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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Begins Expansion Of The Joan Weill Center For Dance And Names New Education Wing In Honor Of Philanthropist Elaine Wynn

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Begins Expansion Of The Joan Weill Center For Dance And Names New Education Wing In Honor Of Philanthropist Elaine Wynn

Leaders of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation today celebrated the expansion of Ailey’s permanent home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, with a ceremonial roof-breaking to mark the company’s upward growth. The event featured an unveiling of the design for the expanded building and performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jacqueline Green, Ailey II and students from The Ailey School.

Ailey II Performs In 24 Cities During 2016-2017 World Tour

Ailey II Performs In 24 Cities During 2016-2017 World Tour

This Friday, September 16th, Ailey II will embark on a 24-city world tour continuing through March 18th (complete schedule on page two). The tour will take the superb 12-member ensemble to more than 20 cities across the U.S., from Rochester, NY to Kansas City, MO to Honolulu, HI.

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

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.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2016 International Tour Includes Performances In The United Kingdom, Switzerland And Denmark September 6 - October 20

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2016 International Tour Includes Performances In The United Kingdom, Switzerland And Denmark September 6 - October 20

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,” returns to the United Kingdom, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Copenhagen, Denmark to perform a dozen ballets from September 6 – October 30. Robert Battle will lead Ailey through the UK (September 9 – October 19) for the first time since becoming Artistic Director, including the Company’s inaugural visits to Southampton and Canterbury, England.

Ailey Celebrates NYC Dance Week June 16th – 25th with FREE Class Offers at the Ailey Extension, Featuring the June 18th Launch of Brazilian Fitness Technique GingaFlex

Ailey Celebrates NYC Dance Week June 16th – 25th with FREE Class Offers at the Ailey Extension, Featuring the June 18th Launch of Brazilian Fitness Technique GingaFlex

Ailey celebrates NYC Dance Week – a citywide festival from June 16th – 25th that promotes the joy and diversity of dance – with FREE class offers at The Ailey Extension and inspiring performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Lincoln Center, through June 19th. The celebration kicks off at the Ailey Studios – home to the incomparable Ailey dancers – on Thursday, June 16th and continues through Saturday, June 25th, with several free classes each day for new students. NYC Dance Week also launches GingaFlex, a brand new fitness technique based on the Brazilian dance/martials arts form capoeira, on Saturday, June 18th at 12pm.

Robert Battle Leads Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Two-Week Lincoln Center Season June 8th – 19th

Robert Battle Leads Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Two-Week Lincoln Center Season June 8th – 19th

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 8th – 19th, 2016. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the dancers will perform in a diverse repertory, including the world premieres of Deep, by acclaimed Italian choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti, and Untitled America: Second Movement, the second work in a three-part suite by MacArthur “Genius” Kyle Abraham.

Ailey’s “Ticket to Dance” Welcomes Audiences Into the Studios for Fun & Fitness in Conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center Season June 8-19

The world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Lincoln Center from June 8 – 19, and New Yorkers have a unique opportunity to join in the dance. The Ailey Extension announces the return of “Ticket to Dance,” which allows audience members to try their first class FREE with a performance ticket (returning students receive a free class with the purchase of a 10-class card).

June 8th Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Opens Two-Week Lincoln Center Season With One-Night-Only Performance And Party Supporting Scholarships And Arts In Education Programs

June 8th Ailey Spirit Gala Benefit Opens Two-Week Lincoln Center Season With One-Night-Only Performance And Party Supporting Scholarships And Arts In Education Programs

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater kicks off on Wednesday, June 8th with The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party. The Ailey Spirit Gala benefit performance at 7pm includes the world-renowned Ailey dancers in excerpts of Alvin Ailey’s Cry and Robert Battle’s Awakening.

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