Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has announced that, on Thursday, October 22 at 7pm, audiences across USA will be able to enjoy Ailey’s big screen debut, as part of “Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.”
The film will be presented by Fathom Events and Lincoln Center, and shown on approximately 400 screens across the country.
Filmed before a live audience during Ailey’s recent Lincoln Center season, the film includes audience favorites "Chroma" by Wayne McGregor, "Grace" by Ronald K. Brown, "Takademe" by Robert Battle, and of course, Alvin Ailey’s American masterpiece "Revelations."
The film is directed for the screen by Matthew Diamond and features a rare look behind the scenes and exclusive interviews with the artists.
Tickets are available at FathomEvents.com and at participating theater box offices.
Led by Robert Battle in his fifth season as Artistic Director, Ailey closes 2015 with its 45th consecutive season at New York City Center from December 2, 2015 – January 3, 2016. The Company will present world premieres, new productions, and Ailey classics. The season continues in 2016 with a 20-city North American tour from February 2 – May 6, launched by a gala at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, February 2.
For more information, visit alvinailey.org.