Ghrai DeVore


Ghrai DeVore (Washington, DC) began her formal dance training at the Chicago Multicultural Dance Center and was a scholarship student at The Ailey School. She has completed summer programs at the Kirov Academy, Ballet Chicago, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Ms. DeVore was a member of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater 2, Hubbard Street 2, Dance Works Chicago, and Ailey II. She is a recipient of the Danish Queen Ingrid Scholarship of Honor and the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship, and she was a 2010 nominee for the first annual Clive Barnes Award. Ms. DeVore joined the Company in 2010.

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Near the end of Rennie Harris' new piece 'Home' for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, there is a section that the dancers have dubbed "twinkletoes" for its fast footwork. As they rehearse it, Ghrai DeVore flicks through the intricate, rapid combination with delicacy and prcision.
The American Dancer Ghrai DeVore from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater received the Danish Queen Ingrid Scholarship of Honor of 250,000 Danish Kroner ($48,560) in Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Thursday, June 30, 2011.


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Ghrai DeVore and Renaldo Gardner perform an excerpt of Alvin Ailey's "Revelations".



Company member and French Guiana native Yannick Lebrun speaks to the Ailey Blog about his new work "Chemical Water," created for the Ailey Dancers Resource Fund benefit performance 'Dance Works Unhinged.'