Ailey II hosts dance class Oct. 19

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Ailey II, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's guest company for its 2013-2014 Ballet Season, will teach a master class for intermediate/advanced dancers as a part of its mini-residency in Baton Rouge.

The open-to-the public class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Dancers' Workshop.

Ailey II is universally renowned 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.

Along with the master class, the highly acclaimed group of modern dancers returns to the River Center Theatre, after enchanting local audiences in 2009, for a special one-night-only performance featuring Alvin Ailey's award-winning work, "Revelations."

This performance Sunday, Oct 20, 2013, at 7 p.m., is sure to captivate the city once again. Tickets to the performance can be purchased through the Ballet office, 225-766-8379, or on Ticketmaster.

The master class, taught by members of the highly acclaimed company, will be from 10:30 a.m. - noon. Cost of attendance is $20. Advanced registration is recommended.

For more information contact Nicole Naquin or Will Bove at 225.766.8379 or via email at nicole@batonrougeballet.org or will@batonrougeballet.org.