Season at a glance

 
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Originally Premiered Oct. 2018
at New York Live Arts
Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson: another piece apart (2018)

Jennifer Nugent & Paul Matteson Originally premiered October 10-13, 2018 another piece apart, reflects on a history of a fractured togetherness and blurred boundaries. The multi-focused movement fluxes in and out of knotted touch. Returning to the...

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Originally presented at
New York Live Arts
March 2019
Bill Chats: Oskar Eustis (2019)

Bill T. Jones talks with Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of New York’s Public Theater, who has nurtured one game-changing hit after another for the Public, including the award-winning musical Hamilton. You can help New York Live Arts continue our...

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Originally premiered 2015
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: Analogy/Dora: Tramontane (2015)

Dora Amelan (1920-2020), a remarkable French Jewish woman who realized at age 19 that there are two kinds of people – those who need help and those who give help.  She decided then to be the latter and she spent her life making it true.  Analogy/Dora: Tramontane is based on an...

*THE EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED
@ New York Live Arts Theater
 
Jaamil Olawale Kosoko: Chameleon: A Biomythography

*Please note that this event have been postponed: As the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation has evolved in NYC, New York Live Arts has decided to postpone Chameleon: A Biomythography by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko to a later date. Chameleon: A Biomythography is a live art work that...

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
@ 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...

Effective March 13 at 6 pm
Live Arts Building Closed; All public gatherings, classes & performances suspended

As the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation has evolved in NYC. and other businesses and services have become disrupted, New York Live Arts has determined we must close our building and suspend all public gathering, classes, and performances effective immediately, including: Live Feed In-Process performance of Ashley R.T. Yergen’s CU*T CU*TEMPORARY, today, March 13th...

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...

Opening Night
June 25 at 7:30 pm*
This is our benefit evening which includes a reception. Some general tickets are available

June 26 & 27 at 7:30pm
@ 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. 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 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...