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Jennifer Archibald
Jennifer Archibald, founder and artistic director of the Arch Dance Company, graduated from the Alvin Ailey School and Maggie Flannigan acting conservatory specializing in the Meisner technique. Her work was performed at The Kennedy Center, Aaron Davis Hall, Lincoln Theater, New World Theater, Duke on 42nd Street, Abron Arts Centre, Jacob's Pillow Inside Out Stage, on MTV, as well as in Europe, Russia and Canada. Jennifer has also choreographed for Ailey 2, Atlanta Ballet, MADCO Dance Company, NBA New York Knicks City Dancers, the Ailey School, and the outdoor Solstice Festival in Times Square. For 2013 Jennifer has been selected as a choreographic Fellow for Ailey's New Directions Choreography Lab under the direction of Robert Battle. Her work was featured outdoors in the heart of Time Square for the Solstice Dance Festival, and was presented by the Bates Dance Festival in a gala concert of international choreographers in 2008, 2011 and 2013. Jennifer's one-woman-show was produced at The Studio@620's "Le Salon de Danse" in St. Petersburg, FL. She is a recipient of the "Talk of The Arts" award from the University of South Florida, which has also honored choreographers Donald McKayle, Bill Irwin and Bill T. Jones. She has worked with chart-listed singers Ludacris and Shaggy as well as actors such as Audrey Tautou (The DaVinci Code and Amelie) as a movement specialist and choreographer. She has staged various off-Broadway shows working with the casts from Bring in Da Noise and Da Funk and the musical Cats and has choreographed Carousel, The Music Man, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Pippin for professional theater companies. She is currently on faculty at Dance New Amsterdam, Steps on Broadway, CAP 21 America's Musical Theatre Conservatory. She is a continued guest artist for Broadway Dance Center, Bates Dance Festival and Florida Dance Festival. She has been a resident artist and lecturer at Princeton University, University of South Florida, Ailey Fordham, Joffrey Ballet School, University of Illinois, Goucher College, Virginia Commonwealth University, East Carolina University, Columbia, Studio Harmonique in France, Balettakademien, Beijing Ballet Academy, and has taught internationally in France, Mexico, Sweden, Canada, Russia and Ecuador.
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