Saturday Feb 17, 2018 7:30 pm
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“The future is theirs.” – The New York Times
“Off-the-charts energy.” – The New Yorker
“The dancers proved indefatigable, virtuosic and relentlessly sexy.” – Los Angeles Times
“Second to none.”- Dance Magazine
The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.
Dance Magazine calls Ailey II “second to none,” and The New York Times declares, “There’s nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II, the younger version of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.”
Ailey II’s 2017-18 season will reach audiences in dozens of cities across the globe, including a New York engagement from March 14-March 25, 2018 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.
This evenings program:
CIRCULAR (Choreography by Jae Man Joo)
STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS (Choreography by Marcus Jarrell Willis)
SKETCHES OF FLAMES (Choreography by Bridget L. Moore)
ALVIN AILEY DANCE FOUNDATION:
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation’s mission is to further the pioneering vision of the choreographer, dancer, and cultural leader Alvin Ailey by building an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and education, and community programs for all people. This performing arts community plays a crucial social role, using the beauty and humanity of the African-American heritage and other cultures to unite people of all races, ages and backgrounds.
$58 Adult | $25 Student