-2023 season featuring Nigerian-born writer and scholar Louis Chude-Sokei in conversation with Live Arts Artistic Director Bill T. Jones. For this season, the popular series includes a partnership with The...

Dec 13 - 17; Tues - Fri - 7:30pm; Sat - 2pm & 7:30pm
Runtime: 50 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Gibney Company: Yag 2022

Ohad Naharin is a choreographer and the creator of the Gaga movement language. Born in 1952 in Mizra, Israel, he began his dance career with Batsheva in 1974 and made his choreographic debut in New York in 1980. In 1990, Naharin was appointed Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company and...

40th Anniversary Season
JANUARY 10-13, 7:30PM & JANUARY 14, 2PM
Presenter Tickets Here
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Curriculum II

Early Access Tickets Our Spring 2023 special early access gets you first dibs AND a 20% DISCOUNT on tickets to The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s home season celebrating 40 years and Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist, Faye Driscoll’s world premiere! Access also includes a discounted ticket to December 6th’s Bill Chats with Louis...

FAYE DRISCOLL: JAN 13, 9PM - JAN 14, 1PM
SHAMEL PITTS | TRIBE: JAN 14, 6PM
MX OOPS: JAN 14, 8PM
LACINA COULIBALY: JAN 15, 1PM
JUMATATU M. POE: JAN 15, 3PM
VANESSA ANSPAUGH: JAN 15, 6PM
HOLLAND ANDREWS: JAN 15, 8PM
KYLE MARSHALL COMPANY: JAN 16, 1PM
PEARLYN LI: JAN 16, 3PM
NETTA YERUSHALMY: JAN 16, 6PM
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Live Artery Studios

LIVE ARTERY ATTENTION PRESENTERS: If you have not already received an email from Live Arts with access to complimentary/discounted tickets, please COMPLETE THIS FORM and we will be in touch shortly. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Professionals conference (APAP), the 2022 edition of Live Artery returns in...

JANUARY 15, 8:30PM
JANUARY 16, 2PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Joanna Kotze: 'lectric Eye

LIVE ARTERY ATTENTION PRESENTERS: If you have not already received an email from Live Arts with access to complimentary/discounted tickets, please COMPLETE THIS FORM and we will be in touch shortly. ‘lectric Eye uses the connection between music and movement to push physical and sonic limits, both as a collective and...

JAN 15, 2PM
JAN 16, 730PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Shamel Pitts | TRIBE: BLACK HOLE: Trilogy And Triathlon

LIVE ARTERY ATTENTION PRESENTERS: If you have not already received an email from Live Arts with access to complimentary/discounted tickets, please COMPLETE THIS FORM and we will be in touch shortly. Shamel Pitts’ BLACK HOLE: Trilogy And Triathlon is a kaleidoscopic performance art experience using movement, original sound, light projection, and visual...

Jan 21st
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
Holland Andrews: BECOMING: AT HOME IN THE WORLD

CURATED BY BILL T. JONES AND PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MEANY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Robyn Orlin, Abby Z and The New Utility, Holland Andrews, The Motherboard Suite by Saul Williams with Maria Bauman, Jasmine Hearn, Kayla Farrish, Marjani Forté-Saunders, d. Sabela Grimes and Shamel...

JAN 30, 7PM
@ The New School
 
Biill Chats: KAMILAH FORBES & NIEGEL SMITH

Live Arts Artistic Director, Bill T. Jones in conversation with Bessie Award-winning theater director and performance artist, Niegel Smith and curator, producer, and director, Kamilah Forbes.For this season, the popular series includes a partnership with The New School, where Jones has been named a 2022-2023 Presidential Visiting Scholar. The New School’s...

FEB 28, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
REGINALD DWAYNE BETTS: Bill Chats: REGINALD DWAYNE BETTS

Live Arts Artistic Director, Bill T. Jones in conversation with American poet, legal scholar, educator and prison reform advocate, Reginald Dwayne Betts  For this season, the popular series includes a partnership with The New School, where Jones has been named a 2022-2023 Presidential Visiting Scholar. The New School’s Presidential Visiting Scholars...

