Year after year, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to be one of the world’s premier modern dance companies. Under the direction of Robert Battle, the company nurtures a new generation of choreographers steeped in the African American experience, while performing works from contemporary and modern choreographers from around the world.
From seminal repertory pieces like Alvin Ailey's Revelations, to new material that engages with vital social movements and other choreographic traditions, the company creates dances with the power to transform.
A Boston tradition dating back to 1968, this world-renowned dance company has been one of Celebrity Series’ most popular annual events. Enjoyed by aficionados and newcomers alike, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater reminds us of the power of dance to amaze and bring people together.
Indisputably one of America’s favorite dance companies, they are beloved for their incomparable joy, freedom, and spirit. The unmistakable connection between dancers and audience and the brilliant choreography make for the kind of experience that brings audiences back each season. Come celebrate the majestic Ailey company!