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AILEY II
GCA FY19
AILEY II

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974, the company last appeared at the Gallo Center in its inaugural season. It embodies Alvin Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people. Led by artistic director Troy Powell since 2012, Ailey II continues to thrive as he brings a fresh dimension to this beloved company.

TRACKS
(2018)
Choreography by Uri Sands
Music by Various Artists*
Costume design by Zinda Williams
Lighting design by Burke Brown

The Company

*  “Let Your Hammer Ring” by Big Louisiana, Willy Rafus, and Arthur Davis from the album Prison Worksongs, published by Arhoolie Records
    “Message in Our Music” by the The O'Jays from the album Message in the Music, published – 1976 Assorted Music Inc. D/B/A Philadelphia International
    “A Prayer” by The O'Jays from the album Message in the Music, published – 1976 Assorted Music Inc. D/B/A Philadelphia International
    “Desire Me” by The O'Jays from the album Message in the Music, published – 1976 Assorted Music Inc. D/B/A Philadelphia International
    “Stairway to Heaven” by The O'Jays from the album The Ultimate O'Jays, published by Sony Music Entertainment, Inc

-INTERMISSION-

EBB AND FLOW
(2018)
Choreography by Troy Powell
Music by Samuel Barber – David Parry and the London Philharmonic Orchestra*
Costume design by Taylor S. Barnett
Lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker

Corrin Rachelle Mitchell, Leonardo Brito

*  “Adagio for Strings, Op. 11a” by Samuel Barber- David Parry and the London Philharmonic Orchestra from the album The 50 Darkest Pieces of Classical Music, published by X5Music Group

-Pause-

FLOCK
(2004)
Choreography by Robert Battle
Restaged by Erika Pujic
Music by Evelyn Glennie*
Costume Redesign by Taylor S Barnett
Original Costume design by Mia McSwain
Lighting design by Burke Wilmore

Kyle H. Martin, Grace Bergonzi, Antuan Byers, Alisha Rena Peek,
Ariana Salerno, Marcus Williams, Marcel Wilson, Jr.

*  “Marimba Spirituals” performed by Minoru Miki from the album Evelyn Glennie: Her Greatest Hits, published by BMG Music
    “Matre's Dance” performed by John Psathas from the album Evelyn Glennie: Her Greatest Hits, published by BMG Music

-INTERMISSION-

WHERE THERE ARE TONGUES
(2018)
Choreography by Bradley Shelver
Music by Lo Còr De La Plana
Costume design by Mark Eric Rodriguez
Lighting design by Josh Monroe

Fanfarneta: The Company
L’enfant de Dieu: The Men
La Vièlha: The Women
Jorns de Mai: Arianna Salerno, Marcus Williams
Farandola:The Company
La Libertat: Grace Bergonzi, Antuan Byers, Kyle H. Martin, Alisha Rena Peek
La Noviota: The Company

*  “Fanfarneta,” “La Viélha,” “Jorns De Mai,” “La Noviota” from the album Tant Demain, published by Compagnie Du Lamparo
    “L'enfant De Dieu” from the album Lo Còr De La Plana: Es Lo Titre, published by Nordsud
    “Farandola Dei Baris,” “La Libertat” from the album Marcha!, published by Compagnie Du Lamparo

Sat 2/23/19 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


CREATIONS - TRIPLE BILL
CWB FY19
CREATIONS - TRIPLE BILL

CREATIONS, CHOREOGRAPHY IN AMERICA

A fantastic repertory program that has dazzled audiences since 2009, Creations, Choreography in America comes back to the Gallo Center with an array of contemporary and innovative ballets by renowned choreographers, as well as powerful works specifically choreographed for Central West Ballet dancers.

This year’s Creations includes three original works. Summer Rhapsody is a ballet drawing on summer memories at the coast depicted by images painted on a canvas of contemporary dance. Beneath Existence is a cutting edge work that juxtaposes a minimalist style of dance with grand scale choreography. A Parisian in New York is a new Broadway style ballet that is an inventive homage to movies like An American in Paris, complete with an original score. Above all, Creations is a mesmerizing showcase for the beauty and power of CWB’s talented dancers.

Photo: Milano Photography

Fri 3/22/19 7:30PM Foster Family Theater
Sat 3/23/19 7:30PM Foster Family Theater


THE SECRET GARDEN
CWB FY19
THE SECRET GARDEN

The beloved children's classic story comes to life in all its glory! A stunning ballet by renowned Choreographer and Director Ronn Guidi, The Secret Garden will enchant the whole family!

Sat 5/18/19 2:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater
Sun 5/19/19 2:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater