Ailey II’s first independent season at The Joyce Theater March 17 – 22

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We are just a week and a half away from the start of Ailey II’s first independent season at The Joyce Theater March 17 – 22.   Please encourage your audience to come see 12 of the most passionate and talented performers in two dynamic programs.


“…the junior ensemble of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, exhilarates…The dancers are tremendous…intrepid dancers, with their breathtaking combination of athleticism and poise — they really seem capable of anything…”

The New York Times, Siobhan Burke – Apr. 6, 2014


“The clarity of the choreographers’ visions and the versatility of the 12 Ailey II dancers allow each piece to be seen as a unique statement with an atmosphere all its own.”

Broadway World, Eryn Goldstein – Apr. 8, 2014


The Company’s spring run at The Joyce will be the first time they will present an independent season at one of dance’s most cherished and historic venues. During an eight-performance engagement, their “off-the-charts energy” (The New Yorker) will be amplified in diverse repertory by emerging and established choreographers, including Jennifer Archibald, Amy Hall Garner, Dwight Rhoden, Katarzyna Skarpetowska, Manuel Vignoulle and Ailey II’s Artistic Director, Troy Powell.

Come see why Dance Magazine hails this beloved company as “second to none.”  Tickets are on sale now, starting at $10* and can be purchased online at, by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800, or at the The Joyce Theater Box Office located on 75 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street, Mon-Sun noon-6pm. Groups of 10 or more receive a discount on select tickets.  Visit or call 212-405-9082 for more details.  *$10 tickets are available by phone or at the box office only.

Both programs are approximately two hours, including two intermissions.

Program A: Hissy Fits; breakthrough; Virtues

Mar 17 at 7:30pm

Mar 19, 21 at 8:00pm

Mar 22 at 2:00pm


Program B: The External Knot; Cuore Sott’olio; Wings

Mar 18 at 7:30pm

Mar 20 at 8:00pm

Mar 21 at 2:00pm

Mar 22 at 7:30pm

The public can visit for more information.

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