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Celebrating African-American culture and enriching the American modern dance landscape, is the digital home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company and its offshoots. Their website features a graphical immersive yet intuitive interface that gives the user quick access to their performance calendars, foundation information, classes, general info and the history of the people involved with and who support the company.


The information on the is vast, especially when it comes to performance and class information in the calendar. Luckily, the user can sort by dance company, but also by school, and yet further still by technique and instructor. Clicking on date or category information will give a bevy of visual information from beautiful pictures of the dancers arrested in motion to video trailers of the dance performances. Also, depending on if it is a performance or a class, users can easily buy tickets or prepay a class from there. has a section dedicated to just classes. This section shows the range of dance genres they cover. Also, it presents the various levels from child to professional adult that are offered from actual classes to recreational workshops. Lastly, they have bios for the instructors and location information.

Finally, the foundation section covers ways users can join the company by becoming charitable givers. Donating is made easy with various levels and a simple transaction interface. The various honorary gifts for each level is shown when you click on a level and are explained through a combination of bold dynamic images and text.

Alvinailey In The Web

Author : Paul Barker

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