VIDEO: Becoming Ailey In celebration of the 60th Anniversary VideoVIDEO: Becoming Ailey In celebration of the 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Artistic Director Robert Battle and members of Ailey's creative team collaborated with Bob Bonniol and Caryl Glaab of MODE Studios, Inc. to create this video tribute that includes rarely-seen photos, videos and audio interviews with the late Alvin Ailey.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks Alvin Ailey VideoVIDEO: Vanessa Williams Talks Alvin Ailey
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Actress Vanessa Williams and her daughter Jillian Hervey 'Lion Babe' share what Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater means to them in the video below!

VIDEO: TAKADEME by Robert Battle: Reimagined VideoVIDEO: TAKADEME by Robert Battle: Reimagined
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Did you know Robert Battle choreographed 'Takademe' in a tiny NYC apartment 19 years ago? Watch Ailey's Yannick Lebrun perform it in a tiny NYC apartment.

VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey VideoVIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Nurturing New Voices panel was a discussion on how arts institutions can nurture new voices. Moderated by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle with participants including Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Rennie Harris (Founder of Rennie Harris Puremovement and Ailey's 2018–19 Artist-in-Residence), Tarell Alvin McCraney (playwright), Shanta Thake (Senior Director of Artistic Programs at the Public Theater), and Darren Walker (President of The Ford Foundation).

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Ailey's 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center, November 28 - December 30, will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with premieres by some of today's most revered and prolific choreographers along with timeless treasures by Alvin Ailey. From Rennie Harris comes the Company's first two-act work, Lazarus, inspired by the life and legacy of Mr. Ailey and addressing the racial inequities our nation has faced, in 1958 when the company was founded and today.

BWW TV: First Look at Alvin Ailey's Season Highlights
by TV - On the Road - Dec 30, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, returns to the New York City Center stage from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2014. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, The Company will present premieres, new productions and exciting performances by Ailey's acclaimed dancers that have become a joyous holiday tradition.