Dr. Phillips Center Presents

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 22 & 23, 2022 | Steinmetz Hall | 7:30 p.m.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

February 22 & 23, 2022 | Steinmetz Hall | 7:30 p.m.

Alvin Ailey health & safety protocols:

All guests attending Alvin Ailey will be required to show a negative covid test result or, alternatively, proof of vaccination.


Face coverings are required at all times—when you arrive, moving/standing/sitting throughout the building, at your seats, in restrooms and when you leave.

Dr. Phillips Center Health & Safety Protocols

The Dr. Phillips Center is proud to present this show in our Freedom Series, supported by TD Bank—celebrating African American artists and showcasing diverse performing arts.

“The name Alvin Ailey is synonymous with contemporary American dance.” – The Toronto Star

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.

The Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents, as well as millions more through television broadcasts, film screenings, and online platforms. Today, the Company continues Mr. Ailey's mission by presenting important works of the past and commissioning new ones. In all, more than 235 works by over 90 choreographers have been part of the Ailey company’s repertory.

Before his untimely death in 1989, Alvin Ailey named Judith Jamison as his successor, and over the next 21 years, she brought the Company to unprecedented success. Ms. Jamison, in turn, personally selected Robert Battle to succeed her in 2011, and The New York Times declared he “has injected the company with new life.”

Prices, shows, artists, dates and times are subject to change at any time without notice. The views and opinions expressed within this show are those of the artist(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Dr. Phillips Center.

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