BWW Review: REVEAL: CHOREOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCES BY THE AILEY DANCERS at The Ailey Citigroup TheaterBWW Review: REVEAL: CHOREOGRAPHY AND PERFORMANCES BY THE AILEY DANCERS at The Ailey Citigroup Theater
by Tracy Hopkins - Aug 8, 2018

Performed at The Ailey Citigroup Theater in Ailey's home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, Reveal featured nine original works choreographed and performed by members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with a special appearance by acclaimed Guest Artist and Rehearsal Director Matthew Rushing. Choreographers included Hope Boykin, Clifton Brown, Vernard Gilmore, Yannick Lebrun, Chalvar Monteiro, Jamar Roberts, and Kanji Segawa. (more...)

Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEAL 7/28 & 29Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEAL 7/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater welcome fans and friends to join them in the intimate surroundings of The Ailey Citigroup Theater for Reveal, special self-produced performances today July 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday July 29 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund, which started in 1995 to assist current and former company members with grants for career transition, creative endeavors or emergency loans. (more...)

Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEALAiley Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater welcome fans and friends to join them in the intimate surroundings of The Ailey Citigroup Theater for Reveal, special self-produced performances on Saturday July 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday July 29 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund, which started in 1995 to assist current and former company members with grants for career transition, creative endeavors or emergency loans. (more...)

Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEAL 7/28 & 29Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund Presents REVEAL 7/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater welcome fans and friends to join them in the intimate surroundings of The Ailey Citigroup Theater for Reveal, special self-produced performances on Saturday July 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday July 29 at 3:00 p.m. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Ailey Dancers' Resource Fund, which started in 1995 to assist current and former company members with grants for career transition, creative endeavors or emergency loans. (more...)

Last Chance To See NIMBUS At BAM!Last Chance To See NIMBUS At BAM!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Nimbus Dance Works returns to the Brooklyn Academy of Music: BAM Fisher, April 21-22, 2018 featuring the World Premiere of Samuel Pott's Esther, an edgy interpretation of the complex First Testament heroine, Esther, whose rise to power entangles themes of feminism, tribalism, and seduction. Esther is performed with live music by the fiercely adventurous Brooklyn Indie-Rock band, Sky-Pony, led by Tony-nominated lead singer Lauren Worsham (Drama Desk Award winner and Tony Award nominee) and musician/writer Kyle Jarrow (Obie Award winner). Nimbus also presents World Premieres by Darshan Singh Bhuller (former Artistic Director of London's Phoenix Dance Theater and choreographer of Mapping, acclaimed work from recent Nimbus seasons), and Vernard Gilmore (renowned dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater). (more...)

Centenary Stage Co. Continues DANCE FEST with Nimbus Dance WorksCentenary Stage Co. Continues DANCE FEST with Nimbus Dance Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's Annual Dance Festival closes on Sunday, March 25 at 3pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center with Nimbus Dance Works.  Nimbus Dance Works brings to life the powerful story of Biblical heroine Esther, an inspirational young woman who arose from very humble beginnings.  (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces DANCE FESTCent. Stage Co. Announces DANCE FEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Through the month of March Centenary Stage Company will be hosting three professional Dance Company's for the annual Centenary Stage Company Dance Fest.  On Sunday, March 11 at 3PM Moe-tion Dance Theater known for their expression through movement, will kick off the annual Dance Fest. Then on Sunday, March 18 at 3PM the XY Dance Project returns with their unique style, that blends contemporary dance with the spiritual rhythms of African dance, and the grace and peace of Tai Chi. Finally, Nimbus Dance Works will close out the annual dance festival on Sunday, March 25 at 3PM with a retelling of the First Testament in a glam rock style, with music by the Brooklyn band Sky Pony. (more...)

Nimbus Releases 2018 Spring/Summer Performance ScheduleNimbus Releases 2018 Spring/Summer Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Nimbus Dance Works brings world premiere new dance, acclaimed repertory, and family performances to world-renowned venues, local communities, colleges, high schools, and elementary schools, throughout New Jersey and on tour across New York and New England.   (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off 2017 City Center Holiday Season TonightAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off 2017 City Center Holiday Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage tonight, November 29th, through December 31st, 2017. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Readies for 2017 City Center Holiday SeasonAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Readies for 2017 City Center Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage from November 29th December 31st, 2017. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre Marks 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, 'Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre' tonight, December 9, 2014. (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names Today 'Auditorium Theatre Day'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

In celebration of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's 125th Anniversary, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims today, December 9, 2014 'Auditorium Theatre Day' in the City of Chicago. Exactly 125 years to the day of its momentous opening in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre invites the Chicago community to partake in birthday festivities in an all-day Birthday extravaganza. (more...)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names 12/9 'Auditorium Theatre Day'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

In celebration of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's 125th Anniversary, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaims Tuesday, December 9, 2014 'Auditorium Theatre Day' in the City of Chicago. Exactly 125 years to the day of its momentous opening in 1889, the Auditorium Theatre invites the Chicago community to partake in birthday festivities in an all-day Birthday extravaganza. (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Mark 125th Anniversary With 'LIVING THE HISTORY' Gala, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History -- 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala Set for 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Exactly 125 years from when the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University opened its doors in 1889, the National Historic Landmark, led by Board Chairman Melvin L. Katten and Executive Director Brett Batterson, celebrates its milestone 125th Anniversary with a special performance, "Living the History - 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre" on December 9, 2014. The celebratory evening, which begins with a star-studded program at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E Congress Pkwy), will include a tribute to the diverse entertainment that has been, and continues to be presented at the theatre including symphonic music, opera, Broadway musicals, rock music and dance. The performance will be immediately followed by a Gala Celebration Dinner at the Palmer House Hilton (17 E Monroe) to cap off the extraordinary night. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Vernard Gilmore of ALVIN AILEY at NJ PAC
by Marina Kennedy - May 6, 2014

Vernard Gilmore will perform with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ PAC) on Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Gilmore about his career and the upcoming spring season at NJ PAC. (more...)

The Ailey Extension Responds to Government Shutdown with Discounts for Government Workers and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

In light of the current government shutdown, America's Cultural Ambassadors To The World, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will offer a special discounted rate to group visitors of The Ailey Extension through the month of December. (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...)