Curated and Co-Produced by Fabian Bernal 

Press Release 

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Photo by Maria Baranova
New York Live Arts presents an outdoor site-specific performance Another Evening: Bellport by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company as part of the Dance for Sunset series at The Post-Morrow Foundation in Brookhaven, Long Island, August 26 at 6pm. This special, one-time engagement will feature the Company joined by live music in and around the Southern Nearshore Trap/Pot Waters, including its lush surrounding of marshes, wooded areas, and nature walkways. Curated and co-produced by artist, curator, and designer Fabian Bernal, the performance is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Warner Bros. Discovery and Bloomingdale’s. The work is not open for review.

WHO:    Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company
WHAT:   Another Evening: Bellport - An outdoor site-specific performance part of Dance for Sunset - Free and open to the public
WHEN:  Saturday, August 26th at 6pm
WHERE: The Post-Morrow Foundation, 16 Bay Road, Brookhaven, Long Island


Over the past 40 years, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company has shaped the evolution of contemporary dance through the creation and performance of over 140 works. Founded as a multicultural dance company in 1982, the company was born of an 11-year artistic collaboration between Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane. Today, the company is recognized as one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the modern dance world. The company has performed its ever-enlarging repertoire worldwide in over 200 cities in 40 countries on every major continent. In 2011, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company merged with Dance Theater Workshop to form New York Live Arts of which Bill T. Jones is the Artistic Director and Janet Wong is the Associate Artistic Director.

The repertory of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company is widely varied in its subject matter, visual imagery, and stylistic approach to movement, voice, and stagecraft and includes musically driven works as well as works using a variety of texts. Some of its most celebrated creations are evening-length works including Last Supper at Uncle Tom’s Cabin/The Promised Land (1990, Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music); Still/Here (1994, Biennale de la Danse in Lyon, France); We Set Out Early… Visibility Was Poor (1996, Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City, IA); You Walk? (2000, European Capital of Culture 2000,Bologna, Italy); Blind Date (2006, Peak Performances at Montclair State University); Chapel/Chapter (2006, Harlem Stage Gatehouse); Fondly Do We Hope… Fervently Do We Pray (2009, Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL); Another Evening: Venice/Arsenale(2010, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy); Story/Time (2012, Peak Performances); A Rite (2013, Carolina Performing Arts at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill); Deep Blue Sea (2021, Park Avenue Armory).
Fabian has been an artist and curator of public installations and performance art for more than a decade. In 2008, as the founder of Meat Market Gallery, Fabian made his debut at Performance Week D.C. with seventeen artists engaging in site-specific performances and art installations. In 2013, in partnership with Samuel Draxler, he conceived the New York Performance Artists Collective (NYPAC), an organization dedicated to advancing the production, accessibility, and scholarship of performance and intermedia art. In 2022, he launched “Dance for Sunset” to bring performance art to Long Island. Today his passion for curation harnesses the performance arts as a catalyst for building community. He is also the owner of Good Morning Bellport, a floral and arts company dedicated to building community. 

New York Live Arts is an internationally recognized destination for innovative performance and humanities programming, offering audiences access to art and ideas by creatives notable for their conceptual rigor, formal experimentation, and active engagement with the sociopolitical and cultural currents of our times. Led by world-renowned artist Bill T. Jones, New York Live Arts supports artists at all stages of their careers through residencies, commissions, and artist services. It also serves as the home base for the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, which has been creating groundbreaking work for over forty years. We at New York Live Arts acknowledge and offer deep gratitude to Lenapehoking, where our theater sits-the land, and waters of the Lenape homeland.

THE POST-MORROW FOUNDATION was born out of Thomas and Elisabeth Morrow's love of the rural countryside. They envisioned the creation of woodlands, meadows, and streams as wildlife sanctuaries for all to enjoy. It was also important to them to stem the tide of suburban encroachment in the Brookhaven area. Since its establishment in 1969 the trustees of the foundation, along with community support, have endeavored to fulfill their dreams.
Support for New York Live Arts is provided by the Arnhold Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Ed Bradley Family Foundation, The Brant Foundation, Inc., Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, Dance/NYC, Ford Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance, Marta Heflin Foundation, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, Alex Katz Foundation, Lambent Foundation, Alice Lawrence Foundation, Samuel M. Levy Family Foundation, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Mellon Foundation, Muriel Pollia Foundation, National Performance Network, New England Foundation for the Arts, NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund in the New York Community Trust, The Poss Family Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Jerome Robbins Foundation, The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, The Semel Charitable Foundation, Scherman Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, and Tides Foundation.

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