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Terri Ayanna Wright

Company Manager and Dancer

Terri Ayanna Wright (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a founding member and the company manager of MATHETA Dance. She obtained a BFA with honors from Fordham University and The Ailey School in Dance and Computer Science. Ms. Wright also attended several summer intensives including The Alonzo King LINES Ballet on merit scholarship, as a recipient of the Homer Avila Award. After graduating, Ms. Wright toured domestically and internationally with Ailey II, under the artistic direction of Troy Powell. Since completing her seasons with Ailey II, she has also performed with Buglisi Dance Theatre, and most recently began her second season with Carolyn Dorfman Dance. When not performing, she enjoys teaching Horton through Ailey Extension and killing it on her Michael Jackson Wii game.