DARION TURNER (Clayton County, GA) began his dance training at AileyCamp Atlanta and attended Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts. He studied on scholarship at Atlanta Ballet, Eagles Landing Dance Center, and in The Ailey School’s Summer Intensive. Mr. Turner is a graduate from the Certificate Program at The Ailey School and worked with choreographers Darrell Grand Moultrie, Anthony Burrell, Amy Hall Garner, and Ronald K. Brown. He also performed works by Robert Battle, Geoffrey Holder, and danced in Alvin Ailey’s Memoria during Ailey’s 2022 New York City Center season. This is his first season as an apprentice with Ailey II.