2012 JACOB’S PILLOW DANCE AWARD PRESENTED TO
CHOREOGRAPHER, DANCER, AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION
AWARD CARRIES $25,000 CASH PRIZE
ABRAHAM WILL ACCEPT IN PERSON AT THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY GALA JUNE 16
June 1, 2012 (Becket, MA) – Jacob’s Pillow announces today that Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff will present the sixth annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award to Kyle Abraham, an acclaimed contemporary dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director of Abraham.In.Motion. The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award honors outstanding, visionary dance artists and carries a prize of $25,000, one of the largest cash awards in the dance industry, to be used by the choreographer to enhance their artistry in any way they choose. The Award will be presented in person and celebrated at the Jacob’s Pillow Season Opening Gala on Saturday, June 16.
“Kyle Abraham is a charismatic performer, ambitiously creative, and an insightful dance-maker who connects powerfully…
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