The Accidental Star: Ailey's Jacqueline Green

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, […]

On the Rise: Jacqueline Green

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 […]

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