Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
performed at the new
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts!
November 14 – 20, 2011
Gala 2011 ~ Saturday, November 19
With your support, this year’s Residency week sold out two school performances for 3,600 children, two public performances, and Gala 2011, which raised more than $400,000 to help KCFAA reach 30,000 students year-round.
Joanne and John Bluford
Diane Canaday and Dan Hesse
Deborah and Paget Alves
Gayle and Bruce Krigel
Proceeds from Gala 2011 for KCFAA, beneﬁtting 30,000 youth through year-round Arts Education Programming:
- AileyCamp ~ Free summer day camp for 180 students entering grades 7-8
- AileyCamp The Group ~ Free weekly AileyCamp alumni program for approximately 70 students grades 7-12
- Ailey Trio ~ 16 school presentations by three AAADT dancers each January for more than 4,000 students
- Recruitments, Presentations and Ambassadors ~ AileyCamp recruitments for 4,000 students, presentations for 500 and Ambassador visits for 1,000 students each year.
- Setting the Stage ~ Performance and multimedia presentation of African-American dance history each February for 5,000 students
- In-School Workshops and Residencies ~ Throughout the school year for 8,000 students grades K-12
- School Performances ~ Daytime AAADT theater performances for 3,000 students grades K-12
- Second through Sixth Grade Program ~ Free after-school dance classes for 80 students at KCFAA