Ailey's Next Revelation

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Please Credit Photo: Elaine P. Wynn and Ailey II. Photo by Christopher Duggan

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is currently expanding The Joan Weill Center for Dance – the largest and most active destination for dance in New York City – to add studios, classrooms and technology and increase its ability to serve Ailey’s many constituents: students at all levels, the two professional companies and audiences around the nation and the world.

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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Begins Expansion Of The Joan Weill Center For Dance And Names New Education Wing In Honor Of Philanthropist Elaine Wynn

Leaders of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation today celebrated the expansion of Ailey’s permanent home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, with a ceremonial roof-breaking to mark the company’s upward growth. The event featured an unveiling of the design for the expanded building and performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Jacqueline Green, Ailey II and students from The Ailey School.

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The New York Times - Arts, Briefly

The Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is raising the roof: It held a ceremonial "roof-breaking" performance on Tuesday to celebrate the beginning of a $25 million construction project that will add three more stories of studios, classrooms and offices to its Manhattan home.