Lauryn Hill At Alvin Ailey’s ‘Awakening,’ Debut At New York City Center

ailey at nyc1On Friday, December 4th, Grammy-award winning singer and Harlem fave Lauryn Hill was in attendance for the debut of the powerful work. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater unveiling of Robert Battle’s Awakening, first world premiere since becoming Artistic Director at the New York City Center.   Continue Reading →

Ailey 2015: Activism Through Art

Jeroboam Bozeman and Chalvar Monteiro in Rennie Harris' 'Exodus.' Photo by Paul Kolnik

Jeroboam Bozeman and Chalvar Monteiro in Rennie Harris’ ‘Exodus.’ Photo by Paul Kolnik

By Dontré L. Conerly

Like so many others responding to the current tensions in our country, the Alvin Ailey company added its voice to the swell of voices demanding #BlackLivesMatter. Continue Reading →

Fab Ailey Star Studded Opening Night Gala

Jessica+Lang+and+Kanji+Segawa+with+Robert+Battle.++Photo+by+Christopher+Duggan._be406caa-c311-47a1-b195-c9b0f2da402b-prvLast night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with an Opening Night Gala Benefit. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Great American Dance Inaugural Screenings Announced

LCatM0vies200pxby200pxLincoln Center at the Movies, the new cinema series recently announced by Lincoln Center in partnership with Fathom Events, will open in fall 2015 with Great American Dance presenting performances by four of America’s leading companies. Continue Reading →