World renowned dance company Ailey II to perform at Texas Tech - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

World renowned dance company Ailey II to perform at Texas Tech

Ailey II dance company (Provided by Alvin Ailey Dance Theater) Ailey II dance company (Provided by Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Texas Tech Presidential Lecture and Performance series will begin the spring 2012 semester with a performance by the New York Ailey II in the Allen Theatre on February 17 at 7 p.m.

Ailey II is a world renowned dance company winning rave reviews and selling out shows in North America, as well as the annual New York seasons. They'll be stopping in Lubbock as part of a 32-city domestic and international tour.

The group is directed by Sylvia Waters, a former member of Ailey II, and artistic director Troy Powell. The dancers are chosen from promising scholarship students of the Ailey School, located in New York.  

Admission is $15 at any select-A-Seat location and students receive one free ticket with a valid student ID.

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