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The Company in Robert Battle's No Longer Silent
Please Credit Photo: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Robert Battle's No Longer Silent. Photo by Paul Kolnik.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancer Jamar Roberts makes his Ailey II choreographic debut with his work Gêmeos(Portuguese for twins). Loosely based on the relationship of Roberts and his brother growing up as children – one a dancer, the other an athlete – Roberts illustrates the dynamic between contrasting personalities and how they evolve from hostility to harmony. Using music with heavy percussion, brassy horns, groovy bass guitar, and the commanding singing style of Afrobeat star Fela Kuti, Roberts perfectly captures the energy of youth in Gêmeos.

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Following an expansive five-week holiday season at New York City Center from November 30 – December 31, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will share its unparalleled artistry with audiences from coast to coast during a 19-city North American tour beginning February 3rd in Philadelphia, PA. On February 7th, a week-long engagement at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. kicks off with a gala to benefit Ailey's D.C. programs, including the creation of new works, arts-in-education activities, and scholarships to talented young area dancers to attend The Ailey School in New York.

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Tickets Now On Sale: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre Feb. 15-19, 2017 For Spectacular Stop On North American Tour

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announces a return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre, February 15 – 19, 2017 as part of a 19-city North American tour that will astound and uplift returning and new audiences alike. Tickets are now on sale for six breathtaking performances that will feature a wide variety of classics, favorites and timely premieres.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming For New York City Center Season, November 30 - December 31, 2016

NEW YORK – August 4, 2016 — Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center’s Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage from November 30th – December 31st, 2016. In his sixth season as Artistic Director, Robert Battle leads Ailey’s 32 renowned dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.

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