performed by Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is celebrating six decades of “Revelations,” a choreographic masterpiece that has become a lasting cultural treasure beloved by generations. Watch the company’s full performance from the 2015 Lincoln Center at the Movies production! The piece, which premiered in 1960, pays homage to and reflects African-American cultural heritage, which Ailey considered one of America’s richest treasures – “sometimes sorrowful, sometimes jubilant, but always hopeful.” To continue celebrating the anniversary of this iconic work, check out Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s digital season, which will elevate Ailey’s legacy of innovation and excellence with premieres, interactive workshops, artist conversations and more.

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