Ailey's Kanji Segawa and Michael Jackson Jr. in Billy Wilson's 'The Winter in Lisbon.' Photo by Paul Kolnik
This month, you can see Ailey perfom in Miami, Orlando and West Palm Beach, with more cities to come in March. View the full tour schedule here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Ailey's Glenn Allen Sims. Photo by Andrew Eccles
“I’m not afraid to say there’s not one song in Revelations that doesn’t hold the listener’s interest. The songs are poetic, and the rhythm that grows out of them is black rhythm. The songs are truthful and a real coming together of music and ideas through dance. The songs also represent a coming together of many things in my head – of youthful energy and enthusiasm, of my concern about...
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Dance at the Ailey Experience in West Palm Beach, FL this weekend only. Learn Alvin Ailey’s Classics and the latest Hip-Hop moves. Feb 18, 19, & 20. #AileyExperienceWPB

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Watch LIVE! Ailey dancers talk about their performance at The Fox Theatre
Today at 4:15 ET catch AJCaccessATL's Facebook live interview with Ailey dancers at the The Fox Theatre in Atlanta!

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Photo by Andrew Eccles
Learn more about Hope Boykin's 'r-Evolution, Dream' here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

The Company in 'r-Evolution, Dream.' Photo by Paul Kolnik
Hope Boykin's 'r-Evolution, Dream.' is a large ensemble work that melds creative storytelling with new music composed by Ali Jackson (Jazz at Lincoln Center), and historic and original writings narrated by Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton).

The Company in 'r-Evolution, Dream.' Photo by Paul Kolnik
Watch and listen to Hope Boykin reveal what it was like choreographing 'r-Evolution, Dream.' on her fellow dancers, whom she calls "the super heroes of dance."
This workshop is designed to expand on Mr. Ailey’s life-long commitment to bringing dance to everyone. Students will learn the rich history of Ailey’s signature style and how he changed the perception of American modern dance. The Ailey Experience workshop gives dancers the opportunity to study with...

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Take a look at ‘Moonlight x Ailey':
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A new dance film short choreographed by Ailey’s Artistic Director Robert Battle, inspired by the Oscar nominated film Moonlight. It features Ailey company member Jamar Roberts and The Ailey School students Christopher Taylor and Jeremy T. Villas.

Fun Fact: Robert Battle, director Barry Jenkins and writer Tarell Alvin McCraney are all...
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Happy Valentine's Day from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater!

The Company in Billy Wilson's Winter in Lisbon. Photo by Teresa Wood
Take a look behind the scenes of the making of Hope Boykin's 'r-Evolution, Dream.'
Veteran company member Hope Boykin was moved to choreograph her new work ‘r-Evolution, Dream.’ after listening to sermons and speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, GA.

The Company in Hope Boykin's 'r-Evolution, Dream.' Photo by Paul Kolnik
The Washington Post describes Johan Inger's 'Walking Mad':

"Of all the dances I’ve seen inspired by the hypnotic crescendo of Ravel’s ‘Bolero,' this is the most interesting. It used familiar music in a new way, exploring just about everything that could be done with a movable wooden wall and nine dancers. Inger led Stockholm’s Cullberg Ballet for five years, and Walking Mad was infused with...
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Ailey's Chalvar Monteiro in 'Sinner Man' from Alvin Ailey's 'Revelations.' photo by Paul Kolnik
Ailey's journey across the US is just getting started. Check out the tour schedule to see where the Company will be performing next: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Ailey's Jacqueline Green. Photo by Andrew Eccles
“Mr. Abraham’s vocabulary, with its rich mix of street and studio suggesting a body at war with itself, is potent and explosive and wonderfully of the moment.” - The New York Times

Learn more about Kyle Abraham's 'Untitled America' here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Ailey's Jacqueline Green, Jeroboam Bozeman, and Renaldo Maurice in 'Untitled America.' Photo by Paul Kolnik
“[Robert Battle’s] Ella is a play of contrasts, and a fiery tribute to female power....There’s Fitzgerald on the one hand, freely diddle-ee-dopping while maintaining total musical control. And the dancers, reacting explosively with the same virtuosic precision amid a rhythmic storm. A solo dance might have been impressive, but not nearly as risky. Battle ups the ante with two moving as one,...
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“Abraham has taken on a heavy subject, and a timely one – the grief experienced by families when a son or daughter enters the prison system. He doesn’t preach or give history lessons. Instead, he lets the movement – weighted, sorrowful – speak for itself.”
- The New Yorker

The Company in Kyle Abraham's 'Untitled America.'