The Next Generation of Dance
October 21, 2016 @ 10 AM
The Harris Theater
This special matinee performance by one of the most dynamic dance companies in the nation, led by Troy Powell, Artistic Director, includes excerpts from the companyâ€™s repertoire in full costume and lighting. Narration provides background on Alvin Ailey and the companyâ€™s mission. The performance will end with excerpts from Aileyâ€™s signature work, â€œRevelations,â€ considered one of the great American artworks and a profound expression of African American history.
Thank you to our Ailey II Dance Residency Sponsor Herzfeld Foundation and our Ailey II Show Sponsor Arts Midwest. This performance of Ailey II is presented as part of the 2016/2017 Beyond the Classroom Student Series, which is made possible by Kinder Morgan Foundation and Lynn Sprangers.
Recommended for grades K-12.