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‘Behind the Magic’ Celebrates ‘Nutcracker’ Traditions

‘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.”

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

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 Students Dance in Christmas Spectacular

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.

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

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

April 30, 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.

Dancers Bring NYC to a Pause on 9/11

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...

Ailey Students are Raising the Barre

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

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...

Hyman Steps into Stardom at Ailey II

April 21, 2017

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...

Martha Graham Returns: Dance Company Returns to Joyce Theater

March 9, 2017

By MCCALL SHEETZ Contributing Writer The Martha Graham Dance Company performed at the Joyce Theater from Feb. 14-26, showcasing three different...

BFA Students Join Alvin Ailey in Production of “Memoria”

BFA Students Join Alvin Ailey in Production of “Memoria”

November 15, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer For many dancers, taking the New York City stage is a milestone, ...

Conan Heads to Alvin Ailey

Conan Heads to Alvin Ailey

November 8, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR29Mlby5o4 By MORGAN STEWARD Arts and Culture Co-Editor A few lu...