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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane presents "The Gift/No God Logic" (1988)

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane presents "The Gift/No God Logic" (1988)


Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane


(Re)Live Arts Streaming
219 W 19th St.
New York, NY 10011


Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 7:30pm daily through April 16, 2020



Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane

Performed at City Center 1988

Choreographed by Arnie Zane

Music by Giuseppe Verdi (Selections from La Forza del Destino)


Costumed by Demian Acquavella

Lighting by Robert Wierzel

Dancers: Demian Acquavella, Arthur Aviles, Sean Curran & Heidi Latsky


The Gift/No God Logic, set to music from Verdi’s Forza del Destino, is a beautiful, sparse work choreographed by Arnie Zane.  The dance develops through a strikingly restrained and precise physical vocabulary.  Dancers move together and apart, but always with compassion and awareness of one another.  The apparent simplicity of the work belies its technical difficulty.  To quote Jennifer Dunning in her 1988 review of the work, “It is a dance of memorable simplicity and un-ironic emotion.”

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