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Local students check out special Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performance at Orpheum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater spent some time with students Friday at the Orpheum Theatre. The...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater spent some time with students Friday at the Orpheum Theatre.

The company performed the 1960 masterpiece – and Ailey’s first show– “Revelations.” The show explores the places of deepest grief andholiest joy in the soul, using African-American spirituals and song-sermons.

It was a great way for students to see the historical group in Memphisduring Black History Month.

The Alvin Ailey Dance Theater will also hold a free community workshop and a couple more performances Saturday. Learn more HERE.