ALFRED L. JORDAN II (Memphis, TN) began his dance training at the age of 12 at a local studio in his hometown. He later studied at The Ailey School where he trained as a scholarship student. In 2021, Mr. Jordan performed in Alvin Ailey’s Bird Live during Ailey’s New York City Center gala, and in 2022, he danced in Robert Battle’s Awakening at Ailey’s Spirit Gala at Lincoln Center. He has worked with choreographers including Amy Hall Garner, Bradley Shelver, Stephanie Batten Bland, and Judine Somerville. This is Mr. Jordan’s first season as an apprentice with Ailey II.