The Next Generation of Dance will take the stage this week at NYU Skirball, continuing a 60-year legacy. Artistic Director Troy Powell and dancer Alisha Peek discussed the event with 1010 WINS Sharon Barnes-Waters on a recent episode of "City Views."
ALISHA RENA PEEK (Upper Marlboro, MD) is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. She began her formal dance training at the Washington School of Ballet and later went on totrain at Dance Theatre of Harlem Kennedy Center Residency, Kirov Ballet Academy, and The Art of Technique with Troy D. Brown. As a scholarship student,Ms. Peek attended summer intensives at American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatreof Harlem, Boston Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and The Ailey School. She also appearedin the new FX series, Poseand has worked with choreographers Robert Battle, Brice Mousset, Marcus Jarrell Willis, and Darshan Bhuller. This is Ms. Peek’s first season with Ailey II.