Date: 10/08/14 through 10/19/14
All Ages Address: 131 W. 55th St. - 212-581-1212 www.nycitycenter.org
The 11th annual two-week Festival at City Center consists of five unique programs (each program is repeated twice) and includes performances by Aakash Odedra Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Australian Ballet, BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, Black Grace, Brian Brooks Moving Company with Juilliard Dance, Company Sébastien Ramirez & Honji Wang, Lucinda Childs Dance Company, Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, Pontus Lidberg Dance, Rennie Harris Puremovement, Russell Maliphant/Sadler’s Wells London,San Francisco Ballet, Sara Mearns & Company, The Sarasota Ballet, Semperoper Ballett Dresden, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Vuyani Dance Theatre, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, and one more company to be announced.
Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.