NY1's Stephanie Simon visits Ailey II's artistic director, Troy Powell, and dancers Corrin Rachelle Mitchell and Leonardo Brito, for a sneak peek into Powell's first work for the company, Ebb and Flow. Ailey II will be performing at NYU's Skirball Theatre March 13-17.
CORRIN RACHELLE MITCHELL (Baltimore, MD) began her dance training in her hometown at LeRe’s Performing Arts Center, owned by her mother and father. She attended Baltimore School for the Arts where she trained with Norma Pera, Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell, and Barry Hughson. Ms. Mitchell graduated from Point Park University with a BFA in Dance and worked with choreographers Troy Powell, Gary Jeter, Garfield Lemonius, and Debbie Allen. This is her second season with the company.