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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
405 W. 55th Street (at 9th Avenue)
New York, NY 10019


For general inquiries,
please call 212-405-9000.

The Ailey School
or call 212-405-9000

The Ailey Extension
or call 212-405-9500



Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Joan Weill Center for Dance is easily accessible by New York City public transportation. We are located at the northwest corner of 55th Street and 9th Avenue.

By Subway
Take the 1, A, C, B or D trains to the 59th St./Columbus Circle.
Take the N, R, Q or W trains to the 57th St. Station (at 7th Avenue).
Take the C or E trains to the 50th St. Station (at 8th Avenue).

By Bus
Take the M57 bus cross-town to 9th Avenue.
Take the M11 bus to 55th St. and 9th Avenue.

By Commuter Train
If you are using the Long Island Rail Road or NJ Transit, transfer to the uptown 1, A or C trains to 59th St./Columbus Circle.
Metro North riders can take the Shuttle or 7 train from Grand Central to Times Square and transfer to the A or C trains uptown to 59th St./ Columbus Circle.


Please note that Ailey does not have a dedicated parking garage.  However, the area does support numerous options, including:

  • Rapid Park:  411 West 55th (right next door to Ailey on same side of street)
  • Central Parking System:  345 West 58th St. (between 8th and 9th Aves)
  • 330 West Fifty Six Corporation:  330 West 56th St. (between 8th and 9th Aves)
  • Manhattan Parking Group:  505 West 55th Street @ 10th Avenue
  • Imperial Parking:  300 West 55th St @ 8th Avenue
  • Icon Parking Systems:  815 10th Ave @ 54th St.

*Directions in Spanish

En Metro
Tome los trenes 1, A, C, B o D hasta la calle 59, parada Columbus Circle.
Tome los trenes N, R, Q o W para la parada de la calle 57 en la 7ma avenida.
Tome los trenes C o E para la parada de la calle 50 en la 8va avenida.

En Autobús
Tome el autobús M57 que atraviesa la ciudad para la 9na avenida.
Tome el autobús M11 para la calle 55 y la 9na avenida.

En Tren De Cercanías
Si está usando el Long Island Rail Road o NJ Transit, cambiese a los trenes A o C para la parada Columbus Circle en la calle 59. 
Si utiliza el Metro Norte puede tomar el autobus de transferencia ó el tren 7 desde Grand Central hasta Times Square y transferirse a los trenes A ó C para la parada Columbus Circle en la calle 59.

*Directions in French

En Métro
Prennez la 1, A, C, B ou D trains à la Saint-59e / Columbus Circle.
Prennez la N, R, Q ou W trains à la Saint-57e Station (à la 7e Avenue).
Prennez la C ou E trains à la Saint-50e Station (à la 8e Avenue).

En Bus
Prennez le bus M57 qui traverse la ville à la 9e Avenue.
Prennez le bus M11 jusqu'à la Saint-55e et 9e Avenue.

Par Train De Banlieue
Si vous utilisez le Long Island Rail Road ou NJ Transit, transférez à l'Uptown 1, A ou C trains pour la Saint-59e / Columbus Circle.
Metro coureurs du Nord peuvent prendre la navette ou 7 train de Grand Central jusqu'à Times Square et transférez à l'A ou C trains uptown pour la Saint-59e / Columbus Circle.

*Directions in Japanese