KANSAS CITY FRIENDS OF ALVIN AILEY PRESENTS
THE NEXT GENERATION OF DANCE
TROY POWELL ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
APRIL 5-7, 2018
C. Stephen Metzler Hall at the Folly Theater.
The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.
“The future is theirs.” -The New York Times
“Off-the-charts energy.”-The New Yorker
“The dancers proved indefatigable, virtuosic and relentlessly sexy.”-Los Angeles Times
“Second to none.”-Dance Magazine
Ailey II is sponsored in part by the Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts.