Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The Kennedy Center
2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

One of the world's favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to show off the brilliant artistry and passionate energy that bring audiences around the globe to their feet night after night. What makes this phenomenal company so special is the incomparable dancers and the sense of joy, freedom, and spirit that the dancers and audiences share. Discover for yourself what millions of fans already know--you don't just see an Ailey performance, you feel it. As part of these mixed repertory programs, the company performs Revelations, an enduring classic that has been seen by more audiences around the world than any other modern dance. "The crowd starts cheering before the curtain goes up" (The New York Times). This tribute to Ailey's African American heritage uses traditional spirituals to explore the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the human soul.

Visit the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater website:

http://www.kennedy-center.org/events/?event=DNDSE