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January, 1999


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
http://www.alvinailey.org/
GRADE LEVEL: 6-12+

CONTENT:
Put on your dancing shoes and check out this site for the New York City based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The site includes information about their dance programs, including the youth summer intensive and the professional company.

AESTHETICS:
The sepia and off-white colors, and the awesome dance images, create a powerful effect.

ORGANIZATION:
The dance programs of the site are accessed through The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center link near the top of the main page. Company info can be accessed from the icons at the bottom of the main page.

REVIEW:
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is one the premier dance academies in the United States. Founded by Ailey in 1958, this company has been on the cutting edge of the dance world ever since. The center offers a dancer's dream-come-true summer intensive workshop for youth ages 12-25. Click on The Alvin Ailey American Dance Center link on the main page to find out more about the summer intensive, application and audition schedules. The company holds auditions all over the country and encourages a multi-cultural group to apply. The center also holds classes throughout the regular school year for young people lucky enough to live nearby. The summer intensive program only accepts serious dancers, so get to work if you want to participate in this awesome opportunity to dance with the best in New York City!