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Alvin Ailey

The Ailey School has been training world-class dancers since Alvin Ailey first opened it in Brooklyn, New York, in 1969. Guided by Mr. Ailey’s mission that dance is for everybody, The School offers programs for aspiring dancers ages 3 to 25. Our four full-time Professional Division programs for students 17 to 25, Pre-Professional training programs for dancers 7 to 17, and two exciting Summer Intensives are taught by our prestigious faculty of dance professionals. Our programs offer a diverse curriculum of dance techniques, ensemble performing experience, physical therapy services, and personal and career advisement that prepare our students for the rigors and the challenges of a career in dance. A proven path to success, The Ailey School has trained 75% of the current members of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and our alumni have forged successful careers throughout the globe as performers, choreographers, artistic directors, and dance educators. AlvinAIley.org/School

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