Arts In Education

Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs are committed to bringing dance into classrooms, communities, and lives of people of all ages. Programs include special student performances, lecture-demonstrations, technique classes, and innovative programs such as AileyCamp and curriculum based residencies inspired by Revelations.

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Ailey's Acclaimed Revelations Residency Program To Inspire Local Students In Advance of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Performances at the Arsht Center, February 18-21, Led by Miami Native and Artistic Director Robert Battle

NEW YORK (February 1, 2016) – The internationally renowned Ailey organization is proud to share its mission of using dance to educate, inspire and enlighten people of all ages through the implementation of Revelations: An Interdisciplinary Approach. This innovative curriculum-based initiative for public school students utilizes Alvin Ailey’s signature masterpiece Revelations as the inspirational framework for an in-depth study of language arts, social studies and dance.

AileyCamp New York Celebrates its 25th Year as Part of National Program that Inspires and Educates Young Students through Dance and Personal Development

(New York, NY) June 25, 2015 – Since its inaugural summer in 1991, AileyCamp New York has been using the art of dance as a means to stretch the minds, bodies, and spirits of young students in Washington Heights. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, AileyCamp New York, is one of the eight AileyCamps across the country helping young people reach their full potential.

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New York Amsterdam News - Former AileyCamper, Now Ailey Member Solomon Dumas Affirms Program's Value

Thursday, Aug. 11, more than 100 youngsters will take the stage at Hostos Center for Arts & Culture for a festive performance that caps their six-week summer at CAS/AileyCamp New York. They will showcase skills nurtured by the innovative program that combines dance and classes in creative communication and personal development to give kids ages 11 to 14 tools that help them reach their full potential by encouraging self-awareness, self-esteem and discipline.