The Dance Magazine Awards, one of the most prestigious honors in dance, celebrate the living legends who have made a lasting impact on the art form. Established in 1954, Dance Magazine Awards have been given to Alvin Ailey, Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Misty Copeland, Bob Fosse, Gelsey Kirkland, Donald McKayle, Ohad Naharin, Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and […]
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For choreographer Kyle Abraham, musicality consists of four key factors: intentionality, authenticity, trust and freedom. Though he played many instruments growing up—piano, French horn, cello and a “sad attempt” at the violin, he attributes his approach to musicality mostly to rave culture and social dances. In fact, the artistic director of A.I.M says he has […]
Choreographer and dancer Kyle Abraham recently added another prestigious feather to his cap: This fall he becomes the Claude and Alfred Mann Endowed Professor in Dance at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. He takes over from pioneering dancemaker William Forsythe, who held the inaugural endowment starting in 2015.
Michelle Dorrance (DT, May 2012), Liz Gerring and Pam Tanowitz are the new recipients of choreography fellowships provided by New York City Center. As fellows, the three women will each get 200 hours of free studio space, a stipend, and fundraising and marketing support. City Center, which produces the Fall for Dance Festival, will consider […]
MacArthur Fellow and award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham has been appointed to the faculty of UCLA’s Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance. Abraham will continue to choreograph and run his company, Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion, splitting time between coasts. For the winter quarter, he will teach two courses: advanced technique and an upper-division composition elective. During future terms, […]
Choreographer and director Camille A. Brown (DT, August 2015) has been awarded the 2016 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. In addition to an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize, the honor comes with a residency and performing engagement at the 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award was created in 2007. Previous awardees include Merce […]