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two dancers dressed in white in front of a fountain for table of silence

A Reimagined Memorial: Table of Silence Photo Gallery

September 11, 2020

The 9/11 Table of Silence Project, presented by Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, featured socially-distanced choreography this year.

Lindsay Jorgensen s had to bring the dance studio to her house after escalations of the coronavirus

Dancing Together, Hundreds of Miles Apart

April 28, 2020

Lindsay Jorgensen, Fordham College Lincoln Center ’20, reflects on being sent home mid-semester as a senior. Without a chance to say goodbye to her greatest mentors, she uses technology to expand her craft.

Barre-d From the Studio

April 26, 2020

Eleven Ailey/BFA students spoke to The Observer about transitioning to online instruction.

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

April 1, 2020

Dance, theater and visual arts students are being presented with a learning curve as their hands-on, physicality-focused classes must now fit within the framework of Zoom.

Dancers from different routines in 'The Nutcracker,' such as the Candy Cane dancers and the Sugar Plum Fairy, performed at the event.

‘Behind the Magic’ Celebrates ‘Nutcracker’ Traditions

December 21, 2019

The New York City Ballet gave audiences and dance aficionados a look into the secrets behind the perennial holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker.”

Nine Ailey dancers performed to the choirs' live rendition of

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

December 17, 2019

The annual Festival of Lessons and Carols fills the Church of St. Paul the Apostle to the brim with people and melodious music.

Ailey/Fordham students and alumni (left to right) Marquise Hitchcock, FCLC '18, Maya Addie, FCLC '21, Isabel Wallace-Green, FCLC '19, and Nicholas Begun, FCLC '21, will all perform in this year's show.

Ailey Students Dance in Christmas Spectacular

November 13, 2019

Maya Addie, FCLC ‘21, and other Fordham-Ailey dancers are featured in Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular from Nov. 8 to Jan. 5.

Amanda Egan and Siobhan Murray are two of 32 seniors from the Fordham/Ailey B.F.A. Program. Like some of their peers, they plan to audition for professional dance companies.

Fordham/Ailey BFAs Go Out With a Bang (And a Battement)

May 1, 2019

Seniors from the B.F.A. program, Amanda Egan and Siobhan Murray, discuss the Senior Showcase and reflect on life after the Ailey School.

Table of Silence, which was launched in 2011, features both professional dancers and Fordham/Ailey BFA students.

Dancers Bring NYC to a Pause on 9/11

September 26, 2018

Pedestrians from all over New York City gathered around the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center on...

Wallace-Greene, Houston, and Addie squeeze in a study break before rehearsal. (JON BJÖRNSON/THE OBSERVER)

Ailey Students are Raising the Barre

April 18, 2018

At Fordham Lincoln Center, there are a wide variety of majors to choose from. All will lead to heavy wo...


Bailar Para Juntar

September 14, 2017

By CARSON THORNTON GONZALEZ Features Editor We all strive to find that which incorporates what we love with a way ...

Ailey Dancer Combines Her Love for Dance With Visual Arts

May 9, 2017

By Angelika Menendez Social Media Editor Despite having a busy schedule because of the Ailey dance program, Sar...