(New York) December 6, 2018 – In celebration of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary, Ailey Extension invites people to experience the life, legacy, and artistry of Alvin Ailey through intimate panels and workshops led by his illustrious former dancers. Sylvia Waters will moderate the Growing Up with Alvin Ailey Legacy Panel on December 10, featuring former Ailey stars Sarita Allen, Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish, and Desmond Richardson as they share personal stories, individual experiences, and life lessons learned during their tenure dancing for the legendary founder. On January 5, what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 88th birthday, Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison leads an exclusive Celebrating Alvin Ailey Workshop to share cherished memories of Mr. Ailey and teach some of his most well-known choreography.
Ailey Ascending 60th Anniversary Celebration Honors Groundbreaking Founder While Taking Bold New Leaps To Elevate Organization's Reach And Impact
August 1, 2018 (NEW YORK CITY) —When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only—but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the performing arts. Mr. Ailey became one of the groundbreaking greats in African American history, while the work of his Company grew beyond the limits of the stage to encompass education at all levels, community outreach and cultural diplomacy. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater now embodies six decades of achievement, celebrating the human spirit with performances that unite and inspire all.
Judith Jamison Conducts An Exclusive Classics Workshop At The Ailey Extension To Honor Alvin Ailey’s Rich Legacy On His 86th Birthday
December 12, 2016 – On the heels of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s joyous New York City Center holiday season, Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison will teach an exclusive Ailey Classics Workshop on Thursday, January 5 at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate what would’ve been Alvin Ailey’s 86th birthday. Ms. Jamison will impart Ailey’s signature style, which changed the perception of American dance around the world, showing audiences that dance can truly be an expression of the spirit.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces the Winners of the 2011 REYATAZ® (atazanavir sulfate) "Fight HIV Your Way" Contest
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced the 10 first-place winners of the 2011 REYATAZ “Fight HIV Your Way” contest. The contest uses the power of words and visual arts as a platform to help raise awareness and lessen the stigma surrounding HIV.
America's cultural ambassador celebrates 50 years of Revelations in Norway, Russia, Germany and Switzerland. 10-week tour will mark passing of Artistic Director mantle from Judith Jamison to Robert Battle on July 1 in Moscow, where Company launches "American Seasons in Russia" program under auspices of U.S.-Rissia bilateral presidential commission.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 24-City U.S. Tour Celebrating 50 Years of Alvin Ailey's Revelations
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as a vital American "Cultural Ambassador to the World," will inspire, enlighten and entertain from February through May in 24 North American cities, continuing the celebration of the 50 years of Alvin Ailey's Revelations.
Announcing One-Night-Only Program and Special Guest Artists Performances for Judith Jamison Farewell Season Closer on January 2nd
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s upcoming performances at New York City Center feature special collaborations and guest performances with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Sweet Honey In The Rock, and special guest artists in a Judith Jamison Farewell performance closing the season on January 2nd at 7:30pm.
Mayor Bloomberg and Meryl Streep Present 2010 Mayor's Awards for Arts and Culture at Alice Tully Hall
Mayor Presents World-renowned American Dancer and Choreographer Judith Jamison with the 2010 NYC Handel Medallion, the City’s Highest Award for Achievement in the Arts.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present Judith Jamison with The NYC Handel Medallion, the highest official honor given by the City of New York, on Monday, November 8th. Established in 1959 by Mayor Robert F. Wagner, recipients are selected for their outstanding contributions to the city’s intellectual and cultural life.
Judith Jamison, Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Named 2010-2011 Ambassador to the Arts by Guide for the Arts
Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Judith Jamison has been named the 2010-2011 Ambassador to the Arts award winner by Guide for the Arts. Jamison is being honored for her 45 years of dedication and contributions to the Arts community.