Ailey II at The Ailey Citigroup Theater & Free Dance Classes

By 2/24/2023 01:46:00 PM

Ailey II, the renowned second company to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to The Ailey Citigroup Theater, for a highly anticipated two-week season—featuring 14 exhilarating performances from March 22- April 2.

Ailey II at The Ailey Citigroup Theater & Free Dance Classes
photo credit: Ailey II 2023 Season Image. Meagan King and Travon M. Williams. Photo by Nir Arieli

The gifted ensemble of rising stars will treat audiences to two dynamic programs, Poetic Motion and Empowered, spotlighting works by founder Alvin Ailey, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle, William Forsythe, Francesca Harper, Andrea Miller, and former Ailey Company member Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish.

All programs are approximately 90 minutes, including two intermissions

Poetic Motion:
Alleluia/ The Lark Ascending/ MediAcation / Enemy in the Figure

Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 24 at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 26 at 3pm
Sunday, March 26 at 7:30pm
Thursday, March 30 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 1 at 2pm
Saturday, April 1 at 7:30pm

Psūkhe / Enemy in the Figure / Freedom Series

Thursday, March 23 at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 25 at 2pm
Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 29 at 7:30pm
Friday, March 31 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 2 at 3pm
Sunday, April 2 at 7:30pm

Tickets are on sale now starting at $59 and can be purchased by phone at 212-405-9082 or online at -

Founded in 1974 as a bridge between The Ailey School and the professional dance world, the company embodies Alvin Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

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Dance FREE at Ailey Extension

Let Ailey II’s performances inspire you to get moving this spring for FREE in one of Ailey Extension’s “real classes for real people.”

Ailey’s Ticket to Dance promotion gives new and returning students a chance to trade their performance ticket for a complimentary dance or fitness class of their choice.

With over 50 classes a week available in-studio and online in a wide variety of techniques such as hip-hop, ballet, West African, NY Style Mambo, Pilates, and Horton—the signature technique seen in many of Alvin Ailey’s classic works—Ailey Extension makes dance accessible to people of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.

Ticket holders for Ailey II’s 2023 New York engagement have until July 31, 2023 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

To view the schedule of classes, visit -

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