Ailey Extension Brings Dance To The People With Free Classes This SummerAiley Extension Brings Dance To The People With Free Classes This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

As the Ailey organization heads into its 60th year, Ailey Extension will offer a variety of indoor and outdoor dance classes free to the public this summer. In collaboration with the NYC Parks, Ailey Extension brings dance to public parks in Brooklyn and the Bronx from June 5-July 14, offering eight technique and choreography workshops, including events dedicated to Alvin Ailey's acclaimed masterpiece Revelations. To celebrate NYC Dance Week, a citywide festival from June 14-23, Ailey Extension welcomes new students* to try over 30 free classes at The Ailey Studios in Manhattan, New York City's largest building dedicated to dance.   (more...)

BRIC presents PILOBOLUS as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is pleased to present a free performance by the world-renowned and ever-creative dance company, Pilobolus, on Thursday, July 6. The performance will take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West), is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces 'Ticket To Dance' Free Class Promotion
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

For more than four decades, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has graced the New York City Center stage, sharing the transformative power of dance. Returning this season, New Yorkers can experience dance on and off stage by partaking in a special offer, Ticket to Dance. The promotion allows audience members to try their first Ailey Extension class free with an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance ticket (offer expires after 60 days). Returning Ailey Extension students also receive a free class with the purchase of a 10-class card. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 3/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre's annual Chicago presentation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will bring a wide array of premieres, new productions, and classics to life on its landmark stage Tuesday, March 8 through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Opens Season at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

On June 12, 2013, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular dance companies, kicked off its seven performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater. The performance marked the Company's historic return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for the first time in over a decade and its first engagement there led by Artistic Director Robert Battle. Scroll down for photos from the opening festivities! (more...)

NY Teens Dance into Healthy Habits with Cast of Billy Elliot 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The Ailey Extension offered free dance classes to over 50 New York teens on Sunday, April 10th. (more...)

Former Member of AAADT Named Director of The Ailey Extension
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2011

The Ailey Organization announced that Lisa Johnson-Willingham, a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, has been named Director of The Ailey Extension. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lifeline Theatre Co Presents THE BLUE SHADOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2010

Lifeline Theatre KidSeries presents the world premiere musical based on global folktales, 'The Blue Shadow,' written by Nambi E. Kelley, music and lyrics by Joe Plummer, and directed by Ilesa Duncan. (more...)

'10 Virgins' Premieres at Chicago Dramatists April 23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2008

Chicago Dramatists concludes its 29th season with resident playwright Laura Jacqmin's new drama 10 Virgins at Chicago Dramatists (1105 West Chicago Ave); beginning April 23 with an opening Friday May 2 or Saturday May 3 at 8PM (more...)

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents 'Harriet Jacobs'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2007

Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues its Steppenwolf for Young Adults 2007-2008 Season with the world premiere of Harriet Jacobs by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Hallie Gordon. (more...)