Alvin Ailey

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


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Alvin Ailey fans and novices alike will learn from Ailey teaching artists, and then join together in a grand participatory public celebration of Ailey's seminal work, Revelations, on the park's Event Lawn.
She performed with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1968 until 1975, when Ailey asked her to direct the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, later renamed Ailey II.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater itself emerged more than 52 years ago from an exciting and now legendary performance at the 92nd Street Young Men's Hebrew Association in New York led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers.
The phenomenal Revelations by Alvin Ailey is one of the most viewed pieces in modern dance history, with an estimated audience of 23 million to date - and one of my favourites too
As always, Alvin Ailey conclude the evening with their signature piece Revelations, celebrating its 50th year.
There is an extraordinary insight into African-American culture through the suite of spirituals first choreographed by Alvin Ailey in 1960.
Los Angeles is where, as a teenager, Alvin Ailey fell in love with modern dance when he was a student of the legendary Lester Horton.
Kaiser, who has worked to make both The Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater more financially stable, agrees that an effective board of directors is a necessity for any nonprofit organization.
We are particularly keen on our dance programme and we have Alvin Ailey and Mark Morris performing this season and the best-known dance company in the world, the Bolshoi.
Dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey founded the world famous Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
It is just a few blocks from Columbus Circle and the new Time Warner Center, Central Park, Times Square, and smack in the middle of the renowned Music District, which encompasses the best of New York's theatres, recording studios, nightlife, Lincoln Center, and the new home of Alvin Ailey.
ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER: Under the direction of dance goddess Judith Jamison, the Ailey has acquired a jaw-dropping array of superb dancers in an electrifying repertoire.
And in between James Earl Jones, Billie Holiday, Alvin Ailey, Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, Mary McLeod Bethune -- eighty-three portraits in all, and every subject a legend.
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.