Tag Archives: dance

1st African-American Soloist in American Ballet Theatre

9 May

1st African-American Soloist in American Ballet Theatre

As the 1st African-American soloist for the American Ballet Theatre Misty Copeland is encouraging children to chase their dreams. Watch her great story here:  http://aareports.com/2011/05/1st-african-american-soloist-in.html

Video: White House tribute to Alvin Ailey dancer Judith Jamison

8 Sep

White House tribute to Alvin Ailey dancer Judith Jamison

White House Dance Series opens with a tribute to famed choreographer Alvin Ailey and artistic director Judith Jamison. Watch video of Michelle Obama’s introduction of Judith Jamison and a performance of the dance piece Alnin Ailey created for her titled “Cry” here:

http://aareports.com/2010/09/white-house-celebrates-dance-tribute-to.html