The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, performing their signature and most famous suite, Revelations.
Alvin Ailey (January 5, 1931 - December 1, 1989)
Alvin Ailey does Revelations
Alvin Ailey American Dance Company
We can go on talking about racism and who treated whom badly, but what are you going to do about it? Are you going to wallow in that or are you going to create your own agenda? ~ Judith Jamison | Living Ma'at
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Dancers of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, founded by African American choreographer and activist, Alvin Ailey.
Alvin Ailey, iconic dancer, choreographer and founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, March 1955. Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.
Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov dance together during a 1976 press conference to announce the premiere of “Pas de Duke,” a duet choreographed for them by Alvin Ailey set to the music of Duke Ellington.
"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work." --- Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey was an American choreographer and activist who popularized modern dance and revolutionized African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.