Can an internationally celebrated African dancer build a politically and financially successful African dance company in the Midwest?
While break dancing was captivating New York, and arguably the world, the South was also cultivating its own distinctly black dance forms. Case and point: J-Setting.
Change is astir at at America’s most venerable black dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with nine new dancers and a new artistic director. See photos and archival video of the company.