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 →

Jump For Joy, It’s Ailey II At NYU Skirball

The Ailey organization continues its 60th Anniversary celebration during the annual New York season of Ailey II – The Next Generation of Dance. Continue Reading →

Ailey’s 60th Anniversary Season At NYC Center Comes To A Celebratory Close

There are just 13 chances left to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday engagement at New York City Center before the season finale on December 30 at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

Ailey’s 60th Anniversary Opening Night Gala And Five-Week Holiday Engagement Launch

On November 28th, 2018, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party.

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Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Others Honor Ailey Founder On 60th Anniversary

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only—but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the performing arts. Continue Reading →

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