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Kyle Abraham: Abraham.in.Motion



Kyle Abraham: <EM>Abraham.in.Motion</EM>Photo by Ian Douglas
Kyle Abraham: Abraham.in.Motion
Photo by Ian Douglas

Kyle Abraham: Abraham.in.Motion
CANADA
OTTAWA  •  National Arts Centre  •  Ongoing
 
Kyle Abraham is a dancer, choreographer, Artistic Director of Abraham.in.Motion, and recipient of the 2012 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. He has worked with Bill T. Jones, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and New York City Ballet star Wendy Whelan, and his brilliant company is a Pillow audience favorite. In his newest work, Pavement, he layers urban and classical dance influences, bold imagery, and gripping, voluptuous movement. Inspired by the Pittsburgh, PA neighborhoods of his youth, the film Boyz n the Hood, and the work of W.E.B. DuBois, Abraham and his company of striking dancers establish a poignant and provocative world onstage. A full-evening dance, Pavement includes a wide variety of music, ranging from Bach to Sam Cooke, encompassing themes of love and pain.



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Detailed schedule information:
7:30 pm

Contact: National Arts Centre
53 Elgin Street, at Confederation Square
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5W1
Canada
Tel: (1) 613 947 70 00

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