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2022-2023 56th Season

Ailey II

Ailey II -February 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

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Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early-career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded by Alvin Ailey, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people. Since its 1974 inception, Ailey II has flourished into one of the most popular modern dance companies, combining a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs.

“The entire company looks terrific. Clearly, the future is theirs.” -The New York Times

“….the exquisitely rehearsed dancers of Ailey II possess mature mastery of style.” -Newark Star-Ledger

“…athleticism, boundless energy and constant connection to music and lyrics created a visually stunning, emotionally uplifting performance and brought the audience to its feet.” -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Second to none.” -Dance Magazine

“Off-the-charts energy.” -The New Yorker

Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Times-Union Center)
300 Water Street
Jacksonville FL 32202

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