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Ailey All Access Free Online Initiative Bringing Dance To The People Extended Through Photo Ailey All Access Free Online Initiative Bringing Dance To The People Extended Through June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The Ailey organization regrets to announce that health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will prevent Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's presentation of a June engagement at Lincoln Center, where the Company has performed for audiences each spring since 2013. 

Works & Process At The Guggenheim New Virtual Commissions Series Begins Sunday, April Photo Works & Process At The Guggenheim New Virtual Commissions Series Begins Sunday, April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

To financially support artists and nurture their creative process during these challenging times, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, announces Works & Process Virtual Commissions.

AILEY ALL ACCESS Continues to Share New Weekly Content Online Photo AILEY ALL ACCESS Continues to Share New Weekly Content Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

The Ailey organization forges ahead with delivering new weekly content as part of Ailey All Access, a free online initiative reaching out to people around the world with opportunities to be inspired and entertained during this uncertain time.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annouced At NJPAC Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annouced At NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ends its current 21-city tour at New Jersey Performing Arts Center for a three-day engagement over Mother's Day Weekend, May 8-10. Led by artistic director Robert Battle, Ailey's 32 renowned dancers will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with diverse works by preeminent choreographers.

Alvin Ailey's AILEY REVEALED Tour Makes A Stop At The McCallum WIth Its Excellence In Photo Alvin Ailey's AILEY REVEALED Tour Makes A Stop At The McCallum WIth Its Excellence In Dance Artistry
by David Green - Feb 27, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is continuing its a?oeAiley Revealeda?? season during a 21-city North American toura?"including a stop at the McCallum Theatre at 8:00pm, Wednesday, March 25. Led by artistic director Robert Battle, Ailey's 32 renowned dancers will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with diverse works by pre-eminent choreographers, including world premieres that shine a spotlight on social issues, new productions, returning favorites, and timeless treasures by Alvin Ailey. 

BWW REVIEW: Alvin Ailey Has Something to Say Photo BWW REVIEW: Alvin Ailey Has Something to Say
by Lora Strum - Feb 6, 2020

In its annual Kennedy Center residency, the company tackles gun violence, love, youth and more in a program that includes new works and the seminal classic a?oeRevelations.a??

The Music Center Will Welcome the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with O Photo The Music Center Will Welcome the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with ODE and OUNCE OF FAITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), programmed by TMC Arts, marks the return performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from March 18-22, 2020.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2020 U.S. Tour Kicks Off During Black History Mo Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2020 U.S. Tour Kicks Off During Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

Following five-weeks of exceptional performances in New York City, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will continue its “Ailey Revealed” season during a 21-city North American tour which kicks off during Black History Month. The 2020 engagement opens on February 4th at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with a gala to benefit Ailey's D.C. programs, including the creation of new works, Arts-In-Education activities, and scholarships to talented young area dancers to attend The Ailey School in New York. Other major cities throughout the tour include Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Seattle, Houston, and Boston, culminating with a Mother's Day performance in Newark on May 10th.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Chicago This March Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Chicago This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The Auditorium Theatre's Visiting Resident Company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Chicago March 4-8, 2020 with Midwest premieres, Chicago premieres, and new productions of classic works.

The Kennedy Center Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Photo The Kennedy Center Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

With a mix of exhilarating premieres, new productions, and retuning favorites, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) marks its annual Kennedy Center engagement with seven performances on the Opera House stage from February 4a?"9. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the company has had a long-standing impact on the world of modern dance and a unique role in celebrating the African American cultural experience. The company's performances include premieres from esteemed choreographer Donald Byrd and Ailey dancer and first-ever resident choreographer Jamar Roberts that shine a spotlight on social issues. The engagement will see three D.C. debuts; two new productions; and two company premieres, along with Alvin Ailey's American masterpiece Revelations, which will be performed as the finale for all seven programs.

