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A Family Program: Revelations at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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12/19/2020

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater




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A Family Program: Revelations on Saturday, DECEMBER 19 at 2:00pm ET will make it a family affair while engaging the next generation as they explore and connect to Revelations, acclaimed as a must see for all. Clear a space in your home, wear comfortable clothing and get ready to join other dance enthusiasts in learning excerpts of "Wade in the Water" and "Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham" from Mr. Ailey's most beloved work, Revelations. Alvin Ailey once said that, "The most unique thing in the world is you. If you can take these steps and show us yourself through it, that will be an extraordinary experience." Inspired by his words, there will also be an activity inspired by the word unique. All ages and experience levels are welcome to enjoy. Along with the workshop, participants are also invited to be moved by an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance of Revelations.

News About A Family Program: Revelations at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


Ailey Forward Monumental Virtual Season Leaps Into Final Week Of Programs With Revelations Through The Decades ArticleAiley Forward Monumental Virtual Season Leaps Into Final Week Of Programs With Revelations Through The Decades
December 22, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's monumental first-ever Ailey Forward virtual season, celebrating 60 years of the seminal work, Revelations, culminates with a Revelations Through the Decades program from December 23 to 31. 

Ailey Forward Free Virtual Season Presents World Premieres Of A TESTAMENT TO REVELATIONS and More ArticleAiley Forward Free Virtual Season Presents World Premieres Of A TESTAMENT TO REVELATIONS and More
December 16, 2020

This month's Ailey Forward virtual season celebrating six decades of Revelations breaks new ground in week three by presenting Ailey's renowned dancers in two world premieres and an interactive family program.  With nine special programs each available free for one week, the reimagined holiday engagement has been called “A Virtual Gift of Joy” by The New York Times.

Ailey Forward Virtual Season Continues With Heartfelt Farewell Program Celebrating Ailey's Longest Tenured Dancers ArticleAiley Forward Virtual Season Continues With Heartfelt Farewell Program Celebrating Ailey's Longest Tenured Dancers
December 08, 2020

On Wednesday, December 9th at 7:30pm ET Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's innovative Ailey Forward virtual holiday season continues with a heartfelt celebration of Ailey's longest tenured dancers Glenn Allen Sims and Linda Celeste Sims.

Photo Flash: Sterling K. Brown, Phylicia Rashad & More Join Ailey's REVELATIONS REIMAGINED Opening Night Benefit ArticlePhoto Flash: Sterling K. Brown, Phylicia Rashad & More Join Ailey's REVELATIONS REIMAGINED Opening Night Benefit
December 03, 2020

Last night the premiere of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s “Revelations Reimagined” Opening Night Benefit for the groundbreaking Ailey Forward first-ever virtual holiday season began inspiring viewers around the world with incomparable performances introduced by Artistic Director Robert Battle and Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison.

Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Ailey Virtual Benefit ArticleVanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Ailey Virtual Benefit
November 25, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday virtual season Ailey Forward celebrating six decades of Revelations will launch on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm ET with a “Revelations Reimagined”  Opening Night Virtual Benefit.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents AILEY FORWARD Virtual Season ArticleAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents AILEY FORWARD Virtual Season
November 10, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will further a cherished legacy of uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with a free virtual engagement celebrating six decades of Revelations. Extending from December 2 - 31, 2020, the season will feature a variety of special programs each available online for a one-week period and open to all.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces First-Ever Virtual Season Celebrating Six Decades of Revelations ArticleAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces First-Ever Virtual Season Celebrating Six Decades of Revelations
October 08, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' is known for uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with messages of hope as it will this holiday season with a free virtual season from December 2 - December 31, 2020 celebrating six decades of Revelations.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents New Dance Performances ArticleNew Jersey Performing Arts Center Presents New Dance Performances
May 13, 2020

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announces new dance performances. With a mix of exhilarating premieres, new productions, and returning favorites, the dance performances feature a diverse, international array of multicultural.

Ailey All Access Free Online Initiative Bringing Dance To The People Extended Through June ArticleAiley All Access Free Online Initiative Bringing Dance To The People Extended Through June
April 21, 2020

The Ailey organization regrets to announce that health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will prevent Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's presentation of a June engagement at Lincoln Center, where the Company has performed for audiences each spring since 2013. 

New Online Initiative Launches on Ailey's Anniversary with REVELATIONS ArticleNew Online Initiative Launches on Ailey's Anniversary with REVELATIONS
March 27, 2020

The Ailey organization is reaching out to share the Ailey spirit with people wherever they are during this challenging time through Ailey All Access - an online streaming series featuring performances of full length works from the repertory, Ailey Extension dance classes, and original short films created by the Ailey dancers.

The Music Center Will Welcome the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with ODE and OUNCE OF FAITH ArticleThe Music Center Will Welcome the Return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with ODE and OUNCE OF FAITH
February 04, 2020

Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center), programmed by TMC Arts, marks the return performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from March 18-22, 2020.

Ailey Dances Into Final Weeks at New York City Center with Holiday Performances and More ArticleAiley Dances Into Final Weeks at New York City Center with Holiday Performances and More
December 23, 2019

Witness the final weeks of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's enchanting 2019-2020 holiday engagement at New York City Center. Upcoming highlights include holiday performances on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day; an assortment of special programs; and a one-night-only season finale on what would have been Alvin Ailey's 89th birthday.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Reveals Company Premiere of Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN ArticleAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Reveals Company Premiere of Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN
December 17, 2019

On Tuesday, December 17th Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater reveals the company premiere of Camille A. Brown's City of Rain. This quietly lyrical piece honors the struggles and grace of a deceased friend, showing a different facet of the choreographer than Ailey audiences have seen in her previous works for the Company. Dedicated to Greg 'Blyes' Boomer, the work for 10 dancers is set to an original composition by Jonathan Melville Pratt entitled Two Way Dream. A recipient of numerous honors, including a 2014 Bessie Award for Outstanding Production for the work Mr. TOL. E. RAncE (Camille A. Brown & Dancers), Ms. Brown choreographed Broadway's Choir Boy (TONY nominee for Best Choreography), the TONY Award-winning revival of Once On This Island, and the Emmy Award-winning television special, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. [There are five more chances to see City of Rain this season: Dec. 20 eve, 21 eve, 27 eve, Jan. 1 eve, 5 mat.]

Ailey's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Two Premieres ArticleAiley's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Two Premieres
December 10, 2019

On Tuesday, December 10th, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues its holiday season with a celebration of The Ailey School's 50th anniversary, honoring its standard of excellence for providing exceptional training to more than 3,500 students annually. This special evening features students performing alongside the Company in Alvin Ailey's Memoria and Revelations.

Photo Flash: Inside Alvin Ailey Dance Theater 2020 Opening Night Benefit At City Center ArticlePhoto Flash: Inside Alvin Ailey Dance Theater 2020 Opening Night Benefit At City Center
December 05, 2019

Last night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2019-2020 holiday season engagement at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, with award-winning actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry as honorary chair. 

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