Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater with Premieres and New Productions During a Two-Week,15-Performance Engagement June 8 to 19, 2016
New York – April 7, 2016 – 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. Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season, featuring 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. The season also includes new productions of Vespers, Ulysses Dove’s breathtaking ballet for six women, and The Hunt, Robert Battle’s thrilling work for six men, as part of over a dozen works featured on five different programs.
Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at the David H. Koch Box Office, by phone at 212-496-0600, or online at www.alvinailey.org. Student tickets may be available on the day of the performance for $15 at the box office with a valid student ID (one per student – subject to availability). There will also be family matinees on Saturday, June 11 and Saturday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m., followed by a free Q&A with the dancers. Additional discounts for groups of 10 or more are available by phone 212-405-9082 or e-mail [email protected]. For more information about Ailey’s performances, please visit www.alvinailey.org.
The Ailey Spirit Gala:
The Ailey Spirit Gala features a one-night-only, star-studded performance of Revelations at the landmark David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Proceeds provide vitally needed scholarships for talented students of The Ailey School and support Ailey’s innovative Arts In Education & Community Programs.
June 8 at 7:00 pm
21st Century Voices: Open Door, Untitled America: Second Movement / No Longer Silent / Exodus
Thursday, 6/9 at 7:30pm, Saturday, 6/11 at 8:00pm, Friday, 6/17 at 8:00pm, Sunday, 6/19 at 3:00pm
Dance Trailblazers: Deep / Piazzolla Caldera / Revelations
Friday, 6/10 at 8:00pm, Saturday, 6/11 at 2:00pm*, Sunday, 6/12 at 7:30pm
All Ailey: Blues Suite / Love Songs, Cry / Revelations
Sunday, 6/12 at 3:00pm, Thursday, 6/16 at 7:30pm
Bold Visions: Deep / Vespers, The Hunt / Revelations
Tuesday, 6/14 at 7:30pm, Saturday, 6/18 at 2:00pm*, Sunday, 6/19 at 7:30pm
Musical Inspirations: Open Door / Awakening, A Case Of You / Revelations
Wednesday, 6/15 at 7:30pm, Saturday, 6/18 at 8:00pm
Dates: Wednesday, June 8 to Sunday, June 19, 2016
Location: David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY (Columbus Avenue at 63rd Street)
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