The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Steps Ahead
"Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Steps Ahead" showcases two pieces by the troupe: "For Bird with Love" (a tribute to saxophonist Charlie Parker) and "Episodes," a work by choreographer Ulysses Dove. Artistic director Judith Jamison introduces the pieces.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)