Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Renowned for its soul-stirring high energy performances, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is one of America's greatest companies. Taking popular music, gospel and jazz and mixing the classical vocabulary of ballet with a contemporary style, the Company of 30 dancers radiate a slick and sassy energy that is purely infectious.
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Best of Ailey: Firebird/The Golden Section/RevelationsFirebird
- New to AAADT, Maurice Bejart's Firebird
jettisons Stravinsky's fairytale for a modern all-male interpretation that recasts the Firebird as the Phoenix. The Golden Section
- Twyla Tharp's supersonic, daredevil dance is set to music of David Byrne. Its kamikaze style sizzles with breathtaking leaps, finely-honed partnering and explosive joy. Revelations
- This signature piece is one of the most uplifting ballets in the modern dance repertoire. With traditional spirituals from the American South, this is the best-loved dance in the whole world.