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Friends of Alvin Ailey

By becoming a Friend of Alvin Ailey, you allow the Ailey organization to share dance with people digitally and on stages around the globe. Your generous support funds the creation of new works, provides scholarships for talented young dancers, and impacts generations through arts-in-education opportunities like AileyCamp. By making a gift today, you help Ailey fulfill its mission of bringing dance back to the people.

Donor, $75

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

Sustainer, $150

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

Leader, $300

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

Patron, $500

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

Sponsor, $800

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

  • Two passes to an Open Rehearsal of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Semi-annual  Newsletter  including Special Ailey Insights

  • Eligible to refer a friend to donate $150+ and receive VIP lounge access at New York City Center

  • Advance Notice for Ailey’s New York City engagements

  • 20% discount on merchandise at the Ailey Boutique

  • Complimentary Ailey Extension Class

  • 40% Discount on select tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center*

  • Opportunity to Observe Ailey II

  • Recognition in Ailey’s Donor Listing

  • Special Friends of Alvin Ailey Workshop

  • Complimentary Refreshments during Ailey II Season

  • Invitation to special Season Preview of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New Works

  • Access to the VIP Lounge during Ailey’s engagements at New York City Center

*Friends of Alvin Ailey 40% apply to tickets regularly priced $80-142 that are purchased by midnight November 22, 2023. From November 23 discount will be 20%. Limit 6 tickets per performance. Valid for all performances. Not valid for Opening Night Gala performance. Standard service and facility fees apply.

Areas to Support

Your membership contribution can support Ailey's many artistic and educational programs. See the areas of support below to learn more about each fund.