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.