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Ailey II, ‘second to none,’ bringing dance to Vilar Performing Arts Center

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Ailey II is a renowned dance group known for innovative performances across the globe. The dancers come to Beaver Creek's Vilar Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 15.

BEAVER CREEK — Coming to the Vilar Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, are the talented dancers of Ailey II. They will light up the stage in Beaver Creek.

General admission ticket prices for the show are $58 for adults and $25 for students. Tickets are available at the Vilar Center box office, by calling 970-845-8497 or visiting http://www.vilar pac.org. The Vilar Center is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village.

World Tour

As "the next generation of dance," the acclaimed 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, this critically-acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally.

The Ailey spirit will shine in Beaver Creek as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey's timeless classics and thrilling new works by today's emerging choreographers. The Vilar Center program will include choreography by Jae Man Joo, Marcus Jarrell Willis and Bridget L. Moore.

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Dance Magazine calls Ailey II "second to none," and The New York Times declares, "There's nothing like an evening spent with Ailey II, the younger version of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater."

Ailey II's 2017-18 season will reach audiences in dozens of cities across the globe, including a New York engagement from March 14-25 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation's mission is to further the pioneering vision of the choreographer, dancer and cultural leader Alvin Ailey by building an extended cultural community which provides dance performances, training and education, and community programs for all people.

If you go …

What: Ailey II performs.

Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek.

When: Thursday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $58 for adults, $25 for adults.

More information: Visit http://www.vilarpac.org.