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Alvin Ailey American
Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is the most popular modern dance company in the world. Hailed as the ‘Cultural Ambassador to the World,' the company has reached millions of people across six continents through performances, online and on television broadcasts since its inception in 1958. In 2014, the organization’s founder, Alvin Ailey, was posthumously granted the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.