Jermaine Terry

OUT 100 - The Alvin Ailey Dancers

OUT 100 - The Alvin Ailey Dancers

In March of 1958, Alvin Ailey and his company jeté'd onto the stage with a legendary performance at the 92nd Street Y -- and the world of dance was never the same. Now approaching its 60th anniversary, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues to expand on the legacy of its late founder, one of many gay luminaries to succumb to AIDS (he passed away in 1989).

Where GuestBook - Next Moves

It's a half hour to showtime at NEw York City Center, and members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater are limbering up in the wings. Often missing at the barre, however, is Jermaine Terry, who is likely to be found crouched over a length of fabric, needle and thread in hand.

Dance Spirit - My Extracurricular Activity

I discovered costume design in college. I had choreographed my senior piece and my roommate suggested I buy slips and add to them for costumes. So that's what I did. I started to do it professionally later by accident.

The New York Times - Toasts Of the Season

Dec. 1: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrated 50 years of its signature work, "Revelations," and Joan H. Weill's 10th anniversary as board chairwoman.