Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center’s Principal Dance Company and America’s cultural ambassador to the world, launches a much-anticipated 65th anniversary season at its New York City Center “home” from November 29 – December 31; followed by a 2024 United States tour reaching more than 20 cities. The engagement features world premiere of Me, Myself and You by former Ailey company member Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish and CENTURY from the versatile Amy Hall Garner— the first awardee of a new Ailey Artist in Residence program. New productions throughout the season include Ronald K. Brown’sDancing Spirit, Alonzo King’s Following the Subtle Current UpstreamJamar Roberts’s Ode, and Hans van Manen’s Solo. A dozen works by Alvin Ailey will be represented, including highlights programs of Ailey Classics and Ailey & Jazz with live music. Mr. Ailey’s must-see masterpiece Revelations will be performed throughout the season, with soul-stirring live music on the opening night and first weekend.

Performances begin with a one-night-only Opening Night Gala honoring Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison in her 80th year, featuring a pièce d’occasion for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in collaboration with Tony®, Emmy®, and GRAMMY® Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actress, singer, author, producer, and the evening’s Honorary Chair Cynthia Erivo.


Photo Credits: Dario Calmese