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Ailey Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

On November 15, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gives a special performance for President Jimmy Carter at the White House.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gives its fabled “midnight performance” for the Crown Prince of Morocco. Yielding to the Crown Prince’s insistence that the Company celebrate the new year with him, the dancers do not actually perform until 3am, following a full Moroccan New Year feast!

Joined the Repertory in 1978

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