Sarah Daley

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.

Dance Magazine - On The Rise: Sarah Daley

Dance Magazine - On The Rise: Sarah Daley

Because Sarah Daley's dance career seems very directed - from an Ailey/Fordham BFA to Ailey II and, for the last three years, at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - it comes as a surprise that she can be easily bored. "I glaze over when things are the same all the time," she says, explaining the appeal of Ailey's wide-ranging repertoire.

This Week In New York - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been captivating audiences for more than fifty years, amassing a repertoire of more than two hundred works from more than eighty choreographers since its founding by Alvin Ailey in 1958 at the 92nd St. Y.

Rogue Ballerina - Another Daley In Chicago

In middle school, Sarah Daley came to Chicago's Auditorium Theater to see ALvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform. She left inspired, but never anticipating that a few years later, at 25, she would be getting ready to perform on that very stage as part of the acclaimed company.

Daily Herald - Dance Career A Dream Come True For Suburban Native

Dancer Sarah Daley is living her dream as a new member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the 54-year-old modern dance company world-famous for celebrating African-American culture. Dancing with the Alvin Ailey company is something that Daley - a former resident of South Elgin and Bartlett, among other places - planned for at an early age.