Judith Jamison: Artistic Director Emerita, Alvin Ailey Dance Theat

In this interview, dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison talks about studying ballet as a young girl, how she came to join Alvin Ailey's groundbreaking dance company that not only put people of color in the forefront, but did so with excellence, and Ailey's untimely passing that pushed her to into the immense responsibility of running the company.

Judith Jamison

Artistic Director Emerita, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

In this interview, dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison talks about studying ballet as a young girl, how she came to join Alvin Ailey's groundbreaking dance company that put people of color in the forefront, and Ailey's untimely passing, which gave her  the immense responsibility of running the company.

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