Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion

Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion

by Alvin Alley America Dance Theater
     
 

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles. This acclaimed photographer has been documenting the company for the past twelve years, and his breathtakingly beautiful images capture the dancers in performance, behind-the-scenes, and

Overview

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles. This acclaimed photographer has been documenting the company for the past twelve years, and his breathtakingly beautiful images capture the dancers in performance, behind-the-scenes, and in stunning portraits. With a preface by Judith Jamison, artistic director of the company since 1989, Ailey Ascending reveals the passion and beauty of this award-winning dance troupe today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811864800
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
10/29/2008
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
327,377
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 12.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Andrew Eccles's photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Judith Jamison is an Emmy Award-winning choreographer, dancer, Broadway star, and author.

Anna Deavere Smith is an actress and playwright in New York City.

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