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.
Archive :: production:T0117578870, dance or ballet:S0449943401, venue:V224
Prog A Lazarus/Revelations Prog B EN/The Call/Juba/Revelations Prog C New Moultrie/Members Don't Get Weary/Ella/Revelations
Having just celebrated their 60th anniversary, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater bring with them a flood of new and exciting works alongside modern classics in three mixed programmes that demonstrate the unparalleled artistry that has defined them. Alvin Ailey's masterpiece, and the company's signature piece, signs off each one of their shows. Performed as a closing prayer, Revelations veers from grief to elation as it explores African-American cultural heritage and spirituality alongside an emotional score of gospel music and blues.