Alvin Ailey

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Noun1.Alvin Ailey - United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931)
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[USA], June 4 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins is all set to treat his fans with his next project--a biopic about the late legendary choreographer and dancer Alvin Ailey.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will head to Dubai Opera from October 4-6, with five scheduled performances.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the renowned dance company, has signed a ten-year lease on space to be used for storing and building performance sets.
At the height of the civil rights movement, the September 1966 issue of Dance Magazine featured an article that highlighted the importance of racial diversity in American dance by examining the black dancer's transition from "entertainer" to "artist." We spoke with various dancers and choreographers about their work in preserving the black tradition, including big names like Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham and Arthur Mitchell.
Tomorrow night's performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts will mark some important steps in the history of the famous company.
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.
THE first performance of Alvin Ailey's signature work, Revelations, in Wales will be just that - a dramatic discovery of a seminal celebration of America's black dance heritage.
Yet with a budget of a couple hundred dollars, and 13 dancers borrowed from the Broadway show Jamaica, in which he was performing, 27-year-old Alvin Ailey Jr.
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.