February 4, 2019 at 4:45 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Ailey dancers return to Kennedy Center
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The Alvin Ailey dancers perform Wayne McGregor’s ‘Kairos.’ (Photo by Paul Kolnik)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 60th anniversary at the Kennedy Center (2700 F St., N.W.) with a multi-program act Feb. 5-10. 

Program A consists of “Lazarus,” the company’s first two-act ballet, from hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris and “Revelations” from Alvin Ailey. Program B includes “The Call” by Ronald K. Brown, a modern and African dance set, “Karios” by British choreographer Wayne McGregor, “Juba” by Artistic Director Robert Battle, his first choreographic work for Ailey, and “Revelation.” Program C is “Timeless Ailey,” a program of Ailey’s work including classics such as “Love Songs” and “Night Creatures” and rarely performed works like “Choral” and “Lark Ascending.” Tickets range from $59-219. 

For a complete list of showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit kennedy-center.org.

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