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September 14, 2017

Ailey II’s Dancers Take The Grunin Center Stage - October 13 at 8:00 Pm

The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College proudly presents Ailey II, “The Next Generation of Dance,” on Friday, October 13 at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage at Grunin Center. Tickets: $45-$39.

Ailey II is universally celebrated 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 embodies Alvin Ailey’s pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.

The Grunin Center Main Stage is located in Building #12 of the Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, NJ. Please use Parking Lot #2.

Upcoming Dance Performances include:

·   Feb 10, 8pm – Bollywood Boulevard. Tickets: $39-$35.

·   Mar 21, 7:30pm – Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope. Tickets: $43-$33.

Purchase Tickets online http://grunincenter.org, call 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Prices, dates, times, performers, and shows are subject to change.

END NOTE: Visit http://pressroom.alvinailey.org/ailey-ii for hi-res photos / video download of Ailey II.

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