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Duke Ellington School of Arts Alumni – Ari Lennox

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts (established 1974) is a high school located at 35th Street and R Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., and dedicated to arts education. Graduates of the school are prepared to pursue an artistic and theatric occupation. In addition to completing the traditional public school college prep curriculum, students must audition for and complete studies in one of the following artistic areas: dance, literary media and communications, museum studies, instrumental music, vocal music, theater, technical design and production, and visual arts. The Duke Ellington School of the Arts is known for celebrity alumni, including Ari Lennox, Dave Chappelle, Lamman Rucker and Samira Wiley. For students, the historic institution helped them leverage the arts as a sustainable path to success. #dukeellington #dukeellingtonschoolofarts #arilennox #dreamville #ourconic #ahmadsings