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Posted by Content Manager, July 30, 2014
Through their discovery of SharQui - The Bellydance Workout®, friends Jennie and Lorraine learned that when it comes to dance, age is just a number. See photos of the dancing duo in action and learn how SharQui is great for safely limbering up joints and muscles.
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Sam Salazar
Posted by Content Manager, May 23, 2014
Want to show off sleek and toned legs this summer? As temperatures continue to rise, Ailey Extension fitness instructor Sam Salazar shows you how to feel the burn with the best workouts for your quads, hamstrings, and glutes. Plus, get ideas for healthy snacks to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Jacqueline Green
Posted by Content Manager, May 07, 2014
This past February, award-winning photographer Richard Calmes collaborated with the Ailey dancers for a stunning photo shoot set in Atlanta's historic Fox Theatre.
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Calvin Hunt and E.J. Corrigan
Posted by Content Manager, April 22, 2014
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ailey Board of Trustees, and staff mourn the passing of E.J. Corrigan, Technical Director, and Calvin Hunt, Senior Director of Performance & Production.
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Posted by Content Manager, March 27, 2014
Former Ailey School student Vanessa Villain spread her love of Horton across the globe, and discovered along the way that combining dance and travel could enrich her experience of both.
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Megan Jakel
Posted by Content Manager, March 07, 2014
Ailey dancer Megan Jakel shares what keeps her fueled during a long day rehearsals and performances, how she maintains her diet on the road, and her special recipe for delicious low-carb muffins.
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Tiny Steps at the Ailey Extension
Posted by Content Manager, February 18, 2014
The Ailey Blog spotlights Tiny Steps, a weekly program for for 2-year-olds designed to develop skills including self-expression, body awareness, and confidence through the use of music and movement.
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Daniel Harder
Posted by Content Manager, January 02, 2014
The Ailey Blog speaks to dancer Daniel Harder about the unique rehearsal process for the world premiere of Aszure Barton's 'LIFT,' and how he rose to the challenge.
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Alicia Graf Mack rehearsing Streams. Photo by Claudia Schreier
Posted by Content Manager, July 31, 2013
As rehearsals intensify in anticipation of Ailey’s 2013-2014 New York City Center season, the Ailey Blog sits down with Alicia Graf Mack and Glenn Allen Sims to talk about how dancers learn, retain, and organize all of the choreography from Ailey’s vast repertory.
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Belen Pereyra in Yannick Lebrun's Chemical Water. Costume by Dante Baylor. Photo by Yannick Lebrun
Posted by Content Manager, July 19, 2013
Company member and French Guiana native Yannick Lebrun speaks to the Ailey Blog about his new work "Chemical Water," created for the Ailey Dancers Resource Fund benefit performance 'Dance Works Unhinged.'
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