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Chancellor’s Evening with Ailey II

The Next Generation of Dance

On Nov. 5, the Baton Rouge Community College Foundation, Inc (BRCC Foundation) will present “Chancellor’s Evening with Ailey II” at 5 p.m. in the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, located on BRCC’s Mid City campus. Proceeds from the event will benefit the BRCC Foundation.

A promo code has been established for BRCC employees: BRCCF
The code will expire September 10 at 6:30 p.m. Sales open to the public on Sept. 11

About Ailey II

Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people. Under the direction of Sylvia Waters from 1974 to 2012, Ailey II flourished into one of the most popular modern dance companies, combining a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs.

dancerWith Artistic Director Troy Powell at the helm, Ailey II continues to thrive as he brings a fresh dimension to this company. Dance Magazine calls Ailey II “second to none,” and The New York Times declares,  

Ailey II continues to win unmatched critical praise for its residencies at major colleges and universities as well as its visits to elementary, middle and high schools across the United States. The Company has received numerous honors, awards and proclamations in recognition of its community outreach. 

Event Schedule

November 5, 2017 | Magnolia Performing Arts Atrium
5 p.m. Reception Food and Music in the elegantly transformed Magnolia Atrium. Gala ticket holders and sponsors
6 p.m. Alumni Recognition and *Pop-Up Dance Performances Gala ticket holders and sponsors
6:30 p.m.  Ailey II Performance Reserved seating for Gala ticket holders   

For more information about The Baton Rouge Community College Foundation, Inc. (BRCC Foundation), click here.