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Harlem Stage
150 Convent Avenue


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Apr 19 2024


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)


E-Moves: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

For 25 years Harlem Stage’s signature dance series, E-Moves, has brought together phenomenal artists of color to showcase their movement-based creations. On the occasion of Harlem Stage’s 40th Anniversary, Harlem Stage invites back to the Gatehouse artists who have been critical to the legacy of the institution’s dance programming and who serve as inspiration for the future of dance. These artists include Camille A. Brown, Ronald K. Brown, nora chipaumire, and Bill T. Jones.

Choreographer Bill T. Jones has participated in various presentations at Harlem Stage since the 1980s; in 2006, he created the Harlem Stage commission Chapel/Chapter, inaugurating the Harlem Stage Gatehouse with what The New York Times would deem the “most affecting, the most disturbing, the most powerful, and the most compassionate” dance from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. Born in 1982 out of an 11-year collaboration between Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane (1948-1988), the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is recognized as one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the dance-theater world.

Jones returns to the Gatehouse to celebrate the 40 years of Harlem Stage. The evening will begin with emerging choreographer, Roderick George showing an excerpt of his work The Missing Fruit. 

Bill T. Jones and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company will premiere two “pièce d’occasion” for this two-nights only event: a short work entitled Memory Piece for Jones himself and People Places and Things, an ancillary investigation reflecting on some preoccupations evidenced in the ongoing Curriculum series he is creating for and with the company.