The Dr. Phillips Center is proud to present this show in our Freedom Series, supported by TD Bank—celebrating African American artists and showcasing diverse performing arts.

“The name Alvin Ailey is synonymous with contemporary American dance.” – The Toronto Star

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.