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WSB-TV - Alvin Ailey Offers Dance Workshops For Undeserved Students

Master teacher and former Ailey dancer Nasha Thomas shared some of her dance moves with students from Bowie Elementary and Charles Drew Charter. The Alvin Ailey Revelations workshop took place at the High Museum of Art in Northeast Atlanta. The workshop is part of Ailey’s new program, Destination Dance.

The Wall Street Journal - Video: So You Think You Can Dance Ailey's 'Revelations'?

The Wall Street Journal - Video: So You Think You Can Dance Ailey's 'Revelations'?

Alvin Ailey's 1960 modern dance masterpiece "Revelations" has been performed in 71 countries, and it reliably brings audiences to their feet, even dancing in the aisles. The combination of modern dance and spirituals creates a sense of uplift so infectious that most people leave the theater either singing the music or trying to dance the steps. Last week, they got a chance to learn those steps for real.

South Bend Tribune - Alvin Ailey Outreach Teaches Dance To Local Students

It's a moving experience when Nasha Thomas-Schmitt brings the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's program to schools. Thomas-Schmitt, a dancer now in charge of the company's outreach program, put students in the South Bend Community School Corporation's arts magnets and others through their paces last week.

The Miami Herald - Alvin Ailey Dance Workshop

Students from Charles Drew Middle School, in Liberty City, participated in a workshop held by Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, WEdnesday, February 13, 2013. The Ailey troupe is building stronger connections to Miami because their artistic director Robert Battle has roots here.

NY Daily News - Ailey Dancers Teach City Kids The Moves

NY Daily News - Ailey Dancers Teach City Kids The Moves

For six weeks this summer, more than 100 city kids will learn dance techniques in Washington Heights from some of the best trained dancers in the country. AileyCamp, a program of the world-famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, kicked off last week, transforming IS 90 into a dancer's playground.

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