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The Hunt

The Hunt

(2001)   Choreographer: Robert Battle Music: Les Tambours du Bronx   Artistic Director Robert Battle’s athletic work for six men reveals the predatory side of human nature and the primitive thrill of the hunt. A thundering...

Revelations

Revelations

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey.  Alvin Ailey said that one of America’s richest treasures was the cultural heritage of the African-American —"sometimes sorrowful, sometimes jubilant, but... always hopeful." This enduring classic is a...

Troy Powell, Artistic Director

Troy Powell, Artistic Director

On July 1, 2012, Troy Powell became only the second person to lead Ailey II since its inception in 1974. A native New Yorker, Mr. Powell began his dance training at the age of nine as a scholarship student at The Ailey School. Following his...

Sylvia Waters, Artistic Director Emerita

Sylvia Waters, Artistic Director Emerita

Sylvia Waters was personally selected by Alvin Ailey in 1974 as Artistic Director of Ailey II and led the company for 38 years.  A graduate of The Juilliard School, Ms. Waters earned a B.S. in Dance prior to moving to Paris, where she appeared...

Tracy Inman, Co-Director of The Ailey School

Tracy Inman, Co-Director of The Ailey School

Tracy Inman is a native of Washington, D.C. and a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts where he majored in music. In 1981, he changed his artistic course from music to dance and moved to New York City where he was awarded a scholarship...

Takademe

Takademe

(1999)                                         &nb...

Robert Battle, Artistic Director

Robert Battle, Artistic Director

Robert Battle became artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in July 2011 after being personally selected by Judith Jamison, making him only the third person to head the Company since it was founded in 1958. Mr. Battle has a long-standing...

Revelations

(1960)   Choreographer: Alvin Ailey Music: Traditional   Alvin Ailey’s timeless masterpiece Revelations has become one of the most well-known and respected ballets in the history of dance, acclaimed as a must-see for all and...

Renee Robinson, Guest Artist

Renee Robinson, Guest Artist

(Washington, DC) began her training in classical ballet at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet. She was the recipient of two Ford Foundation scholarships to the School of American Ballet and was awarded full scholarships to the Dance Theatre of...

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