Group Visits to Classes

Group Visits to Classes

We have many options for groups of 10 or more visiting the Ailey School, including private classes, participation in regular open classes, class observations, tours of the building, and discounts to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. 

Our Group Coordinator will work with you to create a unique Ailey group experience tailored to your needs, whether you are a private dance studio or a corporation looking for an entertaining offsite activity.  Classes are available for students of varying levels and can be customized to accommodate your specifics and interests.

Available Dance Techniques

  • ballet
  • barre à terre
  • body conditioning
  • Dunham (Afro-Caribbean)
  • hip hop
  • Horton technique
  • jazz
  • Graham-based modern
  • tap
  • West African dance
  • yoga


Group Packages and Options

Rates below are provided as an example only.  Your group coordinator will work with you to plan a personalized event for your group interests and budget.

Private Classes

60-minute classapprox $21/person
90-minute classapprox $25/person

    Additional Options:

    add a 30-minute tour of our world-class facility$5/person
    add an observation of an Ailey class$4/person
    add lunch or souvenirs$18/person (approx)
    add tickets to an Ailey performance in NYC$60-$125/person


    Planning Your Visit

    1. Fill out the Group Request Form and send via mail or fax at least 4 weeks prior to your planned visit.  Our group coordinator will contact you.
    2. Review your personalized itinerary.
    3. Send 50% deposit to reserve your group's visit. 
    4. Make Final Payment.  Final payment is due two weeks prior to your scheduled visit.'s arrival.  At that time, the group coordinator will contact you to finalize any additional options and details.

    Refund Policy 

    There are no refunds after final payment, which is due two weeks prior to arrival.  Cancellation of any group visit package will incur a cancellation fee.