Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater 2016
6 September - 19 October

Press Reviews

Telegraph & Argus

Everyone should see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Joyous, sexy, graceful, smooth, cheeky, sensual, and fuelled by a sky-high energy, these world-class dancers are good for the soul.


A company with impeccable reputation and a unique legacy, it’s synonymous with meaningful choreography and highly trained, vibrant dancers.

The Stage

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

The Guardian

The company grace the material with rhythmic finesse and articulate power; but also with a sense of the present moment breathing through every pore.

Evening Standard

A company that can’t fail to make you tap your feet and break into a grin.

The Times

This is dancing to die for.

The New York Times

The crowd starts cheering before the curtain goes up.

Chicago Sun Times

Some of the most bravura dancers on the planet.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

An international powerhouse known for explosive and appealing modern dance.

NBC’s Today Show

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

  • 6 - 17 SepSadler’s Wells LondonBOOK
  • 20 - 21 SepTheatre Royal PlymouthBOOK
  • 23 - 24 SepBirmingham HippodromeBOOK
  • 27 - 28 SepAlhambra Theatre BradfordBOOK
  • 30 Sep - 1 OctTheatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham with Dance 4BOOK
  • 4 - 5 OctWales Millennium Centre CardiffBOOK
  • 7 - 8 OctThe Lowry Salford QuaysBOOK
  • 11 - 12 OctMayflower Theatre SouthamptonBOOK
  • 14 - 15 OctMarlowe Theatre CanterburyBOOK
  • 18 - 19 OctFestival Theatre EdinburghBOOK
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