How Well Do You Know Ailey?

Test your knowledge of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the world's most popular modern dance company. See Ailey perform at New York City Center now through Jan 3: www.alvinailey.org/citycenter

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Created by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
On Mar 29, 2017
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What is the only continent to which Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has never traveled?

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How many ballets did Alvin Ailey choreograph in his lifetime?

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In what year did Alvin Ailey and his dancers premiere 'Revelations' at the 92nd St Y in New York City?

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How many artistic directors has Ailey had in the Company’s history?

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Who said this quote? “I believe that dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.”

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Which section of Alvin Ailey's 'Revelations' features a solo male dancer?

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At which New York dance institution did Artistic Director Robert Battle study?

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Which work did Alvin Ailey dedicate "to black women everywhere — especially our mothers"?

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What did President Obama award Alvin Ailey posthumously in 2014?

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How many weeks does Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform at New York City Center each year?

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