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.


APRIL 27-29, 2023
@ New York Live Arts Theater
Shamel Pitts | TRIBE: Touch of RED
JUN 30 & JUL 1, 730PM
@ 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 & 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

*Show Added in Times Square! Sunday, May 22 at 4:00pm. Free and Open to the Public, in partnership with Times Square Arts. Standing room only. RSVP 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...

JUN 21, 8PM
@ Weeksville Heritage Center
Ni'Ja Whitson: The Unarrival Experiments - Dark Dive

Live Feed residency artist Ni’Ja Whitson shares an in-process look at their newest exploration. Dark Dive is a portal into the liberatory dark of Black imagination, spiritual possibility, and Black Trans and Queer magic. It is a conjuring of the past and the future. Weeksville Heritage Center, a holder of...