Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Michigan Opera Theatre

Overview

60th Anniversary Tour! Founded in 1958, this “Cultural Ambassador to the World” returns to the Detroit Opera House with their signature repertoire known for its inspiration and empowerment, including audience favorite Revelations. This iconic company celebrates the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition.

Fast Facts

Founded 1958
Robert Battle, artistic director
Masazumi Chaya, associate artistic director

Programs

Fri. & Sat., March 15-16 at 7:30pm:

  • Lazarus Act 1
  • Lazarus Act 2
  • Revelations

Sun. March 17 2:30pm:

  • Stack Up
  • Shelter
  • Juba
  • Revelations

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Additional Events

Alvin Ailey Afterglow

Meet the dancers following the performance
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News/Blog

Reviews: Alvin Ailey

I thought the performance was outstanding! Every year I am eagerly awaiting Alvin Ailey’s visit to Detroit and this year was an absolute treat!

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Alvin Ailey: A Cultural Icon Marks its 60th Anniversary

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, a favorite among local audiences, has been performing regularly at the Detroit Opera House since Michigan Opera...

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Fast Facts

Founded 1958
Robert Battle, artistic director
Masazumi Chaya, associate artistic director

Sponsors

Additional Events

Alvin Ailey Afterglow

Meet the dancers following the performance
More Info