Dance taught me so much: Respect for my body, commitment, freedom of self, a strong work ethic, self-reflection.
Each month at Dance Magazine, we zero in on budding talent in our “On the Rise” department. Our writers across the country and beyond are continually on the lookout for the dancers and choreographers who are bound to be majors names in the years to come. With 2018 coming to a close, what better time […]
The first time Jacqueline Green auditioned for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, she was 16. She’d taken her first dance class just three years earlier—when teachers had to physically hold her foot to teach her a tendu. Yet when she and a couple of friends learned that Ailey’s main company was holding auditions in Washington, […]
Confidence and grace are the Ailey dancer’s trademarks. Changing dynamics: Green has learned from Ailey veterans like Matthew Rushing. Photo by Eduardo Patino, Courtesy AAADT. Last December, Jacqueline Green’s performance as a flirty working girl out on the town in Another Night, Kyle Abraham’s new work for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, was […]