KCFAA at The Nelson-Atkins Museum
June 10th 2017
Here are a few highlights
Left-Right: Museum DIrector Julián Zugazagoitia, KCFAA Chief Artistic Officer Tyrone Aiken, dancer Latra Wilson, dancer DaJuan Johnson and Kansas City Mayor Sly James taking a selfie at the Juneteenth event opener at The Nelson-Atkins Museum with speakers and with dancers from KCFAA
Piano player and entertainer Elijah Thomas (above and below)
Boys and Girls Choirs of Kansas City
Museum DIrector Julián Zugazagoitia
Congressman and former mayor Emmanuel Cleaver
Audience from back of the stage with Congressman Cleaver speaking at the podium
In the shots below I had pretty poor positioning for still shots but that was because I was doing only video, the stills were extras on the side.
Otherwise I would have moved to the sides to shoot the stage in order to avoid the backlight from the door which pretty much wiped out my shots.
Latra Wilson, KCFAA dancer
DaJuan Johnson, KCFAA dancer
Tyrone Aiken, Chief Artistic Office Kansas City Friends of Alvin AIley (KCFAA) with Latra Wilson and DaJuan Johnson dancing for KCFAA
Sly, Tyrone and DuJuan
Before the event
See also: http://www.kcfaa.org
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Other Pages related to Ailey or KCFAA
|Battleworks Concert - 25 October 2008
Robert Battle's company at that time
UMKC Master Class with Robert Battle - 20-24 Oct 2008
Note: In spring 2011 Robert Battle took over as Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey from the retiring Judith Jamison.