Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater » PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE
Experience the power of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and see for yourself why this extraordinary company is hailed as America’s cultural ambassador to the world – having performed live for an estimated 23 million people in 48 states, 71 countries, and six continents. Now guided by the vision of Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains the nation’s leading modern dance company. From the pulse-racing thrill of contemporary favorites to the spirit-lifting joy of beloved classics, these extraordinary dancers offer something for every taste. For their first performance in Danville in more than 30 years, the Company will perform new works as well as returning repertory favorites including Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, Revelations, called “one of the great works of the human spirit” (The New York Times).
Performance Dates: March 11, 2014; November 8, 1985