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Stepping Into History With The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Kim Brooks enters the creative world of Robert Battle, the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Having grown up in Miami’s impoverished Liberty City—the same neighborhood where the Oscar-winning filmmakers of “Moonlight” came of age—Battle is carrying on the group’s revolutionary dance, and inspiring a new generation of artists.

Stepping Into History With The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Kim Brooks enters the creative world of Robert Battle, the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Having grown up in Miami’s impoverished Liberty City—the same neighborhood where the Oscar-winning filmmakers of “Moonlight” came of age—Battle is carrying on the group’s revolutionary dance, and inspiring a new generation of artists.

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