Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Programme B

7, 9, 10, 15 & 17 Sep

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

 

The legendary Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater make their highly anticipated return with three exhilarating programmes of dance. Celebrating nearly 60 years of unparalleled artistry, Ailey's trademark technical brilliance and passionate energy bring audiences everywhere to their feet every night.

 "Sheer joy. Wherever they go they raise the roof"
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The evening begins with Open Door. Renowned for his fusion of African and modern dance, Brown adds new flavour to his signature style, setting this work to recordings by Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

Following this is Paul Taylor's Piazzolla Caldera: a sensual exposé of tango as reinterpreted and reimagined with modern dance. Taylor honours the tradition of tango, preserving the essence of the form in his choreography.

Concluding the evening is Ailey's legendary Revelations - the most seen modern dance work in the world. More than just a popular dance work, it has become a cultural treasure, beloved by generations of fans.

Part of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Mixed Bill, 6 - 17 September


Presented by Dance Consortium

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s International Tour Sponsor: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 

“The Ailey company is that rare thing: a dance legend that’s even better than you remember it”

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R