Season at a glance

Exhibition on View Now
Curating The End Of The World

In light of the postponement of New York Live Arts’ (Live Arts) annual Live Ideas humanities festival of arts and ideas, originally scheduled to take place in May, today Live Arts launches an online exhibition Curating The End Of The World, co-presented with Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM)...

June 5th at 5 pm

Instagram Live
Friday Live @ 5! June 5: Bill T. Jones & Dr. Reynaldo Anderson

Instagram Live (@nylivearts) June 5th at 5:00 PM EDT Part of Bill’s Instagram Diary: Pause/Intermission, Bill T. Jones will be joined by the renowned and curator for Live Ideas 2021 Dr. Reynaldo Anderson , for a live conversation. Dr. Reynaldo Anderson currently serves as an Associate Professor of Communication at Harris-Stowe...

June 10th at 3 pm
Instagram Live
Shapes with Jenna Riegel - June 10th

Learn the 45 moves or positions that Arnie Zane choreographed in 1977 for our seminal work Continuous Replay! Wednesday, at 3pm EST: Company alum Jenna Riegel teaches the shapes on our Instagram Live (seen here in CR, front and center)! How do performers learn choreography from archival video footage and...

@ New York Live Arts Theater
10 Hairy Legs: 2020 New York Season (Cancelled)

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. Known for the ability of its artists to master a broad...

JUNE 28, 2020 starts at 2 pm
@ New York Live Arts Theater

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...

Futurist Writers’ Room - Collective Imagination in Deep Time, The Digital Installment

Co-presented with the Guild of Future Architects Over the course of several months five black artists at the intersection of art, science and technology— Sophia Nahli Allison, Idris Brewster, Stephanie Dinkins, Yance Ford and Terence Nance—have been developing speculative historiographies and futures in collaboration with Octavia Butler. With the guidance of facilitators Lafayette Cruise, Madebo Fatunde,Tony...

Aug - Sep 2020
@ New York Live Arts Lobby
In/Between 2020: TRANSFIGURE

In light of the inequitable response to Covid-19 and the upcoming US elections, there is a call not just to strengthen democratic principles but to undergo a transformation. There is a desire for radical change towards a further completion of the democratic experiment, towards more equitable participation. Immigrant artists are...