Cunningham's Legacy is cemented by his Legacy Plan. His dance foundation created this legacy plan to preserve and continue his teaching. The plan even outlined an international tour for his company for after he passed away. The Legacy Plan allows dancers to work with the choreography of Cunningham long after his death.
Alvin Ailey was born in Rogers, Texas on January 5, 1931 and died on December 1, 1989 in Manhattan, New York.