On Feb. 25 at 7 pm, renowned dance ensemble Ailey II will take the stage at Door Community Auditorium (DCA) in Fish Creek. Earlier that day, at 12:30 pm, they will also offer a dance workshop at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door.
Ailey II is renowned worldwide for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the company embodies Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for people of all walks of life. Under the direction of artistic director Troy Powell since 2012, Ailey II continues to thrive. The New York Times wrote, “There’s nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II, the younger version of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.”
The dance workshop at Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door in Egg Harbor is free to adult and student dancers, but reservations are required. Call 920.868.2728 for more information.
Tickets range from $25 to $48, or $10 for students 18 and under. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made through the DCA box office, located at 3926 Highway 42 in Fish Creek. The box office is open 12-5 pm, Monday through Friday. Tickets can be purchased in person, by calling 920.868.2728 or online at dcauditorium.org.