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June 30, 2015
TERRI AYANNA WRIGHT (Baton Rouge, LA) is a recent honors graduate of the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance with a minor in computer science. She began her formal dance training in Baton Rouge and continued in Houston, TX, eventually joining Exclamation...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 30, 2015
COURTNEY CELESTE SPEARS (Baltimore, MD) graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts under the direction of Norma Pera and is currently a senior in the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance with a minor in Communications and Media Studies. She has...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 30, 2015
JACOBY PRUITT (Miami, FL) began his dance training at New World School of the Arts and with IMPAC (In Motion Performing Arts Center) Youth Ensemble. He studied on scholarship in summer intensive programs at The Ailey School, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 30, 2015
JACOB LEWIS (Hazelwood, MO) is a recent graduate from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. In 2010, he was inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts and was a finalist for the NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic Achievement...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 30, 2015
GABRIEL HYMAN (Chesapeake, VA) began his formal dance training at the age of 11 at Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, DE and later graduated from the Governor's School for the Arts in Norfolk, VA. He attended summer programs on full...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 30, 2015
LLOYD A. BOYD III(Cleveland, OH) began dancing at the age of 13 while training at Cleveland School of the Arts. He has attended summer intensives at The Ailey School, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Greer Reed, and Perry Mansfield Performing Arts...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
September 12, 2014
Manuel Vignoulle’s diverse international background, first as a dancer and now as a choreographer, informs his creative approach — drawing on both the introspective, conceptual world of European modernism and the more outwardly expressive culture of...
Categories: Ailey II, Breakthrough , Repertory
September 12, 2014
Dwight Rhoden, the former Ailey star turned renowned choreographer, "knows how to dazzle our eyes and quicken our pulses” (Village Voice).  But in this 2006 contemporary ballet, he went beyond mere virtuosic movement to depict the sometimes tumultuous ...
Categories: Ailey II, Hissy Fits , Repertory
June 27, 2014
TERRELL SPENCE (Baltimore, MD) began his dance career at the age of fifteen at Savage Dance Company.  He continued his training and later graduated from Carver Center for Arts and Technology with a concentration in dance...
Categories: Ailey II, Dancers
June 27, 2014
COURTNEY ROSS (New Orleans, LA) began her formal dance training with the NORD/NOBA Center for Dance under the direction of Jenny Hamilton.  She graduated from New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) and Lusher Charter School, where she earned a...
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