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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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11 events
7 reviews
11 stars
I wore I wore an ankle length dress with warm shawl. Glad I did. It was a bit cool. I was glad I dressed up. .
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1 review
7 stars
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Alvin Ailey(r) American Dance Theater
194 ratings
4.9 average rating
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437 events
34 reviews
45 stars
attended Apr 13 2011


I don't know what a professional critic or academic might say, but my artistic heart and soul shout SPECTACULAR!

This was Program C, the Jamison/Ailey program.

Jamison is a supremely intelligent choreographer, so underneath...continued

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amaryllis Red Velvet
86 events
64 reviews
44 stars
attended Apr 08 2011

Okay, I've read all the glowing, 5 star reviews (42 of them!) and I'm glad so much enjoyment was had by all. I wholeheartedly agree that this company is a major gift to dance lovers.

Here's the thing, however: I attended the "Program A" show....continued

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Lori G Red Velvet
26 events
19 reviews
88 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

The seats were amazing as was the preformances. It was done in three acts. The company there wasn't large, but every dancer was amazing. The audio visual piece before the third act provides context and a historical reference for what is about to...continued

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Learn more about Alvin Ailey ® American Dance Theater at their website.


One of the world’s favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey ® American Dance Theater, returns to the Music Center. Presenting three powerful and memorable programs, the company’s brilliant artistry and passionate energy will bring audiences to their feet night after night. _21st Century Ailey features compelling and exciting works from recent years, All Ailey _features Ailey’s timeless masterpieces, and _20 Years of Jamison _celebrates the phenomenal influence of Judith Jamison in her final season. All programs include the beloved Revelations, which is celebrating 50 years as an enduring classic.

**21st Century Ailey (Program A)

**Anointed (Christopher L. Huggins)

The Hunt (Robert Battle)

The Evolution Of A Secured Feminine (Camille A. Brown)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)   **

All Ailey (Program B)**

Memoria (Alvin Ailey)

Three Black Kings (Alvin Ailey)

Cry ( Alvin Ailey)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)   **

20 Years of Jamison (Program C)** 

Love Stories (Judith Jamison with Robert Battle and Rennie Harris)

Forgotten Time (Judith Jamison)

Revelations (Alvin Ailey)

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