Modern dance would never be the same without Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater! This is certain, as the New York-based dance company has contributed a great deal in this art of form. No wonder the American Congress has named them “an essential cultural ambassador of the United States to the world”. And how wonderful it was to choose Greece as the beginning of their world tour, celebrating 60 years!
During September 11-15 the Athens Concert Hall (the Megaron) got filled with light and talent. 32 top dancers made it possible for dreams to come alive! The spectacle was enchanting and everyone was dazzled. People from all around the country, as well as travelers visiting Athens at the time, created a stunning atmosphere for the dancers. They showed the world that Greece is a cultural hub, hosting unique artists and performers in thrilling plays.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater stands out among the rest of dance clubs in the world. These 32 dancers, under the guidance of their art director and a well-crafted crew, have managed something singular. Everyone in the world knows them and cherishes their work, because each work is a true masterpiece. This is not something you just see. It is something you feel and experience. Magical movements in a performance that will take your breath away! And the tour has just started. After 25 million spectators in 71 countries and 6 continents, they have earned their title. They are indeed an ambassador of contemporary culture, celebrating dance and music, art and emotions.
If you wish to catch Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in their worldwide tour, be sure to follow them on social media. This way, you will be informed about their upcoming performances. From the United States to Greece and then to the world…A tour worthy of their value!