Kyle Abraham News

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Wendy Whelan to Leave New York City Ballet This Fall; Joins New York City Center for Two-Year Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Wendy Whelan, whom The New York Times has called 'America's greatest contemporary ballerina,' has danced with New York City Ballet for nearly 30 years. With the company, she has mastered Balanchine's neo-classical repertory, dance classics such as Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake and created works with many of today's leading choreographers. Following hip surgery and a successful recovery period, Whelan, 46, will return to City Ballet this spring season and will dance her final performance with the company on October 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Coming to Houston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Society for the Performing Arts welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater back to Houston for three performances in Jones Hall, tonight, March 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m.; and Today, March 15 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

UMS Presents 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham in Two Free Events, 3/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

This March, the UMS Education & Community Engagement will host a residency with NYC-based choreographer and 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, who will make his UMS debut in 14/15 (details to be announced on April 13 at ums.org). (more...)

Bilal Performs One-Night-Only Concert UPTOWN NIGHTS at Harlem Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Genre-defying singing sensation Bilal performs an intimate concert at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse tonight, February 21, backed by musical powerhouse the Revive Big Band. Fans of the eclectic, Grammy-nominated artist - known for solo hits 'Soul Sista' and 'Fast Lane,' and for collaborations with The Roots, Erykah Badu, Beyonce and Common - will see a different side of the singer at this performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Coming to Houston, 3/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Society for the Performing Arts welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater back to Houston for three performances in Jones Hall, Friday, March 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m.; and Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

Wendy Whelan Postpones RESTLESS CREATURE U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Following hip surgery that took place just one week after the August 14, 2013 premiere of her Restless Creature, Wendy Whelan, in consultation with her doctors, has concluded that her body needs more time to heal and that she must postpone her spring 2014 (March 16 April 11) inaugural U.S. tour of the work. Rescheduled dates will be announced at a later time. See below for a list of postponed engagements. The UK premiere, presented by The Royal Opera House, will take place at the Linbury Studio Theatre in London as scheduled (July 2226). (more...)

Alvin Ailey Launches 23-City North American Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will travel coast to coast beginning in February on a 23-city North American tour hitting major markets such as Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Chicago (full schedule below). The 25th season since the passing of legendary founder Alvin Ailey is led by Artistic Director Robert Battle who continues to expand the Company's diverse repertory with a wide range of important choreographic voices. Exciting premieres and new productions give Ailey's 30 extraordinary dancers even more ways to inspire audiences. Highlights of the season, launching in New York in December, include: (tour programming will be announced by January): (more...)

Bilal to Perform One-Night-Only Concert UPTOWN NIGHTS at Harlem Stage, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Genre-defying singing sensation Bilal performs an intimate concert at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse on February 21, backed by musical powerhouse the Revive Big Band. Fans of the eclectic, Grammy-nominated artist - known for solo hits "Soul Sista" and "Fast Lane," and for collaborations with The Roots, Erykah Badu, Beyonce and Common - will see a different side of the singer at this performance. Bilal constantly pushes the boundaries of music with a repertoire that spans soul, jazz, hip hop, rock, blues, electronic and more; this show highlights his classical musical training and deep connection to diverse music, with big-band-style arrangements of his hits alongside imaginative covers and rarely heard tunes. (more...)

ON GRACE, Savion Glover and More Set for Harris Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

In the midst of its milestone 10th season, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance heads into the new year with can't-miss performances as part of the Harris Theater Presents series, including a special addition to the 2013-2014 season: the Chicago debut of On Grace, a work-in-progress performance today, January 21, 2014, from Drama Desk Award-winner Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 Schedule - 'The Year of James Baldwin'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time! taking place April 23 - 27, 2014. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents LIVE ARTERY 2014 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

New York Live Arts has announced the schedule for Live Artery 2014, a three-day event at New York Live Arts connecting dance and body-based artists with curators, presenters and the public. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference, Live Artery 2014 will feature two full remounts; excerpts from three new works and seven work-in-progress showings of New York Live Arts commissions; along with work-in-progress showings by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company) and Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (New York Live Arts' Resident Commissioned Artist), offering no less than eleven public events. (more...)

UMS Adventure Card Offers Chance to Win a Backstage Meet and Greet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

UMS Adventure Card is a game designed to reward your inquisitive instincts with the chance to win a special backstage meet-and-greet with a UMS artist. This season, Adventure Card activities will explore the genre of dance performance. (more...)

ON GRACE, Savion Glover and More Set for Harris Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

In the midst of its milestone 10th season, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance heads into the new year with can't-miss performances as part of the Harris Theater Presents series, including a special addition to the 2013-2014 season: the Chicago debut of On Grace, a work-in-progress performance on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, from Drama Desk Award-winner Anna Deavere Smith and cellist Joshua Roman. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces LIVE ARTERY 2014 Lineup, 1/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

New York Live Arts has announced the schedule for Live Artery 2014, a three-day event at New York Live Arts connecting dance and body-based artists with curators, presenters and the public. Presented during the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference, Live Artery 2014 will feature two full remounts; excerpts from three new works and seven work-in-progress showings of New York Live Arts commissions; along with work-in-progress showings by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company) and Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion (New York Live Arts' Resident Commissioned Artist), offering no less than eleven public events. (more...)

FOUR CORNERS, PAS DE DUKE and More Set for Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, will return to the New York City Center stage for the 42nd consecutive year from today, December 4, 2013 - January 5, 2014 with exciting performances that have become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season, 12/4 - 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 42nd consecutive year from December 4, 2013 - January 5, 2014 with exciting performances that have become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

Summation Dance Kicks Off DANCING LITERATE Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Sumi Clements, Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director, Taryn Vander Hoop, co-founders of Summation Dance, announced the dates of their third annual Dancing Literate Festival, today, November 21-23, 2013, featuring performances by emerging companies and choreographers. The successful annual program aims to bridge the gap between the artist and the viewer by offering educational opportunities on the choreographic process and by providing an interactive experience in which the audience is encouraged to engage with dance making firsthand. (more...)

NonaLee Dance Theatre and More Set for Green Space, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in November. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by NonaLee Dance Theatre and Mei Yamanaka. (more...)

New York Live Arts to Present FRESH TRACKS, 12/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

New York Live Arts will present Fresh Tracks, the latest installment of the Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program, December 19 - 21 at 7:30pm. The 2013-14 Fresh Tracks Artists include Martita Abril, Maximilian Balduzzi, Ben Grinberg and Nick Gillette, Daniel Holt, Leslie Parker and Gabrielle Revlock. (more...)

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