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Alvin Ailey Residency Lecture and Discussion
Sylvia Waters, Ailey II Artistic Director Emerita, and Ana-Marie Forsythe, Chair of the Horton Department use selected texts, including Jennifer Dunning’s biography Alvin Ailey: A Life in Dance, and archival footage of performances and interviews, to explore Mr. Ailey’s singular vision. The program will look at the impact of his work on the arts and society with special attention to his musical collaborations with Duke Ellington, Max Roach and Charlie Mingus, among others.
February 3, 1-2:30 pm
February 4, 11 am-12:20 pm
These lecture/discussions are free and open to the public.
Salem State University. O'Keefe Center Dance Studio. 225 Canal Street.
More About Salem State University
Founded in 1854, Salem State University gained its university status on July 28, 2010. Over 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students study at the university, which has both full-time and part-time programs. It currently offers 29 majors and 59 minors to undergraduates. Popular undergraduate programs include Criminal Justice, Psychology and Business Education. Graduate programs include Education, Criminal Justice and Nursing. The school offers a variety of extracurriculars, including art, athletics and community service. Patricia Maguire Meservey serves as current President of the University.
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