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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a modern dance company based in New York, New York. It was founded in 1958 by choreographer and dancer Alvin Ailey. It is made up of 30 dancers, led by artistic director Robert Battle and associate artistic director Masazumi Chaya.

  • also known as AAADT

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Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of African American History (2015)

by Jessie Carney Smith, Lean'tin Bracks, Linda T Wynn

Since the early 1960s two of the leading dance companies in the United States, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Dance Theater of Harlem, have been headed by black males and composed largely of black dancers.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Dance company. Alvin Ailey (b Rogers ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 12: Music by Bill C. Malone

Alvin Ailey, a native of Texas who moved as a youth to Los Angeles, formed the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958, one of the most highly acclaimed and widely known companies in the United States. Various famous productions ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER: STEPS AHEAD.” (PBS, 8 February 1991.) A production of Great Performances' Dance in America series, this show offered two works: “For Bird—With Love,” Ailey's tribute to saxophonist Charlie ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater began as a repertory company of seven dancers devoted to both modern dance classics and new works created by Ailey and other young artists. Successful from the start, the company's first concert ...

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