Santa Barbara – Ailey National Tour Celebrates a Decade of Robert Battle’s Leadership and 50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey’s Cry
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
The Granada Theatre, University of Santa Barbara
1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA
April 13-14, 2022
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world’s most beloved dance companies, embarks on a national tour January 28 – May 8, 2022. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, who marks a decade of leading the Company forward, Ailey’s extraordinary dancers move audiences with world premieres, new productions, repertory favorites, and classics like the American masterpiece Revelations, acclaimed as a must-see for all. A visionary choreographer who used his artistry to change American dance and culture, Alvin Ailey is the focus of the acclaimed new documentary film AILEY, streaming on PBS and Hulu thru February 11, which explores the man, his work and its powerful legacy which continues today in the inspiring performances of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.