Kyle Abraham News

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

Dance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film FestivalDance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance. (more...)

BWW Feature: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at Kennedy Center - Curated By Justin Peck and Misty CopelandBWW Feature: BALLET ACROSS AMERICA at Kennedy Center - Curated By Justin Peck and Misty Copeland
by Scott Serio - Apr 18, 2017

Curated By Justin Peck and Misty Copeland, Ballet Across America Returns To Kennedy Center (more...)

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Announces Program to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDSHudson Valley Dance Festival Announces Program to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns to the heart of the Hudson Valley for its fifth annual edition Saturday, October 7, 2017. The afternoon, featuring two enchanting performances, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Returns for Two Performances this Fall Benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDSHudson Valley Dance Festival Returns for Two Performances this Fall Benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns to the heart of the Hudson Valley for its fifth annual edition Saturday, October 7, 2017. The afternoon, featuring two enchanting performances, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Dance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film FestivalDance Camera West Presents 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarterQuincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a seven-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18, 2017.  Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season, which features the work of seven choreographers and recent premieres on three exciting programs, along with the Company debut of Battle's 2004 work Mass, set to an original score by John Mackey performed with live music. Alvin Ailey's must-see masterpiece Revelations is the uplifting finale of each performance. (more...)

YBCA to Present World Premiere of Kyle Abraham's DEAREST HOMEYBCA to Present World Premiere of Kyle Abraham's DEAREST HOME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is pleased to welcome back YBCA 100 honoree, MacArthur 'Genius,' and Doris Duke Award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham for the world premiere of his newest work, the YBCA-commissioned Dearest Home. (more...)

Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardLiz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer, performer, writer, educator, and speaker Liz Lerman in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field.  Long ago dubbed the “Democrat of Dance” by Alan M. Kriegsman of The Washington Post, Lerman's extraordinary career of the past four decades includes a wide range of groundbreaking work. Established in 2007, the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award's previous recipients include the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham; MacArthur Fellows Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham; and choreographer, performer, and artistic director Camille A. Brown, among others. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own, written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual relationship between the two languages, both imaginative and newly provocative. Patsy Tarr founded Dance Ink in 1989. (more...)

NJPAC Welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for Mother's Day WeekendNJPAC Welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for Mother's Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works along with Alvin Ailey's classic Revelations at NJPAC May 12-14. Tickets start at $25 for each performance. (more...)

DANCE INK March Issue Shares Relationship of Written and Movement LanguagesDANCE INK March Issue Shares Relationship of Written and Movement Languages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual relationship between the two languages, both imaginative and newly provocative. Patsy Tarr founded Dance Ink in 1989. (more...)

FIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Returns this Summer to Benefit Dancers Responding to AIDSFIRE ISLAND DANCE FESTIVAL Returns this Summer to Benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Fire Island Dance Festival, one of the most anticipated charitable events of the Fire Island summer, will return to bring extraordinary dance and an incomparable weekend of culture on July 14-16, 2017. Featuring renowned international companies from a vast range of styles, the festival is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

The Kennedy Center Presents the Return of BALLET ACROSS AMERICA Series in AprilThe Kennedy Center Presents the Return of BALLET ACROSS AMERICA Series in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Celebrating innovation and diversity in American ballet, the Kennedy Center presents the return of its weeklong Ballet Across America series, April 17 and April 19-23, for seven performances in the Opera House. Last seen in 2013, and illustrating the most exciting, creative dance happening across America today, this season's engagement explores new directions in the art form through programs curated by two of the biggest superstars in the ballet world: dancer-choreographer Justin Peck and principal dancer Misty Copeland. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on March 8 - 12, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The company will perform three different programs during the five-day engagement. (more...)

RoseAnne Spradlin Becomes New York Live Arts '17-'18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned ArtistRoseAnne Spradlin Becomes New York Live Arts '17-'18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

New York Live Arts, under the artistic leadership of world renowned choreographer, National Medal of Arts, MacArthur "Genius" Award and Kennedy Center Honors winner Bill T. Jones and Associate Artistic Director Janet Wong, announced RoseAnne Spradlin as the 2017-18 Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA). (more...)

Ballet Tech Kid's Dance Welcomes Guest Choreographers For 6/8-11Ballet Tech Kid's Dance Welcomes Guest Choreographers For 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Eliot Feld remains committed to creating a repertory of dances created especially for young dancers.  For the June 8-11 season of Kids Dance, Feld will premiere works by Laura Careless, and a second new work by a trio of young choreographers who are graduates or seniors at Juilliard: Conner Bormann, Riley O'Flynn, Stephanie Terasaki.  (more...)

Dance Now Presents Keigwen & Company's PLACES PLEASE! At Joe's Pub, 5/4-5/6Dance Now Presents Keigwen & Company's PLACES PLEASE! At Joe's Pub, 5/4-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Dance Now continues its Dance-mopolitan Series with the premiere of Places Please!, an evening-length duet created and performed by longtime collaborators Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott of KEIGWIN + COMPANY. (more...)

Ailey Celebrates Black History Month Across The United StatesAiley Celebrates Black History Month Across The United States
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

As Black History Month launches, Ailey continues to inspire, enlighten and educate all people with national tours by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II, classes for aspiring dancers and the general public, and the launch of a new Arts In Education residency program for elementary school students.  (more...)

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