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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In addition, Bader has directed and produced several dance documentaries including Alvin Alley American Dance Theatre-Body parts for WNET.
Background/Responsibilities: Battle will shape the artistic profile of Alvin Alley American Dance Theater.
* Alvin Alley American Dance Theater 50th Anniversary Season.
She also admires the work of the Alvin Alley American Dance Theater, a New York City-based company that tours extensively.
Enhanced with the inclusion of 130 paintings, as well as a profusion of photographs of Bearden and his friends, "Roemare Bearden" also incorporates poet Derek Walcott and writer Albuert Murray's critical assessments of Bearden's enduring legacy, along with the thoughts of such luminaries as james Baldwin, Alvin Alley, and Ralph Ellison.
Enhanced with the inclusion of 130 paintings, as well as a profusion of photographs of Bearden and his friends, "Romare Bearden" also incorporates poet Derek Walcott and writer Albuert Murray's critical assessments of Bearden's enduring legacy, along with the thoughts of such luminaries as James Baldwin, Alvin Alley, and Ralph Ellison.
The neurobiologist who had the opportunity to join the renowned Alvin Alley Dance Company, the higher education professor who initially preferred beaches to books, the law professor who graduated from high school with a 1.8 GPA--they don't fit the stereotypes of the stuffy scholar.
Alley Spirit: The Journey of an American Dance Company by Alvin Alley American Dance Foundation Text by Robert Tracy, Foreword by Wynton Marsalis Stewart, Tabori & Chang, January 2005 $35, ISBN 1-584-79364-3
The ads are running in major publications targeted to African-American readers, including Vibe, Sophisticates Black Hair, Essence, Upscale, Hype Hair, Today's Black Woman, Total Hair and Beauty, Braids and Beauty and Alvin Alley Magazine.
Since its completion, Jackson has joined the Alvin Alley Dance Company, and Carlson was cast in Edward Albee's The Goat on Broadway and in the Roundabout Theatre Company's Tartuffe.