Dance Consortium presents

Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater 2016

6 September - 19 October

The irresistible dancers of Ailey are back after a five year absence from the UK with a dazzling array of offerings. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey continues to wow audiences and critics around the world.

The all-star lineup will include new works by some of today’s most acclaimed choreographers, as well as Ailey classics including the beloved crowd-pleaser Revelations, the most widely-seen modern dance work in the world.

Robert Battle, Artistic Director
Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director

International Tour Sponsor:
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  • Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Akua Noni Parker and Demetia Hopkins Greene in Alvin Aileys Revelations. Photo by Gert Krautbauer Zurich

  • Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jamar Roberts in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Christopher Duggan

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Rachael McLaren. Photo by Andrew Eccles.

  • Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Linda Celeste Sims and Glenn Allen Sims in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Andrew Eccles

  • Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Gert Krautbauer

  • Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Jacqueline Green in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Paul Kolnik

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Paul Kolnik

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Pierre Wachholder

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Pierre Wachholder

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Christopher Duggan

  • ★★★★★

    A company with impeccable reputation and a unique legacy

  • There’s an infectious joy in the dancers that radiates through their rippling bodies.

  • The company grace the material with rhythmic finesse and articulate power

  • Unbelievable. Go see Ailey. It’s change-your-life good.

  • An international powerhouse known for explosive and appealing modern dance.

  • Some of the most bravura dancers on the planet.

  • The crowd starts cheering before the curtain goes up.

  • This is dancing to die for.

Showed at:

  • Tue 6 - Sat 17 Sep 2016 7.30pm
    Sadler’s Wells LondonMatinee: 2.30 pm on Saturdays, 4 pm Sun 11th, Mini Matinee 1.30 pm Thu 15th
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  • Tue 20 - Wed 21 Sep 2016 7.30pm
    Theatre Royal Plymouth
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  • Fri 23 - Sat 24 Sep 2016 7.30pm
    Birmingham HippodromeMatinee: 2pm on Saturday
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  • Tue 27 - Wed 28 Sep 2016 7.30pm
    Alhambra Theatre Bradford
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  • Fri 30 Sep - Sat 1 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham
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  • Tue 4 - Wed 5 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff
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  • Fri 7 - Sat 8 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    The Lowry Salford Quays
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  • Tue 11 - Wed 12 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    Mayflower Theatre SouthamptonMini Matinee on Wednesday
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  • Fri 14 - Sat 15 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    Marlowe Theatre Canterbury
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  • Tue 18 - Wed 19 Oct 2016 7.30pm
    Festival Theatre Edinburgh
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