KALI MARIE OLIVER (Akron, Ohio) graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program. She began her formal dance training with her mother and attended summer intensives at Chautauqua Institution, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and The Ailey School. Ms. Oliver has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Karole Armitage, William Forsythe, Andrea Miller, William Isaac, and Maurya Kerr. She also performed in Mr. Ailey’s Memoria during the 2018, 2019, and 2021 Ailey New York City Center seasons, and represented The Ailey School in the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is Ms. Oliver’s first season with Ailey II.