Free Event in Skyline Room at NJCU School of Business
Jersey City, N.J., November 9, 2017 â€“ New Jersey City University (NJCU) will present an evening with Judith Jamison â€“ the iconic dancer, choreographer and Artistic Director Emeritus of the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater â€“ on Wednesday, November 15, 7:00 â€“ 8:30 p.m., at the NJCU School of Business, Skyline Room, Harborside 2, 200 Hudson Street in Jersey City.
As a dancer, Ms. Jamison became one of modern dance’s great performers and she was appointed Artistic Director of the company in 1989 at the request of Alvin Ailey, himself. During her tenure, she shaped the company into the foremost modern dance troupe in the country, and built a permanent home and school for them in Manhattan. Ms. Jamison has received many awards for her accomplishments as an artist and director, and she is being inducted into the 2017 Crain’s Hall of Fame this month, which honors leaders from business, philanthropy and the arts who have left a major impact on New York.