(167) Hope Boykin, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Dancer

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We are back from our break and want to wish everyone a happy new year!  We have a lot of exciting things coming up that we can’t wait to share with you.  Please subscribe to this podcast through your favorite podcast app to stay up to date on all our newest episodes.

This week, for our first episode of 2020, we are joined by Hope Boykin, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Dancer, from the 2019 Vail Dance Festival.  Hope is from Durham North Carolina, and attended Howard University.  She was a student and intern at the Ailey School before going on the join the company.  She was an original member of Complexions, was a member of Philadanco, and received a New York Dance and Performance Award, or Bessie Award. We talk with Hope about her journey with dance as a youth, the challenges she faced, her now 20 years with Ailey, her work as a choreographer, and her personal podcast.  Hope brings such light and optimism to this chat, and we can’t wait to share her with you!

This episode is brought to you by Yumiko (yumiko.com) and The Town of Vail.

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