City Center: Honoring Black History Month with Kyle Abraham, Dormeshia, Jamar Roberts and Calvin Royal III
Kyle Abraham, Dormeshia, Jamar Roberts and Calvin Royal III
Celebrate the artistry of four outstanding individuals as each explores the reality of being Black in America. Experience full encore performances of their three world premiere Fall for Dance commissions:
- Legendary tap dancer Dormeshia in Lady Swings the Blues
- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts in Morani/Mungu (Black Warrior/Black God)
- American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Calvin Royal III in to be seen choreographed by Kyle Abraham, founding artistic director of A.I.M
- Each performance was captured live on our stage as part of the digital Fall for Dance Festival in October 2020. The videos will be available to watch for free at NYCityCenter.org and our YouTube channel during the month of February.
We encourage you to learn more about Black History Month and the causes and organizations serving the African American community that are championed by these inspired artists. These resources can be found at NYCityCenter.org and at the conclusion of each performance.