Ailey II, the youthful and gifted second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to its home, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, from April 2-13 for a highly anticipated 40th anniversary season - the second led by Artistic Director Troy Powell.
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Ailey II embarks on a 31-city world tour from September 17th through March 28th with 24 domestic cities including Kansas City, MO; Baton Rouge, LA; Columbia, SC; Memphis, TN; and Birmingham, AL. The international portion of Ailey II's tour takes the dancers to Poland, Germany, Luxembourg, France, and Canada.
Ailey II 2013 New York Season At The Ailey Citigroup Theater And Inaugural Season of Artistic Director Troy Powell, March 13 - March 24
Ailey II, the youthful and gifted second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to its home, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, from March 13-24 for a highly anticipated two-week season - the first led by recently appointed Artistic Director Troy Powell.
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Alberta Ballet has worked hard for a very long time to bring Ailey II, the young company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, to Alberta for good reason. This is a had-working fun-to-watch group of budding athletic dance artists comprising some of the company's most promising scholarship students, and they thrilled their audience Thursday night at the Southern Alberta Jubilee.
Great works of dance are not easily preserved for future generations to enjoy. Moving bodies are simply not meant to be fixed to museum walls. Instead, imagine dance pieces like precious, perishable heirlooms that must be handed down and resurrected by performance.
Ailey II, the second company of the acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, commemorates their 40th anniversary with a two-week New York season curated by artistic director Troy Powell. Powell who has been with the Alvin Ailey family since the age of nine is delighted to present the show "at home."