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November 21, 2015
One of the world's premiere dance companies is preparing a winter season filled with new productions as well as fan favorites. For its 45th year, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's winter season kicks off in less than two weeks.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Jeroboam Bozeman, Fana Tesfagiorgis
July 02, 2015
Along with summer comes the temptation to obsess over our suddenly exposed bodies. But we can think of no better model for our bikini confidence #goals than the strong, elegant dancers of Alvin Ailey.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dancers, Belen Pereyra, Fana Tesfagiorgis, Samantha Figgins , Danica Paulos
February 19, 2015
It goes without saying that the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is an institution; since 1958, it has been a bastion of African American excellence in artistic expression. AAADT has showcased the works of countless titans of dance, including choreographic legends like Talley Beatty and Katherine Dunham.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ghrai DeVore, Daniel Harder, Jeroboam Bozeman, Fana Tesfagiorgis
February 01, 2015
Everyone expects professional dancers to be in great shape. But a company like Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with an annual five-week season in New York, 150 days a year on tour and over 200 performances annually, requires Herculean physical strength and extraordinary mental clarity. Each Ailey dancer develops a personalized regimen to sustain their energy and ward off injuries, all while maintaining some semblance of "normal" life.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Glenn Allen Sims, Linda Celeste Sims, Yannick Lebrun, Sarah Daley, Fana Tesfagiorgis
September 17, 2014
Learn the opening section of Alvin Ailey's iconic work.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Sylvia Waters, Fana Tesfagiorgis
June 10, 2014
In the world of modern dance, there are few companies - if any - that are quite as genre defining as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. And as its dancers prepare to commence a new season - kicking off the two-week string of spring performances with The Ailey Spirit Gala on June 11th - so do we: It seems that summer is finally upon us, and with it, an abundance of fittingly fresh, colorful fashion.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, Dancers, Dancers, Akua Noni Parker, Megan Jakel, Fana Tesfagiorgis, The Ailey Spirit Gala at Lincoln Center
January 21, 2014
When you dance for a living, dancing eight hours a week is work, not a workout. Fana Tesfagiorgis, a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, embraced an eclectic mix of cross-training to increase her strength, endurance and flexibility.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dancers, Fana Tesfagiorgis
December 10, 2013
There are at-home ab-tightening tips, lessons on what to eat while training, and even the top songs to blast to while getting your heart rate up. Plus as we're wont to do, we styled these gorgeous women in equally standout looks, relying on designer styles from Norma Komali's new fitness line.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dancers, Fana Tesfagiorgis
June 26, 2013
Fana Tesfagiorgis started dancing at the age of four and now she graces the stage as an Alvin Ailey dancer. Fana was raised by her Eritrean father and American mother from Mississippi, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Categories: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dancers, Fana Tesfagiorgis