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Alvin Ailey

Two Dance Companies Move Beyond Balanchine

Twenty seconds into Elena Kunikova’s Divertimento at last Saturday’s Dance Theatre of Harlem matinee at the City Center, I whispered to my companion, “This isn’t a company ballet, it’s a school performance.” It would have been more accurate to say, “It’s a teaching tool.” Kunikova has been a superb coach and pedagogue in America for many years, drawing on her experience first as a student and then as a leading dancer at the Kirov (now Maryinsky); she’s been particularly successful staging 19th-century Russian classics for the Trocks, somehow marrying her immaculate renditions of obscure ballets to the company’s parodic predilection. 708 more words


Artist a Day Challenge 2016- 23-25: Pas de Duke: Alvin Ailey, Judith Jamison, Mikhail Baryshnikov & the Art of Movement

I somehow missed a post yesterday!  Thankfully I follow some incredible creatives on Instagram who inspire me daily, in fact so much so that I’m covering three inspirational artists and art forms in one post! 407 more words

Alvin Ailey February 2016 Review

I saw Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Thursday, February 11, 2016. I made previous post in the days before of snippets of some of the dances I saw and HERE is my review. 609 more words

Ciara's Dance World

What Went Well

  1. I took one of my daughters and a friend of hers to see the Alvin Ailey Dance Company perform — wow! We’ve seen them before but they amaze me every time, especially their signature piece, “Revelations.” Because the creative spirit is a gift and we are blessed to have such artists among us.
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Fox Theatre (February 10-14, 2016)

Location:  The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Wednesday- Friday, 8:00 PM
Saturday, 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, 3:00 PM… 27 more words