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Alvin Ailey's December 4th Opening Night Gala at New York City Center‏

Alvin Ailey's December 4th Opening Night Gala at New York City Center‏

Company:

Alvin Ailey Dance Company

Location:

New York City Center: 131 W. 55th St. btwn 6th & 7th

Dates:

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 6:15pm

Tickets:

RSVP: EHAWKINS@ALVINAILEY.ORG

Company:
Alvin Ailey Dance Company

Photo © Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Alicia Graf Mack & Vernard J. Gilmore in Wayne McGregor's Chroma.  Photo by Paul Kolnik

 

OPENING NIGHT GALA BENEFIT
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

 
A Magical Night Featuring Performances of Chroma and Revelations
 Grammy Award-Winning Icon Quincy Jones and Actress Gabrielle Union Serve as Honorary Chairs
 Festive Gala Party at Hilton New York


WHO:
HONORARY CHAIRS: Quincy Jones & Gabrielle Union
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Robert Battle
    GALA CO-CHAIRS: Simin Allison & in memory, Herb Allison, Kathryn & Kenneth Chenault,
Daria L. Foster & Erich J. Wallach, Agnes & Gerald Hassell, Debra L. Lee, and Joan & Sandy Weill.
GUESTS INCLUDE:  (Additional notable names will be added as the date draws nearer)
Tyra Banks
Kenneth Chenault
Carmen de Lavallade
Taye Diggs
Efraim Grinberg
Bruce S. Gordon
Judith Jamison
Debra L. Lee
Spike Lee
Terry Lundgren
Harry Macklowe
David E. Monn
Rachel Roy
Daryl & Steven Roth
Marcus Samuelsson
Gabrielle Union
Sanford Weill
Elaine Wynn
 
 
WHAT:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s five-week New York engagement launches with an Opening Night Gala benefit.  The celebration begins with a one-night-only performance and ends with a party in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton New York (1335 6th Ave between 53rd and 54th Streets) attended by prominent figures in the worlds of entertainment, business, philanthropy and politics.
 
WHEN/WHERE:
OPENING NIGHT GALA PERFORMANCE: (New York City Center 131 W. 55th St. btwn 6th & 7th)
 
6:15pm –Red carpet arrivals
7:00pm – Performance: Wayne McGregor’s Chroma and Alvin Ailey’s timeless masterpiece, Revelations.

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