The Runaway (New Abraham)

Choreography by: Kyle Abraham in collaboration with NYCB

Music by: Nico Muhly, Kanye West, Jay-Z, James Blake, with additional artists

Kyle Abraham’s choreographic perspective takes center stage in a work fusing modern and classical technique, accented by dramatic lighting, imaginative costumes by Giles Deacon, and an eclectic soundtrack mixing composer Nico Muhly, singer James Blake, and hip-hop artists Jay-Z and Kanye West.








 

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Performances

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Credits

Music
Quiet Music from Three Etudes, Part I: Material in Eb and Part II: Material in Sevenths from Drones & Violin, and Part III: The 8th Tune from Drones & Piano, "Don't Miss It", "Gotta Have It", "I Am a God", "I Love Kanye", "I Thought About Killing You", "Next Lifetime", "Ni**as in Paris", "POWER"
Premiere
September 27, 2018, New York City Ballet, David H. Koch Theater
Original Cast
Ashley Bouder, Jonathan Fahoury, Sara Mearns, Roman Mejia, Georgina Pazcoguin, Taylor Stanley, Sebastian Villarini-Velez, Peter Walker

Length
28 min.
Costumes by
Giles Deacon
Lighting by
Dan Scully