In a rehearsal studio at New York Live Arts, Kyle Abraham is leading his dancers like a conductor. He moves his fingers in sync with their legs as they dance through the space in athletic, sinuous formations. At one point he begins dancing himself; gliding into the middle of the room, his body alternating between animated pop-like sequences and languid balletic undulations. “Yes!” he says. The room buzzes as the dancers finish the piece, clapping for each other and collapsing This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-One Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 43 Last Night What did Planningtorock do with their evening? Arts & Culture Issue 37 Peer Review Michelle Dean, author of Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion celebrates Renata Adler. Arts & Culture Issue 36 Marion Motin The celebrated choreographer talks to Daphnée Denis about her belief in “immediate movement”—and why touring with Madonna almost broke her. Arts & Culture Issue 36 Bad Idea: Dance Marathons The Depression-era craze with deadly consequences. Arts & Culture Jonathan Chmelensky A tour of The Royal Danish Ballet with its principal dancer. Arts & Culture Issue 27 Michaela DePrince The young ballerina dancing all over the stereotypes of a pressure-intense career.