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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was founded in 1958 by dancer, choreographer and visionary Alvin Ailey, to bring African-American cultural expression and the American modern dance tradition to the world.
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Our prestigious faculty trains 3,500 students annually in our Professional Division and Junior Division programs for aspiring dancers.
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The Ailey Studios The Joan Weill Center for Dance has multiple spaces for events of any size, including 12 studios, a patio and the 255 seat Ailey Citigroup Theater. The Ailey Studios are also a spectacular venue for corporate meetings and private receptions.
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