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Review: Philadanco revels in its diversity with powerful performance

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Philadanco is often categorized as “Alvin Ailey light.” The comparison grows out of it being a mainly black American dance company, performing mainly black American choreography.

But as a repertory company, Philadanco strove for more than just preservation of one man’s vision. Its artistic success grew out of its commitment to diversity — which was on vivid display Friday night at The Egg.

This contemporary ensemble of athletic, dynamic dancers demonstrated its versatility in ...

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