There aren't many people left on earth who can speak to the spirit of Alvin Ailey - not in terms of his dances or the institution he created, but the man. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 60th anniversary this season and along with that, the work of another choreographer who mercifully is on earth right now: Ronald K. Brown. Through his dances, he speaks to the spirit of Ailey, and for nearly 20 years now he has enriched Ailey's company with unaffected, soulful choreography that gives its dancers dimension and depth.
Newport Beach Independent - Center Stage: Local Dancer Takes The Stage With Alvin Ailey At Segerstrom Center
Huntington Beach native Danica Paulos remembers her excitement at seeing the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre at Segerstrom Center when she was a teenager. Alvin Ailey returns to Segerstrom Center April 19-22 and Paulos will again be there, but this time as a member of the company.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will give the first of six performances tonight at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. But first, they are here with us - with a sneak preview of ‘Untitled America.’
Take a peek at the dancers who will be heating up the stage in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s latest engagement. One of the great pleasures of dance can be watching gorgeous bodies in motion.
All those years being driven by her grandmother back and forth on I-405 from her Huntington Beach home to dance practice in Santa Monica were worth it for Danica Paulos. She'll be among the principal dancers when Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to Costa Mesa for six performances this month, plus a free Arts Plaza performance, "Revelations Celebration," aimed at introducing audiences to some of the most iconic choreography from the company's famed founder.
Along with summer comes the temptation to obsess over our suddenly exposed bodies. But we can think of no better model for our bikini confidence #goals than the strong, elegant dancers of Alvin Ailey.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater carries on Alvin Ailey’s pioneering legacy of uplifting, uniting and celebrating the human spirit as Ailey’s extraordinary dancers bring life to a wide variety of premieres, new productions and classic works. The company returns to Los Angeles April 15-19 with a six performance engagement at The Music Center led by Artistic Director Robert Battle with three powerful and memorable programs at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Danica Paulos: Of the many terrific dancers in Ailey II, only a small fraction graduate to the senior ranks of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. It was no surprise when Danica Paulos was among the chosen few last spring.
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