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Two Spectacular Programs!
America’s Cultural Ambassadors to the World

Alvin Ailey®
American Dance Theater

Robert Battle, Artistic Director
Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director
(2015/2016 Performing Arts)

Tue, Apr 12
8:00 PM
Available on the Dance series
Dance series sponsored in part by:
Annette & Dr. Richard Caleel
Margo Cohen-Feinberg & Robert Feinberg
and the Cohen Family Fund
Dorothy Largay & Wayne Rosing

“Big, big wow.” San Jose Mercury News

“Unbelievable. Go see Ailey. It’s change-your-life good.” The Today Show

“Some of the most bravura dancers on the planet.” Chicago Sun-Times

Be inspired by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s incomparable dancers as they bring you the pulse-racing thrill of contemporary favorites and the spirit-lifting joy of such classics as Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, Revelations. Experience the power of Ailey for yourself and see why this extraordinary company is hailed as America’s cultural ambassador to the world.

Rennie Harris: Exodus (music: Raphael Xavier, Ost & Kjex)
Ronald K. Brown: Open Door (music: Luis Demetria, Arturo O’Farrill, Tito Puente)
Christopher Wheeldon: After the Rain Pas de Deux (music: Arvo Pärt)
Alvin Ailey: Revelations (music: traditional spirituals)
Program subject to change

Related event: Community Dance Class with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
MON, APR 11 / 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Co-presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, Santa Barbara Dance Arts and the Arts Mentorship Program
For information and registration: www.sbdancearts.com

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission

Funded in part by the Community Events & Festivals Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission

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