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 Post subject: Alvin Ailey Remembered
PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2008 7:57 pm 
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A preview from the forthcoming June issue of CriticalDance's Ballet-Dance magazine:

Remembering Alvin Ailey: Through the Eyes of Dana Hash-Campbell

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Retold by Elizabeth McPherson, PhD
I entered the Ailey school as a scholarship student in 1986. It was very different then –-- smaller and more intimate. We were in the old Minskoff building. There were maybe 12 of us on scholarship. It was personal. Alvin knew everybody. He would stroll the halls and walk in, and sit and watch somebody’s class for a while, and then he’d get up and walk on. He would run up behind you and put his hands over your eyes, and say “Guess who?”


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