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February 05, 2014
The Ailey organization is proud to share its mission with the Miami community by using dance as a vehicle to educate, inspire and enlighten people of all ages through the acclaimed Revelations: An Interdisciplinary Approach program. The residency will serve Miami students from February 10-14 at Booker T. Washington High School and Young Men's Preparatory Academy, the first time ever implementation at an all boys school.

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February 05, 2014
The Ailey organization is proud to share its mission with the Miami community by using dance as a vehicle to educate, inspire and enlighten people of all ages through the acclaimed Revelations: An Interdisciplinary Approach program. The residency will serve Miami students from February 10-14 at Booker T. Washington High School and Young Men's Preparatory Academy, the first time ever implementation at an all boys school.
June 27, 2013
AileyCamp, the innovative full-scholarship day camp celebrating its 25th year, will provide life-changing and meaninful experiences to studnets in eight cities across the United States this summer. This inspiring program uses the art of dance as a means to stretch the mind, body, and spirit of approximately 800 inner-city students.
February 07, 2013
The Ailey organization is proud to continue its mission of using dance to educate, inspire and enlighten people of all ages through the implementation on Revelations: An Interdisciplinary Approach, the week before Arsht Center performances led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, a Miami native.

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October 10, 2013
Nasha Thomas-Schmitt, a former Alvin Ailey company member and now Ailey Arts In Education Master Teacher, was in residence Thursday at William J. Christian K-8 School to lead about 50 area middle school students in "Revelations: An Interdisciplinary Approach."
March 03, 2013
It's a moving experience when Nasha Thomas-Schmitt brings the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's program to schools. Thomas-Schmitt, a dancer now in charge of the company's outreach program, put students in the South Bend Community School Corporation's arts magnets and others through their paces last week.
February 17, 2013
In the last five years, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's annual performances have become a highlight for dance and performing arts lovers. But for growing numbers of Miami-Dade school children and aspiring young artists, the troupe has becoming something more: a source of pride, inspiration and hope as the company builds its connections to Miami.

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November 01, 2012
Ms. Thomas-Schmitt oversees national outreach and AileyCamps for Ailey’s Arts in Education & Community Programs department. As a primary liaison between Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation and the national arts-in-education community, she plays...