A Conversation with Judith Jamison, Artistic Director Emerita of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Note: You will be asked to present your ticket at the door. Tickets are attached via email confirmation.
Lesley University presents
the Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist Lecture series
A Conversation with Judith Jamison
Legendary dancer and Iconic choreographer
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | 7:00pm
Lesley University Brattle Campus
10 Phillips Place
Judith Jamison cast a spell over audiences from her first appearance with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1965. Trained in classical ballet, Jamison appeared with ballet companies all over the world, starred on Broadway, and founded The Jamison Project.
She returned to the Ailey company as artistic director in 1989, choreographing dances that speak to the African American spirit and the human experience. Along the way, she earned numerous awards, including a Kennedy Center Honor and a National Medal of Arts.
Seating is limited and tickets are required but free of charge.
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Lesley University is committed to active learning, scholarly research, critical inquiry, and diverse forms of artistic practice through close mentoring relationships among students, faculty, and practitioners in the field. Lesley prepares graduates with the knowledge, skill, understanding, and ethical judgment to be catalysts who shape a more just, humane, and sustainable world.