https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-bill-t-jones-registration-228335245867?aff=ebdssbdestsearch Tsai Performance Center
685 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Art, Lectures & Conferences
BU Conversations in the Arts & Ideas presents "An Evening with Bill T. Jones."
About this event
The renowned choreographer, director, and dancer Bill T. Jones joins Professor Louis Chude-Sokei for a public conversation about his life and work. Wednesday, March 2nd at 7:00 p.m., Tsai Performance Center. Doors Open: 6:30pm. Admission is free; a reservation is required.
(Photo credit: Stephanie Berger)
This event is sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, Kilachand Honors College, Office of the Provost, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, BU Arts Initiative, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship, CAS Core Curriculum, Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, and Dean of the College of Fine Arts.
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Bill T. Jones is recognized for his contributions as a dancer and choreographer. Renowned for provocative performances that blend an eclectic mix of modern and traditional dance, Mr. Jones creates works that challenge us to confront tough subjects and inspire us to greater heights.
Artistic director of New York Live Arts and artistic director/co-founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Bill T. Jones has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur “Genius” Award to Kennedy Center Honors in 2010. Jones was honored with the 2014 Doris Duke Award, recognized as Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2010, inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2009, and named “An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure” by the Dance Heritage Coalition in 2000. He is a two-time Tony Award recipient for Best Choreography for FELA! and Spring Awakening and received an Obie Award for Spring Awakening's off-Broadway run. His choreography for the off-Broadway production of The Seven earned him a 2006 Lucille Lortel Award.
(Visitors to campus are required to follow BU mask-wearing requirements, as well as Boston safety protocols and regulations, including proof of vaccination. Please review these policies carefully, they will be strictly enforced.)