The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing their signature and most famous suite, Revelations.

'Revelations' review: Alvin Ailey's masterpiece of modern American dance

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs "Revelations" - photo: Paul Kolnik

" I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work."                                                                                                             Alvin Ailey - Texas bred genius!

Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey, African American choreographer and activist, founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC. Ailey is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African American participation

Judith Jamison, Alvin Ailey's prima ballerina

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Judith Jamison, Cry (Alvin Ailey). Photograph by Max Waldman, New York, 1976.

Judith Jamison in Alvin Ailey’s Cry, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Photo by Max Waldman ~~~ the movement here.

Judith Jamison

Honoree: Judith Jamison I have never experienced any performance of Revelations by the Ailey Dance Troupe, as I sat there watching the beauty of Judith Jamison. dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Linda Celeste Sims and Matthew Rushing. Photo by Andrew Eccles Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey dancers (L-R), Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Alicia Graf Mack, Jamar Roberts and Kirven Douthit-Boyd. Description from I searched for this on

Ailey company's Kirven J. Boyd and Matthew Rushing soar. Photo by ©Andrew Eccles

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; dir. Judith Jamison (City Center. 2001)

Fell in love with this company at the age of The 1 the only Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater