Groups Tour Guide

405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA Req #78
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and the Ailey Extension.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is hailed as “cultural ambassador to the world” by the U.S. Congress and is renowned for its stellar performances, high-caliber dance training, and innovative educational initiatives which reach nearly 500,000 people around the globe each year. Robert Battle, Artistic Director, continues the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey and furthers the development of a cultural community which provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The Ailey organization has a rich and inspiring history rooted in African-American traditions and provides young people with a range of role models within its group of experienced instructors. Ailey Extension employs part-time Tour Guides and Greeters for giving tours at the Ailey Studios and escorting them to assigned locations.

Ailey Extension Tour Guides/Greeters reports to the Group Visits Coordinator, Chanay James and is responsible for supporting the mission of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation and pass on its legacy. 


- Memorization skills
- Ability to retain information and answer questions
- Ability to speak loudly and clearly
- Patience with groups of people all ages
- Time flexibility
- Personable demeanor


Tour Guides/Greeters are paid on a hourly salary basis.


Interested dance instructors should visit the Alvin Ailey website at to become familiar with the Ailey organization and specifically about the Ailey School.  To apply click on the apply link completing the required information.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Friday, February 7, 2020
  • 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA