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Week of May 15, 2011

Sun, May 15

 

Alvin Ailey Ameican Dance Theater

Norfolk, VA

3:00 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
Chrysler Hall

757-664-6464

Program subject to change.

Anointed

Former Ailey company member Christopher L. Huggins makes his first contribution to the repertory with a new piece set to music by Moby and Sean Clements.

The Evolution of a Secured Feminine

Brown’s signature solo, set for the first time as a trio for other dancers, explores notions of femininity with humor and candor.

The Hunt

Robert Battle’s The Hunt is a primal ritual with a distinctly urban feel fueled by a thundering percussion soundtrack by Les Tambours du Bronx. Perhaps Battle’s most popular work, it explores the relationship between modern sports and the rites of the gladiators.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. 

   

Public Classes

New York, NY

Prepay for Classes

Mon, May 16

       

Tue, May 17

       

Wed, May 18

   

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

7:30 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
Auditorium Theatre

800-982-2787

Program subject to change.

Anointed

Former Ailey company member Christopher L. Huggins makes his first contribution to the repertory with a new piece set to music by Moby and Sean Clements.

The Evolution of a Secured Feminine

Brown’s signature solo, set for the first time as a trio for other dancers, explores notions of femininity with humor and candor.

The Hunt

Robert Battle’s The Hunt is a primal ritual with a distinctly urban feel fueled by a thundering percussion soundtrack by Les Tambours du Bronx. Perhaps Battle’s most popular work, it explores the relationship between modern sports and the rites of the gladiators.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. 

 

Thu, May 19

   

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

7:30 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours 10 mins
Auditorium Theatre

800-982-2787

Program subject to change.

Night Creature

Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature is a bubbly champagne cocktail of a dance, a perfect fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music.  At once wistful and sassy, it beckons viewers into a nocturnal world populated by jazz babies and night owls.

In/Side

Set to Nina Simone’s haunting rendition of the Oscar-nominated song “Wild is the Wind,”In/Side offers audiences an intimate look at a man’s most private struggles. 

Forgotten Time

The haunting, otherworldly sounds of Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares accompany 12 dancers on a journey through ancient rituals of love and tribal rites of passage.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. 

 

Fri, May 20

   

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

7:30 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours 10 mins
Auditorium Theatre

800-982-2787

Program subject to change.

Night Creature

Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature is a bubbly champagne cocktail of a dance, a perfect fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music.  At once wistful and sassy, it beckons viewers into a nocturnal world populated by jazz babies and night owls.

In/Side

Set to Nina Simone’s haunting rendition of the Oscar-nominated song “Wild is the Wind,”In/Side offers audiences an intimate look at a man’s most private struggles. 

Forgotten Time

The haunting, otherworldly sounds of Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares accompany 12 dancers on a journey through ancient rituals of love and tribal rites of passage.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. 

 

Public Classes

New York, NY

Prepay for Classes

Sat, May 21

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

2:00 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
Auditorium Theatre

800-982-2787

Program subject to change.

Anointed

Former Ailey company member Christopher L. Huggins makes his first contribution to the repertory with a new piece set to music by Moby and Sean Clements.

The Evolution of a Secured Feminine

Brown’s signature solo, set for the first time as a trio for other dancers, explores notions of femininity with humor and candor.

The Hunt

Robert Battle’s The Hunt is a primal ritual with a distinctly urban feel fueled by a thundering percussion soundtrack by Les Tambours du Bronx. Perhaps Battle’s most popular work, it explores the relationship between modern sports and the rites of the gladiators.

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. 

   

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Chicago, IL

8:00 pm

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours
Auditorium Theatre

800-982-2787

Program subject to change.

Three Black Kings

Sophisticated, lush and alluring, Ellington’s music became part of a legendary collaboration with Alvin Ailey and left an indelible mark on American dance.

Suite Otis

Otis Redding’s sassy, sizzling music sets the stage for George Faison’s playful battle of the sexes.

In/Side

Set to Nina Simone’s haunting rendition of the Oscar-nominated song “Wild is the Wind,”In/Side offers audiences an intimate look at a man’s most private struggles. 

Revelations

Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s Revelations fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.