Alvin Ailey’s masterwork Revelations (1960), one of the most recognizable modern dance works, remains a powerful testament to the human spirit. This cast includes Marilyn Banks, April Berry, Kevin Brown, Gary DeLoatch, Ralph Glenmore, Deborah Manning, Renee Robinson and Dudley Williams.
Ailey Celebrates Juneteenth is an uplifting program that features performance highlights from Alvin Ailey’s Cry and Revelations, as well as Rennie Harris’ Lazarus. Continue reading
Ailey All Access presents the online premiere of ‘Members Don’t Get Weary,‘ the first work Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts created for the Company. He says this ensemble work set to the music of legendary American jazz artist John Coltrane, “takes an abstract look into the notion of one ‘having the blues.’” Continue reading
CARMEN and GEOFFREY, an intimate documentary, which was awarded Best Film at Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival 2009, follows the astonishing five-decade marriage and careers of two legends of the stage: Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s Shelter is a passionate statement about the physical and emotional deprivation of homeless people. Continue reading
Paula Abdul closed the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with a six-song medley of her hits.
Hellzapoppin (1941) the Universal Pictures adaptation of the Broadway musical directed by H.C. Potter with a cast that includes Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson who produced and starred in it on Broadway) and Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers. Continue reading
Jojo, a contemporary solo by Charlotte Edmonds set to Chinese Man’s Pandi Groove created on a classical ballet dancer, Joseph Sissens. The work gelled in a very comfortable, spontaneous way, albeit more Michael Jackson than Marius Petipa. Continue reading
Lil Buck, the Bessie Award winning performer, mastered the local dance tradition of Jookin from the streets of Memphis. Nicknamed “street ballet” for good reason, Lil Buck has become a rising star in the dance world, having performed in ads by the likes of Louis Vuitton and Apple. His latest venture invited renowned film director Vernie Yeung to capture his unique airborne dance routine. Continue reading
This passionate duet is set to Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me To The End of Love. Continue reading