Three of New York's most revered dance companies perform works both classic and new. Ailey II, ABT II, and TAYLOR 2.
OPENING NIGHT EVENT: Tues, April 13 at 7:30pm
For the opening night of the festival only, all three companies perform on one program.
April 14 & 21 at 7:30pm; April 17 at 2:00pm & 8:00pm; April 18 at 8:00pm; April 22 at 8:00pm
Renowned for combining vibrant spirit and elegant style, the company, under the artistic direction of Sylvia Waters, presents diverse repertory, including Christopher Huggins' Essence, Thang Dao's Echoes, and Carlos dos Santos' Proximity. Dance Chat: Wed, April 14.
April 15 & 23 at 8:00pm; April 24 at 2:00pm; April 25 at 7:30pm
The future stars of ABT take the stage in a program that includes Jerome Robbins' American masterpiece Interplay, classical pas de deux, and world premieres by Roger VanFleteren and Edwaard Liang. Dance Chat: Tue, April 20.
April 16 & 24 at 8:00pm; April 18 & 20 at 7:30pm; April 25 at 2:00pm
The company presents four masterworks from its remarkable repertoire. Aureole, one of the first modern dances to use music composed more than two centuries earlier, 3 Epitaphs, set to early New Orleans jazz, Company B, using Andrews Sisters' hits, and Esplanade, set to Bach Violin Concertos. Dance Chat: Tues, April 20.