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Terri Wright


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Terri Ayanna Wright is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program with honors in 2015. As a student at The Ailey School, she performed works by Hope Boykin, Matthew Rushing, Martha Graham, Nathan Trice, and Astrid Von Ussar.  After graduating with a dual degree in dance and computer science, Ms. Wright toured domestically and internationally with Ailey II, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell.  She has also studied at The Alonzo King LINES Ballet Summer Intensive on merit scholarship, as a recipient of the Homer Avila Award.  Ms. Wright has performed with Buglisi Dance Theatre and is a founding member and company manager of MATHETA Dance, a project-based afro-modern dance company with the mission to ‘speak through movement.’ In 2017, Ms. Wright joined Carolyn Dorfman Dance. She teaches the Horton techniqe in the Ailey Extension.