2/1/15 O&A Gospel Sunday: Excerpts from Alvin Ailey’s Revelations



Revelations tells the story of African-American faith and tenacity from slavery to freedom. This enduring classic is a tribute to that tradition, born out of the choreographer Alvin Ailey’s “blood memories” of his childhood in rural Texas and the Baptist Church.

Alvin Ailey REVELATIONS Fix Me Jesus

Fix Me, Jesus is a nuanced, controlled, duet with virtuosic expressions of yearning and aspiration.

Fix Me Jesus

Performed by April Berry and Kevin Brown


Wade in the Water a devotional leader bearing a large umbrella baptizes a young couple at a river, represented by yards of billowing blue silk stretched across the stage.

Wade In The Water

Performed by April Berry, Ralph Glenmore and Deborah Manning


To see Dudley William dance I Wanna Be Ready click below:



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