DANCE: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Take LA By Storm!
"You don't just see an Ailey performance, you feel it."
--- Essence Magazine.
My L.A. brothers & sisters are in for a treat! The world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is descending upon the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center, from April 17th - April 21st, 2013!
Ailey returns to Los Angeles with thrilling programs drawing from company classics, as well as new works brimming with power, performed by dancers hailed as “sleek, athletic masters of the universe.” (The New York Times)Delight in Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16 featuring an eclectic score ranging from Dean Martin to mambo, techno to traditional Israeli music. This powerful and rousing work invites audience members onstage to become part of the dance, bringing an element of unpredictability and sheer joy.Petite Mort is a tantalizing contemporary ballet blending a classical sensibility with a bold modern wit. Be enthralled by the gorgeous slow movements danced to Mozart’s famed Piano Concertos. Each program will culminate with Alvin Ailey’s timeless masterpiece, Revelations. (via MusicCenter.org)