Dance Consortium presents

Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater 2016

6 September - 19 October

Alvin Ailey UK Tour trailer 2016

We asked audiences at Sadler's Wells... what did you think of the show?

Live streamed Q & A with Alistair Spalding and Robert Battle

Show us your Lateral T! (Competition ended)

Ailey reminisce about their previous UK visit, talk about the UK audiences, and express their excitement for the UK tour 2016!

What's Special about Ailey?

Ailey's Artistic Director Robert Battle discusses what Ailey looks for in a dancer - "You're looking for a dancer who has something to SAY"

The Impact of Ailey. "I think what's special about the Ailey company is that from the beginning it had a purpose beyond dancing" - Robert Battle, Artistic Director since July 2011

What can Ailey audiences expect? "You may not know much about Petipas, or you may not know much about ballet or swan lake, but if you come to Ailey, there's something you can connect to" - Matthew Rushing, Rehearsal Director and Guest Artist

Alvin Ailey talk Exodus

Alvin Ailey talk After the Rain Pas de Deux

Alvin Ailey talk Four Corners

Alvin Ailey talk Revelations

Exodus trailer

Four Corners trailer

After the Rain Pas de Deux trailer

Revelations trailer

Open Door trailer

Piazzolla Caldera trailer

LIFT trailer

Awakening trailer

Cry trailer

Robert Battle’s Journey to Lead the Ailey company

What Makes Ailey… Ailey? "Dance came from the people and it should be delivered back to the people" - Alvin Ailey

Ailey's "Sizzle Reel" - enjoy!

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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