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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Jones Hall

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the most legendary dance companies in the United States with nearly sixty years of performances, will return to Houston on April 23rd and 24th in Jones Hall, presented by the Society for the Performing Arts.

See for yourself why this extraordinary company is hailed as America’s cultural ambassador to the world. From the pulse-racing thrill of contemporary favorites to the spirit-lifting joy of beloved classics, these magnificent dancers offer something for every taste.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jacqueline Green, Akua Parker and Glenn Allen Sims. Photo by Andrew

Photo by Andrew Eccles

Closing the program, of course, will be Alvin Ailey’s iconic masterpiece, Revelations, called “one of the great works of the human spirit” by The New York Times. Do not miss this blend of renowned classics and modern works when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Jones Hall.

Performances of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be on Saturday, April 23rd, at 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 24th, at 3:00 p.m.

 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Glenn Allen Sims. Photo by Andrew Eccles_02

Photo by Andrew Eccles

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is sponsored by HEB, Reliant, United Airlines, CAMAC, Houstonian Lite, KPMG, and the Tudor Family Foundation.

Tickets range from $28-$118 and can be purchased online at http://www.spahouston.org, by phone at 713-227-4SPA or at the courtyard level ticket office at Jones Hall located at 615 Louisiana St. Hours of operation: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday. For groups of 15 or more call 713-632-8113. Prices are subject to change.

 

 

About Society for the Performing Arts

Founded in 1966, Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) is the largest independent non-profit presenting organization in the Southwest. Since its inception, SPA has sponsored more than 1,000 performances of the world’s finest music, dance and theater events, in adherence to the belief that the arts are fundamental to the overall enrichment and quality of life within the community. In addition to presenting artists, SPA seeks to provide a variety of learning experiences for adults and children through master classes, lectures and special student performances, as well as build relationships between the performing arts and other interests within the greater Houston area and throughout the state of Texas.

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