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II, Too: The Next Generation of Dance

II, Too: The Next Generation of Dance

March 31, 2019

The Ailey II company sparkles at NYU Skirball with their performances of new choreography and old favorites.

To Mr. Ailey and the Ascent, with Love

To Mr. Ailey and the Ascent, with Love

February 6, 2019

A love letter to the diverse landscape offered by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Fordham Alum Takes on Broadway in “King Kong”

Fordham Alum Takes on Broadway in “King Kong”

January 23, 2019

Gabriel Hyman, FCLC '15, tackles the challenges of performing on Broadway.

An Evening of Dance, Fashion and Progress

An Evening of Dance, Fashion and Progress

October 10, 2018

By BETHANY GREENHO Contributing Writer On Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, the annual Fall Gala at the ...

Fordham/Ailey Alum Says “Hello, Dolly!”

Fordham/Ailey Alum Says “Hello, Dolly!”

February 28, 2018

By CAT REYNOLDS Contributing Writer The joyful, iconic number “Put On Your Sunday Clothes” ignites a ta...

Ailey Alum Seizes the Stage

Ailey Alum Seizes the Stage

December 9, 2017

By Lauren Pagano Staff Writer Celebrating nearly a quarter of a century of dance, the artists of Com...

Ailey Seniors Showcase Their Choreography

Ailey Seniors Showcase Their Choreography

October 12, 2017

For the past month, seniors of the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. program have been conducting rehearsals late...

Overview of October’s Overwhelming Opportunities

Overview of October’s Overwhelming Opportunities

October 12, 2017

While October and its reputation as “spooky season” have begun to the elation of many, others are...

BFA Dancers Pirouette Through the Summer

August 31, 2017

While summer break is typically known for relaxing and recovering from the busy school year, there is ...

The Curtain Closes for This Year’s B.F.A. Seniors

The Curtain Closes for This Year’s B.F.A. Seniors

May 8, 2017

On April 27, the seniors of the Fordham/Ailey B.F.A. Dance Program had their final performance as coll...

Miriam Miller: Balancing School and the Stage

Miriam Miller: Balancing School and the Stage

April 22, 2017

By JENNA BATTAGLIA Staff Writer Miriam Miller is about to embark on her second spring season with th...

Hyman Steps into Stardom at Ailey II

April 21, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Dance

By LAUREN PAGANO Staff Writer Ailey II has been revered by many as “The Next Generation of Dance.” From Germany to Hawaii, everyone seems to agree that something magical occurs each time Ailey II takes the stage. Each theatre they’ve graced has become a place where dancers transform and dreams soar, and this could not...