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Alvin Ailey Welcomes Purchase Dancers

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater welcomes three new members to its company this season, and two have ties to Purchase.

 Ashley Mayeux ’11 will join the company at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in July when her contract with Complexions Contemporary Ballet expires.

She joins two fellow alumni from the class of 2011 currently in the company: Samantha Figgins and Chalvar Monteiro.

A second new Ailey member, Constance Stamatiou, also studied dance at Purchase from 2012–2013.

Read more in The New York Times