A passionate, loving and revered dancer, teacher and choreographer, Donald McKayle died at age 87.
McKayle is survived by his wife, Lea Vivante McKayle; two daughters, Liane and Gabrielle; a son, Guy; and two grandchildren.
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I am a performer, historian, consultant and dance writer. I am a Empire State College's online program Center for Distance Learning. I am also a former faculty member at The Ailey School and the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University dance major program, Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College (Guest), Kean University and The Joffrey Ballet School's Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program. I write on dance for The Amsterdam News, Dance Magazine and various publications. Click below to read more about me at my home page - "About Me."