In addition to bringing world-class entertainment to the stages at The Kentucky Center and the Brown Theatre on Broadway, our Kentucky Center Presents programming, education and development departments work together to share the gifts of our performers with the Louisville community.
Join us on May 19 at an open rehearsal in Whitney Hall! RSVP required to Tom Trudgeon, #562-0160, email@example.com . The Kentucky Center invites you to observe an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater rehearsal in Whitney Hall, Tuesday, May 19, from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. See how a dance piece is polished in preparation for public performance.
Follow this link for ticketing information for Ailey ADT 's May 19 and May 20 evening performances at The Kentucky Center.
The Kentucky Center is also taking Ailey dancers into Louisville schools and community centers.
ArtsReach Studio master class, Tuesday, May 19: As part of ongoing dance instruction in The Kentucky Center's ArtsReach Dance Studio Program, Ailey dancers Matthew Rushing and Antonio Douthit will conduct a modern technique workshop for ArtsReach on Tuesday, May 19th from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Todd Hall at The Kentucky Center. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is being extended to ArtsReach Dance Studios students instructed by Harlina Churn-Diallo and Portia White Mohammad, including programs at the Presbyterian Community Center, Chestnut Street YMCA, Lighthouse Community Center and the Shawnee Boys and Girls Club. The invitation has also been extended to youth dancers from Grace Divine liturgical dance group instructed by Shirley Desgranges. Insight Communications will film the class and conduct interviews with Ailey dancers, ArtsReach dance instructors and several dance students.
Youth Performing Arts School master class, Wednesday, May 20: Alvin Ailey ADT company members Renee Robinson and Guillermo Asca will instruct approximately 50 intermediate YPAS dance students in two simultaneous modern technique classes at YPAS on Wednesday, May 20 from 1:00 pm – 2:10 pm. The AAADT artists will teach a traditional Horton class.
Beauty, spirit, passion and hope know no bounds. That is the power of Ailey! We are thrilled to be able to share the excitement of Ailey ADT's 50th anniversary tour across our community through these activities.