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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall (Costa Mesa, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

77 ratings
4.7 average rating
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14 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 12 2008

A year or so ago I stood in line for 30 minutes trying to get tickets at The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for last minute tickets for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and no luck! So when tickets came available at Goldstar I snapped them up!! WHAT...continued

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46 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 11 2008

A WONDERFUL EVENT AT A WONDERFUL PRICE! I WAS ABLE TO TREAT A GOOD FRIEND TO A SPECIAL BIRTHDAY NIGHT OUT FOR A PRICE I COULD NOT PASS UP.

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18 events
14 reviews
24 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

This was a great variety of upbeat dance to old spirituals and very modern, slow male/female interaction on and off the floor. A new dance was about a bunch of commuters waiting for the train. Very strong dancers, good costuming and lighting and...continued

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13 reviews
18 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

As I've grown to expect only the Best of the Alvin Ailey dacers ... I was not disapointed. The show was fantastic especially the segment... Unfold and Treading. Please come back soon. My thanks to the intire dance group.

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8 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

Great Show!!!!! great seats ( rear orchestra) we paid $35.00 and our friends paid $85.00 for 2 rows directly in front of us! I'm a lifer.

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21 events
11 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 11 2008

The dancers were extraordinary; moving effortlessly about the stage, taking great leaps and landing silently like cats. There were so many great expressions of emotion captured in dance: pain, joy, courage, compassion, strength, longing,...continued

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9 reviews
3 stars
civilarijah
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8 reviews
247 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

I thought this show was amazing. the dancers ability to move was flawless. They moved with such grace.

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8 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 11 2008

The ticeket pick up was again very simple. The seat was great and I LOVED the performance!!!Real high energy, especially Revelations!! They had a standing ovation for quite awhile and they then performed again with the same amount of energy the...continued

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6 reviews
5 stars
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6 reviews
2 stars
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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

Outstanding perormances, especially the pas de deux segments.

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michamay
7 events
5 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

Alvin Ailey Dance Company lives up to the legend of their name. If you are a dancer, you must see this show.

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michamay
7 events
5 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 11 2008

This company never fails to impress. The dancers are both technically and artistically trained, and play to a full range of human emotions throughout the pieces. Dancers: you must see this company at least once in your life!

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7 events
4 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 12 2008

The seats were amazing, the dancers were awesome. There are no words to describe the amazing and memorable experience we had. There is no doubt that I will Alvin Ailey again; no doubt! Also, the ticket prices I got through Goldstar were...continued

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10 events
4 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

Three of us all loved the variety of the dance selections. Incredible partner dancing with fluid slow-motion movements, showing balance, strength, and art. Loved the dancing to gospel music, the subway scenes, and the blend of costumes, sets, and...continued

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34 events
4 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 11 2008

wish your seats weren't in such apoor location

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3 reviews
0 stars
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3 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

I would recommend this dance company to anyone who is a true lover of dance. They are dynamic, athletic, precise dancers, and the company presents fresh and creative pieces full of spirit and emotion.

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Caryn
10 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 13 2008

It was my third time seeing this dance theater perform and they are marvelous. I think that people who say that they don't like ballet or dance would change their minds if they saw the Alvin Ailey dancers.

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