The legendary American dance company dazzles with technical brilliance and passionate energy, bringing audiences to their feet at every performance.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents a programme of contemporary choreography, completed by the beloved classic Revelations.
The performance opens with Twyla Tharp's Roy's Joys, a silky, sultry work that embodies the spontaneity of the 1940s and 50s jazz soundtrack by Roy Eldridge. Mixing vernacular dance with ballet and modern technique, it exudes an easy, carefree energy that shows Twyla Tharp at her best.
This is followed by the UK premiere of Kyle Abraham’s Are You in Your Feelings?, a celebration of Black culture, Black music and the youthful spirit that perseveres in us all. Scored to a 'mixtape’ of soul, hip-hop and R&B, it highlights the bridge between music, communication and personal memory. Learn more about Kyle Abraham and his choreography in our blog.
The performance closes with Revelations, the most widely viewed modern dance work in the world. Since its debut in 1960, Revelations has moved audiences with its powerful storytelling and soul-stirring music. Springing from Ailey’s childhood memories of growing up in the American South, attending Baptist church services in Texas, Revelations pays homage to rich African American cultural traditions.
Watching Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater can change your life. If that sounds like a slogan, it’s truth in advertising
Supported by Dunard Fund
Twyla Tharp Choreographer
Are You in Your Feelings?
Kyle Abraham Choreographer
Alvin Ailey Choreographer
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