Wednesday, March 22 | 7:30PM; Thursday, March 23 | 7:30PM; Friday, March 24 | 7:30PM; Saturday, March 25 | 2PM & 8PM; Sunday, March 26 | 3PM

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s performances at the Auditorium Theatre have been an annual Chicago tradition for 47 years. Experience the magic and power of this diverse company led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, in a repertory that blends ballet, modern dance, jazz, and African dance techniques. See exquisite new works as well as Revelations, a cultural treasure beloved by generations of fans. “Movement that’ll move you. Plenty of reasons to see Ailey: the slew of thought-provoking new work and perennial favorites [that] feel especially relevant right now.” (New York Magazine)

Phone: 312.341.2300 | Box Office: 50 E Congress Pkwy
Groups of 10+ are available now. | Subscription Info

Please note: Artists, programs, and dates are subject to change. Ticket prices may change due to demand.

Program A: Deep, Walking Mad, Ella, Revelations
Dates: 3/22 @ 7:30PM, 3/25 @ 8PM

Program B: r-Evolution, Dream., Masekela Langage, After the Rain Pas de Deux, Revelations
Dates: 3/23 @ 7:30PM

Program C: The Winter in Lisbon, Untitled America, In/Side, Revelations
Dates: 3/24 @ 7:30PM

Program D: The Winter in Lisbonr-Evolution, Dream.Revelations
Dates: 3/25 @ 2PM, 3/26 @ 3PM


Auditorium Theatre’s Ailey Circle
Co-Chairs Michelle T. Boone and Theaster Gates
A Private Reception with Robert Battle,
Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 6-8PM
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Revelations Wednesday
Wednesday, March 22 @ 5:30PM
Take a workshop with an Alvin Ailey dancer and learn to move like them! This $5 workshop can be added to your ticket order using the promo code REVELATIONS. Patrons must purchase a full price ticket for the March 22 performance in order to add the workshop.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Student Matinees
Thursday, March 23 @ 11AM :: Friday, March 24 @ 11AM
K-12 groups of 10 or more are welcome at our one-hour Student Matinee performance which is designed for field trips and to enhance learning in the classroom. Includes a FREE Classroom Companion that will guide your students in preparing for the performances. Great for social studies and language arts classes. Click here to learn more about student matinees.

Revel with us at the Ailey Reveler Party!
Thursday, March 23 @ 6PM :: PERFORMANCE @ 7:30PM
Patrons ages 21-45 are invited to a pre-show party to mix, mingle, and connect with other young theatre goers. This subscription includes light bites from Troquet, 2 drinks tickets for beer or wine, and a main floor seat in the back orchestra! Learn More.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Dance Master Class
Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8:15-9:45AM | Reserve Spot
Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 10-11:30AM | Reserve Spot
Study with the professionals performing on our stage!  Company members from our International and “Made in Chicago” Dance Series lead master class workshops for students and adults, allowing dancers to work with the masters as they learn the technique and styles performed throughout our season. Master Classes are 90 minutes long and are taught at an intermediate-advanced level, recommended for dancers with previous formal training (at school or in a studio setting).


This presentation is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from Illinois Arts Council and the Crane Group.