Ailey II

Monday, March 30 @ 8 pm

Tuesday, March 31 @ 8 pm

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


AILEY II IN ALVIN AILEY'S REVELATIONS. PHOTO: EDUARDO PATINO, NYC.
"The dancers proved indefatigable, virtuosic and relentlessly sexy."
Los Angeles Times

Ailey II is one of the most popular dance companies in the country. Ailey II merges the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Established in 1974, the company embodies Mr. Ailey’s pioneering mission to create an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. Ailey II continues to thrive under the artistic direction of Troy Powell who brings a “fresh dimension” to the beloved company. With its distinctive repertory, Ailey II presents exhilarating performances by dance masters such as Alvin Ailey, Donald Byrd, George W. Faison, Lar Lubovitch, Judith Jamison (former artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) and Robert Battle (current artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater).  www.alvinailey.org


HIGHLIGHTS


  • Fifth Anniversary Season at the Forbes: Bruce and Lois Forbes Share Their Story  



  • Ailey II dances its way to the top of the 2014-2015 Masterpiece Season



  • Master storyteller David Gonzalez returns with a modern twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty



  • Prepare to enter "a wonderful world of breathtaking magic" with the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes!