Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Celebrating 60 Years
Boch Center Wang Theatre

The infectious sense of joy and freedom of spirit that the Ailey company communicates with every electrifying work performed and every inspiring moment on stage by every brilliant dancer is a wonder. Don’t miss one of the most beloved dance companies in the world.

 

Performance Programs

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Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 pm 
Approximately 2 hours, 6 minutes

Wayne McGregor, Kairos (2014, 34 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Jessica Lang, EN (2018, 21 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Alvin Ailey, Revelations (1960, 36 min)

Strobe lighting is used in the opening section of Kairos.

Friday, May 3 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 4 at 8:00 pm
Approximately 2 hours 9 minutes

Rennie Harris, Lazarus Act 1 (2018, 33 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Rennie Harris, Lazarus Act 2 (25 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Alvin Ailey, Revelations (36 min)

Saturday, May 4 at 2:00 pm
Approximately 2 hours 11 minutes

Alvin Ailey, Timeless Ailey Act 1 (26 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Alvin Ailey, Timeless Ailey Act 2 (34 min)
Intermission (15 min)
Alvin Ailey, Revelations (36 min)

Timeless Ailey features highlights from Mr. Ailey’s Blues Suite, Cry, For “Bird” – With Love, Hidden Rites, The Lark Ascending, Love Songs, Mary Lou’s Mass, Memoria, Night Creature, Opus McShann, Pas de Duke, Phases, and Streams.

“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

The Dance Series is sponsored by

STEPHANIE L. BROWN FOUNDATION; JANN E. LEEMING & ARTHUR D. LITTLE, SENIOR TRUSTEES, ROYAL LITTLE FAMILY FOUNDATION; and CYNTHIA & JOHN S. REED FOUNDATION.

Boch Center Wang Theatre

270 Tremont Street, Boston