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Mailing address:
Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey
1714 East 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816.471.6003

Fax: 816.471.6001

Staff List:

Tyrone Aiken, Executive Director – ext 6
Coeli Baker, Director of Development – ext 2
Zendrix Berndt, Intern – dial 1, ext 109#
Michael Joy, Director of Artistic and Educational Programs – ext 4
LyShayn Heard, Finance Associate – dial 1, ext 114#
Kendra Kemp, Director of Marketing & Communications – dial 1, ext 101#
Denise LaBranch-Slaughter, Data Management Specialist – dial 1, ext 118#

Paula Lang, Master Teaching Artist – dial 1, ext 115#
Rhonda Martin, Studio Programs Support – dial 1, ext 100#
Laura-Denise Maxwell, Education Coordinator – dial 1, ext 100#

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