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KYLE ABRAHAM — THE RUNAWAY

There are four more chances to catch THE RUNAWAY, the 30-minute dance Kyle Abraham choreographed for City Ballet’s fashion gala last year.

Set to music by Nico Muhly, Jay-Z, James Blake, and Kanye West, THE RUNAWAY is part of the company’s winter season New Combinations program, and will be preceded by William Forsythe ’s Herman Schmerman, and a new dance by Justin Peck, Principia (music by Sufjan Stevens).

Scheduled dancers for THE RUNAWAY are Ashley Bouder, Sara Mearns, Georgina Pazcoguin, Peter Walker, Roman Mejia, Spartak Hoxha, Christopher Grant, and—a particular standout—Taylor Stanley.

NEW YORK CITY BALLET

THE RUNAWAY

Saturday, February 9, at 2 pm.

Sunday, February 10, at 3 pm.

Wednesday, February 27, at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, March 2, at 8 pm.

David H. Koch Theater

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City.

From top: Taylor Stanley in Kyle Abraham’s The Runaway; Abraham, courtesy the choreographer; The Runaway. Dance photographs © Paul Kolnik, courtesy New York City Ballet.

WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 15-19, 2014

 

from Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990

from Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990

This week on the blog Alexandra Ruiz of Madame Paris joined the team. Check out all of our postings!

Erica Baum : The Paper Nautilus at Bureau

Harald Lander and William Forsythe at Opera Garnier

Machine Project at Gamble House

Cory Arcangel: tl;dr at Team (bungalow) in Venice, CA

Jonathan Binet & Martin Laborde

Sadie Benning ‘Patterns’ at Callicoon Fine Arts

The studio of Jean Arp and Sophie Taueber-Arp at Clamart 

Sophie Tauber-Arp exhibition Today is Tomorrow at the Aargauer Kunsthaus, in Switzerland

I Never Read at the Tokyo Art Book Fair

Alexander May at Balice Hertling

 

 

 

HARALD LANDER AND WILLIAM FORSYTHE AT OPERA GARNIER

First performance on 20 September 2014 at 7:30 pm

ETUDES, Harald Lander

WOUNDWORK 1, William Forsythe

PAS./PARTS, William Forsythe

Etudes transposes a dance class to the stage. Conceived by Harald Lander who was a choreographer, ballet master and director of the Opera’s Ballet School, this ballet can be seen as a manifesto of classical technique, of its purity, rigour, and exactingness. In contrast, two works by William Forsythe, created especially for the Company, shed new light on this academic heritage, deconstructing and reconstructing its vocabulary. In Pas./parts and Woundwork, the choreographer shakes up the codes and boundaries, pushes back the limits and accelerates the pace. Three fundamental works from the repertoire that interact with each other, contributing to the study of the history of a technique which continues to evolve both as an intellectual discipline and as a living art form.

Buy a ticket. This is going to be magical.

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