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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 5 Week Holiday Engagement: Dec. 4, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014 at New York City Center….

November 15, 2013

2013-14+Season+Poster_402b4de1-fe7b-4192-b7c2-a73ddb27c0db-prvAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Holiday Engagement: Dec. 4, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014

New York City Center

For Five-Weeks

 Artistic Director: Robert Battle

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jamar Roberts in Aszure Barton's LIFT.  Photo by Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jamar Roberts in Aszure Barton’s LIFT. Photo by Paul Kolnik

World Premiere

Aszure Barton’s Lift

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ronald K. Brown's Four Corners.  Photo Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ronald K. Brown’s Four Corners. Photo Paul Kolnik

Season Premiere

Ronald K. Brown’s Four Corners

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Alicia Graf Mack and Vernard J. Gilmore in Wayne McGregor's Chroma.  Photo by Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Alicia Graf Mack and Vernard J. Gilmore in Wayne McGregor’s Chroma. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Company Premiere

Multi Award-Winning British Choreographer Wayne McGregor’s Highly Acclaimed Chroma

PLUS

Bill T. Jones’ Bessie Award Winning DMan in the Waters (Part I)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Demetia Hopkins in Alvin Ailey's The River.  Photo by Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Demetia Hopkins in Alvin Ailey’s The River. Photo by Paul Kolnik

The 25th Season Since Legendary Founder Alvin Ailey’s Passing Features New Productions of his iconic works The River and Pas de Duke Set to Duke Ellington’s Music

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Tuesday, December 17th

A Celebration of Matthew Rushing’s Over Two Decades at Ailey

 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Jirí Kylián's Petite Mort. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Jirí Kylián’s Petite Mort. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Plus, noteworthy ballets from Ailey’s recent seasons will be presented, including Ronald K. Brown’s landmark and spiritually-charged Grace, Jiří Kylián’s sensual and visually surprising Petite Mort, Garth Fagan’s seminal From Before, Kyle Abraham’s dynamic and multi-faceted Another Night, Ohad Naharin’s unique and innovative Minus16, modern dance master Paul Taylor’s Arden Court, and hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris’ soul-lifting Home. Among the over two dozen works represented during the season are Ailey classics like Memoria, including performances by talented young students from The Ailey School

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Alvin Ailey’s signature American masterpiece

Revelations

 Danced to live music on Dec. 4th, 6th, & 7th.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Linda Celeste Sims and Kirven Douthit-Boyd in Paul Taylor's Arden Court. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Linda Celeste Sims and Kirven Douthit-Boyd in Paul Taylor’s Arden Court. Photo by Paul Kolnik

December 4th Opening Night Gala Benefit

27-time Grammy award-winning Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as Honorary Chairs for this performance and party. In addition to launching the 39-performance engagement, the gala fundraiser supports the creation of new works and Ailey’s extensive educational and training programs for young people. Following the exciting company premiere of Chroma, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations danced to live music will be the finale of the memorable opening performance.

New Year’s Eve Perfromance

The New Year’s Eve performance shall features Revelations danced by beloved Ailey stars of the past and present, including Linda Denise Fisher-Harrell, Renee Robinson, Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish, Dudley Williams and Donna Wood Sanders.

January 5th Finale Performance

The January 5th finale performance will close the company’s 25th season since the passing of its legendary founder and will celebrate what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 83rd birthday with a season highlights program and Revelations in its entirety.

 Family Matinee Series

Family Matinee Series performances each Saturday at 2pm & are followed by a question-and answer session with the Ailey’s dancers.

Tickets starting at $25

TICKETS & INFO

new york city center logo

131 W 55th St

BTW 6th & 7th Aves.

New York, NY 10019

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