Kyle Abraham to create new work for 2017 Fall for Dance festival

‘Mark Morris, Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham are among the choreographers who will create new works for this year’s edition of the Fall for Dance Festival, New York City Center’s annual series of affordable and diverse performances.’

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Abraham.In.Motion’s Jacob’s Pillow run – The Rogovoy Report Preview

‘In his most recent work, Dearest Home, Kyle Abraham, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Jacob’s Pillow Award-winner, presents an intimate performance that explores the concepts of love, longing, and loss. Dearest Home audiences watch the performance in-the-round, allowing them to fully experience the “glorious conviction” of the dancers.’

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Dance Magazine: ‘Abraham.In.Motion: Passion, Purpose & a Quirky New Setup’

‘It’s the end of a long rehearsal day for the dancers of Abraham.In.Motion. They’re reviewing phrases of a new work, Dearest Home. It’s a pretty typical rehearsal scene. Some dancers cluster around a laptop trying to piece together steps learned long ago. Others review choreography together, working to figure out who remembered which arms correctly.’

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette: ”A true dream come true’: Kyle Abraham featured in Dance Magazine’

‘Lincoln-Larimer native Kyle Abraham can add “cover star” to his list of accomplishments. Six dancers from his New York City-based dance troupe Abraham.In.Motion are featured on the front of the August issue of Dance Magazine, a major industry publication that’s been in print since 1927.’

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DAVID ROUSSEVE/REALITY RECEIVES A NATIONAL dance project award for his new work ‘Halfway to Dawn: The Strayhorn project’

‘Halfway to Dawn’ will premiere in the Fall of 2018. CONTRA-TIEMPO also received an NDP Award last year for a new work entitled ‘joyUS’ that will tour in 18/19. Thank you NEFA!

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CONTRA-TIEMPO’s Ana Maria Alvarez to do a weeklong residency at Shenandoah Conservatory

During a special weeklong residency, choreographer and Artistic Director Ana Maria Alvarez works with Shenandoah Conservatory dance students to develop her newest provocative participatory work for her L.A.-based company CONTRA-TIEMPO. The work, titled joyUS, takes on joy as a revolutionary practice and features sound by d. Sabela grimes and songs by the band Las Cafeteras.

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Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group dancers Yeman Brown and Anna Schön nominated for a BESSIE

Congratulations to Reggie Wilson Fhpg’s dancers Yeman Brown and Anna Schön Levy on their nomination for a BESSIE for their stunning performance in ‘CITIZEN’.

InfiniteBody review: ‘Kyle Abraham’s ‘Dearest Home’ at the Kitchen

‘Presented in the round at The Kitchen for Lumberyard in the City festival, this extraordinary ensemble piece speaks on so many levels. You can read in it Abraham’s personal experiences of love and loss–as well as your own–and you can also trace the longings and sorrows we face as members of the broader human family in a time of crisis.’

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NY Times: ‘Life’s pain recounted in movement: Kyle Abraham’s ‘Dearest Home’

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The Munro Review: ‘Powerful kickoff with CONTRA-TIEMPO’

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