New York’s outstanding young company Ailey 2 presents an exhilarating and uplifting dance programme on their eagerly anticipated first UK tour. Formed in 1974, Ailey 2 is the young company of the legendary Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

The Company features 12 amazing dancers and is led by former Ailey dancer, Sylvia Water. Ailey 2 draws together America’s best young dance talent, beautifully translating their strength, agility, grace and soul in stirring and powerful performances which delight audiences the world over.

This acclaimed ensemble produces diverse dance repertoires which include Alvin Ailey’s classic, Revelations, and thrilling new works by today’s most in-demand choreographers:

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Splendid Isolation 2 (excerpt)


“In all the dance world there is nothing quite like Revelations.”The Washington Times