Masazumi Chaya, Associate Artistic Director, To Retire At The End Of The Upcoming Season

Robert Battle, Artistic Director of Harlem fave Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, announced today that the Company’s beloved mainstay for nearly five decades, Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya, intends to retire. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys Producer Of Barry Jenkins Directed Fox Searchlight Film Alvin Ailey

Fox Searchlight has just announced that Harlem’s Alicia Keys and others will Produce and Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) will direct its untitled film based on the life and work of Alvin Ailey. Continue Reading →

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off Lincoln Center Season

Capping off a joyous 60th Anniversary celebration that reached from coast to coast, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for seven performances at the David H. Koch Theater June 12 – 16, 2019. Continue Reading →


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