COMMUNITY DAY AT NYU TISCH DANCE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH

ALICIA GRAF MACK, Director of Dance at The Juilliard School

We are thrilled to announce, in addition to Special Friday, we will be hosting master classes in honor of Community Day on October 18th, 2019!

Please stay tuned for information on how to sign-up for these classes! Open to Tisch Dance and Tisch Drama majors only.

Alicia Graf Mack, Director of Dance at The Juilliard School, will be teaching a modern technique masterclass at NYU Tisch Dance from 1:00-3:00 PM!

Alicia Graf Mack enjoyed a distinguished career as a leading dancer of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She has also been a principal dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and she has danced as a guest performer with Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet, Beyoncé, John Legend, Andre 3000, and Alicia Keys. Graf Mack graduated magna cum laude with honors in history from Columbia University and holds an MA in nonprofit management from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2007, Smithsonian magazine named her an American Innovator of the Arts and Sciences. She is a recipient of the Columbia University Medal of Excellence, an award given each year to an alumnus who has demonstrated excellence in their field of work. In 2008, she delivered the keynote address to the graduates of Columbia University’s School of General Studies. As a dance educator, Graf Mack most recently taught as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston and was a visiting assistant professor at Webster University. She is a co-founder of D(n)A Arts Collective, an initiative created to enrich the lives of young dancers through master classes and intensives. She began her inaugural season as director of the Juilliard Dance Division in the fall of 2018.

Brett Sturgis original cast of Broadway musical "Get on Your Feet!"

Brett Sturgis original cast of Broadway musical "Get on Your Feet!"

Brett Sturgis from the original cast of the broadway musical "Get on your Feet" will be teaching a salsa dance class from 3:30-5:30 PM!

Born and raised in the Bronx, NY. Began dancing and singing at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. Thank you to all my teachers and family. You've provided the tools that I use to shine in this moment! Theater: Aida (Holland); Sweet Charity (national tour); Fuerza Bruta; Twist; Jesus Christ Superstar-The Gospel. Vocal/Writing/Arrangements: Jay Cole, Kanye West, Veronica, Andrea Martin, Tommy Hobson, J.J Martin, The British Rock Symphony. National commercials: Nissan "Summer Savings," Hershey "Take Five," Genspec Vitamins. Dance/Choreography: Frankie Negron, Madonna/Hard Candy, Chris Brown, Neyo, Georgina Verban, Tito Puente, Brooke Valentine, Stagga Lee f/M.V.P, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, DLG, Tito Nieves, Neyo, La India, Orchestra De La Luz, Culture Shock, La Santa Luz Dance Co.