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Official dancer account of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, now in our 60th season #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #AileyAscending

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SHARING WITH STUDENTS // A @bostonrenaissance student looks on at @alvinailey dancer Chalvar Monteiro/ @chlvrmntro during Q&A. 🌟SWIPE🌟 to see a @bostonrenaissance student play his music live while @alvinailey dancers Solomon Dumas/ @tofuwithmildsauce, Samantha Figgins/ @sfigg_udigg and Chalvar Monteiro/ @chlvrmntro improvise to it! • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #givingdanceback #bosarts #bostoncreates #bostondance #instaailey #celebrityseries @mass4charters 📸by @treborserrot REPOST @celebrityseries

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PURE BEAUTY // Woman crush Wednesday shoutout goes to the gorgeous Yazzmeen Laidler/ @yazzmeen.laidler. 😍 Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #WCW #WomanCrushWednesday #AileyatCityCenter

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AILEY OFF TOUR // The magnificent Riccardo Battaglia/ @riccardo_battaglia in front of the Duomo in Milan-the city where he was born! ❤️ • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #AileyOffTour #Milan #Italy #Hometown #Vacation

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COLLABORATION IS KEY // Michael Francis McBride/ @mickey.mc and Yannick Lebrun/ @yannicklebrun living in their breath-taking beauty and strength. Captured by Andrew Eccles/ @eccles. • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #MCM #ManCrushMonday #Ailey60 #collaboration

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ECLIPSE // Linda Celeste Sims/ @lindacelestesims, Glenn Allen Sims/ @glennallensims, Jacqueline Green/ @jagreen711, and Jeroboam Bozeman/ @jeroboamb in Jessica Lang’s ‘En.’ ‘En’ is Jessica Lang’s 100th ballet and first work on the company. You can catch this audience favorite on our upcoming tour in a city near you! Photo by Paul Kolnik. Lighting design by Nicole Pearce. • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #JessicaLang #EN #Lightingdesign #100thballet

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AILEY OFF TOUR // The beautiful Jessica Amber Pinkett/ @jessica.a.pinkett spending quality time with her fiancé in Nassau, Bahamas! 🌞❤️ • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #AileyOffTour #Nassau #Bahamas #Vacation #QualityTime

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AILEY OFF TOUR // The wonderful Christopher Wilson/ @christopher.r.wilson enjoying time off on vacation in Cancún! 🌞😍• • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #AileyoffTour #Cancun #Mexico #Vacation #Snorkeling

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AILEY TRIO // The wonderful Michael Jackson, Jr./ @mikejackjr, Kanji Segawa, and Jacquelin Harris/ @jacquelinh bringing dance back to young students in a lecture demonstration in Kansas City! Thank you to our friends at @kcfaa for this wonderful experience! ❤️ • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #KCFAA #Ailey60 #AileyTrio

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PERSEVERANCE // The phenomenal Hope Boykin/ @hbdance in Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s impactful work entitled ‘Shelter.’ Photo by Paul Kolnik. • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #JawoleWillaJoZollar #Shelter #Power

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OVERWHELMED WITH THE SPIRIT // Performing ‘Wade in the Water’ always leaves the dancers feeling joyful and whole. Tell us how ‘Wade in the Water’ makes you feel in the comments below!👇The company in Alvin Ailey’s ‘Wade in the Water’ from his masterpiece ‘Revelations.’ • • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #Fromthewings #WadeintheWater #joyful #whole #Spirit

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NIGHT CREATURE // Alvin Ailey’s beloved piece ‘Night Creature’ is a wonderful example of his love for ballet, jazz, Graham, and Horton techniques. With music by Duke Ellington, ‘Night Creature’ is a classic as well as an Ailey dancer and audience favorite. Video by Ghrai DeVore/ @ghrai_. 🌟• • #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #NightCreature #ballet #jazz #graham #horton

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