The dance legend who inspired some of Alvin Ailey's most iconic choreography is guiding a rising star to follow her actual footsteps. Judith Jamison met Ailey in a stairwell after bombing an audition in 1965, when she was 22. But that first misstep leg to a 50-year career after Ailey invited her to join his new Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, which was showcasing black modern dancers just as the civil rights movement was also hitting its stride.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Performances and Speeches at 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Watch Judith Jamison speak on the purpose of dance, Judith Jamison's acceptance speech and her own take on black girl magic, and Jacqueline Green perform Judith Jamison's iconic solo "Cry" featuring vocals by Yolanda Adams.
Rachael McLaren, Yannick Lebrun and Jacqueline Green performed the “Wade in the Water” section of Revelations to promote the national tour.
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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.
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A year ago, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was forced to cancel a performance in Baltimore because of unrest. The company makes an emotional return to The Lyric for two nights starting Tuesday.
More than 30 Baltimore public school students leapt into their dancing dreams Monday during a modern dance master class taught by professionals from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Alvin Ailey dancers Jacqueline Green - also a Baltimore School for the Arts alumni - and Bowie native Daniel Harder, who perform Tuesday and Wednesday at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, taught modern dance techniques to the students in a Lyric dance studio.
It was a dream, come true. Baltimore School for the Arts graduate Jacqueline Green would be returning to her native town to dance with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater.
Jacqueline Green and Sean Carmon of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater preview their performance at UNC' Memorial Hall this week.