Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

In honor of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company’s 30th anniversary, YBCA is hosting a month-long celebration which includes /Time: Study I, a site-specific performance at CounterPULSE; the West Coast premiere of A Rite, the collaborative dance theater piece with Anne Bogart’s SITI Company that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s groundbreaking The Rite of Spring; and Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 30th Anniversary Exhibition, a survey exhibition of costumes, photographs, sculptures, videos, and backdrops that have played an integral role in the company’s performances since the early 1980s; screenings of two documentaries on Bill T. Jones; and a symposium examining his role in shaping American contemporary dance.

Limited Edition Photographs »

Photo by Lois Greenfield.

programs & events


Bill T. Jones body painted by Keith
Haring
, 1983. Photograph by
Tseng Kwong Chi. © Muna Tseng
Dance Projects, Inc. New York.
Drawing by Keith Haring. © Keith
Haring Foundation, New York.
Exhibition
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 30th Anniversary Exhibition
Sep 20 – Nov 3, 2013
Upstairs Galleries, Grand Lobby
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This exhibition highlights significant works by visual artists and designers that have played integral roles in works by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company since the early 1980s.


Photo by Stephanie Berger.
Lecture/Discussion
Just Enough, Just in Time: Bill T Jones in Reflection of 30 Years
Oct 7, 2013
Screening Room/YBCA Forum
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In this two-part conversation, guest speakers, artists, and local Bay Area voices come together to illuminate and explore the work of the company through the cross-disciplinary veins of social justice, innovation, and the visual arts.


Photo by Lois Greenfield.
Performance
YBCA presents Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company: /Time: Study I
in collaboration with CounterPULSE
Oct 8-9, 2013
CounterPULSE
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A new site-specific piece created at CounterPULSE for this YBCA residency, inspired by legendary composer John Cage.

Party/Social Event
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 30th Anniversary Exhibition Reception
Oct 10, 2013
Upstairs Galleries
A public reception and tours of the exhibition.


Photo by Paul B. Goode.
Performance
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and SITI Company: A Rite
Oct 11-13, 2013
Lam Research Theater at YBCA
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Choreographer Bill T. Jones and director Anne Bogart combine forces to create a major new dance-theater work celebrating the 100th anniversary of The Rite of Spring.


Courtesy of Kartemquin Films.
Film/Video
Bill T. Jones: A Good Man
Bill Moyers Journal: Bill T. Jones: Still/Here

Sat, Oct 12, 2013
Screening Room
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Two documentaries shed light on the man, his choreography, and his career.


Courtesy of Kartemquin Films.
Workshop/Interactive
Master Class with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
Sat, Oct 12, 2013
YBCA Forum
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A dance workshop taught by two members of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Jenna Riegel and Talli Jackson.

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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company 30th Anniversary Celebration at YBCA is made possible in part by BDO.

This program is supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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