Special Guest: Bill T. Jones
Saturday, August 16, 2003
Kurt Andersen and choreographer Bill T. Jones talk about how artists use the nude and its mix of beauty and shock.
Bill T. Jones is a choreographer and performer in the forefront of contemporary dance. He co-founded the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Now in it's twentieth year, the company has about 75 works in repertory, and has performed in more than 130 American cities and 30 countries. Jones has also created works by commission from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Boston Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Berkshire Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet, Lincoln Center's Serious Fun Festival, and others. His memoir, Last Night on Earth, was published in 1995.