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"Night Creature" Workshop with The Ailey Extension

"Night Creature" Workshop with The Ailey Extension

Company:

Ailey Extension

Location:

Ailey Extension

Dates:

Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tickets:

https://www.alvinailey.org/extension/workshops/nightcreature

Company:
Ailey Extension

Join world-renowned dancer and Ailey Extension instructor, Sarita Allen for a special workshop learning the choreography from Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature. Ms. Allen was a leading member of the Company and one of the original cast members in Night Creature, chosen by Alvin Ailey himself to perform the lead role.

Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature is a perfect fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music.  At once wistful and sassy, it beckons viewers into a nocturnal world populated by jazz babies and night owls.

Duke Ellington said that “night creatures, unlike stars, do not come OUT at night­—they come ON, each thinking that, before the night is out, he or she will be the star.”

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