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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Prog 2, Sadler's Wells

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Prog 2, Sadler's Wells

As always, new choreography shows what the American company can do

Matthew Rushing, Briana Reed, and Rosalyn Deshauteurs do their thing in Alvin Ailey American Dance TheatrePhoto: Andrew Eccles

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre is making one of its regular stops in Europe (the company tours commitedly: not only in the USA, but more than two months of each year are spent bringing their bravura dance style to the world). It is to their enduring credit, then, that their performances look as fresh and as spontaneous as they do.

That the dancers perform Revelations with all their souls, without any sense that this is a chore to be waded through, is astonishing.

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