Judith Jamison is a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She’s well known for the solo Cry, which Ailey choreographed on her. She also worked on Broadway, started her own company, and was the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey company for over 20 years. She’s also a choreographer, and has numerous accolades, including a Kennedy Center Honor and an Emmy.
^That’s some footage of Judith Jamison, I was looking for a full video of her performing Cry but it didn’t happen.
^Video of Donna Wood, another ballerina with Alvin Ailey, performing Cry.
^Alvin Ailey dancers in exerpts from a piece choreographed by Judith Jamison, Forgotten Time.
Note: The videos don’t work in your dash, but they do on our blog’s/the post’s actual page, if that makes sense.