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Alvin Ailey’s Hope Boykin on How MLK Inspired Her New Work

by Erickka Sy Savané

Two years ago, Hope Boykin, the powerhouse dancer and choreographer who has been a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for the... Read More

‘Great American Dance’ Marks Alvin Ailey’s Major Movie Debut

‘Great American Dance’ Marks Alvin Ailey’s Major Movie Debut

by #teamEBONY

Four outstanding works by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world’s leading modern dance companies, will come to the big screen on... Read More

Alvin Ailey Spirit Gala Rocks Lincoln Center! [WATCH]

Alvin Ailey Spirit Gala Rocks Lincoln Center! [WATCH]

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Led by artistic director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on... Read More

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5 Questions With Alvin Ailey’s Artistic Director Robert Battle

by Riley Wilson

With nearly ninety performances slated for its North American tour, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has a long three months ahead. Artistic Director Robert... Read More

Misty Copeland Films “A Ballerina’s Tale”

Misty Copeland Films “A Ballerina’s Tale”

by Souleo

While the atmosphere was festive at last week’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opening night gala benefit at New York City Center, there were... Read More

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY

As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month this June, Ebony.com wants to give props to African-American pioneers, who not only... Read More

Alvin Ailey Kicks Off Apollo Spring Gala [PHOTOS]

Alvin Ailey Kicks Off Apollo Spring Gala [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY

Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater opened its doors to host the annual Ailey at the Apollo Gala this past May 6. Author Terry McMillan,... Read More

Artist Nick Cave Transforms NYC With Horses and Ailey Dancers

Artist Nick Cave Transforms NYC With Horses and Ailey Dancers

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From March 25–31, 2013, a major project by Chicago-based artist Nick Cave will transform Grand Central Terminal with 30 life-size, multicolored horses, peacefully “grazing”... Read More

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Alvin Ailey’s Latest Season Is Another Hands-Down Winner

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Sequels are rarely more satisfying than the originals, but choreographer Robert Battle just defied the odds this week, launching his second season as artistic... Read More

[INTERVIEW]
Carmen de Lavallade: the Saga Continues

[INTERVIEW]
Carmen de Lavallade: the Saga Continues

by Kristin Braswell

Carmen de Lavallade is the type of name that rolls off the tongue. It’s the type of name you’d expect to see in big... Read More