★★★★✰ Revelations is always a joy, however often one sees it. Ailey’s choreography, influenced by his mentor, Lester Horton, and Martha Graham, is a reminder of how potent that modern dance technique could be.
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★★★✰✰ It’s a truism that any afternoon that includes Alvin Ailey’s Revelations is apt to leave you happy.
The company has performed here annually since 1968 and considers Berkeley its home away from home, both for the synergy it feels with the Cal Performances staff and the receptive local audience.
I have yet to see a less than full-throttle performance, even when a choreographer’s style does not quite fit the company’s technique...