Ailey Closes 2019-2020 New York City Center Engagement With New Year's Eve Revelation Photo Ailey Closes 2019-2020 New York City Center Engagement With New Year's Eve Revelations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Celebrate the beginning of 2020 with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's final performances of the 2019-2020 holiday engagement at New York City Center.

Ailey Dances Into Final Weeks at New York City Center with Holiday Performances and M Photo Ailey Dances Into Final Weeks at New York City Center with Holiday Performances and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019

Witness the final weeks of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's enchanting 2019-2020 holiday engagement at New York City Center. Upcoming highlights include holiday performances on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; an assortment of special programs; and a one-night-only season finale on what would have been Alvin Ailey's 89th birthday.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Chicago Programming Announced Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Chicago Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

The Auditorium Theatre announces programming for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's March 4-8, 2020 performances in Chicago, featuring Midwest premieres and Ailey classics. The company gives the Midwest premiere to three works: Ode, created by Ailey dancer and the company's first-ever Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts; Greenwood, Donald Byrd's ensemble work inspired by the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre; and Ounce of Faith, Darrell Grand Moultrie's ode to teachers and mentors. The engagement also includes Chicago premieres of BUSK, Aszure Barton's 2009 work premiered by the Ailey company in 2019, and The Call by Ronald K. Brown, a joyous mix of modern and West African dance. The company brings new productions of Ailey Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison's Divining and Lar Lubovitch's Fandango, along with audience favorites In/Side and Ella by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle. Keeping with Chicago tradition, every performance ends with company founder Alvin Ailey's masterpiece Revelations.

BWW Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Salutes The Ailey School with Tremendo Photo BWW Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Salutes The Ailey School with Tremendous Dancing
by Juan Michael Porter II - Dec 11, 2019

After experiencing a performance like last night's one yearns for another 1000 years of revelations. In keeping with honouring the affiliated school's anniversary, it feels comforting to know that there is a clear pipeline for keeping the company strong. Here's to a continued vision of strength in 2020.

Ailey's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Tw Photo Ailey's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Two Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

On Tuesday, December 10th, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues its holiday season with a celebration of The Ailey School's 50th anniversary, honoring its standard of excellence for providing exceptional training to more than 3,500 students annually. This special evening features students performing alongside the Company in Alvin Ailey's Memoria and Revelations.

Juilliard Dance to Present NEW DANCES: EDITION 2019 Photo Juilliard Dance to Present NEW DANCES: EDITION 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Alicia Graf Mack, announces New Dances: Edition 2019 taking place December 11-15, 2019, in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. The first-year dancers are working with alumna and acclaimed choreographer Amy Hall Garner. The second-year class is working with Jamar Roberts, a dancer and resident choreographer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Will Launch Holiday Season with Gala Benefit Perfo Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Will Launch Holiday Season with Gala Benefit Performance at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will launch a five-week holiday season on December 4 with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. The special evening celebrates philanthropist Elaine Wynn and the Elaine P. Wynn & Family Foundation. Wynn's generous contributions have supported the creation of new works as well as the Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing, which in 2017 added three floors – featuring four dance studios and two classrooms – to The Joan Weill Center for Dance, New York's largest building dedicated to dance.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Season  Photo Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Season Preview
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Season Preview featuring Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts on Monday, November 18 at 7:30pm.

VIDEO: Judith Jamison and Ailey Dancers Appear at TEDx for REVELATIONS FROM OF A LIFE Photo VIDEO: Judith Jamison and Ailey Dancers Appear at TEDx for REVELATIONS FROM OF A LIFETIME IN DANCE
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2019

Judith Jamison and members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater appear at TEDx for REVELATIONS FROM OF A LIFETIME IN DANCE.

Ailey Extension Offers Special Opportunities This Fall To Train And Take The Stage Wi Photo Ailey Extension Offers Special Opportunities This Fall To Train And Take The Stage With Celebrated Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

This October Ailey Extension offers a wealth of opportunities for dancers of all ages to learn moves from internationally-acclaimed dance icons and veterans of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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