Modern dance is waning in popularity, and young people don't seem to feel as connected with the work anymore. So what's a 60-year-old ballet company like Alvin Ailey to do to seem limber again?
Endurance, survival, getting through troubled times: the program that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Wednesday focused on crucial life lessons - some of them grim.
Ailey dancer and choreographer Hope Boykin talks about Ailey’s upcoming performances at the Los Angeles Music Center, and shares a segment from her world premiere r-Evolution, Dream.
In the world of modern dance, there are few companies - if any - that are quite as genre defining as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. And as its dancers prepare to commence a new season - kicking off the two-week string of spring performances with The Ailey Spirit Gala on June 11th - so do we: It seems that summer is finally upon us, and with it, an abundance of fittingly fresh, colorful fashion.
Need a motivation makeover? Look no further than these breathtaking photos!
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the Detroit Opera House this weekend to perform new, cutting-edge pieces such as hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris' "Home" and the perennial favorite "Revelations."