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  • K'Arts Ballet of Korea - Song of The Mermaid

    Oct 20 - 21, 2018

  • Balanchine

    Oct 31 - Nov 4, 2018

  • A Chorus Line

    Nov 14 - 18, 2018

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - 60th Anniversary Gala

    Nov 28, 2018

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

    Nov 30 - Dec 30, 2018

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K'Arts Ballet of Korea - Song of The Mermaid

October 20 - 21, 2018

The bittersweet tale of literature's most famous aquatic princess is brought to life in this marvelous original production from K'Arts Ballet of Korea, making their North American debut this fall. Choreographed by Sunhee Kim and set to a score by Hana Ryou, the story of Hans Christan Anderson's little mermaid is explored anew in a confection of fantasy, romance, and tragedy. So join K'Arts as they take you beneath the waves into an underwater realm of wonder and spectacle that'll enrapture the whole family.

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Balanchine

October 31 - November 4, 2018

Balanchine: The City Center Years celebrates the late balletmasters' immeasurable impact on the New York City Ballet and influence on modern ballet. The show sees eight leading ballet companies from all over the world perform in celebration of the iconic choreographer Balanchine.

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A Chorus Line

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November 14 - 18, 2018

A Chorus Line shines a light on the ensemble; the fear, struggle and emotion that is behind every anonymous face in the crowd. Through a mixture of dramatic performance and a confessional score, Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban's landmark musical follows 17 hopeful dancers as they audition for a show, some looking for their big break, just a job, or some on their very last chance.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - 60th Anniversary Gala

November 28, 2018

The famed dance company begin their new season with special one night only performance, which will feature the premiere of a new multimedia piece, alongside Ailey's Revelations performed in full.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

November 30 - December 30, 2018

Designated by Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world', it's been 57 years since Alvin Ailey and his group of African-American dancers performed for the very first time at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. This Winter season is packed full of premieres and returning favorites.

New York City Center Mainstage

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New York City Center, 131 West 55th St, New York, NY 10019

  • Year opened: 1943
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The New York City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center and now accommodates many performing arts companies, such as City Center's Principal Dance Company and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. It also hosts many other national and international artists. The company hosts a variety of workshops that are popular with families, seniors and schools. The New York City Center's Mainstage has 2,257 seats.

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