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Alvin Ailey Headshot
Date Of Birth:
January 05, 1931 (90)
Birth Place:
Rogers, TX, USA
Bio:
Dancer, director, choreographer, and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. (read complete bio)
 
Alvin Ailey Headshot
Date of Birth: January 05, 1931 (90)

Birth Place: Rogers, TX, USA

Bio:
Dancer, director, choreographer, and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. (read complete bio)
ON THE EDGE: PUPPETS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE Announced At Museum Of The City Of New Y Photo ON THE EDGE: PUPPETS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE Announced At Museum Of The City Of New York, December 9
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

'On the Edge: Puppets in Contemporary Culture”  A conversation with Avenue Q's Rick Lyon and Nehprii Amenii has been announced at Museum of the City of New York on December 9th.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center Homecoming Season Kicks Off Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center Homecoming Season Kicks Off This Week
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off its homecoming season with a one-night only gala benefit on Wednesday, December 1 at 7pm, complete with an exceptional performance at New York City Center and dinner-party at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

Renowned LA And Israeli Dancer/Choreographer To Join SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE BRAID Fo Photo Renowned LA And Israeli Dancer/Choreographer To Join SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE BRAID For Zoom Special
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2021

Raised in Israel, Danielle Agami choreographs movements that seem, well, impossible. The founder and artistic director of the renowned Los Angeles–based Ate9 modern dance company, Agami will join moderator and award-winning author Lisa Rosenbaum for an intimate conversation about her vision on Sunday, December 12, 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET.

Ailey's #ReunitedWeDance Opening Night Gala Benefit to Kick Off Homecoming Season Photo Ailey's #ReunitedWeDance Opening Night Gala Benefit to Kick Off Homecoming Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

​​​​​​​Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will launch a three-week homecoming season on December 1 with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. 

A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Will Play Twelfth Year at Birdland Starring Blackhurst, Photo A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Will Play Twelfth Year at Birdland Starring Blackhurst, Caruso, and Stritch
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021

Billy, Klea and Jim are back for a twelfth year with their smash-hit holiday show... and lots of Christmas lights.

Original JERSEY BOYS Star Daniel Reichard Returns to Birdland Stage Photo Original JERSEY BOYS Star Daniel Reichard Returns to Birdland Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

Daniel Reichard, who created the role of Bob Gaudio in the Original Broadway Cast of JERSEY BOYS, will return to the world-famous Birdland Jazz Club stage in New York City on December 20, 2021 at 7pm with his new show, “Let's Christmas!”

Broward Center Announces 2021/22 Dance And Classical Series Photo Broward Center Announces 2021/22 Dance And Classical Series
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2021

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts 2021/2022 Dance and Classical Series presented by PNC Private Bank will deliver the exhilarating and timeless joy found in these artistic forms in a season featuring internationally acclaimed artists whose work has inspired a devoted following of modern fans while continuing to delight longtime connoisseurs.

Cycle 2 Of Douglas Lyons' Next Wave Initiative Opens Submissions Photo Cycle 2 Of Douglas Lyons' Next Wave Initiative Opens Submissions
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021

The Next Wave Initiative has announced open submissions for Cycle 2 of its scholarship program. Founded by Broadway multihyphenate, Douglas Lyons (Chicken and Biscuits and Beau), The Next Wave Initiative is a developmental branch of The Directors Company committed to amplifying future Black voices in the American theatre.

ESTELLA SCROOGE Now Available on Broadway on Demand and Streaming Musicals Photo ESTELLA SCROOGE Now Available on Broadway on Demand and Streaming Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Celebrate the holidays with Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, a modern-day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella. Estella Scrooge features a book by Tony Award winner John Caird and Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon, music and lyrics by Gordon and direction by Caird. 

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek Into Rehearsals for TWYLA NOW at New York City Center Photo VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek Into Rehearsals for TWYLA NOW at New York City Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

The world's most iconic living choreographer Twyla Tharp is celebrating her 80th birthday at City Center on November 17 - 21 with TWYLA NOW-a program of signature works and two world premieres.

BWW Feature: AILEY EXTENSION Invites Participants to Enjoy the Art of Dance Photo BWW Feature: AILEY EXTENSION Invites Participants to Enjoy the Art of Dance
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 11, 2021

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of recently attending a sampling of the Ailey Extension classes. During the 60-minute session we enjoyed three dance techniques that offered by the renowned education program.

Resonance Works Announces Return To Live Performances Photo Resonance Works Announces Return To Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

Resonance Works will make its return to the stage with “Back to the Future,” live at The Greer Cabaret at Theater Square, Saturday and Sunday, November 13 & 14, 2021 at 7:30pm. The Resonance Chamber Orchestra, led by Artistic Director and conductor, Maria Sensi Sellner, performs the

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Be Performed At Kimmel Cultural Campus Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Will Be Performed At Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the return of its beloved annual holiday celebration, A Soulful Christmas, the joyful evening of gospel music and beloved holiday songs. To ensure the health and safety of participating artists, the event will be more intimate- with a smaller number of singers participating socially distanced on an extended stage inside its Verizon Hall on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 7:30 p.m.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts Presents Parsons Dance Photo Segerstrom Center For The Arts Presents Parsons Dance
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents Parsons Dance, led by its Co-Founder and Artistic Director, David Parsons, in its Center debut on Saturday, November 20 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are on sale at scfta.org.

Photos: Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION Photo Photos: Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2021

RECLAMATION explores the metaphysical energy of the original location of the Women’s House of Detention, now the Jefferson Market Library Garden, through dance, celebrating the historic contributions of the queer community to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village culture and identity, in celebration of public performance spaces as an equalizer of accessibility.

Martha Hill Dance Fund Awards to Take Place Virtually This November Photo Martha Hill Dance Fund Awards to Take Place Virtually This November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021

The MARTHA HILL DANCE FUND has announced the 2021 Martha Hill Dance Fund Virtual Celebration, November 22, 2021, streaming pre-recorded via Vimeo, but with the energy of a live happening! 

La MaMa in Association With Stephen Petronio Company Presents Petronio's Punk Picks a Photo La MaMa in Association With Stephen Petronio Company Presents Petronio's Punk Picks and Other Delights
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021

Stephen Petronio Company revives a series of iconic solos and duets from Petronio's formative days coming up in the East Village, featuring collaborations from the '80s and '90s.

The Music Center Announces The 2022 Dance At The Music Center Season Photo The Music Center Announces The 2022 Dance At The Music Center Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021

Dance springs forward as the 19th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) returns with live indoor performances starting March 2022.

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Homecoming Season Tickets Now On Sale Photo Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Homecoming Season Tickets Now On Sale
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021

Tickets are now available for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's return to the stage for a three-week homecoming season from December 1 – 19 featuring special programs celebrating a decade of Artistic Director Robert Battle's leadership, the 50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey's Cry and a farewell performance for acclaimed dancer Jamar Roberts after two decades.

A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Announces Off-Broadway Cast and Dates Photo A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS Announces Off-Broadway Cast and Dates
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021

From the creative team behind the hit musicals Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical and An Evening With Phyllis Hyman comes A SOULFUL CHRISTMAS: A GROOVY MUSICAL REVUE, the holiday disco musical show for lovers of Gospel, R&B and Soul music.

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