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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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Nasha Thomas-Schmitt with Newark AileyCamper in Personal Development Class
Posted by Content Manager, July 09, 2013
AileyCamp, an innovative summer program for inner-city children ages 11-14, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
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Posted by Content Manager, June 03, 2013
New York City-based company Juice Generation presents a video profile on Ailey's Alicia Graf Mack and the innumerable health benefits of fresh juices and wholesome foods.
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Amy Hall's Virtues
Posted by Content Manager, May 23, 2013
Introducing Jeroboam Bozeman, Elisa Clark, and Fana Tesfagiorgis -- the latest dancers to join the ranks of the acclaimed Ailey company. Learn more about these powerful artists and what joining the Company means to them.
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Posted by Content Manager, May 10, 2013
On May 7th, Ailey returned to Harlem’s world-famous Apollo Theater for a one-night-only, star-studded event.
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