Located in the heart of Chelsea in New York City, New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative movement-based artistry offering audiences access to art and artists notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation and active engagement with the social, political and cultural currents of our times. At the center of this identity is Bill T. Jones, Executive Artistic Director, a world-renowned choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer.
Live Ideas is an annual event at New York Live Arts distinctive in its explorations of the interplay of creative expression and the world of ideas. The inaugural festival, taking place Wednesday, April 17th through Sunday, April 21st is themed The Worlds of Oliver Sacks and features more than 20 free and ticketed events. This year%u2019s festival is curated by celebrated non-fiction writer Lawrence Weschler, in collaboration with Jones, and includes an array of performances, films, discussions and more.