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The Joan Weill Center for Dance

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405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
212-405-9000 https://www.alvinailey.org/choreography-unlocked-festival/events

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October 2018

Choreography Unlocked Festival

October 15, 2018 @ 12:00 am
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The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents the Choreography Unlocked Festival as part of the “Ailey Ascending” 60th Anniversary celebration. Building on the success of the New Directions Choreography Lab, created by artistic director Robert Battle in 2011, the festival will include performances of works by NDCL alumni Camille A. Brown, Juel D. Lane, and Netta Yerushalmy, panel discussions featuring leaders from the arts world, and a master class led by Robert Battle. Choreography Unlocked Festival Details: Friday, October 12 •…

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April 2019

The Global Impact of Alvin Ailey Legacy Panel

April 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$25

Ailey Extension presents The Global Impact of Alvin Ailey Legacy Panel on Monday, April 29 at 7:30pm at the Joan Weill Center for Dance. Moderated by Ailey II Artistic Director Emerita Sylvia Waters, panelists and former Ailey stars George Faison, Linda Kent, and Renee Rose will share their personal stories, experiences, and lessons that Mr. Ailey rooted in his dancers and his ability to reveal emotions in a way that teach us something about ourselves. During Alvin Ailey American Dance…

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May 2019

Guest Artist Series: Darrell Grand Moultrie Workshop

May 9 @ 7:30 pm
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$30

Darrell Grand Moultrie has established himself as one of America's most diverse and sought-after choreographers and master teachers. A recipient of the Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award, he is one of the few choreographers simultaneously working in theatre, modern dance, ballet, and commercial dance. On May 9, dancers of all levels and backgrounds are invited to an exciting workshop with Darrell Grand Moultrie just weeks before Ailey’s 32 extraordinary dancers perform his world premiere – and company debut – during…

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Cheikh Tairou M’Baye West African Dance and Drum Workshop

May 25 - May 26
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$20

Join Ailey Extension as we celebrate the legacy of Cheikh Tairou M’Baye with traditional West African Dance and Drum workshops on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 at the Joan Weill Center for Dance – New York’s largest building dedicated to dance and the home of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Each day, dancers of all levels and backgrounds are invited to share rich heritage and powerful cultural experiences with renowned African dance instructors and master drummers during various…

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June 2019

“Love is Love” Cardio Dance Party with Matthew Johnson Harris

June 15 @ 12:30 pm
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$30

Designed for beginners with no dance experience, participants will pop, lock, and tone the body to music from the biggest LGBTQ icons of the past fifty years in a dance party that will make them forget they’re working out.

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All Styles Vogue Workshop with Cesar Valentino

June 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$25

All levels vogue workshop will focus on vogue basics, classic and current trends in runway modeling. This class is designed to give the students a better understanding of vogue fundamentals, pop dip and spin with grace and precision. Students will learn the moves and the history from a ballroom vogue icon with 36 years of vogue dancing experience. The workshop will also cover traditional jazz class warm-ups, across the floor exercises, flexibility, strength and core training. For the runway portion…

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July 2019

Vogue/Stretch Workshop with Legendary Father Renaldo Maurice Tisci

July 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
$25

Celebrated Ailey dancer and legendary Father Renaldo Maurice Tisci will lead dancers of all levels and backgrounds through the basics of vogue in this culturally rich and stylized workshop. Unifying both worlds, Renaldo will incorporate the technique of ballet, Horton, West African and Jazz into his vogue language and movement style. Renaldo is an active ballroom participant of the NY/NJ legendary Father Of The Impeccable Haus of Tisci. Gaining mainstream exposure through documentary film "Paris is Burning" and embraced by…

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