You know you’re a local hero when you come back to town with one of America’s premier dance companies and people applaud you just for coming out onstage. That’s what’s been happening for Kirven Douthit-Boyd during Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Boston visits over the past few years.
(Boston, MA) began his formal dance training at the Boston Arts Academy and joined Boston Youth Moves in 1999 under the direction of Jim Viera and Jeannette Neill. He also trained on scholarship at the Boston Conservatory and as a scholarship student at The Ailey School. Mr. Douthit-Boyd has danced with Battleworks Dance Company, The Parsons Dance Company, and Ailey II. He performed at the White House Dance Series in 2010. Mr. Douthit-Boyd joined the Company in 2004.