Denise Jefferson Fund

The Ailey School

Founded in 1969, The Ailey School serves approximately 3,500 students each year, offering over 300 classes weekly in a wide range of dance techniques taught by the highest-caliber instructors in the field. The Ailey School is among the most diverse dance schools in the nation, with students representing a broad spectrum of cultural backgrounds from across the country and around the world.

The Ailey School, in collaboration with Fordham University, also offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in dance which combines classes in dance technique and performance opportunities with a liberal arts core curriculum taught by Fordham University faculty.

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