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About Alvin Ailey

In celebration of their 60th anniversary, Ailey brings its first ever two-act ballet to the theatre for its Midwest premiere: Lazarus, co-commissioned by the Auditorium and created by renowned hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris, is inspired by company founder Alvin Ailey’s life and the racial inequities America faced when he founded the company in 1958 and still faces today. Other highlights include the Midwest premieres of Wayne McGregor’s Kairos and Jessica Lang’s EN, in addition to a full evening of timeless Ailey works. Each performance ends with Ailey’s signature work Revelations, an enduring masterpiece that has been an audience favorite since the company’s inception. Ailey’s annual performances are “always a highlight of the Chicago season” (Chicago Sun-Times) and “a Chicago dance tradition, if we ever had one” (Chicago Tribune).

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50 Ida B. Wells Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

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