Kyle Abraham News

Dance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's PubDance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

DANCE NOW is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its adventurous short-takes format, the annual DANCE NOW Festival presents an eclectic array of works by some of today's most exciting dance makers. The 22nd season of this exuberant showcase will feature 40 emerging and established choreographers side by side, including DANCE NOW veterans and festival newcomers. The 2017 festival will take place Wednesday to Saturday, September 6-9, at 7pm, at Joe's Pub at The Public. A special encore performance will be presented on Thursday, September 28, at 7pm.   (more...)

Photo Flash: National Black Theatre Celebrates Black Excellence With Teer Spirit Awards GalaPhoto Flash: National Black Theatre Celebrates Black Excellence With Teer Spirit Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) put the spotlight on Black excellence in the spirit of joy at the ninth annual TEER Spirit Awards Gala on Wednesday, June 14. (more...)

Ailey Extension Celebrates NYC Dance Week With 30 Free ClassesAiley Extension Celebrates NYC Dance Week With 30 Free Classes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

???????Ailey Extension celebrates NYC Dance Week, a citywide festival from June 15-24, by offering 30 free dance and fitness classes for new students*. Continuing through Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center engagement June 14-18, free classes will be held at The Ailey Studios - home to the world-renowned Ailey dancers - featuring nearly all of Ailey Extension's 25 techniques, many taught with live accompaniment. (more...)

Kyle Abraham's DEAREST HOME Gets NYC Premiere 6/28Kyle Abraham's DEAREST HOME Gets NYC Premiere 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will conclude its second annual LUMBERYARD in the City festival with the New York premiere ofDearest Home, a new work from 2013 MacArthur "Genius" Award-winner Kyle Abraham and his company Abraham.In.Motion, June 28 - July 2. An interactive dance work developed over multiple years, through conversations with people from a variety of age groups and subcultures, Dearest Home focuses on love, longing and loss, and explores the different ways we experience and talk about them. (more...)

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Include Dances by Feld, Careless,& MoreEliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Include Dances by Feld, Careless,& More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE, called 'a New York City treasure' by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce for six performances, June 8-11.   The remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kids, numbering 60, ages 11-17, will delight audiences young and old with Feld classics Meshugana Dance and The Jig is Up, along with two Feld works created especially for Kids Dance: Upside Dance and the new Pointing, a premiere for four young ladies en pointe.  And, continuing his commitment to expanding the repertory with works created expressly for youngsters, Feld will present two new dances: The Wild Current by Laura Careless set to a collage of music that ranges from Debussy to the Native Jazz Quartet, and ?It's The Effort That Counts a collaboration by Conner Bormann, Riley O'Flynn, and Stephanie Terasaki, in which the rhythms are provided by a metronome. (more...)

Raja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD FestivalRaja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will present the feath3r theory in: Another Fucking Warhol Production, or Who's Afraid of Andy Warhol?, a new work from Raja Feather Kelly and his company the feath3r theory, June 22-24 at The Kitchen as part of the second annual LUMBERYARD in the City festival. (more...)

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Feature Dances by Feld, Careless and MoreEliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Feature Dances by Feld, Careless and More
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE, called 'a New York City treasure' by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce for six performances, June 8-11.   The remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kids, numbering 60, ages 11-17, will delight audiences young and old with Feld classics Meshugana Dance and The Jig is Up, along with two Feld works created especially for Kids Dance: Upside Dance and the new Pointing, a premiere for four young ladies en pointe.  (more...)

Breaking: Encores! Will Bring Back ME AND MY GIRL, GRAND HOTEL and More in 2018 Season!Breaking: Encores! Will Bring Back ME AND MY GIRL, GRAND HOTEL and More in 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Arlene Shuler, President & CEO, today announced programming for New York City Center's 2017-18 season. The season will open with the annual Fall for Dance Festival, featuring 20 companies in five unique programs. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Kicks Off 85th Anniversary with Season Opening GalaJacob's Pillow Kicks Off 85th Anniversary with Season Opening Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Jacob's Pillow 85th Anniversary Season kicks off with the Season Opening Gala, the Pillow's signature fundraising event, Saturday, June 17. The event embodies the start of the summer season in the Berkshires, and features exclusive programming, unique and delicious food and drink, and plenty of dancing and live music. (more...)

Community Activities, MOONLIGHT X AILEY and More Added to Ailey's Lincoln Center SeasonCommunity Activities, MOONLIGHT X AILEY and More Added to Ailey's Lincoln Center Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 - 18.  (more...)

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE Opens 6/8-11 at The JoyceEliot Feld's KIDS DANCE Opens 6/8-11 at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 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 one new ballet.  There will also be one new dance by Laura Careless, and a second new work by a trio of young choreographers who are graduates of or seniors at Juilliard: Conner Bormann, Riley O'Flynn, Stephanie Terasaki.  (more...)

Nadine Malouf to Lead U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Across the BoroughsNadine Malouf to Lead U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Across the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert Bradshaw announce the U.S. premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land (September/October), an intimate solo play that will be staged in private homes and community spaces throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential SeriesTexas Performing Arts Announces The 2017-18 Essential Series
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

]Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to The University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2017-18 Essential Series. (more...)

Full Free and Ticketed Events Schedule Announced for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017Full Free and Ticketed Events Schedule Announced for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017, the first programmed exclusively by new Director Pamela Tatge, is full of exciting programming featuring world premieres, commissions, site-specific work, international artists, live music, and Pillow-exclusive engagements, all to celebrate a momentous 85th Anniversary Season. Running June 21-August 27, Festival 2017 includes more than 200 free events, performances, exhibits, and talks, as well as many new offerings and initiatives launched under Tatge's leadership. In keeping with the Jacob's Pillow mission to engage and educate the community through the depth and breadth of dance, the genres and styles presented as part of the 85th Anniversary Season are far-reaching and inclusive, encompassing modern, contemporary, ballet, hip-hop, improvisation, flex, tap dance, step, Brazilian social dance, dance theater, traditional Native American, Bharatanatyam, musical theater dance, classical Cambodian, Latin ballroom, capoeira, and traditional Korean movement styles. (more...)

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...)

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