Using the interactive flannel board, Anacostia Museum's education specialist, Robert Hall, presented the life and career of choreographer and dancer Alvin Ailey to a group of school children. After the activity, Hall led the children through a tour of the exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.'
Education program. Related to the exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.' Dated 19930413.
An exhibition on the history of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The show was organized by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from March 1993 to June 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, and floor plans.
The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...
The collection consists of daily programs for the Strand Theatre in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Dr. Sherrill Berryman-Miller - choreographer, educator, and historian - provided insight into Black dance in America and the Alvin Ailey phenomenon; she detailed the history of Black dance, Alvin Ailey, and Katherine Dunham. Berryman-Miller and the docents viewed performances by Alvin Ailey's dance company and discussed them. This lecture was docen...
Lecture. Related to exhibition 'Body & Soul: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.' Dated 19930318.