A Never-Before-Seen Inside Look at Alvin Ailey Dance’s Rehearsal for Victoria

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Watch as choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano creates his latest work for Alvin Ailey’s City Center season.
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LIVE from inside Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater studios

Posted by Playbill on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

On November 14, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater welcomed Playbill to its midtown Manhattan rehearsal studio to watch as Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez Sansano set movement on the dancers of the acclaimed company.

As part of Alvin Ailey’s upcoming City Center season, Sansano will present a new work, Victoria, beginning December 1.

Read More: WHAT’S COMING NEXT FOR ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER’S 2017 CITY CENTER SEASON

If you’ve ever wondered how dance gets made, look no further than the video above as we watch the dancers experiment and rehearse the brand-new piece. Plus, Artistic Director Robert Battle tells us how he chose the season’s choreographers, including Company member Jamar Roberts and Tony winner Twyla Tharp.

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