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New York Live Arts

DANCENOW's 20th Anniversary Is a Cause for Celebration -- and Reflection

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 09.08.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

ZviDance; Photo credit: Stephen Delas Heras On September 10, 2001, a 24-year-old made the trek from Pennsylvania to New York City. A decade later,...

Emily Johnson Shares SHORE in Lenapehoking/New York City

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Emily Johnston / Catalyst launches the Lenapehoking (New York City) installment of SHORE on Sunday April 19th, with gatherings and events taking place at various locations April 19-26, and performances at New York Live Arts happening April 23-25.

On the Culture Front: Better Call Saul, Constellations, Tijuana Picnic, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.08.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Last night, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, and Michael McKean took the stage at the 92nd Street Y to talk with moderator about the highly anticipated "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul." I interviewed Banks the previous day for the Washington Post and avoiding spoilers felt like dodging carefully planted land mines in a desert war zone.

Katherine Brooks

'We Want To Address Difficult Conversations' | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, an organization that's been bringing its unique combination of cho...

Dance, A Holiday Tradition: Nut/Cracked Turns 10 at New York Live Arts

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Set to various arrangements from multiple genres of the music from the Nutcracker Suite, beginning to end, Nut/Cracked is a masterful mash-up of nostalgia, artistry, and fun.

The Shining Shares Spotlight with the Audience

NYC-ARTS | Posted 12.14.2012 | Arts

A naked woman escorts ticket-holders in a van to an unknown destination, a soundtrack splices horror film with punk rock, and shadowy figures grab, gently guide and then abandon. These are hallmarks of The Shining, a gritty dance installation by choreographer Yvonne Meier.

Trajal Harrell: The Next Martha Graham Has Arrived!

Julie Chae | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

When you get right down to it, his cerebral, seductive art -- which years ago began to feature fashion runway movement and now includes acquainting his audience with the facets of Harlem voguing balls -- is about imagination and hope.

Mad Science: David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group's Restless Eye

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

"I'm interested in an irrational response to our perceived place in the universe." So says choreographer David Neumann in his program notes for Rest...

WATCH: The Religious Roots Of Dancer And Choreographer Bill T. Jones

Posted 01.12.2012 | Religion

Bill T. Jones has stormed Broadway in recent years with his Tony Award winning choreography in Spring Awakening and Fela! Yet Jones is no newcomer to...