Overview

“Movement that’ll move you” (New York magazine) is guaranteed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Mother’s Day weekend engagement at NJPAC: dazzling programs that combine New Jersey premieres with masterpieces like Revelations.

Friday, May 8
Ailey premieres plus Revelations! 

Aszure Barton’s BUSK NJ PREMIERE
Jamar Roberts’ Ode NJ PREMIERE
Robert Battle’s Ella
Alvin Ailey’s Revelations

Saturday, May 9
An evening of Ailey premieres!

Darrell Grand Moultrie’s Ounce of Faith NJ PREMIERE
Donald Byrd’s Greenwood NJ PREMIERE
Jessica Lang’s EN NJ PREMIERE

Sunday, May 10
Mother’s Day and a tribute to women!

Camille A. Brown’s City of Rain NJ PREMIERE
Carmen de Lavallade’s Sweet Bitter Love
Judith Jamison’s Divining NJ PREMIERE
Judith Jamison’s A Case of You
Alvin Ailey’s Revelations 

“The Ailey dancers set the stage on fire with contemporary repertory. Talk about electrifying.”
The Chicago Sun-Times

“The most beloved modern dance creation by anyone, anywhere.”
The Los Angeles Times