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Photo by Liz Ligon. Pablo Bronstein, Intermezzo: Two girls wear fashion garments on a palm tree, 2013. Photo by Liz Ligon. Pablo Bronstein, Intermezzo: Two girls wear fashion garments on a palm tree, 2013.

Performances

The High Line turns into an open-air theater through live, artist-led events, scheduled throughout the year. Taking place on and around the park, these performances interact with the unique physical landscape and social space of the High Line, inviting audience participation and provoking thoughtful conversation. This series has previously featured works by artists including Kevin Beasley, Alexandra Pirici, Naama Tsabar, and the Trisha Brown Dance Company, among others.

In line with public health officials’ recommendations on social distancing related to COVID-19, High Line Performances are postponed until further notice.

The High Line turns into an open-air theater through live, artist-led events, scheduled throughout the year. Taking place on and around the park, these performances interact with the unique physical landscape and social space of the High Line, inviting audience participation and provoking thoughtful conversation. This series has previously featured works by artists including Kevin Beasley, Alexandra Pirici, Naama Tsabar, and the Trisha Brown Dance Company, among others.

In line with public health officials’ recommendations on social distancing related to COVID-19, High Line Performances are postponed until further notice.

2019 Season

Carmen Papalia

Mobility Device

On September 11 & 12, Papalia presented Mobility Device, an innovative, collaborative performance in which he was accompanied by a marching band playing a site-reactive score as guidance for navigating his surroundings.

Ligia Lewis

Sensation 1/This Interior

On July 23, 24 & 25, Lewis expanded her solo work Sensation 1 into a performance for six dancers that uses the concluding note of a vocalist as a basis for choreography.

EXPLORE

Commissions

We work with world renowned artists to commission temporary, site specific sculptures, installations and murals that are visible from the high line and the surrounding neighborhood.

Channel

Everyday at dusk at High Line on 14th street, we screen a rotating selection of video and art, including both new and historic works.

Plinth

Newly launched in 2019, the High Line Plinth offers a new landmark destination for major public art commissions in New York City.