Judith Jamison is a classically trained dancer, who rose through the narrow ranks of the American dance society. Her masterful grasp on the ballet, tap, jazz and modern techniques granted her a much coveted position in the American Ballet Theatre in 1964. She honed her talent and flourished as a member of the prestigious ABT company, enabling her to gain a position in the Ailey company only a year later.
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