Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Alicia Graf-Mack | Steps on Broadway Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Alicia Graf-Mack
Alicia Graf Mack began her inaugural season as Dean and Director of the Juilliard Dance Division in fall 2018. She enjoyed a distinguished career as a leading dancer of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and a principal ballerina with Dance Theatre of Harlem. She has also danced with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and 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 annual award given 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.

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