Alicia Graf Mack (Columbia, MD) trained at Ballet Royale Institute of Maryland under Donna Pidel. Prior to dancing with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 2005 to 2008, Mrs. Mack was a principal dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and a member of Complexions. In addition to performing at several galas and festivals, she has been a guest performer with Alonzo King LINES Ballet, Andre 3000, Beyonce, and Alicia Keys. Mrs. Mack is the recipient of the Columbia University Medal of Excellence and Smithsonian magazine’s Young Innovator Award. She graduated magna cum laude with honors in history from Columbia University and received an M.A. in nonprofit management from Washington University in St. Louis. Mrs. Mack is the co-founder of Daisha and Alicia Graf Arts Collective, an initiative dedicated to enriching lives through the arts. She rejoined the Company in 2011.