Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary New York City Center 2018

Alvin Ailey celebrates its 60th Anniversary with a series of premieres by acclaimed choreographers.

Alvin Ailey New York City Center 2018

Ailey’s 60th Anniversary Season is at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan from November 28 – December 30, 2018.

The season features several Company premieres.

  • Rennie Harris brings Lazarus, based on the life and legacy of Alvin Ailey. It is the Company’s first two-act composition.
  • Ronald K. Brown mixes modern and African dance in The Call.
  • Wayne McGregor presents the Company premiere of his contemporary ballet Kairos.
  • Jessica Lang provides EN, her first piece for Ailey

60th Anniversary Gala

Alvin Ailey’s 60th Anniversary Gala is in the Grand Ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown on opening night Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7 pm. From $2,000

Proceeds benefit new choreography, Ailey School scholarships and Ailey educational programs for children.

Gala Co-Chairs

  • Emily & Len Blavatnik
  • Paulette & Howard Bradnock
  • Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach
  • Joan & Sandy Weill
  • Patricia & Philip Laskawy are Vice Chairs

Purchase Gala tickets at

Alvin Ailey New York City Center 2018 Tickets

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, September 4 at 12 noon.

There are no handling fees for tickets purchased at the box office. There is a $6.75 per ticket fee for tickets to one performance, or $20 per order when ordering tickets for two or more performances at the same time.

Student Tickets

$15 Student Tickets are available at the Box Office from 12 noon to curtain time on the day of the show (except November 28 – 29 and December 30). On ticket per valid student ID. Subject to availability.

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