Ailey + Bare Bait Dance


Film Info
Series:A Benefit for Bare Bait Dance
Run Time:82 min
Release Year:2021
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Jamila Wignot
Cast Members:Alvin Ailey, Bill T. Jones, Judith Jamison


Alvin Ailey was a trailblazing pioneer who found salvation through dance. Ailey traces the full contours of this brilliant and enigmatic man whose search for the truth in movement resulted in enduring choreography that centers on the Black American experience with grace, strength, and unparalleled beauty. Told through Ailey’s own words and featuring evocative archival footage and interviews with those who intimately knew him, director Jamila Wignot weaves together a resonant biography of an elusive visionary.

Presented as a special benefit event for Bare Bait Dance. Doors open at 7:00.