This special Lincoln Center at the Movies presentation brings one of the world’s leading modern dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, to PBS. Designated by a U.S. Congressional resolution as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World,” the Ailey company is known for its spectacular range, diversity and artistry, which are showcased in this episode, culminating in a performance of its beloved signature work, Revelations, the American dance masterpiece created by founder Alvin Ailey. Audiences will also get to see three additional dynamic pieces: Chroma by Wayne McGregor, Grace by Ronald K. Brown and Takademe by the company’s Artistic Director Robert Battle. Matthew Diamond directs for television.
Alvin Ailey American Dance airs Friday, November 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm.
Photo Credit: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ronald K. Brown’s GRACE by Paul Kolnik.