Master Class with Fana Tesfagiorgis will take place Tuesday, June 20, noon-2 p.m. at Madison Ballet Studios, 160 Westgate Mall, Suite I. The event is free and open to the public
Fana Tesfagiorgis began her dance training in Madison. She attended Ballet Madison under the direction of Charmaine Ristow. She continued to study and perform with Madison Ballet, under the direction of W. Earle Smith. Tesfagiorgis joined Ailey II upon graduation, under the direction and of Ms. Sylvia Waters. After 2 years, she began freelance work in NYC until joining the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 2013, under the direction of Robert Battle. Fana has danced with Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance Inc., Brian Harlan Brooks’ Continuum, Alenka Cizmesja’s Art DeConstructed, Dance Iquail, Freddie Moore’s Footprints, and Samuel Pott’s Nimbus Dance Works.