Dance Performances - Untitled America: First Movement

About Untitled America: First Movement

Description

In the first installment of a 3-part suite to be completed in 2016, Abraham – a MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winner – explores the lasting impact of the prison system on individuals and their families.

The world premiere of Untitled America: First Movement
is made possible by Denise Littlefield Sobel and Tikkun Olam Foundation, Inc.

Generous support is provided by Michele & Timothy Barakett.

Performance Schedule & Tickets

There are no upcoming performances for this repertory piece.

Choreography

Music

Laura Mvula, Steven Brown

Costumes

Karen Young

Lighting

Dan Scully

Rehearsal Assistants

Tamisha Guy, Connie Shiau

Run Time

10 minutes

Groups 10+

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In the second installment of a three-part suite to be completed this year, MacArthur “Genius” Kyle Abraham, renowned for his avant-garde aesthetic and powerhouse athleticism, continues to explore the impact of incarceration on African-Americans and their families. Fusing many facets of dance vocabulary, Abraham’s movement style is decidedly original and contains wealth of physical detail that resonates with the Ailey dancers’ trademark versatility.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is premiering "Untitled America: First Movement," a performance that explores the impact that prison has on people. Choreographer Kyle Abraham observed the body language of former prisoners, and translated those movements into dance.
In the first installment of a three-part suite to be completed in 2016, MacArthur “Genius” Kyle Abraham, renowned for his avant-garde aesthetic and powerhouse athleticism, explores the lasting impact of incarceration in the prison system on individuals and families across generations.
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