Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - City Parks Foundation


  • Brooklyn
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Free
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
In Association with the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation

Saturday, July 23, 2022

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm)

Coney Island Amphitheater

3052 W 21st St, Brooklyn, NY 11224

View the program here.

Tickets or RSVPs are not required to attend this FREE performance and admission is first come first serve.

The Coney Island Amphitheater is a covered outdoor venue.

Join us at 3pm at the Amphitheater for a FREE, All-Ages West African Dance Workshop, hosted by the Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs. No RSVP needed. More information here

Since astounding the audience at a legendary 1958 performance at the 92nd Street Y, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has gone on to reach an estimated 25 million people on six continents, earning recognition by Congress as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world.” For over a decade, Artistic Director Robert Battle has been leading the company in exciting directions, building upon a legacy of performances that inspire all in a universal celebration of the human spirit using the African American cultural experience and the modern dance tradition.

Rules at the Coney Island Amphitheater:

The following is a representative list of items NOT permitted inside the campus. The venue reserves the right to prohibit additional items as necessary.

  • Outside food or beverages (including alcohol)
  • Bottles, cans, or coolers
  • Weapons
  • Pets (with the exception of registered service animals)
  • Audio/Video recording devices

Personal cameras are allowed in the venue. Flash photography, video and removable lens cameras are not permitted without venue approval.

Clear Bag Policy

New Clear bag policy in effect at Coney Island Amphitheater. To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, Live Nation has implemented a clear bag policy. The venue will allow clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bags no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ and/or small clutch bags (4.5″x 6.5″). Clear bags will be available for purchase on the boardwalk and the box office, if needed.

If you must bring a bag larger than what is outlined below, such as a knapsack, be prepared for a thorough search by a member of our security team. Then we will ask you to check your bag with Guest Services, located in the park adjacent to West 23rd Street.

An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to, coolers, luggage of any kind, computer bags, camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.

Venue management reserves the right to add, delete and interpret the above policy for the safety of guests, artists, and staff.

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