Judith Jamison: To Thine Own Self Be True


On his deathbed, Judith Jamison’s father told her to “be good.” The acclaimed dancer and choreographer believes upholding her father’s dying wish means she must be open, honest and true to herself.

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Judith Jamison is artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York. She joined the company in 1965, and was its principal dancer for many years. In addition to her choreography and teaching work, Jamison advocates for arts education.