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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | New York NY

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was founded in 1958 by dancer, choreographer, and visionary Alvin Ailey, to bring African-American Dance to all audiences.


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About Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | New York NY


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, located in New York City, is an iconic brand known for its incredible dance performances and rich history. As one of the premier dance companies in the world, they offer a range of products and services that celebrate the beauty and humanity of African-American heritage and other cultures. The brand comprises two performing companies: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II, each showcasing their unique artistry and talent.

In addition, they have The Ailey School and Ailey Extension, providing world-class training and education programs for aspiring dancers of all ages. Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation's mission is to build an extended cultural community that offers dance performances, training and education, and community programs for all people. They aim to inspire and move audiences through their performances, illuminating the human spirit and sparking change.

Their core values include reaching excellence, inspiring others, building an inclusive community, and progressing with purpose. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, Alvin Ailey has thrived and continued to make progress with its initiatives. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for innovation, they have transcended time and circumstances to deliver exceptional dance experiences.

Stay informed about the latest news and offers from Alvin Ailey by signing up for their monthly newsletter. Experience the power of dance and join the vibrant community created by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater


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