2011 FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Set For NY City Center 10/27-11/6

2011 FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Set For NY City Center 10/27-11/6


New York City Center will reopen following the historic restoration of its landmarked building with its eighth annual Fall for Dance Festival, running October 27 - November 6, 2011. In keeping with its commitment to make dance affordable to all, all tickets will be $10, as they have each year since the Festival's beginning. The two-week festival will showcase 20 national and international companies and choreographers and will include world and U.S. premieres in five programs. (Each program will be repeated once).

The festival will include performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (NYC), The Australian Ballet (Australia), CCN de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne / Compagnie Käfig (France), Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (Illinois), The Joffrey Ballet (Illinois), Liz Gerring Dance Company (NYC), Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba (Cuba), Mark Morris Dance Group (NYC), Maurice chestnut and The Above Ground Project (NJ), New York City Ballet (NYC), Pontus Lidberg Dance (Sweden/NYC), Richard Alston Dance Company (UK), Royal Ballet of Flanders (Belgium), Steven McRae (UK), Trisha Brown Dance Company (NYC) and Vertigo Dance Company (Israel). Tickets will go on sale Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 11 a.m.

Additional companies and complete scheduling information to be announced shortly.

The 2011 Fall for Dance Festival runs Thursday, October 27 - Sunday, November 6 at New York City Center (West 55th Street between 6th and 7th avenues). All performances are at 8 p.m., except for Sunday, November 6, which is a 3 p.m. matinee. All tickets are $10 and go on sale on Sunday, October 2 at 11 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.NYCityCenter.org, by calling CityTix at 212.581.1212, or at the City Center Box Office.