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Alvin Ailey  Official dancer account of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, celebrating our 60th anniversary #AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #Ailey60 #AileyAscending

SIZZLING IN GENEVA // Up first tonight is Billy Wilson’s ‘The Winter in Lisbon.’ Dizzy Gillespie's brilliant music sets the tone for this sizzling ballet which pays tribute to the supreme jazz musician. Photo by Paul Kolnik. •

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Ailey joins the rest of the dance world in celebrating the remarkable life and trailblazing achievements of Arthur Mitchell, the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom and the founding director of Dance Theater of Harlem, who made his transition today at the age of 84. •
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It’s with the deepest sadness we share the news that our founding artistic director, the great, Arthur Mitchell has passed away. His legacy of passion, power, and perfection will live on through each and every person he’s touched in his lifetime. We love you and we honor you, Mr. Mitchell!

ONE WEEK IN GENEVA // After a beautiful day of rest and recovery, the company is ready for opening night tomorrow at Théâtre du Léman. We hope to see you there!🇨🇭 The company in Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece ‘Revelations.’ Photo by Eric Gray/ @ericgrayphoto. •

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STEPPING INTO SWITZERLAND LIKE // The company arrived in Geneva today for another week of performances. Do you have your tickets? The gorgeous Akua Noni Parker/ @onlyupward in Billy Wilson’s ‘The Winter in Lisbon.’ Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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OLYMPIANS OF DANCE // The stunning Michael Jackson Jr./ @mikejackjr and Christopher Wilson/ @christopher.r.wilson in the breath-taking Temple of Olympian Zeus archaeological site in Athens, Greece. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

#AlvinAiley #InstaAiley #AileyinAthens #AileyonTour #AileyWomen #Mousai #Muses #Zappio #Athens #Goddesses

AILEY WOMEN IN ATHENS // “THE MOUSAI (Muses) were the goddesses of music, song and dance, and the source of inspiration to poets. They were also goddesses of knowledge, who remembered all things that had come to pass.” See bottom right picture to view full image. Photo by Danica Paulos/ @lens_of_the_heart. •

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STUNNING // The ethereal Linda Celeste Sims/ @lindacelestesims in Ronald K. Brown’s ‘Four Corners.’ #aileyontour #alvinailey #ailey60 #aileyascending #arabesque
Photo by Paul Kolnik

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