Alvin Ailey http://wlrn.org en Local Dancers Train With Alvin Ailey Dance Company At The Arsht http://wlrn.org/post/local-dancers-train-alvin-ailey-dance-company-arsht <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Once a year the Alvin </span>Ailey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> American Dance Theater comes to town to perform at the </span>Arsht<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center. Wednesday night the rehearsal director of the company taught a free master class for any dancers interested. The only requirements were that dancers had to be at intermediate level and 16 or older.</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:51:06 +0000 Lisann Ramos 28186 at http://wlrn.org Local Dancers Train With Alvin Ailey Dance Company At The Arsht Alvin Ailey Dance Director Comes Home To Miami http://wlrn.org/post/alvin-ailey-dance-director-comes-home-miami <p>On an icy night in late December, Miami native Robert Battle, the new artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, saw his past and future come together in the heart of New York City.</p><p>After a year and a half of public grooming, of working alongside his towering predecessor, Judith Jamison, Battle was finally at the head of modern dance's most famous company, and in programming the troupe's annual five-week season at City Center Theatre, a major event in the New York dance world, he had made his real debut as director.</p> Sun, 19 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Jordan Levin 1819 at http://wlrn.org Alvin Ailey Dance Director Comes Home To Miami