The Ailey School Alumni Association

The Ailey School has been training outstanding artists since 1969 and our graduates have been making an impact on the dance world for over 50 years. Our esteemed alumni have forged successful careers across the globe as dancers, choreographers, artistic directors, educators, and arts administrators. This wide scope of dance professions is a reflection of the diverse education offered at The Ailey School. Students are nurtured by a faculty of distinguished professionals and dedicated administrative staff. Alumni credit their Ailey education with teaching them to foster expressiveness, develop skills of critical analysis, and a willingness to take risks.
Launched in 2015, The Ailey School Alumni Association (ASAA) offers alumni the opportunity to re-connect with their peers and with the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation community through a wide range of activities and events. Benefits of the ASAA include a discounted open class rate, alumni-only master classes, group rate tickets to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's seasons at City Center and Lincoln Center, and more.
Below is the growing list of alumni profiles that reflect the eclectic careers and activities our alumni have engaged in. If you are a graduate of one of our Professional Division Programs and would like to be featured on this list, please contact us and let us know what you are up to!


Alumni Overview

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Name
Program
Professional Experience
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Renegade Performance Group; Ailey II (2004-2006)
Alia Kache
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Metropolitan Opera
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Elisa Monte Dance; FJK Dance
Fadi J. Khoury
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Fabian Prioville Company (Canada); Gallim Dance
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Lustig Dance Theater
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Yaa Samar! Dance Theater
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Donlon Dance Company
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Hamilton: An American Musical (Chicago); Company XIV
Malik Shabazz Kitchen
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Miss'ile SkateDance Company
Cecile Benlolo (Klaus)
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Ailey II
Program: Independent Study Program
Position(s): Gwen Rakotovao Company
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): "The King and I"; Elisa Monte Dance
Mindy Lai
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Kansas City Ballet
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): The Wrio Production; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Ailey II
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Ballett am Rhein (Germany)
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Dance Theatre of Harlem; Ailey II
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): LED; Mook Dance Company
Molly Levy
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Morales Dance
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Ailey II (2015-2017)
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Paul Taylor Dance Company
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE, A Dance Company
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Dancer/Swing at Shuffle Along on Broadway
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Philadanco!
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Mark Morris Dance Group
Program: Independent Study Program
Position(s): New Chamber Ballet
Miro Magloire
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): The Lion King (Rafiki National Tour)
Gregory Manning, II
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Ailey II (2008-2010)
Levi Philip Marsman
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Ailey II
Kyle H. Martin
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Cirque du Soleil
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Cirque du Soleil "Zumanity" (Las Vegas); Martha Graham Dance Company
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Complexions Contemporary Ballet; Koresh Dance Company
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Knicks City Dancers
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Graham 2
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Dallas Black Dance Theater: Ailey II (2008-2010)
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Ballet Black (Great Britain)
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Battery Dance Company; Fist and Heel Performance Group
Clement Mensah
Program: Independent Study Program
Position(s): Dakshini Dance Company
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Preston Miller Project
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Holland American Line Cruise Ship
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre; Steps Repertory Ensemble
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): The Ailey School, Horton Faculty & Certificate Program Faculty Advisor
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Radio City Rockettes
Danelle Morgan
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Steps Repertory Ensemble
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Diversity of Dance, Inc.; Ailey II
Program: Scholarship Program
Position(s): Ailey II (2014-2016)
Annellyse Munroe
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Re:borN Dance Interactive; Indie-Ballet Collaborative
Boroka Nagy
Program: Certificate Program
Position(s): Freelance dancer
Sofia Nappi
Program: BFA Program
Position(s): Freelance dancer