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Cuesheet 2012-2013 Season

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Performance/Demonstration

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Performance/DemonstrationAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater shares "Ailey Magic" with students, giving insights into the history of the company and its founder Alvin Ailey. The company performs their signature work, Revelations, and the new dance piece Another Night by up-and-coming choreographer Kyle Abraham.

View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.

KC Connection
Choreographer Kyle Abraham compares his choreography to gumbo, a Southern soup
Master + Work
Find out how Ailey explored themes of African American heritage and culture through dance
This Day in the Arts
January 05, 1931: Alvin Ailey is born in Rogers, Texas
Field Guide
Everything you need to know before you go to a dance performance
Collection
Learn about the African American experience through the arts — and discover the contributions of African Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
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