Kyle Abraham will receive the 2018 Princess Grace Statue Award!
The Princess Grace Statue Award, established in 1985, recognizes Award winners who have made significant contributions to their chosen artistic field of theater, dance or film since receiving their initial scholarships, apprenticeships, or fellowships. Kyle Abraham is the sixty-fifth artist to receive this honor.
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Shamel Pitts whose choreography Fellowship will support the creation of a new work for Gibney Dance Company
GDC Co-Director, Nigel Campbell, sat down with Shamel to discuss the Fellowship, and his upcoming commission for GDC set to premiere this fall.
“I am very excited, grateful, and overwhelmed by this reception and this Fellowship... I have seen the incredible artists in the past that have received this award. To be a part of such an outstanding group of artists is incredibly humbling and propelling. I am looking forward to engaging a larger audience and network with my artistic work as a new family member of the Princess Grace Foundation. Thank you to you, and to Gibney for the nomination.” – Shamel Pitts
Read more on our blog, and stay tuned for more information about Shamel's November 2018 premiere later this summer. View the official announcement from the Princess Grace Foundation here.