Jacquelin Harris

JACQUELIN HARRIS (Charlotte, NC) began her dance training at Dance Productions Studios under the direction of Lori Long. In 2010, as a finalist for National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, she received a silver ARTS award and was a semifinalist for the Presidential Scholar in the Arts. She attended summer programs at Jacob’s Pillow and Joffrey Ballet School and has performed works by Kate Skarpetowska, Daniel Catanach, Troy Powell, and Erika Pujic. She graduated with honors from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. Most recently, she received a 2017 Dance Fellowship from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. She was a member of Ailey II, and joined the Company in 2014. 

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Short Film Created On Paris Street During International Tour Debuts On Nowness In Celebration Of United Nations Day, October 24th

New York – October 24, 2017 – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is pleased to announce Rue Montorgueil, a joyful short film hat sprang to life on a bustling Parisian street when Ailey company members performed with local dancers - people of different backgrounds, talents and nationalities joined together through the universal language of dance. Recognized by U.S. Congressional resolution as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World,” Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater participated in the project during a 10-week international tour throughout Europe led by Artistic Director Robert Battle.

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Talk about electrifying. The arrival of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for its annual spring season at the Auditorium Theatre is invariably a reason to celebrate.