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Panorama of American Modern Dance in the Compositions of Ailey II


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16th Vilnius Festival is dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the European Festivals Association (EFA)

Opening Concert. Panorama of American Modern Dance in the Compositions of Ailey II
Modern Dance Company AILEY II (USA)

SYLVIA WATERS – Artistic Director
Troy Powell – Artistic Director - Designate

"Reference Point“ (2011; choreographer Troy Powell)
"Echoes“ (2008; choreographer Thang Dao)
"Revelations“ (1960; choreographer Alvin Ailey)

New York-based modern dance company AILEY II was formed in 1974 as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre studio involving the most talented young dancers from Ailey school. Alvin Ailey (1931–1989), a legendary African-American dancer and choreographer, the founder of the aforementioned dance theatre (1958), is now and then dubbed a revolutionary of the 20th-century modern dance. Today AILEY II is one of the leading American dance companies merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding choreographers (Alvin Ailey, Talley Beatty, George Faison, Lar Lubovitch, Robert Battle, Kyle Abraham, Thang Dao, etc.).

Partner of the concert – Embassy of the United States, Vilnius, Lithuania