location

Roosevelt University, 50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Poster
play videos
1

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating
Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $185

March 4 - 8, 2020

With 60 years of tradition, this is one show you don't want to miss.

Why See Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater?

BalletDance & Ballet

Celebrating 60 Years!

Designated by Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world', it's been 60 years since Alvin Ailey and his group of African-American dancers performed for the very first time at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Since then, they've established themselves as one of the most eclectic and diverse dance companies in America.

Helmed by Robert Battle since 2011, who has has been praised by The New York Times for having 'injected the company with new life', the company's performances are a whirlwind of spectacularly choreographed dances, ballet and jazz side by side with the rumba. The subject of the pieces are a uniquely African American ruminations on the grand sweep of history and our place within it.

show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 4 March 2020

Audience

Suitable for ages 8+

Run time

Depending on the program shown

About Chicago-Theater.com: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Wed, Mar 4

-

$185

Thu, Mar 5

-

$185

Fri, Mar 6

-

$185

Sat, Mar 7

$185

Sun, Mar 8

-

$185

View all times and dates

What you thought

4 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

4.5 star rating

Dorothy: “Exhilirating & Inspiring”

This was my first experience of an Alvin Ailey performance and I was thrilled... more

Michelle: “Theatrical Phenomenon ”

There performance is the highlight of my year. Culturally stimulating and... more

Read all reviews Write a review

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Auditorium Theatre.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Open Run

Hamilton

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

This is one time where all the hype and hoopla is not only justified, but doesn't come close to suggesting the grandeur of the work on stage. A Triumph.

Until Jul 14, 2019

Ms. Blakk for President

Inspired by the true story of America's first black drag queen presidential candidate

Until Jun 9, 2019

Hamlet

Maurice Jones stars as Shakespeare's Danish prince

Please note: The term Auditorium Theatre and/or Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Auditorium Theatre and/or Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Auditorium Theatre and/or Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.