Live Arts Plus

 
February 22 at 8 pm
@ Indiana University Auditorium
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s latest work What Problem? provokes the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation that many feel during these divisive political times. Jones and the company develop individual content with local community members in each of the touring locations making each perform. Commissioned...

February 27, 2020 at 7:30PM
@ Lied Center of Performing Arts
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company’s latest work What Problem? provokes the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation that many feel during these divisive political times. Jones and the company develop individual content with local community members in each of the touring locations making each perform. The visual...

Mar 4-7, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Runtime Approx. 60 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Kimberly Bartosik/daela: through the mirror of their eyes

From 2019 Guggenheim Fellow and New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award winning Kimberly Bartosik / daela. Viscerally provocative and ferociously intimate, through the mirror of their eyes brims with compassion and violence. The piece begins inside of a storm of unbounded physical intensity. A trio of performers rush into and through layers...

Mar 8, 2020 at 5 pm & 8 pm
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Open Spectrum: Liliana Dirks-Goodman: The Feminist Dinner Party: Present/Future 

The Feminist Dinner Party: Present/Future focuses on time, utopia, and the imagination — an occasion to look at both the history of our culture and our own experiences of the past in order to dream for the future. By 2050, the earth’s population is forecasted to reach 9.1 billion and...

Friday, March 13 at 6pm
Runtime Approx. 60 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Ashley R.T. Yergens: CU*T C*NTEMPORARY (Live Feed In-Process)

Ashley R.T. Yergens presents an in-process preview of CU*T C*NTEMPORARY: a destination wedding where queer nationalism joins American assimilation of trans bodies in holy matrimony. CU*T C*NTEMPORARY utilizes trans-regurgitated contemporary dances, costumed gay characters, and queer baiting soundtracks to create...

March 14th at 7pm
Runtime: Approx 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
A Tribute to Jason

A presentation of dance spanning all creatures great and small, encompassing some of the most famous Contemporary dance organizations with some notable up and coming professional companies, college representation as well as pre-professional. The evening will be hosted by Joe Lanteri and will feature Tears in Heaven sung by a...

March 16-20 from 10 am to 12 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Open Classes

With the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, taught by former company member Jennifer Nugent. Open Company Classes with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is rooted in the style of the Company as developed by Bill T. Jones and Janet Wong. Progressing from somatic floor work to standing exercises, technical and...

Mar 18-21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Runtime Approx. 60 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Abby Z and the New Utility: Radioactive Practice

RADIOACTIVE PRACTICE leans into deep-seated socio-cultural functions and psyche-emotional attachments that are held within the dancing body, allowing space for conflicting information from disparate spaces to be in conversation and find an equal playing field. This process of self-exploration and group dynamic reveals the energy and drive that connects the dancers...

Mar 25-28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Colleen Thomas: Light and Desire

Transition. Change. Going nowhere. Perception. Perception is 2/3rds of the law. This piece is about women artists during fascist times. Oppression. Going backwards. Smile. Stupid. Simple. Whore. Sexy. Prude.

March 27 & 28 at 7:30pm
March 29th 2pm
Runtime: 2 Hours
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Lakaï Dance Theatre: The Block: An Afro-Musical

Lakaï Dance Theatre presents The Block: An Afro-Musical as part of the 2019–20 MIT Performing series. In The Block, the street becomes a stage for self-reflection on toxic masculinity, racial profiling, mental health, and violence, all as a means of community improvement. Through hip-hop and Afro-Diasporic movement styles, the performers...

March 30, 2020 at 6:30 pm
@ The Caldwell Factory
 
2020 Live Ideas Gala

2020 Live Ideas Gala | Monday, March 30th Honorees Sir David Adjaye OBE, Spike Lee, and Jean-Michel Basquiat** Hosted by Saul Williams Event Chairs Alanna Rutherford*, Barbara & Alan Marks*, and Ruth & Stephen Hendel* The Caldwell Factory 547 W 26th St New York City For ticketing and more info please contact Individual Giving & Special Events Manager...

