Alvin Ailey

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


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Having entertained an estimated 25 million people across 71 countries, the dance group will perform two diverse programmes of ballets at Dubai Opera, including Revelations, a 1960 American classic by choreographer and activist Alvin Ailey.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is relocating from its previous site in Long Island City currently undergoing redevelopment.
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.
In December 2008, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, now officially-by act of Congress--"America's Cultural Ambassador to the World," takes the stage at New York's prestigious City Center to mark its 50th anniversary at a gala that will raise nearly $3 million in one night.
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.
After Ailey's death his company went on, under the direction of his prima ballerina Judith Jameson who added works by 65 other choreographers to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater repertoire.
Among them is The Dance Theater of Harlem, which was once forced to close the doors of its school and lay off its main company, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, which ran up a $1.
The theatre's new season begins with a visit by top New York-based dance company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on September 13 and 14.
Alvin Ailey was buoyed by his many collaborations, as well as his strategic business sense in the later years, which created a self-sustaining legacy.
Dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey founded the world famous Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
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.