Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
"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 works with masterpieces like Revelations.
America’s premier modern dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is known around the world for its vibrant fusion of modern dance, ballet and other styles. “The Ailey dancers set the stage on fire with contemporary repertory. Talk about electrifying,” writes The Chicago Sun-Times. “The dancers wrapped their bodies and souls around works created for them.”
All programs at NJPAC will include the full-length Revelations, Ailey’s signature masterpiece that pays tribute to African-American cultural heritage, set to set to spirituals and blues. Revelations is classified by The Los Angeles Times as “the most beloved modern dance creation by anyone, anywhere ...”