Robert Battle

Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey Dance Company

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During the civil rights era, Alvin Ailey founded a dance company in New York to bring African American dancers into the spotlight.

The legacy of Alvin Ailey comes to Los Angeles

During the civil rights era, Alvin Ailey founded a dance company in New York to bring African American dancers into the spotlight.

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