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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater offers fascinating program

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater offers fascinating program

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is no stranger to Chicago audiences as it's graced stages in the city often over the last few decades. The troupe, founded by Alvin Ailey in the late '50s, is known for its dynamic choreography and soulful performances.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am
Ailey's Rushing, front and center after 2 decades

Ailey's Rushing, front and center after 2 decades

When Matthew Rushing was a young boy growing up in Inglewood, Calif., his mother was concerned he might fall prey to the gang violence that plagued the area. So she signed him up for an afterschool arts program.

December 16, 2013 8:00 pm
Gary native still dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Gary native still dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Renaldo Gardner has recently marked his first full year dancing with  Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
Alvin Ailey dancer to teach master class

Alvin Ailey dancer to teach master class

GRIFFITH | South Shore Dance Alliance will welcome Renaldo Gardner, an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company member, who will teach a master class for intermediate/advanced level dancers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 11 at the SSDA studios in the Franklin Center, 201 N. Griffith Blvd.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
This Diamond sparkles on stage in dance

This Diamond sparkles on stage in dance

Diamond Harris, 16, recently performed with the New York- based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's production of "Memoria" during its Chicago tour.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am
Our Kid: Gary student dances her way into Alvin Ailey production

Our Kid: Gary student dances her way into Alvin Ailey production

Performing with a world famous dance company is one step Diamond Harris has taken toward making her dreams come true.

May 03, 2012 12:00 am
A Gary native is living his dream in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

A Gary native is living his dream in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

When Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings its show to The Auditorium Theatre this week, it'll be the first time Gary native Renaldo Gardner dances in Chicagoland as a member of the legendary main Ailey company.

April 10, 2012 9:00 am
Gary native living his dream in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Gary native living his dream in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

When Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings its show to The Auditorium Theatre this week, it'll be the first time Gary native Renaldo Gardner dances in Chicagoland as a member of the legendary main Ailey company.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am
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