The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing their signature and most famous suite, Revelations.
Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931 - December 1, 1989)
Alvin Ailey does Revelations
Alvin Ailey American Dance Company
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, founded by African American choreographer and activist Alvin Ailey.
Alvin Ailey Más
Judith Jamison in Alvin Ailey’s Cry, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, 1976. Photo by Max Waldman ~~~ I love the movement here....
Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov dance together during a 1976 press conference to announce the premiere of “Pas de Duke,” a duet choreographed for them by Alvin Ailey set to the music of Duke Ellington.
Alvin Ailey, iconic dancer, choreographer and founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, March 1955. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.
"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work." --- Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer and activist who popularized modern dance and revolutionized African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.