Friday, March 21, 2014

Let Us Introduce You to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with Artistic Director Robert Battle
 and Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya. Photo by Andrew Eccles.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is presenting a special Discover Ailey performance on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle will host the evening. He’ll discuss the history and development of the Ailey company and talk about the artistic vision and legacy that the company is creating in the world dance scene. The company will dance Bill T. Jones’ modern dance classic D-Man in the Waters (Part I) and Alvin Ailey’s signature masterpiece Revelations – a must-see for anyone who wants to discover the heart, and soul, the energy and spirit of the Ailey, which has been hailed as an American cultural treasure. Following the performance, Mr. Battle will introduce the dancers to the audience. 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater  Artistic Director Robert Battle.
Photo by Andrew Eccles
All seats are $29 for this special performance. For information and to purchase tickets to other performance during the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater engagement at the Center from March 27 – 30, click here.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Gert Krautbauer.

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