★★★★✰ “Thank you, Carlos,” boomed one audience member as Acosta ended his performance by changing out of his dance gear, sitting meditatively on stage...
Tag - Memoria
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – Memoria, Piazzolla Caldera, Grace, Polish Pieces, Untitled America: First Movement, Awakening, Revelations – New York
Warmth, exuberance, power, finesse – all these qualities infuse everything they do.
his diverse selection of 17 works (including musical interludes) is a gala in all but name and this one could have been sub-titled “Gems of The Royal Ballet” for all nine dancers hail from that company...
The evening felt like a big party, with the Opera House filled to the brim by a cheering, adoring audience. ..."Renee Robinson, We celebrate her tonight!" said Robert Battle, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
The festival was as intensive as ever, with three performances running on seven days, four on one day, some concurrently. The range and quality of dance overall was impressive.
In many respects Abraham's 'Another Night' is a typical Ailey work: its score is upbeat, its costumes are colorful and the dancing is fast and athletic.