Kyle Abraham's Second Act at City Ballet: Spare, Wintry, Abstract
Scarcely any ballet productions as of late have caused as a very remarkable sensation as Kyle Abraham's "The Runaway" at New York City Ballet in 2018. In it, Abraham melded components of traditional expressive dance with road and contemporary dance to exciting impact — and upbeat audits — intensified by his similarly diverse melodic decisions (Kanye West and Nico Muhly, Jay-Z and James Blake) and fantastical ensembles by Giles Deacon.
That is a hard demonstration to follow. Thus for his new piece for City Ballet, "When We Fell," which will make a big appearance on the organization's site and YouTube channel on Thursday, Abraham intentionally took another way, moving away from the charged climate of "The Runaway."
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