Alvin Ailey, African American choreographer and activist, founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in NYC. Ailey is credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African American participation
Alvin Ailey, founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. The choreographic masterpiece 'Revelations' is believed to be the best known and most often seen modern dance performance. Alvin Ailey received the Kennedy Center Honors in
Honoree: Judith Jamison I have never experienced any performance of Revelations by the Ailey Dance Troupe, as I sat there watching the beauty of Judith Jamison. dancer, choreographer, and Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.