The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing their signature and most famous suite, Revelations.

'Revelations' review: Alvin Ailey's masterpiece of modern American dance

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Revelations- One of my favorite companies


feliciashanay: “ shaninrealism: “ Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Briana Reed in ALVIN AILEY’S CRY. Photo by Paul Kolnik ” i’ve only been to one show and it. been dying to go back ever.

"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work."   --- Alvin Ailey  Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer and activist who popularized modern dance and revolutionized African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.

Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey, African American choreographer and activist, founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC. Ailey is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African American participation.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Linda Celeste Sims and Glenn Allen Sims in Revelations, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater photo by Andrew Eccles

Alvin Ailey American Dance Company

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jacqueline Green and Jamar Roberts. Photo by Andrew Eccles

"I dance because I have to. There’s nothing that fills me more, gives me more pleasure...Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater travels all over the U.S. and we have been to over 71 countries on six continents, and being able to share your gift with people who just love the art of dance is a pleasure and a blessing." --Hope Boykin  Photo by Matthew Karas

" Lady in Black", Hope Boykin, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater photo by Matthew Karas ~ Kai