The Ailey Experience 2-Week Workshop - Dance Classes NYC

The Ailey Experience 2-Week Workshop


August 8-12 & August 15-19 2016
Monday-Friday from 10:00am-6:00pm

Questions? Check out our Ailey Experience FAQs.

View a sample workshop schedule.

  Week 1: August 8-12

Week 2: August 15-19

2 Week Experience 

An absolutely unique New York experience for dance students ages 13-18!  The Ailey Experience gives dancers from around the world the opportunity to train and perform in a variety of techniques at the prestigious Ailey Studios, the largest dance facility in New York City.

Held at the home of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, our instructors are prominent New York choreographers and teachers who are committed to offering a unique and one of a kind dance experience for all levels. The Ailey Experience is designed to embody the diversity of the Ailey dancer with technique classes in ballet, Horton, contemporary, hip-hop, West African, and Broadway Jazz, while introducing dancers to an exciting world of choreography, creativity and fun in a non-competitive environment.

This program will culminate with a performance at the beautiful floor-to-ceiling windowed studios with the NYC skyline as a backdrop. Our goal is to inspire and motivate a confident and well-rounded student with an unforgettable experience.

All levels are welcome, no prior training necessary.


  • The Ailey Experience workshop includes…
  • All workshop classes held at the home of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, close to shopping, shows and great restaurants
  • Non-stop dance classes with renowned Ailey Faculty and Guest Artists
  • Repertory rehearsals
  • Studio performance
  • Ailey Souvenirs
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Discounted dance classes for parents
  • Welcoming social environment
  • Discounts at local hotels

Students who have registered for the workshop, but cancel prior to July 1, 2016, are entitled to a full refund less an administrative fee of $75 per person.

Please Note: Hotel accommodations are not included in the workshop fee but hotel discounts are available.
Click here to view our Preferred Hotel List and rates

If you have additional questions about the program, please call 212-405-9023 or email

The Ailey Extension gives people from all over the world, the opportunity to strengthen their dance skills, spend their summer in New York City and experience what it’s like to be an Ailey student.



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Single Week Early Bird Discount (Purchase before 5/1/16)


Full Two Weeks

$1,250 (Save $100)

Full Two Weeks Early Bird Discount (Purchase before 5/1/16)


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