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Judith Jamison Wins Prime Time Emmy Award for "A Hymn for Alvin Ailey"

Orlando Bagwell’s documentary “A Hymn for Alvin Ailey,” inspired by Judith Jamison’s work Hymn, is broadcast nationally on PBS’ Great Performances.

Judith Jamison wins her first Prime Time Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Choreography for her work on the hour-long PBS Great Performances documentary, “A Hymn for Alvin Ailey.”

Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble and Alvin Ailey American Dance Center are renamed Ailey II and The Ailey School, respectively.

AileyCamps are successfully launched in Chicago, IL and Bridgeport, CT.

Ailey II enters its 25th Anniversary season. Sylvia Waters celebrates her 25th year as Artistic Director.

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey celebrates its 15th Anniversary and the 10th Anniversary of AileyCamp.

Divining, created in 1984 by Artistic Director Judith Jamison, is revived in a new production.

Judith Jamison receives The Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime contribution to American culture through the performing arts—the nation’s highest official distinction for creative artists.