KYLE ABRAHAM / ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION
Tuesday, October 22, 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating
$35, $30, $15; Five College/GCC/STCC Students and Youth 17 & under: $10
In his newest work, Pavement, Abraham 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. Du Bois, 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 in this "work of great subtlety and beauty" (The New Yorker).
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.
Post-performance Talk-Back with Kyle Abraham and moderator Five College Dance Professor Jodi Falk immediately following the concert.
Here is an archive of many of our past events. If you are looking for current happenings at the FAC please go to the home page.
The past events section is updated periodically, very recent past events may not be listed immediately.
To navigate within the past events section:
By Program then by Year
By Artist for Exhibitions
Note these pages are updated every semester. Not all events or exhibitions will be listed here promptly after they are over.