FEB 28, 7PM OFF-SITE AT THE NEW SCHOOL
@ The New School
 
Jacqueline Woodson: Bill Chats: JACQUELINE WOODSON

Live Arts Artistic Director, Bill T. Jones in conversation with author, Jacqueline Woodson. For this season, the popular series includes a partnership with The New School, where Jones has been named a 2022-2023 Presidential Visiting Scholar. The New School’s Presidential Visiting Scholars program brings major thinkers of the highest standing to...

March 10-12, 2023
Boston ICA
Boston, MA
@ Institute of Contemporary Art ,Boston, MA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Curriculum II

Curriculum II applies the ideas of Cameroonian historian and political theorist Achille Mbembe, Nigerian-born writer and scholar Louis Chude-Sokei, and Jamaican writer and cultural theorist Sylvia Wynter. Curriculum II explores the historical and persistent connection between race and technology and the pursuit of what is human. In The Sound of Culture:...

ON VIEW: MARCH 17-APRIL 30
OPENING RECEPTION ON MARCH 17, 5:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
In/Between

NYFA Immigrant Artist Exhibition Initiated in 2019, In/Between is an annual immigrant artist group exhibition curated by artists Yanira Castro, Martita Abril and Poppy Delta Dawn. Developed in partnership with New York Live Arts and New York Foundation for the Art’s (NYFA) Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, In/Between supports and showcases the work...

April 1st- May 31st
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
Daniel Alexander Jones: BECOMING: AT HOME IN THE WORLD

CURATED BY BILL T. JONES AND PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MEANY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Robyn Orlin, Abby Z and The New Utility, Holland Andrews, The Motherboard Suite by Saul Williams with Maria Bauman, Jasmine Hearn, Kayla Farrish, Marjani Forté-Saunders, d. Sabela Grimes and Shamel...

APRIL 6-8, & 13-15 at 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Faye Driscoll: UNTITLED

WORLD PREMIERE 2021-2022 Randjelović/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist Faye Driscoll’s newest work is a multi-sensory performance-sculpture made of bodies, sounds, scents, liquids and objects. Ten people (dancers/singers/crew) enact a glacially morphing tableau vivant on a moving raft-like stage. Their voices generate a score that crescendos and resonates as they clutch, careen...

APRIL 17, 7PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Howard W. French: BILL CHATS: HOWARD W. FRENCH

Live Arts Artistic Director, Bill T. Jones in conversation with journalist, author, and photographer, Howard W. French. For this season, the popular series includes a partnership with The New School, where Jones has been named a 2022-2023 Presidential Visiting Scholar. The New School’s Presidential Visiting Scholars program brings major thinkers of...

APRIL 27-29, 2023 STAY LATE DISCUSSION ON APRIL 28th
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Shamel Pitts | TRIBE: Touch of RED
May 17th-21st
Programming to be announced
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Live Ideas Festival: 2023

The New York Live Arts Live Ideas Festival of art and ideas returns May 17th-21st, in partnership with co-curator Slow Factory, an environmental and social justice nonprofit organization. The multi-day festival is known to present performances, conversations, workshops, installations, and more. The 2023 season staple is titled PLANET JUSTICE. It calls...

MAY 22, 2023
PLANET JUSTICE GALA

THE 2023 LIVE IDEAS GALA: PLANET JUSTICE Save The Date: Monday, May 22, 2023 Please mark your calendars for the annual Live Ideas Gala, which will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023.This year’s gala will follow closely on the heels of our 2023 Live Ideas Festival exploring the...

JUN 16 & 17, 7:30PM
Fresh Tracks 2022/23 Cohort

The five amazing artists selected for the 58th year of the Fresh Tracks in Our Season of Anniversaries are (alphabetical by last name):   Kristel Baldoz Malcolm-x Betts Miguel Alejandro Castillo

JUNE 25
Programming To Be Announced
Live Arts Pride '23

Live Arts’ Pride ’23 epic celebration embodies and honors the historical importance and unwavering power of houses, collectives, and chosen family in LGBTQIA culture. Both legendary and young families from NYC’s queer nightlife and art scene come together under one roof to serve up the city’s most colorful and fierce...