Workshops for Adults



Hip-Hop Performance Workshop with Robin Dunn

August 6-21
In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, Robin will lead dancers through an exploration of power through movement. This workshop will provide tools to help students build confidence, stage presence and technique.

Master Class with Hope Boykin

August 6
Hope Boykin's teaching style offers students a new way of gaining self-awareness. Each student will achieve an understanding of physical expression and discover the necessary tools to improve their technique.

Contemporary-Modern Master Class with Glenn Allen Sims

August 7
19-year Ailey company veteran Glenn Allen Sims is a world-renowned performer and master dance instructor. His class highlights ballet principles and interweaves the techniques of Graham, Horton, Limón, and Taylor to create a class that exudes the essence of Ailey.

Performance Workshops

Contemporary Latin Jazz Fusion Performance Workshop

July 16-August 16
Learn great choreography while gaining invaluable performance training and tips with world renowned Latin dance coach Sekou McMiller.

Salsa Performance Workshop with Baila Society

July 29-August 21
Participants will learn spinning, shines, styling, musicality and overall performance technique with an original choreography done by senior repertory members Andre Irving & Gabriela Quiles.

Jazz Performance Workshop with Jeffrey Bynum

July 27–August 19
Each class will highlight styles of some of the greatest choreographers like Alvin Ailey, Talley Beatty and George Faison to name a few.

Horton Performance Workshop

July 28–August 20
In this exciting, breathtaking modern dance work, dancers should prepare to be pushed/challenged to work outside of their comfort zone.

Ballet Performance Workshop with Dawn Hillen

August 4–20
Realize your dreams of performing in a ballet created especially for you with internationally acclaimed choreographer and master teacher Dawn Hillen.

Ailey Extension Summer Showcase 2015

August 22 at 3pm & 7pm
Sit back, relax and enjoy original choreography performed by students of The Ailey Extension. Featured choreographers include: Karen Arceneaux, Jeffrey Bynum, Robin Dunn, Dawn Hillen, Sekou McMiller and Andre Irving & Gabriela Quiles of Baila Society.

Hearts of Men

August 23–September 6
This workshop brings together many generations of men in one circle of shared experience. With the opportunity to dance together, dancers learn not only from their peers, but from the eldest and youngest of participants.

Summer Workshops

Fabrice Herrault Ballet Summer Intensive

August 10-21
Renowned ballet instructor Fabrice Herrault and guest teachers present the acclaimed 2-week ballet intensive.

The Ailey Experience 2-Week Workshop

BOTH WEEKS SOLD OUT: Week 1: August 10-14 & Week 2: August 17-21
A unique New York experience for dance students ages 13-18.

The Ailey Experience Jr.

August 10-14
A fun and creative way to keep moving this summer for dancers ages 8–12 years old.