Ailey Experience

Ailey Experience is designed to embody the diversity of the Ailey dancer with technique classes introducing dancers ages 8 and up to an exciting world of choreography in a non-competitive environment. 

Ailey Experience NYC Summer Workshops offer dancers from around the world the opportunity to train and perform in a variety of dance techniques at Ailey’s home, The Joann Weill Center for Dance. Classes and workshops are taught by prominent New York choreographers, former Ailey company members, and acclaimed instructors who are committed to offering a unique dance experience.

Ailey Experience Tour expands on Alvin Ailey’s lifelong commitment to bring dance to everyone by transporting leading instructors and former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company members to teach workshops in various cities.

Featured News Releases

Ailey Extension Offers Summer Classes, Workshops, And Intensives For Kids & Teens To Explore Diverse Dance Techniques And Perform Choreography

New York, NY – May 13, 2021 – Ailey Extension is heating things up with new virtual opportunities for kids and teens of all ages and experience levels. From now through August, students ages five to seventeen can get moving with special workshops designed to help them develop skills and boost confidence as they explore different movement styles. Each workshop creates a new opportunity for young dancers to learn and have fun in a welcoming environment surrounded by their peers.