ANTUAN BYERS (Dallas, TX) is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. He holds a certificate from the Parsons School of Design and is an alumnus of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Mr. Byers has attended summer programs including Northwest Dance Project, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Jacob’s Pillow, among others. He has also danced for recording artists Erykah Badu, Jennifer Holliday, The Skins, and D.R.A.M. Prior to joining Ailey II, Mr. Byers performed in many productions as a dancer with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet and the Washington National Opera Ballet. This is his first season with Ailey II.