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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 138 members
Review from Hllywd
Red Velvet 929 events 451 reviews

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater is always amazing! Program A was my favorite this season. The performance with the strobe light, spot light, and one dancer was stellar. Program C was also strong. I enjoyed Uprising which consists of all male dancers....continued

reviewed Apr 23 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from Joi
Red Velvet 103 events 76 reviews

Such amazing feats of grace and balance! Beautifully choreographed! Incredibly athletic flowing dance! Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe is so meticulous and refined, that you could see them on a "bad night" and it would have been wonderful!

reviewed Apr 10 2018 report as inappropriate
Cliff Leventhal
Review from Cliff Leventhal
Red Velvet 59 events 24 reviews

The Twyla Tharp dance was Excellent, well choreographed and performed. Ella (Fitzgerald) too short to review. Revelation is getting old, but obligatory. Overall, a real worthwhile experience, and the troupe is to be commended for incorporating...continued

reviewed Apr 13 2018 report as inappropriate
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Program A (4/10, 4/14 MAT)
TALLEY BEATTY Stack-Up (1982) (music: various contemporary)
JAMAR ROBERTS Members Don’t Get Weary (2017) (West Coast Premiere) (music: John Coltrane)
AILEY Revelations (1960) (music: various traditional spiritual)

Program B (4/11, 4/12, 4/15)
ROBERT BATTLE Mass (2004) (Company West Coast Premiere) (music: John Mackey)
BATTLE Ella (2008) (music: Ella Fitzgerald)
JAWOLE WILLA JO ZOLLAR Shelter (1988) (music: Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn)
BATTLE The Hunt (2001) (music: Les Tambours du Bronx)
AILEY Revelations (1960) (music: various traditional spiritual)

Program C (4/13, 4/14 EVE)
TWYLA THARP The Golden Section (1983) (music: David Byrne)
GUSTAVO RAMIREZ SANSANO Victoria (2017) (West Coast Premiere) (music: Michael Gordon)
BATTLE Ella (2008) (music: Ella Fitzgerald)
AILEY Revelations (1960) (music: various traditional spiritual)

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