Antonio Douthit-Boyd

Antonio Douthit Photo by Andrew Eccles
(St. Louis, MO) Antonio Douthit-Boyd began his dance training at age 16 at the Center of Contemporary Arts under the direction of Lee Nolting and at the Alexandra School of Ballet. He also trained at North Carolina School of the Arts, the Joffrey Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. Mr. Douthit-Boyd became a member of Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1999 and appeared in featured roles in the ballets South African Suite, Dougla, Concerto in F, Return, and Dwight Rhoden’s Twist. He was promoted to soloist in 2003. He also performed with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. Mr. Douthit-Boyd joined the Company in 2004.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s “An Evening Of Ailey And Jazz” Opening Night Gala Benefit Performance & Party Honoring Diageo, North America – Wednesday, November 30th At 7pm

On Wednesday, November 30th at 7pm, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off a five-week holiday season with a star-studded gala benefit, including a performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. The Gala honors Diageo, North America and benefits the creation of new works, scholarships to The Ailey School, and Ailey’s educational programs for young people.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2017 North American Tour Reaches Nearly 20 Cities From February 3 – May 14

Following an expansive five-week holiday season at New York City Center from November 30 – December 31, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will share its unparalleled artistry with audiences from coast to coast during a 19-city North American tour beginning February 3rd in Philadelphia, PA. On February 7th, a week-long engagement at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. kicks off with a gala to benefit Ailey's D.C. programs, including the creation of new works, arts-in-education activities, and scholarships to talented young area dancers to attend The Ailey School in New York.

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Tickets Now On Sale: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre Feb. 15-19, 2017 For Spectacular Stop On North American Tour

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announces a return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre, February 15 – 19, 2017 as part of a 19-city North American tour that will astound and uplift returning and new audiences alike. Tickets are now on sale for six breathtaking performances that will feature a wide variety of classics, favorites and timely premieres.

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amNY - Dancing To Explore American Injustice

The world of dance has some iconic imagery. Sugarplum fairies, swans in lakes...detainees in American prisons. The third one might not sound so familiar now, but with the final installation of choreographer Kyle Abraham's "Untitled America" premiering in the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's winter season, the three-part piece that looks at the far reaching impact on the nation's prison system could join the ranks of important dance works.

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Playbill - Dancing For Change

"Believing firmly that through dance one can change minds or uplift - not just entertain, but also educate - seems to me to be the backbone of the company," says Robert Battle, the Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. In the wake of a traumatizing year in American life, Battle feels that the time is right for the Company to once again step into the fray of current events.