Modern dance is waning in popularity, and young people don't seem to feel as connected with the work anymore. So what's a 60-year-old ballet company like Alvin Ailey to do to seem limber again?
JACQUELINE GREEN (Baltimore, MD) began her at the Baltimore School for the Arts under the direction of Norma Pera, Deborah Robinson, and Anton Wilson. She is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. She has attended summer programs at Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts, and Jacob’s Pillow. She has performed works by a variety of choreographers, including Elisa Monte, Helen Pickett, Francesca Harper, Aszure Barton, Earl Mosley, and Michael Vernon. She is the recipient of a 2014 Dance Fellowship from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA and a 2015 Clive Barnes Award nominee. She is also the recipient of the 2009 Martha Hill Fund’s Young Professional Award and the 2010 Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship. Ms. Green was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2011.