Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Lincoln Center at the Movies

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Lincoln Center at the Movies

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 9:00pm

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ronald K. Brown's GRACE.

Photo by Paul Kolnik.

As part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival series, WXXI is proud to present Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Lincoln Center at the Movies on Friday, November, 4, 2016 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV. This special brings one of the world’s leading modern dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, to PBS. Designated by a U.S. Congressional resolution as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World,” the Ailey company is known for its spectacular range, diversity, and artistry, which are showcased in this episode, culminating in a performance of its beloved signature work, Revelations, the American dance masterpiece created by founder Alvin Ailey. Audiences will also get to see three additional dynamic pieces: Chroma by Wayne McGregor, Grace by Ronald K. Brown, and Takademe by the company’s Artistic Director Robert Battle. Matthew Diamond directs for television.

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