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At 42, Matthew Rushing Might Just Be The Peyton Manning Of Dance

Matthew Rushing of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during dress rehearsal of "Frames," Dec. 10, 2009 in New York.
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Matthew Rushing of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during dress rehearsal of "Frames," Dec. 10, 2009 in New York.
Matthew Rushing, Rehearsal Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, leads dancers of the Deutsche Oper Berlin in a masterclass on April 5, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.
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Matthew Rushing, Rehearsal Director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, leads dancers of the Deutsche Oper Berlin in a masterclass on April 5, 2011 in Berlin, Germany.

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