The Live Feed creative residency program is a laboratory for the development of new commissioned work directed toward our theater. Informal public showings offer a sneak peek into each resident artist’s process and ideas before they hit our stage. Each showing takes place within the intimate working space of the Live Arts studio and is followed by a discussion with the artist moderated by special guests and Live Arts staff.


FEB 16-19, 8PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Milka Djordjevich: CORPS

CORPS explores how labor and gender are addressed under the lens of regimented movement. The work is a continuation of Djordjevich’s ongoing questioning of dance practices preoccupied with producing neutrality and anonymity. CORPS aims to unravel and disorient the militaristic conditioning of groups ‘keeping together in time.’ The work reveals...

MAR 3-5, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Raphael Xavier: The Musician and The Mover

“…Xavier captivated his audience with the impassioned lyrical delivery of a hip-hop artist.” –The Broad Street Review  Raphael Xavier (pronounced ZAH-vee-ay) is a mover who for the past 20+ years has explored Breaking as social, physical and mental “movement.” Utilizing Jazz as a backdrop, XAVIER’S: The Musician & The Mover...

MAY 18-21, 7:30PM
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Abby Z and the New Utility: RADIOACTIVE PRACTICE

Choreographer Abby Zbikowski and crew have created a genre-bending work that brings together a mosaic group of dancers to redefine purpose for themselves as they labor their way through complex, demanding, and often perplexing physicality as a means to confront expectations and dive into the unknown head on. Utilizing the skills they have honed...

JUN 21, 8PM
Ni'Ja Whitson: The Unarrival Experiments - Dark Dive (In-Process)

Live Feed residency artist Ni’Ja Whitson shares an in-process look at their newest exploration. The Unarrival Experiments is a transdisciplinary, multi-site, multi-form project that centers the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy through a Black, Queer, and Transembodied lens. Dark Dive will be an experiment for audiences and performers...