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Judith Jamison Biography

Full nameJudith Jamison
Know asJudith Jamison, Jamison, Judith
Birth placePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth date1943-05-10
Age74 years, 7 month, 3 days
Star signTaurus

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Judith Jamison Biography:

Jamison was with Alvin Ailey business until 1980 and throughout that time gave several famous performances. After Ailey’s departure, Jamison became artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She trained early in dancing and music and attended the Philadelphia Dance School before performing with American Ballet Theatre in 1964. A year after, she moved to Nyc to join the Alvin Ailey business and instantly became a principal dancer.

Jamison remained with Alvin Ailey until 1980 and throughout that time gave several famous performances, including 1967’s The Prodigal Prince, 1969’s Masekela Language and 1971’s Shout, that was a 15-minute solo piece. After leaving the business to show up in the Broadway musical Sophisticated Ladies, Jamison began choreographing her very own works and commenced the Jamison Project in 1988. A year later, soon after Ailey’s departure, Jamison became artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Judith Jamison Biography