Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931 – December 1, 1989) was an African-American
choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
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In 1958, he founded Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater to carry out his
His mother, then only 17 years old, was forced to care for him alone after his father abandoned the family early on. The Alvin Ailey
Founded in 1958, the Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater has performed before millions of people throughout the world. Ai
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74% of the dancers of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are graduates of
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Feb 4, 2016 ... Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congressional
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - Sunday,
February 07, 2016. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the company makes its
Kelvin Rotardier, a beloved member of the Ailey family, passed away peacefully
on Tuesday, February 9 at the age of 85. He was one of the earliest members of ...