Robert Battle News

Community Activities, MOONLIGHT X AILEY and More Added to Ailey's Lincoln Center SeasonCommunity Activities, MOONLIGHT X AILEY and More Added to Ailey's Lincoln Center Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 - 18.  (more...)

Nadine Malouf to Lead U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Across the BoroughsNadine Malouf to Lead U.S. Premiere of OH MY SWEET LAND Across the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Managing Director Robert Bradshaw announce the U.S. premiere of Amir Nizar Zuabi's Oh My Sweet Land (September/October), an intimate solo play that will be staged in private homes and community spaces throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Alvin Ailey to Offer Free Workshops to Inspire, Educate at NJPACAlvin Ailey to Offer Free Workshops to Inspire, Educate at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will hold a series of FREE workshops and events to inspire, educate and celebrate Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and its significance to American culture. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/16/2017Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Detroit (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Announces 2017-18 SeasonAuditorium Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre announces its 2017-18 Season under new Chief Executive Officer, Tania Castroverde Moskalenko, and its new tagline, "The Theatre for the People." (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/09/2017Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW - Apr 9, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/09/2017 for Detroit (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarterQuincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a seven-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18, 2017.  Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season, which features the work of seven choreographers and recent premieres on three exciting programs, along with the Company debut of Battle's 2004 work Mass, set to an original score by John Mackey performed with live music. Alvin Ailey's must-see masterpiece Revelations is the uplifting finale of each performance. (more...)

BWW Feature: Top Artists to Lead Free, Outdoor Dance Classes in the Arts District for Dallas Arts MonthBWW Feature: Top Artists to Lead Free, Outdoor Dance Classes in the Arts District for Dallas Arts Month
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 29, 2017

BWW Feature: TOP ARTISTS LEAD FREE OUTDOOR DANCE CLASSES IN ARTS DISTRICT FOR ARTS MONTH (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/19/2017Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Chicago (more...)

NJPAC Welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for Mother's Day WeekendNJPAC Welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for Mother's Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works along with Alvin Ailey's classic Revelations at NJPAC May 12-14. Tickets start at $25 for each performance. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on March 8 - 12, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The company will perform three different programs during the five-day engagement. (more...)

Juilliard Dances Repertory To Show Three Masterworks In March, 3/22-27Juilliard Dances Repertory To Show Three Masterworks In March, 3/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, continues its season with Juilliard Dances Repertory featuring Richard Alston's Sheer Bravado; Nacho Duato'sPor Vos Muero; and Mark Morris's V.  (more...)

Ailey II performs for the Park City Institute for Two Nights as Part of 2016-17 World Tour.Ailey II performs for the Park City Institute for Two Nights as Part of 2016-17 World Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Hailed by The New Yorker for their "off-the-charts energy" Ailey II makes a triumphant two-night return to the Eccles Center Main Stage in Park City February 24 & 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Return To The Music Center To Perform West Coast Premieres, 3/8-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on March 8 - 12, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The company will perform three different programs during the five-day engagement. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Presents MOONLIGHT X AILEY Dance Film ShortAlvin Ailey Presents MOONLIGHT X AILEY Dance Film Short
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announces Moonlight x Ailey, a new dance film short choreographed by Artistic Director Robert Battle in a unique collaboration with Academy Award-winning composer Nicholas Britell. Inspired by the critically-acclaimed drama Moonlight, Best Picture winner at the 74th Annual Golden Globe® Awards and nominated for eight Oscars® at next week's Academy Awards®, the blue-lit movements are danced by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jamar Roberts, and The Ailey School students Christopher Taylor and Jeremy T. Villas. Robert Battle, the film's director Barry Jenkins, and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney are from Miami's Liberty City neighborhood - the setting for Moonlight. (more...)

Ailey II performs for the Park City Institute for Two Nights as Part of 2016-17 World Tour.Ailey II performs for the Park City Institute for Two Nights as Part of 2016-17 World Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Hailed by The New Yorker for their "off-the-charts energy" Ailey II makes a triumphant two-night return to the Eccles Center Main Stage in Park City February 24 & 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts
by Heather Hill - Feb 9, 2017

I am reminded that one of the beauties of dance is not always to tell a story but to evoke an idea that lives on its own wild life within each member of the audience and echoes out into our individual, very real lives long after we leave the theatre--and Alvin Ailey does just that.  (more...)

Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12Kennedy Center Opera House To Spotlight Eleven New Works, Four New Debuts, 2/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Making its annual Kennedy Center appearance, the famed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Opera House stage with seven performances, February 7-12. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the Company's performances include a company premiere, four D.C. debuts, two new productions, and a total of 11 works by a range of distinct choreographers. (more...)

World-Renowned Alvin Ailey Dances to Van WezelWorld-Renowned Alvin Ailey Dances to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

???????Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater inspires all in a universal celebration of the human spirit using the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition at the Van Wezel Performing Arts on Tuesday, February 21 at 8PM. (more...)

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