Mention in Fast Company

July 07, 2020

Five things schools can learn from this new Zoom summer camp

"The problem is, it can be hard for kids to feel like they’re “playing” when they’re interacting with a flat screen on Zoom. But because Dash Camp employs a team of trained performers, they’re skilled at reading the room and noticing when a child starts losing interest or an activity doesn’t resonate.

For instance, Ella began her dance party a little shy, so her teacher, Terri Wright, called out to her with words of encouragement, which boosted her confidence."

Class Mention in

April 24, 2020

" Alvin Ailey Extension does free live-streamed classes on weekends—and Sunday’s Beginner Horton class, taught by Terri Wright and featuring live drum accompaniment, is a generous hour and a half. Horton, a modern technique based on Native American dances, uses a whole-body approach including lateral stretches and deep lunges. (Simply sign up at least 30 minutes in advance through Mindbody, or on their app.) " 

VoyageDallas: Meet Terri Ayanna Wright

March 30, 2020

Today we’d like to introduce you to Terri Ayanna Wright.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Terri. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.

The Body Issue

April 01, 2019

"Terri Wright was my instructor, and if a giddy smile - ya know the kind you get when you see a perfectly shaped scoop of ice cream on top of a homemade cone - was a person, that'd be Terri. I found the routine we learned rather challenging, but if you're the type of person who takes Zumba and you do one really good pop, or maybe drop, or maybe a good lock (remember I live in the Footloose town so what are the kids doing these days?) and you think to yourself: "I should have been a dancer," take this class. Even my poorly executed Horton moves made me feel like a dancer. I went home and signed up for a slot on So You Think You Can Dance (I did later cancel it, but is that temporary confidence not rewarding in itself?)"

- Sophia Strawser

ESSENCE Magazine featured photo

October 01, 2017

Featured photo in ESSENCE Festival Sponsors Write-Up 

Ailey II - Always a sure bet!

May 23, 2017

featured photo and recognized by name 

Getting to Know Ailey II's Terri Ayanna Wright

March 28, 2017

An inside interview about my journey as a performer with Ailey II. 

Inside Interview of Ailey II Dancer

February 16, 2017

Ms. Wright, alongside artistic director Troy Powell, give their opinions on a new work entitled Stream of Consciousness, choreographed by Marcus J. Willis 

L'esprit d'Alvin Ailey porté par les jeunes danseurs de la compagnie

July 12, 2016

Featured quote in article and in video reel


"Je suis vraiment honorée d'avoir la chance de pourvoir continuer à transmettre son héritage et de continuer à diffuser cette histoire et tout ce qu'il représente, c'est une bénédiction."

Terri Wright - 23 ans Danseuse Compagnie Ailey II

Ailey Featured in Dance Teacher Magazine

July 01, 2016

Robert Battle, Artistic Director of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is featured in July issue of Dance Teacher Magazine. Members of Ailey II are photographed. 

Dance Students Leave Inspired

February 25, 2016

Featured Photo in Article 

May 27, 2015

An in depth interview by of my experience as an Ailey/Fordham BFA student and future aspirations 

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