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Chroma

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October 16, 2013
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season on December 4th with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. 27-time Grammy award-winning music icon Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as the evening's Honorary Chairs.

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Wayne McGregor's Chroma

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October 16, 2013
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season on December 4th with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. 27-time Grammy award-winning music icon Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as the evening's Honorary Chairs.

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June 17, 2014
With its blank surfaces like molded plastic, the set for Wayne McGregor's ballet "Chroma" suggests one of those anonymous places, like an airport lounge, that empty the modern world of signifiers. Re-assembled for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's return engagement now underway at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the scenery in "Chroma" deflects a visitor's gaze returning him immediately to a sanitized present.
February 26, 2014
When Robert Battle assumed the artistic leadership of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 2011, he stepped into the formidable footsteps of Ailey himself, who created his unique company of African-american dancers in 1958, and dancer Judith Jamison, who helped keep the company alive after Ailey's death i 1989. Still, he arrived with a well-defined mission.
February 21, 2014
This winter, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brought a little bit of warmth to New York with its production of Chroma, choreographer Wayne McGregor's contemporary ballet. Minimalist architect John Pawson designed the luminous set, which premiered in 2006 at the Royal Ballet in London's Covent Garden but had to be reengineered, as Alvin Ailey planned to tour for five months with it.

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October 16, 2013
Wayne McGregor's Chroma is a ballet filled with layered, beautiful dancing and astonishing lifts.

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January 24, 2014
Wayne McGregor's Chroma is a ballet filled with layered, beautiful dancing and astonishing lifts. The Ailey company premiere, made possible with generous support of New York City Center, marks the first time a work by this multi award-winning British choreographer will appear in the Ailey repertory.