Kyle Abraham is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and the Artistic Director for A.I.M by Kyle Abraham. In addition to performing and developing new works for A.I.M, Abraham's choreography has been presented throughout the United States and internationally. Abraham has been commissioned by a variety of dance companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, National Ballet of Cuba, New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor American Modern Dance, and the Royal Ballet.
Abraham’s numerous honors include a Bessie Award (2010), Princess Grace Award (2010), Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award (2012), Doris Duke Award (2015) and Princess Grace Statue Award (2018). He was the recipient of artistic residencies with New York Live Arts (2012-14), New York City Center (2015), and The Joyce Theater (2017-18). He was selected as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” for 2009. In 2011, OUT Magazine labeled Abraham as the “best and brightest creative talent to emerge in New York City in the age of Obama”.
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