Kyle Abraham News

Ailey's Five Week Holiday Season ContinuesAiley's Five Week Holiday Season Continues
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's five-week engagement at New York City Center continues this week with the world premiere of MacArthur "Genius" Kyle Abraham's Untitled America on Wednesday, December 7th. (more...)

Ailey's Opening Night Gala & Party Launches Five Week Holiday SeasonAiley's Opening Night Gala & Party Launches Five Week Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center launched on November 30th with an Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Diageo, North America, represented by Almaz & Marc S. Strachan. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces 'Ticket To Dance' Free Class PromotionAlvin Ailey Announces 'Ticket To Dance' Free Class Promotion
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

For more than four decades, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has graced the New York City Center stage, sharing the transformative power of dance. Returning this season, New Yorkers can experience dance on and off stage by partaking in a special offer, Ticket to Dance. The promotion allows audience members to try their first Ailey Extension class free with an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance ticket (offer expires after 60 days). Returning Ailey Extension students also receive a free class with the purchase of a 10-class card. (more...)

Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina BranfmanDance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, improvisation, text, live podcasting, and sketch comedy, the work explores the role of intimacy in the creative process and in performance. The cute and the aggressive, the familiar and unknown, the popular and the underrated-all come into play in dynamic, surprising, and humorous ways, complete with commercial breaks and apple pie. (more...)

The Theater 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions Present Y CABARETThe Theater 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productions Present Y CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Theater 14th Street Y & Bearded Ladies Productionspresent Y Cabaret, as part of the Theater/Dance Series curated at The Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC from October 31-November 1, 2016 at 7:30pm. Y Cabaret features: Abrakus, Bryn Cohn + Artists, Brendan Drake, Jenn Freeman, LoudHoundMovement and shawnbibledanceco., Jenn Freeman. Tickets are $20 in advance ($22 at the door) and are available atwww.14streety.org/ycabaret. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to DateJacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Strengthening its role as a center for artist research and development, Jacob's Pillow Dance announces an active, year-round season with its expanded 2016-2017 Creative Development Residency program. This season brings new additions to the program including two technical residencies, cross-genre collaborations, and invited audiences of college students, as well as a diverse roster of 10 artist residencies, the Pillow's largest residency season yet. (more...)

Theater in Asylum Presents THE DEBATES: GENERAL ELECTIONTheater in Asylum Presents THE DEBATES: GENERAL ELECTION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The New York-based devised theater company, Theater in Asylum (TIA), will present four performances of The Debates: General Election at Under St. Marks Theater in the East Village. (more...)

4th Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $136,7674th Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $136,767
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Dance lovers and performers alike gathered on the shores of the Hudson River on October 8, 2016, to celebrate the fourth annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskill, NY. The two performances at Historic Catskill Point raised a record-breaking $136,767 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The shows featured performances ranging from tap to ballet to contemporary by acclaimed dance. (more...)

4th Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $136,7674th Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $136,767
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Dance lovers and performers alike gathered on the shores of the Hudson River on October 8, 2016, to celebrate the fourth annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskill, NY. The two performances at Historic Catskill Point raised a record-breaking $136,767 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The shows featured performances ranging from tap to ballet to contemporary by acclaimed dance. (more...)

Ailey Launches Program to Inspire Young New YorkersAiley Launches Program to Inspire Young New Yorkers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Ailey organization is launching a Young New York program in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's annual holiday season at New York City Center (November 30 - December 31). (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA to Present Queen Latifah with Prince Rainier III AwardPrincess Grace Foundation-USA to Present Queen Latifah with Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA(PGF-USA) is proud to announce that award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer Queen Latifah will accept the prestigious Prince Rainier III Award for her outstanding contribution to the Arts and her exemplary give-back (more...)

Lyndsey Bourne's 'Poseur' Presented by C.F.P.C.'s New Works Initiative This Weekend at The TankLyndsey Bourne's 'Poseur' Presented by C.F.P.C.'s New Works Initiative This Weekend at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Cue for Passion Collaborative's New Works Initiative presents the debut of Lyndsey Bourne's play, 'Poseur' presented this weekend, October 6th-8th, 2016 at 7:00PM and October 9th, 2016 at 3:00 PM at The Tank (151 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Lyndsey Bourne's 'Poseur' to Be Presented by C.F.P.C.'s New Works Initiative at The TankLyndsey Bourne's 'Poseur' to Be Presented by C.F.P.C.'s New Works Initiative at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Cue for Passion Collaborative's New Works Initiative presents the debut of Lyndsey Bourne's play, 'Poseur' presented October 6th-8th, 2016 at 7:00PM and October 9th, 2016 at 3:00 PM at The Tank (151 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina BranfmanDance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, improvisation, text, live podcasting, and sketch comedy, the work explores the role of intimacy in the creative process and in performance. The cute and the aggressive, the familiar and unknown, the popular and the underrated-all come into play in dynamic, surprising, and humorous ways, complete with commercial breaks and apple pie. (more...)

AN EVENING OF DANCE WITH MACARTHUR FELLOWS Set for Harris TheaterAN EVENING OF DANCE WITH MACARTHUR FELLOWS Set for Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce An Evening of Dance with MacArthur Fellows - a performance honoring 35 years of the iconic MacArthur Fellowship program. (more...)

Charity Fundraising HUDSON VALLEY DANCE FESTIVAL Expands Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Hudson Valley Dance Festival, a world-class dance experience in the heart of Catskill, NY, has added Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion and Emily LeCrone Dance to the already impressive list of accomplished troupes performing at this year's festival. The festival, produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, returns Saturday, October 8, 2016, to the Historic Catskill Point. To meet growing demand, this year's Hudson Valley Dance Festival (#hvdance) will feature performances at 2 pm and at 5 pm. The fourth edition of the festival will again transform the 115-year-old wooden warehouse at Catskill Point into a modern-day dance venue, complete with a stage and raised seating for 300. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Announces New Year-Round Dance StudioJacob's Pillow Announces New Year-Round Dance Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

On Saturday, August 27, Jacob's Pillow Dance announced plans to build a new dance studio on the historic Jacob's Pillow campus. The announcement was made by Director Pamela Tatge at the Pillow's 2016 Festival Finale, with the official ground-breaking ceremony to take place at the Pillow on Friday, October 14 at 5pm. (more...)

AN EVENING OF DANCE WITH MACARTHUR FELLOWS Set for Harris TheaterAN EVENING OF DANCE WITH MACARTHUR FELLOWS Set for Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to announce An Evening of Dance with MacArthur Fellows - a performance honoring 35 years of the iconic MacArthur Fellowship program. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season ProgrammingAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

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Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Be Part of Alvin Ailey's 2016 SeasonTony Winner Leslie Odom Jr. to Be Part of Alvin Ailey's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage from November 30th - December 31st, 2016. In his sixth season as Artistic Director, Robert Battle leads Ailey's 32 renowned dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

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