Fana Tesfagiorgis

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Dance Spirit - Letter To My Teenage Self: Fana Tesfagiorgis

Dance Spirit - Letter To My Teenage Self: Fana Tesfagiorgis

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Fana Tesfagiorgis captivates audiences with her ethereal grace and powerful, commanding technique. A Madison, WI. native, she began training in ballet at Ballet Madison at age 5, and also studied at Interlochen Arts Academy during high school. Later, she graduated from the Ailey'Fordham program with a BFA in dance and a minor in journalism, and danced with companies including Ailey II, Continuum, Footprints, and Nimbus Dance Works.

Essence Magazine - Protect Your Tresses

Essence Magazine - Protect Your Tresses

Preserving a crown of kinks, coils and curls can take its toll on the overall health of your hair. Three Alvin Ailey dancers share their preferred low-maintenance hairstyles.

Dance Magazine - Super Stamina

Dance Magazine - Super Stamina

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.

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