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Ailey II's New York Season, April 15 - April 26

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. Presents


Ailey II's New York Season
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 through Sunday, April 26, 2009

"The entire company looks terrific. Clearly the future is theirs." -The New York Times

Location: The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th Street NY, NY 10019

Length: 1 hr 45 mins
Intermission: Yes
Seating: Assigned by SmartTix

After captivating audiences across North America during their annual tour, Ailey II returns to The Ailey Citigroup Theater. For the first time since their sold-out season in 2007, Ailey II will perform new works and repertory favorites in their home theater.

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the youthful spirit and boundless energy of the country's best young dancers with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. Under the artistic direction of former Ailey dancer Sylvia Waters, the company combines a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs, both to critical acclaim. By continuing to establish an extended cultural community through dance performances, training and community programs, Ailey II embodies Mr. Ailey's pioneering mission to bring dance to the people. In this way Ailey II continues to invigorate the American dance scene as one of the most diverse dance companies in North America.

Tickets: $45

Want to order by phone?
Call SmartTix - 212-868-4444.

Groups of 10 or more save up to 20%!
Visit AlvinAiley.org/GroupSales or call 212-405-9082.

Performance Schedule
Wed April 15 - 8pm: New Works
Thu April 16 - 8pm: Repertory Favorites
Fri April 17 - 8pm: New Works
Sat April 18 - 3pm: New Works
Sat April 18 - 8pm: Repertory Favorites
Sun April 19 - 3pm: New Works

Wed April 22 - 8pm: Repertory Favorites
Thu April 23 - 8pm: Repertory Favorites
Fri April 24 - 8pm: New Works
Sat April 25 - 3pm: New Works
Sat April 25 - 8pm: Repertory Favorites
Sun April 26 - 3pm: Repertory Favorites
Sun April 26 - 7pm: New Works

Performance Information
New Works:
*Valse – choreographed by Sidra Bell
Splendid Isolation II (excerpt) – choreographed by Jessica Lang
*Hope (The Final Rise) – choreographed by Troy Powell
*Movin' On – choreographed by George Faison

Repertory Favorites:
The External Knot – choreographed by Troy Powell
Requiem – choreographed by Chang Yong Sung
When Dawn Comes… – choreographed by Christopher L. Huggins
*Movin' On – choreographed by George Faison

*New works

Emily Hawkins

Public Relations Associate

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.

405 W 55th St. (at 9th Avenue)

New York, NY 10019





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