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Auditorium Theatre
at Roosevelt University 50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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4.9 average rating
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22 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 25 2010

First visit to this theatre and first time seeing this legendary dance company. I came away impressed by both. This was a great event and Goldstar allowed me to afford it. Definitely worth it.

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17 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 25 2010

We both loved the show. It is amazing how beautiful each dance and each dancer were. The Auditorium Theater is also an exquisite setting.
A perfect evening.

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12 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 24 2010

A JOY TO EXPERIENCE - ONE NEVER GETS TIRED OF THE ALVIN AILEY REPERTOIRE!

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http://www.auditoriumtheatre.org

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Description

2010 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Program Information

Wednesday, March 24 at 7:30pm: Uptown, Dancing Spirit, Revelations

Thursday, March 25 at 7:30pm: Best of 20 Years, Revelations

*About the Programs

Uptown
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Take a vibrant tour through the Harlem Renaissance era in all its boisterous, swinging glory. In this new ballet by the magnificent 18-year Company veteran Matthew Rushing, legends such as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Josephine Baker and their contemporaries come alive to the music of Fats Waller, Nat King Cole, and more. 

Dancing Spirit

Ronald K. Brown pays tribute to Judith Jamison’s profound influence with a new work that echoes the title of Jamison’s autobiography. Set to music by Duke Ellington, Wynton Marsalis and War, Brown’s evocative choreography uses movement from Cuba, Brazil and the United States to conjure dancing spirits who embody Jamison’s elegance, vision, dignity and generosity.

Revelations

Alvin Ailey said that one of America’s richest treasures was the cultural heritage of the African-American — ”sometimes sorrowful, sometimes jubilant, but always hopeful.” This enduring classic is a tribute to that heritage and to Ailey’s genius. Using African-American traditional spirituals, this suite fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.

Best of 20 Years

Over the last twenty years, Judith Jamison has commissioned or revived nearly 100 works, providing unparalleled opportunities for choreographers both renowned and newly discovered. This season, a “Best Of 20 Years” program features highlights from popular ballets she has brought to or revived in the Ailey repertory, representing a wide range of styles and voices that have contributed to the Ailey canon.