For four nights, from September 30-October 3, 1982, Bill T. Jones presented Four Dances. The first dance was Long Distance, a piece choreographed and performed by Jones. In it, Jones danced along a single lane of light. He was accompanied by Keith Haring, who painted in his the signature style along the back wall. The second dance, The Double, was developed and performed as a collaboration between Jones, Rob Besserer, and Brian Arsenault. The third, Shared Distance, was developed and performed in collaboration with Julie West. Jones and West revisited the setting of the first dance, moving within the single strip of light alongside Haring’s painting. The final piece was a solo work called Response-ability, where Jones shifted his thematic focus to engage with constructions of Black masculinity. Arnie Zane was the Associate Director for the program, and Haring is credited for the "decor."
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