Apr 8-11, 2020 at 7:30 PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko: Chameleon: A Biomythography

Chameleon: A Biomythography is a live art work that explores the fugitive realities and shapeshifting demands of surviving at the intersection of Blackness and queerness in contemporary America. In this new work from Nigerian American artist Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, a melanated stage saturated in...

April 14-25, 2020
Tuesday–Thursday at 7:30pm
Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm
@ Park Avenue Armory
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Deep Blue Sea

“Pip saw God’s foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and therefore his shipmates called him mad. So man’s insanity is heaven’s sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal or...

May 1, 2020 at 6 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Holly Bass: RACE: Talc & Ash (Live Feed In-Process)

RACE: Talc & Ash (RTA) is a dance duet about gentrification staged as a sporting event. The original iteration was set in Washington, DC, while this newest iteration will explore West Chelsea and specifically Hudson Yards. Community workshops on the city’s changing demographics helped inform the work, and community members’...

May 2, 2020 at 6 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Daniel Alexander Jones: Daniel Alexander Jones (Live Feed In-Process)

The Live Feed creative residency program is a laboratory for the development of new commissioned work directed toward our theater. This informal workshop showing offers a sneak peek into resident artist Daniel Alexander Jones’s process and ideas before they hit our stage. Taking place within the intimate working space of...

May 8-9, 2020
@ The Mann Center
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Deep Blue Sea

“Pip saw God’s foot upon the treadle of the loom, and spoke it; and therefore his shipmates called him mad. So man’s insanity is heaven’s sense; and wandering from all mortal reason, man comes at last to that celestial thought, which, to reason, is absurd and frantic; and weal or...

May 13-17, 2020
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
2020 Live Ideas: Alter-Worlds: Black Utopia and The Age of Acceleration

Contemporary Afrofuturism may be defined as an emerging social philosophy of the African diaspora and Africa. Today, partly because of a crisis in globalization, social media and other technological advances, it has grown into a Pan African movement that encompasses artistic, academic, geopolitical and scientific investigation and production....

May 21 at 8pm
May 22 at 8pm
May 23 at 8pm
May 24 at 3pm
72 Minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Robert Ashley: eL/Aficionado

“Opera likes to simplify and enlarge its characters to make them fit grand themes. Mr. Ashley goes in the opposite direction and arrives at the cosmos just as easily.” — Bernard Holland, The New York Times eL/Aficionado is the story of a person on trial...

May 22, 2020 at 6 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Milka Djordjevich: CORPS (Live Feed In-Process)

CORPS is a new work by Los Angeles-based choreographer Milka Djordjevich examining labor and the feminine body through the lens of regimented movement, and reveals similarities across traditional, militaristic, ritual, athletic, and folk movement forms. The work is a continuation of Djordjevich’s ongoing questioning of contemporary dance’s preoccupation with neutrality,...

May 29-30, 2020 at 6 pm
@ New York Live Arts Studios
 
Fresh Tracks 2019 - 2020: Residency Showing

Live Arts’ Fresh Tracks performance and residency program continues its commitment to bringing new voices to the forefront. Fresh Tracks artists present excerpts of new work in development. Featuring works from Anh Vo, Annie Heath, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Kayla Hamilton, and Stuart B. Meyers. Live Arts’ legacy Fresh...

June 25, 26 & 27 at 7:30pm
Runtime approx. 65 minutes, no intermission
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
10 Hairy Legs: 2020 New York Season

10 Hairy Legs 8th consecutive New York Season features World Premiere Commissions by Choreographers David Parker and Joshua Beamish, a New York Premiere by Robert Mark Burke and the Company Premiere of Brian Brooks’ iconic solo I’m Going to Explode. 10 Hairy Legs, a male repertory company, provides a lens...

JUNE 28, 2020 starts at 2 pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Live Arts PRIDE 2020: THE HOUSE PARTY

Live Arts’ Pride: The House Party epic 6-hour 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...