Alvin Ailey Key Info and Facts

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Executive Director 1990-1993
Michael Kaiser
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1960
Revelations
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Lester Horton
T-Shape, Travelling around the space as much as possible
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Martha Graham
Contraction and Release
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Katherine Dunham
Carribbean, African and African American Folk Dance patterns modified
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1562-1807
The Slave Trade
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1943
Judith Jamison Born
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2011
Robert Battle Appointed as Artistic Director
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1989
Judith Jamison Appointed as Artisitc Director
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Aged 11
Alvin AIley moved to LA
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December 1992
AAADT featured on the Donahue show viewed by 18m people
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1931
Alvin Ailey Born
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in the 1950's and 60's
Performed in Broadway Shows
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1984
Divining
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Signature Solo
Cry (1971)
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Ailey Signature Actions
Deep Plie, Ailey Arms, Arabesques
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Card 2

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Revelations

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1960

Card 3

Front

T-Shape, Travelling around the space as much as possible

Back

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Card 4

Front

Contraction and Release

Back

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Card 5

Front

Carribbean, African and African American Folk Dance patterns modified

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