Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins their 2013 US Tour by bringing Rennie Harris’ choreography “Home”


This week the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater starts their US tour in Philadelphia with a selection of works including the Philly premier of “Home” choreographed by Philadelphia dance icon Rennie Harris.

“Home” is inspired by the stories of people living with or affected by HIV. Choreography by Rennie Harris and music score by Dennis Ferrer and Raphael Xavier.

There are two more chances to see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater this week: Thursday, January 31st at 8pm and Friday, February 1st at 8pm at the Merriam Theater. There is just one more chance to see the Philly premier of “Home” as part of Friday’s program. Don’t miss it!!!

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Here is just a taste of what you’ll see…







All photos by Bill Hebert (BHPhotos) and courtesy of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Kimmel Center.  Any reproduction or re-posting without permission is strictly forbidden.


About Bill Hebert

Bill Hebert (pronounced AY-BEAR), has been photographing performances in Philadelphia and New York for almost 8 years now primarily capturing dance. He has worked such local artists as Montazh, Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM), Headlong Dance Theater, BalletX, Winged Woman Dance/Tina Heuges, Nichole Canuso Dance Company and Group Motion among many others in Philadelphia. NY based and touring companies Bill has had the pleasure of working with include: Paul Taylor, Limon Dance, Parsons Dance, Doug Varone and Dancers, Merce Cunningham, RubberbandDance Group, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, River North Chicago Dance and Pilobolus. Bill has also had the pleasure of participating in three photography workshops with renowned dance photographer Lois Greenfield. Bill’s philosophy and mission is to “Capture the Essence of the Moment” and give the work a life beyond the stage. Bill Hebert is currently a photographer for The University of Pennsylvania’s Dance Celebration series, was one of the photographers for both the 2008 & 2009 Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival, Choreographic Sketches in NY, 2010 IABD Conference and proud to be a part of the team for the “By Local” series in Philadelphia which will give local artists a chance to tell their story while doing what they love which is to entertain and enlighten others.

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