AADF supports the activities of the internationally renowned Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater (AAADT), The Ailey
II, and Ailey
Arts in Education and Community Outreach programs.
Company connection: Fordham University and The Ailey
School offer a joint BFA program.
American Dance Theater will head to Dubai Opera from October 4-6, with five scheduled performances.
Surrounded by powerful civil rights momentum, a 29-year-old Alvin Ailey
created an ode to the resilience of the human spirit: Revelations.
It would seem the timing could hardly be more apt for Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater's new civil rights-themed piece, "Odetta,'' a tribute to the late folk singer often referred to as the voice of the civil rights movement.
The Eugene Ballet Company brought the strong and beautiful Ailey
II dancers of New York City's Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater to the Hult Center on Wednesday night.
This time, though, will be the last: the last time as a member of Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theatre that she holds the white parasol above the baptism scene in Revelations, the last time she and her yellow dress help turn the whole Theatre into a rocking church.
was partially paralysed, left blind and unable to swallow.
Pointing to future of dance risks Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater at Newcastle Theatre Royal IT was the reliable Alvin Ailey
crowd-pleasing classics, which raised the loudest cheers.
WHEN Alvin Ailey
last performed two nights in Newcastle I went to see the company on both occasions - I enjoyed it so much.
Put in simple terms, when Alvin Ailey
broke out of the racial segregation of his native Texas and created his American Dance Theater in New York in 1958 he gave black choreography identity, legitimacy.
JAMAR Roberts saw the Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater perform in his home city of Miami just once - but it was enough for him to know this was the company for him.