Ailey Company to Offer Dance and Fitness Classes

Classic Arts News   Ailey Company to Offer Dance and Fitness Classes
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will offer a series of dance and fitness classes to the public starting in March 2005, the company announced.

The classes, called the Ailey Extension, will take place at the company's new home, the Joan Weill Center for Dance, at West 55th St and 9th Avenue.

Classes will be offered at different levels in different dance forms, including ballroom, hip hop, West African, Cuban salsa, Argentine tango, Afro-Caribbean, capoeira, and ballet, in addition to other movement techniques such as pilates, yoga, and Horton fundamentals. Expert teachers in each discipline, as well as former AAADT company members, will lead the classes.

Prices range from $14 to $17. For more information, go to

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