Created, Choreographed and Directed by Tyrone Aiken
Wednesday 22 February 2023
The GEM Theatre, 1615 E. 18th St. Kansas City, Missouri
This program is a set of slide presentations paired with corresponding choreographies based on the presentation subject.
These photos were taken in performance on at The GEM in Kansas City, Missouri's "jazz district."
Getting ready to warm up before the show: Tyrone Aiken (left, artistic director), Courtney Collado, Jillian Kramschuster and Simone Davis
The cast of dancers (in order of their solo, duet or full-company performances):
Full Cast (opening number) - Change Goin'...
Courtney Collado & Abram Hawkins - Blue
Simone Davis - If I Were a Bell
Jillian Kramschuster & Marcus Johnson - Progress
Kennedy Banks - Twist My Cloud
Latra Wilson - Bury Me
Full Cast (closing number) - Resist
Full Cast: Courtney Collado, Abram Hawkins, Simone Davis, Jillian Kramschuster, Marcus Johnson, Kennedy Banks, Latra Wilson
Before the show, dancer and Ailey Master Teacher Latra Wilson
In the lobby, before the house opens
Courtney Collado and Abram Hawkins
Latra Wilson in "Bury Me"
Simone Davis in "If I Were a Bell"
Jillian Kramschuster and Marcus Johnson in "Progress"
Kennedy Banks in "Twist My Cloud"
Warming up early
Making sure the show comes off successfully!
KC Friends of Alvin Ailey
Setting the Stage
The moving story of African-American dance
|Created, Choreographed and Directed by Tyrone Aiken|
|Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023, 7 pm at the GEM Theater, 1615 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, Missouri|
|Performance video by Mike Strong - www.kcdance.com|
See also: http://www.kcfaa.org
Other Pages related to Ailey or KCFAA
|Battleworks Concert - 25 October 2008
Robert Battle's company at that time
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.
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