Live Arts Plus

 
On view June 16 - August 2022
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
 
Gio Black Peter: FIRE IN THE NIGHT, A Celebration of Queer Tenacity

Kicking off Pride month at Live Arts on June 16 and setting the mood for The House Party is Gio Black Peter’s commissioned installation “FIRE IN THE NIGHT, A Celebration of Queer Tenacity,” which icludes a 7’x7’ painting of and honoring activist,...

Saturday, August 27th 7:30pm 90 minutes
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Synergy

Synergy is the brain child of Erika Keller and Rebecca Allen with the intention to fill a void in the current dance environment by merging unlikely genres. The first Synergy production was in August 2021 at Ballet Arts, as soon as the first signs of re-opening had begun. Once we...

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

Welcoming patrons back to Live Arts this fall will be an exhibition by celebrated American painter and sculptor Chaz Guest. Featuring 3 works, the installation’s opening reception will take place September 15th, 2022 in the Ford Foundation Live Gallery. Known for profound inventiveness in capturing the raw essence of the...

September 15-17, 2022, at 7:30pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
LYDIA JOHNSON DANCE: Lydia Johnson Dance New York Season 2022

10 Dancers / 3 PREMIERES set to music by Chopin, Ethel, Henryk Gorecki and The Bad Plus. “Johnson is a craftsman and a poet; her works, which stress the ensemble and attend closely to the music, have an ebb and flow in addition to a strong emotional current. The basis of...

September 22-24, 2022, 7:30pm
A Stay Late discussion on September 23rd
Co-presented with Crossing The Line (FIAF)
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Robyn Orlin: And so you see... our honourable blue sky and ever enduring sun... can only be consumed slice by slice...

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE Co-presented with Crossing The Line (FIAF) In her New York City premiere, co-presented by French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s Crossing The Line Festival, famed South African choreographer Robyn Orlin will present the season’s opening main stage performance, September 22-24. The piece And so you see… our honorable...

Robyn Orlin - Sept 30th - Oct 1st
Abby Z and the New Utility - Oct 27th - Oct 29th
Holland Andrews - Jan 21st
The Motherboard Suite - April 1st
Daniel Alexander Jones - April 1st- May 31st
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
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...

Sept 30th - Oct 1st
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
Robyn Orlin: 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...

October 5-8, 2022, 7:30pm
Presented in partnership with Performa
A Stay Late Discussion with Bill T. Jones on October 6th
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Yvonne Rainer: Hellzapoppin': What about the bees?

World Premiere Commission HELLZAPOPPIN’: What about the bees? by American luminary Yvonne Rainer is a riveting work for nine performers that reflects on America’s ongoing reckoning with systemic racism. In the vein of Rainer’s previous performances, this new the piece juxtaposes text, dance and excerpts from the two classic films—HELLZAPOPPIN’, a...

October 13-15
Runtime: 60 mins
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
FJK Dance: FJK Dance Season 2022

FJK Dance Season 2022 features the company’s signature work in cross-cultural dialogue, where contemporary dance meets visual art live on stage. The program presents a full preview of the multimedia new work by Fadi J Khoury titled “Off Limits”, which was brought to life thanks to the CUNY Dance Initiative...

November 19, 2022
UCLA’S CENTER FOR THE ART OF PERFORMANCE
Los Angeles, CA
@ Royce Hall at UCLA
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 40th Anniversary Season Fall 2022 National Tour 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. Adapted for proscenium stages from...

October 20-22, 2022, 7:30
Special Offsite performance on October 15th, details to be announced
Stay Late discussion on Oct 21st
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Emily Johnson: Being Future Being

NEW YORK CITY PREMIERE Celebrated for a distinguished body of dance works, Emily Johnson unites audiences in a shared experience of movement, place, history, collective action, and the continuance of Indigenous cultural practices and perspectives. Her newest dance performance and process, Being Future Being, delves into the power of creation, with...

Monday, October 24th
Presented in partnership with The New School
Special Guests To be Announced
Bill Chats

This season the popular Bill Chats series will be presented in partnership with the Presidential Visiting Scholars program at The New School. Bill Chats returns October 24 and December 6, and for this season will be presented in partnership with the Presidential Visiting Scholars program at The...

October 26 - 29, 7:30pm
Runtime: 90 mins
This project was created in collaboration with Adrianna Thompson of SOULSKIN DANCE and Javier Dzul of DZUL DANCE
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
THREE FOR THE WORLD

Three For The World is an artistic production premiering works by contemporary choreographers Miriam Barbosa, Adrianna Thompson and Javier Dzul. In a challenging world with much need for the arts to enhance perception and consciousness, the three artists found a common thread through the medium of dance. They express different...

Oct 27th - Oct 29th
@ Meany Hall, Seattle, WA
 
Abby Z and the New Utility: 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...

October 28-29, 2022
Carolina Performing Arts
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Tickets on sale August 9.
@ Memorial Hall
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 40th Anniversary Season Fall 2022 National Tour 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. Adapted for proscenium stages from...

November 4, 2022
Co-presented by FirstWorks & Brown Arts Institute at Brown University
THE VETS AUDITORIUM
Providence, RI
Tickets on sale July 26
@ The VETS Auditorium
 
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 40th Anniversary Season Fall 2022 National Tour 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. Adapted for proscenium stages from...

November 10-12, 2022, 7:30pm
Stay Late discussion on Nov 11th
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Vanessa Anspaugh: mourning after mornings

WORLD PREMIERE Inspired by early & contemporary death and grieving rituals, three archetypal female outcasts (facing their own aging bodies) tell an ancient story that is also the present. Narrative and time is constructed and deconstructed in cyclical reverie. This seasoned cast of performers (and younger ghosts) explore communal loss...

November 15, 2022
UCSB Arts & Lectures
Santa Barbara, CA
@ The Granada Theatre
 
Bill T. Jones: What Problem?

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company 40th Anniversary Season Fall 2022 National Tour 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. Adapted for proscenium stages from...

Tuesday, December 6th
Special Guests To be Announced
Presented in partnership with The New School
Bill Chats

This season the popular Bill Chats series will be presented in partnership with the Presidential Visiting Scholars program at The New School. Bill Chats returns October 24 and December 6, and for this season will be presented in partnership with the Presidential Visiting Scholars program at The...

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...

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...