Who is Judith Jamison?

  • (noun): United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1944).
    Synonyms: Jamison

Judith Jamison

Judith Ann Jamison (born May 10, 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American dancer and choreographer, best known as the Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Judith Jamison - Awards
... • New York State Governor’s Arts Award (1998) • Kennedy Center Honors for her contribution to American culture through dance (1999). ...

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    Dance is bigger than the physical body. ...When you extend your arm, it doesn’t stop at the end of your fingers, because you’re dancing bigger than that; you’re dancing spirit.
    Judith Jamison (b. 1943)

    ...I have ... been guilty of watching Westerns without acknowledging that Native Americans have gone through the same madness as African Americans. Isn’t it extraordinary that sometimes the most offended have not seen others being offended?
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