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  • A Quarreling Pair – Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company

    A Quarreling Pair – Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane Dance Company

    Voice overs with audience laughter and commentary…and the “show” begins. And what a show it is. What might otherwise have ended up a frustrating exercise with differing elements that never quite came together, A Quarreling Pair gives us a far different experience. This variety show is a mix of theater, dance, and film but a mix that actually becomes one. Based on Jane Bowles’ 1945 puppet play, A Quarreling Pair is about two sisters with the attention on the adventures […]

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  • New York Live Arts – Fondly Do We Hope… Fervently Do We Pray

    New York Live Arts – Fondly Do We Hope… Fervently Do We Pray

    Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company has since merged with Dance Theater Workshop and is now New York Live Arts. Fondly Do We Hope… Fervently Do We Pray pays tribute to the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. The piece comes across as particularly dramatic with often more of an emphasis on theater than on dance. There is also a lot of back and forth between theater and dance, at least in this excerpt, taking away from a sense of continuity. […]

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