Ailey II

The Next Generation of Dance

Troy Powell, Artistic Director


(Wednesday Evening Performance)

The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, the critically-acclaimed company presents

vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by today’s outstanding emerging choreographers.



Choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie
Music by Various Artists
Costume design by Mark Eric Rodriguez
Lighting design by Lauren Parrish


Choreography by Juel D. Lane
Assistant to the choreographer: Krystal Mackie
Music by Various Artists
Costume design by Jarrod Barnes
Lighting design by David Palmer


Choreography by Renee I. McDonald
Music by Audiomachine
Costume design by Taylor S. Barnett
Lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker

Presented by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey. We inspire what’s possible through diversity and dance.


"The Next Generation of Dance Ailey II. Troy Powell, Artistic Dancer." Dancers performing on stage

Photo by Kyle Froman


Calendar Thursday April 05, 2018

Clock 7:30 PM

The Folly Theater at Night


The Folly Theater

300 West 12th Street

Kansas City, MO 64105

Ticket Office 816.474.4444