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a plump single-color bulb, or a dance

Opening Date: Nov 14, 2024

Closing Date: Nov 16, 2024

a plump single-color bulb, or a dance Show Site Icon

Playing @

New York Live Arts

219 West 19th Street New York City, NY 10011

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a plump single-color bulb, or a dance marks Wally Cardona’s choreographic return to a stage after several years of making work off-road.

While being shut down at home a few years ago (literally and figuratively), a man received an unexpected present from a former collaborator living in London. A small red ball. It seemed lonely on its own, so he picked up one of several small wooden mallets he owns from his time in Myanmar. And the three of them—ball, man, mallet—headed into the studio. He was curious about them and it felt like they had their own curiosity about him so they continued to work together. It’s evolved into a rather refined relationship. They organize, get lost in and re-find themselves. They find relevance moment to moment and have no need for a singular resolution.

This choreography for three features an original musical score performed live by Jonathan Bepler and lighting design by Thomas Dunn.

Performance Schedule:



Wally Cardona


Jonathan Bepler


Wally Cardona

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Full-price tickets

$30 - $250

Lottery & Rush

Student Rush: $10 student rush available at door, excluding sold out performances.


Box Office

Lobby level; accessible


The ground floor restrooms and theater are wheelchair accessible.

Directions Subway

1 to 18th Street. 2/3, F, M, L and A/C/E to 14th Street.


Elevator to all floors


None on premises


The lobby is accessible via the double doors to the left of the revolving door at 219 W 19th Street.

Wheelchair Info

The first floor lobby is a communal public space and wheelchair accessible via the street facing double doors next to the main entrance at 219 W 19th Street. Theater, dressing rooms and 3rd floor studios are accessible by elevator. Restrooms throughout the building and theater are wheelchair accessible.

Directions Bus

M11, M2

Directions Driving

Street parking only

Folding Armrests

None available


Street parking only

Water Fountain

Lobby level; wheelchair accessible

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Public Transportation

Subway Icon

By Subway:

1 to 18th Street. 2/3, F, M, L and A/C/E to 14th Street.

Bus Icon

By Bus:

M11, M2