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Ezra Ezzard

Ezra Ezzard is a graduate of Fordham University, where he was a student in the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program. He has performed works by world-renowned choreographers, Alvin Ailey, Hope Boykin, Ronald K. Brown, Jaculyn Buglisi, Christopher Huggins, Max Luna III, Freddie Moore, and Matthew Rushing. In 2006, Ezzard was a guest dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Ailey's Memoria. Ezzard made his Carnegie Hall debut in May of 2008 with the Aeros Quintet. He served as Production Assistant of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, under the direction of world renowned Artistic Director, Judith Jamison. Ezra has performed with the Connecticut Ballet and HopeBoykin Dance. He is an proud alumni of Public Allies NY and an Emerging Leader of New York Arts Fellow. He is also the Director of Rentals and Adult Programs at The Harlem School of the Arts, where he is responsible for increasing earned revenue and the management of the HSA Theater.

So Where Do Artists Work?
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So Where Do Artists Work?

28 June 2012

Ezra Ezzard talks about the rich history and bright future of Harlem, and the necessity of keeping it an affordable place to make art and develop artistic voices.