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Gala Co-Chairs with Artistic Director Robert Battle Honoree Elaine Wynn and Board Mem Photo

Gala Co-Chairs with Artistic Director Robert Battle Honoree Elaine Wynn and Board Member Gillian Wynn. Photo Christopher Duggan

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Gala Co-Chair and Board Chairman Daria L. Wallach and Artistic Director Robert Battle Photo

Gala Co-Chair and Board Chairman Daria L. Wallach and Artistic Director Robert Battle. Photo by Christopher Duggan

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Artistic Director Robert Battle Linda Celeste Sims Associate Artistic Director Masazu Photo

Artistic Director Robert Battle Linda Celeste Sims Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya far left and the Company. Photo by Christopher Duggan

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Robert Battle News

More Talent Announced For Fire Island Dance Festival Photo More Talent Announced For Fire Island Dance Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

A bevy of performers bringing a new wave of fresh perspective to the world of ballet, plus internationally renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, have just been added to Fire Island Dance Festival’s luminous lineup.

Cynthia Erivo Announced as Honorary Chair for Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Photo Cynthia Erivo Announced as Honorary Chair for Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The centerpiece of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center engagement is the Ailey Spirit Gala on Thursday, June 16. The evening’s Honorary Chair is Grammy® Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress, singer and producer Cynthia Erivo, most recently seen in Apple TV+’s anthology series Roar.

Ballet Hispánico Announces Washington, D.C. Premiere Of DONA PERON Photo Ballet Hispánico Announces Washington, D.C. Premiere Of DONA PERON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Ballet Hispánico has announced the Washington, D.C. premiere of Doña Perón at the Kennedy Center, November 30 - December 3, 2022, Wed - Sat at 8pm, Sat at 2pm.

Vangeline Theater/ New York Butoh Institute In Collaboration With The Brick Presents  Photo Vangeline Theater/ New York Butoh Institute In Collaboration With The Brick Presents QUEER BUTOH 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

Vangeline Theater/ New York Butoh Institute collaborates with The Brick to present the sixth annual Queer Butoh 2022, available online from June 1-30, 2022 and in-person from June 28-30, 2022 at 8pm at The Brick, 579 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn.

Martha Graham Dance Company, Graham 2, Announces New York Season Photo Martha Graham Dance Company, Graham 2, Announces New York Season
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

This June, the Martha Graham Dance Company’s acclaimed second company will be back on stage for its 39th New York season with an exciting program of new works and Graham classics. The season is dedicated to Yuriko, longtime Graham dancer, teacher, and Graham 2 founder, who passed away on March 8 at the age of 102.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Lincoln Center With a World Premiere  Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Lincoln Center With a World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ David H. Koch Theater June 15-19, 2022, for a six- performance engagement that caps a decade of Artistic Director Robert Battle’s leadership.

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring 10 Companies Photo TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring 10 Companies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

TITAS/DANCE UNBOUND, in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, has announced its 2022:23 season featuring 10 companies, four countries and five debuts.

Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine Presents An Organ, Violin And Dance Ensemble Perfo Photo Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine Presents An Organ, Violin And Dance Ensemble Performance, April 26
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine's Great Music in a Great Space concert series presents a performance by Organ Scholar Samuel Kuffuor-Afriyie, Minster of Music at The Brick Presbyterian Church Raymond Nagem, violinist Monica Davis, and Ensemble 1047 Dance Collective—featuring Chase Buntrock, Runako Campbell, Mio Ishikawa, and Kevin Pajarillaga—on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:30pm at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street).

Joffrey Ballet School Relaunches Joffrey Ballet Concert Group for This Fall Photo Joffrey Ballet School Relaunches Joffrey Ballet Concert Group for This Fall
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

The Joffrey Ballet School will relaunch the Joffrey Ballet Concert Group this upcoming September 2022, under the artistic direction of renowned performer, choreographer, and educator, Bradley Shelver. 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Marcus Performing Arts Center Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Marcus Performing Arts Center
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

The Marcus Performing Arts Center welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U. S. Congress as a vital American ”Cultural Ambassador to the World” and one of the most popular dance companies, for a one-night-only performance on Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30 pm in Uihlein Hall as part of its MPAC Presents Dance Series.

Robert Battle Videos

VIDEO: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater On City Center's Studio 5 VideoVIDEO: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater On City Center's Studio 5
by Alan Henry - Jun 15, 2021

In this inspirational episode featuring City Center’s Principal Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancers Jacqueline Green, Yannick Lebrun, and Renaldo Maurice work with Artistic Director Robert Battle, Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts, and Associate Artistic Director Matthew Rushing on three varied pieces from the company’s rich repertory—Ailey’s signature classic Revelations, Battle’s solo Takademe, and Roberts’s Members Don’t Get Weary. 

VIDEO: Becoming Ailey In celebration of the 60th Anniversary VideoVIDEO: Becoming Ailey In celebration of the 60th Anniversary
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Artistic Director Robert Battle and members of Ailey's creative team collaborated with Bob Bonniol and Caryl Glaab of MODE Studios, Inc. to create this video tribute that includes rarely-seen photos, videos and audio interviews with the late Alvin Ailey.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks Alvin Ailey VideoVIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks Alvin Ailey
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

Actress Vanessa Williams and her daughter Jillian Hervey 'Lion Babe' share what Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater means to them in the video below!

VIDEO: TAKADEME by Robert Battle: Reimagined VideoVIDEO: TAKADEME by Robert Battle: Reimagined
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

Did you know Robert Battle choreographed 'Takademe' in a tiny NYC apartment 19 years ago? Watch Ailey's Yannick Lebrun perform it in a tiny NYC apartment.

VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey VideoVIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey
by Alan Henry - Oct 15, 2018

The Nurturing New Voices panel was a discussion on how arts institutions can nurture new voices. Moderated by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle with participants including Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Rennie Harris (Founder of Rennie Harris Puremovement and Ailey's 2018–19 Artist-in-Residence), Tarell Alvin McCraney (playwright), Shanta Thake (Senior Director of Artistic Programs at the Public Theater), and Darren Walker (President of The Ford Foundation).

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL
by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2018

Ailey's 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center, November 28 - December 30, will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with premieres by some of today's most revered and prolific choreographers along with timeless treasures by Alvin Ailey. From Rennie Harris comes the Company's first two-act work, Lazarus, inspired by the life and legacy of Mr. Ailey and addressing the racial inequities our nation has faced, in 1958 when the company was founded and today.

BWW TV: First Look at Alvin Ailey's Season Highlights
by TV - On the Road - Dec 30, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, returns to the New York City Center stage from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2014. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, The Company will present premieres, new productions and exciting performances by Ailey's acclaimed dancers that have become a joyous holiday tradition.