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Adanna Smalls

Adanna Smalls (Brooklyn, NY) began her dance training at the Abrons Arts Center/ Henry Street Settlement in New York City. In 2021, she graduated as an Ailey dance major from the Professional Performing Arts School, and she is a recent graduate of the Certificate Program at The Ailey School. Ms. Smalls has worked with choreographers and artists such as Clifton Brown, Norbert De La Cruz III, Ronald K. Brown, Aubrey Lynch, and NaTalia Johnson. She also performed in Alvin Ailey’s Bird Live in 2021 and Memoria in 2022 during AILEY’s New York City Center seasons. This is Ms. Smalls’ first season as an apprentice with Ailey II.