ARIANNA SALERNO (San Diego, CA) began her formal dance training at the California Ballet School under the direction of Maxine Mahon. She is a graduate of Chula Vista High School where she majored in dance. Ms. Salerno trained at The Ailey School summer intensive as a scholarship student and recently completed her final year in the Certificate Program. She has performed works by choreographers Christian von Howard, Ray Mercer, Brice Mousset, Matthew Rushing, Darrell Grand Moultrie, Robert Battle, and danced in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during Ailey’s 2015 and 2016 New York City Center seasons. This is her first season with Ailey II.