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Jacquelin Harris

Jacquelin Harris (Charlotte, NC) began her dance training at Dance Productions Studios under the direction of Lori Long. Ms. Harris received a silver ARTS award from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts and was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts semifinalist. She has studied at Joffrey Ballet School and The School at Jacob’s Pillow and graduated with honors from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program in Dance. In 2016 Ms. Harris was named one of “25 to Watch” by Dance Magazine. She received a 2017 dance fellowship from the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. Most recently, she was one of 75 dancers across the world to perform in Merce Cunningham's Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event, which won a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award. She was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2014.

Jacquelin Harris, Dancer and Math Major, on Her First Year With Alvin Ailey - The New York Times

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