donate | bookmark us | make us your home page
May 24, 2022
Main Mission History Organization Contact

Upcoming BIAL Events

See our upcoming events on Eventbrite

Connect on LinkedIn with Black Ivy League alumni.

Launched & Managed by Richard Desarmes (Columbia GSB '04)

Subscribe to The League Digest

Monthly news from Black Ivy League Alumni.

Submit your alumni information to subscribe.

6th Annual "Alvin Ailey: One Night Only in the Theater District!"
One for the money! Two for the show! Three for the reception, hope you're going to go!

Saturday, December 6, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

New York City Center

131 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
(Between 6th and 7th Avenues)
Venue website

For directions, please click here:
Google Map

Description: What would your holiday be without an Alvin Ailey performance?

Won't you join:
  • The Black Ivy Alumni League (BIAL),
  • The Cornell Black Alumni Association (CBAA),
  • The African American Alumni Association of Columbia Business School (4A),
  • The Black Alumni of Dartmouth Association (BADA),
  • The Association of Black Princeton Alumni (ABPA), and
  • The Harvard Black Alumni Society (HBAS)
this holiday season as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre shares a special night full of surprises!

You may have missed last year's performance but you won't want to do that this year.

In addition to an amazing show with new dance pieces, there's even more again this year... The Black Ivy Alumni League invites ticket holders to our own Pre-Theatre Wine, Hors d'Oeuvres and Networking Reception held at New York City Center's special VIP Lounge.

We will enjoy a private pre-performance reception with substantial hors d'oeuvres and an open wine bar and of course complete with the holiday spirit brought to you by the Black Ivy Alumni League!

Purchase your tickets today. The fantastic wine, hors d'oeuvres and networkng reception is included in the ticket price and seats are limited!

Please note that due to the limited nature of the tickets, purchases are non-refundable.

Tickets are:

- Wine & Hors d'Oeuvres Reception Only - SOLD OUT join us for the pre-show reception only or if you've already purchased your show ticket directly from City Center.

- Center Orchestra - SOLD OUT preferred seats, center, front of theater

- Center Mezzanine - SOLD OUT excellent seats center front mezzanine

- Orchestra FAR sides - SOLD OUT seats at the sides of the theater (replaces orchestra pit seats)

The NY City Center Main Stage seating chart

Hosted by: - Maisha Walker (Princeton '94), President, BIAL
- Jennifer Jackson (UPenn '08), BIAL
- Stan Robinson (Harvard '79, Princeton '81), BIAL
- Joy Williams (Columbia GSB '01), President, Columbia Business School 4A
- Andrea Henderson (Columbia GSB '05), Vice President, Columbia Business School 4A
- Anika Daniels-Osaze (Cornell '96), President, Cornell CBAA
- Jade Dean (Cornell '08), Vice President, Cornell CBAA
- Chimene Liburd (Cornell '92), Cornell CBAA
- Joseph L. Robinson II (Princeton '04), President, Princeton ABPA
- Ellis Rowe (Dartmouth '74), President, Dartmouth BADA
- Timothy Parker (Dartmouth '87), Vice President, Dartmouth BADA
- Tiana Williams (Harvard '12), President, Harvard BAS
- Jonathan Mason (Harvard '12), Vice President, Harvard BAS

Registration: Sorry -- registration has been closed for this event!

Questions?: Please email Jennifer Jackson (UPenn '08) at with any questions!
To get involved as a supporter or organizer of The Black Ivy Alumni League events contact Maisha Walker at:



Brown (IPC) | Columbia | Cornell (CBAA) | Dartmouth (BADA)
Harvard | Princeton (ABPA) | UPENN (BAS) | Yale (YBAA) & (YBAN)

Current Site Design & Maintenance by message medium