For many years, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has put on a set of holiday performances in New York City. This year, the newly renovated New York City Center will be host to the Alvin Ailey Dance Company for 5 weeks. The star-studded opening night gala will take place on November 30th and will be hosted by the First Lady Michelle Obama.
Alvin Ailey has delighted us for years with his African-American cultural expression of modern dance tradition which is known world wide.
This years holiday performances will feature premieres and new productions, including the works of the choreographer and visionary Alvin Ailey, Artistic Director Robert Battle, choreographer Paul Taylor with his romantic masterpiece “Arden Court”, hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris with “Home”, Israeli contemporary dancer and choreographer Ohad Naharin with “Minus 16 “, plus many returning repertory favorites like the beloved “Revelations”.
Full price tickets are $91 but when you become a member of Goldstar, you can purchase tickets for $46 – $64*.
* Additional fees apply.
Opening Night Gala tickets range from $500 – $5,000. Please call 212-405-9031 for details. All proceeds go directly to Ailey’s scholarship fund and educational programs for children.
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
November 30, 2011 – January 1, 2012
New York City Center Main Stage
130 West 55th Street
New York City, NY 10019