Alvin Ailey’s Tribute to Black Women Everywhere

In our July issue’s History: Lesson Plan, we learn about Alvin Ailey, who founded what would become one of the world’s most famous modern dance companies. From its earliest days, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performed dances that reflected the...

AileyCamp Celebrates 25 years in Kansas City

Former Ailey principal Nasha Thomas-Schmitt with Newark AileyCampers Though Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater enjoys super-star status as a company, its leaders know great dance often grows from humble beginnings. As part of the organization’s Arts in Education...

Elisa Clark: What My Teacher Taught Me

Having to learn a large chunk of new material in a short amount of time isn’t a new conundrum for dancers, but that doesn’t make it any less stressful. Elisa Clark, who has previously danced for Lar Lubovitch and Mark Morris, recently joined Ailey—just in...

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