Guest Artist Series: Yannick Lebrun Workshop
Join Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Yannick Lebrun at The Ailey Studios for an inspiring and uplifting Contemporary Modern Dance Workshop for intermediate/advanced dancers. Just weeks before Mr. Lebrun takes the stage during Ailey’s Lincoln Center season (June 12-16, 2019), he will share his warm spirit and mesmerizing movement style in this one-night-only workshop on May 31.
This workshop takes place at The Joan Weill Center for Dance – NYC’s largest building dedicated to dance and the home of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Sign-up and more information is available at www.aileyextension.com.
Yannick Lebrun, of Cayenne, French Guiana, began training in his native country at the Adaclam School under the guidance of Jeanine Verin. After graduating high school in 2004, he moved to New York City to study at The Ailey School as a scholarship student. Mr. Lebrun has performed works by choreographers Troy Powell, Debbie Allen, Scott Rink, Thaddeus Davis, Nilas Martins, Dwight Rhoden, and Francesca Harper. He was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2011, and, in 2013, France-Amériquemagazine highlighted him as one of the 50 most talented French in the United States. In November 2016 Mr. Lebrun was a guest performer with The Royal Ballet in Wayne McGregor’s Chroma. Mr. Lebrun was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2008.