Khalia Campbell

KHALIA CAMPBELL (Bronx, NY)  is a graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She began her formal dance training at Uptown Dance Academy. Ms. Campbell also studied at Dance Theatre of Harlem and as a scholarship student at The Ailey School. In 2012 she performed in Elton John and Tim Rice’s Broadway musical Aida (international tour in Taiwan). She has performed with Kymera Dance, Dance Iquail, and in the 40th anniversary of The Wiz at SummerStage. Ms. Campbell also danced as a guest artist with Richard Siegal’s Ballet of Difference in Munich, Germany. She was recognized in Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2020 and is a 2021 dance fellowship recipient from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. Ms. Campbell was also featured in Katie Couric’s segment of Thank You Notes alongside Judith Jamison. She was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2018.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater National Tour January 28 - May 8 Celebrates A Decade Of Robert Battle's Leadership And 50th Anniversary Of Alvin Ailey's Cry

NEW YORK – JANUARY 27, 2022 – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, America’s beloved cultural ambassador to the world, returns to stages on a coast-to-coast National Tour starting January 28 in Philadelphia, kicking off Black History Month at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on February 1 , and traveling to cities like Atlanta, Miami, Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles before the finale in Newark on May 8. Marking a decade of leading the Company forward, Artistic Director Robert Battle presents Ailey’s renowned artists in a diverse repertory of premieres, new productions, and Ailey classics. Highlights include a Battle 10th Anniversary program; two world premieres adapted from video to stage, For Four by Robert Battle and Holding Space by Ailey Resident Choreographer Jamar Roberts; the return of hip-hop innovator Rennie Harris’s acclaimed Lazarus; 50 Years of Cry commemorating Ailey’s beloved classic dedicated to “all Black women everywhere—especially our mothers;” and Ailey & Ellington, spotlighting cherished classics from the series of more than a dozen ballets that Alvin Ailey created celebrating the musical genius of the eminent American composer Duke Ellington. Alvin Ailey’s American masterpiece Revelations, which has inspired generations through its powerful storytelling and soul- stirring spirituals since its creation in 1960, will reach all cities on the North American tour.

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Memphis Flyer - Alvin Ailey ‘Invites Audience into a Conversation’ Through Dance

When the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens its latest touring show at the Orpheum Theatre this Friday, March 3, it’s bringing more than entertainment: it’s a whole way of looking at the world, and our own history. The company’s repertory has always taken on such major themes, and this year’s iteration is no different. To dig deeper into the programming this time around, the Memphis Flyer reached out to dancer Khalia Campbell, who figures prominently in both the classic Revelations and the more recent In a Sentimental Mood, now enjoying its world premiere on this tour.


Live With Kelly & Ryan - Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Performance

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company members Khalia Campbell, Jacquelin Harris and Solomon Dumas perform an excerpt of Wade in the Water apart of Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, Revelations on Live with Kelly & Ryan.