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Ebony - The Ailey Spirit Gala at New York Lincoln’s Center Highlighted Choreographer Hope Boykin Masterful New Work

Ebony - The Ailey Spirit Gala at New York Lincoln’s Center Highlighted Choreographer Hope Boykin Masterful New Work

The one- night-only Ailey Spirit Gala, which benefits the Ailey organization’s extensive educational and training programs for young people, was held for the first time at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, the evening celebrated the art and soul of dance. A powerful new piece created specifically for the occasion by choreographer and former Ailey company member Hope Boykin featured Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II dancers, students from The Ailey School, and youngsters from AileyCamp, the organization's dance and personal development summer enrichment program.

Medium - The Ailey Spirit Gala 2023

Medium - The Ailey Spirit Gala 2023

ou gotta realize that there ain’t no party like The Ailey Spirit Gala! For the first time The Ailey Spirit Gala was held at the beautiful Jazz at Lincoln Center on the evening of May 24th in Manhattan. The spectacular one night only benefit was a celebration of the art and soul of dance to benefit Ailey’s uplifting programs for young people including scholarships for talented students of The Ailey School and Arts In Education & Community Programs.

Washington Life - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annual Gala

Washington Life - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annual Gala

Celebrating Talent and Beauty: Gala committee members and corporate sponsors including Southern Company joined 500 individual patrons to raise over $1 million to support the Alvin Ailey company's programs and scholarships for local students to attend The Ailey School in New York City.

Town & Country - A Night of Movement and Meaning

Town & Country - A Night of Movement and Meaning

Inside Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2022 gala. On November 30, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrated the opening of its holiday season with a gala performance at New York City Center.

Washington Life Magazine - Alvin Ailey D.C. Gala

Washington Life Magazine - Alvin Ailey D.C. Gala

Dedicated to D.C. : A few months after its performance at the Kennedy Center, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater held its Washington Gala at Wolf Trap and raised nearly $850,000 to benefit local programs and scholarships for area students to attend The Ailey School in New York City. Guests enjoyed drinks and dinner in heavenly spring weather. Artistic Director Robert Battle and Board Member/Event Chairwoman Sela Collins spoke to an audience of more than 200.

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