Revelations Revision

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1. Jazz and African Dance forms were a huge influence on Alvin Ailey. TalleyBeatty, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly and the Nicholas Brothers were four different choreograpghers in this genre. Name two others

  • Kathrine Durham and jack Cole
  • Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine
  • Keneth McMillan and George Balanchine
  • Mrs Henry and Mrs Clark
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2. What dance was created in 1958 and was the debute programme of Alvin Ailey A merican Dance Theatre

  • Sinner Man
  • Blues Suite
  • Biblical Gardens
  • Red Shoes

3. What is the correct order for Revelations

  • Move, members move! I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the WaterI Been Buked, Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Preaching Spiritual, I been buked, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? Fix me, Jesus, Take me to the Water, Processional, Wade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham.
  • Fix me, jesus, Didn't my lord deliver Daniel? I been buked, , Processional, Take me to the WaterWade in the Water, I Wanna be Ready, Move, members move! Sinner Man, The Day is Past and Gone, Preaching Spiritual, Rocka my soul in the Bosom of Abraham

4. Name two dance techniques (created by other choreographers) which are fundemental in Ailey's choreographic Style

  • jerome robbins
  • george balanchine
  • graham and horton
  • judith jamison

5. There are three main staring points for Revelations. African American traditional music, a desire to create opportunities for African American dancers to perform serious modern dance. What was the third

  • Ailey's memories of his Texan childhood
  • his school
  • birds
  • Judith Jamison

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