Toronto dance theater offers tribute performance to founder, perseverance and strength in Black community

Toronto dance theater offers tribute performance to founder, perseverance and strength in Black community

Iconic American choreographer Alvin Ailey founded his now world-travelled dance company in 1958. It was a turbulent period in his nation’s history. African-Americans were waging a long, hard campaign for civil rights. In celebrating the Black experience through dance, Ailey offered an affirmation of his community’s rightful place in American society and a powerful beacon […]