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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Archives Donated to the Library of Congress

On February 8, a ceremony in Washington, DC commemorates the donation of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Archives to the Library of Congress.

Renee Robinson celebrates her 25th anniversary with the Company, making her the first woman to achieve such a milestone.

On June 21, “Beyond the Steps: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater” premieres as a Dance in America special on Thirteen/WNET New York’s Great Performances on PBS.

On July 3, the Company embarks on a three-week run at the Le Etés de la danse de Paris. In response to overwhelming demand, the Company’s engagement is extended for three additional performances.

In July, Ailey II performs at the 97th NAACP Convention in Washington, DC.