Published On: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016

Fathom Events, ‘Lincoln Center at the Movies’ presents some of America’s best dance companies to theaters

This summer, three nights of encore performances from some of America’s best dance companies will return to cinemas across the U.S., presented by Fathom Events and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The series begins with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Tuesday, July 26), continues with Ballet Hispánico (Tuesday, August 2) and wraps up with San Francisco Ballet (Tuesday, August 9). Each of these “Lincoln Center at the Movies encore events begin at 7:00 p.m. local time and will include special behind-the-scenes footage, giving audiences the chance to meet the principal dancers and catch a glimpse of each company’s rehearsals.

Ballet Hispanico, "Club Havana" (Credit Paula Lobo courtesy of Fathom Events)

Ballet Hispanico, “Club Havana” (Credit Paula Lobo courtesy of Fathom Events)

Tickets for “Lincoln Center at the Movies” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in 115 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

“Dance and human expression through the performing arts is vital to our culture today, and we are proud to include encore performances from the ‘Lincoln Center at the Movies’ series in our summer lineup,” Fathom Events VP of Programming Kymberli Frueh said. “Not everyone has the opportunity to see these productions live on stage, but through Fathom’s partnership with Lincoln Center, people all around the country can conveniently experience astounding performances from the nation’s top dance companies in their local cinemas.”

Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance is made possible by Founding partners Jody and John Arnhold and the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Nora and James Orphanides, Orphanides & Associates, LLC., Stuart Coleman, the Blavatnik Family Foundation Fund for Dance, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

More details on the next page

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, "Grace" (Credit Paul Kolnik, courtesy of Fathom Events)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, “Grace” (Credit Paul Kolnik, courtesy of Fathom Events)

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