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13 edition of Alvin Ailey found in the catalog.

Alvin Ailey

a life in dance

by Jennifer Dunning

  • 106 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Ailey, Alvin,
    • Dancers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Include bibliographical references (p. 419-447) and index.

      StatementJennifer Dunning.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1785.A38 D85 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 468 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL977958M
      ISBN 100201626071
      LC Control Number96015167

      Alvin Ailey founded what would become one of the world's most famous modern dance companies. From its earliest days, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performed dances that reflected the African-American cultural experience to concert dance audiences. Ailey's iconic work Revelations continues t. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Official E-Shop. This website collects data to provide you with the best possible shopping experience.

      Alvin Ailey was a popular African-American choreographer of the 20th century. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. About the Show. One of the world’s favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is beloved for their incomparable sense of joy, freedom and spirit. The incomparable connection between dancers and audience coupled with brilliant choreography make for the kind of experience that brings audiences back year after year.

      In , Alvin Ailey choreographed the ballet, Cry, as a birthday present for his mother; it went on to become an enduring work of American art. This minute solo, which was first danced by the legendary Judith Jamison, is dedicated to "all black women. Go to Chapter One Section • Go to Book World's Review. Alvin Ailey A Life in Dance By Jennifer Dunning. Chapter One: Busy as Soon as He Was Born. The sky is .


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Alvin Ailey Jr. was born to Alvin and Lula Elizabeth Ailey on January 5,in Rogers, Texas. He was an only child, and his father, a laborer, left the family when Alvin Jr.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.

DeFrantz's study is not the first book about the protean Ailey, who was born in hardscrabble Texas in and died in after creating close to 80 works.

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Revelations: The Autobiography of Alvin Ailey relates the powerful story of one man's painful search for identity despite a lifetime of remarkable achievement.

For the first time, Ailey speaks about the events and individuals who made him what he was, especially. Alvin Ailey NPR coverage of Alvin Ailey by Andrea Davis Pinkney and J.

Brian Pinkney. News, author interviews, critics' picks and freelancerscomic.com: Andrea Davis Pinkney. Mar 13,  · I ordered this book for my 17 year old daughter, who lives and breathes dance, at her request as she wanted to know more of Alvin's life and what inspired him after studying Alvin Ailey for A level Dance.

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In their first children's book collaboration, this markedly talented husband-and-wife team offers a warm profile of dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey (), whose dance company lives on today.Feb 28,  · Editorial Reviews.

Though choreographer Ailey (), founder and artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, lived for 30 years in the public eye, the details of his life and character have remained largely mysterious, glimpsed only in such acclaimed signature works as ``Revelations'' ().Author: Alvin Ailey.Alvin Ailey founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and won international fame as both a dancer and choreographer, a creator and arranger of dance performances.

Rough beginning. Alvin Ailey Jr. was born to Alvin and Lula Elizabeth Ailey on January 5,in Rogers, Texas. He was an only child, and his father, a laborer, left the family.