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April 07, 2016
You probably danced on your way into work this morning. Every move you made, down to the rhythm of your steps, had a potential story to tell.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, AileyCamp, Robert Battle, ODETTA
March 31, 2016
Whatever you may say about Robert Battle's new "Awakening," you can be sure that it resembles little else in the repertoire of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, which opened its annual Berkeley residency Tuesday, March 29, at UC's Zellerbach Hall. That is the first dance Battle has made for the company since he became artistic director five years ago may have something to do with it.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle, A Case Of You, Awakening
March 04, 2016
Robert Battle, artistic director for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, explains why it was important for him to come back home to Liberty City to teach a master class to aspiring dancers of Miami's Northwestern High School.
Categories: Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
March 03, 2016
Can you remember an inspirational experience that changed your life? Robert Battle certainly can.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle, Awakening
March 02, 2016
With an adrenaline-fueled rush, Robert Battle's "Awakening" ushers in a new era for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. But while it feels like a departure for both Battle as choreographer and for the company, in truth "Awakening" in many ways continues Alvin Ailey's vision.
Categories: Awakening, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle
February 23, 2016
Robert Battle grew up in one of Miami's poorest neighborhoods wearing metal braces on his legs but dreaming of dance. Thirty years later, he runs the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - the very company that inspired him as a child.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle
February 23, 2016
What do dance and social justice have in common? "No Longer Silent," a new piece from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, provides one answer.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle, No Longer Silent
February 16, 2016
Robert Battle and his cousin Dessie Horne, who raised him, pose for a photo at the African Heritage Cultural Art Center in Liberty City on Jan. 18. Robert Battle is the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Categories: Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
February 15, 2016
Ever since Miami-raised Robert Battle became artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the company has been embraced here not just with enthusiasm, but with pride. That sense of ownership was amplified at the troupe's Thursday opening at the Adrienne Arsht Center, which co-sponsored the first dance Battle has made for the Ailey company since he took charge in 2011.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle
February 15, 2016
It's been nearly five years since Robert Battle succeeded Judith Jamison as artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. As with many changes in an arts organization's leadership, there were questions.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle
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