Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. The Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on 6 continents-as well as millions more through television broadcasts. In 2008, a U.S.
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has performed for over 23 million people in 48 states and in 71 countries on 6 continents, celebrating the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition.
- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's company website
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- Review - "Alvin Ailey Troupe Leaps Beyond Its Founder's Legacy": The Washington Post
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
2/3/2015 - 2/8/2015
Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, "America's cultural ambassador to the world" returns for its annual engagement for more captivating new works and enduring classics, including Alvin Ailey's signature masterpiece Revelations.