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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, King’s, Glasgow
by MARY BRENNAN for the Scotland Herald

Hans van Manen's quirky, demanding Solo is crisply accounted for by Brown, Jamar Roberts and Kirven J Boyd, with Ailey's Revelations (1960) – to traditional gospel songs – ending the programme as always in an expressive outpouring of faith and joy that is fiercely wonderful, genuinely uplifting.

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By Katie Phillips for The Stage

Gracing London with their presence to begin their first ever UK tour, the highly acclaimed dance company and ambassadors for the African-American cultural experience, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, hit the stage of Sadler’s Wells like a thunderbolt.

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What elevates the piece from 1970s discoland is the incredible technique - these dancers are capable of anything. Most crucially, they are ambassadors for the whole modern dance genre, proving unequivocally just how entertaining it can be.

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