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Synonyms for Ailey

United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931)


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AADF supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT), one of the world's leading dance companies, The Ailey School, Ailey II, and Ailey Arts in Education and Community Outreach programs.
Although Ailey himself created nearly 80 ballets during his lifetime, he believed in developing an eclectic repertory of works by other modern dance pioneers as well as up-and-coming innovators.
As the Official Vehicle Partner, VENZA paid homage to Alvin Ailey with an immersive live media art installation entitled 'Are You VENZA?
Our cover story reveals Ailey artistic director Robert Battle's thinking behind his choices, as well as the challenges that two of his most stunning dancers, Jamar Roberts and Rachael McLaren, face with these new works.
Photo: (1) Judith Jamison feels that Alvin Ailey must be happy with the job she's doing: ``Otherwise, I think a big hammer would have fallen on my head by now.
Alvin Ailey Dance Company, founded in 1958, is one of the most significant modern African-American dance companies in the U.
The new building will have particular impact for The Ailey School, which is currently hampered by a severe shortage of studio space and must maintain a waiting list for certain programs.
Dancing in the Alvin Ailey company Was once a dream for Vernard J.
The founding of AileyCamp Newark, in addition to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's annual spring engagement at NJPAC, will allow Ailey to further enrich the lives of Newark students," said Artistic Director Judith Jamison.
How it works: Students take dance classes at The Ailey School and academics at Fordham's Lincoln Center campus.
That hobby has now turned into a bright future, after Idrissa auditioned and was accepted into a six-week summer program at the Ailey School.
Performances from February 2 to May 27 in 27 Cities Reach Back into Ailey Tradition and Stretch Out in New Directions featuring Ailey's Extraordinary Dancers in a Diverse Array of Acclaimed Premieres, New Productions and Repertory Favorites
PROUD mother Liz Cavinue wept with joy when her daughter Ailey learned to speak again and mumbled her first word, "Mum", from her hospital bed.
FOR more than 35 years, Judith Jamison has been part of the lifeblood of New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, first as a dancer and, for the past 20 years, as artistic director.
For their Hippodrome appearance the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be presenting their Best of Ailey Programme, consisting of three works, with an interval between each and running to two hours.