Night Creature Residencies

In the spring of 2017 Ailey’s Arts In Education & Community Programs launched its newest curriculum initiative: Night Creature: An Imaginative Journey Through Dance, modeled after the Revelationscurriculum. This program for elementary-age youth in 3rd through 5th grades is based on the study of Alvin Ailey’s Night Creature, a fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music. As a large ensemble work, replete with movements that invoke animals in joyful celebration, is ideally suited for engaging young minds.

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CBS 4 Miami - Special Day For Dancing Students

Students of the Henry E. Perrine Elementary School participated in the Night Creature: An Imaginative Journey Through Dance residency with Ailey Arts In Education teaching artists.