Ailey Trio - 2016

With Ailey Dancers: Marcus Jarrell Willis, Demetia Hopkins, Kanji Segawa

The Ailey Trio was started in 1992.
They are on the road visiting school and giving performance wherever they go.
They talk about being dancers, Alvin Ailey, about the company,
about dance and bring the audience on stage with them.

These pictures are from The GEM Theater, Thursday January 14, 2016.

Presented by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey
http://www.kcfaa.org

Demetia Hopkins
Demetia Hopkins in "Cry"

Kanji Segawa
Kanji Segawa in "Takademe"

Marcus Jarrell Willis
Marcus Jarrell Willis

Marcus Jarrell Willis
Marcus Jarrell Willis

Audience on stage
The Audience, on stage

Audience on stage
Audience on stage from upstage

Demetia Hopkins
Demetia Hopkins

Harlan Brownlee, new Chief Executive Office of KCFAA, Previously head of ArtsKC
Harlan Brownlee, new Chief Executive Office of KCFAA, Previously head of ArtsKC

Food table at Releve
Relevé food table in the studio, after the ribbon cutting and naming

Scott Berghaus (left, Bank of America) and Roger C. Williams Jr Ed. D. (right, Board President) cut the ribbons to the studio door after a brief ceremony marking a donation from BOA to KCFAA renaming the studio to the David T. Beals III Studio at 18th and Vine.
Scott Berghaus (left, Bank of America) and Roger C. Williams Jr Ed. D. (right, Board President)
cut the ribbons to the studio door after a brief ceremony marking a donation from
BOA to KCFAA renaming the studio to the David T. Beals III Studio at 18th and Vine.

Kendra Kemp, KCFAA Director of Marketing & Communications trades pictures with me
Kendra Kemp, KCFAA Director of Marketing & Communications trades pictures with me

KCFAA Relevé members talk with the Ailey Trio dancers (from left: Kanji Segawa, Demetia Hopkins, Marcus Jarrell Willis). Board Member Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley is on the right
KCFAA Relevé members talk with the Ailey Trio dancers (from left: Kanji Segawa, Demetia Hopkins, Marcus Jarrell Willis).
Board Member Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley is on the right



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KCFAA Festival on the Vine June/July 2015
Ailey Trio 14 Jan 2016
KCFAA Festival on the Vine June 2015
Setting the Stage 26 Feb 2015
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 22-25 Oct 2015
AileyCamp 8 july 2014
Ailey Trio_Jan 2013
Ailey Breakfast with Jamison and Battle_13 apr 2011
AileyCamp_15 july 09
Ailey_Nov 2008
kcfaa_Setting the Stage 2012
kcfaa_Setting the Stage 2010

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UMKC Master Class with Robert Battle - 20-24 Oct 2008
Note: In spring 2011 Robert Battle took over as Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey from the retiring Judith Jamison.