Ebb and Flow

In Ebb and Flow – set to Samuel Barber’s most famous work, Adagio for Strings – Ailey II Artistic Director Troy Powell’s picturesque duet calls to mind the rush and calm of the ocean tide. This non-narrative work matches the emotional impact of Barber’s lyrical music as two beings come together as one.

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Ailey II - The Next Generation Of Dance - Returns To NYU Skirball March 13-17 As Ailey's 60th Anniversary Celebration Continues

January 25, 2019 (New York, NY) – Following a 36-city world tour, Ailey II returns to NYU Skirball from March 13 – 17 for its annual New York season during Ailey’s 60th Anniversary celebration. The renowned second company to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will inspire audiences in dynamic works by some of today’s most revered choreographers. Premieres by Uri Sands, Bradley Shelver, Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle, and Ailey II Artistic Director Troy Powell will grace the stage, along with returning crowd-pleasers by Juel D. Lane, Renee I. McDonald, and Darrell Grand Moultrie.

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New York 1 News - Ailey II's New York City Season at NYU's Skirball

NY1's Stephanie Simon visits Ailey II's artistic director, Troy Powell, and dancers Corrin Rachelle Mitchell and Leonardo Brito, for a sneak peek into Powell's first work for the company, Ebb and Flow. Ailey II will be performing at NYU's Skirball Theatre March 13-17.