The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. They will perform at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. It is free and open to the public, but tickets must be picked up at the theatre or online at peoplesbanktheatre.com.
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.
These events have been funded by the Frederica G. Esbenshade Memorial Fund, which provides annual income for the purpose of bringing lectures, performing artists or programs of diverse nature to the campus for public appearances. The endowed fund was established in 1980 by Harry H. Esbenshade, Sr. and Harry H. Esbenshade, Jr., husband and son, respectively, of the late Mrs. Esbenshade of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. All events are free and open to the public.