Fana Fraser

Rehearsal Director

Fana Fraser (Port-of-Spain, Trinidad) began her dance training at Caribbean School of Dancing. An honors graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance, she has performed with Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Sidra Bell Dance New York, The Francesca Harper Project, The Metropolitan Opera, Andrea Miller for Hermès, Ryan McNamara for Performa 13, Art Basel, and Works & Process at the Guggenheim. She has appeared in digital commercials for Google and Twitter. Ms. Fraser was also a member of Ailey II. As a choreographer, her works have been presented at Emerging Artists Theatre, BAAD! (Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance) and Trinidad Theatre Workshop. She was a selected artist-in-residence at the Dance & Performance Institute in Trinidad & Tobago and at Open Call – a project partnership between BAAD! and Pepatián.  Ms. Fraser has served as a teaching artist with Purelements and Notes in Motion Teaching Ensemble, and as a rehearsal assistant to choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie. She is also a certified Gyrotonic® trainer.

 

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Ailey II - The Next Generation Of Dance - Returns To The Ailey Citigroup Theater For Two Week-Season March 25 - April 5

February 10, 2020 (New York, NY) – On the heels of a successful world tour to over 30 cities, Ailey II, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s junior company that serves as a bridge between The Ailey School, will return to its home, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, for a highly anticipated two-week season featuring 14 exhilarating performances from March 25- April 5. The acclaimed 12-member ensemble of rising stars will share their artistry and prowess in an expansive repertory by emerging and established choreographers, including former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater member Kirven Douthit-Boyd, former Ailey II Rehearsal Director Alia Kache, Ailey company member Yannick Lebrun, Renee McDonald, Andrea Miller, Darrell Grand Moultrie, and Ailey School alum and former Ailey II dancer Bradley Shelver.