Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to New York City Center
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The last date listed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was Saturday December 31, 2011 / 7:00pm (Arden Court, Home, Revelations - with Live Music).
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Ira Glass, producer and host of public radio's This American Life, counterintuitively combines the worlds of dance and radio in this live stage production. Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host features the informative, moving essays and nonfiction stories listeners expect from Glass' Peabody Award-winning radio show. But he turns his trademark all-talk format on its ear by collaborating with contemporary dance troupe Monica Bill Barnes & Company. It's an unexpected evening filled with poignant audio clips and leaps and turns. Or, as Glass puts it, two art forms that "have no business being together." Learn More
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Check out the electronic program, which describes the various performances.
Watch a "scene “:http://vimeo.com/10185543from Revelations.
See ”highlights ":http://vimeo.com/29341560of Ailey’s 2010-2011 City Center season.
The 7pm performance of Revelations on December 31 will be accompanied by live music._ _
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the world’s most popular modern dance company, returns to New York City Center for an exhilarating engagement in December. Lift your spirits during the holidays as 30 of the most gorgeous dancers perform thrilling premieres and new productions plus many returning audience favorites. At most performances, you can also celebrate 50 years of Mr. Ailey’s best-loved work, Revelations, which The New York Times calls “modern dance’s greatest hit.”
Join Robert Battle in his first season as Artistic Director and see the exquisite Ailey dancers in the comfort of the newly renovated New York City Center. The historic venue has been restored and modernized for a vastly improved theatergoing experience including new wider seats with more legroom between rows, improved sightlines, renovated lobbies and redesigned bars, additional restrooms and elevators.